nLighten Data Center


Düsseldorf has become one of the top telecommunications centers in Germany with the German headquarters for both Vodafone and Telefonica, as well as several other telcos. As such, the city has become a magnet for technology companies as well as advertising agencies and the financial services sector. Located at the heart of the Rhine-Ruhr and Rhineland metropolitan region, the nLighten data center provides essential colocation services for the connectivity and telecommunications networks supporting these businesses.

The Rhine Tower in Düsseldorf at sunset.

The data center is well situated, just off the A3 motorway, 15 minutes from Düsseldorf main train station, and 20 minutes by car from Düsseldorf International Airport. The data center has an area of almost 1450 m2, 1600 kW of power, an office area and ample parking space.

Like the other nLighten facilities, the Düsseldorf 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


1446 m2
of data center space


1600 kW
of power for IT load

Fiber routes.

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

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