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Jabez Tan talks Hong Kong data centre market with Data Center Knowledge

  • June 7, 2017

Source: Data Center Knowledge

While growing at a rate that’s similar to other top data center markets, the Hong Kong colocation market may see its growth slow if the small nation’s government doesn’t allocate more land for data center construction.

That’s according to the latest market report by Structure Research, which has made a slight downward adjustment to its five-year growth projections for Hong Kong to reflect the very real effect land scarcity is having on the market.

“There has been…

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Jabez Tan on Hong Kong data centre market

  • May 30, 2017

Source: Data Center Dynamics

The analyst firm says the growth trajectory of the Hong Kong market remains steady, though there is a slight downtick in the five-year CAGR attributed to the scarcity of land and difficulty in obtaining it for data center development.

Additional capacity is coming online soon, driven by demand from mainland Chinese cloud and technology companies looking to expand to internationally. On that front, Global Switch’s Hong Kong data center and new SUNeVision (iAdvantage) data center poised…

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Jabez Tan on Hong Kong Data Centre Market in 2017

  • May 21, 2017

Source: The Stack

The data centre colocation market in Hong Kong is set to grow at an annual compound rate of 16%, reaching $1.5 billion (approx. £1.2 billion) by 2021, according to new research.

The report released by Structure Research found that the Hong Kong colocation market generated an estimated $706 million (approx. £543 million) in 2016, and is projected to grow 17% year-on-year in 2017.

The study suggests that the demand for data centre colocation space in Hong…

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Structure Research Publishes Hong Kong Data Centre Supply Report 2017

  • May 16, 2017

Latest update adds further granularity to the most comprehensive report available about the Hong Kong third party data centre market.

TORONTO, Ontario and SINGAPORE – May 16, 2017 – Structure Research, a next-generation research firm focused on the global data centre and cloud infrastructure services industry, today announced the publication of its Hong Kong Data Centre Supply Report for 2017.

This 114-page report takes an in-depth look at the size, growth trajectory and supply and demand dynamics of the Hong Kong colocation…

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Jabez Tan and Philbert Shih comment on Cyxtera

  • May 8, 2017

Source: Data Center Knowledge

Philbert Shih, managing director at Structure Research, commented via email: ‘Cyxtera intends to use this proprietary technology to target security- and compliance-minded verticals like government and financial services as part of a strategy that is focused on driving more value on top of raw infrastructure – increasingly crucial in a tightening market.’

Jabez Tan, research director at Structure, said via email that retaining a stake in Cyxtera is an important strategic move for CenturyLink: ‘CenturyLink retaining…

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Structure Research on Global Colocation Market

  • January 20, 2017

Source: Data Center Knowledge

The wholesale colocation data center market share of San Francisco-based Digital Realty Trust, the biggest company in that market, is about equal to the combined market share of the rest of the top-five providers in the category, according to data shared exclusively with Data Center Knowledge by Structure Research. Market share of Redwood City, California-based Equinix, the biggest player in the retail colocation market, is almost double that of the second-largest provider in the space:…

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Jabez Tan on Cloud and Colocation

  • January 19, 2017

Source: Data Center Knowledge

Most of the growth, however, is concentrated at the top of the market, driven by the largest providers, Jabez Tan, research director at Structure, who co-authored the report, said in an interview with Data Center Knowledge. The bottom and middle of the market are seeing growth slow down as cloud providers chip away at the overall retail colocation revenue.

The addressable market for smaller colocation providers who aren’t operating at multi-region scale is shrinking, as they…

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Structure Research Publishes Global Colocation Market Share Report 2015-2020

  • January 9, 2017

Rigorous research methodology measures and projects global colocation market from a retail and wholesale perspective and breaks market down into 11 distinct regions. Structure Research provides unprecedented levels of transparency into methodology with disclosure of verifiable measured market share and rest of market projections.

TORONTO, Ontario and SINGAPORE – January 4, 2017 – Structure Research, a next-generation research firm focused on the global data centre and cloud infrastructure services industry, today announced publication of its 2016 Global Colocation Market…

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Jabez Tan on APAC Data Centre Market and Cloud

  • December 19, 2016

Source: Data Center Knowledge

The Asia-Pacific data center market is extremely diverse, and regional and country-level differentiation is one of its defining characteristics. Today, as more and more American and European data center and cloud providers and their customers are looking east, it is important to be aware of several nuances that define the competitive landscape and put the various outlooks for specific markets into context.

First, let’s identify the region’s sub-markets. Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong and Japan are properly…

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Philbert Shih on GoDaddy acquisition of Host Europe Group

  • December 7, 2016

Source: theWHIR.com

“The acquisition of Host Europe Group signals GoDaddy’s prioritization of growth in markets outside the US and gives it a solid foothold in two of Europe’s biggest markets: Germany and the U.K.,” Philbert Shih, managing director of Structure Research told The WHIR. “The SMB-focused hosting market continues to mature and with maturity comes the need to access new market opportunities. Extending geographical scope is one obvious way of doing this and GoDaddy has decided to try and…

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Jabez Tan on Equinix acquisition of Verizon data centre assets

  • December 7, 2016

Source: Data Center Knowledge

The deal significantly expands Equinix’s ability to attract North American companies that want to serve Latin American markets, Jabez Tan, research director at Structure Research, said in an interview.

Latin America was a $445 million retail colocation market in 2015, projected to more than double by 2020, according to Structure Research, which expects a nearly 17 percent annual growth rate there. For comparison, the US market was $8.2 billion last year, projected to reach $14.3 billion…

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