Region: Middle East
Gross SqFt: 107,639
Total Power: 24.0 Megawatts
Built in 2016, the Turkcell's data center is one of Turkey’s largest. It's located in Gebze, South of Istanbul.
Turkcell’s new data center is spread over a total area of 33,000 square meters. The active area – known as the “white space” - consists of 20 rooms of 500 m2 each. The building has 33 thousand meters of fiber connections. The infrastructure is supported by a 30-megawatt energy capacity and 25 generators of 2500 KVA each. Security is maintained with retina-scanning technology, 146 cameras and 6400 control sensors.
Designed as a data center from the onset, Turkcell’s building in Gebze has a Tier III design certificate as well as a Leed Gold certificate - a mark of sustainability and energy efficiency.
There are 312 earthquake isolation units installed under the building conveyor system on the ground. The datacenter can withstand earthquakes of magnitudes of up to 9.0 on the Richter scale.