• Rhine-Ruhr 1 Data Center

Rhine-Ruhr 1 Data Center

With a total of 2,700 m² of IT space and a maximum of 4 MW in building A, Rhine-Ruhr 1 offers a secure and highly available data center infrastructure for our clients in the public sector. We provide you with the best possible physical and technical infrastructure supported by 2N UPS systems, N+1 generator backup, as well as highly redundant cooling systems. Rhine-Ruhr 1 holds multiple certifications and is connected to major carrier hubs and cloud networks.

Rhine-Ruhr 1 overview

  • 2,700 m² of IT space
  • 4 MW of critical IT load
  • Fully-fitted colocation space and private suites
  • Remote Hands services
  • Multi Service Interconnection Platform
  • Cross Connects

Take a look inside Rhine-Ruhr 1

Main entrance

  • Reception and visitor verification desk
  • In-house security staff to secure the site 24x7x365


  • Offices, storage space and pre-installation rooms
  • Common areas such as meeting rooms and kitchen

IT space

  • Fully-fitted: Colocation Rack, Carrier Rack, Dedicated Cage and Dedicated Suite
  • 24/7 Remote Hands services

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Rhine-Ruhr 1 specifications


  • Off-site substations delivering 15 MVA of power
  • Maximum client IT load of 8 MW (once fully built out)
  • Average power density of 1.5 kW/sqm
  • Power supply at medium level 10 kV from two separate feeds
  • Two separate UPS systems per building section (A- and B-supply) with 2N redundancy
  • Redundantly designed emergency power system with diesel generators N+1 per building


  • Service Control Center for security and operation with 24/7 fallback to Frankfurt 1
  • Palisade fencing supported by a security perimeter fence to protect the data center area
  • Video surveillance systems for the external perimeter, plant areas, and data halls
  • Ram-raid bollard protection in accordance to BS PAS 68:2013
  • Card swipe entry/exit to all doors and persons separation locks per data center building


  • Carrier-neutral data center campus
  • Carrier mix from global tier 1 suppliers to regional suppliers
  • Multi Service Interconnection Platform to connect to major cloud service providers
  • Inter data center connectivity between NTT data centers for geo-redundant solutions


  • High efficient chiller systems with free-cooling integrated or separated recoolers and self-programmed, weather-dependent energy management systems
  • CRAH units in the suites and technical rooms
  • Concurrently maintainable AHUs providing fresh air pressurization and humidity control to data suites

At a glance

At a glance

Experience in Germany

We have over 20 years of local experience and expertise in the German market, where we operated under the e-shelter brand. Today, we continue to enable growth and innovation for our German clients as part of the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd., which is comprised of a larger and strategically connected platform of 160+ data centers from around the world.



Serving the Rhine-Ruhr area

Rhine-Ruhr 1 Data Center is located within a 11,400 m² facility situated in Bonn, about a 25 minute drive from Cologne-Bonn Airport. Rhine-Ruhr 1 is located at the center of the "European Blue Banana" corridor and makes for a good connection to other major European cities and important German metropolitan areas. 

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