Chicago, Illinois Data Center


  • 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 Data Center

Located at the Cermak IBX Campus, this facility is situated near one of the top ten global financial centers and many multinational corporate headquarters. This facility offers connectivity to Equinix Cloud Exchange™.

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

Available Services

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.