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Emerging Market Analysis: Future Outlook of Indian Data Center Market

Published: 14 November 2011

ID: G00225441

Analyst(s): Naresh Singh , Naveen Mishra


The Indian data center raised floor capacity is expected to touch 6.6 million square feet by 2016, which represents a high-growth market opportunity for infrastructure providers and hosting players.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Key Trends in the Indian Data Center Market
    • Continued Data Center Consolidation
    • Increased Data Center Hosting/Colocation
    • Data Center Facilities Are Becoming Critical
    • Disaster Recovery Becoming Strategic
  • Indian Data Center Capacity Sizing
    • Strong Data Center Spending in India
    • Virtualization-Led Data Center Consolidation
    • Increased Data Center Investment by the Government
    • Upgrade of Inefficient Data Centers
    • Investments by Local Service Providers in India
    • Limited Investments by Global Service Providers in India
  • Data Center Colocation and Hosting Market in India
    • Increased Data Center Outsourcing in India
    • Growth in Internet and Online Content Will Primarily Leverage Hosting Services
    • Varying Space Utilization Across Different Facilities Leads to New Build-Outs
    • Increasing Adoption of Managed Services
    • Data Center Service Tariff Expected to Increase Despite Pricing Pressures
    • DR and BCP Continue to Dominate Hosting Portfolio

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