CAPRE’s Seventh Annual Greater Chicago & Midwest Data Center Summit

Mar 22, 2018

For exhibiting/sponsorship: Brian Klebash | +1-646-331-8777 |




ABB is a pioneering technology leader that is writing the future of industrial digitalization. For more than four decades, we have been at the forefront, innovating digitally connected and enabled industrial equipment and systems. Every day, we drive efficiency, safety and productivity in utilities, industry, transport and infrastructure globally. With a heritage spanning more than 130 years, ABB operates in more than 100 countries and employs around 132,000 people.



AEP is one of the largest electric utilities in the U.S., serving nearly 5.4 million customers in 11 states. We own: A more than 40,000-mile electricity transmission network – the largest in the nation; More 765-kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined; Approximately 26,000 megawatts of generating capacity.


Ameristar Perimeter Security

Ameristar Perimeter Security manufactures an array of perimeter security products. These products range from vehicle barriers, bollards, gates & security fencing. Ameristar’s fence systems provide security, strength and protection while combining an open aesthetic appearance for the highest level of perimeter control. Ameristar is “The Single Source Solution” for your physical security project. Let us help you to choose the product most appropriate for your application.


Archimedes Controls Corp.

Archimedes Controls Corp. is a data center environmental security monitoring, control and assets management solution provider based in Silicon Valley founded by a group of industry veterans, entrepreneurs and seasoned executives. These founders have successfully delivered numerous innovative software and system products to customers over a span of 20 years in helping their customers achieve greater profitability and operational excellence. Currently, Archimedes Controls Corp. is aimed at delivering next generation unified solutions to meet the demands for securer environment, reduced maintenance cost and energy efficient operations for data center operators. As part of the data center technology evolution, these criteria are becoming more critical than ever. Archimedes Controls is committed to bring the latest technology and solutions to data center operators and their customers. Please continue to visit our website for updates of our progress.


Brennan Investment Group


Capitol Power Group

For more than 16 years the Capitol Power Group of companies has been providing full lifecycle mission-critical infrastructure solutions to some of the world’s most demanding Fortune 1000 companies. Capitol Power Group solutions deliver the electrical and environmental products and services needed to efficiently and reliably power, protect, and operate the most mission-critical facilities on Earth. From design, integration and commissioning to monitoring, staffing and maintenance, Capitol Power Group offers the synergy of focused expertise and personalized service, combined with a holistic understanding of the entire critical infrastructure ecosystem. Individually, each division (Electrical, Mechanical and Operations & Maintenance) represents a team of experienced professionals specializing in the three vital practices with the mission-critical environment. Each division possesses a depth of expertise and real-world experience only a select few firms can match. Together, the Capitol Power Group of companies encompass the symbiotic relationship of power, environment and operations that form a whole that is truly greater than the sum of its parts.


City of Rochelle

This 160-acre development is located at the intersection of the Logistics and Transportation Corridor and the Research and Development Corridor. Designed to meet the demands and flexibility required by today’s discerning technology-related business, the park already houses both Fortune 100 and 500 clients. This Park has direct access to the North Illinois Technology Triangle (NITT), a looped, broadband fiber-optic network which provides instant, high-speed transmission of large volumes of data, with superior redundancy capabilities. In addition, the Park houses the city’s Rochelle Municipal Utilities (RMU) Technology Center. This center gives all area companies access to several major data carriers and is state-of-the-art designed to meet your data storage and co-location needs.


ComEd – An Exelon Company

Delivering safe, reliable electricity is essential to Illinois’ economic growth. ComEd provides top quartile reliability and an array of innovative programs and services to 3.8 million customers across northern Illinois, representing 70 percent  of the state’s population. ComEd strategically partners with state and regional development stakeholders to grow Illinois’ vibrant business base. ComEd is ranked among the best in the Midwest for electric reliability for commercial and industrial customers when compared to other utilities in Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Iowa and Michigan. Among a set of 28 comparable utilities nationally, ComEd is in the top quartile for both outage duration and frequency*, meaning fewer and shorter service interruptions when compared to peer utilities. ComEd achieved its best reliability performance on record in 2013.



CoreSite’s obsession with providing an exceptional customer experience is evident in every aspect of our business. From the trained and certified personnel that support data center assessment, relocation and implementation, to the flexible commercial model and full spectrum of product solutions – cabinet, cage, computer room or dedicated building – CoreSite offers industry-leading customer satisfaction. Simply put, we are focused on providing our customers with data center solutions to meet their individual business needs. For more information, please visit:


Data Center Frontier

Data Center Frontier charts the future of data centers and cloud computing. We write about what’s next for the Internet, and the innovations that will take us there. The data center is our prism. We tell the story of the digital economy through the facilities that power the cloud and the people who build them. In writing about data centers and thought leaders, we explain the importance of how and where these facilities are built, how they are powered, and their impact on the Internet and the communities around them.


DC Group

From the beginning, DC Group has focused exclusively on uninterruptible power supply (UPS) backup power service and maintenance. By operating as a streamlined, service-only company, DC Group passes on significant savings to customers, generally 25% or more. This focus also allows the company to channel resources toward innovation. When clients sign up for UPS backup power service and maintenance with DC Group, they receive a suite of complimentary PowerTools™ software that exponentially improves workflow and efficiency. D-Tech™ sets the standard for online management and reporting, creating seamless communication between customers, engineers and dedicated DC Group account managers. Site Sentry™ gives detailed data on each uninterruptible power supply unit and sends an alert any time there’s an issue. This innovative, web-based, secure PowerTools™ software, combined with an unbeatable on-site service response time and 100% job completion rate has made DC Group the #1 independent critical power service provider in North America.


Gordon, Inc.

Gordon, Inc. was founded in Shreveport, Louisiana, 1964. Since then, the company has grown to 100+ employees, with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility utilizing over 226,000 square feet, and supported by over 70 independent agents worldwide. Gordon specializes in sustainable architectural metal products for interior and exterior applications. Product applications include specialty metal ceilings and wall systems, drywall and plaster trims, column enclosures, and many other architectural specialty products. Systems are designed for commercial, acoustical, educational, cleanroom, data center, healthcare, correctional, industrial, and institutional environments. Gordon, Inc. is an award-winning manufacturer and is widely known throughout the industry as the leader in custom architectural specialties.


Elk Grove Technology Park

Elk Grove Technology Park features 85 acres net usable land, with state-of-the-art speculative and build-to-suit opportunities. Groundbreaking and the commencement of infrastructure development will take place in early 2018, with anticipated completion of speculative construction in First Quarter 2019 (subject to change).


Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village is one of the top national locations for data center development. Home to the largest industrial park in the U.S., Elk Grove has over 2.2 million square feet of data centers attracted by a robust fiber and electricity network. Elk Grove is recognized for being the most business friendly community in America.


H5 Data Centers

H5 Data Centers is one of the leading privately-owned data center operators in the United States with over one million square feet under management. The company designs and engineers flexible and scalable data center and interconnection solutions to address the business and operational requirements of its customers. H5 Data Centers owns data centers in Ashburn, Atlanta, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Phoenix, San Jose, San Luis Obispo and Seattle.


Hammond Manufacturing

For more than one-hundred years and four generations, customers who have required unsurpassed performance, wide selection and durability for power distribution, rack mounting, enclosures and cases, have relied on the Hammond brand. In the early years, the Hammond family built a name for themselves building tube radio sets, battery chargers and other related products. Through the 20th century, the Hammond brand was known for its high quality, innovation and craftsmanship. Today, Hammond is comprised of three main business units: The electronic group designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of enclosures, low-voltage transformers and power distribution products. The industrial enclosure group designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of enclosures and climate control products. The rack mounting solutions group designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of racks, cabinets and accessories for telecom, data center, security and audio/visual applications. Hammond’s highly differentiated, high-quality and volume of stocked products can be found in a variety of markets including industrial, electronic, enterprise, broadcast, energy and data center.


iMiller Public Relations

International Marketing and Public Relations Solutions: Our experienced team delivers insightful guidance and effective PR and marketing strategies that propel corporate brands, products, and solutions to market.



Internap Corporation (NASDAQ:INAP) is a leading provider of high-performance data center services including colocation, managed hosting, cloud and network services. INAP partners with its clients, who range from the Fortune 500 to emerging start-ups, to create secure, scalable and reliable IT infrastructure solutions that meet the client’s unique business requirements. INAP operates in 51 Tier 3-type data centers in 21 metropolitan markets and has 90 POPs around the world. INAP has approximately 1 million gross square feet under lease, with 500,000 square feet of data center space.


Jaymie Scotto & Associates

Celebrating more than 13 years of success, Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is the preeminent provider of Public Relations, Marketing and Event Planning services to the tech and telecom industries. Awarded ‘Most Outstanding Telecoms PR Agency’ by LiveWire for two years in a row, our success is attributed to our skilled JSA team, innovative tools, and established media and industry relationships, allowing us to deliver the finest outreach and brand awareness services available – with measurable return on investment. Our clients enjoy ‘insider access’ to the top journalists, bloggers, analysts and thought leaders shaping tech and telecom – as well as critical networking opportunities, including JSA’s own industry networking event series, the Telecom Exchange (TEX) and its online C-level social platform, the CEO Exchange.


New Continuum Data Centers

New Continuum Data Center is a state-of-the-art colo strategically located in beautiful West Chicago, where we’re surrounded by fields, can hear the wind, and on a clear day we still can’t see the Chicago skyline. We help managed service providers, IT professionals, and enterprise customers with the data infrastructure you need so you can focus on other things in life and business. No snarling traffic, no parking puzzles, and costs that are significantly more affordable than the guys in the city.


RagingWire Data Centers

RagingWire Data Centers designs, builds, and operates mission critical data centers that deliver 100% availability and high-density power. The company currently has over 80MW of critical IT load spread across nearly 1 million square feet of data center infrastructure in Northern California and Ashburn, Virginia, with significant growth plans in both locations, Texas, and other top North American data center markets. As an NTT Communications group company, RagingWire is one of the most financially strong companies in the data center industry and is part of the global network of 140 data centers operated by NTT Communications as part of the NexcenterTM brand. With customizable colocation environments and flexible designs for wholesale and retail buyers, a carrier neutral philosophy, extensive compliance, and the highest customer loyalty in the industry as measured by the Net Promoter Score®, RagingWire meets the needs of top internet, enterprise, and government organizations. The company’s patented power delivery systems and EPA ENERGY STAR rated facilities position RagingWire as an industry leader in reliability and efficiency.



STULZ is the world’s leading solution provider of energy efficient temperature and humidity management technology, specifically for mission critical applications. For additional information:



Tate is redefining data center airflow management. Our products increase flexibility and save time while improving efficiency and capacity. Tate is a global provider of construction and next generation airflow management solutions for data centers. Our innovative products efficiently manage the airflow in the data center by eliminating by-pass air to maximize capacity and reduce costs. Easily installed in existing or new data centers our products offer cost effective and energy efficient solutions to maximize data center perormance and create flexible self-monitoring cooling infrastructure that is prepared for the future.


Unified Power

For over two decades, companies under the Unified Power brand have been providing companies across the country with affordable and reliable UPS equipment, batteries and maintenance service. Unified Power provides uninterruptible power supply (UPS) equipment and service maintenance to companies across the country. We offer sensible power solutions that are customized to fit the needs of every business. The Unified Power brand began in January 2011 when Pfingsten Partners purchased On Computer Services; a national critical power service company based in Terrell, TX.Pfingsten’s vision was to bring together the nation’s best critical power services companies under one unified brand.


Uptime Institute

Uptime Institute is the IT industry’s most trusted and adopted global standard for the proper design, build and operation of data centers – the backbone of the digital economy.


Winthrop Resources

Winthrop Resources, a TCF company, established in 1982, provides a unique portfolio of financial solutions for funding and consuming technology projects, data centers, equipment and software.