QTS acquires rights to FedRAMP compliant cloud platform

QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS) has acquired from VMware of sole rights to VMware vCloud® Government Service, a Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) compliant cloud solution, the company said.

The vCloud platform, now QTS Government Cloud, is a FedRAMP compliant solution that was previously developed in partnership between QTS and VMware to deliver cloud services to the Federal sector.

Through this agreement, QTS will now wholly own and control the infrastructure supporting the QTS Government Cloud.

Although this is not a material financial transaction, it will provide QTS with expanded flexibility and control in delivering the QTS Government Cloud solution and provide the exclusive rights to sell both directly and through a broader array of sales channels.

QTS´ comprehensive and growing portfolio of highly compliant hybrid technology solutions is engineered to address IT infrastructure complexity and compliance challenges facing Federal IT professionals in the public sector marketplace.

QTS Realty Trust provides secure, compliant data center, hybrid cloud and managed services. It features a fully integrated technology services platform providing flexible, scalable solutions for the federal government, financial services, healthcare and high tech industries.