Data Centres in Australia: Market Research Report

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Data Centres Market Research Report | ANZSIC J5922 | May 2015

Data driven: Strong demand for data storage services is boosting industry revenue

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 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Data centres provide electronic information storage services that enable users to upload, download, backup 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, outsourced data centres have grown over the past five years. Over the five years through 2014-15, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 11.0% to reach $600.6... purchase to read more

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The industry exhibits high barriers to entry, given the capital investment required, appropriate site selection, recruiting expert staff and difficulty in obtaining large contracts. Constructing a new data centre can cost anywhere from $50 to $200 million. This is a significant capital outlay, which is unlikely to simply come from a few individual investors. New business must raise a mix of equity and debt capital. Obtaining the right location is also vital. The appropriate location needs to have reliable power supply, security and the ability to be expanded in the future.

Over the past decade, basic industry equipment costs have declined, while providing faster processing power... 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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