The latest news on one of the industry's fastest growing data center companies.
QTS today announced it has deployed its CloudRamp solution with the IBM Cloud Direct Link service. The hybrid data center solution features prebuilt, preconfigured colocation integrated with IBM Cloud Direct Link. The solution features flexible terms and can be purchased directly through IBM. QTS CloudRamp leverages QTS’ Service Delivery Platform (SDP) to enable customers to view and manage their hybrid colocation environments in real-time. This software-defined service delivery approach increases visibility while reducing deployment time and puts control into the hands of the customer.
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.
QTS announced today the completion of its annual American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Service Organization Control 1 Type II (SOC 1® Type II) and Service Organization Control 2 Type II (SOC 2® Type II) audit reports. The 2017 reports were issued by a Big Four public accounting and auditing firm based on an examination of QTS’ internal controls and procedures. In addition, QTS also attained ISO 27001:2013 certification for thirteen of its data centers. By adding another certification, QTS now has one of the most comprehensive frameworks in the industry and it further enhances the company’s ability to assist customers in meeting their own compliance requirements.
QTS, a leading provider of data center, cloud and managed hosting services, today announced it has added five prestigious members to its Federal Advisory Board. As the marketplace continues to change dramatically, QTS will leverage the Board’s insights to help shape its Federal and Government hybrid IT roadmap.