Digital Realty is partnering with Coolest DC to develop high-efficiency thermal management solutions for the industry following a pilot program supported by Temasek Foundation. The initial pilot scheme sought to improve energy consumption by data centers and enhance efficiency and had deploye...
Company: Digital Realty Trust
Metro: Chicago: Suburban
Country: United States
Region: North America
Gross SqFt: 160,000
Total Power: 25.6 Megawatts
CH2 Phase I includes 7.1 megawatts of critical load capacity and five computer rooms totaling nearly 45,000 square feet of white space. When fully developed, CH2 will include approximately 336,000 square feet and a critical load capacity totaling 25.6 megawatts.
Each base computer room is approximately 9,000 gross square feet, delivers flexible power from 1.0 to 2.0 megawatts of critical load capacity and has a floor to ceiling height of 13 feet. CH2 is concurrently maintainable and has a design Power Usage Effectiveness (PUE) of 1.15 (annualized).
CH2 sits across the street from CH1. Customers located in CH2 have access to the 14 network carriers at CH1 using DFT's underground conduit system connecting the two datacenters. In addition, DFT executed a definitive agreement with AMS-IX USA to build and operate an Internet Exchange in CH2, which will be accessible by customers located in CH2 and in CH1.