OVERLAND PARK, Kan., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) announced today that it has pre-sold approximately 26,000 square feet of raised floor at its new Dallas-Fort Worth mega data center ahead of the facility's third quarter opening. Early customer wins highlight the benefit of QTS' high-value, customer-driven solutions and rapid development approach. QTS is one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, and a leader in security and compliance.
Initial facility development will support newly signed custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed service (C3) customers, including industry-leading internet and Software as a Service companies which utilize other QTS data centers. Early customer commitments and strong demand have accelerated QTS' development schedule, reinforcing their just-in-time philosophy.
"We're proud to announce the signing of the first customers at our Dallas Fort-Worth facility, particularly those that utilize more than one of our mega data centers and a combination of QTS' 3Cs," said Dan Bennewitz, Chief Operating Officer, Sales and Marketing – QTS. "This site's central location, ample power capacity and rich networking connections, provide a strong foundation for our unique platform. We are excited to bring QTS' operational excellence and premium customer experience to this dynamic and growing market."
Construction began in late fourth quarter 2013 on the infrastructure-rich, multi-building, 40-acre campus. QTS' Dallas-Fort Worth data center will offer the company's full platform of data center products (custom, colocation and cloud and managed services) known as the QTS 3Cs as well as high-density solutions. The former semi-conductor facility features a dual-fed onsite substation and a 700,000 square foot building, which will house up to eight custom data center rooms ranging from 25,000 to 27,000 square feet.
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services. The company offers a complete, unique portfolio of core data center products, including custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3), providing the flexibility, scale and security needed to support the rapidly evolving infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. With 12 data centers in eight states, QTS owns, operates and manages approximately 4.7 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 875 customers. For more information about QTS, please visit http://www.qtsdatacenters.com or call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.
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