The latest news on one of the industry's fastest growing data center companies.
Responding to increasing demand for hybrid IT solutions, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of software defined and mega-scale data center solutions, and a Silver level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork(OPN), today announced availability of private connectivity to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure from 12 QTS data centers in nine major markets.
QTS announced an agreement with TruBridge, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of CPSI (NASDAQ: CPSI), to provide hybrid colocation services supporting the expansion of the HIPAA compliant TruBridge Cloud Services utilized by healthcare organizations across the CPSI family of companies. A QTS customer since 2009, TruBridge, a provider of business, IT and consulting services for hospitals, physician clinics, and skilled nursing organizations, utilizes QTS’ Atlanta Metro and Richmond mega data centers to run its production IT and disaster recovery environments.
MAREA and BRUSA are two of the highest capacity, lowest latency subsea cable systems ever built and Telxius has established a key point of presence in QTS’ Richmond mega data center.
In honor of QTS’ fifth anniversary as a public company, Chad Williams and a small group of QTSers will ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange on October 9th. QTS will be featured at the Exchange over the course of the day and particularly at the stock market’s closing at 4:00pm ET. This anniversary is another milestone in QTS' success story.
QTS will shift to a “channel neutral” compensation plan through which its sales executives will receive 100 percent commission on deals that involve partners, as well as full quota retirement. QTS will also fully respect established partner relationships and technology expertise, and work to ensure all renewal negotiations will include both QTS and the original partner. These efforts are among several planned steps that recognize the critical contribution of the channel to the rapid growth and continuing success of QTS and the overall data center industry.
Through the partnership with Cohesity, QTS Managed Backup provides enhanced protection for customers’ virtual infrastructure within QTS’ Hosted Private Cloud, a private infrastructure-as-a-service solution (IaaS) designed for applications and workloads best suited for a dedicated environment with predictable monthly costs and no upfront capital investment.
The agreement with Hurricane Electric represents the latest step forward in QTS’ multi-phased approach to expand its carrier-neutral network ecosystem and simplify customer network strategies by providing diverse connectivity for hybrid IT environments.
QTS announced the appointment of Mazen Rawashdeh to its Board of Directors as a new independent director, effective immediately. The Company also announced a number of corporate governance modifications, including the Board’s decision for QTS to opt out of the Maryland Unsolicited Takeover Act (“MUTA”).
Via Azure ExpressRoute, QTS provides customers with private access that ensures the reliability and performance of critical enterprise applications running within Microsoft Azure.
ALPA determined that relocating its IT infrastructure to a leading colocation provider was necessary to accommodate rapid growth and enhance its core business focus as the association operates a global corporate platform for its membership.
FAIR Health requires flexible and scalable IT infrastructure to support a variety of data products, analytical tools and processing systems utilized by insurers and self-insurers, third-party claims administrators, employers, providers, hospitals and healthcare systems, government agencies, researchers and others.
The new facility is the first three-story data center in Ashburn and features approximately 180,000 square feet of data center space, 12 column free data halls, and up to 32 megawatts of critical power capacity optimized for enterprise, hyperscale, and build-to-suit solutions. In addition, the new data center will feature a 60,000 square foot state-of-the-art office complex to serve as the new campus for QTS’ Hyperscale, Federal and Northern Virginia-based teams.