Network

DFG Hosting’s footprint now includes the DuPont Fabros CH1 facility in Elk Grove Village, IL. The DF-CH1 datacenter provides DFG the flexibility to facilitate high-density private cabinets and cages. DFG Hosting’s diverse-path fiber ring provides reliable and redundant connections to our backbone network.

General Information

Facility Provider DuPont Fabros Technology, Inc
Address 2200 Busse Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
NPA-NXX 847-787
Location Orientation 8 miles from O’Hare airport, 27 miles from Midway Airport, near I-90 expressway
Commissioned 2008
Building Area 485,000(sq ft) gross – 221,000(sq ft) raised floor
Parking 518 spots onsite

Computer Room Specifications (Per Room)

Raised Floor Space 10,000 square feet (approx.)
Electrical Capacity 1,300kW of critical load
Power Density 210 watts/sqft, up to 12kW/cabinet supported
Floor Load Capacity 450psf
Building Type Single story, raised floor
Fire Suppression Laser-based Very Early Smoke Detection
Pre-action zoned dry-pipe system
Redundancy Minimum N+1 on all systems

Facility Information

Primary Voltage 34.5kV
# of Utility Feeders 2
# of Power Transformers 8
UPS 16 – 1,300kW rotary powered systems
Standby Power 16 – 2,250kW diesel generator systems
Fuel Capacity 100,000 gallons of diesel
Cooling System 8 – 1,150 ton centrifugal chillers
Thermal Energy Storage 500,000 gallons of chilled water
Data Pathways 2 diverse fiber vaults for redundant entry

Security

Building and Perimeter Bullet-resistant protection at security check-in level III walls and doors
Security Staff 24/7/365 staffing with at least 2 officers
Access Control Dual-factor authentication system (keycard + biometrics)
Alarm System Yes
Closed Circuit TV Camera surveillance archived onsite and offsite