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Savvis – Chicago Data Center CH2

The Savvis Chicago Data Center CH2 is located at 2425 Busse Road in Chicago, Illinois. The three Chicago metro data centers, located in Chicago and Elk Grove Village, Illinois offer over 193,000 square feet of premier data center space designed to meet the stringent demands of enterprise customers. Savvis offers a wide range of managed services in the CH2 data center from simple colocation to fully managed IT infrastructure hosting.
The facility is a proven standard data center design and is a Tier III infrastructure. The Chicago colocation services are provided through cabinets and caged spaces. The Savvis Chicago data center provides 38,338 square feet of data center space, and has 24 inch or 36 inch raised floors. The facility is SSAE 16 SOC I Type II certified and TIA 942 compliant from both design and operational prospective. The data center features a 24 x 7 x 365 on site security guard presence, perimeter fencing, video surveillance, and ballistic entrance. All building access is through key card and biometric authentication, with mantrap. Sophisticated HVAC, fire suppression and seismic engineering capabilities protect infrastructure, systems and data from natural and man-made catastrophes.
The Chicago data center offer 100 % SLA on power, cooling, and infrastructure availability. The Chicago CH2 facility provides a total of 4.4 MW of the power to the data center, and offers power density of 225 watts per square feet. The data center has redundant bus, and protect power failure with N+1 configured UPS system capable to provide backup for 9 minutes at full load. The secondary power source is provided by N+1 configured diesel generators with on site fuel storage capacity with multiple fuel contracts. The N+1 configured HVAC units with hot aisle/cold aisle to regulate the cooling and humidity in the data center is installed. Data center Infrastructure Management System (DCIM) allows for continuous management of customer and data center environments down to the rack level.
The Savvis Chicago data center is a carrier neutral facility and offers cross connects to a broad variety of network providers including the Savvis global Tier 1 backbone to meet public and private network connectivity needs. The facility provides exceptional 24 x 7 x 365 client support and optional services, including remote hands Gold Support. Savvis is a Tier 1 ISP and has its own global OC-192 network providing interconnection to all data centers as well as other POPS around the world. It offer a variety of connectivity options, including Internet bandwidth, Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Virtual Private Network (VPN), Ethernet Virtual Private Line (EVPL), Ethernet Private Line (EPL) and Private Line Services (PLS).

About Savvis

Savvis, a CenturyLink company provides colocation, cloud, managed hosting, security, network, and storage services to businesses and government agencies worldwide. Savvis provides infrastructure as a service (IaaS) offering called a virtual data center service, built on VMware vCloud Director® 5.1 and Cisco’s Unified Data Center technologies to offer businesses a simplified platform for complex hybrid cloud solutions. Savvis solution portfolio is built on it’s strengths with vertical market expertise, and includes big data, disaster recovery, business application, content management, IT outsourcing, infrastructure optimization, and E-Commerce. Recognized by Frost & Sullivan as the number 2 retail colocation provider, Savvis global footprint includes 55 state of the art data centers across North America (44), Europe (6), and Asia (5) with over 2 million square feet of raised floor space offering. The company serves more than 4,000 customer  including 40 percent of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500 helping to reduce capital expense, improve service levels and exploit the latest advances in cloud computing. The company was founded in 1995 and is based in Town & Country, Missouri.

Savvis – Chicago Data Center CH2
2425 Busse Road
Chicago, IL 60007-5737

Savvis – Chicago Data Center CH2 Highlights

  • Tier III Infrastructure
  • 33,338 Square Feet of Data Center
  • 24 Inches and 36 Inches Raised Floor Design
  • Retail Colocation Services
  • Cabinets and Caged Space
  • SSAE 16 SOC I Type II Certified
  • TIA 942 Compliant
  • Perimeter Fence, Security Guards, and Video Surveillance
  • Card Key and Biometric Authentication
  • Mantrap
  • 100 % SLA on Power and Cooling
  • 4.4 MW of Power
  • 225 Watts Per Square Feet Power Density
  • N+1 Configured UPS System with 9 Minutes Backup at Full Load
  • N+1 Configured Diesel Generator
  • N+1 Configured HVAC Cooling with Hot Aisle/Cold Aisle
  • 100 % Network Up time Guarantee
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Cross Connect Services
  • Remote Hands Gold Support
  • 24 x 7 x 365 Support

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