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Known as the “Windy City”, Chicago serves as the central hub for communications in the Midwest. Its central location provides ideal spaces that are away from urban zones and environmental threats which keeps your company’s data safe. With a thriving market in the Midwest, Colocation America’s data centers and IT infrastructure can provide you with superior connectivity, security, and state-of-the-art facilities so that you don’t get blown away in the Windy City.

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Chicago Data Center 1
350 E Cermak Rd., Chicago, IL 60616

With connections to a 100% carrier-neutral facility and a dark fiber metro ring that keeps costs low while maintaining fast and reliable speeds, our Chicago 1 facility provides you with the connectivity and services to position your business for success in the emerging markets.

FACILITY SPECIFICATIONS

THE BUILDING

  • SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II Certified
  • 13 independent dry-pipe zones
  • 58,852 sq. ft. available

NETWORK

  • Carrier neutral facility w/ access to Tier 1 providers
  • Single-Mode fiber, Multi-Mode fiber (62.5 and 50 micron), CAT5, CAT6, CAT5 (T1), and CAT3 (POTS)

POWER

  • 2.4 kVA per cabinet
  • N+1 Block UPS configuration
  • Four 2,000 kW diesel engine generators w/ N+2 Redundancy

SECURITY

  • “Man trap” entry
  • 24×7 security guards
  • CCTV and Recorders, Motion Detection, Hand Geometry Readers, Fiber Vault

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Chicago Data Center 2
600 S Federal St., Chicago, IL 60605

With connections to a 100% carrier-neutral facility and a dark fiber metro ring that keeps costs low while maintaining fast and reliable speeds, our Chicago 2 facility provides you with the connectivity and services to position your business for success in the emerging markets.

FACILITY SPECIFICATIONS

THE BUILDING

  • 160,000 sq. ft. data center space
  • Cages available with UPS power, cooling and dedicated PDUs for power distribution
  • Eight story building with high loading capacity freight elevator and 7th floor Meet-Me-Room
  • Double interlock pre-action sprinkler system
  • Overhead smoke and heat detection

NETWORK

  • Carrier-neutral and fiber-rich facility with access to more than 30 carriers and service providers
  • Dedicated diverse pathway available to the building Meet-Me-Room
  • Diverse underground entry points to the building

POWER

  • Two separate 12.47 kV medium voltage utility feeders from two separate substations.
  • Two 2,000 kW diesel generators configured as N+1
  • 24 hours of fuel supply at full load with refueling contracts in place
  • 1,125 kW of UPS backed critical IT load
  • Three 625 kVA/562 kW UPS modules configured as N+1
  • PDU output distribution is configured at 2N redundancy
  • Concurrently maintainable electrical systems
  • Energy efficient 30 ton 17,300 cfm CRAH units
  • Chilled water system delivered by 200 ton air cooled chillers configured as N+1

SECURITY

  • 24 x 7 on-site security personnel
  • Biometric Authentication access with card key access
  • CCTV monitoring with digital recording and archiving

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Chicago Data Center 3
800 E Business Center Dr., Mt. Prospect, IL 60056

With connections to a 100% carrier-neutral facility and a dark fiber metro ring that keeps costs low while maintaining fast and reliable speeds, our Boston facility provides you with the connectivity and services to position your business for success in the emerging markets.

FACILITY SPECIFICATIONS

THE BUILDING

  • 65,000 square feet of data center space
  • Suites, private cages and cabinets

NETWORK

  • Carrier-neutral facility with access to top Tier 1 providers
  • Diverse fiber entrances with access to fiber network

POWER

  • Backup Power: N+1
  • 16,000kW Generic generators (N+1 con­guration)
  • UPS Capacity of 10,000kW with 2N con­guration
  • N+1 air-cooled chiller and CRAC units

SECURITY

  • Keycard access and video surveillance
  • 24×7 site monitoring and security

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Chicago Data Center 4
1808 Swift Dr., Oakbrook, IL 60523

With connections to a 100% carrier-neutral facility and a dark fiber metro ring that keeps costs low while maintaining fast and reliable speeds, our Chicago 4 facility provides you with the connectivity and services to position your business for success in the emerging markets.

FACILITY SPECIFICATIONS

THE BUILDING

  • 48,000 sq. ft. available
  • Custom cages and cabinets available
  • 36 inch raised floor
  • VESDA early smoke detection
  • Pre-action dry pipe fire suppression

NETWORK

  • Carrier-neutral facility with access to multiple Tier 1 providers
  • Multiple fiber route entrances to building

POWER

  • 6.5 MWe of fully redundant utility power capacity
  • N+1 configuration and 2N to customers’ equipment
  • Multiple redundant UPS allow for true A/B power configuration
  • Five Caterpillar diesel generators, each @ 1.25 MWe backup power
  • N+1 cooling configuration utilizing CRAC units and RTUs

SECURITY

  • 24x7x365 manned NOC
  • 24x7x365 building access
  • Single Point of Contact (SPOC) process
  • Multi-factor authentication policy (man-trap, proximity card, biometrics & memorized data points)
  • CCTV and state-of-the-art alarm system

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Chicago Data Center 5
2200 Busse Rd Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

With connections to a 100% carrier-neutral facility and a dark fiber metro ring that keeps costs low while maintaining fast and reliable speeds, our Boston facility provides you with the connectivity and services to position your business for success in the emerging markets.

FACILITY SPECIFICATIONS

THE BUILDING

  • -485,000 sq. ft. total space with 100k+ sq. ft. available
  • 32,000 sq. ft. adjacent office space for tenants/staging
  • 42 inch raised floor

NETWORK

  • Separate network Points of Entry (POE) with diverse underground duct banks providing multiple entry points into the facility
  • Dedicated underground conduits to each computer room from multiple and diverse POEs
  • Carrier-neutral with access to Tier 1 providers

POWER

  • 36.4 total MWe utility power with N+2 redundancy with additional Swing UPS
  • 32 diesel-powered engine generators with 2,250 kW capacity each with N+2 redundancy
  • 32 Rotary power systems with 1,300 kW of critical output each with N+2 redundancy
  • Four 50,000 gallon underground diesel storage tanks with 55 hour capacity
  • 16 centrifugal chillers with 1,150 Ton capacity with N+2 redundancy

SECURITY

  • Ballistic glass enclosed security check-in, front window areas and loading dock
  • 24/7 on-site security staff
  • Electronic Security features with card key access and dual authentication with biometric readers
  • 24/7 CCTV surveillance of the interior/exterior of the facility

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Zip Codes Near Chicago Data Centers

Arlington Heights, 60004
Aurora, 60502
Cicero, 60804
Downtown Chicago, 60616
Elgin, 60120
Glenview, 60025
Joliet, 60403
Naperville, 60540
Oak Lawn, 60453
Oak Park, 60301
Wheaton, 60187

The Advantages of Colocation America Chicago Hosting

With over a decade of experience in colocation and managed hosting, our Chicago engineering staff is certified to provide 24/7 monitoring, security, and configuration for your servers. Our flexible, state-of-the-art data centers in Chicago have the latest security, power, and hardware configurations which can be custom designed to meet your business needs. If you’re looking to jumpstart your Chicago presence, we have the technical and personnel solutions to make it happen.

Our IP connectivity gives you access to improve data deployment speeds and our custom colocation setups can be built to your specifications. Whether you want to serve the Midwest, Chicago, or a broader US market, we have a proven track record of offering reliable colocation services to enterprise level firms, financial trading companies, startup businesses and media companies by providing these core advantages over our competition:

Fully Managed Colocation Hosting


Our senior network engineers oversee 24/7 security which includes active monitoring, security, and support on your servers. As a result, we keep your servers running optimally at all times in our data center in Chicago. We also provide high density cabinets for your blade server deployment, as well as private data suites and secure cages.

Flexible Storage and Bandwidth Solutions


With our state of the art data center in Chicago, we can offer the flexibility, price competitiveness and scalability your firm needs to grow, expand, and adapt to changing technology needs including managed data storage for your disaster recovery requirements, internet access, dark fiber and metro WAN connectivity.

State of the Art Security


Our data center in Chicago is built for maximum uptime and minimum intrusions with multiple virtual and physical security checks to ensure the integrity of your data