350 E Cermak, Chicago

ColoHouse Chicago

Our data center at 350 E Cermak Road, is the primary carrier hotel in Chicago, and the largest data center in the Midwest, one of the largest in the world. This industrial-strength fortress serves as a hub for connectivity throughout North America. If you need to be in a prime location with easy access to high-quality networks, this is the place to be.

The 350 East Cermak colocation in Chicago is the most interconnected multi-tenant data center in the Midwest with over 70 network providers and close proximity to network, cloud, and content ecosystems available within the metro.

350 E Cermak, Chicago Colocation

Full colocation options are available for your business needs. from individual cabinets to cages and suites, our Chicago data center can customize the right space.

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Customized Solutions

Our team of experts can create customized solutions to solve any business need or challenge. Together, ColoHouse can work with you on any temporary or long-term projects.

Managed Services

Our Managed Services allow you to leverage our team to monitor the day-to-day management of your systems, networks, and devices so your team can focus on your core business.

About our 350 E Cermak, Chicago Data Center

  • 1.1 million sq. ft. building, making it one of the world’s largest data centers
  • Over 100 MW of utility power capacity provided via three separate substations
  • Four fiber vaults and over 100 networks present on-site, nearly every network in Chicago
  • 16,000 sq. ft. of dedicated data center space with support for at least 1.2 MW of power
  • Built to Tier III standards (2N redundant power and N+1 redundant environmental systems)
  • Numerous network options inside the facility as well as 100+ connectivity options via the building meet me room, and Equinix
  • Minimum UPS capacity of 15 minutes (at full load)
  • Diesel generators with fuel on-site for multiple days of operation
  • Power density of up to 16kw per cabinet
  • 24/7 On-Site Staff to help with any issues or technical concerns
  • Strong security controls with Proximity Card and Biometric Access Controls, 24/7 Camera Monitoring & Recording
  • VESDA Particulate Detection, Clean Agent Extinguishers, Pre-Action Dry Pipe Sprinkler for fire protection
  • SOC 1/SSAE 18 audited to ensure necessary quality controls in the areas of risk management, logical access, change management, data security, and data availability to protect financial reporting

Why colocate with ColoHouse?

ColoHouse colocation is the ideal solution for all businesses of all sizes, from small businesses, service providers to global enterprises. When utilizing our state-of-the-art colocation facility, you can control your hardware, software, and networking to your needs without worrying about the supporting infrastructure. Our customers select ColoHouse’s data center colocation services because we support scalability and growth paired with industry-leading customer support. We provide redundant networking, power, and cooling to ensure your services always remain online and accessible. Our focus is to provide the infrastructure, services, and support that will give you the ability to allocate more resources towards your core business.

At ColoHouse we are available 24/7 to assist you with all your needs. Our Service Level Agreements ensure ColoHouse is being held to the highest of standards and annual compliance audits. Our world-class Remote Hands offering will never leave you or your business unattended.

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Connectivity

Our ColoHouse 350 E Cermak, Chicago data center is in an optimal location for latency-sensitive applications, business continuity, and disaster recovery. Our blended internet connectivity provides our customers with the speed and reliability needed for businesses.


What is Colocation

Colocation is a hosting service offered by data centers and web hosting companies to let you place your computer servers and other IT hardware in a secure, redundantly powered high-speed Internet-connected facility. There are many benefits that colocation service offers compared to hosting your own IT infrastructure on-site, such as higher up-time, increased network performance, lower cost of operation, and superior capacity expandability. In addition to space and power, many colocation providers offer a variety of managed services and hybrid cloud/colocation options.

Room for Growth

Colocation allows you to expand your infrastructure to fit the needs of your business growth without having to take on capital expenditures. If your business grows, your IT infrastructure can expand to support it quickly and with less investment. In a typical in-house IT environment, if you suddenly needed to increase your bandwidth. you could wait weeks or months from your cable or local Internet company. When your IT infrastructure is stored in a colocation facility, you can turn up massive amounts of bandwidth within minutes or hours; bandwidth capacity that can be more than 10,000x that of a typical office cable Internet connection is readily available inside any colocation facility.

Maximized Uptime

The cost and consequences of downtime are the reason why uptime is so essential. When a business is experiencing downtime, they aren’t able to provide service to their customers

Colocation data centers provide multiple back-ups and disaster recovery options to keep services running during power outages and other unexpected events. Leveraging colocation services, your IT infrastructure is housed in our redundantly high-speed Internet-connected facility, with continuous power provided by industrial UPS battery systems and on-site diesel generators for emergency backups. Our 100% uptime Service Level Agreement supports our commitment to delivering reliable colocation services to our customers.

Cost Savings

The cost of managing an in-house data center and IT infrastructure with the same up-time capabilities of the enterprise-grade power, Internet, and cooling systems, can be higher than the cost of renting space at a colocation data center. Colocation service plans are a comprehensive package, providing built-in benefits such as support, security, redundancy, and connectivity at either a bundled or reduced cost compared to on-site hosting.

Security and Compliance

Colocation service leverages the physical security of the data center you place your equipment in. With ColoHouse colocation you get the peace of mind knowing that the facility is secured with video surveillance, 24 x 7 on-site guards as well as biometric data center access, combination cabinet access, and cage access by key. ColoHouse is committed to operate facilities that meet the rigorous compliance needs of businesses internationally. From small and midsize businesses to global corporations, we undergo annual, independent, and in-depth audits of our control activities – including data center standards such as SOC 2, PCI DSS, ISO 27001, and ISO 9001.

 
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