Chicago Data Center

  • TYPE II SOC I & SOC II
  • 21,000 sq. ft. facility
  • 8MW power capacity

Convenience at your fingertips situated in Chicago, Illinois’s Premier Campus

  • The Chicago location is a 21,000 sq ft colocation facility situated in Chicago, Illinois’s Premier Campus
  • Tier III data center serving the greater Chicago area Located in Lombard, IL.
  • 21,000 of 36″ raised floor space available.
  • Multiple carriers and direct fiber back to 350 Cermack.
  • SOC 1 and SOC 2, HIPAA and PCI compliant

Digital Fortress operates four Network Operations Centers (NOC), nine state-of-the-art colocation facilities, which are located in Washington, Colorado, Illinois, New Jersey, and Oregon, and one wholesale data center in Richmond, Virginia.

Building

  • 21,00 sq. ft. facility

Environment

  • VESDA smoke detection
  • FM-200 clean agent gas suppression fire system
  • Pre-action dry pipe fire suppression systems in datacenter
  • RFID monitoring with threshold SLA notifications

Amenities

  • Workspace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private office suites available
  • Conference Rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking

Network

  • Carrier neutral facility
  • Controlled, Carrier Neutral Meet-Me-Room
  • Diverse selection of Tier 1 and Tier 2 providers with onsite point of presence
  • Fully meshed BGP network with redundant fiber transport ring core
  • Multiple 10 Gig-E connections to the Internet
  • Direct connections available to all major regional and global carriers with a point of presence in 350 Cermack
  • Diverse fiber entry points and fiber risers
  • Direct connection with the Seattle Internet Exchange (SIX)
  • Connectivity options to 350 Cermack

On-Site Support

  • 24/7 NOC Technicians
  • 24/7 Monitoring
  • On-site engineers

Tests and Certifications

  • TYPE II SOC I & SOC II
  • Diesel generators load bank tested annually (6.0MW)
  • On-site fuel polishing systems
  • Quarterly sampling and inspection of all diesel fuel for generators tanks

Security

  • 24/7 key card access
  • 24/7 camera surveillance and 90 day video retention
  • CCTV with closed circuit monitoring in two NOCs
  • Controlled access
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Power

  • 8MW Capacity
  • AC and DC protected power
  • 4 diesel generators total 6.0 MW
  • Permanently installed load banks
  • True “A” and “B” UPS
  • High density cabinets up to 30 kW

UPS Options

  • 110V AC
  • 208V AC
  • 208V 3 Phase
  • -48V DC

Standby Power

  • 2 days of fuel for generators
  • SLA contracts with multiple providers for emergency fuel

Cooling

  • Cooling Redundancy: N+1

Energy Efficiency

  • Low PUE facility
  • Excellent industrial electricity rates

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