Global Data Center Power Market 2015-2019

October 14, 2015

Market outlook and analysis of data center power

Cloud computing and big data analytics have increased the need for data centers to support the business needs of growing enterprises. The overall power consumption of data centers is still relatively high. For example, in the US, data centers consumed roughly 2% of the overall electricity generated in the country until 2014. Technavio’s market research analysts predict the market to grow at a CAGR of close to 14% in the next four years.

Concepts such as free cooling, renewable energy sources, and waste recycling are some emerging green data center concepts that are gaining popularity thanks to early movers like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook. These trends are expected to infuse significant investments into this market until 2019.

Segmentation of the global data center power market by products        

  • Uninterruptible power supply (UPS)      
  • Rack power distribution units (PDUs)     
  • Energy storage 
  • Transfer switches and switchgear            
  • Generators        

Cloud service providers are increasingly adopting PDUs to reduce the operational cost of data centers. This research report predicts the global data center rack PDU market to grow at a CAGR of 12.50% until 2019.

Geographical segmentation of the global data center power market

  • APAC
  • Americas
  • EMEA

Most of the countries in the APAC region face power shortages, frequent fluctuations in power grids, and power outages. The demand for UPS systems in this region is relatively higher, and this report predicts the trend is likely to continue over the forecast period.

Leading vendor analysis of the global data center power market

  • ABB       
  • Eaton   
  • Emerson             
  • GE
  • Raritan 
  • Schneider           

Deployment of containerized data center facility is an emerging trend for the vendors in the global data center power market. It is less expensive compared to building or renovating a new traditional data center facility. Microsoft’s Virginia data center is a modular data center comprising many data center containers. Microsoft has spent around $1 billion toward the development of the facility with a power usage effectiveness (PUE) of a maximum 1.20 units. These developments are signaling a positive impact on the future of this market.

The other prominent vendors of this market include Black Box Network Service, Caterpillar, Cummings, CyberPower Systems, Delta Power Solutions, Generac, HP, MTU onsite energy, Rittal, Server Technology, Tripp Lite, and Controlled Power Company.

Key questions answered in the report

  • What are the key factors driving the global data center power market?
  • What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global data center power market?
  • What are the various opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global data center power market?
  • Trending factors influencing the market shares for EMEA, APAC, and Americas?
  • Key outcome of the five forces analysis on the global data center power market?
  • Growth forecast of the global data center power market until 2019?

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