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Colocation America – Chicago Data Center 1

Colocation America’s Chicago data center is located at 350 E Cermak Rd, Chicago, IL 60616; and is one of five data center facilities that are operated by Colocation America in Chicago. 350 E Cermak, an 8 story building, is a premier mission critical interconnection and telecommunication facility in the Midwest. This carrier hotel is one of the largest data centers in the world with over 1 million square feet of space. The building is located outside of the 500 year flood plain and is a seismic zone 0 construction.

The data center offers flexible colocation space options including 1U rack space, 2U rack space, 4U rack space, 10U quarter cabinet, 21U half cabinet, 42U full cabinet, customized cage space, private suites and build-to-suit space. The data center is a certified SSAE 16 SOC II facility that is regularly audited for the rigorous audit requirements for the implementing IT controls, and it also offers solutions fully meeting the complex compliance requirements of HIPAA and PCI DSS. The data center provides excellent security measures featuring 24x7x365 security guards, monitoring through CCTV with recording of footage, motion detection, hand geometry readers and mantrap entry to data center floor. The data center is equipped with 13 independent pre action dry pipe zones fire suppression system to meet any fire emergencies.

The Chicago data center is a reliable and fault tolerant power infrastructure with 100+ MW of power to the building is served through three utility feeds. The immediate power failure is protected by UPS system in N+1 configuration. The extended power outage is backed up by 4 x 2,000 kVA diesel generators configured in N+2 design.  The N+1 PDUs distributes diverse power in A+B configuration to each cabinet in a failsafe design. The data center provides power density of 2.4 kVA per cabinet. The cooling and humidity levels in the data center is maintained by redundant cooling infrastructure.

350 E Cermak Rd data center is a carrier neutral facility with connectivity to multiple Tier I carriers and service providers. The data center provides N+1 redundancy on all its networks offering 100% network uptime with multi layer network design and multi Gigabit capacity. The data center has diverse entry points and it offers access to the CME/LNET Exchanges, direct access to SFTI Network and other carriers via fiber to the other suites within the building. 24x7x365 real live support is provided by expert technical staff for any queries.

About Colocation America

Colocation America, Inc. is a leading provider of colocation, dedicated servers and managed hosting solutions to a large client base across different industries. The company owns and operates 22 state of the art data center facilities located in eight major locations throughout United States. Colocation America also offers solutions in VoIP hosting, data storage and backup, disaster recovery, IP transit services and SEO hosting. The company was built from the ground up by professional engineers and provides excellent 24x7x365 support services to its customers. Colocation America was founded in 2000 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. The company has also corporate headquarters in Las Vegas, NV.

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Colocation America – Chicago Data Center 1

Colocation America – Chicago Data Center 1
350 E Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL 60616

Colocation America – Chicago Data Center 1 Highlights

  • Carrier Hotel
  • Located in a 8 Story Building
  • One of the Largest Data Centers – Over 1 Million Square Feet of Space.
  • Located Outside of 500 Years Flood Plain
  • Seismic Zone 0 Construction
  • Colocation Spaces
    • 1U Rack Space
    • 2U Rack Space
    • 4U Rack Space
    • 10U Quarter Cabinet
    • 21U Half Cabinet
    • 42U Full Cabinet
    • Customized Cage Space
    • Private Suites
    • Build-To-Suit Space
  • Certifications and Compliance
    • SSAE 16 SOC II
    • HIPAA
    • PCI DSS
  • Security
    • 24x7x365 Security Guards
    • CCTV Cameras with Recording
    • Motion Detection
    • Hand Geometry Readers
    • Mantrap Entry
  • 13 Independent Pre Action Dry Pipe Zones Fire Suppression System
  • Reliable Power Infrastructure
  • 100+ MW of Power
  • Three Utility Feeds
  • UPS System in N+1 Configuration
  • 4 x 2,000 kVA Diesel Generators in N+2 Redundancy
  • N+1 PDUs
  • Power in A+B Design
  • Power Density of 2.4 kVA Per Cabinet
  • Redundant Cooling Infrastructure
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • N+1 Redundancy on All Networks
  • 100% Network Uptime
  • Multi Layer Network Design
  • Multi Gigabit Capacity
  • Diverse Entry Points
  • Access to CME/LNET Exchanges
  • Direct Access to SFTI Network
  • 24x7x365 Real Live Support