nLighten Data Center


The major port city of Hamburg is home to the most northerly of the nLighten data centers in Germany. Famous for its port and shipping industry, Hamburg is also a significant manufacturing base, covering the production of steel, aluminum, and copper. It also boasts a thriving creative community with multiple media and publishing firms as well as 2000 companies in the music business alone. The creative and other industries in Hamburg depend on a reliable colocation and internet infrastructure, of which the nLighten data center is an important part.

The Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg at sunset.

The data center is conveniently located just off the A1 motorway, 15 minutes from Hamburg main train station, and 30 minutes by car from Hamburg airport. The data center has an area of more than 550 m2, 600 kW of power, an office area and ample parking space.

Like the other nLighten facilities, the Hamburg data center will enable our customers to benefit from a very well-connected, high-availability data center and capable of housing high density cabinets. The data center comes with a number of On-Site Services and a growing eco-system of partners, all there to optimally support our customers IT environment.


Tier III data center design
Redundant power with independent A and B feeds to each cabinet
On-site backup power generation from renewable sources
Cooling and humidity design complying with ASHRAE A1 allowable category
Design Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) at 1.29
Power designed to a maximum of 20 kW per cabinet on the concrete floor area
Power redundancy at N+1 power
Heat recovery with high export temperature to local heating networks
Access Control and permanent CCTV monitoring with secure archive
Fire suppression equipment in all technical and critical plant areas
Carrier-neutral data center with divers fiber entry points and meet me areas
Directly linked to local MNO and last mile network carriers for low latency performance to wireless and last mile clients
24/7 NOC services, 24/7 access
Conveniently located for easy access by road and public transport

Technical specifications


555 m2
of data center space


600 kW
of power for IT load

Fiber routes.

ideally situated for regional low latency in Germany, direct fiber and wavelength routes to Bremen, Berlin and Hannover and with direct international fiber routes to Copenhagen, Oslo and Stockholm

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