Why FRA-14?

FRA-14 is located in Frankfurt, a major tech hub in Germany. The city is rich in fiber and is home to the DE-CIX, one of the world’s largest internet exchange points. FRA-14 Data Center is the main site of NTT in the Rhein-Main-region, which has a total of more than 50.000 +m² of data center and technical space.

Fire Protection

Location details



  • 50.000 +m² of IT space
  • Flexible colocation deployments: single rack colocation, cages, suites, turnkey build to suites, shell and core solutions
  • Ancillary spaces (offices, storages, and pre-installation rooms) available
  • Common areas such as meeting rooms and catering area
  • Separated and independent technical areas per data center building


  • Carrier- and cloud-neutral 
  • Redundant Carrier-Access-Rooms per building 
  • Redundant Carrier-Meet-Me-Rooms 
  • Carrier mix from global Tier 1 supplier to regional supplier (350+ carriers) 
  • Connectivity to the major carrier hubs, as well as to the DE-CIX 
  • Pre-spliced dark fiber available on demand 
  • Redundant, structural cabling infrastructure with diverse paths 
  • Carrier-neutral
  • Cloud-neutral
  • Multiple exchanges
  • DE-CIX on-site
  • Cogent
  • Arelion
  • Tata
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • AMS-IX
  • NL-IX
  • Multiple cloud on-ramps


  • On-site substation delivering 120MVA of power 
  • Maximum client IT load of 8–12MW per data center building 
  • Average power density of 1–3kW/m² 
  • Power supply at 110kV level from two substations with two feeds 
  • Own substation with three 110/20kV transformers N+1 
  • Separate, dual UPS systems (A- and B supply) with 2N redundancy per data center building
  • Redundantly designed emergency power system with diesel generators for each building 
Fire suppression

Fire Suppression

  • Automatic digital fire alarm system on all levels with point and air aspiration detectors
  • Very Early Smoke Detection Alarm Systems (VESDA) in the return air path 
  • Firefighting system based on an argon or nitrogen extinguishing gas system 
  • Fire protection walls to a minimum of 90 minutes separation


  • 24/7 Security Operations Center and Operation Control Center
  • Redundant monitoring of all critical functions underpinned by standardized security processes and the multilevel security zone principle, secures the rental area and the technical operation
  • Palisade fencing supported by a security perimeter fence to protect the campus
  • Video surveillance systems for the external perimeter, plant areas, and data halls
  • Ram-raid bollard protection in accordance to BS PAS 68:2013
  • Card swipe entry/exit to all doors
  • Preventive risk assessment as well as continuous testing and training of operating personnel


  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 27001
  • ISO 5001
  • DIN EN 50600
  • PCI DSS AoC Attestation of Compliance 
  • PCI DSS Certificate
  • TIER 3 Attestation