Chicago, Illinois Data Center (CHI2)

Data Center Details

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).

Building

  • 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

Compliance

  • HIPAA
  • ISO 27001
  • NIST 800-53/FISMA
  • SOC-2 Type II
  • SSAE16 SOC-1 Type II
  • PCI-DSS

Security

  • Man trap entry
  • 24 x 7 security officers
  • Biometric readers
  • Fiber vault
  • CCTV and recorders
  • Motion detection

Connectivity

  • Carrier-agnostic
  • Multiple connections
  • Fiber, copper, coax cross-connects
  • Equinix Metro Connect
  • Internet exchange access
  • Equinix Cloud Exchange

Power

  • 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

Cooling

  • Air-cooled chillers and air handling units
  • N+1 cooling redundancy

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