December 15, 2010 08:55 ET

QTS Appoints Scott Shinberg to Head Federal Systems Group

Newly Created Executive Vice President Position to Build, Develop and Lead the QTS Government Business

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - December 15, 2010) - Key Highlights:

  • QTS appoints Scott Shinberg to the position of Executive Vice President, Federal Systems Group.
  • Shinberg brings more than 20 years' experience in both government service and the private sector serving government clients to QTS.
  • Newly created position is responsible for building, developing and leading all QTS government-facing sales teams.

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 appointed federal intelligence and cyber-security expert Scott Shinberg to lead its Federal Systems Group. Based in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Shinberg will be responsible for building, developing, and leading the company's federal-facing sales and account management teams.

"We're pleased that Scott has joined the QTS team," said Tesh Durvasula, Chief Marketing and Business Officer for QTS. "His extensive experience in working with and for government agencies and contractors will help QTS create a solid and very relevant government services team and practice that is certain to be a leading force in government outsourced data center adoption."

Shinberg brings more than 20 years' experience to the role, including time in business development and program management for Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and General Dynamics, serving customers which include the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United States Air Force (USAF). He has also served as a USAF Intelligence Operations Officer and as a special agent with the FBI.

"The data center space has experienced explosive growth over the past few years. With announced expansions in all its major data centers, especially the massive QTS Richmond Data Center, the company is very well-positioned to support a significant amount of the government services market opportunity," said Shinberg. "I'm eager to bring my knowledge and experiences of the past twenty years to help build and develop a government-focused business at QTS that helps fuel growth and drive efficiencies so strongly desired by our government agencies and contractors."

Shinberg holds a Master's of Science degree in Engineering from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor's of Science degree, also in Engineering, from the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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 or call toll-free 866.210.8238.

Contact Information

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