UAE Data Center

UAE Data Center Market Research Report: Forecast (2021-2026)

By IT Infrastructure (Servers {E-mail servers, Proxy Servers, DNS Servers}, Storage {Central SAN (Storage Area Network), DAS (Direct Attached Storage). NAS (Network Attached Storage)}, Network {Route Read more

  • ICT & Electronics
  • Sep 2021
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  • IT44005

A data center is a facility businesses use for storing their crucial data & applications. This facility offers shared access through complex networks & storage infrastructure and ensures that the data is highly secure & available.

The UAE Data Center Market is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of around 4.1% during the forecast period, i.e., 2021-26, says MarkNtel Advisors. The market growth ascribes to the mounting number of smart city development projects, coupled with rapid digitalization in government services. Additionally, 5G infrastructure deployment and expanding size of the commercial industry requiring to set up their data centers in the country shall further augment the market growth. The shift in the country's focus from being oil-dependent to becoming the regional IT hub is another crucial aspect likely to boost the demand for data centers in the UAE.

UAE Federal Law No. (2) of 2019 (the Health Data Protection Law) states that entities processing data related to healthcare must comply with the new legislation, i.e., establishing a central system (data center) to store, exchange, & collect healthcare data. Also, it has imposed fines for breaches of up to USD 272,259.

Moreoverthe country has been proactive in integrating advanced technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Blockchain, Green Finance, 5G, etc., in spaces like financial services, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing, and storage among other industries. Therefore, the need for data centers is significantly increasing in UAE, further states the research report, “UAE Data Center Market Analysis, 2021.”

Report Coverage Details
Study Period Historical Data: 2016-19
Base Year: 2020
Forecast Period: 2021-26
CAGR (2021-2026) 4.1%
Regions Covered Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah & Northern Emirates
Key Companies Profiled Khazna, Etisalat, Equinix, Oracle, Alibaba Cloud, Microsoft Azure, IBM, Amazon Web Services, MBUZZ, and Cisco
Unit Denominations USD Million/Billion


COVID-19 Outbreak Positively Impacted the UAE Data Center Market

In March 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic rapidly became a global crisis, most organizations immediately enabled complete Work from Home for all employees to ensure their safety. Due to the restrictions amidst the pandemic, routine business operations of most organizations got adversely affected.

The snowballing adoption of Cloud, Big Data, and IoT (Internet of Things) in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the demand for efficient data centers to support storage of & access to a large amount of data through Cloud and Video Conferencing.

Hence, with the surging need to bolster IT performance, flexibility, and security amongst organizations in UAE, the Data Center Market is growing faster than predicted during the pandemic and is expected to grow more significantly in the coming years.

  1. Introduction
    1.      Product Definition
    2.      Research Process
    3.      Assumptions
    4.      Market Segmentation
  2. Executive Summary
  3. Impact of COVID-19 on UAE Data Center Market
  4. Expert Verbatim: What our expert says?
  5. UAE Data Center Market Trends & Insights
  6. UAE Data Center Market Dynamics
    1.   Growth Drivers
    2.   Challenges
    3.   Impact Analysis
  7. UAE Data Center Market Hotspot & Opportunities
  8. UAE Data Center Market Key Strategic Imperatives for Success & Growth
  9. UAE Data Center Market Analysis, 2016-2026F
    1. Market Size and Analysis
      1.  By Revenue
    2. Market Share and Analysis
      1.   By IT Infrastructure
        1. Servers
          1. E-mail servers
          2. Proxy Servers
          3. DNS Servers
        2. Storage
          1. Central SAN (Storage Area Network)
          2. DAS (Direct Attached Storage)
          3. NAS (Network Attached Storage)
        3. Network
          1. Routers
          2. Firewalls
      2. By Electrical and Mechanical Infrastructure
        1. Cabling
        2. Uninterrupted Power Supplies
        3. Cooling Systems
        4. Others (Rack PDU, Switchgears, etc.,)
      3. By Type
        1. Enterprise Data Centers
        2. Colocation Data Centers
        3. Cloud Data Centers
        4. Edge Data Centers
      4. By Tier Standards
        1. Basic site infrastructure (Tier I)
        2. Redundant-capacity component site infrastructure (Tier II)
        3. Concurrently maintainable site infrastructure (Tier III)
        4. Fault-tolerant site infrastructure (Tier IV)
      5. By End Users
        1. Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance 
        2. Telecommunication & IT
        3. Government
        4. Energy & Utility
        5. Health Care
        6. Others (Retail, Hospitality, Entertainment, & Media)
      6. By Region
        1. Dubai
        2. Abu Dhabi
        3. Sharjah & Northern Emirates
      7. By Company
        1. Competition Characteristics
        2. Market Share and Analysis
  10. Competition Outlook
    1. Competition Matrix
      1. Product Portfolio
      2. Target Markets
      3. Target End Users
      4. Manufacturing Units
      5. Research & Development
      6. Strategic Alliances
      7. Strategic Initiatives
    2. Company Profiles (Business Description, Product Offering, Business Segments, Financials, Strategic Alliances or Partnerships, Future Plans)
      1. Khazna
      2. Etisalat
      3. Equinix
      4. Oracle
      5. Alibaba Cloud
      6. Microsoft Azure
      7. IBM
      8. Amazon Web Services
      9. MBUZZ
      10. Cisco
  11. Disclaimer
UAE Data Center Market Segmentation
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