NTT Communications (NTT Com), yesterday announced that it has acquired a 86.7% stake in e-shelter, a leading European operator of data center services. The acquisition is said to elevate the NTT Com’s data center space in Europe to 92,000 square meters in nine cities, up from 19,500 square meters in four cities. As the designer, builder and operator of high-availability data centers, e-shelter offers infrastructure based on the highest standards of physical security and operational reliability.
The company operates over 70,000 sqm of server room space, including 40,000 sqm at its main site in Frankfurt, Europe’s largest data center facility, catering diverse industries including providers of financial, telecom, IT and cloud services, and governmental institutions. The company has additional sites in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich, as well as in Vienna, Austria and Zurich, Switzerland.
Going forward, NTT Com said that it will continue to expand its data centers to offer global ICT solutions that meet the business needs of corporate customers on the European continent, where the demand for data centers continues to grow.