Amsterdam

Have direct access to the European market from the TeraSwitch network. Our Amsterdam Point of Presence is in one of the largest data centers in the Netherlands. We’re located right on the major carrier and backbone networks that stretch all the way across Europe.

Supercharged.

Power

A calming breeze.

Cooling

Limitless.

Network

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Services

Operational Excellence

Our facility is built and maintained by industry experts to meet and exceed compliance standards and guidelines. Our designs are well tested and ready to host any kind of infrastructure.

Data Center Facility

Our Amsterdam colocation data center facility is designed based on the UTI Tier III standard, which means 2N redundancy on all critical systems, delivering extremely high levels of service availability. AMS1 is leading the data center industry in green initiatives to reduce power consumption and environment impacts, and keep our PUE ratings as low as possible (designed PUE < 1.08).

Security

When you store your IT infrastructure in the Amsterdam AMS1 data center, it’s protected by advanced physical security systems and protocols. These include multi-layered access system based on proximity cards, biometric readers and man traps combined with an advanced digital CCTV network and 24×7 on-site staff.

Power

20 MVA connection from the National Grid, meaning 10 MVA of 2N Green power available from renewable sources. Amsterdam AMS1 is designed based on the UTI Tier standards, which means 2N redundancy on all critical systems, delivering extremely high levels of service availability.

Connectivity

Amsterdam data center AMS1 is well-connected through two independent meet-me-rooms (MMR), interconnect with a wide choice of connectivity providers, all major Internet exchanges (IX) and global cloud service providers through dual fiber entries.

Cooling

Amsterdam AMS1 is designed based on highly efficient (pPUE < 1.04) and redundant (N+1 cooling units, 2N power and 2N water supply) Adiabatic cooling compliant to the highest energy efficiency standards. Our Amsterdam data center helps realize significant energy savings and CO2 emissions reductions.

FACILITY SIZE

108000+ sq. ft. data center space

PARKING & LOADING

Free parking for employees and guests, loading docks for large shipments.

DEPLOYMENTS

Partial cabinets, full cabinets, Per-U colocation

FLOOD & SIESMIC 

Above 500-year flood plain

COOLING

Variable speed high-efficiency CRACs, 2N Design, Dual Powered

LIFE SAFETY

Dual-interlock pre-action dry-pipe sprinkler system

MONITORING

Wireless probes for pin-point accuracy of temperature and humidity

ACCESS

2FA, Key cards and biometric scanners

ENTIRES

Video monitored double security vestibule

CAMERAS

Perimeter and interior

CAGE SPACE

Cage from floor to ceiling.

RACK LOCKS

All racks have digital key-code locks standard, custom solutions available.

HALF RACKS

Top and bottom sectors are isolated and locked independently.

PHYSICAL SECURITY

Facility premise is monitored 24/7/365 by security personnel

UTILITIES

10MW diverse utility feeds

UTILITY VOLTAGE

Power delivered from utility at high voltage to achieve rate reduction and distribution efficiencies

UPS/PDU/RPP

2N redundant power systems

GENERATORS

Utility-input replacement Generators

FUEL STORAGE

72+ hours, on-site

FIBER ENTRY

Diverse entry for all fiber vendors

CROSS CONNECTS

Easy access to any wireline and wireless carriers within the Pittsburgh region.

INTERNAL CROSS CONNECTS

Free from rack to rack.

CROSS CONNECT DIVERSITY

Dual path cross-connects available

INTERNET EXCHANGES

Multiple global and regional IXPs on site.

TERASWITCH NETWORKING

Full BGP IP Transit PoP, network transit blend provided from multiple tier 1 carriers