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Chicago, Illinois Datacenter

Adjacent to the Board of Trade, NetActuate’s Chicago location provides exceptionally low-latency access to businesses, end users, and interconnection destinations in the market.

Building

  • 178,000+ Sq. ft (16,500+ sq. m)
  • 24 in. (60 cm) raised floor with 8’6” (2.28m) ceiling clearance
  • 312 lb./sq. ft (1,523 kg/sq. m) floor load

Compliance

  • HIPAA
  • ISO 27001
  • PCI DSS
  • SOC 1 Type 2
  • SOC 2 Type 2

Security

  • Key cards
  • Biometric scanners
  • Mantrap entries
  • Controlled data center access
  • Perimeter and interior IP-DVR cameras
  • 24x7x365 in-house security staff

Connectivity

  • Carrier-agnostic
  • Multiple connections
  • Fiber, copper, coax cross-connects
  • Any2Exchange® Access
  • United IX Chicago Access

Power

  • N+1 generator redundancy
  • 36 hours of fuel storage onsite
  • 3 diverse underground utility feeds from downtown grid
  • UPS/PDU/RPP: N, N+1, 2N redundancy

Cooling

  • Variable speed CRAHs and electrode humidification
  • Chilled water with evaporative condensing units and chillers
  • N+1 redundancy on chillers, CRAHs and chilled water pumps

About Our Chicago Datacenter

We partner with Coresite for our Chicago data center services. Adjacent to the Chicago Board of Trade, CoreSite’s Chicago data center serves one of the largest financial districts in the world, in addition to thriving healthcare and media hubs.

CoreSite’s Chicago data center is located on major network fiber rings in downtown Chicago next door to the Chicago Board of Trade. The facility offers more than 183,000 square feet of secure and reliable (100% uptime SLA) data center space, ready to deploy with cabinets and cages supporting high-density power configurations.

CH1 provides customers with access to a flourishing network community including numerous cloud service providers, financial trading firms, and enterprises. Financial firms choose CH1 because the high level of network connectivity enables them to conduct high-speed trading with virtually zero latency while still complying with FISMA regulations.

Available Services

Colocation

We support single device to multi-rack deployments in over 30 global locations. Our move-in experts are ready to get you up and running fast.

Virtual Machines

Instantly provision and manage VMs with our self-service web portal and APIs. Our virtual infrastructure platform is optimized for latency-sensitive applications.

Bare Metal

Dedicated hardware providing you exclusive use of compute, storage, and network resources. Ready to deploy today in major global markets.

Anycast Delivery Platform

A relentlessly optimized platform purpose-built from the ground up to deliver performance anycast across global markets and regions.

IP Transit

We offer 1g, 10g, 40g and 100g ports, and our own blend of transit. Our IPv4 and IPv6 dual-stack network is available in over 70 carrier hotels worldwide.

Cloud Connect

Enabling advanced routing between the public cloud, our infrastructure, and your resources. Benefit from dedicated, private connections to public cloud providers.

Check out our looking glass to perform traces and reverse traces, test ping latency, and more.