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Henrico is becoming one of the world’s most important Internet hubs

Posted at 2:14 PM, May 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-17 14:14:57-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Drawn by the allure of new possibilities – and by the promise of speed – some 500 technology and business executives from all over the world, representing a variety of industries, gathered in Sandston earlier this month.

They came to the QTS Richmond data center in the White Oak Technology Park May 7 to learn about the latest advancement in internet connectivity – and to learn more about the place that it calls home: Henrico County.

To the uninitiated, the day-long summit may have seemed no different from any other conference in any other place.

But there was no mistaking its significance to those in the room: This was a chance for Henrico County and QTS to officially announce their presence to the internet world in a way no other community on this side of the Atlantic Ocean could.

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