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

The Data Centres market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a medium level of market share concentration. Over the past five years concentration has increased as firms have expanded their data centre footprint. In 2015-16 the industry's four largest players are expected to account for just under 50% of revenue. Larger companies benefit from significantly reduced marginal costs, as cooling and security costs are shared across a greater number of servers. Additionally, the number of employees required to manage each server falls as the size of a data centre increases. These economies of scale favour larger companies within the industry, leading to market share concentration increasing... 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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