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Emerging Market Analysis: Monetizing on Data Center Transformation, China

Published: 29 July 2013

ID: G00248221

Analyst(s): Uko Tian , Evan Zeng


China is the second largest data center infrastructure market in the world. It is undergoing a significant change, driven by new technologies and government's pursuit on sustainability. Huge opportunities and challenges exist for technology providers in data center transformation.

Table Of Contents


  • Introduction
  • Defining Data Center Transformation and Modernization Efforts
    • Maturity of IT Operations and Processes Impacting Data Centers
    • Data Center Virtualization — Providing Big Instant Opportunities
    • Cloud — Slow in Enterprises, Public Cloud Is Taking Off
    • Emerging Data Center Infrastructure Adoption
    • Energy Efficiency Demand — Becoming Critical in Data Center Design and Operation

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