CoreSite adds Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute private connectivity

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions across the US, has announced the availability of private connectivity to Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute cloud services at CoreSite´s data centers in the Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia markets, the company said.

Private connectivity enables customers and Microsoft Connectivity partners to access Azure ExpressRoute directly – at all available speeds – and build primary and/or redundant network architectures within the market through the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange.

With the availability of direct access to Azure ExpressRoute in Silicon Valley and Northern Virginia, enterprise customers will benefit from improved network resiliency within the market, reduced network costs, and greater choice as to where to deploy hybrid cloud solutions. In addition, the availability of regional resiliency provides customers with enhanced network connectivity for business continuity and disaster recovery programs.

Direct access to a cloud onramp via an edge node is the most effective means to ensure performance, reliability and optimal cost efficiency. Customers in CoreSite´s other markets can also access Azure ExpressRoute via CoreSite´s Open Cloud Exchange (OCX), an on-demand platform that enables CoreSite customers to discover and dynamically connect to any other customer through a single connection and an easy-to-use portal.

CoreSite Realty delivers secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions to a growing customer ecosystem across eight key North American markets. More than 1,350 of the world´s enterprises, network operators, cloud providers, and supporting service providers choose CoreSite to connect, protect and optimize their performance-sensitive data, applications and computing workloads. For more information, visit