Dataport Eemshaven: Best data center location in Europe

Dataport Eemshaven

Dataport Eemshaven | Best data center location in Europe

Dataport Eemshaven has all facilities needed to support a reliable data center operation. Dataport Eemshaven is located at Groningen. The energy abundance in Eemshaven is second to none in Europe: over 8,000 MW in a broad power mix is available at close range of the dedicated data center business park.

There is ample space as well and the region has excellent connections with internet hubs in Amsterdam, Hamburg and the Danish region. Google, the world’s largest Internet-search provider, extends its huge data center in Eemshaven. Google Eemshaven is the largest data center of Europe.

Follow the energy and plug into your opportunities in Eemshaven.

ROBERT VAN TUINEN
business manager energy- & dataport
Email address: r.vantuinen@groningen-seaports.com
Phone number: +31 (0)62 224 3300

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Guaranteed energy supply and excellent connections

Dataport Eemshaven provides a guaranteed green energy supply, large electrical power capacity, several large power stations and several high voltage and medium voltage stations.

Dataport Eemshaven has a landingstation of a global fiber optic submarine cable network, a dark fiber connection to Hamburg Internet Exchange, a hub for broadband connectivity, direct peering and inter-connection. Moreover there’s the COBRAcable, an interconnector between the Netherlands and Denmark, facilitating the transport of renewable energy and enhancing the security of supply.

With the transatlantic fiber-optic cable Eemshaven connects the United Kingdom with the European continent and has a direct connection with the GN-IX (Groningen Internet Exchange). This connection is linked easily with the AMS-IX, the exchange in Amsterdam, and the DE-CIX in Hamburg.

Follow the energy and plug into your opportunities in Eemshaven.

Facts & Figures

  • Total capacity of 8,000 MW of electrical power available
  • Green energy power mix from wind turbines + biomass and Norwegian hydro power
  • Largest onshore Dutch wind farm (300+ MW)
  • Excellent fiber connections
  • Secure power supply at close range
  • Well-connected energy infrastructure
  • Sea climate, steady wind force for free cooling
  • Space; greenfield business locations
  • Potential site for geothermal applications
  • Redundant energy grid and connections
  • Landing station of global fiber optic submarine cable network
  • Dark fiber connection to Amsterdam Internet Exchange
  • Groningen Internet Exchange – hub for broadband connectivity
  • Direct peering, inter-connection and housing facilities
  • Pool of well-trained and available IT staff
  • Cooling water facilities
  • Close to Tech City Groningen
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MAARTEN BARTHEL
business manager energy- & dataport
Email address: m.barthel@groningen-seaports.com
Phone number: +31 (0)63 165 1984

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