CoreSite's data center platform and Zayo's extensive network combine to give customers a secure data hosting and interconnection solution
DENVER and LOUISVILLE, Colo., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced that Zayo Group has extended its fiber-based services to all CoreSite data centers in nine markets throughout North America. Zayo Group is a global provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure services, including Dark Fiber, and lit and IP services. Its 67,000-route mile network connects sites in 231 markets on dense metro and intercity fiber assets.
Zayo's full suite of lit services is now available at each CoreSite location, including wavelengths, Ethernet, and IP services. Additionally, Dark Fiber, with diverse routes and facility entrances, is available at each CoreSite location except Miami. Zayo brings an average of over 600 fibers into each facility.
Companies can now integrate the network-centric computing platform of CoreSite with Bandwidth Infrastructure services from Zayo. CoreSite's 2,000,000+ sq. ft. of on-demand data center space and connectivity on Zayo's 67,000-route mile fiber network are both available through a coordinated team.
"By bringing together best-of-breed providers, we can provide our customers with a scalable, resilient solution. Customers can now colocate their network-centric applications at all of CoreSite's world-class facilities and have direct access to Zayo's extensive network," states Brian Warren, Vice President of Product Management at CoreSite.
"The Zayo and CoreSite partnership expands connectivity for current and future customers from both companies," states John Real, SVP of Sales for Zayo. "We're proud to offer fiber-based services to all CoreSite data centers."
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) is a national provider of data center products and interconnection services. More than 750 customers such as Global 1000 enterprises, communications providers, cloud and content companies, financial firms, media and entertainment, healthcare, and government agencies choose CoreSite for the confidence that comes with customer-focused data center products, service and support systems, and scalability. CoreSite's network centric computing platform is a business catalyst, featuring the Any2 Internet exchange and network ecosystems, which include access to 225+ carriers and service providers and a growing mesh of more than 15,000 interconnections. The company features a diverse colocation offering from individual cabinets to custom cages and private suites, with 14 data center locations in nine major U.S. markets. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.
About Zayo Group
Based in Louisville, Colo., privately owned Zayo Group (www.zayo.com) is an international provider of fiber-based Bandwidth Infrastructure services and carrier-neutral colocation and interconnection services. Zayo serves wireline and wireless carriers, data centers, Internet content and services companies, high bandwidth enterprises, and federal, state and local government agencies. Zayo provides these services over metro, metro, national, international and fiber-to-the-tower networks. With its acquisitions of USCarrier, FiberGate, AboveNet, and First Telecom Services, Zayo's network includes 67,000 route miles, serving 45 states and Washington, D.C. Its network serves approximately 10,258 on-net buildings, including 507 data centers, 513 carrier PoPs, and 2,664 cell towers. Zayo's colocation assets include 141,000 billable square feet of interconnect-focused colocation space.
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