nLighten Edge Data Center


Dominated by the twin spires of its famous cathedral, Cologne is the largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is also an important trade city, especially for the automotive, insurance, media and chemical industries, making it a key regional communications hub. The nLighten data center optimally supports this significant industrial heartland and its surrounding areas.

The data center is conveniently located, just off the A4 motorway, 6 km from Cologne city center, and 30 minutes by car from the two nearby airports.

Like the other nLighten facilities, the Cologne 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.

Features ...

Up to 15 kW on raised floor and 20 kW on concrete floor, higher density upon request

Redundant power with independent A and B feeds to each cabinet

Power redundancy at N+1 power

Cooling generation N+1 redundancy, air conditioning units N+1

Cooling and humidity design complying with ASHRAE A1 allowable category

Heat recovery with high export temperature to local heating networks prepared

Fire detection and suppression equipment in the data center area

Access Control and permanent CCTV monitoring with secure archive

24/7 service- and helpdesk, 24/7 access

Carrier-neutral data center with divers fiber entry points and meet me areas

Conveniently located for easy access by road and public transport

Technical specifications ...


of data center space


of power for IT loads

Fiber Routes.

ideally situated for regional low latency in Germany, direct fiber and wavelength routes to Düsseldorf, Bonn and Frankfurt and with direct international fiber and wavelength routes to Amsterdam and Brussels

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