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Chicago, Illinois Datacenter

Located at the Cermak IBX Campus, our deployment in Equinix CH1 is situated near one of the top ten global financial centers and many multinational corporate headquarters. NetActuate extends its Equinix presence in Chicago to Coresite in order to deliver hyperscale services.


  • 50,992 sq ft colocation space
  • 9 story building
  • 2-way flat slab concrete construction
  • Concrete-steel composite deck
  • Floor load: 250 psf
  • Slab floor


  • ISO 27001
  • NIST 800-53/FISMA
  • SOC-2 Type II
  • SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II


  • Man trap entry
  • 24 x 7 security officers
  • Biometric readers
  • Fiber vault
  • CCTV and recorders
  • Motion detection


  • Carrier-agnostic
  • Multiple connections
  • Fiber, copper, coax cross-connects
  • Equinix Metro Connect
  • Internet exchange access
  • Equinix Cloud Exchange


  • 2.4 – 3.0 kVA per cabinet
  • 2 utility feeders
  • Distributed redundant UPS
  • N+1 UPS redundancy
  • 6 x 1,500 kW diesel generators
  • N+2 standy power redundancy


  • Air-cooled chillers and air handling units
  • N+1 cooling redundancy

About Our Chicago Datacenter

Located at the Cermak IBX Campus, CH1 is situated near one of the top ten global financial centers and many multinational corporate headquarters as well as members of the Equinix Financial Ecosystem. It is also in the same building as CH2 and CH4. CH1 offers connectivity to Equinix Cloud Exchange™.

The main section is a 9-story two-way flat slab concrete building with a concrete-steel composite deck as the infill sections. CH1 is located 10 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW).

Available Services

Anycast Platform

Available from 30+ locations, our anycast platform is purpose-built for low latency across diverse global markets.

IP Transit

Our IPv4 and IPv6 dual-stack network offers low latency delivery across 4,000+ peers and diverse Tier 1 providers.

Cloud Connect

Fast, reliable direct connections with all major public and private cloud providers, including AWS, Azure, and Google

Managed Services

Our experts will cover your most pressing needs, including remote hands, DevOps, network operations, engineering and more.

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