Global Containerized Data Center Market 2010-201425 Nov 2011 • by Natalie Aster
Containerized Data Centers are those datacenters that are mounted, configured and operated within a box or a shipping container. These containers hold the complete physical infrastructure and remote monitoring that are essential for a datacenter. Each container can hold up to thousands of servers.
Recently, the concept of Containerized Data Center has sparkled interest among many industries. Advantages such as scalability, cost effectiveness and high power utilization are the major reasons behind the rising interest of such data centers. Coupled with this, many of the current data centers are reaching limits in power, cooling and space; thus driving the companies to find the best alternative strategy to scale up the requirements.
Further, Containerized Data Centers significantly reduce the amount of time spent on expanding/building a datacenter. With the help of this concept, companies can deploy datacenters within weeks instead of months or years, usually spent in designing and constructing a traditional data center.
However, at the commercial front, the market for containerized data center is still in a nascent stage. The first commercial containerized datacenter was released by Sun Microsystems (Sun Microsystems was acquired by Oracle in 2009) in 2006. A series of Containerized Data Centers products flew into the market from various server vendors later on. Currently, there are products from IBM, HP, SGI, Dell, Verari Systems, and many more in the market.
Moreover, the usage of containerized datacenter concept by large IT players such as Microsoft and Google is helping to promote the containerized datacenters. Microsoft opened a containerized datacenter for business in Chicago in September 2009. The other leading player, Google, recently announced that it had used containerized datacenter concept for building its first datacenter back in 2005.
From the recent developments, it can be said that the concept of Containerized Data Center is forecast to gain a significant thrust in the near future.
The report “Global Containerized Data Center Market 2010-2014” by Infiniti Research highlights the scope of the Containerized Data Center market along with future forecasts, trends drivers and challenges that are found globally.
According to TechNavio, the market for Containerized Data Center was $xx million in 2009. The market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of xx percent to reach xx million by 2013, in a pessimistic scenario. On the other hand, in an optimistic scenario, the market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of xx percent to reach $xx million by 2013.
Global Containerized Data Center Market 2010-2014
Published: October 2011
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Containerized Data Centers are offering advantages such as scalability, efficiency, and reduced downtime and operational cost. In the current environment, where the companies are facing challenges in keeping up with the increasing demands for new data centres, these advantages are expected to drive the market for Containerized Data Centers.
In 2009, the Americas (including North America and Latin America) accounted for $xx million or xx percent of the total Containerized Data Center market. EMEA, at $xx million, was the xx market in 2009 and accounted for xx percent of the market. APAC, on the other hand, accounted for xx percent or $xx million of the total Containerized Data Center market for 2009.
More information can be found in the report “Global Containerized Data Center Market 2010-2014” by Infiniti Research.
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