OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), a leading provider of secure, compliant data center solutions and fully managed services, today announced it has been named one of two data center outsourcing providers for U.S.-based clients of global IT services leader CSC (NYSE: CSC).
Under a wide-ranging go-to-market agreement that leverages the strongest attributes of both companies, QTS will provide custom data center and colocation to CSC customers via its national portfolio of data centers. The teaming is part of a larger strategic plan to optimize CSC's footprint globally and to provide next-generation data center capabilities that can address short- and long-term customer needs.
CSC, a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions with a market capitalization of $9 billion, serves customers in the public sector, as well as commercial industries ranging from aerospace to utilities. In choosing QTS, CSC cited its nationwide footprint and ability to transform customers' IT infrastructure capacity, delivering increased performance and higher return on investments.
"As a leading global provider of IT solutions, CSC understands the nuances of what is required to provide secure, compliant colocation and custom data center solutions for government agencies, and sophisticated private sector enterprises," said Tag Greason, executive vice president of sales – QTS. "We are proud our high standards are aligned with CSC's needs and honored to be one of only two CSC data center partners in the U.S. Our world-class data centers are a great complement to CSC's laser focus on providing next-generation IT solutions to the marketplace."
Founded in 2003, QTS has grown to become a real estate investment trust with 25 owned or operated facilities on three continents. Earlier this year, QTS acquired Carpathia, a hybrid cloud and managed-hosting leader. QTS provides one of the nation's only fully integrated platforms of IT services, including cloud-enabled systems infrastructure, along with custom data center, colocation and managed services.
"QTS is a premier provider of colocation and data center services, as evidenced by their success and continued growth," said James Hanley, CSC vice president and general manager, data center, platform and cloud offerings. "As the IT industry – and CSC's services model - continue to evolve toward next generation solutions, we greatly value QTS' shared vision of success, leveraging a world-class infrastructure and strong commitment to premium customer experiences."
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading provider of secure, compliant data center solutions and fully managed services, and the owner of Carpathia Hosting, a leading provider of hybrid cloud services and managed hosting. QTS' integrated technology service platform of custom data center (C1), colocation (C2) and cloud and managed services (C3) provides flexible, scalable, secure IT solutions for web and IT applications. QTS' Critical Facilities Management (CFM) provides increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. QTS owns, operates or manages 25 data centers and supports more than 1,000 customers in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.
Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) is a global leader of next generation information technology (IT) services and solutions. The Company's mission is to enable superior returns on our clients' technology investments through best-in-class industry solutions, domain expertise and global scale. CSC has approximately 70,000 employees and reported revenue of $11.7 billion for the 12 months ended July 3, 2015. For more information, visit the company's website at www.csc.com.
Marlena Reed, communications 21 for QTS
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