Welcome to
717 South Wells

112,259 Sq. Ft. | 20+ Network Operators

717 South Wells is one of the most connected data centers in Chicago. Located in the center of the financial district, it is in a unique position to provide reliable network interconnection infrastructure for carriers, service providers, and enterprise customers. It is a gateway to the local fiber backbone in Chicago as well as a primary access point for long-haul fiber in the region.

Chicago Colocation Data Center Building Specifications

  • Carrier-neutral, building owned and managed Meet Me Room (MMR)
  • 20+ network operators
  • Multiple diverse POEs (points of entry)
  • Pre-built innerduct system from POEs to MMR
  • Ceiling heights (slab to slab): 11’ 2”
  • Column spacing: 19’ 6”
  • Floor loading: 125 lbs/sf
  • Loading dock: secure dock
  • Freight elevators: 4,000 lbs capacity
  • Fire suppression: pre-action, dry pipe
  • Cable management: overhead ladder rack
  • Network Operations Center (“NOC”)
  • Building facility monitoring system
Security + Compliance
  • Key card access throughout entire facility
  • Video surveillance
  • 24/7 access to authorized customer personnel via access lists
  • Two (2) factor authentication for MMRs
  • SSAE 16 SOC 1 Type 2
  • SSAE 16 SOC 2 Type 2
  • PCI Compliant
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • Diverse utility feeds from LaSalle substation at 12,470v
  • Utility power: 5,700 kW
  • Backup generator power: 1,500 kW
  • Fuel supply: 3,700 gallons
  • UPS system: 500 kVA (2N)
  • DC power distribution available
  • Cooling system capacity: 170 tons (N+1), backed up by generators
  • Data room HVAC: Kyoto units with cold aisle containment
  • Office space for disaster recovery and trading floor applications available
  • Vendor touch-down space for clients
  • Tech lounge

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