Overland Park, Kan. (June 28, 2017) – Responding to increasing demand for highly flexible hyperscale data center capacity delivered rapidly and at the right economics, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of data center, cloud and managed hosting services, today announced the deployment of a two megawatt HyperBlock in Irving, TX within 60 days of signing with one of the world’s largest cloud service providers.
QTS HyperBlock, announced separately today, is a solution specifically engineered to meet hyperscale requirements for speed, flexibility, visibility, economics and operator excellence. Because of QTS’ broad footprint and mega data center capacity, QTS can commit to having a HyperBlock deployed within 120 days of contracting.
Today’s announcement is QTS’ most recent example of fast, turnkey megawatt deployments. Over the prior 18 months, QTS has successfully delivered over eight megawatts for four different customers in one, two and three megawatt blocks, each deployed in less than 100 days.
QTS’ Irving hyperscale customer is executing on its plan to incrementally increase its capacity. The company initially selected QTS in 2016 to deliver on its hyperscale growth strategy and is now expanding by an additional two megawatt HyperBlock with the option to scale by an additional two megawatts over time.
“This most recent customer deployment is a testament to our ability to deliver a differentiated solution at the speed hyperscale companies demand with the quality they deserve,” said Dan Bennewitz, Chief Operating Officer – Sales, Product and Marketing, QTS. “QTS HyperBlock is uniquely positioned to rapidly deliver the QTS difference to some of the largest and fastest growing companies in the world.”
QTS HyperBlock is the industry’s only turnkey solution that delivers both the capacity and speed hyperscale companies require with the operational expertise, partnership and discipline of a customer-focused data center provider. The engineered solution includes physical and electrical configuration, cooling, redundant and configurable mechanical, diverse connectivity and logistics. QTS is uniquely positioned to deliver beyond space and power with industry-leading logical and physical security, compliance, contract flexibility, and visibility through its Service Delivery Platform.
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center, hybrid cloud and managed services. QTS features the nation’s only fully integrated technology services platform providing flexible, scalable solutions for the federal government, financial services, healthcare and high tech industries. QTS owns, operates or manages more than 5 million square feet of data center space and supports more than 1,100 customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. In addition, QTS' Critical Facilities Management (CFM) provides increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. For more information, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.