Data Center Infrastructure Market

Data Center Infrastructure Market by Component Type (Hardware, Software, and Services), by Deployment Type (On-premise, and Cloud), by Organization size (Small & medium enterprise, and large enterprise) and by End Users (BFSI, Retail, IT Telecom, Healthcare, Energy, Government, Manufacturing, and Others): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2023-2032.

ICT & Media | June 2023 | Report ID: EMR0076 | Pages: 277

The global data center infrastructure market in 2022 was valued at USD 4.35 billion and is predicted to reach roughly USD 18.57 billion in 2032, rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.5% between 2023 and 2032.

Data center infrastructure refers to the physical and hardware components that are required to run a data center. It includes all the facilities, equipment, and systems needed to support data processing, transmission, and archiving inside a data center. Servers, power infrastructure, cooling and environmental controls, fire suppression systems, etc. are some of the key elements of data center infrastructure. Data center infrastructure also provides security, which protects business and data.

The growth rate for small and medium-sized data centers and the rapidly expanding array of smaller data centers are the growth factors of data center infrastructure market. This is partly due to the rise of computing at the edge, which requires data processing closer to the end user. Smaller data centers are also more flexible and easier to manage than large ones. They can also be more cost-effective in terms of energy consumption and maintenance. In some cases, companies choose to establish microdata centers in unconventional locations, such as inside shipping containers or modular units. This trend is expected to continue as more data is generated and processed at the edge. However, there is still a significant need for larger data centers to support cloud computing and other centralized computing needs.



Data Center Infrastructure Market Report Scope & Segmentation

Report Attribute


Estimated Market Value (2022)

4.35 Bn

Projected Market Value (2032)

18.57 Bn

Base Year


Forecast Years

2023 – 2032

Scope of the Report

Historical and Forecast Trends, Industry Drivers and Constraints, Historical and Forecast Market Analysis by Segment- By Component Type, By Deployment Type, By Organization Size, By Application, & By Region

Segments Covered

By Component Type, By Deployment Type, By Organization Size, By Application, & By Region

Forecast Units

Value (USD Billion)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2023 to 2032

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa.

Countries Covered

U.S., Canada, Mexico, U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, China, India, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Argentina, GCC Countries, and South Africa, among others

Report Coverage

Market growth drivers, restraints, opportunities, Porter’s five forces analysis, PEST analysis, value chain analysis, regulatory landscape, market attractiveness analysis by segments and region, company market share analysis, and COVID-19 impact analysis.

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Market Drivers

One of the primary drivers of the data center infrastructure market is the growing demand for cloud computing services. Cloud computing providers need to build and operate large data in order to store and process data for their customers. Cloud computing is expected to expand further in the upcoming years. Because cloud computing can help businesses save money on IT expenses. Businesses are not required to buy and maintain their own hardware and software, and they can scale their cloud usage up or down as needed. Cloud computing is more flexible than traditional IT solutions. Businesses can access cloud services from any location and quickly add and remove services as needed. Also cloud providers offer a high level of security, which is important for businesses that handle sensitive data.

According to the InfoWorld survey conducted in June 2020, it has been concluded that currently around 24% of IT applications are hosted on Cloud, but in the next 18 months it is about to grow by 36%, which is a huge rise, and these shifts are going to impact the data center infrastructure.


Market Restraints

The high cost of developing and operating data centers is a significant barrier to the market for data center infrastructure. Smaller businesses can find it more difficult to invest in their own data centers. Another issue is the lack of skilled IT professionals who can plan, build, and manage these complex facilities. The increasing adoption of cloud computing and edge computing solutions can also pose a threat to the data center infrastructure market. Environmental concerns, such as the energy consumption and carbon footprint of data centers, can also limit growth in the industry. Security concerns regarding cyber-attacks and data breaches are also a major challenge, as they can damage a company's reputation and compromise important data.


Market Opportunities

Data center infrastructure providers are developing new technologies to more efficiently and reliably store & process big data. These technologies include new types of storage hardware, data analysis software, and networking solutions. To accommodate the increased demand for big data and AI, data center infrastructure providers are building new data centers. These data centers are typically located in areas with low power costs and cool climates. Data center infrastructure providers are partnering with cloud computing providers to offer big data and AI solutions to businesses. These solutions enable businesses to access big data and artificial intelligence capabilities without having to build and operate their own data centers. Therefore, the rise of big data and artificial intelligence represents a good opportunity for data center infrastructure providers. By developing new technologies and partnering with cloud computing providers.


Segments Analysis:

Component Insights

The global data center infrastructure market segmentation by component includes hardware, software, and service. The market is dominated by the hardware segment, and demand for high-quality hardware equipment will fuel market expansion. The rising popularity of micro, cloud, and edge data centers has increased the requirement for high-quality IT infrastructure that can adapt to changing end-user demands.


Deployment Insights

Deployment insights include on-premise, and cloud. The on-premises segment accounted for the largest share in 2022 and is expected to continue to dominate over the forecast period. On-premises are based on the physical environment and are important for the organization. On-premises deployment makes it possible to monitoring data on power consumption, humidity, airflow, and other aspects of data centers operations. Monitor each of these variables is essential for organizations to avoid downtime, loss of revenue, or loss of data. 


End Users Insights

Based on end users, the global data center infrastructure market segmentation includes BFSI, Retail, IT & telecom, healthcare, energy, government, and manufacturing. The IT & telecom category generated the most income because they are essential for the operation of data centers. IT & telecom includes servers, storage devices, networking equipment, and power & cooling systems. Also they provide the foundation on which all other components are built. Without IT and telecom, data centers would not be able to function.


Regional Analysis

North America held more than 40% of the worldwide market for data center infrastructure. The rising use of cloud computing, big data, and artificial intelligence are the growth factors of data centers infrastructure expansion in North America. The United States is the largest market for data center infrastructure in North America, followed by Canada.

Also, Europe is the second-largest market for data center infrastructure. The growth of the market in Europe is driven by the increasing adoption of cloud computing, big data, and artificial intelligence. The United Kingdom is the largest market for data center infrastructure in Europe, followed by Germany and France.



Competitive Landscape:

The data center infrastructure market is fragmented, with many small and large players offering a range of products and services. Dell EMC, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, and Cisco are some of the major players in this sector. However, there are many smaller companies that specialize in specific parts of data center infrastructure, such as data storage, server hardware, and networking equipment. Due to the rapid growth in demand for data center services, the market is expected to remain highly competitive.

Key Market Players:

  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • IBM
  • Oracle Fujitsu
  • Arista Networks
  • Sunbird Software Inc.
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • IBM
  • Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • ABB
  • FNT GmbH


Recent Development:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) will invest USD 12.7 billion into cloud infrastructure in India by 2030 as it looks to meet growing customer demand for cloud services in the country.


  • In May 2023, IBM has announced that it has acquired Polar Security, an innovator in technology that helps companies discover, continuously monitor and secure cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) application data – and addresses the growing shadow data problem.


  • In Oct 2021, data center infrastructure management (DCIM) software provider, Sunbird announced the release of the latest version of dcTrack. The latest version brings enhanced scalability, with its capability to support the largest organizations up to 300,000 cabinets and thousands of sites in a single system. The company also expanded the scope of web service APIs and business rules to be able to provide automation.


Data Center Infrastructure Market Report Segmentation



By Component Type

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Services

By Deployment Type

  • On-premise
  • Cloud

By Organization Size

  • Small & medium enterprise
  • Large enterprise

By End Users

  • BFSI
  • Retail
  • IT Telecom
  • Healthcare
  • Energy
  • Government
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

By Region

  • North America (USA and Canada)
  • Europe (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Australia, Southeast Asia and Rest of Asia Pacific)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America)
  • Middle East & Africa (South Africa, GCC, and Rest of Middle East & Africa)

Customization Scope

  • Available upon request


  • Available upon request


Key Benefits of the Report

  • This study presents an analytical depiction of the data center infrastructure industry along with current trends and future estimations to determine the imminent investment pockets.
  • The report presents information related to market key drivers, opportunities and challenges along with detailed analysis of the Data Center Infrastructure Market share.
  • The current market is quantitatively analyzed to highlight the Data Center Infrastructure Market’s growth scenario.
  • Porter's five forces research demonstrates the market power of suppliers and buyers.
  • The report provides a detailed Data Center Infrastructure Market analysis based on competitive intensity and how the competition will take shape in the coming years.

Research Methodology

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Frequently Asked Questions

The size of the global data center infrastructure market is expected to increase to USD 18.57 billion by 2032 from USD 4.35 billion in 2023.
Global data center infrastructure market rising at a CAGR of 17.5% from 2023 to 2032.
Major players of global data center infrastructure market are: Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Oracle Fujitsu, Arista Networks, Sunbird Software Inc., Schneider Electric, Siemens, IBM, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd, EATON, Cisco Systems Inc., ABB, and FNT GmbH.
The key factor driving the market is growing demand for cloud computing services.
North America is the leading region of the global data center infrastructure market during the forecast period of 20232032.

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