QTS Realty Trust has announced that it has partnered with Vormetric to offer data encryption and access control capabilities to QTS customers. 

The addition of Vormetric's encryption services allows QTS to further support its customers' data compliance requirements. QTS will offer its managed hosting clients an encryption solution designed to protect data-at-rest with integrated intelligence and data access policies including privileged user controls. 

"Protecting the security and industry compliance of our customers' data is of utmost importance in everything we do," said Jim Reinhart, chief operating officer, operations and development, QTS.  "Our partnership with Vormetric adds yet another layer of protection to our customers' mission-critical data and applications." 

Many of QTS' clients are in heavily regulated industries, such as banking, finance, health care, government, retail and e-commerce, and QTS is at the forefront of information security and compliance for these industry sectors. 

"QTS' commitment and focus on security and compliance sets them apart from other cloud and data center facility providers." said CJ Radford, vice president of cloud for Vormetric. "With the addition to QTS' best-in-class offerings of Vormetric's powerful data-at-rest encryption and key management and access control capabilities, enterprises now have an ideal compliance and data breach protection solution."