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Competitive Landscape: Data Center Outsourcing and Infrastructure Utility Services, Europe

Published: 09 December 2010

ID: G00208841

Analyst(s): Gianluca Tramacere, Claudio Da Rold , Frank Ridder


Changes in the European data center outsourcing market, driven by industrialized approaches like utility services and the cloud, will affect how service providers and recipients interact. We describe how providers are crafting new strategies, delivery models and offerings to remain competitive.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Market Analysis
  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Current European Market Forecast
    • Healthy Growth in Scale and Business Opportunities Coupled to Falling Prices
    • Continuous Optimization and Consolidation Drives Physical/Logical Separation
    • New Generation, Green Data Centers
    • Logical Consolidation, Remote Infrastructure Management
    • Virtualization and Automation
    • Utility Services, Cloud Computing and New Pricing Models
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
  • Competitive Profiles
    • Atos Origin
    • Capgemini
    • CSC
    • Fujitsu
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Siemens IT Solutions and Services (SIS)
    • T-Systems
    • Other Providers
  • References and Methodology

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