Co-location and data center provider QTS (Quality Technology Services) has partnered with IT solutions firm GDT (General Datatech) in order to expand their hybrid capabilities. As per the terms of the alliance, QTS will lend managed cloud and customer support to GDT, whereas GDT will expand its co-location and data center facilities to support QTS’ customers.
QTS say that organizations are looking for hybrid solutions to consolidate enterprise level IT architecture. They also believe that this demand holds great potential to scale their business, growth and profitability.
By partnering with GDT, QTS say that they will not only be strengthening their hybrid portfolio but will also meet the demands of organizations. They also say that QTS will make this possible by facilitating seamless integration through their SDP (Service Delivery Platform).
Delighted with the alliance, Chad Williams, Chairman and CEO at QTS, commented:
We are pleased to partner with GDT, a leading managed IT provider and current QTS CloudRamp customer, to extend our hybrid solution capabilities while maintaining the consistent world-class service and support our customers have come to expect.
QTS say that this alliance is also in-line with their organization’s missions and goals for the year. Explaining the same, Williams added:
This agreement also represents the next step in our strategic plan to accelerate growth and profitability.
Consistent with our goal of narrowing the scope of cloud and managed services that we directly deliver, this partnership improves our ability to continue to deliver a differentiated hybrid solution, while unlocking enhanced profitability and future growth opportunities for QTS.
GDT are equally pleased with this partnership deal. Speaking about the same, J.W. Roberts, CEO at GDT said:
We are pleased to expand our partner ecosystem with QTS, one of the leading innovators in the data center space.
This new partnership will greatly enhance our customer-first focus and our ability to consistently deliver innovative solutions to the IT industry. We look forward to managing a smooth customer transition and delivering additional value.