QTS Expands Channel Program with Telegration
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing providers of data center facilities and managed services, announced that Telegration, Inc. has joined its strategic channel partner program.
Telegration, a master sales agency and leading provider of business telecommunication services based in Clawson, Mich., is partnering with QTS to promote its complete data center product platform (QTS "3Cs"), 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.
Telegration is a member of the Agent Alliance, a corporation owned by 17 member agencies across the country that lead the telecom industry through best practices, policy, profitability and productivity. Agent Alliance members specialize in telecommunications products and services, including voice services, convergence applications, conference calling, data services, Internet connectivity, web-hosting, cloud services, broadband applications and VoIP. Telegration has more than $550 million in billings under management.
QTS focuses its partner program on companies that provide complementary products and services. The company provides ongoing training and collateral materials to ensure each partner's success. In the past year, QTS has invested in improved selling tools and updating the online partner portal to further strengthen channel sales.
"Telegration is well known as a market leader in the telecommunications space and they are expanding their offerings to include data center services," said Frank Eagle, vice president, business and development—QTS. "Through our partnership, Telegration will have a broader and deeper offering of data center services including cloud services. The synergy between QTS and Telegration makes this a strong market opportunity for both companies."
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. 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 10 data centers in seven states, QTS owns, operates and manages approximately 3.8 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 850 customers. For more information about QTS, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com or call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.
Telegration, Inc. reduces costs and improves efficiencies for over 30,000 businesses including Fortune 500 corporations, cities, government agencies, and other organizations while providing maximum flexibility, service guarantees and exceptional customer service. As a leading Master Agent, Telegration offers a complete range of Voice & Internet, long distance, Mobility, Cable, Data, Cloud, Hosted PBX and Managed IT Services from the industry's leading providers including: AT&T, CenturyLink, Charter Business, Comcast Business Class, Evolve IP, inContact, L, Masergy, Megapath, Star2Star, Shoretel Sky, TDS Metrocom, Time Warner, US Signal, Windstream, XO Communications and others. Telegration also provides its own private-branded long distance services for voice, video and data applications using the Verizon network. Founded in 1990, Telegration is headquartered in Clawson, Michigan.
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