Latisys Completes Recent Expansion of Chicago Data Center

Oak Brook Facility Opens 10,000 Square Feet of New High-Density Raised Floor and 1.35 Megawatts of Additional Critical Power

CHICAGO – June 3, 2013 — 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, Latisys’ infrastructure includes Denver, Southern California and Northern Virginia. The Oak Brook expansion; CHI-02—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.

Latisys’ national expansion has been ongoing through 2012 and into 2013. Last fall, Latisys opened DEN-02 — Latisys’ newest data center in Denver—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. Latisys’ total data center platform now exceeds 343,000 square feet across seven data centers in four major markets.

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