Chicago Data Center Facilities and Providers

Chicago Data Center Summary

Chicago has 27 providers running its 46 data centers. Digital Realty's facilities include Digital Realty CHI (350 E Cermak), Colocation America Corporation's facilities include CDC1 - 350 E Cermak Rd, and TierPoint's facilities include TierPoint Chicago West.

We have found building footprints for 41 facilities in Chicago, adding up to 5,731,142 square feet, with the largest building covering 469,747 square feet, and containing the Digital Realty CHI (2200 Busse Rd.) facility.

There are 19 carrier neutral data centers in Chicago. Out of a total of 46, 16 data centers offer remote hands support, you can host individual servers with ten, and 20 provide rack cabinet hosting.

Over the last month, we have identified 63,850 speed tests on business connections in Chicago, the most recent test happening on November 22 at 11:59pm. The fastest corporate speed we have seen is 2,047.41mbps, and the average speed during this time is 59.15mbps.

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Chicago's Carrier Neutral Data Centers

Name Provider Building Area City, Zip
Equinix CH1/CH2/CH4 - Chicago Equinix 129,791 sq ft Chicago, 60616-1568
Level(3) Chicago Canal Level 3 Communications 404,152 sq ft Chicago, 60606
365 Data Centers Chicago (CH6) 365 Data Centers 139,898 sq ft Chicago, 60605
CoreSite - Chicago (CH1) CoreSite 139,898 sq ft Chicago, 60605
Digital Realty CHI (350 E Cermak) Digital Realty 129,791 sq ft Chicago, 60616-1568
Digital Realty CHI (2200 Busse Rd.) Digital Realty 469,747 sq ft Elk Grove Village, 60007
Cyxtera Chicago (ORD1) Cyxtera Technologies 129,791 sq ft Chicago, 60616
Cyxtera Chicago (ORD2) Cyxtera Technologies 166,927 sq ft Elk Grove Village, 60007
Digital Realty CHI (600-780 S Federal) Digital Realty 6,738 sq ft Chicago, 60605
zColo Mount Prospect - 800 E Business Center Dr Zayo Group 80,309 sq ft Mount Prospect, 60056
TierPoint Chicago West TierPoint 667 sq ft Franklin Park, 60131
US Signal - Oak Brook US Signal 34,423 sq ft Oak Brook, 60523
TierPoint Chicago-Polk TierPoint 1,066 sq ft Chicago, 60607
QTS Chicago (CHI1) QTS Realty Trust 270,551 sq ft Chicago, 60608
Netrality Chicago - 717 S Wells Netrality Data Centers 16,253 sq ft Chicago, 60607
CDC4 - 1808 Swift Dr Colocation America Corporation 112,601 sq ft Oak Brook, 60523
Element Critical Chicago CH2 CentralColo 130,609 sq ft Wood Dale, 60191
ColoCrossing CHI1 ColoCrossing 469,747 sq ft Elk Grove Village, 60007
Digital Realty CHI (505 N Railroad) Digital Realty 251,036 sq ft Northlake, 60164

Non-Neutral Chicago Data Centers

Name Provider Building Area City, Zip
Level(3) Chicago Kingsbury Level 3 Communications 288,795 sq ft Chicago, 60606
CDC1 - 350 E Cermak Rd Colocation America Corporation 129,791 sq ft chicago, 60616

Other Facilities in Chicago

Name Provider Building Area City, Zip
Printer's Square Chicago (600 S Federal) Printer's Square 9,827 sq ft Chicago, 60605
Equinix CH3 - Elk Grove Equinix 113,634 sq ft Elk Grove Village, 60007
Northwestern University co-location facility 710facility at ittns.northwestern.edu 113,182 sq ft Chicago, 60611
CME Cermak CME Group 129,791 sq ft Chicago, 60616
Netrix - ALSIP Netrix - Alsip, 60803
Forsythe Data Centers Forsythe Data Centers - Elk Grove Village, 60007
Cyxtera Chicago (ORD3) Cyxtera Technologies - Elk Grove Village, 60007
Ascent - CH2 Ascent 251,036 sq ft Northlake, 60164
zColo Chicago - 700 South Federal Zayo Group 6,738 sq ft Chicago, 60605
CDC2 - 600 S Federal st Colocation America Corporation 9,827 sq ft chicago, 60605
CDC3 - 800 E Business Center Dr Colocation America Corporation 80,309 sq ft mt prospect, 60056
CDC5 - 2200 Busse Rd Colocation America Corporation 469,747 sq ft Elk Grove Village, 60007
Crown Castle Chicago (725 S Wells) Crown Castle Fiber 16,253 sq ft Chicago, 60607
ServerFarm CH1 Chicago ServerFarm Realty 112,311 sq ft Chicago, 60607
ServerFarm CH2 Oak Brook / Chicago ServerFarm Realty 25,241 sq ft Oak Brook, 60523
Iron Mountain Data Center - Chicago (CHI-1) Iron Mountain Data Centers - Des Plaines, 60018
Evoque_CH2 - Oak Brook Evoque Data Center Solutions 65,735 sq ft Oak Brook, 60523
Element Critical Chicago CH1 CentralColo 92,074 sq ft Wood Dale, 60191
NYI CH1: 800 Jorie Blvd NYI 25,241 sq ft Oak Brook, 60523
Stream Data Centers - Chicago Stream Data Centers 79,610 sq ft Elk Grove Village, 60007
T5 Chicago T5 Data Centers - Elk Grove Village, 60007
TierPoint Franklin Park TierPoint 667 sq ft Franklin Park, 60131
CoreSite - Chicago (CH2) CoreSite 42,216 sq ft Chicago, 60607
Digital Realty CHI (2299 Busse Road) Digital Realty 115,367 sq ft Elk Grove, 60007
Digital Realty CHI (1400 East Devon Ave) Digital Realty 469,747 sq ft Elk Grove, 60007

Chicago Data Center Providers

Provider Chicago Data Centers Building Footprint Total
Digital Realty 6 1,442,427 sq ft
Colocation America Corporation 5 802,277 sq ft
TierPoint 3 2,400 sq ft
Cyxtera Technologies 3 296,718 sq ft
CentralColo 2 222,684 sq ft
Equinix 2 243,426 sq ft
CoreSite 2 182,114 sq ft
Level 3 Communications 2 692,948 sq ft
Zayo Group 2 87,048 sq ft
ServerFarm Realty 2 137,552 sq ft
T5 Data Centers 1 -
US Signal 1 34,423 sq ft
NYI 1 25,241 sq ft
710facility at ittns.northwestern.edu 1 113,182 sq ft
Iron Mountain Data Centers 1 -
365 Data Centers 1 139,898 sq ft
Printer's Square 1 9,827 sq ft
CME Group 1 129,791 sq ft
Netrix 1 -
Stream Data Centers 1 79,610 sq ft
QTS Realty Trust 1 270,551 sq ft
Forsythe Data Centers 1 -
Netrality Data Centers 1 16,253 sq ft
Ascent 1 251,036 sq ft
Crown Castle Fiber 1 16,253 sq ft
ColoCrossing 1 469,747 sq ft
Evoque Data Center Solutions 1 65,735 sq ft

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Frequently Asked Questions About Chicago's Data Centers

How many data centers are in Chicago?

Chicago has 46 data centers available to its businesses.

Does Chicago have any carrier-neutral data centers?

19 of Chicago's data centers are carrier-neutral.

Who operates data center facilities in Chicago?

Chicago's data center providers include Digital Realty, Colocation America Corporation, TierPoint, Cyxtera Technologies, and CentralColo.

Last updated: Nov 22 2020