COOLtec – Memberships and associations



The GERMAN DATACENTER ASSOCIATION, which was established in 2018, is an association of operators and owners of data centers of all sizes. The federation is supported by leading research institutes, local communities and a network of partners.

The association intends to offer data center operators in Germany a platform to work together to promote the growth of the sector and raise awareness of the industry in business, society and politics. The GDA also represents members with regard to laws, regulations and standards, other provisions and political issues in the relevant committees.

The stated objectives of the GERMAN DATACENTER ASSOCIATION are to sustainably improve the conditions for data center operators in Germany and to increase the investment attractiveness of German locations. With the organisation of various industry-specific events, the GDA provides a platform for the intensive exchange of information on technology- und market trends and high-level networking. With its members and partners, the association develops standards and other provisions for the design of data centers. In addition, the GDA initiates and realises research projects related to data centers.

The GERMAN DATACENTER ASSOCIATION e.V. is domiciled in Frankfurt am Main.



Bitkom is Germany’s digital association, represent more than 2,700 companies of the digital economy. The membership spans more than 1,000 SMEs, over 500 startups and virtually all global players.
The members offer software, telecommunications and internet services, produce hardware and consumer electronics, operate in the digital media sector or are in other ways affiliated with the digital economy. Bitkom advocates the digitisation of the economy, our society and public administration. We push for the faster rollout of gigabit networks and digital infrastructure for energy and mobility, for trade and for smart homes, for cities and regions.


eco takes care of your interests and have influence on political decisions in Berlin and at the European level, as well as in international committees. Thousands of contacts from more than 1,100 international member companies make up your industry network.
More than 25 year, eco has been instrumental in the development of the Internet in Germany, fostering new technologies, infrastructures and markets, and forming framework conditions. In the eco Competence Network, important specialists and decision makers of the Internet industry are represented, and current and future Internet themes are driven forward.
With Stephan Hülskamp, COOLtec is also represented in the data center working group at Bitkom now. We are looking forward to interesting and exciting topics. COOLtec offers state-of-the-art and tailor-made air conditioning solutions, high-performance products and convince with high service quality. Our air conditioning systems are characterized by high efficiency and the greatest possible environmental compatibility. COOLtec supports data center operators and designers for a tailor-made data center cooling system.