Site: Global Switch Paris East-West

Company: Global Switch
Metro: Paris
Country: France
Region: Western Europe
Region: Europe
Region: EMEA
Region: World
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, 92110 Clichy, France

SITES within 15 miles of Global Switch Paris East-West

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Distance Site name SqFt MW
1.20 miles Colt Paris North (Bessieres) 10,269 2.64
1.69 miles Level3 Paris (Boulevard de Verdun)
1.76 miles Equinix Courbevoie PA7 21,204
2.08 miles zColo Courbevoie 0.60
2.29 miles Claranet Faubourg Elysées
2.53 miles Cogent Paris 2
3.01 miles Telehouse Paris 1 10,000
3.12 miles Equinix Paris Saint Denis PA2, PA3 139,845
3.12 miles zColo Saint-Denis 0.56
3.13 miles zColo Poissonnière 8,000 0.60

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April 2019

GS Paris West Data Sheet (PDF)

March 2019

GS Paris East Data Sheet (PDF)