The Chicago metro area has become a prime destination for data center operators, cloud service providers, and enterprise users. With a low risk for natural disasters, Chicago stands out as the third largest data center market in the nation.
Stream’s Chicago I Ready-to-FitTM Powered Shell is ready and available to provide data center customers with speed-to-market advantages of readily available robust fiber optic connectivity, reliable power infrastructure and immediate proximity to metro-Chicago amenities.
Illinois has competitive energy pricing with the smallest increase in average electric prices in the U.S. at 15.2%. Illinois’s ComEd smart grid has helped to deliver the most reliable power with second lowest power outage duration in the country.
Stream Chicago I Data Center Highlights
- 126,689 SF data center and colocation facility
- 70,000 square feet of data hall space
- 15 MW critical capacity support of 2N load, with additional expansion options to support larger requirements
- Enhanced with airside economizers to utilize free cooling
- Secured perimeter security fence and controlled access points
- Exceeds top-tier certification and compliance standards for design, ISO/IEC 27001, PCI DSS, HIPAA, SSAE 18 (SOC 1 Type II) compliance.
- Multiple network carrier connectivity options: ATT, CenturyLink, Comcast, GTT, Level3, Lightower (Crown Castle), Sunesys (Crown Castle), VinaKom, Verizon/XO, WOW, Zayo, with additional cloud connectivity solutions.
Why Choose Stream’s Chicago I Data Center?
- Stream’s Chicago I Data Center is on the smart grid which delivers the best power reliability and ranged 2nd lowest nationally for outage durations and top 10% for electric reliability.
- At 126,689 square feet capacity, this facility is one of the largest in the region and provides the ample space and power, to balance supply and demand to meet business needs.
- Stream’s Chicago Network and Cloud Services optimize network connectivity design for low-latency applications, adaptable bandwidth requirements and public cloud optimization. Multiple carrier rooms allow network and physical diversity access all the way to the hardware level.
- For Hyperscale or Private Data CenterTM solutions, Stream’s Ready-to-FitTM Powered Shell in Elk Grove Village provides control and flexibility for customers with customizable office space and build-to-suit service requirements.
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