Data Centres in Australia: Market Research Report

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Data Centres Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5922 | Apr 2014

On cloud nine: The increasing prominence of cloud computing drives revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Data Centres 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 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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The Data Centres industry has grown steadily over the past five years, underpinned by the increasing prominence of cloud computing. Still in its infancy, cloud computing is driven by the internet and all things internet-enabled. The adoption of a cloud computing model is used to achieve economies of scale, enhance information sharing speed and develop new services. Industry revenue is forecast to increase by an annualised 6.2% in the five years through 2013-14, to reach $475.4 million. This includes forecast growth of 5.0% in 2013-14.

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Barriers to entry can be particularly low, given industry operators do not necessarily need to invest in their own infrastructure, but rather act as a wholesaler of server space and computing capacity. The industry's largest players will have enormous levels of capital investment, including server farms with incredible processing power. There are also many smaller companies performing some form of data storage outsourcing for smaller clients. As such, for those wishing to enter the industry at its bottom end, the barriers are not formidable.

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What is the Data Centres Industry?

This industry is mainly engaged in providing electronic information storage and retrieval services (except library services). While web hosting provides access to information stored on the internet, electronic information storage is the act of storing this information.

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

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