The Chicago-1 facility, also known as CHI-1, is our flagship location for infrastructure services. Located in the Chicago area, it provides superb connectivity throughout North America and around the globe, as well as the solid reliability that you, your company, and your customers demand.
SSAE16, PCI, Open-IX and HIPAA Certified
Fully redundant 2N power and dynamic in row cooling infrastructure
80,000 sq. ft. gross with 40,000 sq. ft. of raised floor
Multiple points of entry with multiple connectivity options
Private suites and expandable cages available
Full cabinet (42U), 1/2 (21U), 1/3 (14U) and 1U colocation
redundant & sustainable
The 2N design, with 8MW generator farm, supports our 100% uptime SLA.
2N power design on all system levels (Utility, UPS, PDU’s & rack distribution)
Diverse 12kV power feeds with readily accessible diverse 34kV feeds
Four 12,470 volt - 2MW Caterpillar generators
Redundant (A/B) Starline Busway power delivery
High density cabinet footprint
efficient chilled water system for Chicago’s cool climate
Cutting edge cooling capabilities can easily accommodate extremely high density configurations across the data center floor.
Hot Aisle containment used for the ultimate in efficiency
Redundant STULZ CyberRow intelligent cooling systems
Four free cooling heat exchangers further enhancing redundancy and efficiency
Redundant and easily isolated chilled water distribution system
Four 770 ton parallel Trane Centrifigual Chillers supported by redundant Evapco towers
24x7 monitoring of power, cooling and environmental assets
SAFE AND SOUND.
CHI1 is purpose built with the highest level of security in mind, featuring kevlar and steel reinforced walls, an anti-tailgating mantrap, and cutting edge building management and monitoring systems.
Automated visitor screening and background checks
Biometric and key card scanning
Kevlar and diamond plate steel reinforced walls
Anti-tailgating mantrap door at main entrance
Secure and isolated shipping/receiving department
Extensive security including gated access and 24/7 monitored internal and external CCTV
low latency and network efficiency solutions
The CHI1 facility has the necessary connectivity to provide high-performance, next-generation bandwidth services to our customers. We utilize redundant routing gear with fiber connections to multiple peers.
OPEN-IX Data Center Certification
Connected to United Internet Exchange (www.unitedix.net)
In-house DDoS Protection
Mulltiple dark fiber and IP providers available
16 Diverse fiber entry points into the data center
Two meet-me-rooms at front and back of data center
The redundant Nexeon network consists of multiple public and private peers, including additional transit via fiber to 350 Cermak and 427 LaSalle
relax in the free customer lounge when visiting
We place the customer first, and we want to provide an environment where you can execute your objectives and enjoy the process.
Flat screen television
Printer available for customer use
WiFi - wireless network accessible
Refrigerator & microwave available
on-site storage & customer work areas
AMPLE SPACE TO WORK.
For customers who have their own equipment colocated on-site, work areas and storage are available for when you need to access the facility.
Physical access available all day, every day, to colo clients
On-site NOC staff available around the clock
Client workstations accessible for lengthy & complex installations
Various sizes of storage lockers and secure areas on-site
Crash carts available for customer use