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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

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

Virtual Machines

Instantly provision and manage VMs with our self-service web portal and APIs.

Bare Metal Servers

Deploy and manage bare metal at the edge. Build-to-order custom servers to meet specialized requirements.

Hybrid Flexibility

We can seamlessly connect our infrastructure and network services to AWS, Azure, Google, and existing equipment.

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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