TeliaSonera International Carrier Chooses CoreSite's Los Angeles Data Center Product for Its Gaming Service

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CoreSite’s Los Angeles data centers feature a diverse customer base of 200+ companies, including an established gaming, media, and entertainment ecosystem. The expansion of TeliaSonera provides connectivity solutions optimized for the real-time, uninterrupted delivery of gaming content to this data center ecosystem.

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CoreSite's Los Angeles Data Center at 900 N. Alameda

“CoreSite has a proven record of delivering. They will help us continue to exceed customers’ expectations of world class service ” Mattias Fridström, Head of Technology at TeliaSonera International Carrier

CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR), a national provider of powerful, network-rich data centers, today announced that TeliaSonera International Carrier, the global tier 1 IP carrier, has chosen CoreSite for its latest PoP (Point of Presence) in Los Angeles. The decision was based on CoreSite’s flexibility, scalability, and local customer base of more than 200 companies including an established gaming, media, and entertainment ecosystem. CoreSite manages 600,000 square feet in Los Angeles, including 437,000 square feet of operating data center space and Southern California’s most network-dense data center. In addition to its operating data center space, CoreSite owns approximately 145,000 square feet of space targeted for additional data center development, including 25,000 SF planned for completion in the third quarter of 2011.

TeliaSonera’s gaming service is part of a portfolio of managed IP services and provides connectivity solutions optimized for the real-time, uninterrupted delivery of gaming content. Analysts forecast the gaming industry to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.2% over the next 5 years, creating a need for on-demand data center scalability.

In selecting CoreSite, TeliaSonera International Carrier is expanding its West Coast gaming managed colocation business to its second CoreSite data center in Southern California, accompanying its east coast deployment with CoreSite in Washington, DC.

“TeliaSonera has been experiencing incredible growth, serving some of the world’s largest gaming companies. CoreSite’s Los Angeles data center offered the network-density, scalability, and reliability needed to support this growth,” commented Mattias Fridström, Head of Technology at TeliaSonera International Carrier. “CoreSite has a proven record of delivering. They will help us continue to exceed customers’ expectations of world class service.”

“CoreSite is excited to add TeliaSonera International Carrier to our well-established media, gaming, and entertainment ecosystem in Los Angeles,” said David Dunn, CoreSite’s senior vice president of strategy and marketing. “TeliaSonera’s gaming service offers our gaming customers high performance on-net global connectivity intra-US and directly between Asia-US, US-Europe and Asia-Europe coupled with a compelling, new managed colocation option as their industry continues to evolve.”

About CoreSite
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) delivers powerful, network-rich data centers that optimize, secure and interconnect the mission-critical IT assets of the world’s top organizations. 600+ customers, including Global 1000 enterprises, cloud providers, financial firms, and Government agencies, choose CoreSite for reliability, service and expertise in delivering customized, flexible data center solutions. CoreSite offers private data centers and suites, cage-to-cabinet colocation, and interconnection services, such as Any2, CoreSite’s Internet exchange. The company’s portfolio comprises more than two million square feet, including space held for redevelopment and development, and provides access to over 200 network service providers via 11 data centers in seven key U.S. economic centers. Obtain more information at http://www.CoreSite.com.

CoreSite Investor Relations Contact
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CoreSite Media Contact
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About TeliaSonera International Carrier
As one of the leading carriers globally – and number 1 in Europe - TeliaSonera International Carrier provides fiber-based telecommunications services and infrastructure that deliver supreme customer value with high quality in every dimension.

In addition to serving Operators and Services Providers, we play a vital role in delivering content and applications to millions of passionate and demanding users worldwide through our solutions for the media, gaming and other online entertainment industries.

Our wholly owned fiber network is one of the most extensive in the industry – with close to 200 points of presence covering Asia, Europe, and the US – all solidly backed up by award-winning customer care.

Experience us at http://www.teliasoneraic.com.

TeliaSonera International Carrier Media Contact
Neil Johnson
+46 850451249
Neil.Johnson(at)teliasonera(dot)com

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