Microsoft and 21Vianet have agreed to extend their partnership to provide world-class public cloud services to Chinese customers. Combining Microsoft’s global technological leadership and 21Vianet’s local operations expertise, Microsoft Azure and Office 365 operated by 21Vianet have achieved unprecedented, robust three-digit growth for nearly four consecutive years in China. This breakthrough cooperation model pioneered by Microsoft and 21Vianet has been recognized as an effective and successful method for a legal and compliant operation of international cloud services in China.
Announced in 2013 and officially launched in March 2014, Microsoft was the first international public cloud provider to bring its cloud technology to China in partnership with 21Vianet. Customers and partners range from established Chinese brands such asHaier,Lenovo, andHuaweito emerging powerhouses such as smartphone manufacturerXiaomi, bike-share companyMobike, automobile manufacturerBYD, world-leading sporting goods companyAmer SportsandArcplus Data & Innovation Technology, an integrated solutions provider for construction engineering industry.