e-shelter, the data centre provider in Europe and an NTT Communications Group Company, has acquired a new development site in Frankfurt, which will be its 4th location in the city.
The expansion comes on the back of strong customer demand in Frankfurt, as market leader, e-shelter already operates 3 sites across the city, including Europe's largest data centre campus, Frankfurt 1.
The "Frankfurt 4 Data Center" campus is located in Hattersheim in the west of the city and will feature 5 DC buildings built out in phases, with the first building of 9.7MW IT load scheduled to open in early 2019. Once fully built out, the site is capable of housing up to 60MW IT load and 24,000 sqm of IT space, supporting an average power density of 2.5 kW/sqm.
The new facility will follow e-shelter's successful business model – offering both wholesale and retail colocation services, along with hybrid IT enterprise solutions and it will also fulfil NTT Communication's Nexcenter global data centre standards.
The "Frankfurt 4 Data Center" will offer flexible and scalable colocation space with high power density, carrier neutrality, cloud network access, connectivity and on-site support services, as well as on site first-class dedicated service personnel 24/7. Customers will be able to choose from flexible colocation deployments of single rack colocation and suites through to turnkey build to suit or shell & core solutions.
e-shelter currently operates across ten locations in the DACH region and a data centre area of around 90,000 sqm. Outside of DACH e-shelter is also expanding to new markets with a new data center campus opening in Amsterdam in early 2019 and development sites secured in both Madrid and London.
The essential specifications of the new Frankfurt 4 Data Center campus include:
- 60MW IT load capacity
- 24,000 sqm IT space
- Separate emergency power supply and
- Average power density of 2,5 kW/sqm