Why FRA-10?

The FRA-10 data center is not only one of the largest in germany, but also ideally located at 3km from Frankfurt, Germany's main financial and telecommunications district. Besides dedicated and virtual servers, FRA-10 offers private cloud options Apache CloudStack, VMware vSphere and vCloud. Providing 9 carriers and numerous connectivity options to 16 IXs in Europe, including the DE-CIX, AMS-IX, E-CIX, PLIX and Swiss-IX hubs, this is an ideal location for your infrastructure.

Facility
Connectivity
Power
Fire Protection
Security
Certifications

Location details

facility

Facility

  • 721,182 sq ft (67,000 m2) site
  • 19-inch individually locked cabinets
  • Dedicated private space up to 900 m2 enclosed in cages constructed to client specifications
  • Redundant air conditioning and cooling systems at N+1
  • Room temperature maintained at 24°C +2/- 4°C
  • Temperatures in the data centres are monitored by means of sensors
  • Relative humidity at 50% to 15%
  • Floor load-bearing capacity from 5 to 15 kN/ m2
  • Raised floor at 300-700 mm
connectivity

Connectivity

Carriers:

  • TeliaSonera
  • Tata Communications
  • NTT
  • Cogent
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Orange (France Telecom)
  • Telecom Italia
  • Telefonica
  • Vodafone
Power

Power

  • Power to rack up to 8kW with higher scalable options
  • N+1 redundant UPS-supported supplies with battery backup
  • Up to 21MVA uninterruptible emergency power
  • Sub-distribution according to customer specifications with separate power supply meterings
  • Diesel generators provide power for 3 days in event of a power failure
Fire suppression

Fire Suppression

  • Fire Detection: Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus (VESDA); Smoke and heat detectors
  • Fire Suppression: Double-interlock pre-action sprinklers (dry pipe)
Security

Security

  • Facility is surrounded with a detection-equipped fence
  • 24/7 manned control centre on site
  • 24/7 onsite security staff
  • Strict access authorisation programme in place
  • Optional: Biometric access control system and video surveillance in rooms
  • Video surveillance of outside areas with recording over a three-month period
Certifications

Certifications

  • PCI DSS
  • ISAE 3402
  • ISO 27001