T5 Data Centres, the telecommunications industry’s only full lifecycle data centre partner, has acquired a third data centre facility (Chicago lll) in Northlake, IL. With 36 megawatts (MW) of IT capacity available, T5’s facility will meet the surging demand for data centre space driven by the 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. “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 offer several significant benefits to hyperscale and enterprise clients. With a massive 36 MW capacity, the facility provides scalable solutions that allow tenants to rapidly expand their operations without power limitations, while also offering flexible solutions tailored to their specific needs.
Moreover, T5’s commitment to energy efficiency reduces operational costs and environmental impact through the use of cutting-edge technologies that support a ForeverOn environment. In terms of reliability, the Chicago lll data centre is designed with multiple layers of redundancy to ensure continuous uptime and business continuity. Its strategic location provides low-latency, high-speed connectivity to major metropolitan areas, facilitating seamless data transmission. Data security and compliance are top priorities, with the facility adhering to stringent protocols and standards to safeguard sensitive hyperscale and enterprise data while meeting regulatory requirements. Additionally, outsourcing data centre services with T5 allows enterprises to achieve cost optimisation by saving on capital expenses, maintenance costs, and staffing, ultimately reducing operational expenses.