Dynamic Data Center, Magdeburg

The Telekom subsidiary T-Systems is having a data center built in Saxony-Anhalt. It will be the largest IT service provider’s data center in Germany. The company has expanded its cloud computing capabilities with two new data centers linked by fiber in Magdeburg and nearby Biere. 

Both sites are designed for modular expansion, allowing T-Systems to respond dynamically to customer requests. The first phase of construction, involving 5,900 square meters of IT and network area, a security and logistics center and an office building with 85 workplaces was completed as planned in March 2014.

Additional value

  • Management of the planning process according to the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) approach
  • Tailor-made and efficient operator concept
  • Easing of the burden on the client through ensuring smooth realization
  • Completion of data center with adherence to the high quality and security requirements of T-Systems
  • Costs spot on
  • Cut over on time despite a weather-related two-month construction delay in winter 2012/13
  • Savings in the mid single-digit million range by supplementary negotiations with the general contractor
  • LEED Gold Green Building certification
  • Energy-efficient data center with a power usage effectiveness (PUE) of 1.3  

Project data

Client:

T-Systems International GmbH, Bonn

Architect:

ttsp hwp seidel Planungs­gesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt am Main

Sites:

Magdeburg und Biere, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany

GFA:

52,000 m²

Project duration:

June 2010 – March 2014

Individual services

  • Project Control and Controlling during Planning and Execution
  • Green Building
  • Green IT/Energy Optimization
  • Risk Management
  • Control of Tenant Fitout
  • Assessment of General Contractor Performance Status
  • Project Communication System (PCS)

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