Our Infrastructure

Our main data center is located in the Chicago Board of Trading Building(CBOT). The CBOT is one of the worlds largest financial institutions and is fully redundant in its power supply and communications other amenities include elaborate security and surveillance systems.

1. Redundant and Precision Power

The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) is the only building in Chicago to draw power from 6 different city substations which virtually ensures a continuous and reliable power supply. As one of the largest financial centers in the world, the CBOT’s power supply is fully redundant. In addition, all power from the building passes through on site Liebert Precision Power unites before reaching any servers.

2. 24x7x365 Manned Security and Video Surveillance

The security in the CBOT is very extensive, including Security Guards and Video Surveillance throughout the building. In addition the building is patrolled by Chicago Police Officers. All Tenants of the building must have proper identification including photo I.D. to gain entrance to the building. All visitors must show proper identification and sign in at the Guards desk before gaining access to the building. A pass from the Office Of The Building is need to take any and all equipment out of the building.

3.Airconditioning and HVAC

Total of 100 tons of HVAC, utilizing Lieberts air-conditioning units and back up Air Rover portable units

4. 24x7x365 datacenter staff

Our facility is staffed 24x7x365 to provide our customers with remote hands whenever they need them

5. Network Assets

Red5 Servers currently operates a network with 389+ Gbps connectivity to the internet. There are 2 separate fiber entry points for complete IP transport redundancy. Our core network uses BGP4 routing protocol – our bandwidth is 100% multi-homed. Our network supports both IPv4 and IPv6 protocols. Red5 Servers also has a multi-year dark fiber lease. The dark fiber is used to connect our main facility at Chicago Board of Trade and our POP at Equinix-CHI, which gives Red5 Servers access to most major internet carriers.