Thursday, 26 June 2014

Data Center Rack Market Growth in APAC, America, and EMEA Regions Covered in a Report

View a Presentation on Global Data Center Rack Market 2014-2018
 Data center racks are used to support servers, switches, routers, and other network equipment. Adoption of rack solutions enables efficient and easy management of data center networks. The rack solutions are designed to support multiple servers in a secure environment. The modern racks are equipped with features such as cooling, power management, connectivity, and cable management. Advanced monitoring solutions also enable remote monitoring of the racks and the equipment being hosted into the racks. The racks are also equipped with sensors, which provide real-time information on the performance and status of the racks. Analysts forecast the Global Data Center Rack market will grow at a CAGR of 13.76 percent over the period 2013-2018.
The Report recognizes the following companies as the key players in Global Data Center Rack Market: Dell Inc., Eaton Corp., Emerson Network Power, Fujitsu Ltd., Hewlett Packard Co., IBM Corp., Oracle Corp., Rittal Corp., Schneider Electric SA
The Global Data Center Rack market has been witnessing increasing demand for taller rack systems. The international standard for rack systems is shifting to taller systems as they facilitate utilization of data center floor space and also provide better cooling for data center components. Enterprises are also acquiring more space for additional cabling and attachment of other computing peripherals. The standard for data center racks is changing from 42U to 48U or 51U racks, reflecting the tendency of enterprises to add more computing equipment into their existing computing floor space.
According to the report, in addition to the increasing number of data centers, increased content digitalization and the need for additional computing and storage infrastructure have led to the establishment of new data centers the world over. Data centers are equipped with computing equipment and supporting peripherals that are mounted on racks; the increased use of computer equipment leads to high demand for data center rack solutions.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Data Center Rack market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers revenue generated from data center and server racks/cabinets/enclosures. The report does not cover racks used for other IT purposes such as networking. The report classifies data center racks in various sub-segments as follows:
  • By rack units: less than 36U, 36U, 42U, 48U, 51U, and others
  • By measurement size: 19″ and others
  • By number of posts: 2-post and 4-post
Global Data Center Rack Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Data Center Rack market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Further, the report states that the increasing virtualization and server consolidation process is one of the major challenges. The growing adoption of virtualized computing equipment and services is reducing the demand for server hardware and solutions, which directly affects the demand for rack solutions.