Colocation facility is a service that facilitates small and large organisations to relocate or transfer their servers (or contract a server on rent) at a service providers location. This helps the organisations to concentrate on their core business and diminish the challenges associated with the IT operations. The report analyses the present and future prospects of the Asia-Pacific colocation market, as the demand for colocation facilities is continually on the ascent. The study covers the market by end user type in order to highlight the capability of the business sectors in key industry verticals. The market opportunities in developed and developing countries are analysed to depict the potential of colocation providers and to highlight the target markets.
Colocation services dramatically reduce the high costs associated with the setup and installation of data centres in a companys premises. It spares the room space prerequisite along with the additional expense of cooling and heating systems. Also, colocation renders high data security as the administration provider assigns secured logins to the network administrator of the organization. In any case, high start-up capital expenditure and continually fluctuating operational expenses pose as major restraints for the market as these factors incur unprecedented expenses. Additionally, colocation data centres are not accessible at strategic locations, which create locational complexities to manage the servers. The advent of cloud computing is a factor that enhances adaptability and enhanced networking capabilities.
The market is segmented on the basis of retail solutions and wholesale solutions for colocation hosting. The end-user market is segmented into SMEs and large organizations. Large organizations are further segmented into Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), government and public sector utilities, Telecommunication & IT and healthcare & life sciences. However, it is expected that the the segment of SMEs would witness tremendous growth as numerous small businesses opt for retail colocation services. Some of the key companies profiled in the report are AT&T, Dupont Fabros Technology, Equinix, IBM, Navisite, Rackspace, NTT Communications, Telecity Group, Verizon Terremark and Windstream.
The research consists of a country level analysis of the market across China, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia, and rest of Asia-Pacific. China is projected to possess the highest revenue share with a large presence of IT and other industrial sectors. However, the economic growth in the developing countries such as India and South Korea would encourage numerous organizations to opt for colocation hosting. Therefore, these countries would exhibit the highest growth rate.
- Extensive analysis of the factors that drive and limit the market growth are provided
- Market estimations highlight the current market scenario and expected future trends for the period 2014-2020.
- In-depth analysis of various countries would give an understanding of the trends in various countries so that companies can make country specific plans
- Deep dive analysis of segments such as solutions and end-users provide insights that would allow companies to gain competitive edge
- The in-depth information on the supply chain participants of the market highlights the value chain analysis in the market
APAC COLOCATION MARKET KEY SEGMENTS
The Asia-Pacific colocation market is segmented into solutions, end-users and geographies; the segments are as follows:
- Retail Solution
- Wholesale Solution
- Small and Medium Enterprises
- Large Organizations
- Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI)
- Government and Public Sector Utilities
- Telecommunication & IT
- Healthcare & life Sciences
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia-Pacific