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Amazon still safely ahead of chasing pack in cloud infrastructure market
Despite Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and Tencent all substantially outpacing the overall market, Amazon is still clearly in front.
Dell EMC tops the data centre hardware & software market
Spending in the market is on the rise with the usual suspects like Dell EMC, Microsoft, HPE, Huawei, and Cisco at the top.
Hyperscale data centre proliferation boosting colocation market
New data from Synergy shows that if it wasn’t for hyperscalers flexing their muscles, the colocation market would remain relatively flat.
Hyperscalers open purse strings wide with big CAPEX jump
The insatiable appetite for data around the world has seen the data centre giants scrambling with huge investments to keep up.
Big cloud providers continue to squeeze out smaller players
Last year saw almost manic growth in revenue for cloud providers as businesses continue to seek the benefits the services can provide.
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.
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.
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.
Cisco dominates record-high Ethernet switch & router markets
While the market is flourishing, it’s tough-going as Cisco has increased its majority share of the pie.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'Fascinating' vendor cloud battle ongoing in healthy SaaS market
It hasn’t been around for long, but Synergy Research Group says the enterprise software-as-a-service (SaaS) can now be considered mature.
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.
“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.
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.
Big 5 fuel ‘staggering’ growth of capex in hyperscale data centres
Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, and Facebook continue to balloon in the hyperscale data centre market with spending reaching an all-time high.
Cloud boom continues as giants threaten small operators
"Cloud growth in the last two quarters has been quite exceptional."
Amazon and Facebook make 2017 the year of hyperscale
“The capex analysis emphasizes the biggest reason why those cloud providers are so difficult to challenge.”
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.
Just 20 metros generate 59% of worldwide colocation revenue
Across these metros, retail colocation accounted for 72% of Q3 revenues and wholesale 28%.
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.
Synergy: $180 billion global cloud market growing steadily
The analyst says the global cloud market increased by 24% on an annual basis.
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
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.
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.
Enterprise SaaS market to double in next three years
Microsoft is continuing to take the lead in the enterprise SaaS market, which is forecast to double in size over the coming three years.
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.
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.
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.
Dell EMC muscles in on cloud infrastructure leaders HPE and Cisco
Dell’s merger with EMC has seen it jump to the top of the cloud infrastructure market to share a three way tie with HPE and Cisco.
Microsoft tops; Oracle and Google growing fast as enterprise SaaS tops US$13b
Enterprise SaaS has recorded growth of 32% year on year in Q4 2016, with Microsoft leading the charge - but Google and Oracle snapping at its heels.
Microsoft, Google, IBM surge but AWS still dominates public cloud services
Microsoft, Google and IBM are slowly gaining on AWS in the public cloud services market, as the IaaS and PaaS infrastructure service market top US$7b.
Equinix, Digital Realty, NTT streak ahead in colocation market
Equinix, Digital Realty and NTT extended their colocation leadership last year, growing three times as much as the overall market.
Hyperscale data centre numbers soar to 300 as growth continues 'unabated'
The number hyperscale data centers globally has surged past the 300 mark following a flurry of end of year data center openings.
AWS, Microsoft, IBM and Google dominating cloud but some tier twos are fighting back
Amazon is continuing to dominate the public IaaS and PaaS space, as quarterly cloud infrastructure service revenues top US$8 billion.
Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and Google widen gap on cloud rivals
Global reach is helping Amazon, Microsoft, IBM and Google stretch their lead in the cloud market. So who else is winning in the market?
Equinix, Digital Realty and NTT extend colocation leadership
Recent acquisitions have helped Equinix, Digital Realty and NTT extend their dominance in the colocation market according to new research.
AWS leaves cloud infrastructure services competitors in its wake
AWS continued to dominate the cloud infrastructure services market Q1 of 2016, leaving all its followers including Microsoft and Google in its wake.
Microsoft on charge in SaaS market with 70% revenue growth
Microsoft is on the charge in the SaaS market and is now challenging for leadership in the growth market with Oracle and IBM also making a big play.
APAC to the fore in colocation revenues; Equinix dominates globally
APAC is home to five of the top 15 cities generating 52% of global retail and wholesale colocation revenues, with four APAC cities seeing 20%+ growth.
IaaS and PaaS lead cloud market to US$110 billion spend
Synergy Research Group has dubbed 2015 ‘the year when cloud became mainstream’ with the the cloud market hitting $110b last year.
Data center investment booming - and dramatically reshaping IT industry
Leading cloud providers are investing many billions of dollars expanding their network of hyperscale data centers in order to cope with huge demand.