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CoreSite’s Open Cloud Exchange Community Continues to Grow

March 24, 2014 at 11:11 AM EDT
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DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 24, 2014-- CoreSite Realty Corporation a provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions, today announced that the company’s Open Cloud Exchange, an API-accessible, real-time cloud management portal, has grown to 22 partners since its launch in January 2013. Companies that recently have joined Open Cloud Exchange include enterprise-class storage provider Zadara™ Storage, cloud infrastructure provider iland, and DDoS mitigation specialist Black Lotus. As the list of providers grows, CoreSite’s customers gain greater choice and flexibility for their deployments, while lowering the total cost of connecting to multiple service providers.

“CoreSite’s Open Cloud Exchange is a valuable new channel for our industry-leading enterprise storage-as-a-service offering,” said Nelson Nahum, CEO of Zadara Storage. “We are delighted to join the Open Cloud Exchange to support the many enterprises that need our unique and fully-featured on-demand Virtual Private Storage Arrays service.”

CoreSite’s Open Cloud Exchange gives users one-to-many Ethernet switching capabilities to create a virtual “on-ramp” to solutions from specific cloud and network providers within CoreSite’s cloud-enabled data center campuses. The Open Cloud Exchange thereby creates a community of interconnected enterprises and cloud and network service providers whose members benefit from improved performance, added security and access to a marketplace of buyers and sellers located in data center campuses across the country. Additionally, API access marks a significant milestone for data center cloud environments by simplifying the way businesses can connect to the networks and cloud solution providers on the Open Cloud Exchange through their own native systems and software.

“A cloud environment is only as good as its underlying community,” said Brian Warren, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management at CoreSite. “The addition of brand name service providers such as Zadara Storage, iLand and others is a testament to the growing diversity and strength of our Open Cloud Exchange.”

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-availability data center products and services across eight key North American markets. CoreSite connects, protects and ensures the optimal performance and continued operation of mission-critical data and IT infrastructure for enterprises and Internet, private networking, mobility, and cloud service providers. CoreSite's scalable platform of over 2.5 million square feet of efficient, network-dense, cloud-enabled data center capacity empowers customers to accelerate business performance, reduce operating costs and increase flexibility across their IT and communications systems. CoreSite's 350 professionals deliver best-in-class service by placing customer needs first in supporting the planning, implementation and operating requirements necessary to ensure reliable, secure and efficient IT environments.

More than 750 of the world’s leading enterprises, carriers and mobile operators, content and cloud providers and media and entertainment companies choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. CoreSite provides direct access to more than 275 carriers and ISPs, inter-site connectivity and CoreSite's Open Cloud Exchange, which supports rapid, efficient and scalable Ethernet access to multiple key public clouds, enabling simple, flexible, multi-cloud capabilities. For more information, visit

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