Frankfurt I

Frankfurt, Germany

FRANKFURT I

 

CyrusOne’s Frankfurt I is a world-class purpose-built facility offering high specification technical space within one building arranged over five floors.

The facility is strategically located in Sossenheim, the preferred location for data centers in Frankfurt, Germany’s “Digital City”.

It sits adjacent to CyrusOne Frankfurt ll, delivering 9.1 MW of IT power to 4,962 sq m (53,410 sq ft) of world-class technical space, with each data suite customized to individual client specifications.

CyrusOne Data Centers
Leonhard-Heißwolf-Str. 4 65936
Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Frankfurt I – Highlights

  • Overview
  • Power
  • Cooling
  • Security
  • Fire Protection
  • Amenities
  • Connectivity
  • Sustainability

  • 9.1 MW of IT power delivered to 4,962 sq m (53,410 sq ft) of world-class technical space
  • Active / Active 110 kV dual redundant power supplies with fully flexible IT power solutions
  • Highly competitive power pricing due to the 110kV power feeds
  • Connection to the European high voltage grid via two independent substations
  • Energy-efficient with a PUE of 1.3 at design load
  • Highly resilient, concurrently maintainable power and cooling to Tier III+
  • Bespoke and scalable data halls, sized to customer requirements
  • Excellent diverse connectivity with multiple fibre providers
  • Dedicated electrical plant to each floor
  • 24/7 year round building operation with dedicated staff located on site

  • N+1 adiabatic cooling plant
  • Cooling infrastructure individually managed and linked to BMS
  • Dedicated DFU’s at N+2 to each hall
  • Independently regulated temperature and humidity to each space
  • Option for air cooled solutions if required

  • Three stage fire detection systems into data halls and UPS plant areas
  • VESDA (Very Early Smoke Detection Apparatus)
  • Fire detection in all rooms, below raised floors and in voids as required
  • Gas suppression to data halls and UPS rooms
  • Double knock approach gas suppression to all areas, single zone activation
  • Fire detection and suppression systems interconnected to central BMS
  • 9.1 MW of IT power delivered to 5,000 sq m of world-class technical space
  • Active / Active 110 kV dual redundant power supplies with fully flexible IT power solutions
  • Highly competitive power pricing due to the 110kV power feeds
  • Connection to the European high voltage grid via two independent substations
  • All IT power metered and charged as consumed at dedicated MV meters
  • N+N power solutions dedicated to each hall
  • Minimum N+N UPS with 10-minute battery back-up as standard
  • Fully rated N+N back-up generators with 36-hour fuel autonomy at full load, capable of continuous running
  • Refueling contracts to ensure timely replacement

  • 3-metre high secure perimeter fence
  • External CCTV and Geoquip trembler wire to fence
  • 24/7 year round on-site security located in secure control room
  • Extensive CCTV and access control throughout the facility
  • Progressive layers of security to restrict access through the site
  • Swipe card access

  • Power and building monitoring systems to provide alarms
  • Real time monitoring of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Power surge management
  • Dedicated 24/7 facilities management team
  • 24/7 on-site M&E engineers undertaking Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programmes

  • Carrier neutral access and diverse fibre connectivity to active A&B Meet Me Rooms from multiple telecommunication providers including euNetworks, BT, Cogent, Colt, Deutsche Telekom, CenturyLink and Verizon
  • IBM Cloud on-ramp available onsite
  • Strict cable management policy

  • Regional Water Stress: The Frankfurt area currently faces high water stress, which is projected to decrease slightly in the future, but remain medium to high stress.
Water Risk and Use Now 2030 Projection 2040 Projection
Regional Water Stress High High Medium to High

(Risk assessment and projections based on WRI Aqueduct Tool)

  • Regional Grid Greenhouse Gasses: How much greenhouse gas does this facility’s local electrical grid emit while generating electricity? (Useful for Location-based greenhouse gas reporting)
Greenhouse Gasses 2004 2008 2014 2018
MTCO2/MWh 0.523 0.486 0.477 0.382

The carbon-intensity of Germany’s grid has improved about 1.7% points per year over the last 14 years of published data. (2004-1014 data from European Environment Agency, 2018 data from “The European Power Sector in 2018“)

  • Regional Grid Renewables: What percentage of this facility’s local electrical grid is from renewable sources (wind, solar, biomass, hydro, and geothermal)?
Grid Renewables 2004 2008 2012 2016
Percent from renewable sources 9.2% 14.6% 22.8% 29.0%

This has been increasing about 0.1.7% points per year over the last 12 years of published data. (Data from the European Environment Agency.)

  • Other Features: Ultra-low PUE through the use of Indirect Adiabatic Air Cooling to each data hall