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QTS

March 17, 2011 10:05 ET

QTS Expanding Jersey City Data Center, Upgrading Power, Space and Connectivity

Data Center and Cloud Provider Makes Significant Investment to Serve the Greater New York / New Jersey Market

JERSEY CITY, NJ--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) -

Key Highlights:

  • QTS upgrades power capacity, raised floor space and connectivity in Jersey City Data Center.
  • Improvements will result in more than 5.0 MW of power and over 50,000 square feet of raised floor available to customers.
  • Commitment shows confidence in financial services, pharmaceutical and media verticals concentrated in the area.

QTS (Quality Technology Services), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing providers of data centers and managed services, today announced an expansion plan to upgrade the power, raised-floor space and the connectivity to QTS's Jersey City Data Center. With the first phase available in late Q2 2011, the new upgrade will result in over 5.0 MW of power and over 50,000 square feet of raised floor available to customers in the facility. This expansion creates a significant increase in both raised floor space and power density in the data center, where QTS offers all three of its core products; custom data center, colocation and cloud services.

Overlooking the Hudson River and six miles from Manhattan, the QTS Jersey City Data Center is already dual fed by two power grids. To support an expansion project of this magnitude, QTS is investing in additional generators, power distribution, UPS, and cooling capacity. The facility is also undergoing upgrade and expansion of fiber assets connecting the data center to 111 8th Avenue and other key carrier hotels in the region.

"QTS is well-positioned to provide the data center and cloud computing solutions desired by the financial services, healthcare, media and entertainment sectors located in the NYC area," said Tesh Durvasula, chief marketing and business officer -- QTS. "This significant investment indicates the commitment we have to continuing our growth in the region and catering to our customers' business needs through greater flexibility and scalability. By enhancing our facility's space, power and connectivity, QTS will be able to meet the needs of current and future customers, regardless of size, industry or projected growth."

To learn more about QTS' Virtualized Infrastructure [QVI], QTS data center facilities, or other available managed services, visit www.qualitytech.com, call 877.QTS.DATA, or follow QTS on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.

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, call 877.QTS.DATA or follow QTS on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS

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