The global data center services market is expected to grow from $52.75 billion in 2021 to $60.05 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.85%. The data center services market is expected to grow to $107.13 billion in 2026 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.57%, according to Research and Markets.
The main services provided by data center services market include installation and integration services, training services, consulting services, maintenance and support and others. The installation and integration services refer to all services provided to set up and integrate all data center management processes into one unified, simple and highly efficient platform. Data center could be small, medium and large and offer services such as infrastructure, cloud and hosting, networks, virtualization, other types of services. Data center services have application in BFSI, colocation, energy, government, healthcare, IT and telecom, manufacturing and others.
North America was the largest region in the data center services market in 2021.Aisa-Pacific is expected to be the fastest-growing region in the forecast period. The regions covered in the data center services market report are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.
The growing adoption of digitalization is expected to be a significant driver for the growth of the data center services market. The adoption of digitalization is increasing due to the need for increased productivity, lowering operational costs, enabling faster decision-making, increasing efficiency, technological advancements, push towards digitalization from stakeholders, and others. The increasing adoption of digitalization will generate a huge amount of data that needs to be stored, driving the need for data centers.
This need for data centers will create a huge demand for data center services to set up, manage, and operate data centers. For instance, according to a survey conducted among 1,200 CXOs and decision-makers in 9 countries by Fujitsu and published in August 2021, during the pandemic, 82% of respondents from offline organizations had accelerated the digital transformation into their business. During the pandemic, digital became the default mode of living and working, making the organizations adapt to digitalization by creating remote work environments and digitalizing customer services. Therefore, the growing adoption of digitalization will drive the data center services market.
Technological advancement is a key trend gaining popularity in the data center services market. The market is witnessing the implementation of next-generation technologies into data center services such as automation, block-chain technologies, the internet of things, 5G mobile broadband, cloud computing, artificial intelligence, data analytics, and others. These advancements offer advanced features, automation, efficiency, reliability, and reduced cost for data center service providers. Major companies operating in the data center services market are focused on providing technologically advanced data center services to strengthen their market position.