OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chad Williams, Chief Executive Officer of QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest providers of data center facilities and managed services, rang the Opening Bell for the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, in commemoration of the company's initial public offering. The company's Class A common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "QTS".
"Today marked an important day in the history of QTS as we began trading on the New York Stock Exchange," said Williams. "I am humbled to be in a position to take our small, family-owned company, started by my father, James Williams, in 1962, to the next level. We're very proud of the strong company QTS has become over the years and we look forward to building on that legacy as a public company."
QTS owns, operates and manages approximately 3.8 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and provides dependable mission-critical IT operations for more than 850 customers. The company's platform of custom data centers, colocation, and cloud and managed services is known as the QTS 3Cs.
Members of QTS' leadership team, board of directors, management and guests joined Mr. Williams at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the company's first day of trading.
The Opening Bell rang at 9:30 a.m. EST and can be viewed on the NYSE's website at https://nyse.nyx.com/the-bell.
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, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.
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