Enabling CoreSite Customers with Connectivity to Africa and the Middle East
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2015-- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions across the U.S., today announced that CMC Networks, a global telecommunications carrier serving the data communications needs of carriers and value-added resellers in 44 African and 12 Middle Eastern Countries, has extended the reach of its network into the U.S. through deploying in CoreSite’s New York campus. The deployment was completed in 2014.
CMC’s presence in CoreSite’s New York campus is the only U.S. deployment for CMC and provides a seamless, direct interconnection point to CMC’s 104 global PoPs throughout Africa and the Middle East.
“We are excited to meet the needs of our customers’ demand for high-quality bandwidth, better service offerings and a range of access solutions into emerging markets,” said Grant Walker, CEO, CMC Networks. “CoreSite’s New York data center campus was a perfect fit for our growth and allows our customers the convenience of interconnecting seamlessly to our global points of presence.”
CoreSite’s New York campus includes two data center facilities – NY1, comprised of over 48,000 square feet of data center space in the heart of Manhattan, and NY2 with over 236,000 square feet of data center space in Secaucus, NJ. CoreSite’s New York campus offers connectivity into other regional NY/NJ data centers and is served by key fiber networks that deliver connectivity across the region and around the world.
“CoreSite’s New York campus has a rich customer ecosystem, comprised of a variety of enterprises and nearly 50 network and cloud customers,” said Ben Green, VP of Sales, Network & Mobility at CoreSite. “We are pleased to have CMC deployed in our New York campus, as the deployment enables CoreSite to provide our customers with direct interconnections to Africa and the Middle East.”
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 CMC Networks
CMC is a Global Telecommunications Carrier, providing services for over 27 years, serving the data communications needs of wholesale carriers and government clients across the globe. CMC owns in excess of 104 global pops which are integrated into other wholesale carrier partner networks in order to deliver a global wholesale footprint to the carrier community. This insures a cost-effective, scalable and resilient network that is committed to the wholesale environment and their respective clients.
CMC has the largest Pan African network spanning across 50 Countries. In addition, CMC has an extensive Middle Eastern (MENA and Western ASIA) network, which is extended via our wholesale partner program into other regions .The CMC Carrier Interconnect Model enables delivery into the USA, Europe, UAE, India, Asia, Australia and various African aggregation points. CMC provides its clients with a broad portfolio of Carrier Grade Network Solutions including: Ethernet, MPLS, DIA and Private Line Services. For more information, visit www.cmcnetworks.net.
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