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GDS Wins DatacenterDynamics 2012 Innovation in Outsourcing Award

BEIJING, Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the only finalist in three categories, Global Data Solutions (GDS) has won the DatacenterDynamics 2012 Innovation in Outsourcing Award at the "DatacenterDynamics 2012 Conference" held in Beijing on December 11, 2012. The assessment and review was conducted by an authoritative panel of judges and 20 experts from around the world. As a leader among world-class data center providers and high-availability IT service providers in China, GDS again proves its leadership in the field of data centers and its perseverance in innovation.

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The DatacenterDynamics organizer said that among all finalists, GDS showed the most comprehensive strength owing to its high-availability outsourcing services based on data centers and highlighted its advantages in the entire industry chain, according to the assessment of the judging panel. With respect to professional services outsourcing, disaster recovery outsourcing, manufacturing outsourcing and test outsourcing services, GDS serves as a role model for the industry in terms of process optimization, the integration of new technologies and platform systems.

"Service innovation is an important source for professional service providers to maintain service levels. The Innovation in Outsourcing Award demonstrates that GDS delivers high-quality data center infrastructure, computing power and storage space with flexible extensibility, advanced operation and maintenance management with industry knowledge as well as in-depth understanding of internal and external compliance requirements of the financial sector. Most importantly, the award also reflects the comprehensive capabilities of GDS in infrastructure, IT management and customer services, which is the best practice of teamwork and industry application of data centers," said Wang Qi, Vice President of GDS.

GDS won the award thanks to its innovative "One-Stop Care Services" in the data center system operation and maintenance project outsourced by rural banks. With regards to IT equipment acquisitions, GDS provided users with necessary IT equipment through finance lease to save costs under the premise of guaranteed IT equipment performance. With regards to user management and cost-effectiveness, GDS's outsourcing model helped users quickly access the latest IT resources and obtain support from professionals so that users could focus more on their core business. Finally, thanks to its extensive hosting and cooperation model, GDS has networks and operation and maintenance systems across the country that provide localization and integration services.

"GDS meets users' requirements for one-stop hosting services by various innovations and effectively helps users complete the whole IT construction process from scratch to perfection in order to enhance their market competitiveness. While implementing the data center system operation and maintenance projects outsourced by rural banks, GDS provides innovative One-Stop Care Services. These services not only meet users' requirements for manpower, resources, service quality and costs, but also offer new added value for traditional data center services. So far, GDS has provided a high level of innovative outsourcing services for nearly 20 village banks," said Liang Yan, Vice President of GDS.

As the only finalist in three categories, namely the Annual Data Center Specific Task Team Award, Innovation in Outsourcing Award and Large Data Center Innovation Award of DatacenterDynamics 2012 (submitted by GDS Services Ltd.), GDS has carried out multi-dimensional innovation and exploration in the field of high-availability data center services and achieved a dominant position in the whole industry chain. GDS has achieved all these thanks to its world-class new-generation data centers, professional high-availability IT services and outstanding ability to integrate industry chains. Due to its active expansion and cultivation of the industry chain in recent years, GDS was shortlisted for three awards this time.

About GDS

Established in 2000, GDS is a high-availability IT service provider with world-class new-generation data centers, professional high-availability IT services and an excellent ability to integrate industry chains. GDS provides integrated solutions, consulting, services and training, including data center design, construction, operation and hosting, IT management and operation outsourcing, cloud computing, business continuity management and disaster recovery services. GDS pays close attention to the needs of its customers by providing safe, reliable, efficient and flexible high-availability data center services. GDS serves the banking, securities, energy, manufacturing, logistics and Internet industries as well as government agencies.

GDS technical support hotline: +86 4006-911-911

For more information, please visit www.gds-services.com; www.gds-infrastructure.com

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