ST Telemedia Seals its First Data Centre Partnership in China with GDS Services
ST Telemedia made its first foray into China’s high growth data centre market by acquiring a 40 per cent stake in GDS Services (GDS), a leading provider of advanced and high-availability data centre services. Under the partnership, both companies will accelerate the expansion and development of GDS'' portfolio of data centres. GDS currently has 17 data centres across China (including Hong Kong) and offers managed IT services, hosting services, and cloud computing infrastructure to major national and international financial institutions, large enterprises, government agencies, and top-tier internet companies.
Commenting on the partnership, ST Telemedia’s Executive Director Mr Sio Tat Hiang said, "The combination of ST Telemedia’s deep experience and expertise in the global data centre sector and GDS’ impressive operating track record will create a compelling proposition for the Company and its customers."