GDS Holdings Limited (Nasdaq: GDS) is a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centres in China. The Company’s facilities are strategically located in China’s primary economic hubs where demand for high-performance data centre services are concentrated. The Company also builds to suit and operates data centres at lower-tier locations selected by customers in order to fulfill their broader requirements. The Company’s data centres 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 are hosted in many of its facilities. The Company 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 19-year track record of service delivery, successfully fulfilling the requirements of some of the largest and most demanding customers for outsourced data centres 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. Find out more about GDS Services here.
Beijing is the political capital and the most important economic hubs in China. As one of the biggest international metropolises in the world, Beijing houses headquarters of major domestic enterprises as well as bureaus of MNCs. GDS’ self-built data centres are strategically located in Beijing Economic-Technological Development Area and close to the HQs and key operation centres of many large enterprises, providing convenient access for the customers.
Shanghai is the economic hub of East China and one of the international financial centres of the world. As it plays a pillar role in connecting economic hubs of North China and South China, Shanghai houses both domestic and international enterprises. Most of the GDS Shanghai data centres are located in Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Data Center Cluster, in China (Shanghai) Pilot Free-Trade Zone, which is close to Lujiazui Finance & Trade Zone in Pudong as well as Shanghai Stock Exchange. With Shanghai being the central hub and Kunshan as a back-up, GDS has a unique dual-location data centre layout to offer reliable and secure services to customers in East China.
Kunshan is located in the south of Jiangsu and the north of Shanghai. Based on its unique geographical location, Kunshan forms the link between Shanghai and Jiangsu Province. GDS Kunshan No.1 Data Centre plays a backup role in GDS' data centre clusters in the Great Shanghai Area.
Guangzhou is the third largest city of China and the economic and cultural hub of South China. It is home to all major important internet companies, financial institutions, large enterprises and multinational corporations that have set up their bureaus here. GDS’ data centres here share the strategic location benefits of South China's economic hubs with data centres in Shenzhen and HK.
Shenzhen is one of the world’s fastest growing innovation hubs. Located in the centre of Pearl River Delta and next to HK, Shenzhen is the financial, manufactural and trade centre of South China. GDS’ data centres in Shenzhen are very close to Futian's central business centre and Hong Kong, and efficient in meeting customers’ demands of large-scale and high-performance data centres.
Chengdu is the economic and cultural hub of Southwest China. With many technological and financial enterprises, Chengdu drives the economic development of the southwest area. GDS owns data centres located in Chengdu High-tech Industry West Park which cover the largest commercial hub in Southwest China and perform as critical back-up data centres for other data centres located in Beijing, Shanghai & Kunshan and the Pearl River Delta areas.