21Vianet Group, Inc., formerly AsiaCloud Inc., is a holding company. The Company is a carrier-neutral Internet data center services provider in the People�s Republic of China. Its hosting and related services include managed hosting service, which dedicate data center space to house its customers' servers; interconnectivity services, which allows customers to connect their servers with Internet backbones in the People�s Republic of China and other networks through its Border Gateway Protocol network, and value-added services, which include firewall services, server load balancing, data backup and recovery, data center management, server management, and backup server services. Its managed network services are offered in the form of bandwidth, which is optimized through its BroadEx smart routing platform and supplemented by its hosting area network and its data transmission network. In September 2012, it acquired Fastweb International Holdings.