BEIJING, Oct. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: VNET) ("21Vianet" or the "Company"), a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral Internet data center services provider in China, today announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (the “MoU”) with Alibaba to deploy IDC services. Located in Eastern China, this project will be deployed in two phases. The first phase expects to complete construction and delivers by the first half of 2020. During the term of the project contract, the first phase is expected to generate revenue of RMB1.6 billion.
Mr. Alvin Wang, Chief Executive Officer and President of 21Vianet, stated, “We are thrilled to play a key role in supporting Alibaba Group during this exciting time of cloud development as it continues to grow. This MoU testifies our in-depth domain expertise and proven technology solutions in IDC industry and ability to deliver on time as our customer expand. We look forward to working with Alibaba in its continued expansion.”
21Vianet Group, Inc. is a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral Internet data center services provider in China. 21Vianet provides hosting and related services, including IDC services, cloud services, and business VPN services to improve the reliability, security and speed of its customers' Internet infrastructure. Customers may locate their servers and equipment in 21Vianet's data centers and connect to China's Internet backbone. 21Vianet operates in more than 30 cities throughout China, servicing a diversified and loyal base of nearly 5,000 hosting and related enterprise customers that span numerous industries ranging from Internet companies to government entities and blue-chip enterprises to small- to mid-sized enterprises.
About Alibaba Group
Alibaba Group’s mission is to make it easy to do business anywhere. The company aims to build the future infrastructure of commerce. It envisions that its customers will meet, work and live at Alibaba, and that it will be a company that lasts at least 102 years.
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