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Ultimate Software renews contract with QTS data centers

QTS inks renewal deal for Miami facility

SUWANEE, Ga. (MARCH 04, 2010) Quality Technology Services (QTS), one of the nation’s largest privately held providers of data center facilities and managed services, announced today that Ultimate Software, the leading provider of unified HR, payroll, and talent management solutions, has renewed its contract with QTS’ Miami data center facility.

The most widely used end-to-end human capital management SaaS solution in North America, Ultimate Software’s UltiPro provides comprehensive HR, benefits, payroll, and talent management functionality to companies of all sizes, including Nikon Inc., Sony Music Entertainment, International Dairy Queen, Elizabeth Arden, JVC Americas Corporation, and Major League Baseball.

“We chose QTS’ Miami data center because it offered the best and newest facility for state-of-the-art protection, redundancy, and security,” said Bill Hicks, CIO for Ultimate Software. “Over the past year, our relationship with QTS has strengthened and evolved. Selecting QTS as our data center has proven to be the right choice for us.”

“We are pleased to be building a long-term relationship with Ultimate and delivering the high level of security that Ultimate was seeking,” Rich Nisivoccia, general manager for QTS’ Northeast division.

QTS’ Miami data center is South Florida’s newest category-5 hurricane data center solution. This customer-ready raised floor space is designed to meet clients’ needs up to 200 watts per square foot. QTS offers solutions that can implemented rapidly—whether the customer needs a single cabinet or several thousand square feet of raised floor space. QTS data centers are designed and constructed to provide mission-critical electrical, mechanical, and high-capacity network systems. QTS’ trained staff includes facility and electrical maintenance engineers, data center operations experts, network architects, and security officers committed to providing on-site 24x7x365 support and operations for our facilities. This crucial design philosophy is built into our product to minimize service disruption and ensure the highest level of customer service available. It is this level of experience and proven track record that sets QTS apart from the rest of the industry.

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About QTS

QTS (Quality Technology Services) founded by Chad L. Williams, Chairman and CEO and Mark Waddington, President, in September 2005, is a leading national provider of data center facilities, managed and professional IT and hosting services to businesses in America. QTS manages and operates more than 2 million square feet of secure state-of-the-art data center infrastructure, providing mission critical IT operations for optimum performance and cost-efficiency. Managed IT and Cloud Services are delivered via a national high-performance backbone and content delivery network, and an ITIL-certified world-class services organization. For more information about QTS, please visit www.qualitytech.com or call toll free 866.210.8238.

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