Colo space at Cermak
greg at gregsowell.com
Fri Nov 13 14:53:24 UTC 2015
I would guess it has to do with competing with your landlord now. I know
it's starting to happen more and more.
On Thu, Nov 12, 2015 at 8:32 PM, Mike Hammett <nanog at ics-il.net> wrote:
> Has something happened the past couple months to cause a quick shortage of
> space at Cermak? I had an offer sent a few months ago (when I didn't need
> it) where a cab and five cross connects were cheaper than what five cross
> connects normally are, much less the cabinet value as well. Around that
> time I think cabinets were going for $700 or so for basic primary\redundant
> 20A. Now the cabinet is going for $1,800. It went from being the cheapest
> I've seen at Cermak to the most I've seen at Cermak in a matter of a few
> months. Two people with space in that building are citing an uptick in
> demand. Really? That much of a demand increase with hundreds of thousands
> of square feet coming online in the Chicago metro?
> Can anyone corroborate that story or are they just making stuff up hoping
> I agree to inflated cabinet prices?
> Mike Hammett
> Intelligent Computing Solutions
> Midwest Internet Exchange
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