The strategic hub in the midwest

Get connected in the world’s top data traffic hub

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 Open-IX 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. 

Largest neutral interconnection ecosystem in North America 

Together, the DE-CIX Internet Exchanges in Chicago, Dallas, New York, and Richmond 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 neutral interconnection ecosystem in the world. 

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How to connect to DE-CIX

To benefit from our interconnection services, you first need to have access to our platform. Once you have access, you can order multiple services, overbook access with services, and have multiple ASNs on your access. 

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Where to connect
Where to connect

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You can connect to DE-CIX from over 500 cities in 80+ countries in Europe, North America, Asia, and the Middle East. Use our finder to find your Point of Presence (PoP).

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