CoreSite completes NIST 800-53 assessment

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR), a premier provider of secure, reliable, high-performance data center and interconnection solutions in major US metropolitan areas, has announced that it has successfully completed an independent third party assessment of controls related to National Institute of Standards and Technology Publication Series 800-53 (NIST 800-53) for its platform of 19 operating multi-tenant data centers, the company said.

This new NIST compliance level complements CoreSite´s existing certifications such as SOC 1 Type 2 and SOC 2 Type 2, ISO 27001, PCI DSS, and HIPAA. CoreSite´s numerous data center controls support its diverse communities of interest in meeting a wide variety of United States regulatory requirements, including the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).

Along with its stringent compliance standards for data center operations, security and reliability, CoreSite provides direct access to Cloud Service Providers that are deployed within its buildings, including AWS, Azure, IBM, Oracle and Google Cloud, allowing the most secure, reliable, and lowest latency cloud connectivity solutions available.

NIST 800-53 is a publication that recommends security controls for federal information systems and organizations. It is published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, which creates and promotes the standards used by federal agencies to implement FISMA and manage other programs designed to protect information and promote information security.

CoreSite Realty Corporation 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