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Datacenter Strategies - The Evolution of the Business from a Telecom Perspective

  • ID: 4720207
  • Report
  • November 2018
  • Region: Global
  • 36 pages
until Dec 31st 2020
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This report examines the market of datacenter services in colocation and hosting, angled from the specific perspective of the telco market.

The major telcos of the three regions of North America, Europe and Asia are scanned in detail, with an absorbing range of strategic patterns emerging by each region.

To ensure that it covers the entire ecosystem of datacenter service offerings, the report also considers pure datacenter players, service integrators, pure cloud players and Internet giants. Their features are cross-referenced with the value chain in order to fully describe the positions of the various market players.

Concluding with a strategic analysis of the market dynamics leading to variegated approaches, the report presents a forecast of the size of the market up to 2022, with the view of the researcher on its expected evolution.

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  • CenturyLink
  • Digital Realty
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1. Executive Summary
1.1. Key Findings
1.2. The view and recommendations

2. Methodology & definitions
2.1. General methodology of reports

3. Market overview & definition
3.1. Definition
3.2. Market overview
3.2.1. The value chain
3.2.2. The market players

4. Differing approaches in different regions
4.1. Case USA
4.1.1. AT&T: selling off their datacenters to shift business to contents
4.1.2. Verizon: also selling their datacenters, to shift to media business
4.1.3. CenturyLink: again selling datacenters, to concentrate on telecom infrastructure
4.1.4. The other side of the US ecosystem: how other players perceive telecom players
4.2. Case Europe
4.2.1. Telefónica
4.2.2. British Telecom (BT)
4.2.3. Deutsche Telekom (DT)
4.2.4. Orange
4.2.5. Telia
4.3. Case Asia
4.3.1. China Mobile
4.3.2. China Telecom
4.3.3. China Unicom in Singapore
4.3.4. Singtel

5. Markets and forecasts
5.1.1. Key driver 1: Explosion of global data consumption
5.1.2. Key driver 2: Growing trend to outsource datacenters
5.1.3. Key driver 3: Increasing adoption of cloud solutions

6. Strategic analysis: the telco perspective
6.1. Case USA: No longer an option to compete against the big guns
6.2. Case Asia: Local telcos have the power to offer premium services
6.3. Case Europe: The squeezed middle continent, pressured on both sides

List of tables and figures
Figure 1: Datacenter services as physical services, as opposed to IT cloud services
Figure 2: Value chain and main actors (types) within the data services market
Figure 3: North American, European and Asian telcos all have a single approach, different to each other
Figure 4: USA: the ecosystem approach
Figure 5: The ecosystem approach is based on multiple partnerships
Figure 6: Case AT&T
Figure 7: Case Verizon
Figure 8: Case CenturyLink
Figure 9: Case Digital Realty
Figure 10: Case Amazon Web Services
Figure 10: Case Equinix
Figure 11: Europe: the value chain approach
Figure 12: Case Telefónica
Figure 13: Case British Telecom (BT)
Figure 14: Case Deutsche Telekom (DT)
Figure 15: Case Orange
Figure 16: Case Telia
Figure 17: Asia: the pick-and-mix approach
Figure 18: Case China Mobile
Figure 19: Case China Telecom
Figure 20: Case China Unicom in Singapore
Figure 21: Case Singtel
Figure 22: The datacenter services market forecast, 2016-2022
Figure 23: OTT markets in 2022, by segment
Figure 24: The US market has an already well-established order in each part of the value chain
Figure 25: An example of NTT, providing the full chain of services
Figure 26: The European market squeezed in the middle, with pressure from both US and Asia

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  • Alibaba Cloud
  • Amazon Web Services
  • AOL
  • AT&T
  • BlueJeans
  • Brocade
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Partners
  • BT
  • CenturyLink
  • China Mobile
  • China Telecom
  • China Unicom
  • Cisco
  • Cyxtera
  • Deutsche Telekom
  • Digital Realty
  • DirecTV
  • Equinix
  • e-shelter
  • F5
  • Facebook
  • FlexWareSM
  • Fortinet
  • Google
  • Gyron
  • HP
  • IBM
  • Level3
  • Microsoft Azure
  • NetBond
  • NTT
  • OpenShift
  • OpenStack
  • Orange
  • Rackspace
  • Salesforce
  • Singtel
  • Telecity Group
  • Telefónica
  • Telia
  • Time Warner
  • Verizon
  • VMware
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