Data Centres in Australia: Market Research Report

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Data Centres Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5922 | Sep 2014

Head in the clouds: The increasing prominence of cloud computing drives revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Data Centres market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Data Centres industry has grown steadily over the past five years, underpinned by the increasing prominence of cloud computing. Industry operators provide electronic information storage services, such as cloud services, which enable users to upload, download, backup and access files and systems online. Cloud computing has enabled companies to reduce their storage and computing costs as it can be scaled up or down based on demand. This is in contrast with firms maintaining their own servers solely in-house, which involves considerable capital expenditure. As a result, outsourced data centre space has grown over the past five years, as cloud computing has provided users a more cost-effective option. Industry revenue is forecast to increase by an annualised 9.1%... purchase to read more

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The industry has a moderate level of market share concentration. Concentration is rapidly increasing as firms expand their data centre footprint. Established hybrid technology hardware service providers are still making the largest contributions to industry revenue. IBM and Fujitsu remain the industry's long-standing major players. However, the potential market size is too big to assume that these major players' share of the market will remain stable.

Over the next five years, market share concentration is expected to fluctuate as data storage and processing is increasingly sent offshore, larger players continue to buy smaller players that are unable to compete, and international players invest in establishing operations in Australia... purchase to read more


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What is the Data Centres Industry?

This industry is mainly engaged in providing electronic information storage and retrieval services. The industry provides electronic information storage, such as cloud services, which involve providing third parties with the ability 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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