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Canada Data Center Market Report
April 7, 2022 at 2:36:40 p.m.
Montreal made continued progress in the second half of 2021, with eight megawatts of absorption to equal first half activity. Despite the slower take-up than many larger markets, the total is the highest in several years and has tightened vacancy to an admittedly still somewhat troubling 14%, though much improved from recent
2022 Global Data Center Market Comparison
January 13, 2022 at 6:41:54 p.m.
Explore a unique way to assess and score 55 global primary and emerging data center markets utilizing 13 criteria.
The last two years have been remarkable in many ways. Industries across the board have been confronted with change and disruption—and the data center industry has been no exception. In early 2020, many businesses faced a sudden and heightened need for greater cloud technology to connect a dispersed workforce and enable people to do their jobs in a work-from-home environment. The trend continued in 2021 as cloud migration accelerated, the need for data centers continued to grow and as major data-producing platforms—hyperscalers like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Alibaba, Apple and others—spread their data center footprints throughout the world. Today, the question is no longer whether the largest hyperscale data center users will expand to new regions each year, but how many will expand and how quickly.
EMEA Data Centre Update
January 5, 2022 at 2:22:02 p.m.
Despite ongoing concerns on hyperscale development across the continent, over 800 MW of data centre space is under construction in the core FLAP-D markets, half of which is in the greater London area. Sustainability requirements have shifted to the forefront, with a variety of methods to re-use excess heat and create more efficient facilities under deeper review and beginning to execute. Political headwinds continue with the moratorium in Amsterdam and concerns in Frankfurt and Dublin, though an expanded use of renewable energy could assist in loosening these concerns. The investment market will likely remain in the background into 2022 with the focus squarely on development.
APAC Data Center Update - Fall 2021
October 22, 2021 at 6:39:54 p.m.
Continued growth across the reviewed markets of Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, and Jakarta collectively have 750 MW under construction.
Demand from both American and Chinese domiciled hyperscale’s continues to push the greater APAC region forward, with new companies emerging to service this demand. Pan-Asian portfolios are beginning to surface despite the different political, regulatory, and development requirements across the region. The industry remains exceptionally positive and makes advance progress regarding sustainability.
US Data Center Update - Summer 2021
August 5, 2021 at 2:03:33 p.m.
Of the seven markets covered in our latest U.S. update, a total of 1.2 GW is under construction, assisting with new supply to ease local area pressure. The investment market remains very strong, with several large portfolio, M&A, and individual asset deals as new and current investors snap up all they can find.
What's next for data centers in India?
August 3, 2021 at 1:34:14 p.m.
The Asia Pacific data centre market is accelerating dramatically and India is under a spotlight with interest evinced from global & local investors and operators. In our webinar on 8th July, our experts shared their insights on key global industry trends, the growing Asia Pacific market and its impact on India.
APAC Data Centre Update – Spring 2021
May 6, 2021 at 6:57:38 p.m.
Remarkable growth across the greater Asia Pacific region has continued in recent months, as large corporations and government agencies alike push forward their moves to the cloud and continued IT transformation. While quality sites are increasingly hard to acquire across the region, this has stimulated multi-floor data centre construction and pushes toward greater efficiency that are now reflected across the globe.
Date Centre European Secondary Markets: The Growth Story for the New Decade
October 19, 2020 at 2:44:31 p.m.
Data centre development across Europe has long centred around what were first known as the FLAP markets: Frankfurt, London, Amsterdam, and Paris, major global cities each with deep business and financial sectors. As these markets continue to thrive, a host of newer locations have joined the data centre landscape as operators respond to client demand across the region.