GDS Overview

Strong data center. Lasting relationship.

We understand how critical your information systems are. Business continuity, disaster planning, network redundancy and performance along with security are all essential parts of your infrastructure.

With endeavor from GDS, you will have more free hands to focus on your core business.

Global Data Service Joint Stock Company (GDS) is a joint venture between VNPT Group, the largest telecom carrier in Vietnam and the world telecom giant NTT Communications (Japan).
GDS builds and manages Thang Long Data Center in Hanoi, offering more than 6000 m2 data center space and colocation services to hundreds of customers. The Data Center fully leverages the know-how and global standards from NTT Communications and ample domestic network of VNPT. The Thang Long Data Center facilities are well-equipped with the cutting-edge infrastructure to deliver the availability and resiliency you need for business-critical applications.

Thang Long Data Center is bringing an entirely new concept to bear on the IT industry –– a massively scalable, campus for constructing and housing the largest, greenest and most secure private and public cloud networks imaginable. Therefore, our world-class data center meets or exceeds general and industry-specific certification standards.

GDS at a glance

Company name

Global Data Service Joint Stock Company (GDS)
6th of March, 2008

Major Shareholder

Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT Group)
NTT Communications (Japan)
Post and Telecommunication Finance Company Limited (PTF)
Post – Telecommunication  Joint -Stock Insurance Corporation (PTI)
Operation started
12th of April, 2009

Main Services

Mail & Web Hosting Service
Co-location service
Internet Service Provider
Value added Service (VAS)

About VNPT Group

VNPT is the biggest post-telecoms and IT service provider in Vietnam with a more-than-60-year traditional history of building and development. VNPT provides a number of comprehensive products and services in voice, data transmission, Internet and value added services over a unified and modern infrastructure, with wire line and wireless means of transmission such as leased lines, MegaWAN, MetroNet, direct internet, MegaVNN, video conferencing, IP Centex, VSAT-IP, VINASAT satellite services, system integration, etc.


About NTT Communications

NTT Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT Corp.), one of the world’s largest telecommunication services. NTT Corp. was ranked 31st in Fortune’s Global 500 list in 2011. Fortune also ranked the NTT Group 2nd among the world’s largest telecommunications companies. NTTCom’s extensive global infrastructure includes Arcstar secure private networks, which cover over 150 countries and a Tier 1 IP back bone connected with major ISP’s worldwide, as well as secure data centers in Asia, North America and Europe. Since 1997, NTT group has been contributed to the development of ICT in Vietnam, with tight relationship between NTT Corp. and VNPT Group.