Denver, CO—January 17, 2017—CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR, news, filings), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnectionsolutions across the U.S., today announced that CMC Networks, a global telecommunications carrier serving the data communications needs of carriers and value-added resellers in 44 African and 12 Middle Eastern countries, has expanded its presence in the U.S. via incremental deployments in CoreSite’s Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago and Miami data center campuses. The expansion into these four markets brings CMC Networks presence with CoreSite to a total of five markets, including its initial deployment at CoreSite’s New York campus.
CMC’s presence within CoreSite’s data centers enables a direct interconnection point to CMC’s 110 points of presence (PoPs) throughout Africa and the Middle East, providing customers with a broad portfolio of carrier grade network solutions including Ethernet, MPLS, DIA and private line services.
“We are continually growing to meet the needs of our global customer base, and whilst we are a very strong connectivity provider in Africa and the Middle East, we are seeing increased demand for CMC to offer services in the United States to connect to growth markets,” said Joseph Goodyer, Americas Manager, CMC Networks. “CoreSite’s data center and campus communities are the perfect fit for our growth, and enable our customers to seamlessly interconnect to us in the U.S.”
CoreSite’s Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, New York and Miami communities, combined, feature more than 750 customers, including domestic and international carriers, enterprises, cloud computing providers, system integrators, media and entertainment firms, social networking sites, and gaming companies. Additionally, the CoreSite Los Angeles data center campus is the site of the largest peering exchange on the West Coast – the CoreSite Any2Exchange® for Internet peering.
“CoreSite has a rich customer ecosystem, including networks, cloud and IT service providers, as well as a variety of entertainment companies, digital content providers and CDNs,” said Ben Green, VP of Sales, Network & Mobility at CoreSite. “Adding CMC Networks across multiple CoreSite campuses provides our customers with direct interconnections to Africa and the Middle East. Additionally, CMC Networks choosing CoreSite locations to expand across the U.S. affirms the value, service and uptime that we bring to our network customers, highlighted by an industry-leading high-touch customer experience.”
ABOUT CMC NETWORKS
CMC Networks is a Global Telecommunications Carrier, providing services for over 28 years, serving the data communications needs of wholesale carriers and government clients across the globe. CMC Networks owns in excess of 110 global pops which are integrated into other wholesale carrier partner networks in order to deliver a global wholesale footprint to the carrier community. This ensures a cost-effective, scalable and resilient network that is committed to the wholesale environment and their respective clients.
CMC Networks has the largest Pan African network spanning across 50 Countries. In addition, CMC Networks has an extensive Middle Eastern (MENA and Western ASIA) network, which is extended via our wholesale partner programme into other regions. The CMC Networks Carrier Interconnect Model enables delivery into the USA, Europe, UAE, India, Asia, and Australia and various African aggregation points. CMC Networks provides its clients the broad portfolio of Carrier Grade Network Solutions including: Ethernet, MPLS, DIA and Private Line Services. For more information, visit www.cmcnetworks.net.
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CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions to a growing customer community across eight key North American markets. More than 1,000 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 400+ 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, visitwww.CoreSite.com.
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