NTT Communications (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, announced today it has opened a new data center in Germany. The "Germany Munich 2 Data Center" (Munich 2) is located in Unterschleißheim, a suburb of Munich which is 16km from the city center.
The facility is under the management of e-shelter, a NTT Com company and leading data-center operator and service provider in Europe. The two-story Munich 2 initially is offering 2,800 square meters of server space, equivalent to 1,100 racks, which is expected to expand to 5,600 square meters.
The facility is operating under NTT Com's Nexcenter brand, which encompasses 24/7 data-center services in more than 140 bases worldwide.e-shelter, which is known as "home to the cloud," was joined by customers, partners, media and civic leaders to celebrate the opening of its second data center in Munich.
NTT Com said Munich 2 delivers data-center services based on more than 300 globally unified standards that Nexcenter facilities have implemented for equipment and operations. Munich 2 achieves superior energy savings thanks to the latest technologies for efficient cooling and automatic control of cooling-water paths and amounts, leveraging access to cool groundwater available locally year-round, as well as automatic control of electricity use that is visualized with an original e-shelter program.
In addition, Munich 2 provides customer systems with robust protection based on standardized operational processes and multi-phase security.
It also provides circuits from more than 10 providers using different paths. Customers can use maximum 10Gbps internet circuits and carrier-neutral multiple network, as well as build seamless ICT environments combining NTT Com data centers and cloud services worldwide.