Data center Nuremberg Center
The Five Star Data Center

Excellent colocation in the centre of Nuremberg

In the center of Nuremberg, noris network operates two data centers, which received 5 stars at the eco Datacenter Star Audit. In addition to a redundant power supply, we offer the highest security at this location as standard, ensuring availability at a very high level.

The highlights of the data center at a glance

Power and utilities

  •  ≥ 99.999 % p. a. availability of the power supply
  • Redundant UPS supply (N+1)
  • Emergency power plant with fuel storage for at least 24 hours under full load
  • Fuel tanks refillable during operation (refilling before reaching minimum level guaranteed by 24/7 contract)
  • Redundant link to energy supplier

Air conditioning

  • Redundant air conditioning system with availability ≥ 99.999 % p.a.
  • Cold aisle / hot aisle separation of cold and warm areas Network connection

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 detection system with direct alarm forwarding to Nuremberg fire department
  • Gentle inert gas extinguishing system with nitrogen (NBG3) respectively argon fire extinguishing system (NBG4 & NBG5)
  • Use of non-flammable or flame retardant materials
  • Structural measures according to fire resistance class F90


  • Video surveillance with archiving
  • Surveillance via security service
  • Biometric access control with 24/7 access via transponder card
  • Segregation of persons (just NBG4)
  • Rack surveillance with powerful monitoring systems
  • Separate cages within the data center with own protection, access control and intrusion detection system available


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

Transport connection

  • Parking space available in courtyard
  • Ground-level delivery area respectively delivery to ramp (just NBG5)
  • Accessibility with public transport via Nuremberg central station,
    0.8 km from metro station „Plärrer“
  • Distance to airport: 7.9 km (approx. 15 minutes)
  • Distance to autobahn: 3.2 km to A73 (Frankenschnellweg expressway)

Further features

  • Certifications and testing:
    • 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
  • Availability of racks with up to 6 kVA respectively 5 kVA (NBG5)
  • Racks used: 47 rack units x 600 mm x 1200 mm

Pictures of the data center Nürnberg Süd

Have a look at the following detailed pictures of the data center.

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