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India Data Center Market Outlook and Forecast Report 2021-2026 Featuring Established Market Giants and New Entrants Such as Adani Group, Bridge Data Centres, Colt DCS, Equinix, PDG & Mantra DCs
[April 28, 2021]

India Data Center Market Outlook and Forecast Report 2021-2026 Featuring Established Market Giants and New Entrants Such as Adani Group, Bridge Data Centres, Colt DCS, Equinix, PDG & Mantra DCs

DUBLIN, April 28, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Data Center Market in India - Industry Outlook and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to's offering.

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The India data center market by investment is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 12% during the period 2020-2026.

The India market is witnessing significant investment from colocation service providers due to high demand from BFSI, logistics, transportation, e-commerce, and government agencies, fueled by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Several global colocation and data center service providers have been shown a tremendous inclination toward the Indian data center market, which is likely to contribute to the market growth. For instance, in August 2020, Equinix entered India with the acquisition of GPX Global Systems in Mumbai, which is likely to close by Q2 2021.

In December 2020, Adani Group announced to set up a hyperscale data center facility with an investment of around $340 million in Chennai. The company had partnered with the global colocation service provider, EdgeConneX, to build and operate 1 GW of data center campuses across the country, powered by renewable energy power plants in India. Government agencies and enterprises are setting up their own data centers in India.

The deployment of on-premises infrastructure solutions continues to grow in the market. Also, the National Payments Corporation of India, State Bank of India, National Payments Corporation of India, and Information Technology Department Tamil Nadu investing in their self-built facilities in the country.

India Data Center Market Segmentation

The india data center market research report includes a detailed segmentation by IT infrastructure, electrical infrastructure, mechanical infrastructure, cooling systems, general construction, tier standards, geography. The demand for servers suitable for cloud and big analytics workload is expected to grow during the forecast period. The adoption of converged and hyper-converged infrastructure solutions is likely to influence market growth during the forecast period. Enterprises are likely to prefer servers that reduce space in the data center environment without affecting performance. The market is expected to witness the growth of white-box server systems as enterprises are keen to adopt server infrastructure based on open community designs (OCP).


Maharashtra is a major data center development destination in India. Mumbai is the leading city for data center development, followed by Chennai. AWS, Microsoft, Alibaba, and Google have a physical presence in Mumbai. Colt DCS is developing the largest data center in Mumbai with a total power capacity of over 100 MW. Favorable government incentives and high IT connectivity are the major factors influencing data center development in Maharastra. Mumbai is a major location, with high submarine cable deployments that connect to key markets and regions across the world. In April 2020, Google announced an investment of around $400 million in the deployment of Blue-Raman cable, which connects India with Israel and Italy.


The India data center market consists of several IT, electrical, and mechanical infrastructure providers. Arista Networks, Atos, Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Dell Technologies, Caterpillar, Schneider Electric, Vertiv, and Cummins are some major IT and support infrastructure providers.

Infrastructure vendors are likely to offer innovative products that help to reduce power consumption and improve efficiency during the forecast period. The market is also likely to witness high demand for UPS and generators of varied capacities in small, medium, and large data centers.

The demand for high-capacity systems with 2N redundant configuration is expected to increase over the next few years. The India data center market is witnessing intense competition among local service providers as several operators are rapidly expanding their operations. New market entrants are offering tough competition to established players.


1. What is the COVID-19 impact on the data center market in India?
2. What is the India data center market size and growth rate during the forecast period?
3. What are the key drivers and trends in the Indian data center market?
4. Who are the new entrants in the India data center market?
5. Which are the prominent destinations for data center investments in India?
6. Which security challenges are faced by data center infrastructure providers?

Key Topics Covered:

1 Research Methodology

2 Research Objectives

3 Research Process

4 Scope & Coverage
4.1 Market Definition
4.2 Base Year
4.3 Scope of The Study
4.4 Market Segments

5 Report Assumptions & Caveats
5.1 Key Caveats
5.2 Currency Conversion
5.3 Market Derivation

6 Market at a Glance

7 Introduction
7.1 Data Center Incentives In India
7.2 List Of Data Center Investment In India
7.3 Data Center Site Selection Criteria

8 Market Opportunities & Trends
8.1 5G Deployment Enhances The Edge Data Center Investments
8.2 Procurement Of Renewable Energy In Data Centers
8.3 Growing Rack Power Density
8.4 Increased Adoption Of Hyperconverged & Converged Infrastructure Platforms

9 Market Enablers
9.1 COVID-19 Impact On Data Center Market In India
9.2 Government To Grow Digital Economy & Data Center Investments
9.3 Rise In Investments From Colocation Providers
9.4 Cloud Adoption Increases Data Center Investments
9.5 Big Data & IoT Drive Data Center Investments

10 Market Restraints
10.1 Challenges Related to Power Reliability
10.2 Security Challenges In Data Centers
10.3 Lack of Strong Network Connectivity
10.4 Increasing Water Scarcity For Data Center Cooling

11 Market Landscape
11.1 Market Overview
11.2 Market Size & Forecast
11.3 Five Forces Analysis

12 Infrastructure
12.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
12.2 Market Overview

13 IT Infrastructure
13.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
13.2 Server Infrastructure
13.3 Storage Infrastructure
13.4 Network Infrastructure

14 Electrical Infrastructure
14.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
14.2 UPS Systems
14.3 Generators
14.4 Transfer Switches & Switchgear
14.5 Power Distribution Units
14.6 Other Electrical Infrastructure

15 Mechanical Infrastructure
15.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
15.2 Cooling Systems
15.3 Racks
15.4 Other Mechanical Infrastructure

16 Cooling Systems
16.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
16.2 CRAC & CRAH Units
16.3 Chiller Units
16.4 Cooling Towers, Condensers & Dry Coolers
16.5 Other Cooling Units

17 General Construction
17.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
17.2 Core & Shell Development
17.3 Installation & Commissioning Services
17.4 Engineering & Building Design
17.5 Physical Security

18 Tier Standards
18.1 Market Snapshot & Growth Engine
18.2 Overview of Tier Standards
18.3 TIER I & II
18.5 TIER IV

19 Geography
19.1 Investment: Snapshot & Growth Engine
19.2 Area: Snapshot & Growth Engine
19.3 Power Capacity: Snapshot & Growth Engine

Competitive Landscape

Key Data Center Critical (IT) Infrastructure Providers

  • Arista Networks
  • Atos
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Huawei Technologies
  • IBM
  • Juniper Networks
  • Lenovo
  • NEC Corporation
  • NetApp

Key Data Center Support Infrastructure Providers

  • ABB
  • Blue Box (Swegon)
  • Caterpillar
  • Climaveneta Climate Technologies (Mitsubishi Electric)
  • Cummins
  • Delta Electronics
  • Eaton
  • KOEL (Kirloskar Group)
  • Legrand
  • NetRack Enclosures
  • Panduit
  • Rolls-Royce Power Systems
  • Reillo Elettronica (Riello UPS)
  • Rittal
  • Schneider Electric
  • Siemens
  • Vertiv Group

Key Data Center General Construction Contractors

  • DSCO Group
  • Larsen & Toubro (L&T)
  • Prasa
  • Sterling and Wilson (Shapoorji Pallonji Group)
  • Turner & Townsend
  • Vastunidhi

Key Data Center Investors

  • Airtel India (Nxtra Data)
  • CtrlS
  • NTT Global Data Centers (Netmagic)
  • Pi Data Centers
  • RackBank
  • Reliance Jio Infocomm
  • ST Telemedia Global Data Centres India
  • Sify Technologies
  • Web Werks
  • Yotta Infrastructure (Hiranandani Group)

New Entrants

  • Adani Group
  • Bridge Data Centres
  • Colt Data Centre Services (Colt DCS)
  • Equinix (GPX Global Systems)
  • Mantra Data Centers
  • Princeton Digital Group (PDG)

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