100% Underground and Diverse Route Along I-95 Delivers Unmatched Agility, Security and Scalability
Dulles, VA – December 2, 2014 – SummitIG, a custom network solutions and bandwidth infrastructure provider, announced that it will offer dark fiber connectivity solutions to QTS Realty Trust’s (NYSE: QTS) largest data center campus, located in Richmond, VA. SummitIG will terminate directly into QTS’ Richmond data center and provide connectivity along its new, unique dark fiber route on the I-95 right of way which extends to key locations throughout Northern Virginia.
“Our Richmond campus caters to business customers and government agencies that have stringent requirements and need the flexibility to easily expand their data center space and network capacity,” said Mike Salviski, vice president product development, QTS. “We are pleased to be working with SummitIG as it offers our customers the ability to maintain control and achieve increased levels of security and performance. The new fiber infrastructure has the ability to run high security platforms, distance sensitive and low latency applications and is a perfect Disaster Recovery solution for the Washington D.C. metro.”
QTS is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services. It owns, operates and manages approximately 4.7 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 850 customers nationwide. SummitIG develops unique dark fiber network routes in Virginia using underground rights of way that have not previously been developed. It owns, operates and maintains its network, which enables secure, flexible and scalable customized connectivity solutions for its customers.
“We are pleased to connect our dark fiber infrastructure into QTS’ impressive 1.3 million square foot Richmond campus,” said Sunny Kumar, chief commercial officer, SummitIG. “Our direct route extending north is an excellent fit for many QTS customers who require new fiber infrastructure that is 100% underground and diverse from the legacy infrastructure or are supporting distance sensitive business applications and want to directly interconnect to Ashburn, Reston or Vienna, bypassing Washington D.C. We are looking forward to delivering unique solutions that provide maximum control, security, scalability and flexibility to our customers.”
SummitIG’s dark fiber infrastructure is available immediately to QTS customers. For more information, please contact SummitIG at (703) 376-3702.
Dulles, Virginia-based SummitIG, LLC, provides custom network solutions and bandwidth infrastructure services using its dense and unique fiber-optic network located throughout key markets in Virginia. The company specializes in dark fiber connectivity for data center, carrier, and enterprise customers, giving them strategic alternatives, unique routes, and greater flexibility to control their own networks. For more information about SummitIG, please visit www.summitig.com.
QTS Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: QTS) is a leading national provider of data center solutions and fully managed services and a leader in security and compliance. 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 hybrid infrastructure demands of web and IT applications. With 12 data centers in eight states, QTS owns, operates and manages approximately 4.7 million square feet of secure, state-of-the-art data center infrastructure and supports more than 850 customers. QTS’ Critical Facility Management (CFM) can provide increased efficiency and greater performance for third-party data center owners and operators. For more information about QTS, please visit www.qtsdatacenters.com, call toll-free 877.QTS.DATA or follow us on Twitter @DataCenters_QTS.