Partnership Complements QTS’ Existing Portfolio of Network Services to Provide Direct Connectivity to the World’s Largest Cloud and Hyperscale Providers
Responding to increasing customer demand for diverse cloud connectivity options, QTS Realty Trust, a leading provider of software-defined and mega scale data center solutions, announced that customers in QTS’ Atlanta, GA; Ashburn, VA; Piscataway, NJ, Miami, FL, Suwanee, GA and Sacramento, CA data centers will be able to access Software Defined Interconnection services from Megaport, a leader in Networking as a Service (NaaS).
Access to Megaport’s platform is already available in QTS’ Chicago, IL; Dallas–Irving, TX; Richmond, VA and Santa Clara, CA data centers. Customers will now have access to Megaport across 10 different QTS data centers.
Megaport’s deployment is part of QTS’ multi-phased approach to expand its carrier-neutral cloud ecosystem and simplify customer network strategies by providing connectivity for cloud and hybrid IT environments.
Megaport complements QTS’ existing portfolio of network services to include direct, on demand connectivity to the world’s largest cloud and hyperscale providers such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud, IBM Cloud, Alibaba Cloud, Salesforce.com, SAP and Nutanix.
“Megaport’s NaaS platform aligns well with QTS’ innovative software-defined data centers and hybrid IT solutions. Their commitment to strategic carrier-neutral cloud interconnection has created environments where enterprises can go to solve the challenges of adopting and scaling cloud services,” said Eric Troyer, Chief Marketing Officer, Megaport. “The Megaport ecosystem enables QTS customers with the greatest choice of service providers and global cloud onramps. Direct connections to cloud onramps improves performance, scalability, and can reduce costs for QTS customers and partners. With Megaport Cloud Router, QTS customers can directly connect between public cloud providers through point and click provisioning – making multicloud networking a reality.”
“QTS is highly focused on providing our customers with the widest range of connectivity, interconnection and peering options,” said Sean Baillie, Chief of Staff, QTS. “Speed, agility and efficiency are central to every hybrid IT strategy and Megaport provides our customers with a highly elastic option for connecting with who they want, when they want, more efficiently and effectively.”