CoreSite Announces Relationship With DE-CIX, Making CoreSite The First DE-CIX Connected Data Center Operator In North America
DENVER and FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, and DE-CIX, world-leading carrier-neutral and independent internet exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, today announced a newly established relationship which will result in direct access to the DE-CIX peering exchange from multiple CoreSite locations across the U.S. The relationship accelerates the growth of CoreSite’s Open Internet Exchange Hub, the purpose of which is to aggregate the interconnection capabilities of the world’s leading internet exchanges. This relationship with DE-CIX provides CoreSite customers with expanded peering opportunities through a simple connection to more than 480 ISPs from over 52 countries, including central and eastern European countries, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Peering at internet exchanges allows organizations to directly connect their internet infrastructure through a stable, fast, and cost-effective fabric to reduce IP-transit and network costs. DE-CIX’s route-server service will provide CoreSite customers free access to multiple networks immediately without the need to negotiate agreements with each individual partner. Today, DE-CIX’s customers exchange more than 12 petabyte of data daily and peak traffic exceeds 2 terabit per second, the highest peak traffic worldwide.
Connecting DE-CIX to CoreSite’s Open Internet Exchange Hub, allows CoreSite customers to extend their network connectivity with a single contract from multiple facilities throughout the U.S., including Los Angeles; Chicago; New York; Denver; Washington, DC; Northern Virginia; and the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to DE-CIX, CoreSite’s Open Internet Exchange Hub also provides connectivity to other leading internet exchanges, including AMS-IX, NYIIX, and CoreSite’s Any2 peering exchange.
“We are focused on bringing expanded solutions to our customers that increase interconnection options through an open-exchange platform,” stated Brian Warren, Vice President of Product Management, at CoreSite. “By connecting to DE-CIX, we provide CoreSite customers simplified access to one of Europe’s leading internet exchanges. It brings best-of-breed providers together to deliver dense interconnection ecosystems and diversity in the U.S. market.”
“The opportunity to connect to DE-CIX directly at CoreSite facilities will boost the interconnectivity options for companies throughout the U.S.,” stated Andreas Sturm, Head of Business Development at DE-CIX. “The relationship with CoreSite helps us to expand the connectivity options of our customers even further. The connection between DE-CIX and CoreSite will stimulate data traffic worldwide.”
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) is a national provider of data center products and interconnection services. More than 750 customers such as Global 1000 enterprises, communications providers, cloud and content companies, financial firms, media and entertainment, healthcare, and government agencies choose CoreSite for the confidence that comes with customer-focused data center products, service and support systems, and scalability. CoreSite’s network-centric computing platform is a business catalyst, featuring the Any2 Internet exchange and network ecosystems, which include access to 225+ carriers and service providers and a growing mesh of more than 15,000 interconnections. The company features a diverse colocation offering from individual cabinets to custom cages and private suites, with 14 data center locations in nine major U.S. markets. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.
CoreSite Media Contact
Jeannie Zaemes | CoreSite Marketing Senior Director
+1 720.446.2006 | +1 866.777.CORE
About DE-CIX, Where networks meet
DE-CIX is the carrier-neutral and independent Internet Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany. Founded in 1995, DE-CIX has established an environment for the bilateral settlement free exchange of Internet traffic (peering). The company is serving 480+ carriers, ISPs and content networks from 52 countries including all leading international players. With 2+ Tbps of peak traffic, DE-CIX is the largest Internet Exchange in the world. DE-CIX is your one-stop-shop for peering, interconnections, and collocation right in the heart of Europe and is the pioneer in facing the challenges of industry: DE-CIX NGN service delivers the telecom market seamless, multilateral interconnection of different networks for Next Generation Netowkr and Voice over IP, and the DE-CIX Blackholing service, free to all customers, fends off DDoS attacks. Furthermore, DE-CIX with its outstanding experience fully manages the UAE-IX, the new Internet Exchange in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For more information, please go to www.de-cix.net.
DE-CIX Media Contact:
Tel: +49 (0) 69-1730902-53
Forward Looking Statements
This earnings release and accompanying supplemental information may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements relate to expectations, beliefs, projections, future plans and strategies, anticipated events or trends and similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “seeks,” “approximately,” “intends,” “plans,” “pro forma,” “estimates” or “anticipates” or the negative of these words and phrases or similar words or phrases that are predictions of or indicate future events or trends and that do not relate solely to historical matters. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and contingencies, many of which are beyond CoreSite’s control, that may cause actual results to differ significantly from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. These risks include, without limitation: the geographic concentration of CoreSite’s data centers in certain markets and any adverse developments in local economic conditions or the demand for data center space in these markets; fluctuations in interest rates and increased operating costs; difficulties in identifying properties to acquire and completing acquisitions; significant industry competition; CoreSite’s failure to obtain necessary outside financing; CoreSite’s failure to qualify or maintain our status as a REIT; financial market fluctuations; changes in real estate and zoning laws and increases in real property tax rates; and other factors affecting the real estate industry generally. All forward-looking statements reflect CoreSite’s good faith beliefs, assumptions and expectations, but they are not guarantees of future performance. Furthermore, CoreSite disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes. For a further discussion of these and other factors that could cause CoreSite’s future results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements, see the section entitled “Risk Factors” in CoreSite’s most recent annual report on Form 10-K, and other risks described in documents subsequently filed by CoreSite from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.