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Press Release -- May 11th, 2015
Source: CoreSite, Hurricane Electric
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Hurricane Electric Brings Global Network to Three CoreSite Locations to Meet the Growing Demand for High Speed Internet Transit in Leading Data Center Hubs

New Points-of-Presence in Chicago, New York and Virginia will help meet the high-speed connectivity needs in three of the United States’ leading data center marketplaces

NEW YORK & CHICAGO & RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, and CoreSite Realty Corporation(COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center solutions across the U.S., today announced that Hurricane Electric is extending its global IPv4 and IPv6 network to CoreSite data centers in New York, Chicago, and Reston, VA.

CoreSite’s New York campus is comprised of two data center facilities, housed in Manhattan and Secaucus, NJ, providing cost-effective, scalable, network-dense connectivity to customers throughout the New York metro area. Located adjacent to the Board of Trade, CoreSite’s Chicago data center provides extremely low-latency connectivity for financial and enterprise customers. CoreSite’s Northern Virginia campus is strategically located between Ashburn and Washington, D.C., enabling customers’ connectivity in one of the nation’s key data center markets. These new Points-of-Presence (PoPs) add to Hurricane Electric’s existing PoPs with CoreSite, located in Denver, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley.

The three new PoPs will offer CoreSite customers from the financial services, governmental, and enterprise sectors additional connectivity options at higher bandwidth speeds through 100GE (100 Gigabit Ethernet), 10GE (10 gigabit Ethernet), GigE (1 gigabit Ethernet) and 100BaseT network connections. Additionally, these customers now have the opportunity to exchange IP traffic, or “peer,” with Hurricane Electric’s rich global network through CoreSite’s Any2Exchange® for Internet peering. With the launch of these new PoPs, businesses directly outside of these rapidly growing metro areas will also see improved service.

“We are pleased that Hurricane Electric has chosen to continue their growth with us and expand their availability to CoreSite data centers in New York, Chicago and Northern Virginia,” said Aron Smith, VP of Interconnection and Cloud for CoreSite. “Hurricane Electric’s presence in these markets will further enhance our ability to offer CoreSite customers access to leading network providers.”

“Over the last few years, the data center markets of New York, Chicago and Northern Virginia have been growing at a rapid pace, so connecting to these three CoreSite locations is a perfect fit for Hurricane Electric and will enable us to meet the demand for high-speed Internet connectivity,” said Reid Fishler, Director of Carrier Services for Hurricane Electric. “These new locations will allow us to offer our services directly to CoreSite’s expanding customer base in these three markets.”

About Hurricane Electric

Fremont, California-based Hurricane Electricoperates its own global IPv4 and IPv6 network and is considered the largest IPv6 backbone in the world as measured by number of networks connected. Within its global network, Hurricane Electric is connected to 95 major exchange points and exchanges traffic directly with more than 3,600 different networks. Employing a resilient fiber-optic topology, Hurricane Electric has no less than four redundant paths crossing North America, two separate paths between the U.S. and Europe, and rings in Europe and Asia. Hurricane Electric offers IPv4 and IPv6 transit solutions over the same connection at speeds including 10 Gbps and 100 Gbps Ethernet.

For more information on Hurricane Electric, please visit http://www.he.net.

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (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 http://www.CoreSite.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws. Forward-looking statements relate to expectations, beliefs, projections, future plans and strategies, anticipated events or trends and similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," "seeks," "approximately," "intends," "plans," "pro forma," "estimates" or "anticipates" or the negative of these words and phrases or similar words or phrases that are predictions of or indicate future events or trends and that do not relate solely to historical matters. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and contingencies, many of which are beyond CoreSite's control that may cause actual results to differ significantly from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. These risks include, without limitation: the geographic concentration of CoreSite's data centers in certain markets and any adverse developments in local economic conditions or the demand for data center space in these markets; fluctuations in interest rates and increased operating costs; difficulties in identifying properties to acquire and completing acquisitions; significant industry competition; CoreSite's failure to obtain necessary outside financing; CoreSite's failure to qualify or maintain its status as a REIT; financial market fluctuations; changes in real estate and zoning laws and increases in real property tax rates; and other factors affecting the real estate industry generally. All forward-looking statements reflect CoreSite's good faith beliefs, assumptions and expectations, but they are not guarantees of future performance. Furthermore, CoreSite disclaims any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or other changes. For a further discussion of these and other factors that could cause CoreSite's future results to differ materially from any forward-looking statements, see the section entitled "Risk Factors" in CoreSite's most recent annual report on Form 10-K, and other risks described in documents subsequently filed by CoreSite from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Contact:
Hurricane Electric Media Contact:
Milldam Public Relations
Adam Waitkunas, 978-369-0406 (office voice)
978-828-8304 (mobile)
adam.waitkunas@milldampr.com
or
CoreSite Media Contact:
Courtney Gaudet, 303-222-7274
courtney.gaudet@coresite.com

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