Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority selects QTS for disaster recovery solution

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has announced an agreement to deploy a new disaster recovery (DR) solution for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (the Airports Authority). the company said.

The Airports Authority operates Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport, as well as the Dulles Airport Access Highway and the Dulles Toll Road and is constructing the Silver Line Metrorail project in northern Virginia.

QTS Richmond allows the Airports Authority to meet physical controls for compliance for sensitive applications such as PCI compliance for credit card payments, as well as compliance with the Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) that leverages big data as part of background checks on employees.

The new DR solution is built upon QTS´ hybrid colocation architecture that provides flexible software-defined control, real-time analytics and visibility, and access to public and private cloud ecosytems, when necessary.

QTS Richmond is a 1.3 million square foot mega data center optimized for hyperscale and hybrid colocation. The facility sits on a 210 acre campus and features direct connectivity to Ashburn, Va. and the world´s largest cloud providers, as well as access to more than 500 carriers globally.

QTS Realty Trust, Inc. is a provider of hybrid colocation and mega-scale data center solutions. The company is a provider of data center solutions across a diverse footprint spanning more than 6 million square feet of owned mega scale data center space throughout North America.