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CyrusOne to build new data centre in Frankfurt

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CyrusOne has announced plans to build a data centre in Frankfurt following the company’s acquisition of the Europark site in Sossenheim.

The facility, dubbed FRA6, will provide 72 MW of capacity across four floors, with each level delivering 18 MW.

CyrusOne has said that FRA6 will be BREEAM ‘Excellent’ certified and will meet the requirements of the planned Energy Efficiency Act. The facility will be built using sustainable materials, and will be designed to run at a PUE of below 1.3 and feature a closed loop water cooling system.

The site currently still in the planning stages on the acquired site, which totals 27,500 sqm of land.

“The acquisition of the Europark site further demonstrates CyrusOne’s commitment to Frankfurt as the digital capital of Europe and our ongoing European expansion. We are continually assessing the market with a view to increasing our presence in the Frankfurt area,” said Andreas Paduch, Area Vice President, European Sales at CyrusOne.

“Initial discussions with hyperscale customers and other large enterprises have revealed significant early interest in FRA6 and we look forward to continuing these as we progress the build. This underscores both our expertise in this market and our ability to consistently deliver solutions that are instrumental to our customers’ business success and expansion goals.”

CyrusOne’s European portfolio encompasses more than 270 MW IT capacity in facilities located across Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, Madrid, Paris and Dublin.

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