QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the largest and fastest-growing providers of data centers and cloud services in the U.S., has partnered with data security solutions provider Vormetric to offer data encryption and access control capabilities to QTS managed hosting customers.
As many of QTS’ clients are in heavily regulated industries, such as banking, finance, healthcare, government, retail and e-commerce, QTS wants to be at the forefront of information security and compliance for these industry sectors.
The addition of Vormetric’s encryption services allows QTS to further support its customers’ data compliance requirements. QTS will offer its managed hosting clients an encryption solution designed to protect data-at-rest with integrated intelligence and data access policies including privileged user controls.
“Protecting the security and industry compliance of our customers’ data is of utmost importance in everything we do,” said Jim Reinhart, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Operations and Development, QTS. “Our partnership with Vormetric adds yet another layer of protection to our customers’ mission-critical data and applications.”
Vormetric Data Security
Vormetric’s data security solutions are spanning physical, virtual and cloud environments. The company currently helps over 1400 customers, including 17 of the Fortune 30 to meet compliance requirements and protect what matters – their sensitive data – from both internal and external threats.
The company’s scalable Vormetric Data Security Platform protects any file, any database and any application’s data – anywhere it resides – with a “high performance,” data security platform that incorporates application transparent encryption, privileged user access controls, automation and security intelligence.
“QTS’ commitment and focus on security and compliance sets them apart from other cloud and data center facility providers,” said CJ Radford, vice president of cloud for Vormetric. “With the addition to QTS’ best-in-class offerings of Vormetric’s powerful data-at-rest encryption and key management and access control capabilities, enterprises now have an ideal compliance and data breach protection solution.”