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Get-Together in Munich

On the occasion of our new data center in Nuremberg and thus our second data center location where many new colleagues are located and working, a get-together in Munich took place yesterday evening.

A steak restaurant in the heart of Munich Schwabing called “KvR – Kapitales vom Rind” was chosen for this event where the team from Munich and Nuremberg met together at 18.30.

After a short welcome message from our two CEOs and after choosing the dishes of the special menu, we started the dinner.
Kapitales vom RindmenuWiener Schnitzel Steak Filet

Around 11 pm the group started leaving home. Unfortunately, our colleagues from Nuremberg had to travel around 160 kilometers back home. But maybe next time we compensate that long way home and meet in Nuremberg :-).

We would like to say thank you to the restaurant, especially to all the kind waiters, for making our evening that successful.


Contabo launches second data center

New Contabo data center
Steady growth needs space for development.
In order to meet the increasing demand for our hosting services as well as the quality requirements of our customers, Contabo will start operation of a second data center in Nuremberg, Germany, in March 2014.

The current data center in Munich with a data floor of around 350 m² will then be extended with a 1.750 m² data floor and 530 m² office and service premises in Nuremberg. Around 2.500 dedicated servers remain in operation in our Munich data center, while the new facility in Nuremberg will be capable to run another 10.000 dedicated servers.

The new location will be acquired in February 2014 already and it will be operated independently by Contabo. This will allow continuous improvements and expansions to guarantee the most stable and energy-efficient data center infrastructure.

Facts about the second Contabo data center in Nuremberg:
- 1750 m² data floor
- Raised floor, load-bearing capacity > 1000 kg / m²
- Inhouse transformer-station / power switching station > 2,4 MVA
- 3 x 600 kVA UPS (n + 1)
- Emergency standby system (diesel powered)
- 3 x 600 kW cooling capacity (n + 1), free cooling
- Internet connection using two different fiber directions into the building
- Carrier-neutral (almost any carrier available)
- Alarm system, observation cameras and security service
- Fire alarm system, smoke and heat extraction systems
- Access only via ID card
- Personnel on site 365 days a year

The first Contabo servers will start operation in the new data center early March 2014.