QTS announced the opening of a new 495,000 gross square foot mega data center on its Atlanta Metro campus. QTS Atlanta-Metro Data Center 2 (DC2) has been constructed and commissioned in less than 10 months. The new facility that utilizes QTS’ innovative standardized Freedom Building design and specifications features 72 megawatts of power capacity designed for large-scale enterprise colocation and hyperscale deployments.
QTS’ third mega data center in Atlanta area
Previously, the company has signed anchor tenant leases with two existing strategic hyperscale customers totaling more than 16 megawatts at the new Atlanta-Metro DC2 site.
Chad Williams, Chief Executive Officer, QTS, said,
“We are opening our new mega data center on our Atlanta Metro campus to expand our growth opportunity with hyperscale, large enterprise and government organizations in the Southeast. Atlanta Metro DC2 represents QTS’ third mega data center in the greater Atlanta area, further solidifying our presence as Atlanta’s market leader.”
In terms of sustainability, the building uses a zero water technology, providing an industry-leading PUE. It is designed to LEED standards and includes electronic vehicle (EV) parking on-site. The campus features abundant networking including over 2,000 cross-connects supported by diverse connectivity for cloud and hybrid colocation, direct fiber access.