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Market Trends: Data Center and Colocation Services, Asia/Pacific, 2015

Published: 16 March 2015

ID: G00271226

Analyst(s): To Chee Eng , Vincent Fu , Kenshi Tazaki

Summary

Strong demand for colocation and hosting in Asia/Pacific is creating major opportunities for new data center investment. However, with increased competition tempering revenue growth and profit margins, business strategy managers must learn how to compete effectively in this market.

Table Of Contents

Market Trend

  • Increasing Uncertainty, Despite Strong Growth
  • Market Background
    • Uneven Growth
    • Need for Market Caution
  • Pricing Trend
    • Prices Declining Due to Increasing Competition
  • Demand Trend
    • Colocation and Hosting Market Shows Continued Growth
    • Demand Is Strong in Both Consumer and Enterprise Segments
    • Cloud Provides a Strong Growth Driver
  • Supply Trend
    • Limited Differentiation in Colocation
    • Supply of Capacity Is Unpredictable
  • Market Structure Trend
    • Unpredictable Supply of Capacity
    • Opportunities in Developing Markets
    • Ecosystem Emerging
    • Market Outlook

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