Milestones

GDS Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: GDS; HKEX: 9698) is a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China. The Company’s facilities are strategically located in China’s primary economic hubs where demand for high-performance data center services is concentrated. GDS also build-to-suits and operates data centers at lower-tier locations selected by its customers in order to fulfill their broader requirements. The Company’s data centers have large net floor area, high power capacity, density and efficiency, and multiple redundancy across all critical systems. GDS is carrier and cloud-neutral, which enables customers to access all the major PRC telecommunications networks, as well as the largest PRC and global public clouds which GDS hosts in many of its facilities. GDS offers colocation and managed services, including direct private connection to leading public clouds, an innovative service platform for managing hybrid clouds and, where required, the resale of public cloud services. The Company has a 20-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. The Company’s customer base consists predominantly of hyperscale cloud service providers, large internet companies, financial institutions, telecommunications carriers and IT service providers, and large domestic private sector and multinational corporations.

  • 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 self-developed data centers in Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Shanghai

    • Nov 2 nd 2016

      Listed on Nasdaq

    • 2017

      6 new self-developed data centers in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Beijing

    • 2018

      9 new self-developed data centers in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Hebei

    • 2019

      10 new data centers in Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Langfang

    • Nov 2 nd 2020

      Listed on HKEX

    • 2020

      15 new self-developed data centers in Shanghai, Beijing, Kunshan, Langfang and Zhangbei