Milestones

GDS is a leading developer and operator of high performance data centers in China. Our facilities are strategically located in China's primary economic hubs where demand for high performance data center services is concentrated. Our data centers have large net floor area, high power capacity, density and efficiency, and multiple redundancy across all critical systems. We are carrier and cloud neutral, which enables our customers to connect to all major PRC telecommunications carriers, and to access a number of the largest PRC cloud service providers, whom we host in our facilities. We offer colocation and managed services, including a unique and innovative managed cloud value proposition. We have a 16-year track record of service delivery, successfully fulfilling the requirements of some of the largest and most demanding customers for outsourced data center services in China. Our base of approximately 400 customers consists predominantly of large Internet companies, financial institutions, telecommunications and IT service providers, and large domestic private sector and multinational corporations. As of April, 2017, 2016, we had an aggregate net floor area over 60,000 sqm in service and an aggregate net floor area over 25,000 sqm under construction.

  • dc 1.0 initital stage

    2001-2008

    services led

    • Focusing on business continuity and disaster recovery solutions
    • Deep penetration of FSI vertical
    • Relying on qualified third party data centers
  • dc 2.0 booming development

    2009-2015

    resource driven

    • Large scale data centers in key locations
    • Expanding customer base to high volume/high power users
    • Upselling cloud and IT managed services
    • 2011

      3 new data centers in Kunshan, Chengdu and Shanghai

    • 2012

      High performance cloud data centers in operation

    • 2014

      Shenzhen No.1 Data Center in operation

    • 2015

      2 new data centers in Beijing and Shanghai

  • dc 3.0 innovation for the future

    2016 - now

    future-oriented

    • Accelerating plans to develop high performance data centers in key markets across China
    • State-of-the-art facilities
    • Leading edge IT services
    • High potential customers
    • 2016

      4 new data centers in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai

    • Nov 2 nd 2016

      Listed on Nasdaq

    • 2017 onward

      6 new self-developed data centers under construction