Profile: 21Vianet Group Inc (VNET.O)
27 Apr 2015
21Vianet Group, Inc., incorporated on October 16, 2009, is a carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in China. The Company provides hosting and related services, managed network services, cloud infrastructure services and content delivery network services. The Company operates in 44 cities throughout China. The Company’s hosting related service includes managed hosting services, which dedicate data center space to house its customers’ servers and networking equipment and provide tailored server administration services; interconnectivity services, which allow customers to connect their servers with Internet backbones in China and other networks through its Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) and network, including single-line, dual-line or multiple-line networks; value-added services , including firewall services, server load balancing, data backup and recovery, data center management, server management and backup server services; content delivery network services (CDN), and cloud services, which allows businesses to run their applications over the Internet using its Information Technology infrastructure rather than having the infrastructure on their own premises.
The Company’s data centers host the servers of its customers and meet their needs to deploy computing, network, storage and IT infrastructure. In addition, its customers benefit from its data centers’ range of physical security features, including sensitive smoke detection systems, fire suppression systems, secured access, around-the-clock video camera surveillance and security breach alarms. The Company’s Fastweb is the one of the content delivery network service brand in China market. The Fastweb has more than 300 points of presence (POPs), which spread over all ISPs in China and it has expanded dozens of POPs in Asia-Pacific and Europe. The Fastweb has over 800 brand-name customers, including CCTV, Hunan TV, Sina, NetEase, Suning.com, Qihoo 360 and SNDA and covering the industry sectors of portals, e-commerce, online games, streaming, mobile Internet and traditional enterprises.
The Company’s managed network services consists of hosting area network services, which connects the servers housed in its data centers so that data transmission among its customers can be achieved without going through telecommunication backbones or Internet hubs, enabling secure, faster and more reliable data transmission and route optimization. The Company’s 21Vianet MSCloud business unit provides cloud technical support and operation service through Window Azure and Office 365 public cloud platform to customers in China. The 21Vianet Cloud Syndication & Partnership unit provides cloud ecosystem based on enterprise cloud service, which includes enterprise-level cloud platform, Information Technology service management and enterprise-level applications; it also provides migration, consulting and management service, and offers customized solutions with high-value service capabilities to enterprise customers.
The Company competes with China Telecom, China Unicom, ChinaNetCenter, ChinaCache, Baidu and Alibaba.
21Vianet Group Inc
1 Jiuxianqiao East Road,Chaoyang
BEIJING BEJ 100016