Access to Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) Ports Directly Available Through CoreSite Data Centers
DENVER, CO – August 2, 2012 – CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR, news, filings), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced a newly established relationship with Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX), which will result in direct access to the AMS-IX peering exchange from multiple CoreSite locations across the U.S. The AMS-IX relationship forms part 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 aggregation provides CoreSite customers with expanded peering opportunities through a simple connection to leading internet exchanges throughout the world.
Internet exchanges allow organizations to directly connect their internet infrastructure through a stable, fast, and cost-effective fabric for ecosystems such as network, digital content, and cloud. AMS-IX, one of the world’s largest internet exchanges, currently connects over 500 networks, 375 route-server peers with open-peering policies, and nearly 1,000 customer ports.
Through the addition of AMS-IX to CoreSite’s Open Internet Exchange Hub, a CoreSite customer now can extend its 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.
“We are focused on bringing solutions to our customers that increase interconnection options through an open-exchange platform,” stated Eric Bell, General Manager, Network and Interconnection, at CoreSite. “The AMS-IX enabled program provides CoreSite’s Open Internet Exchange 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.”
Job Witteman, Chief Executive Officer at AMS-IX, added, “AMS-IX is looking forward to expanding interconnection options to locations outside of Europe. We see CoreSite as an important resource, helping us to realize our vision to reach networks within the U.S. The network density seen at CoreSite’s One Wilshire campus and other facilities provides the optimal platform to achieve that goal.”
About Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX)
AMS-IX, Amsterdam Internet Exchange, is a neutral and independent internet exchange based in Amsterdam-The Netherlands since the early 1990’s. AMS-IX has more than 500 interconnected IP networks and a traffic peak of over 1.6 terabit per second, making it one of the largest internet exchanges in the world. The AMS-IX platform provides a professional, high quality, non-blocking peering service for all types of IP traffic, including regular IP data such as e-mail or web content, video/TV, and voice. Networks connected at this platform can have an optional Service Level Agreement (SLA) to offer quality guarantees and Performance Indicators. AMS-IX additionally hosts the first mobile peering point worldwide, the Global GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) and the Mobile Data Exchange (MDX) and the first interconnection of IPX networks (Inter-IPX).
For more information about AMS-IX, please contact AMS-IX marketing:
Tel: +31 20 305 89 99
Fax: +31 20 305 89 90
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.
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