CoreSite Announces New Services And Partnerships To Power The Cloud-Enabled Data Center

 CoreSite Announces New Services And Partnerships To Power The Cloud-Enabled
                                 Data Center

Launches "Open Cloud Exchange" for Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Services

PR Newswire

DENVER, Jan. 18, 2013

DENVER, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR),
a provider of powerful, network-dense data center campuses and the CoreSite
Mesh, which enables interconnected communities of service providers and
enterprises, today announced a new initiative designed to enhance the
capabilities of its cloud-enabled data centers for customers.

CoreSite's Open Cloud Exchange improves customer choice by offering
best-of-breed partnerships and services from a broad range of providers. It
enables the enterprises, Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Systems
Integrators (SIs) in CoreSite facilities to connect directly, via a single
resource, to the cloud service providers of their choice. It is available
immediately in seven of CoreSite's North American data center campuses
including Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, New York, Northern
Virginia, Boston, and Washington, DC. The Open Cloud Exchange responds to a
significant worldwide growth in demand for public, private, and hybrid cloud
interconnection and management services. It provides customers with flexible
options to securely and easily connect to all types of cloud offerings.

"We're building the industry's premier home for cloud services," said Jarrett
Appleby, COO, CoreSite. "With networks—the oxygen for cloud services—as the
foundation, adding the industry's leading cloud providers will create
best-in-class scalability, management, automation, software, and many-to-many
exchange capability. The Open Cloud Exchange offers our customers enormous
provider flexibility, guaranteed performance, real-time monitoring, and easy
management of cloud infrastructure services."

Initial best-of-breed partners

Four industry leaders join CoreSite in providing initial Open Cloud Exchange
services, with more expected:

  oCENX, a leader in Carrier Ethernet interconnect systems and services, will
    provide its CENX Automated Ethernet Lifecycle Management software
    specially designed for CoreSite's Open Cloud Exchange, enabling easy,
    single sign-on management of Layer 2 cloud infrastructure services and
    full MEF CE 2.0 compatibility.
  oRightScale, the leader in cloud computing management, will provide the
    platform to easily deploy and manage business-critical applications across
    public, private, and hybrid clouds. RightScale offers efficient
    configuration, monitoring, automation, and governance of cloud computing
    infrastructure and applications.
  oRiverMeadow Software will deliver its industry-leading automated cloud
    onboarding SaaS developed specifically for migrating servers and workloads
    into and between Carrier Service Provider Clouds.
  oBrocade, an industry leader in reliable, high-performance network
    solutions, will provide the hardware infrastructure and switching logic at
    the heart of the Open Cloud Exchange.

"Powered by class-leading Ethernet management software from CENX, CoreSite's
Open Cloud Exchange sets a new standard for data centers by enabling customers
to create secure, on-demand, high-performance connectivity to the cloud
services of their choice," said Nan Chen, President of CENX. "We are thrilled
to be part of the launch of this powerful, industry-leading product."

"Customers need to choose their data center and cloud services management
providers carefully," said Michael Crandell, CEO, RightScale. "Vendor
neutrality, scale, interoperability, management capabilities, and access to a
rich environment of providers are all important considerations. CoreSite and
RightScale are working together to provide just that."

"Our goal is to make cloud onboarding fast, simple and cost efficient," said
Mark Shirman, CEO, RiverMeadow Software. "It is about making it easy for
customers to take full advantage of the wide portfolio of cloud services
offered to them by CoreSite, without the usual hassles of templating,
scripting and repurposing tools such as back-up and recovery."

Additional services in 2013

The initial partners and services offered in the Open Cloud Exchange announced
today are available immediately and will expand with other best-of-breed
partners. Future enhancements will strengthen customers' cloud management
capabilities and will enable:

  oConnection to providers across multiple CoreSite locations within the same
    metropolitan area
  oConnections between customers and providers in various on-net buildings
    throughout the country
  oChoice between numerous software and services providers to support
    performance sensitive customer applications through a marketplace portal

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) is the data center service provider
chosen by more than 750 of the world's leading carriers and mobile operators,
content and cloud providers, media and entertainment companies, and global
enterprises to run their performance-sensitive applications and to connect and
do business. CoreSite propels customer growth and long-term competitive
advantage through the CoreSite Meshby connecting theInternet, private
networking, mobility, and cloud communities within and across its 14
high-performance data center campuses innine markets in North America. With
direct access to 275+ carriers and ISPs, over 180 leading cloud and IT service
providers, intersite connectivity, and the nation's first Open Cloud Exchange
that provides access to thousands of lit buildings and multiple key cloud
on-ramps, CoreSite provides easy, efficient and valuable gateways to global
business opportunities. For more information, visit

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that may cause actual results to differ significantly from those expressed in
any forward-looking statement. These risks include, without limitation:
adverse developments in economic conditions or the demand for data center
space in in the markets in which CoreSite operates; increased operating costs;
significant competition in the data center industry and an inability to lease
vacant space, renew existing licenses or release space as licenses expire;
changes in real estate and zoning laws and increases in real property tax
rates; lack of sufficient customer demand to realize expected returns on our
investments; and other factors affecting the datacenter industry generally.
All forward-looking statements reflect CoreSite's good faith beliefs,
assumptions and expectations, but they are not guarantees of future
performance. Furthermore, CoreSite disclaims any obligation to publicly update
or revise any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in underlying
assumptions or factors, of new information, data or methods, future events or
other changes. For a further discussion of these and other factors that could
cause CoreSite's future results to differ materially from any forward-looking
statements, see the section entitled "Risk Factors" in CoreSite's most recent
annual report on Form 10-K, and other risks described in documents
subsequently filed by CoreSite from time to time with the Securities and
Exchange Commission.


Contact: Jeannie Zaemes, CoreSite Marketing Senior Director, +1 720.446.2006,
+1 866.777.CORE,
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