Infrastructure monitoring solutions in France will attract more investment


Sydney, September 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Barely published, this edition of Paul Budde Communication’s synthesis report on France presents major developments and key aspects of the telecommunications markets.Read the full report:

The penetration of end-to-end remote monitoring solutions in data centers will increase the growth of the data center market in France. Paris accounted for around 50% of data center investment in France in 2019. Marseille, which is emerging as a major data center hub in France, saw an investment of around 30% during the same period.

The introduction of 5G in France is likely to increase investment in data centers. Orange, one of the data center investors and a leading telecommunications provider in the country, is responsible for introducing the 5G network. France’s growing connectivity with other countries is expected to drive more investment from cloud and colocation service providers. The main Internet exchanges France IX, provides connectivity to Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the United States.

What is the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on the French market?

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has dramatically increased data traffic from March 2020. To provide high availability services, operators are taking precautionary measures for their on-site employees. Data center operators have also taken steps to manage the available workforce and monitor their existing faculties without disruption in service. The impact of the operations will be low in France.

What are the key factors that attract investment in France?

The increased adoption of the cloud will stimulate investment in the data center market in France. The French government intends to empower regional software publishers to support local cloud solutions. In addition, data center providers in France are investing in technologies that contribute to energy optimization. For example, Bretagne Télécom intends to reduce the energy consumption of its ChâteauBourg data center using artificial intelligence.

What business intelligence does this report provide?

The report presents investments in data centers in France in terms of area (square feet) and electrical capacity (MW) in major cities in the country. An in-depth analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on the data center market in France is included in the report.

Furthermore, the report also includes a detailed analysis of the Colocation industry and retail and wholesale Colocation prices in France.

A detailed study of the existing market landscape, in-depth industry analysis, and insightful predictions on the France data center market size during 2020-2025, are included in this report.

The report further categorizes the France data center market into several segments and sub-segments with sizing and forecasting. The report also profiles major investors, construction contractors and infrastructure providers in the France data center market.

Key developments

  • The production of renewable electricity is likely to grow and represents more than 35% of the total electricity produced during the forecast period.
  • With the growth of 5G services, the need for edge computing is likely to see an increase in its adoption. Currently, around 17% of edge computing applications are used only for highly critical processes in France.
  • IoT data processing is expected to develop new opportunities for data center providers. The IoT will bring applications and workloads that demand near real-time responsiveness, which will drive the deployment of edge data centers.
  • The government has implemented tax breaks to increase investments in data centers, for example reducing TICFE (Internal Tax on Final Electricity Consumption) from $ 24 / MWh to $ 12 / MWh.
  • In 2019, renewable resources accounted for over 21% of total electricity consumption. In addition, the government is using solar power to increase more electricity. In 2019, France added a cumulative power of more than 9,000 MW.
  • The government has approved more than 250 projects related to wind and solar power generation with a capacity of nearly 2 GW.

Key companies mentioned in this report include

IT infrastructure providers – Atos, Arista, Broadcom, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Cisco, Huawei, NetApp, Dell Technologies, IBM, Lenovo

Construction contractors – Bouygues Energies & Services, Eiffage, TPF Ingénierie, Cap Ingelec, Artelia Group, APL Data Center, Etix Everywhere (Vantage Data Center), Arup, ICTroom

Fournisseurs d’infrastructure de soutien – ABB, Caterpillar, Climaveneta, Cummins, Eaton, Legrand, STULZ, Schneider Electric, Vertiv, MTU Onsite Energy, Euro-Diesel (KINOLT), Rittal, KOHLER (SDMO), Socomec, Riello UPS

Data Center Investors – Equinix, Interxion, Digital Realty, Colt Data Center Services, Orange, Mipih, Atos

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