DENVER and FRANKFURT, Germany, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, and DE-CIX, world-leading carrier-neutral and independent internet exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, today announced a newly established relationship which will result in direct access to the DE-CIX peering exchange from multiple CoreSite locations across the U.S. The relationship accelerates the growth of CoreSite's Open Internet Exchange Hub, the purpose of which is to aggregate the interconnection capabilities of the world's leading internet exchanges. This relationship with DE-CIX provides CoreSite customers with expanded peering opportunities through a simple connection to more than 480 ISPs from over 52 countries, including central and eastern European countries, Russia, and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Peering at internet exchanges allows organizations to directly connect their internet infrastructure through a stable, fast, and cost-effective fabric to reduce IP-transit and network costs. DE-CIX's route-server service will provide CoreSite customers free access to multiple networks immediately without the need to negotiate agreements with each individual partner. Today, DE-CIX's customers exchange more than 12 petabyte of data daily and peak traffic exceeds 2 terabit per second, the highest peak traffic worldwide.
Connecting DE-CIX to CoreSite's Open Internet Exchange Hub, allows CoreSite customers to extend their network connectivity with a single contract from multiple facilities throughout the U.S., including Los Angeles; Chicago; New York; Denver; Washington, DC; Northern Virginia; and the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition to DE-CIX, CoreSite's Open Internet Exchange Hub also provides connectivity to other leading internet exchanges, including AMS-IX, NYIIX, and CoreSite's Any2 peering exchange.
"We are focused on bringing expanded solutions to our customers that increase interconnection options through an open-exchange platform," stated Brian Warren, Vice President of Product Management, at CoreSite. "By connecting to DE-CIX, we provide CoreSite customers simplified access to one of Europe's leading internet exchanges. It brings best-of-breed providers together to deliver dense interconnection ecosystems and diversity in the U.S. market.""The opportunity to connect to DE-CIX directly at CoreSite facilities will boost the interconnectivity options for companies throughout the U.S.," stated Andreas Sturm, Head of Business Development at DE-CIX. "The relationship with CoreSite helps us to expand the connectivity options of our customers even further. The connection between DE-CIX and CoreSite will stimulate data traffic worldwide." For further information on CoreSite, visit www.coresite.com or call 303-405-1000. Learn more about DE-CIX at www.de-cix.net. About CoreSite 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.