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Verizon Cloud Interconnect Service Available in 5 CoreSite Data Centers

PRESS RELEASE — DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions across the U.S., today announced that it has joined forces with Verizon to deploy Secure Cloud Interconnect (SCI) services at five of CoreSite’s data centers, including locations in Los Angeles, New York/New Jersey, Chicago, Northern Virginia and Silicon Valley.

“Enterprises are moving rapidly to cloud-based applications to access and transfer the data they require for their business needs”

Verizon’s Secure Cloud Interconnect allows enterprises to leverage its Private IP service and securely access major cloud providers while achieving high levels of network security, reliability and performance. Benefits include:

  • Expansive scalability with direct connections to leading cloud providers and control of services through a single portal
  • Reliable and scalable performance
  • Security that meets high industry standards
  • Unparalleled reach from diverse locations
  • Flexible control of network management
  • Usage-based billing; pay only for actual bandwidth consumed

“Our customers require – and CoreSite exceeds – stringent security and reliability standards for cloud, hybrid cloud and colocation solutions,” says Tom Ray, CEO of CoreSite. “Verizon has long been a leader in providing cutting-edge, globally-available solutions for enterprises. Our combined capabilities will enable customers to take advantage of additional cloud and network-dense options for their business needs.”

Through Verizon SCI, CoreSite customers will gain seamless access to leading cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services Direct Connect, Verizon Cloud, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. In addition, Verizon can connect CoreSite customers to their various business locations and workloads around the world.

“Enterprises are moving rapidly to cloud-based applications to access and transfer the data they require for their business needs,” said Shawn Hakl, vice president of enterprise networking and innovation for Verizon. “By adding CoreSite to our SCI footprint, we are expanding our reach, cloud options and networking access for our customers.”

In addition to these five SCI Private IP deployments, Verizon also has 10 native network deployments in CoreSite data centers throughout the U.S., including Los Angeles, New York/New Jersey, Boston, Miami, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Northern Virginia.

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions across eight key North American markets. More than 800 of the world’s leading enterprises, network operators, cloud providers, and supporting service providers choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. Our scalable, flexible solutions and 350+ dedicated employees consistently deliver unmatched data center options — all of which leads to a best-in-class customer experience and lasting relationships. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.

About Verizon

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ), headquartered in New York, is a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers. Verizon Wireless operates America’s most reliable wireless network, with 108.6 million retail connections nationwide. Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over America’s most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers worldwide. A Dow 30 company with more than $127 billion in 2014 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of 176,200. For more information, visit www.verizon.com/news/.

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