DENVER, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite, a provider of network-dense, cloud-enabled data center products and services, today announced that EdgeCast Networks is extending its content delivery network (CDN) with deployments in CoreSite's One Wilshire campus in Los Angeles and its Reston, VA facility. EdgeCast, one of the world's leading content delivery networks, is strengthening its global footprint by connecting to these diverse and significant interconnection hubs.
Today's announced expansion will enable CoreSite customers and carrier partners to take advantage of EdgeCast's high-performance CDN services including streaming, eCommerce acceleration, and application acceleration. CoreSite's customer communities in Los Angeles and Reston will also gain the ability to peer, manage traffic, and optimize service delivery by connecting directly to EdgeCast services.
"CoreSite hosts a diverse community of customers and carriers with the connectivity and capacity needed for large-scale deployments," said Mike Kleiman, chief operating officer of EdgeCast Networks. "Reaching this community in a cost-effective manner is vital to our success."
EdgeCast's presence in Los Angeles and Northern Virginia will further enrich CoreSite's growing ecosystem of over 750 enterprise, cloud, digital content, and network service providers.
"The continued demand for performance applications makes low cost and efficient content delivery a vital capability for our customers," said Jarrett Appleby, chief operating officer at CoreSite. "EdgeCast's presence in our data centers will connect them to a community of networks that enable them to deliver a reliable, high performance solution to the CoreSite ecosystem."
About EdgeCast Networks
EdgeCast is the world's fastest and most reliable content delivery network. The EdgeCast network serves billions of objects per hour on behalf of its customers and carries a substantial portion of the world's Internet traffic. To learn more, visit www.edgecast.com.
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) delivers secure, reliable, high-availability data center products and services across eight key North American markets. CoreSite connects, protects and ensures the optimal performance 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 2.5 million square feet of efficient, network-dense, cloud-enabled data center capacity empowers 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 necessary to ensure reliable, secure and efficient IT 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 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, multi-cloud capabilities. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.
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