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Morocco Data Center Market - Investment Analysis & Growth Opportunities 2023-2028

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  • 81 Pages
  • February 2024
  • Region: Morocco
  • Arizton
  • ID: 5506215
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The Morocco data center market size will witness investments of USD 51.0 million by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 11.18% during the forecast period.


  • Emerging as a critical hub for data center development in North Africa, the Morocco data center market attracts substantial foreign investments, mainly concentrated in Casablanca.
  • Compared to other African regions, Morocco's economy and overall Gross Domestic Product (GDP) have demonstrated satisfactory performance in recent years. The country's dependable power infrastructure further enhances its attractiveness for potential investments in data centers.
  • Morocco's renewable energy sector is rising, with an increasing demand for solar, wind, and green hydrogen projects - initiatives promoting sustainable data centers open doors to eco-friendly opportunities.
  • Substantial investments from service operators and government initiatives dedicated to facility development will propel future industry growth, creating avenues for vendors, general construction contractors, and investors.
  • The growth of the Morocco data center market is set to receive a boost with increased connectivity facilitated by the deployment of submarine cables. Currently, the country boasts around five submarine cables that are either already operational or in various stages of development.
  • Morocco's appeal for data center developers is growing due to the opportunity to power their facilities with renewable energy sources like solar and wind. The availability and increasing investment in these options contribute to the country's attraction.
  • Morocco's colocation data center market has witnessed significant expansion, fueled by the growing need for data storage and processing. Both international and local providers have either established operations or expressed their intent to do so.


  • Market size available in the investment, area, power capacity, and Morocco colocation market revenue.
  • An assessment of the data center investment in Morocco by colocation, hyperscale, and enterprise operators.
  • Investments in the area (square feet) and power capacity (MW) across cities in the country.
  • A detailed study of the existing Morocco data center market landscape, an in-depth industry analysis, and insightful predictions about market size during the forecast period.
  • Snapshot of existing and upcoming third-party data center facilities in Morocco
  • Facilities Covered (Existing): 09
  • Facilities Identified (Upcoming): 05
  • Coverage: 3+ locations
  • Existing vs. Upcoming (Area)
  • Existing vs. Upcoming (IT Load Capacity)
  • Data Center Colocation Market in Morocco
  • Market Revenue & Forecast (2022-2028)
  • Retail Colocation Revenue
  • Wholesale Colocation Pricing
  • The Morocco data center market investments are classified into IT, power, cooling, and general construction services with sizing and forecast.
  • A comprehensive analysis of the latest trends, growth rate, potential opportunities, growth restraints, and prospects for the industry.
  • Business overview and product offerings of prominent IT infrastructure providers, construction contractors, support infrastructure providers, and investors operating in the industry.
  • A transparent research methodology and the analysis of the demand and supply aspects of the industry.


  • Some key investors in the Morocco data center market are Africa Data Centres, Gulf Data Hub, inwi, and N+ONE Datacenters.
  • In May 2022, Oracle, to encourage cloud adoption, opened its lab facility for research and development in the Casablanca region of the country. The newly opening Oracle Labs aimed to upgrade the cloud-based skills in the area.
  • Telecom operators such as Maroc Telecom, Orange Morocco, Inwi, and others played an important role in connectivity across the country.
  • The migration of on-premises infrastructure to cloud/colocation by local enterprises will play a vital role in colocation revenue growth.


IT Infrastructure Providers

  • Arista Networks
  • Atos
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Huawei Technologies
  • IBM
  • Lenovo
  • NetApp

Data Center Construction Contractors & Sub-Contractors

  • Advanced Vision Morocco
  • Arup

Support Infrastructure Providers

  • ABB
  • Caterpillar
  • Cummins
  • Eaton
  • Legrand
  • Rolls-Royce Power Systems
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Vertiv

Data Center Investors

  • Africa Data Centres
  • Gulf Data Hub
  • Inwi
  • N+ONE Datacenters


  • Existing Facilities in the Region (Area and Power Capacity)
  • Casablanca
  • Other Cities
  • List of Upcoming Facilities in the region (Area and Power Capacity)


This report analyses the Morocco data center market share. It elaboratively analyses the existing and upcoming facilities and investments in IT, electrical, mechanical infrastructure, general construction, and tier standards. It discusses market sizing and investment estimation for different segments. The segmentation includes:
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Servers
  • Storage Systems
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Electrical Infrastructure
  • UPS Systems
  • Generators
  • Switches & Switchgears
  • PDUs
  • Other Electrical Infrastructure
  • Mechanical Infrastructure
  • Cooling Systems
  • Rack Cabinets
  • Other Mechanical Infrastructure
  • Cooling Systems
  • CRAC & CRAH Units
  • Chiller Units
  • Cooling Towers, Condensers & Dry Coolers
  • Other Cooling Units
  • General Construction
  • Core & Shell Development
  • Installation & commissioning Services
  • Building & Engineering Design
  • Fire Detection & Suppression Systems
  • Physical Security
  • DCIM
  • Tier Standard
  • Tier I & Tier II
  • Tier III
  • Tier IV


  • Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)
  • Construction Contractors
  • Infrastructure Providers
  • New Entrants
  • Consultants/Consultancies/Advisory Firms
  • Corporate and Government Agencies


1. How big is the Morocco data center market?
2. How many existing and upcoming data center facilities exist in Morocco?
3. What is the growth rate of the Morocco data center market?
4. How much MW of power capacity will be added across Morocco during 2023-2028?
5. What factors are driving the Morocco data center market?

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Existing & Upcoming Third-Party Data Centers in Morocco
1.1. Historical Market Scenario
1.2. 9+ Unique Data Center Properties
1.3. Data Center IT Load Capacity
1.4. Data Center White Floor Area
1.5. Existing vs Upcoming Data Center Capacity by Cities
1.6. Cities Covered
1.6.1. Casablanca
1.6.2. Other Cities
1.6.3. List of Upcoming Data Center Projects
Chapter 2: Investment Opportunities in Morocco
2.1. Microeconomic and Macroeconomic Factors in Morocco
2.2. Data Center Investments
2.3. Investment by Area
2.4. Investment by Power Capacity
Chapter 3: Data Center Colocation Market in Morocco
3.1. Colocation Services Market in Morocco
3.2. Retail Colocation Pricing
Chapter 4: Market Dynamics
4.1. Market Drivers
4.2. Market Trends
4.3. Market Restraints
Chapter 5: Market Segmentation
5.1. IT Infrastructure: Market Size & Forecast
5.2. Electrical Infrastructure: Market Size & Forecast
5.3. Mechanical Infrastructure: Market Size & Forecast
5.4. Break-Up of Construction Cost 2022
5.5. General Construction Services: Market Size & Forecast
Chapter 6: Tier Standard Investment
6.1. Tier I & II
6.2. Tier III
6.3. Tier IV
Chapter 7: Key Market Participants
7.1. IT Infrastructure Providers
7.2. Construction Contractors
7.3. Support Infrastructure Providers
7.4. Data Center Investors
Chapter 8: Appendix
8.1. Market Derivation
8.2. Quantitative Summary
List of Tables
Table 1 List of Upcoming Data Center Projects
Table 2 Data Center Site Selection Criteria
Table 3 Overall Market Size & Forecast 2022-2028
Table 4 Market Size & Forecast by Colocation Service Type ($ Million)
Table 5 Market Size & Forecast by Infrastructure 2022-2028 ($ Million)
Table 6 Market Size & Forecast by IT Infrastructure 2022-2028 ($ Million)
Table 7 Market Size & Forecast by Electrical Infrastructure 2022-2028 ($ Million)
Table 8 Market Size & Forecast by Mechanical Infrastructure 2022-2028 ($ Million)
Table 9 Market Size & Forecast by Cooling Systems 2022-2028 ($ Million)
Table 10 Market Size & Forecast by General Construction 2022-2028 ($ Million)
Table 11 Investment Market Size & Forecast by Tier Standards 2022-2028 ($ Million)

Companies Mentioned

  • Arista Networks
  • Atos
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Huawei Technologies
  • IBM
  • Lenovo
  • NetApp
  • Advanced Vision Morocco
  • Arup
  • ABB
  • Caterpillar
  • Cummins
  • Eaton
  • Legrand
  • Rolls-Royce Power Systems
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Vertiv
  • Africa Data Centres
  • Gulf Data Hub
  • Inwi
  • N+ONE Datacenters


Our research comprises a mix of primary and secondary research. The secondary research sources that are typically referred to include, but are not limited to, company websites, annual reports, financial reports, company pipeline charts, broker reports, investor presentations and SEC filings, journals and conferences, internal proprietary databases, news articles, press releases, and webcasts specific to the companies operating in any given market.

Primary research involves email interactions with the industry participants across major geographies. The participants who typically take part in such a process include, but are not limited to, CEOs, VPs, business development managers, market intelligence managers, and national sales managers. We primarily rely on internal research work and internal databases that we have populated over the years. We cross-verify our secondary research findings with the primary respondents participating in the study.



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