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21Vianet: The Most Trusted Partner to Land Your Cloud Services in China


2016 May 2nd, Las Vegas, United States — Cloud Connect Las Vegas, the top cloud computing event and Interop, the world’s largest exhibition in network communications, are taking place concurrently. Being an influentially important network infrastructure and innovative service provider,  21Vianet has been invited to participate in this event and announces its all new “Cloud Landing in China” (CLIC) strategy, presenting its strategic advantages and how it can add value to global cloud computing providers.

According to a report published by the research and advisory firm, Gartner, the market size of cloud computing has reached USD 175 billion globally and could possibly hit USD 312 billion by 2019. Many global Cloud computing firms have begun to notice Chinese market as it enters a phase of accelerated growth. However, it is extremely challenging for these international platforms to make landings in China and indeed, it has resulted in a number of first rate cloud computing service providers to stop short of entering the Chinese market. Not only are there necessities for cloud computing companies to acquire top grade colocation data center, a high quality and interconnected national transmission network and a professionally dedicated team in operations and maintenance, they also require all the legal operation licenses of cloud service in China. Collaborating with local enterprises is the key and the right model to adopt in order to phase in cloud computing and their businesses into the country.

Deeply rooted in the field of cloud computing, 21Vianet is a service provider whose level of technology has attained world class standard. 21Vianet’s original inception of CLIC is a culmination of years of experience in cloud computing, aimed at providing carrier-neutral cloud computing to world leading global cloud computing firms.

Since 2013, 21Vianet has been the most trusted partner to introduce and operate the top international public cloud and enterprise cloud computing platforms in China such as Microsoft Azure, Office 365, IBM Cloud Managed Service, IBM Bluemix, Unisys Edge among others. Taking Microsoft Azure and Office 365 as examples; they are servicing more than 85,000 users since their commercial inception in 2014. The share of Chinese users has also jumped from 75% to 85%.

21Vianet is the largest carrier-neutral, as well as, the Internet infrastructure and service provider for third parties in China. Along with its more than 80 data centers, 23,000 cabinets, 500 network nodes, 15,000 km of backbone network, a delivery band-width of 160G and a plethora of high quality BGP products, 21Vianet aims to provide high speed internet and dedicated line access services that are built on the underpinnings of high stability and high reliability. These are matched by a wealth of experience in the building and operational management of data centers which 21Vianet has acquired over the last two decades.

With exemplary credentials in areas such as ISP, DC and VPN, 21Vianet is poised to accelerate the pace of development for its users especially with its standardization in its operations and management. At the same time, 21Vianet can offer solutions in information security that satisfy the requirements of Chinese laws and regulations. This is made possible with its team of experts steeped in the experience of security compliance.

Steve Zhang, the CEO of 21Vianet believes that “In order to offer first rate compliance consultation services, good operational support system and service excellence to international cloud platforms so that they are focus on their research and development, as well as, to secure platform advantages, 21Vianet has always adhered to the principles of openness and cooperation based on mutual benefits. With 21Vianet’s comprehensive sets of cloud services, our global cloud partners can launch their products speedily into the Chinese market, at a much lower cost. Working hand in hand, we can collaboratively expand the marketspace, and shape a new ecosystem in cloud computing.”