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DF-CH1 Chicago Illinois Data Center

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DF-CH1 Chicago Illinois Data Center General Information

Bandwidth is measured using the 95th percentile (5 minute samples).

The Zio Inc. Global IP Network provides your company with the reliability and performance needed to keep your infrastructure connected. Zio Inc. operates redundant network nodes in all Infrastructure Colocation facilities. With multiple 10 gigabit connections to both carriers and the ServerCentral backbone, every facility can provide the rock solid reliability and redundancy our customers require.

Using the best technologies from Juniper Networks and Cisco Systems, our network is designed without compromise for optimal performance and availability. The Zio Inc. Global IP Network provides service in North America, Europe and Asia. Facilitating hundreds of private peering sessions with other networks, we can deliver your data to its final destination as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Facility Provider: DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc
Address: 2200 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
NPA-NXX: 847-787
Location Orientation: 8 miles from O'Hare airport, 27 miles from Midway
airport, near I-90 expressway
Commissoned: 2008
Building Area: 485,000(sq ft) gross - 221,000(sq ft) raised floor
Parking: 518 spots onsite

Computer Room Specifications (Per Room)

Raised Floor Space: 10,000 square feet (approx.)
Colocation Space: 6,200 square feet
Electrical Capacity: 1,300kW of critical load
Power Density: 210 watts/sqft, up to 12kW/cabinet supported
Floor Load Capacity: 450psf
Building Type: Single story, raised floor
Raised Floor Height: 42"
Fire Suppression: Laser-based Very Early Smoke Detection (VESDA)
Pre-action zoned dry-pipe system
Redundancy: N+2 on critical systems

Facility Information

Primary Voltage: 34.5kV
# of Utility Feeders: 2
# of Power Transformers: 8
UPS: 16 - 1,300kW rotary powered systems
Standby Power: 16 - 2,250kW diesel generator systems
Fuel Capacity: 100,000 gallons of diesel
Cooling System: 8 - 1,150 ton centrifugal chillers
Thermal Energy Storage: 500,000 gallons of chilled water
Data Pathways: 2 diverse fiber vaults for redundant carrier points of entry
Roof Access: Available
Loading Dock: 4 enclosed and heated bays, hydraulic dock levelers
Office Space: Up to 40,000 square feet of contiguous space available
in attached building


Building and Perimeter: Bullet-resistant protection at security check-in and
level III walls and doors
Security Staff: 24/7/365 staffing with at least 2 officers
Access Control: Dual-factor authentication system (keycard + biometrics)
Alarm System: Yes
CCTV: Camera surveillance archived onsite and offsite

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