INDUSTRY NEWS: posted 14 August 2019

A new report called “Data Centre Europe Trends Tracker – July 2019 edition” hasbeen released this week and provides updated research relating to the European Data Centre market.  The publishing date was last Saturday 10th August 2019 and is available for purchase via DATACENTRE.ME.

About the Euro Data Centre Trends Tracker:

Euro-Data Centre Trends (E-DCT) is a Bi-Annual Subscription Service published twice a year January and July / August. It analyses third-party Data Centre facilities across 15 European Countries namely Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK.

Each edition considers the key metrics of Data Centre pricing trends, Data Centre sizing, key geographical clusters, new Data Centre build outs and overall Data Centre trends. 

The latest Europe Data Centre Trends Tracker survey shows the continued dominance of the UK and German Data Centre Markets in Europe with city areas such as Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Madrid seeing the fastest growth.

The July / August 2019 edition of the Europe Data Centre Tracker with some of the key trends highlighted below:

1)      The UK DC market remains the largest market in Europe with 880,000 m2 of potential data centre raised floor and 1,213 MW of potential power at the end of June 2019.

2)      Germany is the second largest Data Centre Market in Europe with a potential raised floor space of 523,000 M2 and 795 MW of power by the end of June 2019. Frankfurt is the one of the largest city cluster and seeing sustained growth from new facility built by Colt Telecom, CyrusOne, Digital Realty, e-shelter, Equinix, Etix Everywhere, Interxion and Maincubes.  New build is spreading to other German cities including Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Nuremburg. 

3)      France and the Netherlands are the third and fourth largest Data Centre markets in Europe with both countries having similar amounts of space and power available. Paris and Amsterdam acting as the largest hubs and rivalling London and Frankfurt city clusers for total space and power.

4)      Dublin (Ireland), Madrid (Spain), Milan (Italy) and Slough (UK) are city clusters growing faster than most of the large hubs, with Slough used as a supplementary DC site to the London and Inner M25 area.

5)      Average European Data Centre Pricing is the highest in Switzerland with average pricing of rack space at just over Euro 1,100 per month.  The lowest average pricing of the surveyed countries is Poland, at least less than one third the average of the Swiss rack space rates.

The author of this report commented, "Although Ireland and Switzerland are seeing significant investment in new Data Centre Capacity, the largest Country Markets - the four so called 'Tier 1' Country markets - UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands with Germany (Frankfurt seeing the largest number of Data Centre facilities being introduced over the period 2018 to 2020.  Third-party data centre developments taking place across the 15 European Country markets with significant development in 12 of them seeing Data Centre developments of some 60 Data Centre facilities in total”.

The Data Centre UK Trends Tracker - July 2019 edition has also been released.  More information relating to both reports - along with all reports available via DATACENTRE.ME - can be found here.


* Buy the July 2019 UK edition for GBP 1,295.00

* Buy both the UK & Europe (more details below) July 2019 editions as a bundle for the discounted rate of GBP 1,995.00

The above can also be purchased as a 1-year subscription including July 2019 and January 2020 editions at the prices of:

* UK July 2019 & January 2020 editions GBP 1,99500

* Europe July 2019 & January 2020 editions GBP 1,995.00

For more information or to purchase the above-mentioned report / subscription, please contact Caroline Hitchins on / +44 (0) 7544 121900

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