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Market Trends: Colocation and Hosting Market, Asia/Pacific, 2014

Published: 20 February 2014

ID: G00253190

Analyst(s): Vincent Fu, To Chee Eng


Sustained growth in the Asia/Pacific colocation and hosting market is creating an opportunity for investment in new data centers — but what are the risks? Decision makers responsible for data center investment will find this research useful during their strategic planning processes.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • Key Issues for Colocation and Hosting Providers
    • Market Background
    • Colocation and Hosting Market Shows Sustained Growth
    • Cloud IaaS Market Provides New Growth Impetus
    • Uneven Growth Rates
    • The Need for Caution
  • Buyers Trend
    • Enterprise Is the Biggest Driver for Future Growth
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Supply of Capacity Is Unpredictable
    • Limited Differentiation in Colocation
    • Fragmented Marketplace
    • Developing Markets Present More Opportunities in the Long Term
    • Emerging Ecosystem
    • Market Outlook

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