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Data Center


The Data Center Group operates the data centers of FAIR/GSI GreenIT-Cube, RZ1 and BG2.

Tasks of the Data Center Group:

  • Operation of the data centers
  • Operation of infrastructure monitoring systems
  • Operation of the central asset and data center management systems
  • Monitoring of the technical infrastructure and coordination of operation and maintenance with external service providers
  • Optimization of energy efficiency
  • Planning, procurement and installation of further systems in cooperation with the respective specialist groups
  • Repair and RMA Processing for Servers

If you have any questions or problems, you will find instructions or documentation on the various topics on our website.

You can also open a ticket in our ticket system via e-mail:

GreenIT Cube

  • Innovative and energy-efficient: The "GreenIT-Cube" in the form of a cube measuring 27×30×22 m with six floors and an adjacent technical building including cooling towers.
  • In the first version, the GreenITCube has a cooling capacity of 4 megawatts, which will rise to 12 megawatts in the final expansion phase. The water cooling used in the rear doors of the server cabinets is highly efficient and requires less than 7% of the electrical power of the IT equipment.
  • It houses a mirror (RZ-1 and GreenIT-Cube) of the important basic IT services, as well as the servers, computing nodes and storage units for the experiment data.
  • A time-lapse video about the construction of the GreenITCube can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j93R0kORA9c


  • Conventional data center with the central network node, mirror data center for the important basic services, and central location of the magnetic tape library.


  • Location of the second (backup) magnetic tape library at an independent location