Frankfurt has proposed a development plan to regulate data centers in the area. The plan, it says, will prevent the “uncontrolled growth” of data centers. The city is the hub of the data center industry in Germany, and one of the four largest hubs in Europe, taking up 64 hectares (640,000 sqm...
Country: Germany / Deutschland
Region: Western Europe
Total Power: 100.0 Megawatts
The e-shelter Campus Frankfurt 1 data center is the main site of e-shelter, which has a total of around 60,000 sqm of data center and technical space. This makes the site one of Europe’s largest. The almost 54,000 sqm site, which is owned by e-shelter, offers space for five free-standing buildings which have been constructed and equipped especially for use as data centers. The latest buildings, Component F and G will be opened in 2016. The site also has an office building and the e-shelter event center.
Building H was opened in November 2017
- Power supply at 110 kV-level from two substations from two separate feeds
- Additional supply by second provider (100 percent diverse network) at 10 kV level
- Own substation with three 110/20 kV transformers n+1
- Two separate UPS systems (A- and B-supply) as well as redundant emergency power system with diesel generators
- Monitoring by e-shelter own 24/7 control centers
- Armed Security staff from e-shelter security GmbH
- Standardized operation processes with amplified technical systems redundancy in order to ensure maximum reliability
- Access control via non-contact chip and PIN or optional biometrics signature
- Secured perimeter zones with electronically monitored security fencing system, incorporating anti-climb and anti-tunneling protection
- Carrier-mix from global Tier 1 supplier to local supplier (350+ Carrier)
- Direct, redundant connection to DE-CIX
- Via our partner IX Reach direct connection to international internet exchanges
- Cross-Connects are realized via dedicated, redundant designed pipelines
- Datacenter Connects between e-shelter data center Campus Frankfurt 1 and other e-shelter locations, e.g. Frankfurt 3 and Berlin; on request as well to commercial third-party data centers in the Rhine-Main area
- direct fibre optic connection to the e-shelter Frankfurt 3 data center in Rüsselsheim.