QTS Selects Cohesity to Power Managed Backup Services for Virtual, Physical and Cloud-Based Workloads

New partnership delivers cost-effective managed backup and enhances QTS’ Hosted Private Cloud and Data Protection solutions
Overland Park, Kan. (October 3, 2018) – Responding to increasing demand for highly secure hybrid IT and cloud solutions, QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of hybrid colocation and mega-scale data center solutions, today announced the availability of QTS’ Managed Backup, powered by Cohesity, the leader of hyperconverged data protection and secondary storage.

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.

A cloud-native, Cohesity Powered, next generation backup platform, QTS’ enhanced Managed Backup Service is a web-scale hyperconverged solution designed to simplify data protection by eliminating legacy backup and recovery silos. Managed Backup provides QTS’ Hosted Private Cloud customers application and crash consistent backups, image and file level restores on a single, hyperconverged web-scale solution. In addition, QTS will partner with leading public cloud vendors such as AWS to offer cloud-based, Cohesity Powered, archive and backup services using QTS’ software defined data center platform.

“QTS is a forward thinking data center provider with increasing expertise in hyperconverged services delivery,” Todd Palmer, Vice President, Worldwide Channels, Cohesity. “Cohesity is pleased to support QTS’ Hosted Private Cloud with efficient, cost-effective data protection for infrastructure that spans from the customer’s premises, to colocation facilities, to QTS’ own data centers, or leading hyperscale public clouds—in any or all combinations.”

“Data protection is increasingly critical for enterprises migrating to hybrid IT solutions,” said Chris Ortbals, Executive Vice President, Product Management & Marketing. “We continue to advance our Hosted Private Cloud based on customers’ requests for critical technology from industry leaders like Cohesity whose strategy and innovations have redefined secondary storage.”

QTS Data Protection and Managed Backup Services – Key Benefits:

• Leverage a flexible software-defined solution designed to address your current and future business requirements backed by QTS’ team of highly trained engineers available 24x7x365 to monitor, generate and track incidents to full resolution
• Reduce downtime with instant mass restore capability for any number of VMs
to any point in time
• Certified for government clients requiring higher degrees of security
(FIPS 140-2). Data is encrypted in-flight and at-rest (256-bit AES standard).

About QTS
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of data center solutions across a diverse footprint spanning more than 6 million square feet of owned mega scale data center space throughout North America. Through its software-defined data center platform, QTS is able to deliver secure, compliant infrastructure solutions, robust connectivity and premium customer service to leading hyperscale technology companies, enterprises, and government entities. Visit QTS at www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.