Milestones

GDS Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: GDS; HKEX: 9698) is a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centers in China and South East Asia. The Company’s facilities are strategically located in primary economic hubs where demand for high-performance data center services is concentrated. The Company also builds, operates and transfers data centers at other 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 redundancies across all critical systems. GDS is carrier and cloud-neutral, which enables its customers to access the major telecommunications networks, as well as the largest PRC and global public clouds, which are hosted in many of its facilities. The Company offers co-location and a suite of value-added services, including managed hybrid cloud services through direct private connection to leading public clouds, managed network services, and, where required, the resale of public cloud services. The Company has a 23-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, 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

    • 2017-2019

      Data centers were constantly built in Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Chengdu, Hebei and Shenzhen

    • Nov 2 nd 2020

      Listed on HKEX

    • 2020

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

    • 2021

      26 new data centers in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, Yangtze River Delta, Inner Mongolia, Southwest Region, and the Greater Bay Area

    • 2022

      4 new data centers in Shanghai, Chongqing, Changshu, and Langfang

    • 2023

      6 new data centers in Beijing, Langfang, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Johor (Malaysia)

    • 2024

      Forging ahead