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Chicago Data Centers & Colocation

505 North Railroad Avenue

Northlake, IL 60164

505 North Railroad Avenue

Digital Realty’s 505 North Railroad is located in suburban Chicago with close proximity to our Franklin Park Campus, Elk Grove Campus and downtown. This Digital Chicago Campus covers 21 acres of land with access to major fiber networks and can support up to 8 MW of IT load at N+1 redundancies.

Digital Realty Data Center
Address:
505 North Railroad Avenue, Northlake, IL 60164
Phone:
+1 877 378 3282

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Available services in Chicago

Data Center Solutions

Check out our full list of services including colocation, build to suit, and a focus on sustainability for a complete data center ecosystem strategy.

Connectivity

Interconnection is at the heart of our Digital Realty data centers enabling secure, fast, and reliable interconnect connectivity throughout our ecosystem.

Cloud and Hybrid IT Solutions

Whether you need to move off-premise or connect multiple data centers, Digital Realty has the reliable solutions for your private and hybrid clouds.


Facility Specs

  • Building Structure
    • 1 story
  • Utility Power Capacity
    • 40,000 kW
  • Total Building Size
    • 251,000 ft²
  • Flood Risk
    • Outside 500 year flood plain
  • Seismic Rating
    • 0
  • UPS Power Capacity
    • 19,400 kW
  • UPS Redundancy
    • N+1
  • Max. Power Density
    • 150 watts/ft²
  • Generator Power Capacity
    • 55,500 kW
  • Cooling Plant Redundancy
    • N+1
  • Roof Construction
    • Insulated TPO membrane
  • Max. Floor Loading
    • 250 ft²
  • Security Infrastructure
    • 24x7 Onsite Security Personnel
    • Monitored CCTV Camera Systems 24x7 with 90 day Retention
    • Biometric / Card access to all spaces
  • Compliance Certifications
    • SOC2 planned 1Q2020
    • SOC3 planned 1Q2020
    • PCI-DSS planned 1Q2020