Thursday 9 April 2015, Amsterdam
The new report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Data Center Market in the US: Avaya Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Dell Inc., EMC Corp., Emerson Network Power Inc., Hewlett Packard Co., IBM Corp., Juniper Networks Inc., NEC Corp., NetApp Inc., Rittal Corp. and Schneider Electric SA.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Alcatel-Lucent, Brocade Communication Systems, Buffalo Technology, Bull, Citrix Systems, Dell, Enterasys Networks, Extreme Networks, Fujitsu, Hitachi, Huawei Technologies, Juniper Networks, Microsoft, Netgear, Oracle, QLogic, Riverbed Technology and ZTE.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from the report's team said: “One of the major trends emerging in the market is the increased adoption of portable data center facilities that can meet computing and scalability requirements of enterprises at a faster pace. Modular data center facilities are self-equipped and deliver high-performance computing to enterprises and end-users.”
According to the report, one of the major drivers of the market is the increased adoption of cloud computing services and cloud-based applications by enterprises and end-users. With an increase in the complexity of network infrastructures and the burden of managing networks, enterprises are tilting toward cloud computing and cloud-based applications that are cheaper and more reliable compared to the in-house hosting of services.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges that the market faces is the lack of foresight among enterprises. Enterprises are unable to plan their future computing requirements and are looking at reducing the risk of making huge capital investments. Enterprises are also finding it difficult to integrate the existing computing infrastructure with data center facilities.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.