Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

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A Faster, Private Connection to the Cloud

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute provides a secure, private connection between your IT deployment and Microsoft Azure and Office 365. ExpressRoute connections bypass the public Internet offering more reliability, faster speeds, lower latencies and higher security than typical Internet connections. With predictable, reliable and high-throughput connections offered by ExpressRoute, you can build hybrid cloud applications without compromising security or performance.

Azure ExpressRoute and CoreSite

With Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute, you can establish connections to Microsoft Azure and Office 365 at CoreSite’s ExpressRoute locations in Los Angeles, Boston, Denver and New York. ExpressRoute connections are available via the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange, which provides private, security-enhanced virtual connections and on-demand provisioning. The integration of Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute and the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange provides customers with greater performance and better reliability.

Uses for Azure ExpressRoute

Storage, backup & recovery

ExpressRoute provides a fast and reliable connection to Azure, making it suitable for scenarios like periodic data migration, replication for business continuity, disaster recovery, and other high-availability strategies.

Extend Your IT Deployment

ExpressRoute lets you securely add compute and storage capacity to your existing infrastructure. With high throughput and low latency you enjoy the scale and economics of the public cloud.

Build Hybrid Applications

With predictable, reliable and high-throughput connections offered by ExpressRoute, you can build applications that span your current infrastructure and Azure without compromising security or performance.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is ExpressRoute?
ExpressRoute is a Microsoft Azure service that lets you create private connections between Microsoft data centers and infrastructure that’s on your premises or in a colocation facility. ExpressRoute connections do not go over the public Internet, and offer higher security, reliability and speeds with lower latencies than typical connections over the Internet.

What Microsoft cloud services are supported over ExpressRoute?
ExpressRoute supports most Microsoft Azure services today and Office 365.

Where can I access ExpressRoute?
ExpressRoute is available to CoreSite customers in Los Angeles, Boston, Denver and New York via the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange. Companies can also work with ExpressRoute solutions providers to establish network connectivity to ExpressRoute at LA1 (One Wilshire) and NY1 from their data center, office or colocation environment.

How can I access ExpressRoute?
Option 1: Start by deploying equipment in one of our ExpressRoute-enabled data center markets. From there, order your cross connect to the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange.

Option 2: Procure data transport services from an ExpressRoute Solution Provider and connect your in-house data center or corporate network to the CoreSite Open Cloud Exchange.

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