21st century business herald reporter Guo Meiting reports from Guangzhou.
On the evening of March 10th, Shanghai Dataport Co., Ltd., a data center service provider, disclosed its 2022 annual report.
The report shows that the operating income of Data Port in this period is 1.455 billion yuan, up 16.88% year-on-year, mainly due to the increase in operating income generated by delivered projects; The net profit attributable to shareholders of listed companies was 115 million yuan, down 5.45% year-on-year, which was due to the large-scale data center put into operation in the early stage, resulting in a large short-term increase in fixed assets and their depreciation; The net profit attributable to shareholders of listed companies after deducting non-recurring gains and losses was 94,580,500 yuan, down 13.69% year-on-year, mainly due to the depreciation of fixed assets and the increase in operating costs after the project delivery; The basic earnings per share is 0.35 yuan. The company plans to distribute a cash dividend of 0.44 yuan for every 10 shares, and transfer 4 shares to all shareholders for every 10 shares with capital reserve.
From the perspective of overall business, the report shows that the data port has been built and operated in the hub nodes of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei, Yangtze River Delta and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, from Wulanchabu and Zhangbei in the north to Shenzhen and Heyuan in Guangdong in the south. By December 31, 2022, the operating IT megawatt reached 371MW, which was converted into about 74,200 standard cabinets of 5 KW, which can support large enterprises. With the increasing business demand of end customers, the data center cabinets that the company has put into operation are gradually powered on.
In 2022, Data Port further increased R&D investment, with R&D expense of 67.8553 million yuan, an increase of 27.67% compared with the previous year, which was mainly used to set up a number of key technical improvement projects, such as active data center cooling system, data center high cooling efficiency system, data center integrated centralized management and control system, distributed information security operation and maintenance management platform based on big data, and computer room intelligent operation and maintenance control platform.
According to the financial report, the data port is currently facing risks such as high customer concentration and intensified market competition. In the next three to five years, the company will speed up the layout, build a wholesale data center with its own resources, continue to improve service quality and profitability based on the current layout of East China, North China and South China, and explore open market mergers and acquisitions to achieve outreach development; At the same time, consolidate the main business of data center hosting and actively expand services such as hybrid cloud and private cloud suitable for different needs of customers; Continue to cooperate with head cloud computing operators, with government and enterprises, operators, head Internet enterprises, financial enterprises, etc.
In addition, DataPort said that it will build a green and low-carbon data center. On the one hand, it will enhance the fineness of operation and maintenance management and improve energy efficiency by adopting various new energy-saving technologies, and make the PUE value as close as possible to "1"; On the other hand, by participating in green energy trading, developing distributed clean energy projects and other channel combinations, the proportion of clean energy will be increased, and finally carbon neutrality will be achieved.