Savvis to Expand Trading Space in Chicago

Responding to growth in its proximity hosting services for financial companies trading derivatives and commodities, Savvis (SVVS) is expanding its data center at 350 East Cermak, a key connectivity hub in downtown Chicago. Read More

McHugh Plans Major Chicago Data Center

This was the original design concept for a six-story, 300,000-square-foot data center in Chicago proposed by McHugh Construction in 2009. The data center is back on track again.

McHugh Construction Co. has announced plans to build a major data center in downtown Chicago, just blocks from the city’s major Internet connectivity hub. The company has asked city officials to approve a six-story, 300,000 square foot data center project near the McCormick Place convention center. Read More

The Emerging Market for Wireless Backhaul


Level 3 has launched a wireless tower access service offering direct connectivity to the Level 3 backbone. Analysts say wireless backhaul in metropolitan and rural locations is a growth market as mobile operators scramble to meet capacity demand. Read More

Ascent Plans Major Chicago Data Center

Developer Ascent Corporation is building a second huge data center in Northlake, Il., a western suburb of Chicago, the company said today. The 250,000 square foot center will be built near Microsoft’s huge facility in Northlake. Read More

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