There’s been a lot of talk about a mass exodus from well-known tech cities, with talented workers and entrepreneurs ditching San Francisco’s sky-high rents and fleeing New York City’s shoebox apartments. Regardless of whether the COVID-19 pandemic will actually bring the demise of these cities, there is one tech hub that has only continued its upward streak over the past several months: Northern Virginia (also known as NOVA), the region just outside of Washington, D.C.
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Call it “Data Center Alley,” “CLoudoun” or just “the home of the Internet,” but Loudoun County is where data from thousands of major apps, millions of websites and countless smart devices travel through.
More than 70 percent of the world’s internet traffic passes through Loudoun’s vast digital infrastructure, making us a key player in the world’s technology economy.
CBS Sunday Morning recently highlighted how the fiber and data center hotspot has helped Loudoun thrive:
Additionally, host David Pogue expanded on his experience in “the cloud,” talking with Yahoo! about the explosive growth of Amazon Web Services: