Data Centre Drivers in Asia Pacific

Press release - Singapore – May 13, 2014

The virtualization of critical applications, big data, and data centre consolidation will drive the next wave of data centre capacity growth in APAC, according to a commissioned survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Digital Realty Trust, Inc.

Digital Realty’s 2014 survey of data centre trends in APAC canvassed data centre decision makers in Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, and Australia.

The combined survey results for the four countries revealed that the top expected drivers of data centre capacity growth were virtualization (47 percent), big data (46 percent), and data centre consolidation (41°percent). The next tier of drivers included business growth (39 percent), business continuity (34°percent) and storage growth (32 percent).

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