Classified Ventures Selects CoreSite to Support Growth

  Classified Ventures Selects CoreSite to Support Growth

Business Wire

DENVER -- March 20, 2014

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a provider of secure, reliable,
high-performancedata center solutions, today announced that Classified
Ventures, LLC, the owner and operator of national online classified ad site,, has selected CoreSite’s “CH1” data center in Chicago, Ill., to
deploy infrastructure delivering applications to support mission-critical data
analytics and customer-facing web services.

CoreSite’s data center addresses Classified Ventures requirements relating to
scalability, network performance and physical security. The data center
affords Classified Ventures connectivity options to more than 80 customers,
including 50+ network, IT and cloud service providers and 30+ enterprises.

“Our operations rely heavily on mission-critical infrastructure and CoreSite
offers the solutions we need for continued growth,” said Jason O’Sullivan,
vice president of Corporate Technology at Classified Ventures. “Apart from the
physical infrastructure, we were extremely pleased with the customer
experience — a true serve-the-customer approach, which helped us make the
clear choice to partner with CoreSite for our mission-critical data center

Classified Ventures’ technology systems require high-density and
high-performance data center capacity and services. The deployment within
CoreSite’s facility, CH1, gives Classified Ventures the ability to develop and
support current business applications and scale to support future needs.

“Classified Ventures selection of CoreSite enables the enterprise by providing
reliable and secure network-dense, cloud-enabled data center solutions coupled
with a first-class customer experience,” said Matt Muell, VP and general
manager at CoreSite. “By leveraging our established community of network and
cloud providers serving CH1, Classified Ventures is well-positioned for
continued growth and evolution of their products and services.”

Located in downtown Chicago, the CH1 facility spans 183,000 square-feet.
CoreSite has owned and operated the facility since 2007. Under its ownership,
CoreSite has developed more than 80,000 square feet of new, enterprise-class
data center capacity and retains additional space to develop further capacity
to support customer growth requirements. Additionally, at the facility
CoreSite has created a vibrant ecosystem of network and cloud customers
supporting enterprise requirements for performance underpinned by
industry-leading reliability, security and service.

For more information on CoreSite’s CH1 data center, visit

About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (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 andInternet, private networking, mobility, and cloudservice
providers. CoreSite'sscalable 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

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'sOpen Cloud Exchange,
which supports rapid, efficient and scalable Ethernet access to multiple key
public clouds, enabling simple, flexible, multiple-cloud capabilities. For
more information,

About Classified Ventures

Classified Ventures, LLC helps shoppers find the perfect car through its
award-winning website, A strategic joint venture among five media
companies including A. H. Belo Corp. (NYSE: AHC), Gannett Co. Inc. (NYSE:
GCI), The McClatchy Co. (NYSE: MNI), Tribune Co. and The Washington Post Co.
(NYSE: WPO), Classified Ventures seeks to capitalize on revenue growth in
online advertising in the automotive category. For more information, please

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geographic concentration of CoreSite's data centers in certain markets and any
adverse developments in local economic conditions or the demand for data
center space in these markets; fluctuations in interest rates and increased
operating costs; difficulties in identifying properties to acquire and
completing acquisitions; significant industry competition; CoreSite's failure
to obtain necessary outside financing; CoreSite's failure to qualify or
maintain its status as a REIT; financial market fluctuations; changes in real
estate and zoning laws and increases in real property tax rates; and other
factors affecting the real estate 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
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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.


Linhart PR for CoreSite
Ashley Frost, 303-951-2578
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