Luxembourg boasts one of the most modern data center parks in Europe with low latency connections to all of the major European Internet hubs. It has some 20 data centers in operation, totaling a net floor space of over 40,000 m2 (over 440,000 ft2). Luxembourg has thus positioned itself as a leading data center marketplace in Europe, surpassing cities like Stockholm or Brussels with regards to shared IT Rooms. With a surface of 2,586 km2 (999 square miles) and only a 500,000 habitants, Luxembourg has probably one of the highest data center densities in Europe and the world.
This is one of the reasons why many major public and private players have established their data centers in Luxembourg, including the European Commission and many financial institutions.
The majority of data centers is recent constructions and offer Tier-IV or Tier-III service level with fully redundant subsystems (power, cooling and components), controlled access zones, competitive energy prices and guaranteed power supply. Advanced power supply systems are fairly common in Luxembourg, as you can find ultra high density racks (10-40 kW) and UPS systems 2*(N+1). Natural disasters such as earthquakes, floods or hurricanes are unknown to Luxembourg. There are is no server tax in Luxembourg.
Luxembourg is also home to the only company in Europe and the world operating two Uptime Institute certified Tier-IV design data centers, ebrc.
The full suite of hosting services is provided by the Luxembourg data centers:
- Colocation services
- Virtual private servers
- Managed hosting
- Web hosting
Low latency hosting in Europe
All data centers in Luxembourg are interconnected among themselves and feature a wide choice of fibre optic providers. Hosting in a data center in Luxembourg means hosting in the heart of Europe with high speed low latency connections to the major Internet hubs of Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Paris and Brussels. Thanks to the low latency hosting offering in Luxembourg, it is easy to serve all of the major European consumer markets out of one physical location.
Various cloud offerings are available in Luxembourg, be it on an IAAS, PAAS or SAAS basis. The advantages of choosing a Luxembourg based cloud are numerous:
- Low latency
- State-of-the art infrastructure
- High availability
- Security and privacy
- Extended know-how in outsourcing
Data center owners and providers in Luxembourg
- Datacenter Luxembourg
- European Data Hub
- Lab Data Vault PSF
- Orange Business Services
- Secure IT
- Telecom Luxembourg Private Operator
- Telindus Telecom
- Visual Online
For more information
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