Welcome to Heerlen

Location - Heerlen

Strategically located in Heerlen

Smartdc Heerlen is a crucial location for our Twin Data Center Strategy, connected directly to Smartdc facilities in Rotterdam and located centrally between Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris. 

Utilizing a direct connection to the DE-CIX in Frankfurt, our Heerlen location is fully independent from Amsterdam in case of network overload and connects you to the world in no time.

Smartdc Heerlen is a TIER-I certified datacenter, although it meets the requirements for a TIER-II certification.

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As a global company, Smartdc has a responsibility to operate sustainably, providing a better world for future generations. As a part of the Ubisoft family, Smartdc and our sister company, i3D.net, have committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030 and carbon-negative by 2050.

We’ve built our data center to be modular, creating autonomous mini data centers with their own controlled environment, including power, cooling, fire prevention systems, and security. With its modular concept, our Heerlen data center offers private facilities from 16 racks and up.
Modular design

Key safety and connectivity features in our data centers

Your infrastructure is secure and connected

100 meters above sea level

Due to its geographic location, Smartdc Heerlen is located 100 meters above sea level according to NAP standards.

Its remote physical location at a distance from large network clusters and strategic placement above sea level add additional layers of location-based security to this data center.

Heerlen data center - 100 m above the sea
Direct connection to DE-CIX

Direct connection to DE-CIX

Smartdc Heerlen is directly connected to DE-CIX in Frankfurt, one of the major internet exchanges serving as a gateway between Central Europe and the world.

Smartdc Heerlen is independent from Amsterdam internet exchanges and networks, and it’s still fully operational in case of network overload or failure in Amsterdam.

Twin Data Center Strategy

Smartdc data centers in Rotterdam and Heerlen form our Twin Data Center Strategy and are interconnected for instant access and redundancy.

This allows you to run your operations in any one of them and ensure that you always get the highest possible quality of service no matter which data center serves you.

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Twin data center

Your gateway to the world​

Smartdc is a carrier-neutral data center. With its strategic positioning and independence from Amsterdam internet exchanges and networks, it hosts multiple carriers in-house, including a direct connection to the DE-CIX in Frankfurt, reachable in one hop under 5ms.

Kloosterweg 1
6412 CN
Heerlen
The Netherlands

CoC# 57638020
VAT# NL852669379B01

Data center type

Carrier-neutral, modular design with private cages and private suites available

Power

2 powerhouses with A+B feed redundancy

Cooling

Constant temperature with climate control, air sock system with cold and hot corridors

Fire safety

Alarm system with smoke detectors

Security

Biometric access control, video surveillance

Sustainability

100% green energy

Feature availability

Colocation, Private Suites with extended safety features, Fiber to the Office

Connectivity

20+ in-house carriers available, direct connections to major global internet exchanges (e.g. DE-CIX) and Cloud providers

Certifications

ISO 27001 Certified
ISO 27001 is the international standard for setting up Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) regarding the reliability and security of control systems and data in Smartdc.

NEN 7510 Certified
The NEN 7510 is a Dutch standard based on the ISO 27001, focusing on the security of medical information in the healthcare industry, especially on patient data.

BORG 3 Certified
Smartdc data centers are certified with BORG class 3, keeping the premises safe with rigoristic standards enforced to ensure security

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We’re happy to show you around and explain how we can be a central point in your hybrid IT strategy.

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