India is a developing data centre market in the APAC region, a report by Arizton has found. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a strong market enabler for digital transformation initiatives across private and public sector enterprises in India leading to over $10 billion predicted to be invested in core and shell development and support infrastructure procurement for data centres across India during 2021-2026. In India, state governments are attracting data centre investments through MoUs and tax incentives. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, and Telangana have announced incentives for data centre development in the last two years.
The report is entitled India Data Centre Market – Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2021-2026 and it found that the India data centre market size will witness investments of $8 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 12 per cent during 2021-2026. Arizton has identified about 79 unique data centre facilities and 23 upcoming facilities in India. Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, India has witnessed a growth of over 30 per cent in internet usage consumption. The demand for data centres has gone up due to an increase in access to internet-related services by organisations across various sectors.
Arizton’s research reports on the data centre knowledge base offer an analysis regarding the current market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market insights. Observing these rapid and drastic changes in demand and supply patterns encouraged the industry analysts at Arizton to publish exhaustive and data-driven insights on these recent trends in the industry.