QTS Realty Trust, one of the largest providers of colocation and managed cloud hosting services in the United States, has enhanced its Enterprise Cloud service to enable hybrid cloud delivery. Its new suite of connectivity products would enable customers to connect their hybrid environment through QTS’ portfolio including QTS crossConnect, QTS data centerConnect and QTS metroConnect.
The suite of connectivity products, QTS Hybrid Network Connectivity, would provide high-performance networking options that allow customers to integrate seamlessly with a variety of IT architectures, including public cloud hosting environments and private clouds, as well as on-premises deployments.
“Our strategy for the QTS Enterprise Cloud has always been to make it scalable and cost-efficient for our customers, whose information technology needs and environments can change very quickly,” said Jim Reinhart, chief operating officer, development and operations, QTS. “Our suite of connectivity products enable our customers to connect their hybrid cloud environment through our secure and high performing portfolio in order to move workloads and applications efficiently.”
“Connectivity continues to be a key component in our customers’ business strategy,” added Reinhart. “By utilizing QTS Hybrid Network Connectivity, enterprises can easily manage their public and private cloud as a single environment, creating higher performance at a lower cost.”
QTS Hybrid Network Connectivity enables customers to connect their hybrid environment through QTS’ portfolio including:
- QTS crossConnect – offers interconnection between the QTS Enterprise Cloud and other QTS solutions within the same QTS data center, in addition to direct access to QTS’ in-house carriers. A wide range of circuit-based services, cables and speeds are offered to meet specific business needs.
- QTS data centerConnect – integrates QTS Enterprise Cloud with colocated or hosted environments in other QTS facilities. The connectivity solution would enable seamless support of business continuity, data replication and other IT business application needs. QTS data centerConnect offers bandwidth speeds in increments of 10Mbps.
- QTS metroConnect – provides high bandwidth connection to the QTS Enterprise Cloud and on-premises or hosted solutions. QTS metroConnect offers bandwidth in increments of 100Mbps and 1Gps.
With 10 data centers in seven states, QTS Realty Trust owns and operates approximately 3.8 million square feet of secured data center infrastructure. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of data center solutions including colocation, cloud hosting and managed cloud hosting services.