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Chicago is the third largest city in the US, and home to numerous Fortune 500 companies. Chicago connects the east, west, and southern coasts of the United States with direct connectivity to Canada, firmly positioning the market as a core interconnection point in North America. 

DE-CIX Chicago is OIX-1-certified and carrier and data center neutral. We guarantee an implementation within a few working days and 24/7/365 support, accompanied by industry-leading SLAs. 

The largest carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem in North America 

Together, the DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in Chicago, Dallas, New York, Richmond and Phoenix create the largest carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem in North America. These interconnected exchanges offer a low latency path between the four cities via GlobePEER Remote service – and an instant interconnection with hundreds of networks in North America and beyond. 


Direct access to multiple networks without arranging separate peering agreements. 

Open-IX certified, carrier and data center neutral.  

Part of the leading carrier and data center neutral interconnection ecosystem in the world. 

Connect via connectivity partners in North America

In Chicago you can access the DE-CIX platform via connectivity partners. Connectivity partners offer you a very fast time to market as they already have an interconnection to DE-CIX. Once you’ve placed your order with them, they will provision your connection without any additional cross connect costs or third-party fees.

Find out here if you can connect to DE-CIX via a connectivity partner.

DE-CIX connectivity partner in Chicago

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