T5 Data Centers (T5), the telecommunications industry’s only full lifecycle data centre partner, has announced the acquisition of a third data centre facility, Chicago lll, in Northlake, IL, a key submarket in Chicago. With 36MW of IT capacity available, T5’s facility will meet the surging demand for data centre space driven by hyperscale and enterprise customers.
“By strategically locating our new data centre in an area facing power constraints, we’re providing our clients with state-of-the-art data infrastructure while contributing to the region’s sustainable growth,” said David Horowitz, Executive Vice President, Leasing, T5 Data Centers. “It’s a testament to our commitment to overcoming challenges and transforming them into opportunities, demonstrating that even in the face of constraints, we can power progress and drive Digital Transformation with our ForeverOn solutions.”
Due to limited acquisition opportunities, the facility, strategically located in the Chicago suburbs, will meet the growing demands of hyperscale companies and enterprises for secure, scalable and efficient data centre capacity. T5’s comprehensive data centre lifecycle services platform and sustainable design are poised to offer several significant benefits to hyperscale and enterprise clients.
- Scalable solutions: With 36MW capacity, hyperscale and enterprise tenants can scale their operations rapidly without power limitations and benefit from flexible solutions tailored to their needs.
- Energy efficiency: The new facility reduces operational costs and environmental impact by employing the latest energy-efficient technologies that support a ForeverOn environment.
- Redundancy and reliability: The Chicago lll data centre will be built with multiple layers of redundancy, ensuring continuous uptime and Business Continuity.
- High-speed connectivity: The data centre is strategically located to provide low-latency, high-speed connectivity to major metropolitan areas, facilitating seamless data transmission.
- Data security and compliance: The facility adheres to stringent security protocols and compliance standards, ensuring that sensitive hyperscale and enterprise data is safeguarded and regulatory requirements are met.
- Cost optimisation: Outsourcing data centre services allows enterprises to save on capital expenses, maintenance costs and staffing, ultimately reducing operational expenses.
- Expert support: Customers can leverage the expertise of T5’s experienced team for on-site and remote support, ensuring smooth operations 24/7.