Chicago, Illinois

Chicago Datacenter

725 South Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60607

Facility Details:

  • Raised floors
  • 6,000 sq ft (expandable to 30,000 sq ft)
  • Floor Load—250lbs per sq ft
  • Power Density—Up to 10kW per cabinet
  • 24×7 Technical Support Staff On-site

Infrastructure:

  • Generator Capacity—1.5MW Caterpillar (expandable to 3x 1.5MW + pull-up generator tap)
  • UPS Capacity—750 kVA Chloride UPS N+1, 15 minute battery capacity
    (expandable to 4.5 MW)
  • Utility Power—5MW
  • CRAC—4×70 ton Stulz Units, N+1 (expandable to 20×70 ton)
  • Fire Suppression—VESDA particulate detection, clean agent extinguishers,
    Pre-action dry pipe sprinkler
  • Chillers—230+ ton Smardt Units N+1 Chillers, 2N Pumps (expandable to 1050 tons)

Network

  • Fiber Diversity—Dual fully diverse fiber paths, building entry points, and in-building riser
  • Available Networks—Atlantic Metro Communications, Steadfast Networks, Abovenet, AT&T, Verizon, Qwest, Level(3) & RCN
  • Transport Services—1.25Gbps, 10Gbps DWDM Waves, Layer 2 Transport to 600/700 Federal (Abovenet) & 350 East Cermak (TelX/MMR & Equinix)
  • Internal Cabling—Cat6/6a for 10Gbps Ethernet, SMF/MMF available, overhead fiber trays

Security

  • Proximity card access controls
  • 24×7 camera monitoring & recording

Chicago Backbone Carriers

  • Level(3) – Direct 10 GigE
  • NTT – Direct 10 GigE
  • nLayer – Direct 10 GigE
  • PCCW – Direct 10 GigE
  • Comcast – Direct 10 GigE + GigE
  • Equinix Exchange Chicago – Direct 10 GigE
  • Chicago Internet Exchange – Direct 2x GigE
  • NYIIX – Direct GigE
  • PAIX New York – Direct GigE
  • PAIX Palo Alto – Direct GigE
  • Any2 California – Direct GigE
  • Equinix Exchange Ashburn – Direct GigE
  • LINX – Direct GigE
  • AMS-IX – Direct GigE