Overview

Located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, our EU-Central data center gives you minimal latency and maximum redundancy on a global scale. There's never a question of network speed; you're directly connected to two of Europe's largest Internet exchanges (AMS-IX and NL-IX). Our EU-Central region provides speedy access to European users while still guaranteeing our 24/7/365 Heroic Support you can rely on.

Regions

A geographic area containing one or more data centers. Multiple regions enable our clients to create geographic diversity in their cloud infrastructure.

Zone

A region contains one or more zones. A zone is an autonomous environment that contains independent battery backups, networking infrastructure, and air conditioning.

EU - Central Region

  • Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Data Centres: 1
  • Established: 2014
  • Zones: 1
  • Providers: Level 3, Cogent

Data Centres in This Region

  • Amsterdam Data Center
  • Capacity: 8,000-25,000 Servers
  • PCI-DSS Compliant
  • ISAE 3402 Compliant
  • ISO9001 Certified
  • ISO14001 Certified
  • ISO27001 Certified
  • AMS-IX Compliant

Power System

  • 12.5 MW current capacity
  • 60 MW maximum capacity
  • 20x 1.25 MW diesel generators
  • 2N power redundancy
  • 200+ watts per sq. ft power densities
  • PUE 1.2 efficiency rating

Cooling

  • N+1 redundancy
  • Hal 1,2,3, and 4: Closed loop chilled water with CRAC units and free air coolers
  • Hal 5 and 6: Indirect adiabatic system

Security

  • 24/7/365 on-site and mobile guards
  • 3 meter perimeter fencing, secured loading dock, and window-less building
  • Multi-level access authorization with biometric scan, electronic ID, and 24/7/365 monitored alarms
  • State of the art closed circuit tv security cameras (inside & outside)

Network Gear

  • Diverse paths into building
  • Dedicated meet-me room
  • Bandwidth co-op solutions
  • Carrier neutral
  • On-net transport to most major global cities

European Data Center Provides Global Geographic Diversity

The Internet is a global community with users and contributors located all over the world. If your business is online, it has a global presence and needs highly connected networking and redundancy solutions to ensure a consistent experience. Our Amsterdam data centre enhances these efforts by providing minimal latency and redundancy:

Minimal Latency to Europe and Asia

Reach your European and Asian visitors faster by hosting from a data center located near them. With a server in our Amsterdam Data Center, you’ll be directly connected to the largest European Internet exchanges (AMS-IX and NL-IX).

Amsterdam Dedicated Server for Backups

Some disasters cannot be mitigated using only local redundancy and fail-over systems. Be ready in case disaster strikes with geographically redundant servers. A backup server in Amsterdam can mean the difference between inconvenient downtime and rebuilding your websites.