QTS Realty Trust, Inc. is a provider of data centers within North America and Europe and is based in Overland Park, Kansas.
In 2003, Chad Williams founded the company with the purchase of a data center in Kansas.
In October 2005, the company acquired Deltacom's e^deltacom business unit and its data center in Suwanee, Georgia for $26 million.
In October 2006, the company acquired a 960,000 square foot data center in Atlanta as well as Globix Hosting LLC for a total of $161 million. The company also acquired NTT USA LLC, which owned a 130,000 square foot facility in the New York City area.
In December 2007, the company acquired the customers of First National Technology Solutions. The company also acquired 120,000 square feet of data center and office technology space in Silicon Valley.
In April 2008, the company expanded into Florida.
In 2010, the company acquired the former Qimonda semiconductor site in Richmond, Virginia and converted the property into a 1.3 million square foot mega data center. The MAREA and BRUSA subsea cable systems operated by Telxius terminate in this facility, forming the QTS Richmond Network Access Point.
In 2011, the company acquired a data center in Lenexa, Kansas.
In January 2013, the company acquired Herakles LLC and its 92,000 square-foot data center in San Francisco.