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CoreSite's New Data Center Opens in Secaucus, New Jersey

Providing enterprises with secure and reliable performance for mission-critical data and IT infrastructure

Denver, CO - December 11, 2013 - CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a provider of network-dense, cloud-enabled data center products and services, today announces that its NY2 facility, located in Secaucus, NJ, opened on December 2. NY2 is a 280,000 square-foot data center, which is connected to CoreSite’s NY1 facility located at a network dense point of interconnection in Manhattan to create one of the most powerful, network-dense, low-latency campuses on the East Coast. The New York campus hosts a rich community of enterprises, financial services providers, ISPs, cloud providers, and over 70 domestic and international carriers. For more information on the facility’s technical specifications, visit http://www.coresite.com/secaucus-data-center.php

NY2 is designed to create a scalable option for enterprises looking to expand and reduce cost in the New York metro area while optimizing performance with direct, low-latency access to the digital center of Manhattan. CoreSite designed the facility to address the performance-sensitive and security requirements of enterprises, with an abundant number of high-speed network deployments that complement the existing network, cloud and enterprise density at CoreSite’s NY1 facility.

Key initial fiber networks
The first of many network and fiber providers committed to deploy in CoreSite’s NY2 facility include:

  • Cogent Communications, a multinational, Tier 1 ISP that specializes in providing high speed Internet access and Ethernet transport over its 100% fiber optic IP network.
  • Comcast Business, which is delivering an Ethernet Dedicated Internet line to help organizations of all sizes meet their business objectives and ensure reliable and scalable connectivity between CoreSite customers and their data.
  • Cross River Fiber, a New Jersey-based dark fiber optic and telecommunications solutions provider that designs, constructs, and maintains its own independent and redundant network infrastructure for financial firms.
  • Hudson Fiber Network (HFN), the premier data transport provider offering flexible, high bandwidth, lowest latency solutions for financial, content, carrier and enterprise clients.
  • Lightower, the premier, all-fiber provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance.
  • Seaborn Networks, an independent developer and operator of submarine fiber optic cable systems.
  • Sunesys, a leading provider of premium bandwidth services and private fiber optic networks - offering a comprehensive suite of tailored, high-capacity, facilities-based network services coupled with superior industry expertise, service, and support.
  • tw telecom, a leading national provider of managed network services, including Business Ethernet, throughout the U.S. tw telecom is the top-ranked competitive provider of Business Ethernet in the country according to Vertical Systems Group.
  • United Fiber and Data, whose network presents the next level of true, physical diversity and unrivaled business continuity – strategically designed to bypass to single points of failure between New York City and northern Virginia.
  • Zayo Group, a global provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure services that offers low latency bandwidth via fiber assets on direct and diverse routes beneficial to financial customers.

"Our NY2 facility offers CoreSite customers a scalable, reliable and cost-effective solution for performance-sensitive applications and computing workloads in a low-latency environment with direct connection back to our NY1 facility and other key points of network distribution in Manhattan," said Tom Ray, Chief Executive Officer at CoreSite. "Reflecting the value of NY2's location, 10 networks signed leases at NY2 prior to opening, enabling seamless operations with diverse network paths and potential latency below 0.3 ms, as well as key public cloud providers at our NY1 facility. With an estimated operating cost as low as 60% below that in Manhattan, and with CoreSite's industry-leading customer service, we believe that NY2 brings to market a compelling solution to a wide range of mission-critical, high-performance data center requirements among enterprises, systems integrators and managed service providers, and Internet, cloud, content service providers."


About CoreSite

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE:COR) delivers secure and reliable data center solutions across eight key North American markets. More than 800 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. Our flexible, high-performance products and 350+ dedicated employees consistently deliver unmatched, scalable data center options -- all of which leads to a best-in-class customer experience. For more information, visit www.CoreSite.com.

CoreSite Media Contact

Greer Aviv
Investor Relations Director
+1 303.405.1012 | +1 866.777.CORE
greer.aviv@coresite.com

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