CoreSite Realty Corporation, a real estate investment trust that invests in high-performance data centers across the nation, has expanded its Washington, D.C. campus with a new colocation data center facility (DC2) that is open and operational, the company announced in a press release on March 1.
The DC2 data center connects via high-count dark fiber to CoreSite’s DC1 data center. It “uniquely supports high-growth requirements for digital transformation and hybrid cloud demands in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C.”
— CoreSite (@CoreSite) February 21, 2019
The facility will benefit the government agencies and local enterprises, and was designed to offer a diverse data center alternative to those in Northern Virginia, according to the company announcement.
According to Juan Font, CoreSite’s SVP of General Management, the addition of DC2 will serve one of the most inter-connected data center campuses in Washington, D.C.
“The addition of this facility to our D.C. campus delivers large scale and efficient data center design that enables local enterprises and government agencies to solve for mission-critical, performance-sensitive hybrid cloud applications, as well as serving as a diverse point of interconnection to Northern Virginia submarkets,” said Font.
CoreSite Realty Corporation (NYSE: COR) delivers high-performance data center and interconnection solutions to customers in eight key North American markets. The company serves a large number of leading enterprises, network operators, and cloud providers of the world that use these services to connect and protect their data, applications and computing workloads.
With more than 450 employees, CoreSite promises to deliver the best data center options to its growing client base.