telx – Chicago Datacenter CHI2

Located in Downtown Chicago, telx’s CHI2 data center is located at 600 S Federal St Chicago, Illinois 60605

The telx CHI2 data center is housed in a 161,000 square foot building, with up to 10,143 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. 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 900 total kilowatts of power (0.9 Megawatts) and the UPS systems have a capacity of 180 kilowatts and are arranged in an N configuration. This set up allows for up to 180 watts of power to be delivered per square foot. On site generators are alsoconfigured in an N arrangement, and can deliver up to 1050 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 CHI2 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 CHI2

telx – Chicago Datacenter CHI2
600 S. Federal
Chicago, IL 60605

telx – Chicago Datacenter CHI2 Highlights

  • 8 Story building, 161,000 square feet
  • 900 kilowatts of utility power capacity
  • 180 kilowatts of UPS power capacity
  • 1050 kilowatts of generator power capacity
  • Generator power and UPS configured in an N set up
  • Cooling redundancy set at N+1
  • Roof rights available
  • On-site parking available
  • SOC type II compliant
  • Diverse conduit entry points