CoreSite’s Chicago data center is located in downtown Chicago at 427 S. LaSalle and is a Tier III infrastructure. The 180,000 square-foot colocation facility is adjacent to the Chicago Board of Trade (CME) and is located in the heart of the financial district, where it facilitates more than 80 customers including tier 1 carriers, financial trading firms, CDNs, cloud computing providers, and systems integrator. The facility is SSAE 16 Type II certified and provides their excellent security features through onsite officers, mantraps, and CCTV surveillance. The key card and biometric scanners are installed at multiple checkpoints controlling access to resources in the data center. The data centers power failure is protected by N+1 configured UPS systems and automatic transfer to diesel generator with 2N redundancy. The CoreSite data center cooling and humidity is maintained through a N+1 cooling system, and features a return-air plenum, allowing for hot aisle containment to maximize energy efficiency. The fire suppression system is installed in the data center for life safety.
CoreSite offers robust connectivity through data centers via cross-connects; Any2 Internet peering exchange through 100 Mbps, 1Gbps, and 10Gbps offering; fiber and DWDM service. The CoreSite data center is a carrier neutral facility and has access to 80+ networks, 35+ carriers, and ISP’s. The Chicago colocation services are provided through single standard-power density cabinet, high-power density cabinets, large cages or private suites. The data center features 24-hour services such as the Operations Support Center, remote hands, receiving, storage, and loading dock access. Customer service facilities includes conference rooms, offices, kitchens, and tech lounges as well.
CoreSite LLC founded in 2001 and based in Denver, Colorado provides data center, collocation services, and peering services. CoreSite supports more than 750 customers across 14 data centers in 9 major markets, providing more than 2,000,000 square feet of data center space and 100+ MW of power under management. CoreSite formerly known as CRG West, began operating two of the world’s most densely connected carrier neutral data centers continued to expand its data center foot prints across the United States: One Wilshire in downtown, Los Angeles and the original MAE West data center at 55 S. Market Street in San Jose, California. This company also operates the Any2 internet peering exchange, one of the largest peering communities in the United States. The company’s customer base includes carriers and mobile operators, content and cloud providers, media and entertainment, and global enterprises ranging from start-ups to fortune 500 organizations. In 2009, the company rebranded itself from CRG West to CoreSite. CoreSite has been a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange since 2010.
Chicago, IL 60605