Global Switch Technical Specification Frankfurt North


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 – G lobal Switch owns the freehold – Purpose built – W ill exceed Tier III operational performance – 11,862 sq m 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 15kN/m² – 1 goods lift (4 tonnes), 1 passenger lift Power – 10kV utility supply with N+N redundancy – U tility power supply capacity of 14MVA (current) – Technical (IT) Power supplied by on-site Static UPS N+1 redundancy – M echanical systems backed up by standby generator system with N+1 redundancy – Fully diverse power distribution to technical areas – O n-site fuel storage to support 24 hours at full capacity with 24x7x365 fuel delivery – Offering 2,000 W/m 2 as standard, with higher power density solutions fully supported

Cooling – 19MW of installed cooling provision – M inimum N+2 resilience on all systems – C hiller Assist free-cooling – C RAH units control temperature and humidity in technical space within the recommended range of ASHRAE TC9.9 – D iverse distribution pipework throughout – C hilled water cooling system with free cooling capability – In rack cooling capability if required Security – O perations Centre manned 24x7x365 – Security guard patrols 24x7x365 – C ontinuous CCTV surveillance of external and internal areas – CCTV records kept for 31 days – C omprehensive intruder detection and alarms to all areas – Perimeter Intrusion Detection system (PIDs) – S trict access control procedures to ISO 27001 – A ccess control using proximity card readers and biometric systems – Physical access via mantrap – S ecure managed delivery and loading area available 24x7x365

Fire Detection and Suppression – Fully addressable fire detection system in all areas – A spirated early warning smoke detection system (monitored 24x7x365) – Inergen gas suppression system in technical areas Critical Environments Management – E xperienced 24x7x365 facilities management team – Environment (thermal conditions) monitored 24x7x365 – A ll Building Management Systems (BMS) monitored 24x7x365 – C omprehensive energy metering systems – Internationally recognised critical environments programme

Other Services – Cross connects – Customer reports – D eliveries and storage – D esign and build – Fit out – On-site facilities – Remote hands – Technical cleaning – Waste disposal

Connectivity – C arrier and cloud neutral

– N etwork 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 – A ccess to multiple cloud services through leading public, private and hybrid cloud solution providers

Certifications – ISO 9001, 14001, 27001, 45001, 50001

Global Switch Frankfurt North Eschborner Landstraße 110 60489 Frankfurt am Main Germany +49 69 74 22 70

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

– D iverse cable routes and pathways – C ampus fibre system interconnecting Frankfurt North to Frankfurt South – R oof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment – DE-CIX present

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