Why locate your data centre in Germany?

Germany has the largest and most powerful national economy in Europe making it the continent’s economic giant and the fourth largest economy by nominal GDP in the world. As a global leader in several industrial and technological sectors, the country is famed for its technological achievements and the second-largest exporter and third-largest importer of goods. Germany’s data centre market is also one of the largest in Europe. The country was ranked 4th out of 30 global countries that were assessed through the Data Centre Risk Index 2013 which shows risks likely to affect successful data centre operations. Germany’s high internet bandwidth capacity, its low rate of inflation and stable political system contribute to the country’s attractiveness when choosing a data centre location.

  • The German ICT sector is considered one of the most innovative in the world. Recent figures showing revenues of €153 billion for the year 2013 make the German ICT market the world’s fourth-largest, providing 900,000 IT jobs in 2013.
  • With over 2.5 terabytes per second at peak times, the country’s financial centre Frankfurt is the most important data centre in Germany and home to the largest number of data centres. It represents some 70 – 80% of current data centre demand and is home to DE-CIX, Germany’s leading internet exchange with over 500 international customers.
  • Germany has Europe’s largest telecom market, with about 115 million subscribers in the mobile market and the second highest number of broadband subscribers in Europe.
  • Germany was ranked 4th in the BSA Global Cloud Computing Scorecard 2013 that measures countries’ preparedness to support the growth of cloud computing. The country’s comprehensive cybercrime legislation and up-to-date intellectual property protection provide reasonable protection for cloud computing services in Germany. Cloud computing revenues are predicted to grow by 39% in 2014 to € 10.8 billion.


Telehouse data centres in Germany

Telehouse opened its data centres in Germany through the acquisition of the Frankfurt based data centre provider Databurg GmbH in 2012 and has since then been offering colocation in Germany’s financial capital. The 67,000m² Frankfurt campus, make Telehouse’ Germany data centres one of the largest housing providers in the country. Telehouse’ parent company KDDI, the telecommunications and systems integrations provider, is also operating a subsidiary on the Telehouse Germany data centre campus in Frankfurt enabling the local Telehouse customers to benefit from a vast range of sophisticated ICT support and solutions.

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At Telehouse, we’re well known for our agile and efficient data centre services; with 24/7 remote hands and the ability to establish cross connects in a matter of days. To our customers, Telehouse is more than simply a building to store their servers. We are a trusted partner. Are you ready to join Europe’s most connected data centre network?