Site: e-shelter Frankfurt 4

Company: e-shelter
Metro: Frankfurt
State: Hesse
Country: Germany / Deutschland
Region: Western Europe
Region: Europe
Region: EMEA
Region: World
Site Stats:
Current Under Construction Potential Expansion Total at Full Buildout
Building SqFt: 258,334 258,334
Gross SqFt:
Usable SqFt:
Office SqFt:
Power (MW): 9.70 70.30 80.00

Frankfurt 4 Data Center, located 15 km west of the city center in the area of Hattersheim. The Frankfurt 4 Data Center campus will be built in phases and the first buildings are scheduled to be operational in mid-2019. Once fully built, the Frankfurt 4 Data Center will have 24,000 sqm of available colocation white space and will be supported by 80 MW of IT load.

Power supply:

  • Power supply at 110 kV level from two substations with two feeds
  • Own substation with two 110/20 kV transformers n+1
  • Two separate UPS systems (A- and B-supply) and redundant emergency power system with diesel generators


  • Monitoring by e-shelter own 24/7 Security Command and Control Center with security personnel from e-shelter security on-site
  • Standardized security processes and the 7-level security system secure the tenant areas and technical operations
  • 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-tunnelling protection

Technical operations:

  • Monitoring of all critical infrastructure by e-shelter own operation staff on-site
  • Standardized operation processes with amplified technical systems redundancy in order to ensure maximum reliability


  • Carrier-neutral
  • Carrier-mix from global Tier I supplier to local supplier
  • 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 Frankfurt 3 and Frankfurt 1 campus; on request, also to commercial third-party data centers in the Rhein-Main area
  • Internet connection from 1 up to 10 Gbit/s as an additional service

Map and Nearby Locations:

Hattersheim, Frankfurt, Germany (Address is Approximate )

SITES within 15 miles of e-shelter Frankfurt 4

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Distance Site name SqFt MW
4.86 miles Equinix Frankfurt FR4 FR6 86,002
5.80 miles CyrusOne Frankfurt IV
5.86 miles CyrusOne Frankfurt III 123,786 22.00
5.86 miles CyrusOne Frankfurt II 80,729 17.60
5.86 miles CyrusOne Frankfurt I 53,819 36.00
5.90 miles Digital Frankfurt Sossenheim 179,757 27.00
5.91 miles Colt Frankfurt West
6.09 miles Digital Lyoner Strasse 28 38,750 8.48
6.33 miles Level3 Frankfurt (Rüsselsheimer)
6.45 miles Global Switch Frankfurt 304,705 22.40
Rupprecht Rittweger, e-shelter founder and CEO, is second from the right.

Phase 1 of e-shelter's Frankfurt 4 datacenter nearing completion in May 2019
Rendering of e-shelter's fourth facility in FRA
Source: e-shelter
Rupprecht Rittweger, e-shelter founder and CEO, is second from the right.
Frankfurt 4 Launch Event

Rupprecht Rittweger, e-shelter founder and CEO, is second from the right.

Source: e-shelter
German Colocation Matrix (2017) Rankings by Research in Action
Posted in Germany / Deutschland
Source: Computer World and Research in Action

June 2019

FRA4 data sheet (en)

June 2019

FRA4 data sheet (German)