Colt Frankfurt West: Colt Data Centre Services (Colt DCS) finishes fit-out data center in Frankfurt, Germany

Aug 08, 2023 | Posted by MadalineDunn

Colt Data Centre Services (Colt DCS)' data center fit-out in Frankfurt, Germany, is complete, it has announced. Called Frankfurt West, the facility consists of 14 data halls with a total IT capacity of 25MW. This is two fewer than originally planned.

Mercury Engineering, the main contractor on the project, announced at the beginning of the month it had handed over the data center, having delivered the full MEP fit-out and installed 120 air-cooled chillers, 240 computer room air conditioning units, 18 generators, and 40 UPSs for the 10,000 sqm (107,640 sq ft) of whitespace in the facility.

Commenting on the completion of the build-out Ronan Sheils, Mercury's business unit lead of the data centers and building services division, said: "The delivery of this 25MW data center was performed over two phases, allowing the operator to access vital IT space at the earliest opportunity, which was key to their go-to-market strategy."

"We are extremely proud to have worked in close collaboration with the Colt team in delivering this critical project for their end client. In addition, we completed Frankfurt West in a safe manner, while providing employment opportunities to our local supply chain."