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Press Release -- March 6th, 2012
Source: QTS
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QTS Expands its Data Center Services for the Nation’s Largest Online Freight Broker

Freightquote.com is one of many existing customers taking advantage of QTS' flexibility and scalability

KANSAS CITY, KS (March 6, 2012)

Key Highlights:

  • Privately held logistics management leader upgrades and renews data center services at QTS' Overland Park Data Center.
  • Freightquote.com's growth and expanded logistics management platform caused the company to seek increased IT hosting infrastructure.
  • Flexibility, scalability and reliability cited as reasons for expanded multi-year agreement with QTS.

Freight Quote LogoQTS (Quality Technology Services), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and managed services, today announced that it has been selected by Freightquote.com, the nation's largest online freight broker, to handle the company's growing data center service requirements.  Freightquote.com is currently a customer in QTS' Overland Park Data Center and the new agreement both extends and expands the relationship.  Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

With more than 1,000 employees nationwide, Freightquote.com processes over 4,000 shipments per day and has an annual revenue exceeding $500 million.  Freightquote.com's patented technology makes shipping easier for thousands of customers.

"Due to Freightquote.com's continued growth, we require data center services that can scale with us," said Shawn McCarrick, chief operating officer – Freightquote.com.   "Our technology is central to the success of our business and we've been very satisfied with the performance, redundancy and customer service from QTS over the years.  With its national footprint and the flexibility offered by its large data centers and hybrid service opportunities, QTS offers the flexibility and scalability we require.  Freightquote.com is pleased to enter into an expanded relationship with QTS, knowing that our IT infrastructure is in good hands, so we can continue to focus on the freight customers who are fueling our growth. "

"We're pleased that after reviewing all available options, Freightquote.com has determined that QTS remains the best option for its data center solutions," said Chad Williams, chief executive officer - QTS.   "Freightquote.com and QTS have much in common, and it is our privilege to support a fellow rapidly-growing, Kansas City-born company as it continues to cement its status as a technologically-driven industry leader."

About Freightquote.com

Freightquote.com and its subsidiaries serve customers' needs across North America. The logistics company has more than 1,000 employees nationwide and annualized revenues exceeding $500 million. Founded in 1998, by Tim Barton, Freightquote.com delivers a vast array of freight services for a large and diverse customer base. These services enable customers to instantly quote and compare the shipping rates of hundreds of national and regional freight carriers. Freightquote.com specializes in creating customized freight solutions to meet its customers' needs, including LTL, truckload, intermodal and air freight options. Visit http://www.freightquote.com for more information, or call (800) 323-5441.

About QTS

QTS (Quality Technology Services) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services for enterprise businesses.  The company offers a complete, unique portfolio of core data center services, including Custom Data Center, Colocation and Cloud Services, providing the flexibility, scale and security needed to support the rapidly evolving infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. With 12 locations in seven states, QTS owns, operates and manages 3.1 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 700 customers. For more information about QTS, please visit www.qualitytech.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA, or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.

Contact:
Anna Ruth Williams
communications 21for QTS
404.814.1330
arwilliams@c21pr.com

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