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Belgacom International Carrier Services (BICS) Selects CoreSite To Expand Global Footprint In North America

September 5, 2013 at 8:05 AM EDT
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One Wilshire deployment connects BICS to hundreds of networks; extends company's mobile and voice servicesDENVER, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite, a provider of network-dense, cloud-enabled data center solutions and the CoreSite Mesh, today announced that BICS (Belgacom International Carrier Services) has selected CoreSite's One Wilshire data center campus in Los Angeles for the expansion of its global voice and mobile services footprint. BICS is a subsidiary of Belgacom, the largest telecommunications company in Belgium.

BICS' deployment will enable it to meet the demands of its current customers and leverage CoreSite's Los Angeles community of over 275 networks to expand its services to new partners across North America. CoreSite customers will benefit from direct access to BICS' voice and mobile offerings.

"This is an important step for us in our continuing expansion into the North America market. By extending our footprint to CoreSite's One Wilshire campus we are in a position to add reach and redundancy to our already robust network in the United States. Having an increasingly dense presence in our network will allow us to serve the growing demands of our fixed, mobile and internet customers in this region," said Brian Troesch, Vice President & Managing Director for the Americas at BICS.

"We are continuously improving our network. In the USA, BICS had an existing presence. This additional deployment on the West Coast is extremely strategic as it will open up opportunities for connecting carriers from Asia and providing stronger, improved service for our customers in the USA," said Johan Wouters, SVP Operations and Customer Services, BICS.

"CoreSite's One Wilshire campus is uniquely positioned to meet the growing demands of European multinationals looking to deploy their offerings in North America and beyond," said CoreSite COO, Jarrett Appleby, "It's a key trans-pacific gateway and world-renowned connectivity hub with an unmatched community of customers across the CoreSite Mesh. BICS' expansion enriches the diversity of this community and further solidifies CoreSite in Los Angeles as the interconnection partner of choice for international and domestic customers."

About BICS
BICS delivers best-in-class international wholesale solutions to any communication service provider worldwide. Through its Mosaic portfolio, a comprehensive, flexible and innovative suite of solutions designed to be used individually, or collectively, BICS meets the existing and future requirements of the global telecoms industry. Our passionate and creative teams located in Brussels, Bern, Dubai, Singapore and New York, continuously strive to provide our customers with the highest levels of quality, reliability and interoperability enabling them to maximize their end-user value. With our successful consolidation strategy, and a continuing focus on technological advancement and innovation, we have achieved a world-leading position in the international Voice and Mobile Data markets. For more information, please visit:

About CoreSite
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) propels customer growth and long-term competitive advantage by connecting Internet, private networking, mobility, and cloud communities within and across its fifteen high-performance data center campuses and through the CoreSite Mesh. More than 750 of the world's leading carriers and mobile operators, content and cloud providers, media and entertainment companies, and global enterprises choose CoreSite to run their performance-sensitive applications and to connect and do business with each other. With direct access to more than 275 carriers and ISPs, North America inter-site connectivity and the nation's first Open Cloud Exchange that provides access to the "most lit" buildings and cloud "on-ramps," CoreSite provides easy, efficient and valuable gateways to global business opportunities. For more information, visit

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