Created in 2006 by Colony Capital, DATA4 is the European specialist in the construction and operation of ultra-secure data centers for French and international companies in the digital, manufacturing, service and banking and insurance sectors, who are seeking to outsource their data.
DATA4 manages flexible, high-performance and carrier- and cloud-neutral data centers, offering solutions from one colocation rack all the way through to purpose-built, dedicated facilities.
DATA4 Group operates data centers in France, Italy and Luxembourg, with a total net technical area of 22,000m² of IT rooms and more than 32 MW of IT power.
2006: Creation of DATA4, joint venture between Alcatel, French telecommunications giant, and Colony Capital, international investment fund.
2007: The first client is hosted on the Paris campus
2009: The third building comes on line
2010: The fourth building comes on line
2011: The fifth building comes on line
2012: The sixth building comes on line and incorporates a high-density room.
2012: Acquisition of 3 data centers in Luxembourg, from Secure IT
2013: Creation of the Milan campus
2014: The first client from Milan is hosted
2015: A new executive committee is appointed to support the Group's growth targets.
2015: Second and third buildings in Milan comes on line
The DATA4 Paris-Saclay site is a large campus consisting of 9 individual data center buildings. The campus can be expanded to support a total of 25 buildings and 100 megawatts.
DATA4 currently owns and operates 3 data centers in Milan, or 6,800 m² of computer rooms, with 10.8 MW of critical power capacity.
The facility was a former Secure IT site that was acquired in 2012.