SmartDC launched the Rotterdam flagship facility in 2009 after a one year design phase. The SmartDC: Dataport of Rotterdam facility is located in the monumental UNESCO listed Van Nelle facility in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. SmartDC is well known for it's unique suite concept featuring dedicated suites per customer. Every suite is a mini-datacenter with private cooling, power breakers, security and capacity build-out. Our flagship datacenter operates 24 of these suites. Our datacenters are all Tier-3+ with N+1 cooling, N+1 uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), N+1 generators and two transformers for 23,000 Volt mains power for a total of 12 MegaWatt (MW) power usage.
SmartDC operates carrier neutral datacenters with direct backbone connectivity to the internet. Our meet-me-rooms house over 20 international carriers offering services such as IP Transit, IP Peering, Remote Peering, DWDM wavelengths, dark-fiber, Metro-loops and local loops, IP VPN, Long Haul Ethernet, ISDN, VOIP, Mobile and xDSL lines. The SmartDC datacenters are connected from multiple fiber paths to multiple in-house meet-me-rooms. The meet-me-rooms connect to ODFs and with redundant fiber ducts to your racks at SmartDC. We offer an open marketplace for carriers and IP Transit providers to connect to networks, end-users, ISPs.
SmartDC offers direct connectivity to the following internet exchanges:
The three largest Tier-1 networks Level3, Global Crossing and Cogent offer services in the SmartDC Meet-me-Rooms. This offers the advantage to directly connect to the backbone of the internet without local fiber or any other 3rd party dependencies. Your account manager is available to introduce you to the key account managers. SmartDC also offers direct connectivity to over 10 other IP Transit providers.
SmartDC offers a solid backbone from its datacenters. Additionally connectivity to over twelve cloud platforms is possible directly from SmartDC datacenters. Our partners are approved AWS Direct Connect, Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute and Google Carrier Interconnect partners and can offer low latency connectivity directly to cloud environments. Point to Point or Point to Multi-Point for multiple providers or redundancy is available. Connection speeds range from 10Mbps to 10Gbps, with or without SLAs covering packet delivery from 99.8 to 99.99%. Contact us for more information about connectivity.