CenturyLink Extends Services Into Five Additional CoreSite Data Centers
DENVER, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced that CenturyLink is extending its full suite of voice and IP services into five additional CoreSite data centers, offering ubiquitous coverage in all 14 CoreSite data centers throughout North America. CenturyLink, the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers, provides broadband, entertainment, voice and managed services to consumers and businesses across the country.
Currently, CenturyLink offers voice and IP services in multiple CoreSite facilities in Chicago; Los Angeles; San Jose; Denver; Milpitas, CA; and New York. As a result of the extended relationship, in December 2012, CenturyLink will begin providing services in Reston, VA; Washington, DC; and Boston, as well as additional service in Los Angeles. Beginning in January 2013, CenturyLink will also expand services to new CoreSite facilities in the San Francisco Bay area.
“This expanded relationship with CoreSite will help CenturyLink customers utilizing these data centers meet their unique managed services requirements by having access to our full suite of services including Internet and MPLS, metro and long-haul private lines, 100 Mbps to 10 Gbps connections, burstable or static bandwidth, and voice and IP services,” said Blake Wetzel, Vice President of Sales, CenturyLink Channel Alliance. “Additionally, CoreSite and CenturyLink customers will benefit from a variety of long-term pricing options and deployments, giving customers access to CoreSite’s extensive mesh of interconnection for the networking and cloud communities.”
“Extending our relationship with CenturyLink brings our customers best-in-class networking solutions,” said Brian Warren, Vice President of Product Management at CoreSite. “Providing our customers a choice of services across markets from the top telecommunications extended carriers is an important part of CoreSite’s network-centric computing platform.”
“We believe our partnership with CoreSite will help us further extend our bandwidth and connect to new and existing customers, providing them with immediate benefits from a recognized telecommunications leader,” said Wetzel.
For further information on CoreSite, visit www.CoreSite.com or call 303-405-1000.
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.
CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink(TM) Prism(TM) TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest corporations. For more information, visit www.centurylink.com.
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