SOURCE: QTS

February 08, 2011 09:00 ET

QTS Adds Experienced Business Leader John Barter to Board of Directors

Barter Chairs QTS Audit Committee

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - February 8, 2011) -

Key Highlights:

  • QTS adds new board member John Barter to Board of Directors.
  • Barter brings significant financial management experience to the appointment, and will chair the company's Audit Committee.
  • The appointment marks the first independent Board member as QTS grows and develops its business.

QTS (Quality Technology Services), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing, privately-held providers of data center facilities and managed services, today announced that it has added John Barter to the QTS Board of Directors. Mr. Barter will chair the QTS Audit Committee and brings more than 25 years of experience in financial management to the appointment. QTS currently maintains five directors on its board.

"I'm pleased to add someone of John's character, caliber and with his deep experience to our Board of Directors," said Chad Williams, CEO of QTS. "He will add to the excellent corporate leadership our directors provide as we continue to grow our organization."

Barter has been the CFO and Executive Vice President at the former Allied Signal, Inc., now called Honeywell International (NYSE: HON), as well as serving as the President of AlliedSignal Automotive. He also serves on the boards of directors for several companies, including Dice Holdings, Inc (NYSE: DHX); Genpact Ltd. (NYSE: G); SRA International, Inc. (NYSE: SRX); TASC, Inc.; Charleston Education Network; and Charleston Promise Neighborhood. Barter holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Spring Hill College and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Tulane University.

"QTS is a young and exciting company that is doing great things in the Internet infrastructure sector," said Barter. "I'm thrilled to lend my business knowledge and expertise to QTS as it continues to grow its business."

For more information about QTS, its directors, or its product and service suite, contact 1-877-QTS-DATA or visit www.qualitytech.com.

About QTS
QTS (Quality Technology Services) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services for enterprise businesses. The company offers a complete, unique portfolio of core data center services, including Custom Data Center, Colocation and Cloud Services, providing the flexibility, scale, and security needed to support the rapidly evolving infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. With 12 locations in seven states, QTS owns, operates and manages more than 3.1 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 600 customers. For more information about QTS, please visit www.qualitytech.com or call toll-free 877-QTS-DATA.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Anna Ruth Williams
    communications 21 for QTS
    404.814.1330
    Email Contact