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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.


  • 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


  • ISO 27001
  • SOC 1 Type 2
  • SOC 2 Type 2


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


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


  • 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


  • 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


Safeguard your equipment with the highest levels of security, redundancy, and connectivity.

Virtual Servers

Instantly provision virtual servers with over 500 ISOs with our self-service web portal.

Bare Metal Servers

Instantly deploy and manage physical servers using our Bare Metal as a Service (MaaS) platform.

Hybrid Cloud

We will seamlessly integrate your existing equipment and services with ours for a true hybrid solution.

BGP Anycast

Give your users faster performance and zero downtime with our global anycast service.

IP Transit & Transport

Get low latency delivery across 2,500 peers and leading network providers, available from 1 Mbps to 100 Gbps.

Cloud Connect

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

Managed Services

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

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