Carrier neutral data center operator Dataplace, has officially opened its sixth facility located in Hoofddorp, a town of the Haarlemmermeer municipality in the Netherlands.

The new facility is a Tier III data center that came online from the 1st of May with a total floor area of about 4,500 square meters and a net data center space of 2,000 square meter.

“We relied on our own expertise and experience to design the technical systems and installations entirely in house. Our engineers created a 2N solution that is configured for a fully separated A & B power supply. This design fully meets the needs and demands that the market currently places on a hypermodern datacenter,” Jan Bonke, manager of operations at Dataplace.

Dataplace can also provide data center services to the Amsterdam metropolitan area which is very close to Haarlemmermeer municipality.

“As business activity in the Amsterdam metropolitan area continues to grow rapidly, demand for colocation services is also increasing. We are delighted that we can now provide datacenter solutions in the region from this brand-new location,” said Gerben van der Veen, managing director of Dataplace.

In July 2019, the city government of Amsterdam and Haarlemmermeer declared a halt on the establishment of new data centers in its municipalities, stating that the speed with which data centers are developed in the region is putting an untenable strain on its property market and power networks.

While the halt-order is still in place, pre-existing data center service providers have been able to expand or develop their current sites. Some intending providers have moved on with their plans to enter the Amsterdam market through acquisition of existing data center facilities.

Dataplace started in 2010 and has been part of the Eurofiber Group since 2016, providing data center services from carrier-neutral data centers in the Rotterdam, Utrecht, Arnhem and Brabant regions.