GDS Announces Launch of AWS Direct Connect in its Shanghai and Shenzhen Data Centres


Shanghai, China, 2 April 2019 GDS Holdings Limited (“GDS Holdings”, “GDS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: GDS), a leading developer and operator of high-performance data centres in China, today announced the launch of Amazon Web Services (“AWS”) Direct Connect in GDS’s Shanghai and Shenzhen data centres. Through AWS Direct Connect, customers can directly access AWS over a private, enterprise-grade network connection, which helps customers reduce data transfer costs, improve network security, and achieve consistent network performance. This deployment represents the first and only native points of connectivity to AWS Direct Connect available in Shanghai and Shenzhen, two of the most important markets in China.

“We are excited to have AWS Direct Connect access points present in our data centres,” Mr. William Huang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GDS Holdings, stated. “Our cloud access brings networking into the cloud era and works well with cloud solutions building on AWS. The deployment of their access points within our facilities marks another milestone for us and gives our customers multi-choice access to world-leading cloud solutions, enabling them to scale their connectivity.”

For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

GDS Holdings Limited
Laura Chen
Phone: +86 (21) 2033-0295
Email: ir@gds-services.com

The Piacente Group, Inc.
Ross Warner
Phone: +86 (10) 5730-6200
Email: GDS@tpg-ir.com

Brandi Piacente
Phone: +1 (212) 481-2050
Email: GDS@tpg-ir.com

Read the news release from GDS here.