Data Centres in Australia: Market Research Report

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Data Centres Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5922 | Oct 2015

Cloud nine: Industry revenue has grown due to the rising prominence of cloud computing

IBISWorld’s Data Centres market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Data centres provide electronic information storage services that enable users to upload, download, back up and access files and systems. The industry has performed well over the past five years, primarily due to growing internet traffic, the increasing prominence of cloud computing and the outsourcing of data storage by many businesses. Cloud computing has enabled companies to reduce their storage and computing costs, as capacity can easily be scaled up or down depending on demand. In contrast, firms that maintain their own servers in-house incur considerable capital expenditure and utility costs. As a result, demand for outsourced data centres has grown over the past five years. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 16.8%... purchase to read more

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The Data Centres industry has benefited from robust growth in internet connectivity and technological developments over the past five years. Increased internet traffic and the corresponding need for digital storage are the main drivers of industry revenue. Increasing internet use by retail clients, the rapid uptake of audio and video content streaming services and the push towards cloud computing have all supported demand for data centres over the past five years. Similarly, the outsourcing of IT responsibilities by businesses has driven industry growth. The emergence of cloud computing has enabled businesses to mitigate costs. Businesses can reduce their capital expenditure and take advantage of economies of scale by outsourcing IT requirements to data centre operators... purchase to read more


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What is the Data Centres Industry?

Companies in the industry are mainly engaged in providing electronic information storage and retrieval services. The industry provides electronic information storage, such as cloud services, which enable third parties to upload, download, back up and access files and systems over the internet. The industry excludes web hosting services, which primarily provide access to information stored on the internet as a means to disseminate information.

Industry Products
Web-hosting infrastructureData support servicesData storage, backup and archival services
Industry Activities
Computer data physical storage and retrieval servicesElectronic information physical storage and retrieval servicesData centre operation and management

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