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市場調查報告書

蘇格蘭的資料中心:2016-2019年

Data Centre Scotland 2016 to 2019

出版商 Tariff Consultancy Ltd. 商品編碼 353502
出版日期 內容資訊 英文 30 Pages; 11 Figures
商品交期: 最快1-2個工作天內
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蘇格蘭的資料中心:2016-2019年 Data Centre Scotland 2016 to 2019
出版日期: 2016年03月03日 內容資訊: 英文 30 Pages; 11 Figures
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2015年終時刻,在蘇格蘭有5個第三方資料中心供應商在愛丁堡、阿伯丁、格拉斯哥,及丹地營運8個設施。預計2015年終時刻的蘇格蘭的資料中心空間達11,000平方米,資料中心電力為13MW。蘇格蘭的資料中心市場從2016年終到2019年終,資料中心空間有40,000平方米,資料中心電力為46MW,可能擴大到約4倍。目前蘇格蘭的資料中心空間僅構成英國整體資料中心空間的2%,不過,如果預定的新設施建設了,預計今後3年將倍增。

本報告提供蘇格蘭的資料中心市場相關調查,市場形勢,資料中心空間、電力的預測,主要的資料中心設施的案例研究,及作為資料中心地點的蘇格蘭的魅力等相關分析。

目錄

  • 圖表
  • 摘要整理
  • 蘇格蘭的資料中心設施的增加
  • 蘇格蘭的資料中心形勢的變化
  • 蘇格蘭的資料中心空間的增加 (平方公尺)
  • 蘇格蘭的資料中心電力的增加 (兆瓦)
  • 蘇格蘭的主要資料中心設施擴大的主要的案例研究
  • 蘇格蘭的資料中心與凱爾特各國 (冰島、愛爾蘭、挪威、瑞典) 的資料中心市場比較
  • 凱爾特各國的資料中心區分的成長理由
  • 作為資料中心地點的蘇格蘭的魅力比較
  • 結論:蘇格蘭的資料中心設施的展望

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目錄

Scottish Data Centre facilities are now set for record growth as new developments are launched, a new survey

This report examines the trends that are taking place over the 3 years from 2016 to 2019. The report provides a unique forecast for third party Data Centre space and power in the fast evolving Scottish market.

The ‘TCL Data Centre Scotland - 2016’ report finds that a number of new key trends are about to transform the Scottish Data Centre market:

  • As of the end of 2015, TCL has identified five third party Data Centre providers with 8 facilities in Scotland, located in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow & Dundee.
  • As of the end of 2015, TCL forecasts that there will be 11,000 m2 of Data Centre space and 13 MW of Data Centre power.
  • The Scottish Data Centre market has the potential to grow almost four-fold from the end of 2016 to the end of 2019, to 40,000 m2 of Data Centre space and 46 MW of Data Centre power.
  • To date, Data Centre space in Scotland accounts for only 2 per cent of total UK Data Centre space, but is projected to double over the next 3 year period, if the prospective new build outs are introduced.
  • The growth is coming from three proposed new speculative build outs by DataVita (Lanarkshire), the Blair Farm Data Centre (Fenwick) and the Queensway Park Data Centre (Glenrothes).

Most of the new Scottish Data Centre facilities planned are speculative, with the DataVita facility being the first new Data Centre to enter operation from June 2016. It is to have an UpTime Institute Tier 3 design certification, and DataVita to be the first purpose-built cloud facility in Scotland, with potential space of up to 4,000 m2.

The TCL report finds that in order to be sustained, the growth in Scottish Data Centre facilities is dependent on the following conditions:

  • Green sustainable power is required - New Scottish Data Centre facilities are being provided with 100 per cent sustainable power sources and a low PUE ratio.
  • The need for anchor tenants/partners - The Blair Farm Data Centre and the Queensway Park Data Centre both appear to be dependent on finding anchor tenants or partnerships for the projects to go ahead.
  • Low cost Data Centre space is needed as a differentiator - Scottish Data Centre facilities require a clear differential advantage, with a low cost price structure.
  • Scottish Government promotion of third party Data Centre space - Scottish third party colocation and cloud services are being promoted by the Scottish Government as an alternative to self-built in-house Data Centre facilities.

However, TCL has identified a series of potential road-blocks that need to be surmounted if the potential for the Scottish Data Centre is to be realized. They include the following issues:

  • The cost of Data Centre energy: Industrial energy costs in Scotland (as with the rest of the UK) are among the highest in the EU-28. Energy costs in Norway, Sweden & Iceland are at least half the cost per kW Hour compared with the UK.
  • The introduction of direct international telecoms networks: The vast majority of international cable systems connect Scotland via London or other parts of the UK with implications for latency.
  • The availability of renewable energy supplies: With selected Data Centre providers reporting that the “Big Six” energy providers are reluctant to offer renewable power to new Data Centres, which in one case is being sourced from a new energy provider.
  • The desire of customers to use outsourced Scottish-based Data Centre facilities: Customers are beginning to migrate to 3rd party IT solutions, away from in-house solutions in Scotland.

Scottish Data Centre providers report that there is latent demand for cloud, hosting & colocation services from particular segments such as healthcare, life sciences, large enterprises and the public sector. They also believe that cloud and IT integrators require a regional Data Centre presence in Scotland, which has been hitherto lacking.

In the report TCL highlights the considerable differences in Data Centre space and power between Scotland and surrounding countries such as Iceland, Ireland, Norway & Sweden, and also the variation in power costs.

However, the UK Data Centre market has become more fragmented over time, with geographical Data Centre clusters in areas such as Slough, Reading, Milton Keynes Birmingham, Manchester & Newcastle pursuing their own pricing strategy which is distinct from the traditional London & M25 cluster.

As Data Centre facilities spread out from London there is scope for other regional Data Centre clusters to become established with their own ecosystems - including fibre & IP connectivity, cloud & digital partners and customers - with their own pricing regimes. The Scottish Data Centre market is currently a small cluster but it has the potential to grow fast from a low initial base.

Table of Contents

  • A List of Figures - Data Centre Scotland 2016 to 2019
  • Executive Summary - Data Centre Scotland 2016 to 2019
  • The increase in Scottish Data Centre facilities
  • The changes in the Scottish Data Centre landscape
  • The increase in Scottish Data Centre space (in m2)
  • The increase in Scottish Data Centre power (in MW)
  • Key case studies for selected Scottish Data Centre facility expansion
  • The Scottish Data Centre compared with the Celtic fringe Data Centre country markets
  • The reasons for the growth of the Data Centre segment in the Celtic fringe countries
  • The comparative attractiveness of Scotland as a Data Centre location
  • Conclusions - The prospect for Scottish Data Centre facilities

Figures (Tables/Charts)

  • F1: A table showing current average 3rd party Scottish Data Centre facilities - as of the end of 2015
  • F2: A table showing the forecast increase in Scottish Data Centre facilities, space & power from 2015 to 2019
  • F3: A table showing Scottish Data Centre facilities as a percentage of the UK total, in figures & as a percentage
  • F4: A chart showing the growth in forecast Scottish Data Centre space from 2016 to 2019 in m2
  • F5: A chart showing the growth in forecast Scottish Data Centre power from 2016 to 2019 in MW
  • F6: A table showing the main geographical Data Centre clusters present in the UK - as of the end of 2015
  • F7: A chart showing average selected UK Data Centre geographical cluster pricing in GBPs per m2 per month
  • F8: A chart showing the population size for countries in the Celtic fringe in millions
  • F9: A table showing the Data Centre market in Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden & Scotland by numbers of facility & space in m2
  • F10: A chart showing the size of the Data Centre Celtic fringe country market space (Iceland, Scotland, Sweden, Norway & Ireland) in m2
  • F11: A chart showing the costs of industrial electricity between Celtic fringe countries in kW per Hour in Euro
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