Hyperscale data center provider QTS Realty Trust, has just announced the full deployment of Telia Carrier’s connectivity services suite at its Piscataway, New Jersey (NJ) and Irving, Texas (TX) mega data centers.

Telia Carrier is an owner and operator of a global Internet backbone with customers in about 125 countries, connecting more than 700 cloud, security and content providers, using its private Cloud Connect service to provide direct connectivity to Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud and Oracle cloud across North America, Europe, and Asia.

“Digital transformation drives new enterprise requirements for differentiated global IP and transport networks that exceed customer expectations. Telia Carrier and QTS are aligned in our commitment to provide scale and resiliency – now in seven key markets – serving accelerating customer demand for communications infrastructure and services,” said Ivo Pascucci, Vice President, Sales, Telia Carrier.

As announced, QTS’ New Jersey Network Access Point (NJ NAP) which is located within the company’s data center in Piscataway, NJ will now be expanded with the addition of Telia Carrier’s full network suite in the delivery of fiber networks, transport networks, cloud access networks, internet exchanges, and direct access to 10 transatlantic subsea cables including the new AEC-2.

For QTS’ data center in Irving, Texas, the addition of Telia Carrier is expected to support increasing demand from QTS and Telia Carrier customers seeking diverse long-haul routes across the Southwest and into Mexico as well as IP, Cloud, Ethernet, DWDM and DDoS services.

“We are pleased to continue the expansion of the world’s number one ranked Internet backbone network across our highly connected data center footprint. Customers will benefit from Telia Carrier’s new 34 terabit systems that can bypass legacy carrier hotels and connect directly in QTS’ mega data centers giving customers scalable access to diverse connectivity solutions,” said Sean Baillie, Executive Vice President, Connectivity Strategy, QTS.

These deployments further expands Telia Carrier’s presence across QTS’ data center footprint, joining its network footprints in QTS’ Chicago, Miami, Hillsboro and Atlanta data centers.