Switch Datacenters

Switch Datacenters is a leading provider of state-of-the-art network neutral datacenter in Amsterdam The Netherlands. They offer a complete portfolio of services focused on ISPs, system integrators, large twin-datacenter and Web environments.
With ultra modern facilities, highly secured datacenter space, redundant cable-entry rooms, energy saving technologies, 24x7 NOC services,
flexible office space, extensive customer facilities and their network neutrality policy sets them apart from conventional datacenters.
Our primary datacenter is located in the Amsterdam Southeast business district and has a total floor area of 8.320 m2 / 89.555 ft2. The second location is located in Woerden with a total floor area of 5.500 m2 / 59.202 ft2.
Our datacenters are climate neutral and have the latest technology in security, guaranteed power, cooling and connectivity. The sites support the latest high density power configurations and are powered with 100% green electricity.
Switch Datacenters was founded by a group of companies active in datacenter technology, datacenter Provisioning and real estate. Together they provide Switch Datacenters a solid financial base and an extensive network in the datacenter market.
Switch Datacenters maintains a carrier-neutral policy and has multiple international backbone carriers onsite including a direct link with the NL-IX and the Amsterdam Internet Exchange. Connecting a new Carrier network can be executed by the presence of the international fiber route in close proximity to our datacenters in Amsterdam and Woerden.

Switch Datacenters certifications:

PCI-DSS Compliant: for payment card data security
ISO 14001: Corporate Responsibility (pending)
ISO 27001: for information security management


Total floor area:4.100 m2 / 44.132 ft2 (ready)
8.320 m2 / 89.555 ft2 (2nd phase)
Maximum floor load:1.500 kg/m2
Type of construction:Steel construction with concrete
Double exterior walls
Box-in-Box datacenter
Fire protection:120 min fire resistant walls
Vesda with CO2 extinguishing
Perimeter fence:250 cm high (front and back)
Area:Amsterdam South East, business district
Accessibility:Schiphol Airport: 18 km
Amsterdam Arena station: 1 km
A9 highway: 400 m


Parking:40 secure parking spaces
Lift:Persons / hoist up to 1500 kg
Loading/unloading area:Yes, including overhead door
Preparation room:1 (equipment preparation)
Meet-Me-Rooms:2 (no active equipment is installed here)
Carrier neutral:Yes (ask for the carriers present)
Fiber:460 x dark fiber (ask for the suppliers present)
Lounge area:Comfortable lounge with internet access and cafeteria


Security personnel:24x7 on-site
Access layers:5 layer security principle
Security system:Closed circuit camera system in and around the datacenter
Alarm Detection zones
Access list in combination with best practice access procedure
Security Room:Secured control room


Power capacity:10 MVA 2N 
Power facilities:2N transformers (N+100%)
2N Master Distribution Boards (N+100%)
2N UPS' (N+100%)
2N Diesel generators (N+100%)
2N Room PDUs (N+100%)

TIER-4 redundancy classification
Generator propellant:Diesel available on site for 72 hours continuous power


Constant temperature:23°C (+/- 5°C). Higher or lower inlet termperature optional
Racks:Cold Corridor System
Average power:5 KW+ per rack
High-density options:Yes
Cooling energie efficiency (EUE):1.04