BuddeComm has been supportive of the data centre market since the 1990s and its time has finally come – thanks to the arrival of high-speed broadband networks that allow for a large range of new applications, covering all sectors of society and the economy.
The data centre market includes telehousing facilities, co-location facilities, cloud and IT services, content hosting, connectivity and interconnection. They are important for the new developments of cloud computing and the Internet of Things (M2M).
The NBN in Australia has given an enormous boost to the data centre market, with forward looking investments worth $5 billion over the next 3-5 years. Currently the developments are highly centralised in the capital cities, but a more decentralised trend is expected to develop over time.
This report overviews the different forms of data centres, the growth of neutral facilities, and gives an insight into the size of the general data centre market, the trends occurring in it, and the major players in the sector. Of the major players the role of the telcos is included and a number of smaller independent providers are profiled.
Companies mentioned in this report include – Telstra, Optus, Macquarie Telecom, Equant, Alphawest, Primus, Pipe Networks, Ausix, GlobalCenter, Datacom Systems, Global Switch, Hostworks, EDS, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard, Equinix, Nexon Asia Pacific, NextDC, Polaris, ActewAGL, RightNow, WAIX, SAIX, VIX, Digital Realty Trust, Rackspace, Enterprise Data Corporation (EDS), IXnet, Habour MSP, Metronode-Leighton, Nextgen Netowrks, PSINet, Technical Real Estate.
Hot topics and technologies mentioned
Hot topics and technology mentions in this report include – enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relation management (CRM), internet exchanges (IX), outsourcing, infrastructure virtualisation.