Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses, has announced it has broken ground on two greenfield campuses in Berlin and Warsaw. The development of these sites is part of the company’s US$2 billion European expansion and will provide hyperscalers, cloud providers and large enterprises with best-in-class hyperscale data centre campuses in two sought after EU regions. This is the second German campus for the company and the first in Poland.
Berlin data centre campus
Located in Brandenburg Park, this 250,000 sqft (24,000 m²) campus (BER1) will be comprised of two 16MW state-of-the-art data centres offering a combined 32MW of critical IT load once fully developed. The first phase, scheduled for completion in early 2022, will include 8MW of IT capacity.
As part of the company’s environmental sustainability programme, Vantage will offer customers renewable energy options at the campus to reduce their carbon emissions. BER1 will use a highly efficient cooling system with outside air economisation and will have the ability to connect into district heating schemes to reuse waste heat. The campus will also feature on-site solar energy generation for non-critical areas, EV charging stations, maximised green space and underground drainage to manage runoff into local waterways.