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Data Storage Services in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Data Storage Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5922 | Jun 2016

Ahead in the cloud: Outsourcing data storage and cloud computing boost industry revenue

IBISWorld’s Data Storage Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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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 storage service providers enable users to upload, download, back up and access their files and systems on servers managed by third parties. 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 reduced companies’ storage and computing costs, as capacity has been easily scaled up or down depending on demand. In contrast, firms that maintain their own servers in-house incur considerable capital expenditure and utilities costs. As a result, demand for outsourced data storage services has grown over the past five years. Over the five years through 2015-16, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 17.2%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry provides a range of data storage services, including various physical and cloud storage options. Due to the diversity of downstream clients, such as government bodies, small- to medium-size businesses and corporations, the industry's services are largely classified based on the volume and sensitivity of data that needs to be stored.

Co-location storage

In co-location storage, the industry operator provides physical space for a client's own server. Co-location facilities provide their clients with the necessary power, cooling and physical security required for the servers, and connect them to various telecommunications and internet service providers... purchase to read more


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What is the Data Storage Services Industry?

Companies in the industry mainly provide 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
Co-location storageCloud storageManaged storage
Industry Activities
Computer data physical storage and retrieval servicesElectronic information physical storage and retrieval servicesData centre operation and management

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