Oak Brook Facility Opens 10,000 Square Feet of New High-Density Raised Floor and 1.35 Megawatts of Additional Critical Power
CHICAGO â€“ June 3, 2013 â€” Latisys, a leading provider of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) announced the commissioning of an additional 10,000 square feet of high-density, raised floor data center space and 1.35 megawatts of additional critical power in its Chicago data center.
Along with the Oak Brook, Illinois facility, Latisysâ€™ infrastructure includes Denver, Southern California and Northern Virginia. The Oak Brook expansion; CHI-02â€”a 49,000 sq. ft. Tier III facility adjacent to CHI1, includes power and cooling capabilities to deliver 175-225 watts per sq. ft. of usable data center space
CHI2 is tied directly to existing fiber carriers in the buildings, monitored 24x7x365 by on-site NOC personnel and systems, and operated under SOC 2 Type II and SOC 3 audited controls.
Latisysâ€™ national expansion has been ongoing through 2012 and into 2013. Last fall, Latisys opened DEN-02 â€” Latisysâ€™ newest data center in Denverâ€”and expanded ASH1 adding 22,000 sq. ft. of secure, ultra high-density raised floor in Northern Virginia. Earlier this year, Latisys announced an additional 12,000 square feet in its Irvine, CA data center. Latisysâ€™ total data center platform now exceeds 343,000 square feet across seven data centers in four major markets.