e-shelter, a data center provider in Europe and an NTT Communications Group company, has announced the acquisition of new development site in Frankfurt, which will be its 4th location in the city, the company said.
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 center 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 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
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. NTT Communications´ solutions leverage the global resources of NTT Group companies including Dimension Data, NTT DOCOMO and NTT DATA.