e-shelter's growth trajectory continues

e-shelter, a data center provider in Europe and an NTT Communications Group company, has announced the development of its first data center in the Netherlands, the company said.

The new data center “Amsterdam 1 Data Center” will be built out in four phases of 4,000 sqm IT space and will follow e-shelter´s successful business model — offering both wholesale and retail colocation services, along with hybrid IT enterprise solutions.

e-shelter acquired the 40,000 sqm development site in Schiphol-Rijk and secured planning permission for 16,000 sqm of IT space across two buildings and construction of the facility is now underway. Phase one, with an initial 6MW IT load, is scheduled for completion and will be ready for service to customers in early 2019.

Once fully completed, the data center will be capable of delivering up to 39.6MW of IT load, and will offer e-shelter´s customers and partners a wide range of flexible and scalable data center services, carrier neutrality with multiple carrier and cloud connectivity options and it will also fulfil NTT Communication´s Nexcenterâ„¢ global data center standards.

e-shelter is one of the data center operators in Europe providing highly secure environments for housing and connectivity of IT and network systems. With a presence in all key city-markets of the DACH-region, e-shelter leverages 300 MW of power capacity to deliver scalable data center solutions. As a subsidiary of NTT Communications, e-shelter is part of a global network of over 140 data centers and over 400,000 sqm of data center space. Among e-shelter´s clients are financial services companies, telecoms operators, public sector, IT service and outsourcing providers as well as cloud service providers.

NTT Communications provides consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimize the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises. These offerings are backed by the company´s worldwide infrastructure, including the global tier-1 IP network, the Arcstar Universal Oneâ„¢ VPN network reaching over 190 countries/regions, and over 140 secure data centers worldwide.