Data Centre Pricing in France 2014 to 2019

Data Centre Pricing in France 2014 to 2019

  • February 2014 •
  • 72 pages •
  • Report ID: 2038646 •
  • Format: PDF
The Data Centre Pricing France – 2014 to 2019 report provides a unique overview of Data Centre pricing available in the French market.

It uses a TCL survey of the 60 French Data Centre providers with some 154 Data Centre facilities as the core data source for the report.

As of the end of 2014 TCL forecasts that total Data Centre raised floor space in France will be over 360,900 square metres, and that total French Data Centre raised floor space will rise to over 464,400 square metres over the 5 year period to the end of 2019.

It corresponds to a rise of some 28.7 per cent in total raised floor space over the period – which is equivalent to a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of over 5.7 per cent per annum over the period.

Below TCL provides an overview of the research methodology used in the report:

Research Methodology

The TCL Data Centre Pricing France – 2014 to 2019 report was written over the period from January to February 2014. It includes information from both primary and secondary sources. The report also draws on information from earlier TCL reports (including the TCL Premium Data Centre report) and the TCL Data Centre Price Tracker subscription service.

The report is based on an analysis of around 60 Data Centre providers in Francec onsisting of some 154 Data Centre facilities with a survey of all Data Centre facilities – with information provided from the operators.

The basis of the report is a unique model of the French Data Centre market developed by TCL, which includes the key metrics of power, capacity and pricing by both facility and by Data Centre provider. The model takes information from each Data Centre provider in a “bottom up” process.

The report also uses telephone and face to face interviews along with a TCL questionnaire which is used to provide information on Data Centre capacity and demand factors for the forecast. The TCL report also uses information which comes from a range of sources including independent experts, Data Centre company presentations, telecoms companies, IT companies and real estate companies.

The main Data Centre segments identified in this report

The Data Centre model can be segmented by location and by the 3 main types of Data Centre provider segment used in this report.

The 3 main types of Data Centre provider segment identified in this report are as follows:

The Carrier Based Data Centre segment
The Carrier Neutral Data Centre segment
The Premium Data Centre segment

The different Data Centre provider types are further defined below for the purposes of this report:

- A Carrier Based Data Centre provider for the purposes of this report - is defined as being a subsidiary of a telecoms provider and is able to provide a limited choice of telecoms networks from a facility.
- A Carrier Neutral Data Centre provider for the purposes of this report - is defined as being a company, which is not part of a domestic network provider and has multiple telecoms networks from a facility.
- A Premium Data Centre provider for the purposes of this report - is defined as being able to support high density power per rack combinations of up to 20 kW or above.

By number French Carrier Based Data Centres are the largest segment of Data Centre facilities inFranceas of the end of 2014 (with 88 Carrier Based Data Centre facilities identified).

Carrier Based providers such as Cogent, SFR, Interoute and Orange have a large number of collocation sites available across the country, followed by Carrier Neutral Data Centre facilities – with 49 Data Centre facilities identified.