SAUDI ARABIA DATA CENTER MARKET INSIGHTS
- Saudi Arabia is one of the significant data center colocation markets in the Middle East region, with a revenue of USD 140 million generated in 2020.
- Scope Technologies, DesertClouds, Waja Media Solutions, Alfuzail, and BrighteningTech, are some of the local cloud service providers in Saudi Arabia.
- The growing adoption of smart devices and increasing demand for analytics, cloud adoption, and the growth of wireless networking technologies have led several organizations in Saudi Arabia to invest in Big data and IoT technology.
- Riyadh is the primary data center in Saudi Arabia, housing around 50% of the region's total facilities.
- Saudi Arabia is increasingly becoming a hotspot for investment in renewable energy owing to the abundance of solar energy sources in the region.
- Many telecommunication providers and hyperscale data center operators invest in cables to improve network connectivity within the country.
- Saudi Arabia enjoys a strategic location between Africa and APAC that can easily connect both the regions, which will benefit the operators to invest in a submarine cable network passing through the country.
WHY SHOULD YOU BUY THIS RESEARCH?
- Market size available in the area, power capacity, investment, and colocation revenue.
- An assessment based on investment in Saudi Arabia by colocation, hyperscale, and enterprise operators.
- Data center investments in terms of area (square feet) and power capacity (MW) across cities in the country.
- A detailed study of the existing industry landscape, an in-depth industry analysis, and insightful predictions about the Saudi Arabia data center market size during the forecast period.
- Snapshot of existing and upcoming third-party facilities in Saudi Arabia
- Facilities Covered (Existing): 19
- Facilities Identified (Upcoming): 8
- Coverage: 7 Cities
- Existing vs. Upcoming (Data Center Area)
- Existing vs. Upcoming (IT Load Capacity)
- Datacenter colocation market in Saudi Arabia
- Market Revenue & Forecast (2020-2026)
- Retail Colocation Pricing
- Wholesale Colocation Pricing
- Classification of the Saudi Arabia data center market investments into multiple segments and sub-segments (IT, power, cooling, and general construction services) with industry sizing and forecast.
- A comprehensive analysis of the latest trends, growth rate, potential opportunities, and growth restraints, and prospects for the industry.
- Business overview and product offerings of prominent IT infrastructure providers, construction contractors, support infrastructure providers, and investors operating in the industry.
- A transparent research methodology and the analysis of the demand and supply aspect of the market.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF THE REPORT:
- Vendors such as Vertiv Group, Schneider Electric, and Eaton witness high demand for lithium-ion UPS systems from Saudi Arabia's data center operators.
- With the growth in data center investments, most facilities adopt a medium- to high-voltage switchgear in Saudi Arabia.
- In Saudi Arabia, data center operators are likely to use air-based cooling techniques since most parts of the region are covered with deserts and there is water scarcity.
- The Saudi Arabia data center market is dominated by greenfield construction. It will witness an increase in modular data center construction in the coming years.
- SMEs' adoption of cloud-based services has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is likely to aid industry growth in Saudi Arabia.
- Gulf Data Hub invested around USD 56 million to construct a colocation data facility in Jeddah in 2020.
DATA CENTER MARKET BY AREA
SAUDI ARABIA DATA CENTER MARKET VENDOR LANDSCAPE
Ashi & Bushnag, Al-Latifia Trading and Contracting Company, Atkins, Capitoline, DC PRO, Edarat Group, ICS Nett, Linesight, and RED are some of the major Construction Constructors & Sub-Contractors in Saudi Arabia’s market. The colocation operator Gulf Data Hub plans to build two data centers in Jeddah and Al Khobar, adding around 32 MW of power. Saudi Telecom Company (STC) deployed two facilities across Jeddah and Al-Madina, adding over 5 MW of cumulative power.
This report analyzes the Saudi Arabia data center market share and elaborative analysis of the existing and upcoming facilities and data center investments in terms of IT, electrical, mechanical infrastructure, general construction, tier standards, and geography. It discusses market sizing and investment estimation for different segments. The segmentation includes:
EXISTING VS. UPCOMING DATA CENTERS
- Existing Facilities in the region (Area and Power Capacity)
- Other Cities
- List of Upcoming Facilities in the region (Area and Power Capacity)
SAUDI ARABIA DATA CENTER INVESTMENT COVERAGE
- IT Infrastructure
- Electrical Infrastructure
- Mechanical Infrastructure
- General Construction
- Storage Systems
- Network Infrastructure
- UPS Systems
- Transfer Switches and Switchgears
- Other Electrical Infrastructure
- Cooling Systems
- Rack Cabinets
- Other Mechanical Infrastructure
- CRAC & CRAH Units
- Cooling Towers, Condensers, and Dry Coolers
- Other Cooling Units
- Building Development
- Installation and Commissioning Services
- Building & Engineering Design
- Physical Security
- Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM)
- Tier I & Tier II
- Tier III
- Tier IV
- Other Cities
IT Infrastructure Providers - Arista Networks, Atos, Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Huawei Technologies, IBM, Lenovo, and NetApp
Construction Contractors & Sub-Contractors – Ashi & Bushnag, Al-Latifia Trading and Contracting Company, Atkins, Capitoline, DC PRO, Edarat Group, EGEC, HATCO, ICS Nett, INT’LTEC Group, Juffali Airconditioning, Mechanical, and Electrical Company (JAMED), Linesight, RED, and SANA Creative Systems
Support Infrastructure Providers – ABB, Canovate, Caterpillar, Conteg, Cummins, Eaton, Grundfos, HITEC Power Protection, Legrand, Rittal, Rolls-Royce Power Systems, Schneider Electric, STULZ, and Vertiv Group
Key Investors – Gulf Data Hub, Salam (Integrated Telecom Company), Etihad Etisalat (Mobily), NashirNet, NourNet, and Saudi Telecom Company (stc)
- Datacenter Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT)
- Datacenter Construction Contractors
- Datacenter Infrastructure Providers
- New Entrants
- Consultants/Consultancies/Advisory Firms
- Corporate and Governments Agencies