Global Switch Technical Specification Frankfurt South


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 – E xceeds Tier III operational performance – 17,686 sq m of gross space – 3 data floors – Flexible IT space with ability to create bespoke environments as required Main Structural Features – R einforced concrete frame with reinforced concrete floors, metal faced cladding and glazing – 4 m slab to slab height – R aised floor height of 600mm – M inimum from raised floor: 3m raised floor height to underside of deepest beam – Floor loading of 10kN/m² – 1 goods lift (8 tonnes), 2 passenger lifts Power – 10kV utility supply with N+N redundancy – U tility power supply capacity of 14MVA (current) – Technical (IT) power supplied by on-site Diesel Rotary UPS with N+2 redundancy – M echanical systems backed up by 2 x 1.6MW standby generators with N+N redundancy – Fully diverse power distribution to technical areas – O n-site fuel storage to support 24 hours at full capacity with 24x7x365 fuel delivery – O ffering 1,000 W/m 2 as standard, with higher power density solutions fully supported

Cooling – 11.8MW of installed cooling provision – M inimum N+1 resilience on all systems – 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 Security – O perations Centre manned 24x7x365 – S ecurity guard patrols 24x7x365 – C ontinuous CCTV surveillance of external and internal areas – C CTV records kept for 31 days – C omprehensive intruder detection and alarms to all areas – S trict access control procedures to ISO 27001 – A ccess control using proximity card readers – P hysical access via turnstile – S ecure managed delivery and loading area available 24x7x365

Fire Detection and Suppression – A nalogue addressable fire detection system in all areas – A spirated early warning smoke detection system (monitored 24x7x365) – A rgon 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 South 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 – R oof space availability for satellite and antennae equipment – DE-CIX present

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