Data center Nürnberg Süd
Multiple awards and certifications


Colocation in Nuremberg

The Nuremberg location houses the headquarters of noris network AG. Directly next to the headquarters is the multi-award winning Nürnberg Süd data center with a floor area covering 11,000 square meters. Today, Nürnberg Süd is one of the most modern and energy-efficient high-security data centers in Europe.

With innovative and patented solutions for air-conditioning, energy supply, fire and perimeter protection, we offer the highest level of colocation in Nuremberg! We offer you suitable racks as well as tailor-made cages - individually tailored to your needs.

Our data center Nürnberg Süd is an N-IX enabled site. This enables us to offer you almost unlimited bandwidth with minimal latency and the shortest possible provision time.



The highlights of the data center at a glance

Power supply

  • ≥ 99,999% availability for power supply p. a.
  • AlwaysOn-Technology for redundant UPS supply (A and B-feed)
  • Emergency power supply via diesel generator with fuel storage for at least 72 hours under full load
  • fuel storage refillable during operation (refilling before reaching the minimum level guaranteed by 24/7 contracts)
  • Redundant link to energy supplier
  • 100 % usage of regenerative energy

Air conditioning

  • Air conditioning via Kyoto-Cooling® (allows cooling without the energy consumption of conventional compressors more than 90 % of the time)
  • ≥ 99,999 % p. a. availability of the air conditioning
  • Separation of cold and warm areas via housing and warm air separation in the double ceiling

Network connection

  • ≥ 99.99 % p. a. availability of the backbone
  • Multi-redundant, carrier-neutral Internet connection
  • Total capacity of the Internet connection 4 Tbps
  • Connections via layer 1 (DWDM/CWDM), layer 2 (Ethernet/Fibre Channel) or layer 3 (IP/MPLS) from 100 Mbps up to 200 Gbps
  • Redundant links to all important peering points

Fire protection

  • Full-coverage fire alarm and early fire detection system with direct alarm forwarding to Nuremberg fire department
  • Zone precise fire extinguishing system (N2) and additional oxygen reduction via OxyReduct®
  • Usage of fire resisting or hardly flammable materials
  • Constructional measures according to fire-resistance grading F90 


    • Video surveillance with archiving
    • 24/7 security service
    • Biometric access control with 24/7 access via transponder card
    • Room-in-room-concept separates IT-areas from outer wall
    • Perimeter protection with security fence and access controll with separation gate
    • Rack surveillance with powerful monitoring systems
    • Separate cages within the datacenter with proprietary protection, access and intrusion detection system available


    • Phone support with 24/7 emergency hotline
    • Process oriented working methods with ticket system
    • 3-level support concept
    • Proprietary technical-staff on site

      Transport connection

      • Sufficient parking opportunities at the noris parking area
      • Supply at ground level; additional loading ramp available
      • Accessibility with public transport via Nuremberg main station, 0.5 km from metro station „Scharfreiterring“
      • Distance to the airport: 14.5 km (about 20 minutes)
      • Distance to autobahn: 3.9 km to (junction Nürnberg Langwasser)

      Further features

      • Certifications, testing and awards:
        • ISO/IEC 27001: Information security management system
        • ISO 27001: Certification on the basis of basic IT protection
        • ISO/IEC 20000-1: Service management system
        • ISO 9001: Quality management system
        • ISO 14001: Environmental management system
        • VdS 3406: Object-specific safety management system
        • PCI DSS: Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
        • ISAE 3402 Type II: Internal control system based on COBIT 5   
        • 5 Stars at the eco Datacenter Star Audit for Single Site and Interconnected Site
        • Internet Award for IT infrastructure
        • Green star for Approved Energy Efficient Datacenter
        • „Deutscher Rechenzentrumspreis 2012“ together with the Wagner Group
      • Walkable double ceiling instead of close double floor
      • Modular concept with patented Combinded Energy and Cooling Cells
      • Up to 18 kVA for all Racks in the datacenter (High Density-Racks)
      • Used Full-Racks: 47 units x 600 mm x 1200 mm / 60 units x 600 mm x 1200 mm (Part Racks from 13 rack units)


      Pictures and videos of the high-security data center in Nuremberg

      Have a look at the following detailed pictures and videos of the data center. Find out what is needed to set up a state-of-the-art data center.

      Emergency Power Supply
      White Space
      Batteries for emergency power supply
      Batteries for emergency power supply
      CECC in the data center Nürnberg Süd by noris network
      individual racks
      warm floor housing
      Perimeter protection by people separation
      Fire protection by N² extinguishing system
      Modular data center
      Video Just 9 minutes to get to the optimal data center
      Video Europe's most modern data center
      Video High-security data center in Nuremberg
      Video KYOTO cooling
      Video Modular climate control and energy supply
      Video Remote data center monitoring
      We look forward to
      assisting you!

      noris network AG

      T: +49 911 9352-160
      F: +49 911 9352-100