The latest news on one of the industry's fastest growing data center companies.
QTS today announced that Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect is now available at its Chicago data center. By offering AWS Direct Connect, QTS can reduce customers’ data-transfer costs, further strengthen network security, and provide consistent network performance and scalable bandwidth. QTS Chicago customers will have a dedicated network connection to the AWS Direct Connect node. As a result, QTS Chicago provides redundant connectivity options, and can address enterprises’ data center, managed hosting and cloud connectivity needs and support services under one roof.
Built on Ubuntu OpenStack, the world’s most popular OpenStack distribution, and using Canonical’s application modeling service Juju as well as Canonical’s Bare Metal as a Service (MaaS), QTS’ private, fully managed OpenStack cloud enables enterprise customers to perform quick and easy provisioning, orchestration, and management of cloud resources.
QTS announced today the acquisition from VMware of sole rights to VMware vCloud® Government Service, a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) compliant cloud solution. The vCloud platform, now QTS Government Cloud, is an industry-leading FedRAMP compliant solution that was previously developed in partnership between QTS and VMware to deliver cloud services to the Federal sector.
Steve C. Bloom has joined the company as Chief People Officer (CPO). Bloom has more than 25 years of hands-on leadership experience in a variety of industries including technology, healthcare, consumer products, and financial services, having spent the majority of his career in world-class organizations like PepsiCo, Citibank and Medco. Most recently, Bloom served as SVP and Chief Human Resource Officer for ProBuild, a $5B distribution and building materials company with more than 11,000 employees.
Andrew Wild, formerly with Lancope, now a part of Cisco has joined the company as Chief Information Security Officer. Wild, who has more than 25 years of information security and risk management experience, has been successful in building corporate information security programs and managing groups of engineers to provide network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against the latest threats.
QTS has achieved 3.1 PCI DSS and AOC compliance for colocation at its Dallas data center. The Dallas-Fort Worth mega data center is QTS’ fourth 3.1 PCI DSS compliant center.
Responding to increasing demand for flexible, open source and cost-predictable cloud solutions, QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) and Canonical the company behind Ubuntu, the leading operating system for container cloud, scale out, and hyperscale computing, announced today a private, fully managed OpenStack cloud solution available from any of QTS’ geographically diverse and highly secure data centers in mid-September.
QTS, an international provider of data center, managed hosting and cloud services, announced today that David McOmber, formerly with IBM, has joined the company as Executive Vice President – Public Sector and Federal Sales.
In response to increasing demand for integrated IT solutions and mission critical data center capacity in downtown Chicago, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data centers, managed hosting and cloud services, recently opened a new mega data center at 2800 S. Ashland Avenue. Today, QTS is announcing that Chicago Deputy Mayor Steve Koch, World Business Chicago and other dignitaries will officially dedicate Chicago’s newest data center today at 11 a.m. CT.
Responding to increasing demand for mission critical data center capacity in downtown Chicago, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), an international provider of data centers, managed hosting and cloud services, today announced that its new, 317,000 square foot mega data center in downtown Chicago will open July 1.
QTS today announced that it has been selected by the Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) to host GHA’s IT infrastructure in a HIPAA-compliant IT environment in QTS’ Atlanta-Metro data center. GHA is a nonprofit trade association made up of 170 member hospitals and health systems in Georgia.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a worldwide information security standard set by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council to help control and minimize fraud risks and reduce the ability to compromise sensitive information. On April 30, 2016, QTS received from its Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) the PCI DSS v3.1 Report on Compliance (ROC) and Attestation of Compliance (AOC) for colocation services covering its three data centers for another year.