Colt Data Centre Services (DCS) has announced that its
hyperscale data centre in West Frankfurt has secured customer
commitments for 25.2MW of IT power, bringing the site to full capacity.
pre-letting comes sixteen months prior to operational commencement of the
Frankfurt West facility and marks one of the largest in the European
data centre market to date.
West is one of many hyperscale facilities to join the list of Colt DCS’
hyperscale data centres currently in development around the world, which
include a 100MW facility in Mumbai, India as well as a 40MW facility
in Osaka, Japan. The multiple locations of hyperscale facilities Colt DCS
operates globally means that the provider is very well-equipped to take
customers to market quicker in their locations of choice, across Europe and Asia, allowing
them scale as they grow.
Frankfurt West facility is set to complete in Q4 2021. Customers will have
access to a scalable infrastructure to support their business growth in a
cost-effective, highly resilient, efficient and secure manner.
Frankfurt West data centre will provide a significant power capacity of 25.2MW,
spanning across 14 data halls, each capable of delivering up to 1.8MW IT power.
The large capacity and strategic location of the facility means Colt DCS is
able to offer its customers access to the largest international carriers that
pass through the region. Frankfurt, often lauded as one of Europe’s ‘Big
Four’ interconnection hubs alongside London, Amsterdam and Paris,
is one of the region’s premier connectivity centres, second only to London as
the continent’s most important data hub.
Nguyen, VP Global Accounts & Solutions at Colt DCS said, “The customer
commitments that we have just secured at our Frankfurt West facility is further
proof that the demand for hyperscale services is showing no signs of slowing
are excited to meet these rising demands by showcasing our continued commitment
to growing our hyperscale offering globally and developing tailored solutions
to meet our customers’ needs. As our footing in the hyperscale market continues
to expand, we look forward to cementing our position as a key player to watch
within the hyperscale data centre industry for years to come.”