Data Center

Format: 2017-02-22
Format: 2017-02-22
February 17, 2017 | 78 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR12039

Global outlook of the software defined data center (SDDC) market

Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global software defined data center (SDDC) market to grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of more than 20% by 2021. This industry research report identifies the increased adoption of network function virtualization (NFV) to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. Owing to various challenges from the traditional networking environment such as the need to ensure the availability of network resources on-demand through dynamic allocation, resolving problems regarding network troubleshooting, maintaining network traffic in a most efficient manner, and reducing the capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operational expenditure (OPEX), there is an increased preference for software-defined networking (SDN) among enterprises since they aid in overcoming these challenges and also when coupled with NFV, will support the deployment of virtual network functions (VNF). With the increasing business demands, enterprises the adoption of SDN and NFV will increase significantly in the coming years, in turn, fueling market growth.

With the increased focus of enterprises across the world towards shifting their on-premise infrastructure operations to the cloud, colocation, and hosting providers, there will be a significant increase in the construction of data centers in the coming years. Since the data centers constructed by CSPs will involve converged and hyper-converged infrastructure solutions, this increase in data center construction will boost the growth


February 10, 2017 | 78 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11370

Global outlook of the data center server market

Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global data center server market to grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of almost 5% by 2021. This industry research report identifies the rise in demand for energy-efficient servers to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. The consumption of electricity at data centers depends on the type of servers and their configurations. It has been observed that servers consume around 30% of the total power utilized in data centers which will significantly increase the operational expenditure (OPEX) of data centers across the world. The need to reduce operational expenses will lead to the demand for new servers that are energy-efficient and emit less heat in data center racks reducing cooling requirements, in turn, driving market growth.

With the increased adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) across various industries, the coming years will witness an increased need of micro data centers and containerized data centers that have the ability to offer maximum efficiency through reduced energy consumption. The Lefdal Mine Datacenter in Norway and the China Unicom data center are few of the largest modular data centers across the globe. This will subsequently increase the need for micro servers or density-optimized servers for edge computing, boosting market growth.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

Characterized by the presence of a considerable


February 10, 2017 | 81 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11116

Global outlook of the data center cooling solutions market

Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global data center cooling solutions market to grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of almost 10% by 2021. This industry research report identifies the increased usage of containerized and modular data centers to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of the data center cooling systems market in the coming years. These data centers are more-efficient in terms of design and offer the benefit of adding new modules when required. The internal subsystems in these data centers are closely integrated which results in increased efficiency in terms of power and cooling needs. The increased demand for these data center modules especially during disaster recovery, since they allow new modules to be deployed quickly without interrupting business operations will consequently increase the demand for server room cooling solutions.

This market research and analysis estimates that in terms of geographical regions, APAC will be the major revenue contributor to the data center cooling solutions market by the end of the predicted period. The recent establishment of cloud data centers in countries such as Korea and India by Amazon Web Service and the rise in construction of data centers in China by companies such as Alibaba, China Unicom, China Mobile, and China Telecom, will drive increase the demand for data center cooling solutions in this region in the coming years.


January 05, 2017 | 67 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11408

Overview of the global mini data center market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global mini data center market to grow steadily at a CAGR of around 17% by 2021. One of the primary drivers for this market is the rise in demand for mini data centers among small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As a significant number of SMEs are incapable of making substantial investments in the construction of traditional data center facilities, the demand for data center infrastructure is growing among SMEs worldwide. Compared to traditional facilities, mini data centers are cost-effective, flexible, and scalable. Also, SMEs (instead of co-locating data center space) are likely to prefer micro data centers with the installation of their rack infrastructure to reduce CAPEX and OPEX. According to this market research, apart from SMEs, organizations in domains like retail, manufacturing, and banking, are also expected to adopt these data centers and contribute to the growth of the mini data center market in the coming years.

 One of the latest trends gaining traction in this market is the growing need for edge computing. Edge computing is an architectural model in which the data generated by Internet of Things (IoT) devices are processed at the edge of the network, which is mostly close to the source of the data. As, the number of internet connected devices are expected to grow exponentially over the coming years, the demand for data centers will grow parallelly. This growing number of connected devices will lead to the generation of large volumes of data, which in turn will require efficient data centers.


January 03, 2017 | 68 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11375

Overview of the global containerized and modular data center market

The global containerized and modular data center market is anticipated to grow rapidly and will post a CAGR of more than 12% during the forecast period. The increasing need to reduce the complexity associated with traditional data centers will drive the growth prospects for the global containerized and modular data center market in the forthcoming years. One of the major factors responsible for the growing number of additional infrastructure or constructing an additional facility is the continual growing demand witnessed from various businesses. Consequently, a large number of additional infrastructure components such as modern infrastructure with advanced power and cooling systems are installed in the existing data center. This further results in the increased cost of production, the cost of installation, and complexity of the operations and management of the facility.

The growing competition among vendors will drive the growth prospects for the global containerized and modular data center market until the end of 2021. One of the major factors responsible for this growing competition is the increasing procurement of services from third-party vendors, which helps in the management of network performance.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global containerized and modular data center market is highly diversified and competitive due to the presence of a large number of regional and international vendors across the globe. These vendors increasingly focus on offering data center footprint reduction, strong integration, high scalability, and easy serviceability. Furthermore, they also focus on offering data center solutions that save energy consumption and delivers high efficiency for business


December 29, 2016 | 74 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR11285

Global outlook of the data center rack PDU market

Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global data center rack power distribution unit (PDU) market to grow steadily during the forecast period and post a CAGR of almost 7% by 2021. This industry research report identifies the growing need for redundant and reliable power solutions to be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of this market in the coming years. The recent years have witnessed a rise in the number of data centers suffering power outages that results in the disruption of business operations. This has induced operators to equip their data centers with redundant power units to ensure higher availability. Intelligent PDUs regulate the voltage based on the environment of a data center and also provide real-time information about the input and output power of an IT infrastructure. Moreover, these PDUs also enable better power management during equipment failures, which will also aid in boosting their adoption among modern data centers.

With a rapid increase in power usage, organizations will start focusing on acquiring solutions that will help manage power consumption and increase energy efficiency. To ensure the better usage of available resources and control power consumption, PDU manufacturers have already started providing solutions equipped with monitoring capabilities. In addition to decreasing power usage and increasing the efficiency of a data center, these solutions will also reduce an organization's carbon footprint, in turn, boosting the demand for intelligent rack PDUs.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

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