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New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Despite the rise in number of deals, the total value for the year actually fell below the 2017 peak.
15 Jan 19
Hyperscale data centres surging globally, 132 more on the way
The relentless demand for more data has seen a spike both in the size and number of hyperscale data centres.
10 Jan 19
Signs of erosion in Cisco’s IT infrastructure dominance
While still maintaining a significant lead, Cisco finished 2018 with a slightly smaller piece of the pie in the enterprise IT infrastructure market.
10 Jan 19
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
09 Jan 19
Hyperscalers hurling colossal capital at data centres
The old proverb ‘you have to spend money to make money’ could never be truer than in the hyperscale data centre industry.
22 Nov 18
AWS tops all four global markets, APAC a unique case
The order of proceedings remains relatively the same in three of the four major regions for public cloud services providers, but the APAC market is bolstered by the prominence of China.
21 Nov 18
Big 5 cloud providers tighten stranglehold on market
While the market is seeing strong growth, it's coming at the expense of small-to-medium sized cloud operators.
26 Oct 18
Data centre infrastructure revenue at all-time high – hybrid cloud the driver
Dell EMC, Microsoft, HPE, and Cisco (among others) are all profiting from a burgeoning market that has no signs of slowing.
13 Sep 18
Hyperscale data centre CAPEX up 59% - but dominated by usual suspects
In the first half of this year more than US$53b has been spent on hyperscale data centre development, with the bulk of that from just 5 companies.
28 Aug 18
AWS top of all four regional public cloud markets around the world
Leading not just at a global level but also at a regional level, AWS is top of the North America, EMEA, APAC, and Latin America markets.
23 Jun 18
“Unusual" growth in public cloud infrastructure market - here's why
Public cloud provider spending on data center infrastructure surged forward in 2018's first quarter, the highest growth figure seen in nine quarters.
19 Jun 18
Synergy reports record-breaking Q1 capex spend for big cloud providers
The capital expenditure (Capex) of hyperscale operators jumped to $27 billion in Q1, according to Synergy.
29 May 18
Cloud boom continues as giants threaten small operators
"Cloud growth in the last two quarters has been quite exceptional."
01 May 18
Cisco vs. Microsoft: Giants battle for leadership as market reaches all-time high
“We are now having to track 160 different vendors and service providers in order to really understand the market.”
29 Mar 18
Alibaba gives AWS, Microsoft and Google a run for their cloud money
New data from Synergy Research Group has solidified the world’s most dominant cloud providers as Amazon (AWS), Microsoft, Google – and Alibaba.
12 Feb 18
Just 20 metros generate 59% of worldwide colocation revenue
Across these metros, retail colocation accounted for 72% of Q3 revenues and wholesale 28%.
16 Jan 18
Data center giants Equinix & Digital Realty make 2017 a record year for M&As
Entering 2018, there are also four additional major deals that have been agreed to but not yet closed that are worth over $2.6 billion.
09 Jan 18
Synergy: $180 billion global cloud market growing steadily
The analyst says the global cloud market increased by 24% on an annual basis.
08 Jan 18
It's local all the way for China's data center and cloud markets
Local companies are dominating China's flourishing data center and cloud markets - and will likely have an increasing impact on countries beyond China
07 Nov 17
AWS remains 'in a league of its own' as cloud market booms 40%
Amazon remains ‘in a league of its own’ as a cloud provider, despite the rapid growth of key competitors Microsoft, Google and Alibaba.
06 Nov 17
Cloud data center spend jumps as on-prem spend falls
Spend on cloud data center technology has risen dramatically according to new data from Synergy Research Group, while on-prem equipment spend plunges.
25 Sep 17
AWS, Microsoft and Google extend cloud dominance
The top four hyperscale players continue to pull away from the chasing pack in the cloud infrastructure services market - with two doubling revenue.
31 Jul 17
Hyperscale operators' booming growth fundamentally changing the tech vendor landscape
Hyperscale operators are snapping up increasing amounts of the fast growing cloud markets - and its changing the data center vendor landscape.
09 May 17
Bumper growth for Amazon competitors no threat to AWS dominance
Microsoft, Google and IBM may have posted 80%-plus growth, but they're still a long way from challenging market leader AWS.
01 May 17