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October 26, 2015

QTS to Present on The New Age of Data Center Providers at DCD Conference in Chicago

Industry leader’s presentation a precursor to 2016 Chicago opening
Overland Park, Kansas (October 26, 2015) – QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, will exhibit at Data Center Dynamics (DCD) as-a-Service conference October 27-28. The two-day conference takes place in Chicago, where construction is underway on QTS’ mega data center located in high-demand IT corridor south of downtown.

DCD as-a-Service conference brings together senior business, operations and technology professionals from the world’s major colocation, cloud, telecoms and other data center and managed service providers to discuss the future of this rapidly growing data center sector. QTS will exhibit at booth 12 and provide updates on QTS Chicago, which is expected to open mid 2016, and its 3C integrated services platform of custom data centers, colocation and cloud-enabled systems infrastructure. 

Tag Greason, QTS Executive Vice President of Sales, will deliver a presentation on Tuesday, Oct. 27 about the evolution of data centers and solutions. Greason will examine the new age of data center providers that partner with enterprises to meet their challenges by offering flexibility and scalability. 

“We look forward to participating in another informative industry event presented by DCD and sharing the QTS approach to providing comprehensive data center solutions,” said Greason. “We’re invested in building strong relationships in Chicago, and DCD as-a-Service is a great opportunity to continue doing so.”

The QTS Chicago data center is located on a 30-acre campus at 2800 S. Ashland Ave. The 317,000 square foot building is being redeveloped with raised floor capacity of approximately 133,000 square feet and 24MW of power. Similar to QTS’ other mega sites, the facility has the ability to increase to approximately 400,000 gross square feet with raised floor capacity of approximately 215,000 square feet and 37MW of power. The site already has robust connectivity, including direct access to long haul fiber networks.

About QTS
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center solutions and fully managed services, and the owner of Carpathia Hosting, a leading provider of hybrid cloud services and managed hosting. QTS’ integrated technology service platform of custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3) provides flexible, scalable, secure IT solutions for web and IT applications. QTS' Critical Facilities Management (CFM) provides increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. QTS owns, operates or manages 25 data centers and supports more than 1,000 customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.

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