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Colocation for Media and Entertainment

A Platform for Developing, Sharing and Distributing Content


Deliver Engaging Digital Experiences

“On demand” best describes the media and entertainment (M&E) industry – which requires an infrastructure that seamlessly delivers content over various platforms, has the flexibility to adapt to changing consumer demands and the scalability to expand audiences.

A high-density, low-latency hybrid cloud environment can streamline workflows and improve customer experiences. CoreSite can help you achieve your hybrid cloud goals with reliable, scalable data center colocation and high-speed direct connections to the cloud.


Optimize the Content Journey – from Creation Through Consumption

Make colocation and direct connectivity your competitive edge.
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M&E companies are under pressure to optimize the complex asset development workflow and distribution chain. CoreSite colocation supports a cloud-smart strategy, reducing the cost of hosting and per-GB broadband and egress fees. Offering low latency, native access to leading cloud providers, CoreSite direct cloud connectivity can save 60-70% on your network costs and egress rates.**
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The core value of M&E is intellectual property. Direct connections provide stronger security than the public internet, to ensure the safety of digital assets and protect against public content leaks prior to release. In addition, CoreSite’s robust physical security includes strict access control, live video monitoring and highly trained security personnel on-site 24x7x365.
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Audiences demand flawless streaming and responsive on-demand services. Deliver an exceptional viewer experience by utilizing CoreSite direct connectivity, which reduces latency by an average of 44% compared with connecting to the cloud via public internet.* In addition, ensure data accessibility and service availability with data center colocation, backed by CoreSite's 100% uptime SLA.
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On-demand bandwidth access is vital to handling a large volume of content, data transfer from pre-production to delivery, and high-performance compute required for GPU-enabled rendering. With CoreSite colocation and direct cloud onramps to multiple cloud providers, you can cost-effectively scale bandwidth, storage and computing power as needed, extending your team’s artistic freedom.

Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT? The media and entertainment (M&E) industry consists of myriad types of companies, including those that produce film, TV, radio, online gaming, streaming services, music, sports entertainment and social media.

On-demand content consists of entertainment and media programs that can be accessed via the internet either by downloading the media file or as streaming media.

WHAT IS STREAMING MEDIA? Streaming media is the transmission of audio and video files via an internet connection.
HOW DOES STREAMING WORK? According to Verizon, music, video and other types of media files are prearranged and transmitted in sequential packets of data so they can be streamed instantaneously. And unlike traditional downloads that are stored on your device, media files are automatically deleted once you play them.
WHAT IS A MEDIA FILE? A media file is a video, audio or image file that can be accessed on a computer or smart device and can be transferred over a network or the internet.
WHAT IS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY? In the M&E industry, intellectual property is a creative work – such as a book, script or film – that is considered to be property owned by an individual or business.

* Calculations based on speed tests conducted by CoreSite of direct interconnection product vs. the public internet and may not accurately reflect your performance improvements. These tests have not been independently verified by any third-party and should not be deemed to be an assurance or guarantee as to expected performance.

** Cost savings are based on CoreSite cost comparisons using publicly available and private information and/or CoreSite customer reported costs savings and may not be indicative of the costs savings that may be experienced by every customer that switches to the applicable CoreSite service.