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Chicago, Illinois, USA


Over the last few years, Chicago has risen to the top of the list for new datacenter deployments. Fortune 500 enterprises have taken full advantage of Chicago's extensive supply of skilled workers, competitively priced utility power, quality connectivity and tax incentives to build new datacenters. One such company, Dupont Fabros Technology Incorporated (NYSE: DFT), has been successful in deploying a state-of-the-art, 485,000 square foot facility in Elk Grove Village. "DFT" as we call it internally, simply has to be seen to be fully appreciated.



Location 2200 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 (8 Miles from Chicago O'Hare Airport)
Size 485,000 square feet gross; 460,000 square feet of raised floor datacenter space
Commissioned Phase I: 2008
Phase II: 2011
Owner / Operator Dupont Fabros Technology


   Network Data

Carriers nLayer, NTT and extensive local peering



Security Staff 24/7/365 staffing with at least 2 officers.


   Key Facts

Certified ColoCrossing's Chicago datacenter facility is SSAE16 certified ensuring that our processes and procedures meet or exceed the strictest of standards.
Excellent Connectivity Low latency and high throughput network access to North America and Europe.