A new report released by DCD Intelligence identifies that almost a quarter of all data center footprint in the According to a release, covering the US and
Hayes said, "The sectors that are the highest users of colocation services are currently public administration, IT services and financial services but we are witnessing an increase in the uptake of outsourced data center solutions across all industry verticals, this demand is fuelling further growth in the colocation sector in terms of build and this section of the market is expected to continue to show healthy growth through 2014."
The region is home to the largest data center market globally and now accounts for approximately 10million sqm of data center white space, a small increase of 3.5 percent over the previous year. Growth in white space is expected to continue at a similar pace through to 2016 with a large part of this growth being fuelled by new colocation facility build.
The North American data center market power consumption currently stands at 11.55GW, an increase of 6.8 percent over the previous year. Due to an increased focus on energy management and increases in monitoring and efficiency practices, power consumption forecasts through to 2016 have been downgraded from last year's projections of 8 percent year on year growth to 6 percent representing a saving of 1 GW by 2016.
North America Key Trends 2013-2014
The North America Key Trends report examines the US and
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A new report released by DCD Intelligence identifies that almost a quarter of all data center footprint in the
According to a release, covering the US and