BEIJING, July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 21Vianet Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:VNET) ("21Vianet" or the "Company"), the largest carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in China, today announced that the Company's "世纪互联" trademark was awarded the Well-Known Trademark by the Trademark Office of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China recently. Mr. Frank Meng, President of the company, stated, "We are extremely honored to receive this acknowledgement from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, as it represents the Company's reputation has received nation-wide recognition. This award will certainly boost 21Vianet's brand and intangible values. Furthermore, the award protects the Company from trademark and copyright infringement." 21Vianet was the first internet data center services provider in China that received ISO9002 from the United States' RAB and UKAS from the United Kingdom. In addition, 21Vianet was the first company in China to offer international standards of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) to ensure the highest quality of services. The award will be a great addition to the Company's collection of accolades. About 21Vianet 21Vianet Group, Inc. is the largest carrier-neutral internet data center services provider in China. 21Vianet provides hosting and related services, managed network services, cloud infrastructure services, and content delivery network services, improving the reliability, security and speed of its customers' internet infrastructure. Customers may locate their servers and networking equipment in 21Vianet's data centers and connect to China's internet backbone through 21Vianet's extensive fiber optic network. In addition, 21Vianet's proprietary smart routing technology enables customers' data to be delivered across the internet in a faster and more reliable manner. 21Vianet operates in 44 cities throughout China, servicing a diversified and loyal base of more than 2,000 customers that span many industries ranging from internet companies to government entities and blue-chip enterprises to small- to mid-sized enterprises.