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Chicago Data Centers

  • Home to three major financial and futures exchanges
  • Direct interconnection to 675 companies colocated with Equinix in Chicago
  • Strategic Midwest location ideal for business continuity and disaster recovery operations

Trusted by Customers of All Sizes

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Why Choose Chicago

Reach Everywhere

Chicago data centers host a high concentration of technology companies, including top software, IT and engineering companies.

Interconnect Everyone

Home to three major financial and futures exchanges: the Chicago Stock Exchange, the Chicago Board Options Exchange and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, making Equinix the preferred colocation center for financial services firms.

Integrate Everything

As the third-largest metro in the Americas with cities like Chicago, Naperville and Elgin, Chicago data centers are home to 57 Fortune 1000 companies and is the area’s largest interconnected community of service providers and enterprises.


Connect to Vibrant Business Ecosystems

Global Networks


Cloud Service Providers


Financial Enterprises


Content & Digital Media


Certifications & Standards

Our Chicago data centers are certified to meet rigorous environmental and energy management standards.

Certifications listed may not be available at all IBX facilities within this metro. For a complete list, visit our Certifications page.

  • NIST 800-53/FISMA
  • SOC 1 Type 2
  • SOC 2 Type 2
  • ISO27001
  • PCI DSS 2

Awards & Advocacy

Our commitment to the environment and the innovative use of green technologies has garnered accolades from industry and governmental entities.

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Chicago IBX® Data Centers
  • Five IBX Data Centers across the greater Chicago area
  •  275,000 square feet of colocation space

Explore our IBX

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