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Worldwide and United States Datacenter Deployment Model

IDC's Worldwide and United States Datacenter Deployment Model is a semiannual pivot table–style data product that provides datacenter installed base, new build, rebuild, and spending trends by datacenter type and ownership. The product provides details on the worldwide and U.S. datacenter markets including space, power, and rack capacities.

Markets Covered

This product covers the following segments of the worldwide and U.S. datacenter markets:

  • Datacenter ownership: Service provider and enterprise
  • Datacenter size: Localized, midtier, high end, and mega
  • Construction approach: Traditional and modular, new build and rebuild
  • Annualized spend: Datacenter facility and critical infrastructure
  • Available power capacity
  • Rack capacity

Subjects Analyzed

Throughout the year, this product will address the following topics:

  • Changes in datacenter white space and power and rack capacities
  • Changes in power requirements for new datacenter construction
  • Pace of shift from internal to service provider datacenters
  • Growing importance of IT service in edge locations


Throughout the year, this product will offer insight into the latest trends impacting the market. Content is delivered via as a pivot table attachment. Coverage includes semiannual forecast data:

Forecast Report


Key Questions Answered

Our research addresses the following issues that are critical to your success:

  1. Which datacenter types are growing the fastest?
  2. How are AI, ML, and edge IT changing datacenter capacity and power density requirements?
  3. What is the annual spend on datacenter facilities?
  4. What impact are next-gen technologies such as flash, convergence, and software-defined infrastructure having on datacenters?
  5. How are power requirements changing for new datacenter construction?

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Rick Villars

Group Vice President Worldwide Research