Critical Facilities Management

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Data Centers

Ascent Data Centers: Customized at every point to meet your needs and your objectives.

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Greater Chicago Data Center (CH2)

Ascent’s second Chicago area development, CH2 Data Center, is a multi-tenant facility offering a data center space that can be delivered as a dedicated, independently powered suite or as wholesale colocation space with shared infrastructure. The Ascent Dynamic Data Center SuiteSM model offers the advantages of a large-scale, hyper-entitled data center development to multiple users under one roof in a 250,000 SF development.

Site Features

  • Dual, diverse transmission grade power supply to onsite 2N electrical substation
  • Underground fiber ductbank to support diverse carrier entry
  • Ascent Personnel Onsite 24×7
  • Badged Access
  • CCTV
  • Fenced Parking Lot
  • Perimeter Gate
  • Biometrics on Data Center
  • Greater power reliability
  • Direct feeds from transmission lines for greater energy efficiencies
  • Total cost of ownership – based efficiency strategies
  • Average PUE 1.3
  • Free cooling opportunities
  • 22′ clear heights – flexibility in overhead and/or underfloor infrastructure, cabling and cooling options
  • 40′ column spacing – greater space utilization, mobility in infrastructure and cabinet placement
  • Onsite critical infrastructure support 24×7 with Ascent’s Operations & Maintenance services and teams
  • Monitored 24×7 by Ascent Operations Center (AOC)
  • Navigator Customer Portal
  • IT Site Services Available

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