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SunGard – Chicago Data Center (CHI-711)

SunGard Chicago data center (CHI-711) is located at 711 North Edge wood Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191. The data center has 1 x managed services center, 4 x Mainframe command centers, 10 x mid-range command centers, 5 x LAN command centers and 50 x seat MetroCenter. The data center offers colocation and managed hosting, recovery and hotsite services, workforce continuity, messaging and collaboration, and network and managed security services.

SunGard colocation services includes tailored colocation data center space including cabinets with 42U capacity, or secure cages offering more space and added security for compliance. The data center provides 150,000 square feet of total space, including 85,000 square feet of raised floor space. The data center security features integrated card reader security system, closed circuit TV throughout the facility, exterior security cameras and 24×7 security services. Two hour fire wall surrounds entire data center. The data center uses pre action dry pipe sprinkler fire suppression system for any fire spark.

Wood Dale data center provides a very reliable power infrastructure, and offers 100% SLA on power. The data center utility power is provided by 2 x diverse 12kV ComEd electrical feeds. The immediate power failure is protected by 2 x 1,000 kVA Liebert UPS module and 1 x 750 kVA Liebert UPS modules. The standby power is provided by 2 x 2,000 kW Caterpillar diesel generators with 10,000 gallons fuel storage tank onsite. The data center has Automatic Throw-Over switch (ATO) and ASCO Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS). The cooling and humidity in the data center is controlled by 75 x Liebert CRAC units delivering 1,800 tons cooling. The DataTrax monitoring system monitors all CRAC units, electrical and mechanical infrastructure, utility power, ATS, UPS, and PDUs for various alarm conditions, temperature, humidity and other potential alarm conditions.

The data center is a carrier neutral facility with connectivity to multiple Tier One backbones via carrier-diverse local loops. The data center provides meshed multi-Vendor Internet transit connectivity, Multiple ILEC and CLEC access providers, diverse path long haul access (Public and Private), diverse fiber entry and intra-building fiber paths, redundant internal network distribution platforms, dual customer physical handoffs (Copper, single-mode and multi-mode fiber) and private production and recovery MPLS backbone access dedicated to SunGard subscriber traffic. 24 x 7 x 365 onsite NOC provides the support and helpdesk services to its customers.

About Sungard

SunGard is one of the world’s leading software and technology services companies. SunGard is comprised of four businesses – Availability Services, Financial Systems, K-12 Education and Public Sector. The name of the company originally was an initialism which stood for Sun Guaranteed Access to Recovered Data, a reference to the disaster recovery business it helped pioneer. SunGard has more than 17,000 employees and serves approximately 25,000 customers in more than 70 countries. With annual revenue of about $4.0 billion, SunGard is the largest privately held software and services company and is ranked 480 on the Fortune 500. The company was founded in 1982, and is headquartered in Wayne, PA. The company’s Availability Services segment portfolio includes business continuity planning, managed recovery, enterprise cloud computing services, colocation, online backup, continuity management software, and consulting. SunGard Availability Services has 5 million square feet of data center and operations space. SunGard Financial Systems segment provides mission critical software and IT services to institutions in virtually every segment of the financial services industry. The primary purpose of these systems is to automate the many detailed processes associated with trading, managing investment portfolios and accounting for investment assets. This segment primarily serves financial services institutions, corporate and government treasury departments, and energy. SunGard Financial Systems helps 15,000 customers in more than 70 countries. SunGard K-12 Education provides district wide software solutions designed to help teachers, administrators and parents support student achievement. SunGard K-12 Education delivers a single integrated suite of software products, and its K-12 Education software solutions currently support over 8 million K-12 students in the United States. SunGard Public Sector segment is a leading provider of software and services for local governments, public safety and justice agencies and nonprofits. SunGard Public Sector products impact more than 115 million citizens in North America.

SunGard – Chicago Data Center (CHI-711)
711 North Edgewood Avenue
Wood Dale, IL 60191

SunGard – Chicago Data Center (CHI-711) Highlights

  • Features
    • 1 x Managed Services Center
    • 4 x Mainframe Command Centers
    • 10 x Midrange Command Centers
    • 5 x LAN Command Centers
    • 50 x Seat MetroCenter
  • Colocation
    • Full 42u Cabinets
    • Caged Space
  • 150,000 Square Feet of Total Space
  • 85,000 Square Feet of Raised Floor Space
  • Floor Load of 625 lbs. Per Square Feet
  • Security
    • Integrated Card Reader Security System
    • Closed Circuit TV Throughout Facility
    • Exterior Security Cameras
    • 24×7 Security Service
  • Two Hour Fire Wall
  • Pre Action Dry Pipe Sprinkler Fire Suppression System
  • 100% SLA On Power
  • 2 x Diverse 12kV ComEd Electrical Feeds
  • UPS
    • 2 x 1,000 kVA Liebert UPS Module
    • 1 x 750 kVA Liebert UPS Modules
  • 2 x 2,000 kW Caterpillar Diesel Generators
  • 10,000 Gallons Fuel Storage Tank Onsite
  • Automatic Throw-Over Switch (ATO)
  • ASCO Automatic Transfer Switches (ATS)
  • 75 x Liebert CRAC Units
  • 1,800 Tons Cooling
  • DataTrax Monitoring System
  • Carrier Neutral Facility
  • Connectivity to Multiple Tier One Backbones Via Carrier-Diverse Local Loops
  • Direct Carrier Connectivity
  • Meshed Multi-Vendor Internet Transit Connectivity
  • Multiple ILEC And CLEC Access Providers
  • Diverse Path Long Haul Access (Public And Private)
  • Diverse Fiber Entry and Intra-Building Fiber Paths
  • Redundant Internal Network Distribution Platforms
  • Dual Customer Physical Handoffs (Copper, Single-Mode And Multi-Mode Fiber)
  • Private Production And Recovery MPLS Backbone Access
  • 24 x 7 x 365 Onsite NOC


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