QTS’ Disaster Recovery and Infrastructure as a Service Solutions Achieve Cisco Powered Certification

Cloud and Data center leader boosts offerings with Cisco Powered designation
Overland Park, Kansas (November 13, 2015) – QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, announced today that it has received Cisco Cloud and Managed Services Certification for both its Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings. QTS’ suite of highly secure, compliant IaaS solutions include the QTS Enterprise Cloud and the FedRAMP compliant QTS Federal Cloud.

QTS is already certified as an Advanced partner by the Cisco® Cloud and Managed Services Program (CMSP), placing it within one of the top tiers of Cisco CMSP partners. QTS completed a rigorous third-party audit in order to offer Cisco Powered DRaaS and IaaS from their data centers, as well as the customers’ data centers. This audit verifies that services are delivered with enterprise-class reliability, security and support. 

“QTS is dedicated to elevating our cloud offerings and providing the most flexible, scalable DRaaS and IaaS solutions,” said Frank Eagle, Vice President, Business Development at QTS. “Being recognized by Cisco further exemplifies our commitment to and investment in providing our customers with highly reliable, secure and compliant cloud and managed services.”

QTS recently announced it will offer hybrid cloud solutions built on Cisco Intercloud Fabric software that enables freedom in workload placement across private and public clouds. Intercloud Fabric helps customers apply the same network, security and compliance policies in the public cloud that are enforced in private cloud environments.

“Cisco Powered partners, such as QTS, set the standard in the cloud and managed services industry,” said Ellen Berlan, director, Cloud Sales at Cisco. “To ensure enterprise-class service, security and 24/7 support, Cisco Powered services undergo a rigorous certification and third-party audit. As a Cisco Powered partner QTS is helping its customers connect with confidence with validated, business-class cloud services.”

QTS DRaaS allows customers' critical IT applications to run uninterrupted with a reliable, easy to use, highly secure and cost-effective solution. QTS’ Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) platform is secure and flexible to meet evolving enterprise IT infrastructure needs.

About QTS
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center solutions and fully managed services, and the owner of Carpathia Hosting, a leading provider of hybrid cloud services and managed hosting. QTS’ integrated technology service platform of custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3) provides flexible, scalable, secure IT solutions for web and IT applications. QTS' Critical Facilities Management (CFM) provides increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. QTS owns, operates or manages 25 data centers and supports more than 1,000 customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.