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Credit information and management provider TransUnion has picked CommScope to provide high-speed connectivity products as part of an infrastructure upgrade to its Chicago area data center. Located in Northlake, Ill., the recently opened data center will be equipped with CommScope’s InstaPATCH 360 fiber connectors “to provide optimal connectivity within the data center”, according to a statement from the network infrastructure provider.

The upgrade will result in 10G links at TransUnion’s data center and, CommScope said, would allow for future migration to faster speeds of 40G and 100G. The 10G connection speed is made possible by the underlying LazrSPEED multimode fiber used in InstaPATCH 360.

Commenting about the upgrades, Josh Neyer, global head of data centers at TransUnion, said in a statement: “We have a significant responsibility to provide our customers with a secure, efficient and dependable service when managing their information. CommScope’s expertise in data center solutions has proven valuable in helping us carry out that responsibility.”

TransUnion’s Northlake data center is part of the CH2 facility owed by Carter Validus Mission Critical (CVMC) and managed by Ascent, a provider of co-located services. CVMC purchased the facility in May of this year for a reported $211.7m. Ascent continues to design and build individual suites at the co-located facility, in addition to the overall management and operations. TransUnion announced in September that it would become the first tenant at the CH2 data center.