Major League Baseball’s 24/7 TV Network Deploys Critical IT Infrastructure and Applications with CoreSite
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2015-- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions across the U.S., today announced that MLB Network, Major League Baseball’s award-winning 24/7 TV network, selected CoreSite’s New York campus for its first outsourced data center deployment. The deployment was completed in September 2014.
MLB Network debuted on January 1, 2009 in a record-setting 50 million homes and is currently distributed in approximately 70 million homes throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. MLB Network will use the deployment with CoreSite as an extension of its studio facility to enhance the production tools utilized in the creation of programming for the network.
“In addition to meeting our specific connectivity, latency and security requirements, this deployment in CoreSite’s data center will allow MLB Network to scale our broadcast infrastructure quickly and efficiently as we continue to grow,” said Mark Haden, VP, engineering and IT at MLB Network.
From their custom cage solution, MLB Network has access to the 41 natively deployed networks in CoreSite’s New York data center campus as well as the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange and Any2Exchange® for Internet peering. MLB Network also benefits from the added assurance of knowing that CoreSite’s data center infrastructure was built above the 500-year flood plain.
“At CoreSite, our facilities and employees provide our customers with secure and reliable data center capacity coupled with high-performance connectivity and cloud solutions,” said Brian Warren, SVP product and marketing at CoreSite. “In addition to delivering a superior technical solution, we partnered with MLB Network for the long term by building an equally robust and flexible solution around its application requirements. Through that collaborative work, we are pleased to have formed a lasting relationship with such a premiere enterprise.”
CoreSite's New York data centers provide network-dense, cloud-enabled colocation capacity and the ability to scale within their combined 296,000+ square feet of space. Tethered together via dark fiber and lit interconnection services, CoreSite’s New York data centers create one of the most scalable, low-latency campuses in the greater New York area. For more information on CoreSite’s New York data center market, visit: http://www.coresite.com/locations/new-york.
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 MLB Network
MLB Network is the ultimate television destination for baseball fans, featuring the multiple Emmy Award-winning MLB Tonight, live regular season and Postseason game telecasts, original programming, highlights, and insights and analysis from the best in the business, including Bob Costas, Peter Gammons, Jim Kaat, Al Leiter and Harold Reynolds. For more information and to find MLB Network in your area, go to www.MLBNetwork.com.
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