The need for data center infrastructures in India is growing exponentially, as cloud adoption as well as data consumption and generation by half a billion digital users is reaching unprecedented.
More and more Indian organisations are looking to transform into digital-first businesses, with a natural progression towards increased cloud-led innovation across the board. As a result, 40% of new enterprise applications in India are likely to be cloud-native by 2022.
The pandemic saw businesses rushing to the cloud and accelerating their digital transformation plans. This led to a surge in demand for data center services.
DURING the lockdown the increase in gaming and content consumption on OTT platforms has also resulted in an increased demand for data centres.
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In this article, we analyze the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on data centres and global networks. We look at how the crisis is impacting supply, demand, new construction, and operations.
The Frost & Sullivan report indicates that the data centre market in India is predicted to expand at 9.9% CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) from 2019 to 2024.
Given its uniqueness, tackling the impact of COVID-19 has been a gradual process for most businesses due to the lack of a set of metrics to help determine the full impact quickly and make response plans.