Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Colocation Facilities industry has fared extremely well over the past five years. Because the industry primarily houses servers for industry customers, the continual move to overall online operations has caused an increase in demand for server space. As such, greater demand from data processing and hosting services, an increase in the percentage of services conducted online and private investment in computers and software have all benefited industry revenue. In the next five years, revenue growth will be supported by an increase in the number of businesses and the higher price of electric power.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Colocation Facilities industry has boomed over the past five years. The industry has primarily benefited from a larger percentage of services conducted online, greater private investment in computers and software, higher electric power prices and demand from data processing and hosting services. In the five years to 2012, Colocation Facilities industry revenue has grown at an average of 10.2% per year to reach $18.5 billion, including an increase of 17.1% in 2012 alone.
Colocation facilities mainly provide customers with space for web-related technology infrastructure. Additionally, these facilities provide the power and cooling necessary to maintain the equipment and keep it operating consistently at its highest performance... purchase to read more