E-Shelter Second Datacenter in Berlin
E-Shelter – a data center provider and subsidiary of NTT Group, has announced plans to develop its second Berlin Datacenter.The first phase of the 60,000 sqm data centre campus will be ready in Q4 2020.
E-Shelter announced it has acquired a development site from BMDF Gewerbepark Berlin-Mariendorf GmbH & Co. KG. This is where the company will develop its new facility to provide 90MVA data center capacity.
“E-shelter establishing one of Germany’s largest data centre campuses at Marienpark will be helping us to become one of Berlin’s key locations for digitization. Data centres are an important enabler in the digital space and we are proud to become home of Berlin’s largest data center campus,” said Lars Neubauer, director of BMDF Gewerbepark Berlin-Mariendorf GmbH & Co. KG.
Marienpark Berlin is located south of the city centre and is 14km from e-shelter first Berlin data centre that provides 13 MW of capacity. Marienpark also houses Stone Brewing Co, the eight largest craft brewery in the United States.
“Demand in the Berlin market has been sustainably growing over the past year. We see digitisation as one of the key drivers and experience strong demand from several industries including hyperscalers, public sector and media,” said Volker Ludwig, Senior Vice President Sales of e-shelter.
The new E-Shelter Berlin data center will be the company’s 21st facility in Europe which will also house the E-Shelter innovation lab. As a subsidiary of NTT Communications, e-shelter is part of a global network of data centers covering more than 20 countries and over 400,000 square meters of data center space.
“Startups, the digital economy and the digitisation of traditional Berlin companies make Berlin an innovation location in Germany,” said Michael Mueller, Governing Mayor of Berlin. “Our outstanding science and research landscape continues to attract new settlements to the city.”
In Germany, E-shelter have its operational facilities in Berlin, Bonn, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Munich, as well as other European facilities in Zurich, Switzerland, and Vienna, Austria.