CyrusOne begins building 2nd data center

Global colocation solutions provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) has broken ground on its newest addition to the Chicago market–a 425,000 square foot data center on the company´s Aurora, Illinois campus, the company said.

Construction is commencing on part of the land acquired in March 2016 as part of the sale-leaseback transaction with CME Group. The newest data center will provide CyrusOne customers involved in the global financial markets with additional space and connectivity, as well as proximity to the CME Globex platform and it offers a unique ecosystem to energy, enterprise, fintech, and cloud customers.

CyrusOne operates 35 carrier-neutral data center facilities across the United States, Europe, and Asia to provide customers with the flexibility and scale to match their specific IT growth needs. CyrusOne facilities are engineered to include the power-density infrastructure required to deliver excellent availability, including an architecture with the highest available power redundancy (2N).