CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a premier provider of network-dense, cloud-enabled data center solutions and the CoreSite Mesh, today announced an expanded relationship with NTT Communications Corporation. A wholly-owned subsidiary of NTT (NYSE: NTT), the world’s largest provider of telecommunications services according to the 2013 Fortune Global 500 List, NTT Communications is entering CoreSite’s Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia campuses, and growing its presence at CoreSite’s Chicago and Los Angeles (One Wilshire) facilities.
Today’s expansion will enable NTT Communications to scale its offerings to large content companies, internet service providers (ISPs) and enterprises and increase its access to CoreSite’s growing community of customers. In turn, CoreSite customers will benefit from a direct link to NTT Communications’ Global IP Network as well as more connectivity options across the CoreSite Mesh.
“The facilities we choose to connect into directly impact the growth of our customer base,” said Michael Wheeler, Executive Vice President, NTT America. “NTT Communications has had a successful relationship with CoreSite in Los Angeles and Chicago. We are excited to expand our presence in those locations, and extend our footprint with CoreSite into Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia in order to reach a broad community of internet-centric businesses.”
CoreSite’s data centers in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Chicago and Northern Virginia will provide NTT Communications with access to the CoreSite Mesh, including more than 750 national and international carriers, cloud computing providers, networks, content and service providers, financial trading firms, CDNs and systems integrators.“NTT Communications operates one of the world’s largest Tier-1 global networks,” said Jarrett Appleby, COO, CoreSite. “Today’s announcement brings tremendous value to our ecosystem of customers. It delivers direct access to NTT Communications’ network through four of our key data center campuses and increases the global connectivity options available to customers across the CoreSite Mesh.”