The latest news on one of the industry's fastest growing data center companies.
QTS, a leading provider of software-defined and mega-scale data center solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Relus Cloud, the leading cloud migration provider. Under the partnership, Relus, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner, will provide cloud migration support as part of QTS’ Managed AWS solution for customers building a hybrid colocation strategy.
QTS, the leading provider of software-defined and hyperscale data center solutions in the state of Georgia, today offered its congratulations to Governor Nathan Deal and the Georgia General Assembly for its passage of House Bill 696 - legislation that was stewarded by QTS, in conjunction with the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), beginning four years ago.
QTS today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with GDT, an international provider of managed IT solutions, representing a key step in QTS’ strategic growth plan announced in February 2018. Under the agreement, QTS will transition certain cloud and managed services customer contracts and support to GDT. QTS expects to complete its transfer of approximately 200 specific customers to GDT by the end of 2018.
Clint Heiden has joined the Company as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), effective today. In this role, Mr. Heiden will lead QTS' Hybrid Colocation Sales and Marketing organization. Mr. Heiden will report directly to QTS' Chief Executive Officer, Chad Williams.
The QTS Partner Program recognizes partners for their ability to sell solutions that align with QTS' business strategy and expertise in both hybrid colocation and hyperscale data center solutions.
QTS announced that it has signed lease extensions with two hyperscale anchor tenants in its Atlanta-Metro data center. The two leases represent 19 megawatts (MW) of aggregate capacity and were signed at pricing levels above pre-renewal rates.
QTS today announced that it has signed a 24 megawatt data center lease with a global cloud-based software company. As part of the lease agreement, the customer will lease the full 24 megawatt powered shell up front. The customer will also lease approximately five megawatts of turn-key data center capacity within the shell upon lease commencement. The customer is expected to sign future commitments, scaling to the full 24 megawatts of turn-key power capacity over approximately two years. The initial lease is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2019.
"Today we are launching a restructuring plan to position QTS for accelerated future growth by re-focusing our organization around the two primary drivers of demand in our business, Hyperscale and Hybrid Colocation," said Chad Williams, Chairman and CEO - QTS. "In addition, by simplifying our business and cost structure we anticipate achieving a meaningful increase in our profitability and long-term value for shareholders."
today announced the Company received an all-time high and industry-leading Net Promotor Score (NPS) of 72 for its owned data centers across the U.S. This is the third consecutive year QTS has lead the industry in customer satisfaction.
Deployment solidifies QTS Sacramento as one of the most interconnected data centers in Northern California and as a primary west coast connectivity gateway for key fiber routes to Denver, Salt Lake City and points east. QTS Sacramento features 13 on-net network Service Providers offering a growing customer base a full suite of enterprise class carrier services.
The QTS Federal Advisory Board is composed of six thought leaders from the federal government, IT and cybersecurity industries, each with deep expertise in the public sector. As the marketplace continues to change dramatically, QTS will leverage the Board's insights to help shape its federal and government hybrid data center roadmap.
In eight weeks, QTS has erected three stories of steel framing and roofing, constructed the hardened foundation and concrete flooring, and is nearing completion of raising the tilt walls enclosing the facility. The company attributes the rapid pace to an innovative modular design along with scalable mechanical and electrical systems accelerating speed-to-market.