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February 19, 2016

QTS Achieves Industry Leading Net Promoter Score

2015 results confirm data center leader’s commitment to customer satisfaction

Overland Park, Kan. (February 19, 2016) – QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, achieved an industry leading Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 63.5 for 2015, an increase of more than 15 percent over its impressive 2014 results of 55.1. The higher score reflects QTS’ continued focus on providing premium customer service and exceeding customer expectations during a time of fast growth.

Customers rated QTS highly in a range of service areas, including its physical facilities, processes, the responsiveness and service of onsite staff and the 24-hour Operations Service Center. As one of the fastest growing companies in the data services sector, QTS differentiates itself by providing the same high-touch, premium service to every customer at each of its facilities.

The survey, conducted by Satmetrix, an internationally recognized administrator of Net Promoter Score analysis, is independently administered and measures overall customer satisfaction. With a ranking system of zero to 10, ranging from detractors to promoters, QTS primarily received scores of nine and 10 and scored above the national industry average of 45.

“When trusting a provider with your data, it’s imperative that they are reliable, seasoned and accessible. QTS offers a professional approach and provides highly-skilled and informed team members committed to solving customer issues, even before they occur,” said James Reinhart, Chief Operating Officer, Operations - QTS. “I’m proud to say this approach and the personal connections we have with our customers netted out in our improved score.”

Leveraging its strong and diverse team of industry experts, QTS’ embodies its Powered by People motto. With more than 700 employees, QTS has the depth and strength to offer premium customer service and provide cutting edge data center, cloud and managed services solutions to its more than 1,000 customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.

“Our customers rely on us for data solutions that allow them to concentrate on growing their business,” said Dan Bennewitz, Chief Operating Officer, Sales and Marketing – QTS. “Our Net Promoter Score is a rewarding acknowledgement of our commitment to meeting and exceeding customer needs.”

The acquisition of Carpathia streamlined QTS’ successful 3C integrated technology platform of custom data centers, colocation, cloud and managed services while expanding its hybrid IT solutions. QTS is continuing to expand to keep up with customer demand and the ever-changing technology landscape by opening a mega data in Chicago this summer.

About QTS    
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center solutions, hybrid cloud and fully managed services. 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 24 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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