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Press Release -- January 24th, 2017
Source: CoreSite, packetfabric

PacketFabric’s Newly Launched Cloud Networking Platform Enables Connectivity to 11 CoreSite Data Centers


CoreSite Realty Corporation (COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions across the U.S., today announced the immediate availability of PacketFabric’s Software-defined Networking (SDN) based network platform at 11 strategically located CoreSite data centers throughout North America. PacketFabric is a NantWorks company and a provider of next-generation Ethernet-based cloud networking services. CoreSite customers can now access PacketFabric’s fully automated network platform, enabling users to instantaneously provision terabit-scale connectivity in a direct, private, and secure manner between any locations on the PacketFabric network.

As a part of its national launch, PacketFabric is announcing the availability of its platform in the following CoreSite markets:

“PacketFabric has created an innovative next-generation networking platform which incorporates the real-time and on-demand benefits of cloud services, simplifying the process of provisioning and maintaining network infrastructure,” said William Charnock, CEO of PacketFabric. “By combining real-time provisioning with terabit-scale performance, our platform will enable CoreSite customers to better interconnect their public and private infrastructures in a cost-effective, secure, and reliable manner.”

PacketFabric’s SDN-based network platform connects major carrier hotels and data centers throughout North America, and is designed to deliver hundreds of Terabits per second of on-demand connectivity across its purpose-built private backbone network. By leveraging this innovative architecture, PacketFabric allows customers to easily procure and maintain their network services in real-time, while reaching many hundreds of destinations without the need to deploy and manage costly infrastructure, or rely on the public internet. In addition, PacketFabric provides many unique options for usage-based connectivity, allowing customers to pay only for what they use, and eliminating the hassle of long-term contracts and expensive stranded capacity.

“We’re excited to have PacketFabric providing a next-generation automated network at our facilities in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, New York/New Jersey, Boston, and Northern Virginia,” said Ben Green, VP Sales, Network and Mobility at CoreSite. “The presence of this innovative platform within our data centers will further enhance our ability to offer CoreSite customers the critical, high-performance connectivity resources they need, in a way that’s both simple and affordable.”

The PacketFabric SDN platform provides both a web-based portal and advanced Application Program Interface (API), enabling customers to dynamically design and deploy any network configuration on-demand. Real-time analytics capabilities further extend the platform, providing complete control and visibility into network performance and traffic data.

To learn more about PacketFabric and its platform, visit

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions to a growing customer ecosystem 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, visit

About PacketFabric

PacketFabric redefines how companies procure, consume, and manage their network connectivity services. Leveraging an innovative entirely automated SDN-based network architecture and the latest in optical and packet switching technology, PacketFabric enables dynamic real-time connectivity services between major carrier-neutral colocation facilities at terabit-scale. PacketFabric facilitates coast-to-coast connectivity between 86 premier colocation facilities across 11 U.S. markets, and enables simple, cost-effective, and scalable network deployment via its advanced Application Program Interface (API) and web-based portal. For more information, visit or connect with PacketFabric on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

About NantWorks

NantWorks, LLC, is the umbrella organization for an ecosystem of companies committed to the convergence of 21st century innovative platforms to transform how we work, live and play: NantHealth, NantOmics, NantBioScience, NantCell and its affiliate NantKwest, NantPharma, NantMobile, NantStudio, NantCapital and NantCloud. Fact-based and solution driven, each of NantWorks’ division companies operates at the intersection of innovation and infrastructure.

Founded by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, scientist and inventor of the first human nanoparticle chemotherapeutic agent Abraxane, the core mission for NantWorks is convergence: to develop and deliver a diverse range of technologies that accelerate innovation, broaden the scope of scientific discovery, enhance groundbreaking research, and improve healthcare treatment for those in need. NantWorks is building an integrated fact-based, genomically-informed, personalized approach to the delivery of care and the development of next generation diagnostics and therapeutics. For more information please visit and and follow Dr. Soon-Shiong on Twitter @Dr.PatSoonShiong.

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