Data center colocation is a facility provided for enterprises and businesses where they can rent space for servers and other computing hardware. Data centers are equipped with power back up facility, IP system, and a cooling unit. Sometimes when a business or enterprise cannot have his own data center colocation, they buy the space in terms of rack or cabinets from other colocation data centers.
Increasing need to reduce capital expenditure and operational cost is a major factor boosting demand for data center colocation. In addition, availability of wide option especially for small companies, security of information & required power backup, and full control of server are some other factors expected to fuel growth of the global data center colocation market.
High initial setup cost is a major challenge restraining growth of the global data center colocation market. Additionally, use of cloud based services, maintenance of the data center and updating a large computing facility, and location of data center are other challenges expected to hamper growth of the global data center colocation market over the forecast period.
The global data center colocation market is segmented by type, end user, vertical and on the basis of region the global data center colocation market is segmented as North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East.
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