• Zurich 1 Data Center

Zurich 1 Data Center 

Well positioned for security

With a total of 11,000 m² of IT space and a maximum of 30 MVA in building A on 16 kV level, Zurich 1 offers complete solutions for housing your IT and network systems in a secure, high availability environment. 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 for each data center building. Zurich 1 holds multiple certifications and is connected to major carrier hubs and cloud networks, as well as to the SwissIX. 

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Zurich 1 overview

  • 11,000 m² of IT space
  • 20 MW of critical IT load
  • Fully-fitted colocation space and private suites
  • Shell and core areas available
  • Multi Service Interconnection Platform
  • Cross Connects

Take a look inside Zurich 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 catering area

Technology Experience Lab

  • Validate the latest technologies and innovations faster and at lower cost
  • Our Technology Experience Labs provide the perfect hosted environment

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Zurich 1 specifications


  • Two independent off-site substation feeds max. 30 MVA of power
  • Maximum client IT load of 20 MW (once fully built out)
  • Power supply at 16 kV medium voltage level from two separate feeds from different substations
  • Separate, dual UPS systems (A- and B-supply) with 2N redundancy per data center building


  • 24/7 Security Operations Center and Operation Control Center
  • Palisade fencing supported by a security perimeter fence to protect the campus
  • Video surveillance systems for the external perimeter, plant areas, and data halls
  • Ram-raid protection
  • Card swipe entry/exit to all doors



  • Carrier-neutral
  • Carrier mix from global tier 1 supplier to regional supplier
  • Multi Service Interconnection Platform to connect our clients to major cloud service providers
  • Redundant Carrier-Meet-Me-Rooms 


  • High efficient chiller systems with free-cooling integrated or separated recoolers and self-programmed, weather-dependent energy management systems
  • Peripheral ventilation and de-ventilation systems with energy-optimized operating points (rotation speed control, humidity-dependent control etc.)

Experience in Switzerland

We have been building and operating data centers in Switzerland, Germany and Austria for over 20 years, formerly under the e-shelter brand. Today, we continue to enable growth and innovation for our clients as part of the Global Data Centers division of NTT Ltd., which is comprised of a larger and strategic connected platform of 160+ data centers from around the world.





Serving the Zurich area

Our first data center in Switzerland, which opened in June 2011, is located in Ruemlang near the Zurich airport. As a major hub for ICT in Europe, Zurich is home to major technology companies such as Google, Microsoft, IBM, Apple and Huawei. Zurich is also a leader in innovation and is emerging as a thriving start-up location which we are able to serve through our Technology Experience Lab.

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