Global Data Center Market Size, Share, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Infrastructure (IT Infrastructure, Electrical Infrastructure, Mechanical Infrastructure, Support Infrastructure, and Others), By Data Center Type (Colocation, Hyperscale, Edge, and Others), By Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises and Medium & Small Enterprises), By End-User Industry (BFSI, IT & Telecommunication, Government, Healthcare, Retail, Manufacturing, and Others), By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East, and Africa), Analysis and Forecast 2022 – 2032

Industry: Electronics, ICT & Media


Global Data Center Market Insights Forecasts to 2032

  • The Global Data Center Market Size was valued at USD 279.53 Billion in 2022.
  • The Market is Growing at a CAGR of 7.3% from 2023 to 2032
  • The Worldwide Data Center Market Size is expected to reach USD 565.49 Billion by 2032
  • Asia-Pacific is expected to Grow the fastest during the forecast period

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The Global Data Center Market is expected to reach USD 565.49 Billion by 2032, at a CAGR of 7.3% during the forecast period 2022 to 2032.


Market Overview

A data center is a facility used to house computer systems and related components, such as telecommunications and storage systems. It is equipped with redundant power supplies, environmental controls (e.g., air conditioning, fire suppression), and various security devices to ensure the continuous operation of critical applications and services. Data centers are used by organizations to store, process, and manage large volumes of data and provide access to users and applications. With the growth of cloud computing and big data analytics, data centers have become a vital component of modern information technology infrastructure, serving as the backbone for many digital services and online businesses.


Report Coverage

This research report categorizes the market for data center market based on various segments and regions and forecasts revenue growth and analyzes trends in each submarket. The report analyses the key growth drivers, opportunities, and challenges influencing the data center market. Recent market developments and competitive strategies such as expansion, product launch, and development, partnership, merger, and acquisition have been included to draw the competitive landscape in the market. The report strategically identifies and profiles the key market players and analyses their core competencies in each sub-segments of the data center market.


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Report CoverageDetails
Base Year:2022
Market Size in 2022:USD 279.53 Billion
Forecast Period:2022-2032
Forecast Period 2022-2032 CAGR:7.3%
2032 Value Projection:USD 565.49 Billion
Historical Data for:2019-2021
No. of Pages:200
Tables, Charts & Figures:130
Segments covered:By Infrastructure, By Data Center Type, By Enterprise Size, By End-User Industry, By Region, and COVID-19 Impact Analysis
Companies Covered:Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Corporation, Google LLC, IBM Corporation, Equinix, Inc., Digital Realty Trust, Inc., NTT Communications Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, Dell Technologies Inc., Oracle Corporation, Intel Corporation, Fujitsu Ltd., Schneider Electric SE, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
Pitfalls & Challenges:COVID-19 Empact, Challenge, Future, Growth, & Analysis

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Driving Factors

The data center market is driven by various factors, including the growing demand for cloud computing services, the rise of big data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT), and the need for efficient data management and storage solutions. Other drivers include the increasing adoption of virtualization and software-defined infrastructure, the growing awareness of data security and compliance, and the emergence of edge computing and hybrid cloud architectures. Moreover, the rapid growth of digital content and social media, coupled with the increasing reliance on mobile devices and online services, is creating a massive data explosion that is fueling the demand for more powerful and scalable data center solutions. Overall, the data center market is poised for significant growth in the coming years, as businesses seek to leverage the power of data to drive innovation and competitive advantage.


Restraining Factors

The data center market faces several restraints, including the high cost of building and maintaining data center facilities, which can be a significant barrier to entry for small and medium-sized enterprises. Additionally, the energy consumption and environmental impact of data centers are becoming major concerns, as they require large amounts of electricity and cooling to operate, leading to increased carbon emissions and higher operating costs. Moreover, the complexity and skill requirements of managing the modern data center infrastructure can also be a limiting factor, as finding and retaining qualified personnel can be challenging.


Market Segmentation

  • In 2022, the IT infrastructure segment accounted for more than 35.4% market share

On the basis of infrastructure, the global data center market is segmented into IT infrastructure, electrical infrastructure, mechanical infrastructure, support infrastructure, and others. The IT infrastructure segment is dominating with the largest market share in 2022. This is due to the increasing demand for high-performance computing, big data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) applications, which require robust and scalable IT infrastructure solutions such as servers, storage, and networking equipment. Additionally, the growing trend toward cloud computing and virtualization is driving the adoption of IT infrastructure solutions that offer greater flexibility, scalability, and cost-effectiveness. As a result, IT infrastructure solutions are expected to continue to play a critical role in supporting the growth of the data center market in the foreseeable future.


  • In 2022, the hyper-scale data centers dominated with around 43.2% revenue share

Based on data center type, the global data center market is segmented into colocation, hyper-scale, edge, and others. Out of this, hyper-scale data centers are dominating the market with the largest market share in 2022. This is due to the growing demand for cloud-based services and the increasing adoption of technologies such as big data analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning, which require massive amounts of computing power and storage capacity. Hyper-scale data centers are designed to provide a highly scalable, flexible, and cost-effective infrastructure to support the requirements of these advanced technologies.


Regional Segment Analysis of the Data Center Market

  • North America (U.S., Canada, Mexico) 
  • Europe (Germany, France, U.K., Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe)
  • Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of APAC)
  • South America (Brazil and the Rest of South America) 
  • The Middle East and Africa (UAE, South Africa, Rest of MEA)


North America dominated the market with more than 42.6% revenue share in 2022.


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Based on region, North America is the largest market for data centers, accounting for the largest share of the global data center market. This is due to the high concentration of large technology companies and cloud service providers in the region, such as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, who require large-scale data center infrastructure to support their operations. Additionally, the region has a well-established telecommunications and IT infrastructure, advanced research and development capabilities, and a strong regulatory environment, which further supports the growth of the data center market. Moreover, the region's stable political and economic conditions, favorable business climate, and access to capital and resources also contribute to its dominance in the global data center market.


Competitive Analysis:

The report offers the appropriate analysis of the key organizations/companies involved within the global data center market along with a comparative evaluation primarily based on their product offering, business overviews, geographic presence, enterprise strategies, segment market share, and SWOT analysis. The report also provides an elaborative analysis focusing on the current news and developments of the companies, which includes product development, innovations, joint ventures, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, strategic alliances, and others. This allows for the evaluation of the overall competition within the market.


List of Companies:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Google LLC
  • IBM Corporation
  • Equinix, Inc.
  • Digital Realty Trust, Inc.
  • NTT Communications Corporation
  • Cisco Systems, Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP
  • Dell Technologies Inc.
  • Oracle Corporation
  • Intel Corporation
  • Fujitsu Ltd.
  • Schneider Electric SE
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd


Key Target Audience

  • Market Players
  • Investors
  • End-Users
  • Government Authorities 
  • Consulting and Research Firm
  • Venture Capitalists
  • Value-Added Resellers (VARs)


Recent Developments

  • In April 2022, Phison Electronics Corp., a global leader in NAND flash controller and storage solutions, and Seagate Technology Holdings PLC, a prominent provider of mass-data storage infrastructure solutions, announced their plans to broaden their portfolio of next-generation, high-density enterprise NVMe SSDs that offer high performance. The introduction of these new SSDs will aid enterprises in reducing their total cost of ownership by increasing storage density, reducing power consumption, and delivering higher performance.


Market Segment

This study forecasts revenue at global, regional, and country levels from 2019 to 2032. Spherical Insights has segmented the global data center market based on the below-mentioned segments:


Data Center Market, By Infrastructure

  • IT Infrastructure
  • Electrical Infrastructure
  • Mechanical Infrastructure
  • Support Infrastructure
  • Others


Data Center Market, By Data Center Type

  • Colocation
  • Hyperscale
  • Edge
  • Others


Data Center Market, By Enterprises Size

  • Large Enterprises
  • Medium & Small Enterprises


Data Center Market, By End-User Industry

  • BFSI
  • IT & Telecommunication
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Others


Data Center Market, Regional Analysis

  • North America
    • US
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • Uk
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Australia
    • Rest of Asia Pacific
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
    • Rest of South America
  • Middle East & Africa
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar
    • South Africa
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

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