Chicago Data Center Services

Chicago One Facility

Element Critical delivers world-class solutions engineering, deployment flexibility, and IT business services to the Chicago market from two companions, enterprise-caliber facilities.

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  • Location

    711 N Edgewood Avenue, Wood Dale, IL 60191
  • Property Size

    151,000 sq. ft.
  • Floor space

    85,500 sq. ft.
  • Power

    6 MW

Our Chicago Data Center Location

Chicago One - Data Center Specs

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Fire Protection

  • Double-Interlock, Pre-Action, Dry-Pipe Fire Suppression


  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification
  • 24x7x365 On-site Staff
  • Card Access Systems
  • CCTV Systems throughout Facility
  • Minimum 30-Day Video Retention
  • Multi-Factor Authentication Required at all Mission Critical Access Locations


  • Full Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning Service
  • Complete Business Services Including Permanent Office, Drop-In Office, Cafeteria, and IT/AV Support
  • Support for Hosted or Dedicated NOC Services


  • 6 MW Total Capacity
  • Planned expansion to 8 MW


  • Carrier-Neutral, Diverse Path Long Haul Access (Public and Private)
  • Diverse Fiber Entry and Intra-Building Fiber Path
  • Redundant Internal Network Distribution Platforms
  • On-Net Carriers: AT&T, Lumen(CenturyLink), Comcast, Crown Castle, Verizon, Zayo,

Backup Power

  • N+1 Diesel Generators
  • Redundant Fuel Pumps and Onsite Fuel Storage with Dual, On-Demand Refueling Contracts
  • 10,000 Gallon Diesel Storage Tank
  • Redundant Utility-to-Generator Transfer Switches


  • Total Capacity: N+20% Unit Redundancy Supporting All Critical Service Loads


  • ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification
  • Type I and Type II Security Certified
  • SOC 1: type 1 and 2, SOC 2

Let's Talk!

If you’re ready to talk, we’re ready to listen. We’ll work with you to assess your needs and develop a flexible roadmap that scales with your business, regardless of size. Reach out to us for a “no strings attached” conversation.