German SkyWay DataCenter starts operating

The TIER III data center located in St. Ingbert, Germany celebrates its opening with a special welcome package: The SkyServer Performance und Power are furnished with effective high-end Xeon processors and high-grade FB-DIMM random access memory. SkyWay is a TÜV certified data center, which offers colocation, hosting and root servers. The SkyWay team relies on long-standing experience in the fields Internet, networks and high availability solutions. Being a full-service provider, SkyWay’s team develops individual project solutions together with the customers.

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In its own data center according to TIER III standard, SkyWay DataCenter GmbH offers its customers the housing and grid connection of server systems (colocation), projection and engineering (hosting) as well as the renting of dedicated servers (root server). All root servers are also available as managed servers. The “TÜV-Saarland“, a technical inspection authority, has certified the data center according to the guidelines of the Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI) and TIER level standards as “TÜV audited data center” level TIER III.

„Reliable high availability solutions are no coincidence. Together with our customers we develop ideal solutions that fit exactly their needs“, describes Roman Schließmeyer, CEO of SkyWay Data-Center GmbH, the company’s standard. The welcome offers Sky-Server Performance und Power stand out due to high-quality server hardware, favorable prices and professional support. The SkyServer Performance especially aims at medium-sized companies with a want for own server infrastructure. Web, e-mail or other services can be provided on the servers. The power variant can particularly be used for virtualization systems or data bases. Customers can continuously control their servers via the integrated remote administration (IPMI).

SkyWay attaches great importance to environmental protection. The complete energy demand of the data center and the offices is covered with green electricity of the urban energy supplier. Averaged three quarters of a year, the server room can be completely or predominantly cooled with the outdoor temperature. Using the warm discharged air to heat the complete office building, SkyWay shows environmental responsibility.

SkyWay is a fully-owned subsidiary of Key-Systems GmbH. The TIER III data center is located in an adjoining building of the Key-Systems headquarters in St. Ingbert, Germany (federal state: Saarland). Key-Systems CEO Alexander Siffrin is also CEO of SkyWay DataCenter GmbH. „As a certified TIER III data center, we offer an effective and redundant infrastructure, that guarantees our customers highest availability for their IT“, describes Alexander Siffrin. „Specialized staff and individual service level agreements complement our services.“

The team of SkyWay DataCenter GmbH ( offers personal guided tours through the data center to anyone interested.

Functionality of the data center:

- TIER III level
- TÜV/tekit certification
- Separated fiber optic uplinks (n+1)

- Separated electricity supply (A/B electric circuits)
- Redundant, universal power supply (n+1)
- Emergency power generator
- Redundant cooling (n+1)
- Enclosed cold floors
- “Free cooling” function

- Earliest fire detection
- 2-line automatic fire detection system
- Nitrogen fire-extinguishing system
- Video control
- Intrusion detection system
- Locking system and security services

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