Data Protection and Data Security - to stringent German standards!

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Data Center Karlsruhe

Data Center location: TelemaxX Telekommunikation GmbH Rechenzentren IPC3 Karlsruhe -

TelemaxX Telekommunikation GmbH operates four high-security data centers in Karlsruhe, Germany. TelexmaxX is planning a fifth data center in the Heidelberg region.

The top priority in TelemaxX data centers is maximum operational reliability. To ensure the best conditions, TelemaxX provides individually tailored data center space inside each data center, a redundant power supply, optimal climate control, fire protection and video surveillance with an access control system. TelemaxX operates an internal fiber-optic and copper network which guarantees the fastest possible connection quality.

ProfitBricks Data Center Karlsruhe

Physical security

  • Security staff on duty 24/7
  • Video surveillance – recordings are kept for 30 days
  • Fault monitoring system
  • 4 separate fire zones, each with its own fire early warning system, connected to a central extinguishing system
  • Building zones have fully redundant cabling and fire, water and burglary protection as well as video surveillance with infrared cameras

Access security

  • Access via entry control system
  • Keycard access only
  • Intrusion detection system

TelemaxX Telekommunikation GmbH complies with the following standards:


  • Uses energy-saving free-cooling principle
  • Consistent average temperature 23° C
  • Server cabinets cooled according to the principle of hot and cold-air aisles
  • Each zone has up to 10 air-conditioning units with a total output of 850 kW (100% redundant)


  • Dual or triple access points into each data center
  • Integrated within Karlsruhe via an internal fiber-optic infrastructure fully redundantly in a 10 Gbit/s fiber-optic backbone on SDH and WDM basis
  • Network connections with nearly all well-known national and international network providers
  • IP backbone is connected with a total bandwidth of 6 Gbit/s to 6 different upstream partners
  • TelemaxX’s internal IP backbone in has a capacity of 30 Gbit/s and has is set up completely redundantly in ring structures
  • ProfitBricks’ redundant InfiniBand networks extend over several different buildings and fire zones of a data center, in order to minimize the risk of fire and to secure our customers’ stored data in the best manner possible

Power supply

  • Data Center is integrated into Karlsruhe’s 20-kV public utilities ring on a redundant basis
  • 2 diesel generators with 2 MW capacity each
  • A tank with a 50,000 liter capacity is available for each diesel generator
  • Delivery contracts ensure preferential fuel delivery
  • Maximum 5+1 UPS, each holding 200 kVA per block, to bridge the start time of the diesel generators

Data Center Frankfurt am Main

Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), connects more than 4,500 companies directly to their customers and partners inside the world’s most networked data centers. Today, businesses leverage the Equinix interconnection platform in 32 strategic markets across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

Download a case study about ProfitBricks, published by our data center partner Equinix:

ProfitBricks selected Equinix as a data center partner due to its performance, quality and its broad international presence. Features such as the Equinix Cloud Exchange portal and APIs simplify the process of provisioning and managing connections to multiple cloud services and networks. Equinix Customer Success Story: ProfitBricks (PDF)


Physical security

  • Physical – Bandit glass mantrap
  • Human – 24x7 security guards
  • Electronic – 24x7 monitoring, card access readers, biometric access control, intruder alarm, CCTV


  • Cooling Capacity – 1.5 kW/m² (5119 BTUH)
  • Cooling Plant – 6840 kW centrifugal chillers


  • System – Overhead proprietary cable tray system with multi-tier ladder rack
  • Cross Connects – Single-Mode Glasfaser, Multi-Mode Glasfaser (62,5 und 50 μm), CAT5, CAT6, CAT5 (T1) and CAT3 (POTS)
  • Metro Connect Managed Ethernet – Extends choice and reach for carrier and network availability across metro areas offering Metro Connect Managed Ethernet
  • Equinix Connect – Automated network provisioning, multi-homing and billing offering Single-Homed GigE and FastE, Multi-Homed GigE and FastE

Power supply

  • Electrical Capacity – 3-6 kVA per cabinet (higher capacity at request)
  • UPS Configuration – 4x 1800 kVA UPS units (N+1)
  • UPS Topology – N+1, upon request 2N available
  • # of Utility Feeders – Two connected to a utility ring
  • # of Power Transformers – Four power transformers at 2500 kVA
  • Utility Voltage – 10 kV
  • Standby Power – Eight diesel engines, generating a total output of 12,800 kVA
  • Standby Power Config. –:N+1, upon request 2N available
  • Lighting – Protected 300 Lux



  • 99.999+% Power availability
  • 99.99+% Temperature and Humidity availability
  • 99.99+% Cross Connect availability