Steadfast Networks Opens New Chicago Data Center

(Ping! Zine) – Steadfast Networks, a leading Chicago based data center and dedicated server hosting provider, announced today the opening of its new Chicago data center, located at 725 S. Wells St. The new Steadfast Networks data center will accommodate the expanding demand for Chicago colocation services and Chicago web hosting services in a state-of-the-art data facility. The initial phase includes 6,000 sq. ft. of raised floor data center space and 750kW of power and is the first phase of a 4.5MW build-out at the location.

“Our goal at Steadfast Networks is to give you highly competitive pricing in downtown Chicago without cutting any corners on performance and quality,” says Karl Zimmerman, CEO of Steadfast Networks. “We have the size and scale to easily deliver managed hosting services and colocation hosting services to small, medium, and enterprise businesses, but with a commitment to flexibility and the personal customer service often found in a small company.”

Chicago hosting services at Steadfast Networks meet the key parameters for operational sustainability – location, processes, and staffing. The new Steadfast Networks data center has a redundant dark fiber ring back to their original 10,000 sq. ft. location at 350 E Cermak Rd., the main telecommunications hub in Chicago, and 600 S. Federal St. allowing Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity between the sites at affordable rates. The site will serve as a center for Steadfast Networks colocation hosting, Linux dedicated servers, Windows dedicated servers, and managed virtual servers.

“Not only is Chicago a center for commerce and finance, it is a vital link to premium colocation web hosting in surrounding regions,” says Zimmerman. “As a leader in dedicated server hosting, colocation hosting, virtual server hosting, and web hosting services, Steadfast Networks houses, transmits, and protects your essential data with the latest in data center security technology.”

In addition to providing web hosting and colocation services to Chicago-based businesses, the 725 S. Wells St. data center is a connection point for some of the largest IP carriers in the world including Level(3), AT&T, Verizon, Qwest, Abovenet, and Cogent. With its premier infrastructure and extensive data backup features, Steadfast Networks offers superior connection to metropolitan cities throughout the area with its web hosting and colocation web hosting services.

“Steadfast Networks Chicago data centers connect you to any provider in the buildings’ Meet Me Room (725 S Wells, 600 Federal, or 350 E Cermak), in Equinix Chicago, the Steadfast Financial Exchange, or the Chicago Internet Exchange with a wide array of connectivity options for T1, DS3, or Ethernet connectivity,” says Zimmerman. “The reliability of our infrastructure, our network, and our expert staff make Steadfast Networks a hosting provider our customers can depend on today and well into the future.”

For more information on Steadfast Networks’ new Chicago data center or to learn about Steadfast Networks dedicated server hosting, managed server hosting, and colocation hosting for your business, visit steadfast.net.

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