21Vianet Wins 5A Green Data Center Ratings and Further Promotes Carbon Reduction
BEIJING, Sept. 25, 2021 (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 its Boxing data center in Beijing and Nantong data center in Jiangsu province were awarded as the 5A Green Data Centers for their operations, which is the highest rating of data centers in China, at the 2021 Open Data Center Summit hosted by the Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) on September 15, 2021. Its Foshan Data Center was also presented with the "Innovative Data Center for Carbon Emission Reduction” award at the ceremony.
The rating of data centers is jointly carried out by the Press and Publicity Center of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), the Open Data Center Committee (ODCC), and the Green Grid Committee (TGGC). Through this work, these organizations aim to evaluate and score data centers comprehensively from various dimensions of energy efficiency, energy-saving technology, green management and innovations.
Mr. Samuel Shen, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of Retail IDC, commented, "In response to the central government’s long-term carbon goals for 2030 and 2060, we will continue to build a green development framework based on our industry-leading technologies. We remain dedicated to building green data centers and advancing towards our long-term low-carbon emission goals."
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