Frequently Asked Questions
What is Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute?
ExpressRoute is a Microsoft Azure service that lets you create private connections between Microsoft Azure data center locations and infrastructure that’s on your premises or in a colocation facility. ExpressRoute connections do not go over the public internet, and offer higher security, reliability and speeds with lower latencies than typical connections over the internet.
What Microsoft cloud services are supported over ExpressRoute?
ExpressRoute supports most Microsoft Azure services, Office 365 and Dynamics 365.
Where can I access ExpressRoute?
ExpressRoute is available to CoreSite customers in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Denver, Chicago, Boston, New York and Northern Virginia via the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange.
What connection speeds are supported by ExpressRoute?
ExpressRoute supports 50 Mbps, 100 Mbps, 200 Mbps, 500 Mbps, 1 Gbps, 2 Gbps, 5 Gbps, 10 Gbps, and 100 Gbps bandwidth options.
Where can I access ExpressRoute Local?
ExpressRoute Local is available in 100 Gbps bandwidth at CoreSite’s Denver, Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia campuses.
What are the benefits of using ExpressRoute Local?
You don't pay egress data transfer separately for your ExpressRoute Local circuit. In other words, the price of ExpressRoute Local includes data transfer fees. ExpressRoute Local is a more economical solution if you have massive amount of data to transfer.
How can I access ExpressRoute and ExpressRoute Local?
Option 1: Start by deploying equipment in one of our ExpressRoute-enabled data center markets. From there, order your cross connect to the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange.
Option 2: Procure data transport services from an ExpressRoute Solution Provider and connect your in-house data center or corporate network to the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange.
What is Microsoft Azure Stack?
Azure Stack is a fully integrated system that enables enterprises to build, deploy and operate Azure hybrid cloud applications on-premises.
Can I connect Azure to Azure Stack Using ExpressRoute?
Yes, customers that deploy Azure Stack within CoreSite data centers will have direct access to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute via the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange.