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CHI01 & CHI02

Chicago Data Centers

Empower Your Edge in Chicago, IL

Located just 25 miles from Downtown Chicago, EdgeConneX’s Chicago Data Center offers a carrier-neutral purpose-built network connectivity platform for Cloud, Content, Network and IT providers to deploy their infrastructure in close proximity to their Customers – ensuring optimal performance, security, availability and economics for their services. Our Data Centers are designed specifically to provide robust power and cooling with the highest levels of reliability, and to deliver industry-leading uptime availability for our Customers.

EdgeConneX Chicago CHI01 data center earned ENERGY STAR® certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This certification represents proven, verified superior energy performance over a 12-month period.

Learn more about Chicago in this key trends feature: Empowering the Midwest: Chicago’s Booming Data Center Market



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Our Chicago Data Centers At a Glance

Facts and figures you need to know about our data centers in Chicago.

Phase 1 Size 19,875 sq ft raised floor for tenants
25 km from downtown Chicago
Within 6 miles from O’Hare International Airport
Up to 700 Watts per sq ft of Power


  • Space

    • CHIO1: Fully occupied
    • CHIO2: Phase 1: 19,875 sq ft floor space for tenants
    • Ready 6 months after contract signing
    • 25 miles from Downtown Chicago
    • 6 miles from O’Hare International
    • Shared office space with dedicated space available for clients
  • Power

    • CHIO1: 20MW
    • CHIO2: 6MW N+1 Total Capacity
    • Phase 1: 3MW N+1
    • Up to 700 Watts per sq ft
    • Ghost space not required for cooling power dense installations
  • Cooling

    • Temperature and humidity monitored, controlled and managed to industry standards
    • 30 inch raised/under floor forced air plenum
    • N+1 CRACs located in separate suites, maximizing customer-designated areas
  • Security

    • Multi-stage security containment systems that use PIN and live video authentication
    • Mantraps and strictly enforced protocols regarding entry access
    • 24/7 Color CCTV/video surveillance and >90-day online video storage
    • Interior managed security zones
    • National network operations center for security management
    • 24/7 NOC services
  • Network

    • Building POEs are diverse, with a variety of fiber conduits to physically diverse MMR’s
    • AT&T, Cogent and Zayo available
    • Interconnection services available
  • Fire Suppression

    • Pre-action, zoned dry-pipe sprinkler systems with zoned maintenance aisles and separate suites
  • Optional Services

    • Remote hands services for break fixes, configuration and troubleshooting
    • EdgeConneX Services: design, build, implement and maintain your equipment infrastructure
    • HIPAA, PCI-DSS, SOC 2 Type 2, ISO 27001 compliant
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  • EdgeOS

    • EdgeOS, our next generation data center operating system provides real-time visibility, including ticketing and SLA management for all EDC locations
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1800 Nicholas Blvd,
Elk Grove Village, IL

2021 Lunt Ave,
Elk Grove Village, IL
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