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SmartDC: Security Infrastructure

SmartDC has made significant investments in state-of-the-art equipment to operate our datacenter as one of the most modern, reliable, and green datacenters in the industry. As a result, our Rotterdam location is ranked among the greenest and environmentally friendliest datacenters in the world.


SmartDC is secured 24/7 by both automated security systems and onsite security staff.

Facility Security - 24/7 on site security guards
- Fenced perimeter
- Speed gates on terrain entry
- Datacenter built off ground level to prevent a ram-raid

Automated Security Systems - Electronic Security system for 24/7 security control of the facility
- Access control through access lists and PAC
- Intrusion Detection & Alarm System
- Per zone key card system + access logging
- Alarm systems on external and internal doors and motion zones

Camera Security - Indoor & Outdoor digital camera system
- Datacenter guard camera: detects motion and tracks/zooms on object
- Datacenter guard camera: clear view even in dark/low-light conditions
- Datacenter access logged on camera


SmartDC Rotterdam is housed in the monumental Van Nelle complex in Rotterdam. The Van Nelle building is a UNESCO listed monument.

Facility specifications - Datacenter built off ground level to prevent a ram-raid
- Additional guardrails at potential weak points
- 3500 m² floor space
- 12 MVA power (upgradable)
- Housed in a monumental UNESCO listed building
- Additional office and storage space
- Secure parking facilities
- Speed gates on terrain
- Loading bays and 24x7 staff

Suites - Modular Suites
- Dedicated breakers on suite level and rack level
- Dedicated No-Break power infrastructure
- 32-48 racks per suite
- Redundant high capacity adiabatic air conditioning dedicated to suite
- Redundant fire detection and surpression dedicated to suite
- Secure access through key cards
- Lockable racks

Facility Systems - All on site systems are monitored 24/7

Fire Protection

Fire detection and protection ensures the security and integrity of your servers should a fire start in one of the suites.

Fire Detection System - All suites are equipped with a redundant two-way VESDA System (Very Early Smoke Detection and Activation System)

Fire extinguishing System - Automated Argonite gas extinguishing system
- Gas release delay of 30 seconds to allow for human evacuation
- All suites are fully waterproof thanks to our box in box configuration
- Automated sprinkler system outside the server suites
- Suites are fire resistant up to 2 hours to contain impact

Is your infrastructure secure?

Contact your account manager for more information on how to source secure rackspace and customize your infrastructure at SmartDC datacenters or e-mail SmartDC sales for pricing and availability.

Key Features


  • 24x7 on site security personnel/li>
  • Full CCTV coverage and monitoring
  • Automated alarm systems
  • Access control
  • 7 security layers
  • Open door detection