The micro data center market is expected to grow from USD 4.2 billion in 2019 to USD 27.36 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 26.4% during the forecast period 2020-2027.
A small or containerized data center architecture designed for computer workloads without any traditional facilities requirements is known as a micro data center. It is a small-scale modular data center that includes all the storage, compute, cooling, power, networking, and various other infrastructure required for a given workload. The micro data center sizes may vary from rack to container; it may include less than four servers in a single 19-inch rack. Micro data center are typically portable and provide play and plug features.
The factors driving the market are a rise in SMEs, growing demand for edge micro data centers in industry verticals, rise in urbanization and digital representation,deploymentand advertisement of 5G network connectivity, and flourishing telecommunication sector. The factors restraining the market growth are monitoring and management challenges at remote areas, lack of awareness, and challenges in implementation of high-performance computing.
Some of the notable players in the market are NVIDIA Corporation, Edgemicro, Eaton Corporation, Smart Edge Data Centers Limited, Schneider Electric SE, IBM Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Panduit Corporation, Attom Technology, Huawei Technologies Limited, EdgePresence, Vertiv Co., and Rittal GmbH & Co. Kg. In February 2020, a new micro data center that features a small-footprint server was launched by Dell Technologies. It is a streaming analytics engine for storing and analysing data at the edge, and an updated tool for secure remote management. Learn more: FiorMaket