Brussels

Your Digital Hub in the Heart of Brussels

“Over 50,000 sqm of space and 44 megawatt of critical IT load”

“Ideal for large multinationals, domestic enterprises, wholesale and cloud providers”

Tier III / Tier IV

The KevlinX data centre is designed to meet TIER III Uptime Institute standards. For customers with more exacting requirements, data halls can be upgraded to TIER IV standards.

Setting new standards

The data centre campus will set new standards in Belgium when it comes to quality, connectivity, cloud access, security and sustainability.

Brussels Data Centre Specs

Building

  • > 50,000 sqm of available space
  • Industry-leading < 1.20 PUE 

Power

  • 44 MW of power
  • N+1 redundancy with 99.999% availability service agreement
  • Fully redundant A & B power feeds to every rack, delivered via 2N UPS systems

Cooling

  • Highly efficient redundant adiabatic cooling
  • N+1 redundancy with 99.999% availability service agreement
  • Hot aisle containment (no raised floors)
  • Supports 1-25 kW per rack

Network and Cloud Access

  • 4 diverse and separate fibre entrances
  • Multiple Tier one global, regional and local carriers
  • Connectivity into Europe’s major Internet exchanges
  • Direct access to numerous network, cloud and IT service providers

Security

  • 9 levels of security
  • Multi-layered access control
  • 24/7 On-site manned security

Management Systems

  • 24/7 manned Network Operations Centre (NOC)
  • Environmental & mechanical monitoring through modern Building Management Systems (BMS)
  • Data Centre Infrastructure Management (DCIM) for monitoring data centre performance

Quality Management & Compliance

The facility has stringent quality standards and will be compliant with key international standards including:

  • Green Grid Membership
  • Member of the European Code of Conduct for Data Centres
  • ISO9001: 2015 for quality management systems
  • ISO45001: 2018 for occupational health and safety management systems
  • ISO/IEC 27001:2017 for information security management systems
  • PCI-DSS Chapter 9 for vulnerability management
  • SAS70 standards, SSAE16 standards

Key Benefits Brussels Data Centre

1. Tier III / Tier IV quality

  • Designed to meet TIER III Uptime Institute standards
  • Possibility to upgrade to TIER IV standards

2. Located in the Brussels-Capital-Region

  • Only 11 minutes from Brussels Airport and 35 minutes from the main train station

3. Flexible offering

  • Customers can choose from flexible colocation deployments, from a single rack and room to dedicated wholesale space (fully fitted or powered shell)

4. Unparalleled network connectivity

  • Direct access to numerous network, cloud and IT service providers

5. World-class front-of-the-house

  • Over 1,000 sqm of office & disaster recovery space for customers
  • Various meeting & conference rooms
  • Multi-purpose auditorium

6. Highly sustainable facility

  • Constructed with the latest energy saving technologies
  • Designed to meet the lowest PUE targets (<1.20)
  • Excess heat re-used by nearby companies, making BRU1 a truly green data centre