nLighten Data Center


As the capital of the state of Lower Saxony and a major regional junction, Hanover is a strategic location for the nLighten data center. The city is also one of the world’s most important trade fair locations and a key communications center. The nLighten data center in Hanover was established several years ago and has become a major communications hub for businesses in the city.

The New Town Hall in Hanover seen from above the tree line.

The data center is conveniently located close to the A2 motorway and just 15 minutes by car from Hanover airport. The data center has an area of more than 850 m2, 600 kW of power, an office area and ample parking space.

Like the other nLighten facilities, the Hanover 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


863 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 Berlin, Leipzig and Hamburg

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