Datacenter One Opens New Hamburg Data Centre

Stuttgart, Germany & London, United Kingdom: Tuesday 6th February 2024

Datacenter One (“DC1”), the Stuttgart-headquartered provider of colocation and Colo Connect services acquired by AtlasEdge in February 2023, today announces the opening of a brand new Hamburg data centre, HAM1.

With the opening of HAM1, DC1 continues its rapid success story of developing regional data centres to serve customers throughout Germany, one of Europe’s fastest growing markets for localised digital infrastructure.

The facility is the first opened by DC1 since becoming part of the AtlasEdge group, a leading pan-European Edge data centre provider. This transaction transformed AtlasEdge into Germany’s leading distributed platform, instantly expanding its presence in Europe’s largest economic powerhouse.

Located in Ahrensburg, a town northeast of Hamburg, HAM1 will complement AtlasEdge’s existing carrier neutral data centre in Hamburg and serve soaring customer demand for regional infrastructure deployments closer to end users. The first customers have already moved into the new site, reinforcing the growing reputation of Germany’s second-largest city, which is home to established technology companies as well as being one of Europe’s most influential startup hubs.

Like sites previously developed by DC1, HAM1 was built using a modular construction method that is based on a core sustainable and time-saving approach, with highly optimised use of resources. Sustainability is a priority during construction, as well as during operation and customer-driven expansion. Once fully expanded, HAM1 will have a capacity of ~10,000 sqm and up to 20 MW.

HAM1 at a glance:

  • 2N power supply to each individual rack
  • Decentralised cooling for each data centre room with customer-specific output per sqm
  • High energy efficiency with a PUE <1.3
  • Runs on 100% renewable energy
  • Full certification, with ISO 27001 BSI basic protection and EN 50600 Level 3 as well as ISO 9001

“We are witnessing incredible demand in northern Germany for highly available, certified, and future-proof data centre space. This new facility not only enables us to expand our offering for our customers in northern Germany by including dual-site products, but also takes our total number of sites in the country to seven. With AtlasEdge’s support, we expect to grow this presence further, and we have other new sites currently under development, with the next one to be built in Stuttgart.”

Wolfgang Kaufmann, CEO, Datacenter One

“This is a best-in-class facility which meets rising demand for ready-to-sell capacity in and around Hamburg. Its exceptional design and strong sustainability credentials, alongside its highly strategic location, draws on the combined expertise of both the Datacenter One and wider AtlasEdge teams. We have long identified Germany as a market characterised by exceptionally strong customer demand across multiple metros, and this new site consolidates our presence in Europe’s largest digital economy.”

Giuliano Di Vitantonio, CEO, AtlasEdge

About AtlasEdge

AtlasEdge is a leading European Edge data centre platform with operations across 12 countries. Our distributed data centre portfolio includes access to 100+ sites, allowing our customers to plan and shape their technology and network infrastructure to meet the growing requirements for lower latency, higher performance and localized solutions. AtlasEdge was formed through a joint investment by Liberty Global, a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications and an active investor in cutting-edge infrastructure, content, and technology ventures, and DigitalBridge, a leading global investment firm dedicated to digital infrastructure. Our portfolio includes data centres in key markets across Europe, including Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Hamburg, London, Leeds, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Paris, and Zurich. In February 2023, AtlasEdge successfully acquired Datacenter One, which includes state-of-the-art data centres in Stuttgart, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, and Leverkusen.

For more information, please visit www.atlasedge.com  

AtlasEdge Corporate Communications:

Duncan White | [email protected]  | +44 7970 974832


ABOUT Datacenter One (“DC1”)

Datacenter One GmbH offers data center development, colocation services and the “Colo Connect” connectivity solution. In this scope of services, it is emerging as a leading German provider of top- quality tailormade solutions.

Its colocation and connectivity solutions provide each customer with the ideal infrastructure and capacity according to their individual needs – highly available, customized, regional and flexibly scalable during operation. Datacenter One operates multiple energy-efficient, future-proof data centers at various locations in Germany, all of which are ISO 27001 and EN 50600-certified and thus meet the strictest security standards.

Since 2021, the company has been a signatory to the Climate Neutral Data Centre Pact, which is committed to making data center operations more sustainable. Datacenter One is a German company headquartered in Stuttgart and since 2023 part of the AtlasEdge family. For more information, please visit www.DC1.com.

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