US-based Server Farm Realty and China-based 21Vianet Announce Strategic Global Partnership

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Data center wholesale provider Server Farm Realty, a US-based owner and operator of an expanding portfolio of data center properties, and China-based 21Vianet have announced a strategic partnership to offer data center infrastructure and services, network connectivity, and cloud and ICT solutions to support multinational companies’ IT infrastructure deployment and business development in China as well as the U.S.

As a large carrier-neutral internet data center services provider in China, 21Vianet Group provides hosting and related services, managed network services, cloud services, content delivery network (CDN) services, last-mile wired broadband services and business VPN services.

1st Data Center in US

cloud-hosting-chinaUnder this partnership and with support from Server Farm Realty, 21Vianet launches its first U.S. data center, US-SV1, in Santa Clara, California.

On this new platform, 21Vianet and Server Farm Realty have successfully delivered a first customer project in Santa Clara for a leading cloud computing solution provider from China. This project, which held an official service launch event on June 12, 2015, plays a key role for the customer’s launching of its first full cloud services suite in the United States with the support by 21Vianet and Server Farm Realty.

“In addition to world-class infrastructure and solutions, our aligned strategies deliver significant benefits to customers in need of bilingual (English and Chinese) support and operational management,” said Josh Chen, CEO of 21Vianet. “These features will be available in all Server Farm Realty and 21Vianet‘s data centers, including our newly deployed US-SV1 facility in Santa Clara, which was launched leveraging Server Farm Realty’s expertise in innovative and concurrently maintainable data center design and deployment.”

21Vianet operates in more than 30+ cities throughout China, servicing a diversified base of more than 2,000 hosting enterprise customers that span numerous industries ranging from Internet companies to government entities and blue-chip enterprises to small- to mid-sized enterprises.

Server Farm Realty‘s partnership with 21Vianet meets the needs of multinationals looking to expand their reach throughout the U.S. and China,” said Avner Papouchado, President of Server Farm Realty. “This provides them access to proven data center infrastructure, network connectivity, and cloud and ICT solutions, as well as a multilingual team with deep market knowledge and regional expertise.”