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Australia - Data Centres


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Australia - Data Centres

BuddeComm has been supportive of the data centre market since the 1990s. However, it took nearly 20 years for the industry to reach its current position. The arrival of cloud computing, Big Data, M2M and IoT allowed for a large range of new services and applications, especially aimed at small and medium organisations.

The data centre market includes telehousing facilities, co-location facilities, cloud and IT services, content hosting, connectivity and interconnection. They are important for a range of business and government applications including new developments of cloud computing and the Internet of Things (M2M).

These developments have given an enormous boost to the data centre market, with investments totalling $5 billion over the 2011-2016 period. 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.

Key developments:

Enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relation management (CRM), internet exchanges (IX), outsourcing, infrastructure virtualisation, cloud computing.

Companied covered 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 Networks, PSINet, Technical Real Estate, Intabank.


1. Synopsis
2. Market overview
3. The changing market of data centres - market analysis
3.1 Datacentre market analysis mid-2015
3.2 The business concept of data centres
3.3 The broader market has changed
3.4 Changing technology environment
3.5 Selective outsourcing
3.6 Glimpses of the future
3.7 Infrastructure requirements
4. Trends and developments
4.1 Call centres to go digital
4.2 Software-defined data centres (SDD)
4.3 Trans-sector outsourcing the way of the future - Analysis
4.4 Infrastructure Virtualisation technology
5. Market statistics and surveys
5.1 Data Centre expenditure 2015
5.2 Data centre survey 2014 Forrester Consulting
5.3 Data Centre Services Market 2014 - Frost & Sullivan
6. Bandwidth on Demand
7. Internet Exchanges
7.1 Overview
7.2 Neutral IXs
8. Points of Interconnect (POI)
9. Network Attached Storage (NAS)
10. Major Players
10.1 Amazon Web Services
10.2 Anchor
10.3 Barracuda Networks
10.3.1 Cloud options
10.4 Digital Realty Trust
10.5 Elastichosts
10.6 Equinix
10.7 Fujitsu
10.8 Geraldton datacentre
10.9 GlobalCenter (owned by Datacom Systems)
10.9.1 Background information
10.9.2 Datacom Systems
10.10 Global Switch
10.11 Government Data Centre - Canberra
10.12 Hewlett-Packard
10.13 Hostworks
10.14 IBM
10.15 LiveOps
10.16 Macquarie Telecom
10.17 Metronode - Nextgen Networks
10.18 Microsoft Azure
10.19 Mimecast
10.20 Nexon Asia Pacific
10.21 NEXTDC
10.21.1 Background information
10.21.2 Brisbane data centre
10.21.3 Melbourne data centre
10.21.4 Sydney data centre
10.21.5 Perth Data Centre
10.21.6 Canberra data centre
10.21.7 Cloud Centre portal
10.21.8 AXONVX virtual exchange business
10.22 Optus data centre
10.22.1 Optus NEXTDC partnership
10.23 Pacnet (now Telstra)
10.23.1 Company overview
10.23.2 Virtual data centre connectivity
10.24 Port Melbourne
10.25 Rackspace
10.26 Oracle RightNow
10.27 SAP Hana datacentre in Sydney
10.28 Telstra
10.29 Verizon
10.30 Vocus Communications
10.31 YourDC - Adelaide
11. Related reports
Table 1 Datacentre revenue by type 2011 2012; 2019
Exhibit 1 - Pacnet

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