June 21, 2010 13:00 ET

QTS Launches New Channel Partner Program; Announces Two New Partnerships

Partnerships With Silent Partner and AVANT Communications Help Broaden QTS' Reach

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - June 21, 2010) -   Key Highlights:

  • QTS launches new channel partner sales program to broaden the company's reach.
  • Partnership with QTS offers companies the capability to add one of the largest domestic data center footprints to their portfolios.
  • Two new partners have joined QTS as the program has been launched: Silent Partner and AVANT Communications.

QTS (Quality Technology Services), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and managed services, today announced that it has launched a new channel partner sales program to help expand its reach to a wider national audience. Supported by a dedicated management team, customized training, and marketing support, the new program offers competitive compensation to partners in its program. Partnering with QTS allows channel partners to add one of the largest data center footprints to their portfolios while retaining a single sales contact and bill for customers.

"QTS has an excellent suite of hosting options to offer clients that span the industry, from wholesale hosting to colocation to fully managed service options," said Dan Kurtz, Executive Vice President of QTS. "Our goal is to build long-lasting relationships with strong partners that will help expand our current customer base and help bring the products and services we've worked hard to develop to a larger variety of Fortune 500 and mid-sized clients."

Two new partners have recently joined QTS in its new channel program: Silent Partner and AVANT Communications. Silent Partner focuses on sourcing infrastructure on behalf of its clients to deliver applications over the Internet, offering IP transit, transport, colocation and data center services, cloud computing, and content delivery networks (CDNs) to its client base. AVANT Communications, conversely, manages the telecommunications procurement process through the IT and VAR channels. Partnering with QTS offers AVANT Communications customers secure, redundant hosting options for their telecommunications equipment to be housed in.

"At Silent Partner, we provide data center and network strategy to create productivity and increase profits by operating as an extension to network engineering teams," said Mike Nguyen, CEO at Silent Partner. "Partnering with QTS allows us to achieve two major business objectives by providing us greater geographical diversity and widening our array of available service offerings. QTS helps Silent Partner to more effectively meet our clients' needs with its unique blend of services that include custom data center space, managed services and cloud computing."

For more information about partnerships with QTS, contact Frank Eagle, Vice President, Channel Partner Program at

About QTS
QTS (Quality Technology Services) is a leading national provider of data center facilities and professionally managed IT, cloud computing and hosting services to enterprise businesses. With 12 locations in eight states, QTS owns, operates and manages more than 3.5 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and provides mission-critical IT operations for performance and cost-efficiency. Global enterprises, financial companies, and services providers rely upon QTS' ITIL certified services organization and expertise to manage their mission-critical IT infrastructures. QTS uniquely combines customized data center solutions, colocation and fully managed hosting solutions to over 700 customers in the United States. For more information about QTS, please visit or call toll free 866.210.8238.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Karyn Price
    Bailiwick Company for QTS
    +1 609 397 4880 ext. 204
    Twitter: @QualityTech