"2020: a tipping point for the data centre industry"
Data centre market
"As a result of Covid-19, we have seen first-hand the importance of continued network investment, and the exponential increase in companies moving solely to remote working has proved just how fundamental the sector is to keeping the working world afloat"
"While much progress has been made to 'green' the sector, there is likely to be more investment in the coming years to help the data centre industry to become carbon neutral"
"Data governance has significant implications for the data centre industry. Hence it is important to understand and distinguish the three concepts of data residency, data sovereignty and data localisation"
"Consolidation amongst service providers is surging. The amount of data centre M&A hit a record high in 2020"
"Despite high barriers to enter the market, data centre investment is evolving, slowly allowing room for private capital investors"
"The Nordics, the UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands, top European data centre benchmarks"
"In many ways, 2020 marks a turning point for the data centre industry, raising many new opportunities but also challenges for operators, developers and investors"