telx – Chicago Datacenter CHI1

Located in South Loop of the Chicago Central Business District, telx’s CHI1 data center is located at 350 E Cermak Road, Chicago IL 60623

The telx CHI1 data center is housed in a 1,133,391 square foot building, with up to 59,000 square feet of leased floor space. The building is located outside the 100 year flood plain, and is certified as seismic level zone 0. The facility has a multi-layered security structure, including 24 hour a day, seven days a week on site staff as well as continuous video surveillance,key card access and biometric security. The data center is SOC 2 compliant, and on-site staff monitor the power, cooling and network connectivity at all times. In addition to its access to cages and cabinets, clients also have access to roof rights and on-site parking.

In order to maintain data center functionality, telx also deploys redundant power, cooling and network systems that ensure maximum up-time. The local utility provides up to 8000 total kilowatts of power (8 Megawatts) and the UPS systems have a capacity of 1075 kilowatts and are arranged in an N+1 to 2N configuration. This set up allows for up to 300 watts of power to be delivered per square foot. On site generators are also configured in an 2N to N+1 arrangement, and can deliver up to 16750 kilowatts of power in the event of a utility power failure. Finally, the cooling systems are arranged in an N+1 set up. telx’s redundant set ups allow them to provide clients with 100% up-time service level agreements.

In addition to the telx CHI1 colocation facility, telx operates a total of 20 data centers in strategic markets across the United States, including 6 data centers in the New York and New Jersey region, four facilities in California (San Francisco, Los Angeles, two in Santa Clara) two Pacific Northwest facilities (Seattle and Portland) and facilities in Atlanta, Dallas, Miami, Phoenix and Charlotte. In addition to its data centers, telx also offers clients additional managed services such as compliance, technical support, business continuity, and disaster relief.

telx – Chicago Datacenter CHI1

telx – Chicago Datacenter CHI1
350 E. Cermak Rd.
Chicago, IL 60623

telx – Chicago Datacenter CHI1 Highlights

  • 8000 kilowatts of utility power capacity
  • 1075 kilowatts of UPS power capacity
  • 16750 kilowatts of back up generator power capacity
  • Roof rights available
  • Diverse conduit entry points
  • Three story parking garage and surface level parking available
  • SOC 2 compliant
  • Card key and biometric screening
  • Three story parking gara