Areas of particular interest include:
- Review of the commercial sector incorporating co-location and wholesale providers.
- Government strategy regarding IT and take-up of cloud-based solutions.
- Analysis of the main sectors, e.g. commercial, private and public including trends and construction output, projects and prospects.
- Key trends and drivers in the data centre industry – the increasing adoption of cloud computing/services, virtualisation, data centre optimisation strategies, focus on whole life cost and energy efficiency and an increase in outsourcing etc.
- Analysis of leading data centre operators/contractors and recent mergers & acquisitions.
Some of the companies included:
Equinix, NTT, Interxion, Virtus, Digital Realty, CyrusOne, BT, Fujitsu, IBM Data Centre Services, DXC Technology,
Capgemini, CGI, Capita, Huawei, Accenture, Atos Siemens, Wipro Technologies, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Dell, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Rackspace, Yahoo, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell, IBM, Lenovo, Cisco, Balfour Beatty, Wates (SES), Crown House Technologies, Virtus Data, Maxwells Farm, Langley Business Park, ARK Data Centres,
Telehouse, Pulsant, iOmart, Colt, The Bunker, Gyron Internet, Symantec, Adobe, Node 4, Fasthosts, Six Degrees Group, Rackspace, Claranet, Pure Storage and more.
Data Centre Industry Overview
- Brief overview, development and structure.
- Key trends and drivers in the data centre sector – e.g. government programmes, growth in online transactions
- Review of the ratings system
- Market structure – segmentation between owner-operators, wholesale and co-location
Data Centre Construction
- Construction market overview – the state of the market in 2019, capacity, key sectors.
- Market segmentation – newbuild, upgrade/replacement and repair &maintenance.
- Market size and recent trends -by value installed value 2015-2019 and market prospects to 2024.
- Key market drivers – growth in Internet usage, growth in Cloud computing, IT outsourcing, optimization strategies, server types, legislation and standards, carbon reduction and ‘green energy’ requirements, growth in modular data centre construction.
- Project characteristics – design issues, key components, breakdown of costs, site selection.
- Segmentation between owner-operators, public sector and commercial providers and overviews of each.
- Commercial providers – market size and trends 2015-2024; recent major projects. Sub-sector mix between wholesale providers, co-location providers (mix by client types), managed service providers.
- Public sector organisations – market size and trends 2015-2024; government IT spending and data centre estate; government ICT strategy.
- Private sector owner-operators – market size and trends 2015-2024; reviews of key user sub-sectors e.g. financial services, online retail & leisure, telecoms providers and ISPs, broadcasting and social media,
- Segmentation between building elements, mechanical systems and electrical systems
- Data centre construction mix and trends e.g. building envelope, cooling & aircon equipment, fire protection & security.
- Electrical equipment segmentation and trends – generators, UPS, distribution & cabling.
- Security equipment segmentation and trends – CCTV, alarm systems and access control.
Suppliers and Contractors Review
- Data centre consulants; Building contractors; M & E and IT contractors; data centre operators; data centre design & build specialists; modular data centre manufacturers; IT and power equipment manufacturers.
Tables and Charts