OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, and a leader in security and compliance, has been approved as a redemption partner in the VMware Cloud Credits Purchasing Program. The program enables businesses to take advantage of cloud computing as a comprehensive IT strategy through the purchase of VMware Cloud Credits.
The QTS suite of cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solutions are available through the program to customers who seek increased budget flexibility and control while maximizing the benefits of cloud services. QTS Enterprise Cloud and QTS Federal Cloud, which are based on the VMware vCloud Suite, were launched earlier this year.
"We are pleased to have QTS join the Cloud Credits Purchasing Program," said Geoff Waters, vice president, Global Channel Partners, VMware. "As a VMware vCloud® Service Provider, and by participating in the program, QTS can extend the full benefits of cloud computing to their end users."
VMware Cloud Credits can be redeemed for QTS Cloud, based on VMware technology including: compute, storage, networking, operating system and support for shared infrastructure. VMware Cloud Credits enable customers to experience the security, compliance, and performance advantages of QTS Enterprise and Federal Clouds. The platforms, coupled with large-scale colocation and "white glove" managed service capabilities, create a framework for high-value hybrid clouds, addressing the top concerns for enterprises today.
"VMware is a proven best-of-breed technology provider, and we are excited to provide our customers with the ability to more effectively utilize and manage cloud services across the entire enterprise through the Cloud Credits Program," said Frank Eagle, vice president, business development – QTS. "We look forward to sharing our expertise with more businesses who seek secure, compliant, and custom-tailored hybrid cloud solutions."
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 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 875 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.
Marlena Reed, communications 21 for QTS
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