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March 08, 2015

QTS Selects Alert Logic as Cloud-Based Security Solutions Provider

Partnership strengthens data center provider’s position as data security and compliance leader
Overland Park, Kansas (March 9, 2015) –  QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, has selected Alert Logic, the leader in security and compliance solutions for the cloud, as the exclusive technology provider of QTS’ Managed Security platform. QTS has deployed Alert Logic’s cloud-based security solutions, both internally and to its customers, for vulnerability assessment, network intrusion detection, log management and more. 

The partnership between QTS and Alert Logic represents QTS’ ongoing investment in and commitment to being an industry leader in data security and compliance. QTS seamlessly integrates its security and compliance expertise with Alert Logic’s advanced technology and tools to offer its customers the industry’s most flexible and cost-effective security solutions that comply with PCI, HIPAA, SOX and other regulatory measures. QTS’ managed security services model significantly reduces the need for companies to hire security experts, incur operational expenses or maintenance fees.  The turn-key services come complete with a dedicated team of security and support experts that provide 24x7x365 monitoring, analysis and guidance so that customers can focus on their core competencies.  

“QTS’ world-class infrastructure and fully integrated technology services platform are further strengthened by our partnership with Alert Logic,” said Chad Williams, Chairman and CEO – QTS. “Alert Logic’s market-leading solutions provide a significant complement to our industry-leading security and compliance services and solution.” 

Alert Logic offers Security-as-a-Service in the cloud – a platform of fully managed products and services designed to keep a customer’s data and infrastructure safe and compliant. Whether a company’s IT infrastructure is on-premises, in the cloud or hybrid, the Alert Logic portfolio of solutions and services allow unprecedented visibility into its business environment, providing continuous protection, deep security insight and lower overall security costs.  

“We are thrilled to partner with QTS as the technology backbone of its managed security offerings,” said Gray Hall, Chairman and CEO of Alert Logic. “QTS is highly regarded for its focus on providing data security and compliance for its customers and we look forward to helping them continue to do so.” In addition to partnering with Alert Logic, QTS is planning to launch additional security solutions in second quarter 2015, and will offer expanded customer education on data security and compliance, via webinars and private events throughout 2015. 


About QTS 
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services and a leader in security and compliance. The company offers a complete, unique portfolio of core data center products, including custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3), providing the flexibility, scale and security needed to support the rapidly evolving hybrid infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. With 12 data centers in eight states, QTS owns, operates and manages approximately 4.7 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 850 customers. QTS' Critical Facility Management (CFM) can provide increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. For more information about QTS, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS. 


About Alert Logic 
Alert Logic, the leader in security and compliance solutions for the cloud, provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for customers at a lower cost than traditional security solutions. Fully managed by a team of experts, the Alert Logic Security-as-a-Service solution provides network, system and web application protection immediately, wherever your IT infrastructure resides. Alert Logic partners with the leading cloud platforms and hosting providers to protect over 3,000 organizations worldwide. Built for cloud scale, our patented platform stores petabytes of data, analyses over 400 million events and identifies over 50,000 security incidents each month, which are managed by our 24×7 Security Operations Centre. Alert Logic, founded in 2002, is headquartered in Houston, Texas, with offices in Seattle, Dallas, Cardiff, Belfast and London. For more information, please visit www.alertlogic.com.

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