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Chicago Datacenter

At our CHI1 facility, you will have the lowest possible latency to the core of many financial, healthcare, and media providers! Direct cloud connections and Internap exchange connections will ensure you'll always have a strong global connection.

We've positioned ourselves in the heart of the Chicago datacenter economy - the CH1 Datacenter from Coresite. With dark fiber to the legendary 350 Cermak datacenter in Chicago, This provides us an almost limitless number of transit providers and peering partners, including the Google Cloud and Coresite Cloud Exchange, to ensure the best possible connection and availability!

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CHI Datasheet
CHI Datasheet


Facility Size 178,000+ sq. ft. of data center space Deployments Cabinets, cages and private suites
Rooftop Space available Fit Out Turn-key
Power Availability AC and DC Power Redundancy N, N+1, and 2N UPS; N+1 generator
Peering Exchanges Any2Exchange® for Internet Peering Cloud Access The CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange
Diversity Diverse POEs, MDFs and IDFs Cross Connects Fiber, copper and coaxial
Carrier Availability See our Carrier List    
Access Key cards and biometric scanners Entries Mantrap
Cameras Perimeter and interior IP-DVR Security Officers 24x7x365 staffed
Perimeter Controlled site access    
Utilities Three diverse underground utility feeds from ComEd’s high-reliability downtown electric grid UPSS/PDUS/RPPS Up to 2N redundancy
Generators Minimum N+1 redundancy Mechanical Minimum N+1 redundancy on chillers, CRAHs and chilled water pumps
Remote Hands 24x7x365 BMS Controls State-of-the-art mission-critical controls and monitoring
Uptime 100% uptime SLA and Six 9s (99.9999%) historical portfolio uptime Fuel Storage Up to 36 hours, on-site
Floor Loading Up to 312 lbs./sq. ft. Column Spacing 20' x 26'
Clear Height 8'6" above 24" raised floor Hardened Exterior Roof designed to withstand 125 MPH wind
Loading Dock Sheltered exterior 3' high dock, equipped with forklift Elevators Passenger: 5'w x 4'd x 9'h (2,000 lbs.)
Freight: 11'w x 7'd x 9'h (6,000 lbs.)
SOC SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2 certified PCI DSS PCI DSS certified
HIPAA Infrastructure and physical security standards to support compliance    
Human Space Office space and conference rooms Tech Lounge 24x7x365 tech lounge with televisions, couches and kitchen
UPS Mitsubishi high-efficiency UPS systems Chiller Chilled water with evaporative condensing units and chillers for air and water-side economization
Cooling Variable speed CRAHs and electrode humidification Life Safety Dual-interlock pre-action dry-pipe sprinkler system
Lighting Lutron Eco-System lighting    

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