E-SHELTER OPENS FOURTH FRANKFURT DATA CENTRE

INDUSTRY NEWS: posted 1 July 2019

PRESS RELEASE:  Frankfurt, Germany - NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) has announced that it has completed phase 1 of its fourth Data Centre campus in Frankfurt.

The facility has been named Frankfurt 4 and is located in Hattersheim in the south-west of Frankfurt.

Frankfurt 4 is operated by e-shelter and is the 12th data centre in the e-shelter portfolio.  Once fully operational, the new campus will boast 24,000 sqm of IT space and 80 MW of IT load across five data centre buildings, supporting high density requirements. 

The latest expansion further strengthens e-shelter's market leading position in Frankfurt which is one of the fastest growing data centre hotspots in Europe. The Hattersheim campus is located approximately 10 km linear distance from the existing e-shelter sites, Frankfurt 1 and Frankfurt 3 and therefore enables customers to seamlessly grow in the region and split deployments over multiple data centre campuses to maximize redundancy and reliability.

The new site offers carrier-neutral colocation services, is connected to e-shelter's e-connect platform and provides access to multiple carriers and major cloud providers as well as to the world's largest internet exchange DE-CIX. Frankfurt 4 customers will have access to the e-shelter innovation lab, which allows customers and partners to test drive and validate cutting edge technology solutions and IT deployments in a live data centre environment.

Rupprecht Rittweger, CEO of e-shelter commented, “Phase 1 of Frankfurt 4 was built in less than 12 months with significant capacity being rented to customers in advance of the opening.  Frankfurt 4 strengthens our position as market leader leveraging a total capacity of more than 400 MVA in Europe with more than 300 MVA available in the Frankfurt region."

Frankfurt 4 is part of the powerful and scalable NTT Com's global data centre network and connectivity ecosystem. Besides Frankfurt 4, e-shelter's current key expansion projects include developments in Amsterdam, Berlin, London and Madrid.

About e-shelter:

e-shelter is one of the leading data centre operators in Europe providing highly secure environments for housing and connectivity of IT and network systems. With a presence in the key city markets in Europe, e-shelter leverages more than 400 MVA of power capacity to deliver scalable data centre solutions.

As a subsidiary of NTT Communications, e-shelter is part of a global network of data centres covering 20+ countries and over 400,000 sqm of data centre space. Among e-shelter's clients are financial services companies, telecom operators, public sector, IT service and outsourcing providers as well as cloud service providers.

In addition to e-shelter, companies such as Arkadin, Dimension Data, itelligence, NTT Communications, NTT DATA and NTT Security are part of the NTT Group in Germany. In this region, the NTT Group represents around 5,300 employees and combined revenue of more than € 1.2 billion. You can find further information on the global NTT Group at www.ntt-global.com.

For more information please visit www.e-shelter.com

About NTT Communications:

NTT Communications solves the world’s technology challenges by helping enterprises overcome complexity and risk in their ICT environments with managed IT infrastructure solutions. These solutions are backed by our worldwide infrastructure, including industry leading, global tier-1 public and private networks reaching over 190 countries/regions, and more than 400,000m2 of the world’s most advanced data centre facilities. Our global professional services teams provide consultation and architecture for the resiliency and security required for your business success, and our scale and global capabilities are unsurpassed. Combined with NTT Data, NTT Security, NTT DOCOMO and Dimension Data, we are NTT Group.

For more information, please visit www.ntt.com or contact Mareike Jacobshagen, Director Marketing, e-shelter at press@e-shelter.com

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