QTS Employee Security


Security and compliance are essential for today's data-centric enterprises and federal agencies. Our customers expect high levels of physical security and resilience to ensure their information technology workloads are secure from physical threats and can operate at the highest levels of availability.

Our onsite experts focus on physical and logical security to deliver an uncompromising level of security 24x7x365 from the property perimeter to the data center floor. 

Innovating Data Center Physical Security

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multi-layered security safeguards

Customers expect strong physical security controls to protect their information technology and data center infrastructure that ensures continuous availability of power and environmental control.

Our 1,400 customers colocate in the world's most comprehensive set of security features and controls which include the following.

Setbacks & Fencing

Our facilities include setbacks and outer perimeter security fencing

Active Guard Controls

Our facilities include armed security guards on site 24x7x365

Visitor Screenings & ID Checks

Every visitor is required to check in with security to gain entry to our facilities

Active Video Monitoring

Our video monitoring system includes fixed and pan-tilt-zoom or motion sensor cameras covering entry points and property

Proximity Card Readers

Card access identification throughout our facilities

Biometric Access Controls

Biometric fingerprints and iris scans are required before entering any data halls

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physical security

QTS facilities are built and operated to meet or exceed FISMA High physical security and environmental control environments. 

These controls are implemented to ensure that only authorized personnel have access to customer information technology and data center infrastructure. 

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cyber security 

QTS has built a risk based cyber security program

This program focuses on continuous identification and assessment of risks to QTS assets, including the critical information technology systems that are needed to deliver data center colocation services. 

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Comprehensive Compliance

QTS understands that all organizations must manage third-party risk

As new regulations and requirements are introduced, compliance becomes complicated and time consuming. Our customers have turned to us for help due to our extensive compliance program, reducing inefficiencies and redundancies in the process.