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[January 23, 2014]

CoreSite Adds AWS Direct Connect Availability to Its NY2 Data Center

DENVER --(Business Wire)--

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a provider of network-dense, cloud-enabled enterprise-class data center products and services, today announced that customers at CoreSite's (News - Alert) recently opened "NY2" data center in Secaucus, N.J., can directly order connections to the native AWS Direct Connect deployment at CoreSite's existing NY1 data center in Manhattan.

By bypassing the public internet, AWS Direct Connect gives CoreSite customers access to all of AWS's cloud services through a private, enterprise-grade network connection. AWS Direct Connect helps customers reduce bandwidth costs, improve network security and achieve more consistent network performance. Additionally, the service can be scaled efficiently to meet future connection needs.

"CoreSite is proud to expand the availability of AWS Direct Connect into New Jersey as it aligns with our commitment to delivering network-dense, cloud-enabled data center solutions to customers across the country," said Jarrett Appleby, chief operating officer at CoreSite. "Enterprises in Manhattan and throughout the tri-state metro area can connect directly to AWS in New Jersey, obtaining enhanced security, reliability and scalability at a much lower cost to operate while maintaining optimal performance."

Available as either a 1 Gbps or 10 Gbps connection, AWS Direct Connect is compatible with all AWS services, including Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) and Amazon Relational Database (RDS). Because the service is scalable, CoreSite customers can easily provision multiple AWS direct connections as their capacity needs change.

Opened in December, CoreSite's NY2 facility was built to create a scalable option for enterprises looking to expand and reduce cost in the New York metro area while optimizing performance with direct, low-latency access to the digital center of Manhattan. CoreSite designed NY2 to address the performance-sensitive and security requirements of enterprises, with an abundant number of high-speed network deployments that complement the existing network, cloud and enterprise density at CoreSite's NY1 facility.

In additon to New Jersey, CoreSite offers AWS Direct Connect service in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Northern Virginia/DC and Boston. For more information regarding AWS Direct Connect and/or CoreSite's new NY2 campus, visit http://www.coresite.com/secaucus-data-center.php.


About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (News - Alert) (NYSE:COR) delivers secure and reliable data center solutions across eight key North American markets. CoreSite connects, protects and delivers an optimal performance environment and continued operation of mission-critical data and IT infrastructure for enterprises and Internet, private networking, mobility, and cloud service providers. CoreSite's scalable platform of over two and a half million square feet of efficient, network-dense, cloud-enabled data center capacity enables customers to accelerate business performance, reduce operating costs and increase flexibility across their IT and communications systems. CoreSite's 350 professionals deliver best-in-class service by placing customer needs first in supporting the planning, implementation and operating requirements foundational to delivering reliable, secure and efficient IT operating environments.

More than 750 of the world's leading enterprises, carriers and mobile operators, content and cloud providers and media and entertainment companies choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. CoreSite provides valuable gateways to global business opportunities with direct access to more than 275 carriers and ISPs, inter-site connectivity and CoreSite's Open Cloud Exchange, which supports rapid, efficient and scalable Ethernet access to multiple key public clouds, enabling simple, flexible, multiple-cloud capabilities.

For more information, visit www.coresite.com.

Forward Looking Statements

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