Where ideas become reality

Advances in digital business models are creating disruption at unprecedented speed and driving the need for business transformation. Your business and your technology are becoming one. To stay competitive, you need a secure home for your IT infrastructure that offers capacity to grow, a network to connect, and room to innovate.

e-shelter is your home to the cloud. Our data center and colocation services are the home for your IT, connecting customers and partners with applications and technologies. Beyond space, power, and protection, we offer new ways for technology providers, business partners, and end users to innovate with cloud technology in a vibrant community.

The e-shelter innovation lab

The e-shelter innovation lab is where new ideas in cloud technology become reality. Join the community of customers, partners, and the world’s most advanced cloud technology providers. Validate your innovations faster and at lower cost with dozens of partners who provide market-leading tools in a test environment hosted in Europe’s largest data center network.

  • Rich ecosystem: Drive private and hybrid cloud use cases jointly with partners and customers of all sizes
  • Room for innovation: Test and validate distributed architectures in a real-world production environment and measure the impact on IT service delivery
  • Knowledge community: Share information via a regular series of webcasts, host and join bootcamps, meetups and hackathons

e-shelter innovation lab use cases

myData enables new business models
Data driven software deployment platform based on Pivotal
Provided by: msg services ag, Pivotal, Nutanix, Mellanox

Develop locally, scale globally  
Cluster Federation – efficient hybrid cloud container orchestration tool
Provided by: Google, Intel, inovex

Rapid innovation by accessing on-demand resources  
Openstack powered by Ubuntu
Provided by: Canonical, Dell EMC

Work virtual, powered by the cloud
VDI Workspace environment with remote access for mobile, home office and power users
Provided by: SVA, Nutanix, VMWare, Microsoft, AWS

Enjoy a public cloud experience in your own data center   
Mirantis Cloud Platform
Provided by: Mirantis, Super Micro

ETSI NFV Telco Cloud
Installation and operation
Provided by: Dimension Data

Tested NFV Virtualized Network Function (VNF) Use Cases
DDoS protection in virtualized networks
Provided by: Dimension Data


Detailed information on the e-shelter innovation lab can be found here in video or as PDF