Global Switch Frankfurt North Brochure


Fire Detection and Suppression – Fully addressable fire detection system in all areas – Aspirated early warning smoke detection system (monitored 24x7x365) – Inergen gas suppression system in technical areas Critical Environments Management – Experienced 24x7x365 facilities management team – Environmental (thermal conditions) monitored 24x7x365 – All Building Management Systems (BMS) monitored 24x7x365 – Comprehensive energy-metering system – Internationally recognised critical environments programme

– CCTV records kept for 31 days – Comprehensive intruder detection and alarms to all areas – Perimeter Intrusion Detection system (PIDs) – Strict access control procedures to ISO 27001 – Access control using proximity card readers and biometric systems – Physical access via mantrap – Secure managed delivery and loading area available 24x7x365 Connectivity – Carrier Neutral – Network dense with access to multiple global and regional carriers and Internet service providers offering Dark Fibre, Wavelength, Ethernet, MPLS, VPLS, IP Transit, Peering, CDN, Storage, Virtualised Services (SDN), Voice and Mobile Services – Access to multiple cloud services through leading public, private and hybrid cloud solution providers

Power – 10kV utility supply with N+N redundancy – Utility power supply capacity of 14MVA (Current) – Technical (IT) Power supplied by on-site Static UPS N+1 redundancy – 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 24 hours at full capacity with 24x7x365 fuel delivery – Offering 2,000W/m² as standard, with higher power density solutions fully supported Cooling – 14MW of installed cooling provision – Minimum N+2 resilience on all systems – CRAH units control temperature and humidity in technical space within the recommended range of ASHRAE TC9.9 – Diverse distribution pipework throughout – Chilled water cooling system with free-cooling capability – In rack cooling capability if required Security – Operations Centre manned 24x7x365 – Security guard patrols 24x7x365 – Continuous CCTV surveillance of external and internal areas

Location – The data centre is located 5.5km from the financial district and city centre – A S-Bahn station is located within a 15 minute walk – Frankfurt International Airport is 15 minutes away by car Building Overview – Global Switch owns the freehold – Purpose-built – Will exceed Tier III operational performance – 11,862 sqm of gross space – 3 data floors – Flexible IT space with ability to create bespoke environments as required Main Structural Features – Concrete framed with metal-faced cladding – 5.5m slab to slab height – Raised floor height of 1,000mm – Minimum from raised floor: 3.88m floor height to underside of deepest beam – Floor loading of 15N/m² – 1 goods lift (4 tonnes), 1 passenger lift

Other Services – Cross connects – Customer reports – Deliveries and storage – Design and build – Fit-out

– 2 dedicated Meet Me Rooms – 2 diverse building entry points

– Diverse cable routes and pathways – Campus fibre system interconnecting Frankfurt North to Frankfurt South – Roof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment – DE-CIX present

– On-site facilities – Remote hands – Technical cleaning and waste disposal

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