Welcome!

Virtualization Authors: Vormetric Blog, Elizabeth White, Peter Silva, Lori MacVittie, Trevor Parsons

News Feed Item

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.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121221/CN33748 )

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

SOURCE Global Data Solutions

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, discussed how to take advantage of a multitude of compute options and platform features to make cloud the cornerstone of your online presence.
SYS-CON Media announced that Splunk, a provider of the leading software platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, has launched an ad campaign on Big Data Journal. Splunk software and cloud services enable organizations to search, monitor, analyze and visualize machine-generated big data coming from websites, applications, servers, networks, sensors and mobile devices. The ads focus on delivering ROI - how improved uptime delivered $6M in annual ROI, improving customer operations by mining large volumes of unstructured data, and how data tracking delivers uptime when it matters most.
In this Women in Technology Power Panel at 15th Cloud Expo, moderated by Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing at Verizon Enterprise, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO at MetraTech; Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy and Compliance Strategy Leader at Cisco Systems; Seema Jethani, Director of Product Management at Basho Technologies; Victoria Livschitz, CEO of Qubell Inc.; Anne Hungate, Senior Director of Software Quality at DIRECTV, discussed what path they took to find their spot within the technology industry and how do they see opportunities for other women in their area of expertise.
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development cycles that produce software that is obsolete at launch. DevOps may be disruptive, but it is essential.
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Esmeralda Swartz, CMO of MetraTech, discussed how for this to be effective you not only need to have infrastructure and operational models capable of utilizing this new phenomenon, but increasingly service providers will need to convince a skeptical public to participate. Get ready to show them the money!
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
The Internet of Things will put IT to its ultimate test by creating infinite new opportunities to digitize products and services, generate and analyze new data to improve customer satisfaction, and discover new ways to gain a competitive advantage across nearly every industry. In order to help corporate business units to capitalize on the rapidly evolving IoT opportunities, IT must stand up to a new set of challenges. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director of THINKstrategies, will examine why IT must finally fulfill its role in support of its SBUs or face a new round of...
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The BPM world is going through some evolution or changes where traditional business process management solutions really have nowhere to go in terms of development of the road map. In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, Kyle Hansen, Director of Professional Services at AgilePoint, shows AgilePoint’s unique approach to dealing with this market circumstance by developing a rapid application composition or development framework.

ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is bringing a greater level of control, security and flexibility to cloud-based application development and delivery with a single-tenant version of Bluemix, IBM's platform-as-a-service. The new platform enables developers to build ap...

Building low-cost wearable devices can enhance the quality of our lives. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Sai Yamanoor, Embedded Software Engineer at Altschool, provided an example of putting together a small keychain within a $50 budget that educates the user about the air quality in their surroundings. He also provided examples such as building a wearable device that provides transit or recreational information. He then reviewed the resources available to build wearable devices at home including open source hardware, the raw materials required and the options available to power s...
“The age of the Internet of Things is upon us,” stated Thomas Svensson, senior vice-president and general manager EMEA, ThingWorx, “and working with forward-thinking companies, such as Elisa, enables us to deploy our leading technology so that customers can profit from complete, end-to-end solutions.” ThingWorx, a PTC® (Nasdaq: PTC) business and Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, announced on Monday that Elisa, Finnish provider of mobile and fixed broadband subscriptions, will deploy ThingWorx® platform technology to enable a new Elisa IoT service in Finland and Estonia.
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are increasing at an unprecedented rate. The threat landscape of today is drastically different than just a few years ago. Attacks are much more organized and sophisticated. They are harder to detect and even harder to anticipate. In the foreseeable future it's going to get a whole lot harder. Everything you know today will change. Keeping up with this changing landscape is already a daunting task. Your organization needs to use the latest tools, methods and expertise to guard against those threats. But will that be enough? In the foreseeable future attacks w...
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, shared some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, deploy, and manage applications integrating voice, video and data. He is the co-founder of TeleStax, a...
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data a...