CDC 603

Chicago, Illinois

High-density Tier III+ datacenter situated on approximately 20 acres.
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Technical Specifications

  • Multiple power grids servicing the property (up to a combined 48 MW of potential power)
  • Four 12,470 volt - 2.5 megawatt custom Caterpillar generators
  • Redundant (A/B) (N)+1 power infrastructure on all system levels (Utility, UPS, PDU's and rack distribution)
  • High density cabinet footprint
  • Cooling
  • Hot aisle /cold aisle containment techniques used on data center floor for added efficiency
  • Redundant STULZ CyberRow intelligent cooling systems - ideal for dynamic cooling of high density IT in both open and contained systems
  • Four free cooling heat exchangers further enhancing cooling efficiency
  • Designed for eight 350 ton cooling towers to support existing four 770 ton parallel turbines
  • Structure
  • 18-foot clear height ceilings
  • Kevlar and steel mesh lined concrete walls
  • I-Beam structural enhanced live load roof
  • 24 in. thick reinforced concrete wall construction, able to withstand winds in excess of 100 mph
  • Located outside of flood plains and 0.0g earthquake zone
  • Fully complies with Tier III design specification standards as outlined by The Uptime Institute
  • Fiber
  • Open-IX Data Center Certification
  • Four, 4-inch fiber casings at each corner of the facility
  • Two diverse meet-me rooms at front and back of building
  • Carrier neutral with multiple connectivity options available
  • Security
  • Fifteen zone pre-action VESDA fire suppression system
  • Steel, REX infrared interlocking doors
  • Extensive security, including gated and bio-metric access, pervasive CCTV and Level–III bullet resistant mantraps
  • Full featured NOC/SOC monitoring and control
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