QTS Realty Trust‘s QTS Innovation Lab (QIL) helps organizations view, manage and optimize their data center environments with ease. The QIL is a dedicated organization within QTS supporting SDP and a major shift in how data center services are developed and delivered to customers. It features a team of data scientists, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data visualization experts dedicated to ideate, conceptualizes and bring forth innovative, first-to-market solutions that dramatically improve the way customers interact with QTS’ data center infrastructure.
The first new innovation resulting from the QIL is 3D Mapper. It is a visualization app that renders an exact replication of a customer’s IT environment in real-time. 3D visualizations are embedded with critical information including power utilization, temperature and humidity data, physical security, and asset details by rack location.
Brent Bentsen, Chief Technology Officer at QTS said,
“For years, the data center industry has been challenged by a lack of innovation and a need to find new ways to solve pervasive and complex challenges. The QTS Innovation Lab is a natural extension of our Service Delivery Platform and an innovative development environment leveraging actionable data to rapidly accelerate delivery of innovative new applications and services. Our expanding experience with AI, machine learning and predictive analytics has led to the realization of how much more is possible.”