Site: Global Switch Paris East-West

Company: Global Switch
Metro: Paris
Country: France
Region: Western Europe
Region: Europe
Region: EMEA
Region: World
7-9 Rue Petit

Gross SqFt: 553,544
Total Power: ??? NN
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Ownership: Global Switch owns the building.

Site Address Sq M SqFt Power MVA
Paris East 34,604sq m 372,474 27MVA
Paris West 16,822sq m 181,070 27MVA
Total 51,426sq m 553,544 54


  • The data centre is located 6km from the financial district and city centre
  • 2 train stations are located within a 10 minute walk
  • Paris Charles de Gaulle airport is 45 minutes away by car

Building Overview

  • Global Switch owns the freehold
  • Purpose built
  • Exceeds Tier III operational performance
  • 6 data floors
  • Flexible IT space with ability to create bespoke environments as required

Main Structural Features

  • Reinforced concrete frame with reinforced concrete floors, metal faced cladding and glazing
  • 3.3-3.8m slab to slab height
  • Raised floor height of 600-800mm
  • Minimum from raised floor: typical 3m clear height to underside of deepest beam
  • Floor loading of 10kN/m²
  • 1 or 2 goods lift (10 tonnes), 2 passenger lifts per data center


  • East: 15kV utility supply with N+1 redundancy
  • East: Utility power supply capacity of 27MVA (current and planned)
  • West: 20kV utility supply with N+1 redundancy
  • West: Utility power supply capacity of 27MVA (current and planned)
  • Technical (IT) power supplied by on-site 2N static UPS
  • Mechanical systems backed up by standby generator system with N+1 redundancy
  • Fully diverse power distribution to technical areas
  • On-site fuel storage to support 48 hours at full capacity with 24x7x365 fuel delivery
  • Offering 800 W/m2 as standard, with higher power density solutions fully supported


  • East: 22.8MW of installed cooling provision
  • West: 18MW of installed and planned cooling provision
  • Minimum N+1 resilience on all systems
  • CRAC units control temperature and humidity in technical space within the recommended range of ASHRAE TC9.9
  • Diverse distribution pipework throughout
  • Condenser water cooling system


  • 2 dedicated Meet Me Rooms
  • 2 diverse building entry points
  • Diverse cable routes and pathways
  • Campus fibre system interconnecting Paris West and Paris East
  • Roof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment


  • Operations Centre manned 24x7x365
  • Security guard patrols 24x7x365
  • Continuous CCTV surveillance of external and internal areas
  • CCTV records kept for 31 days
  • Comprehensive intruder detection and alarms to all areas


ISO 9001:2008, 14001:2004, 27001:2013
OHSAS 18001:2007

Map and Nearby Locations:

7-9 Rue Petit

SITES within 15 miles of Global Switch Paris East-West

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Distance Site name SqFt MW
1.20 miles AtlasEdge North (Bessieres) 10,269 3
1.69 miles Level3 Paris (Boulevard de Verdun)
1.76 miles Equinix Courbevoie PA7 21,204 4
2.08 miles zColo Courbevoie 1
2.29 miles Claranet Faubourg Elysées
2.53 miles Cogent La Garenne-Colombes
3.01 miles Telehouse Paris 1 10,000
3.12 miles zColo Saint-Denis 1
3.12 miles Equinix Paris Saint Denis PA2, PA3 139,845 18
3.13 miles zColo Poissonnière 8,000 1

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April 2019

GS Paris West Data Sheet (PDF)

March 2019

GS Paris East Data Sheet (PDF)