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Press Release -- August 11th, 2014
Source: QTS

QTS to Present with Information Security Partner, HyTrust, at VMworld 2014 Conference

Overland Park, Kansas (August 11, 2014) – QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and cloud services, and a leader in security and compliance, will present and exhibit at the VMworld 2014 US conference in San Francisco, August 24 – 28, 2014.

QTS will present sessions related to cloud computing for federal agencies with its partner HyTrust. HyTrust is the exclusive provider of virtual security appliances for QTS’ Enterprise Cloud and Federal Cloud, which are based on the VMware vCloud® Suite and launched earlier this year.

QTS will present two breakout sessions, the first of which is a panel discussion entitled, “The Keys to a Secure and Compliant Federal Cloud” (SEC2680). This will focus on cloud security within federal agencies and FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) compliance. The panel will discuss the key considerations, building blocks and challenges involved when deploying a secure and compliant Federal Cloud offering.

The second presentation, “The On-Ramp to FedRAMP” (SDDC2633), will be a case study outlining the partnership created by QTS and HyTrust, which resulted in a successful Federal Cloud design that adheres to the rigorous FedRAMP compliance standard. The session will walk through the implementation and roll-out of the QTS Federal Cloud and cover key best practices for the Federal workload.

The VMworld 2014 US conference will bring together leaders in business and technology. VMware experts and executives share knowledge, successes and inspiration from the past year. The conference will host in-depth, hands-on training and the latest innovations in the data center industry for storage, networking, security, hybrid cloud services and more. QTS will exhibit at the show in booth number 447.

“VMworld 2014 US is one of the most anticipated conferences in the IT industry and we are looking forward to presenting with HyTrust,” said Jim Reinhart, Chief Operating Officer, Development and Operations of QTS. “Our partnership with HyTrust is key to our commitment to being an industry leader in security and compliance.”

“Companies continually list security as a primary concern preventing cloud adoption,” said Eric Chiu, president and co-founder of HyTrust. “The investment that QTS has made to ensure security and compliance to meet FedRAMP and protect its customers is impressive. We look forward to sharing our joint insights at VMworld 2014.”

About HyTrust (
Headquartered in Mountain View, California, HyTrust® is the Cloud Security Automation (CSA) company. HyTrust delivers the essential real-time control, security, administrative account monitoring, logging and compliance assurance necessary to enable the benefits of cloud adoption and virtualization of critical workloads. The Company is backed by top tier investors VMware, Cisco, Intel Corporation, In-Q-Tel, Fortinet, Granite Ventures, Trident Capital, and Epic Ventures; its partners include VMware, VCE, Symantec, CA, McAfee, Splunk, HP Arcsight, Accuvant, RSA and Intel Corporation.

About QTS
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) 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 12 data centers in eight states, QTS owns, operates and manages over 4.7 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 875 customers. For more information about QTS, please visit or call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.

VMware and VMware vCloud® Suite are registered trademarks or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and other jurisdictions. The use of the word “partner” or “partnership” does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.


Marlena Reed, communications 21 for QTS

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