Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Data Centres industry has incredible growth potential. 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. These new services have assisted data centre growth significantly over the past five years, during which revenue is expected to have increased at an annualised 6.2%. Industry revenue is forecast to total $475.4 million in 2013-14, up 5.0% on the previous year. As a number of new products are released over the coming five years and internet speeds grow substantially, industry revenue is expected to continue growing healthily at an annualised 4.5% to reach $593.7 million in 2018-19... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
As far as the breakdown of revenue generated from industry operations by the major players, established hybrid technology hardware service providers are still making the largest contributors. IBM and Fujitsu are the long-standing major market shareholders here. However, the potential market size is too big to assume these major players' share of the market is solidified. Nonetheless, concentration currently remains medium; at least until the companies have an established market.
Competition still is strong, and as more work is taken offshore and larger players continue to buy smaller players that are unable to compete, and international players invest in establishing operations in Australia, market share concentration will oscillate over the coming five years... purchase to read more