BEIJING, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- International Next Generation Data Center Forum 2008 (NGDC Forum) was successfully held at Beijing on April 23, hosted by China Computerworld Research. 21Vianet, with its leading position in green data center operation, as well as the consecutive pursuit of international standard and green energy-saving conception, was awarded and gained the exclusive honor -- "The Most Reliable Third Party Green Data Center Provider" in China during the forum.
BEIJING, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ — International Next Generation Data Center Forum 2008 (NGDC Forum) was successfully held at Beijing on April 23, hosted by China Computerworld Research. 21Vianet, with its leading position in green data center operation, as well as the consecutive pursuit of international standard and green energy-saving conception, was awarded and gained the exclusive honor — "The Most Reliable Third Party Green Data Center Provider" in China during the forum.
The Forum attracted around 400 participants, including supervisors and directors of data center from Government organizations and institutions of Finance, Telecom, Manufacturing, Energy, etc. The sponsor, Mr. Qu Xiaodong, general manager of China Computerworld Research, said that the forum is committed to providing the latest data center construction theory, technology and practice experience to CIOs and data center directors in China, and helping them to "design the next-generation green data center successfully."
According to the experts, the next generation data center presents at least the following three features:
1. Energy saving: Applying energy-efficiency facilities in power supplying, refrigeration, circumstance, space, etc. to build and manage a green data center with high-level international standard. 2. Virtualization: By applying the technology, servers, storage, bandwidth have been virtualized into a resource pool, which can be transferred to upper layer application through standard interface to meet different needs, the virtualization provides better resource availability, flexibility and manageability with a lower operating cost. 3. Utility: Providing public utility services, just like Water and Power Supply, used and paid on demand;
21Vianet, the largest telecom neutral Internet infrastructure and service provider in China, has unswervingly devoted to constructing green data center cluster, the No. 2 data center, which strictly followed the tiptop international standard(T4), has been put into use this year. The No. 2 green data center operated smooth and efficiently can supply the power on demand, which greatly save the electricity power. Meanwhile, the ICS (Internet Computing Service) plan based on virtualization and cloud computing technology have been scheduled and carry out in the first stage for internal testing and will be launched recently.
Vice president of 21Vianet, Mr. Jiang Jianping, said that on the basis of the next generation IDC service delivered by 21Vianet, users can acquire fast and customized service without taking the different resource' physical location into their consideration. Moreover, 21Vianet provides full-range service from central system to edge network, from individual product to integrated solution beyond the limitation of Service Level Agreement. Users can make use of servers, storage, and bandwidth distributed in different data centers to satisfy their business development needs.
"As the constant popularization and development of the Internet application," Mr. Yang Qingfeng, director of China Computerworld Research Consultation Center, said, "the next generation data center applying the latest technology including energy saving, virtualization and automatization will be the primary choice for customers."
About 21Vianet Company:
21Vianet, founded in 1996, is one of the earliest ISP/IDC service suppliers in China. 21Vianet is the largest telecom neutral Internet infrastructure and service supplier in China. Its headquarter is seated in Beijing, with branch institutions in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Tokyo, and Silicon Valley of the United States. The main business of 21Vianet includes: Internet Data Center service (IDC), Content Delivery Network (CDN), Valued Added services and Industry-based IT outsourcing solutions.
21Vianet takes the lead in the following items: passing ISO9002 U.S. RAB Certification and UKAS Certification, promoting first Service Level Agreement (SLA) in China, providing 99.9% network connectivity rate and 99.99% continuing power supply rate, and promoting precise professional service standard and 7 x 24 customer hotline. A customer service representative of "all course duty" is assigned to each customer. In 2007, it won many exclusive awards such as "Best Video Technology Service Supplier Award", "Best Industrial Contribution Award", "Best Quality Award", "Best Product Performance Award" and so on.
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