Tuesday 14 April 2015, Amsterdam
The report recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Data Center Colocation and Managed Hosting Services Market: AT&T Inc., CenturyLink Inc., Digital Realty Inc., Equinix Inc., Level 3 Communications Inc., Rackspace Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: BT Global Services, Cervalis, Cogent Communications, CoreSite Realty, Datapipe, GoGrid, Hosting.com, IBM, Internap, Interxion Holding, Sabey, SunGard Availability Services, Telecity group, Telehouse and Zayo Group (Abovenet).
The report said: “The increased use of virtualized technology is a major trend witnessed in the market. Colocation and managed hosting services aid virtualization by reducing the complexity and cost of the virtualized environment.”
According to the report, one of the key drivers of the market is the increased amount of storage and application deployment over the internet. Organizations such as Facebook and Google manage and process large amounts of information through the internet, leading to increased data and network traffic.
Further, the report states that one of the major challenges that the market faces is the increased complexity of network infrastructure which means managed hosting service providers struggle to provide a complete solution for enterprises.
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.