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Chicago Data Center - CHI-02

Located just 25 miles from Downtown Chicago, EdgeConneX’s second Chicago Data Center campus 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

At a Glance

Facts and figures you need to know about our second Chicago, IL data center.

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
    • CHI01 fully occupied
    • CHI02 Phase 1: 19,875 sq ft raised floor for tenants
    • CHI02 ready 6 mos from contract signing
    • Maintains ROFR on adjacent spaces
    • Within 25 km from downtown Chicago
    • 6 mi from O’Hare International Airport
    • Customer work space available
    • Space available for secure customer storage
    • WiFi network access and cell phone repeaters/boosters throughout the facility
  • 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
    • 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
    • EdgeOS, our next generation data center operating system provides real-time visibility, including ticketing and SLA management for all EDC locations


2021 Lunt Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL
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