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. With a variety of financial, technology, telecom, and education industries present in the city, 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. Find out where to connect.
Why connect in Chicago?
A connection to DE-CIX Chicago saves you cross connect costs and network costs. With just one cross connect to the DE-CIX platform you reach a whole range of networks.
DE-CIX route servers give you direct access to multiple networks without arranging a separate peering agreement with each one. We can get you up and running in just a few days.
If your transit connectivity fails, your peering connectivity is still up. Deciding for DE-CIX's services means making a safe investment with a reliable partner.
A major hub for Internet infrastructure and digital communications, Chicago’s strategic Midwest location is the main transport junction for networks from both east to west and north to south, and it offers a gateway to central and eastern Canada.
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 – and an instant interconnection with hundreds of networks in North America and beyond.