EMEA Big Data Datacenter Infrastructure Market to Triple by 2019, Reaching $5.4B, Says IDC

LONDON / PRAGUE, January 18, 2016 — International Data Corporation (IDC) has completed an in-depth market sizing of the EMEA Big Data infrastructure market focusing on servers, storage, and cloud resources used for Big Data–related activities. These include value creation from merging different data sources, various analytics, log files, and metadata that help identify patterns and generate predictions. (TZ)

IDC forecasts that Big Data–related server shipments will increase from 6% of all servers shipped in EMEA in 2015 to 16% by 2019, and server values from $1 billion in 2015 to $2.7 billion by 2019.

Big Data storage capacity share of new shipments is expected to reach 20 exabytes by 2019, with a value of $2.7 billion.

According to our market sizing, 134,000 server units were shipped for Big Data purposes in 2015, and 764 petabytes of storage capacity deployed, with the majority being external storage.


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