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Global SMB Spending on Data Centers Market 2014-2018

DUBLIN, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research  and  Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global SMB Spending on Data Centers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
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SMBs across the globe are experiencing an increasing burden of data center management and maintenance. With the increasing complexity of enterprise computing infrastructure and the increasing demands from the enterprise businesses, there is a need for better management and maintenance services to be provided. To reduce the burden, the enterprises are opting for outsourced services from third-party service providers that are providing the services at lower prices compared to internal management of the services. There are many vendors that are providing data center equipment and service outsourcing which is beneficial for SMBs. Various applications are being procured to support the enterprise business which are hosted at the data center facility and utilized by end-users as and when required.

According to the report, one of the major drivers is the need for rapidly scalable computing infrastructure and facilities. With expanding business, SMBs are experiencing a need for better and faster computing facilities to be incorporated as a part of the enterprise infrastructure. With increasing complexity of the computing infrastructure, there is a need for centralization of the resources in a single location which will ease the management and maintenance of the infrastructure.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges is the increasing complexity of the network infrastructure which is leading to confusion for the enterprises in choosing the right solution which will suit the requirements of their business. With increasing complexity, there is a growth in spending to be incurred into hiring the human expertise to manage the network functioning. SMBs store their business critical information and data in the data centers.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Key  Topics  Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. List of Abbreviations

3. Scope of the Report

4. Market Research Methodology

5. Introduction

6. Market Landscape

7. Market Segmentation by Product

8. Geographical Segmentation

9. Buying Criteria

10. Market Growth Drivers

11. Drivers and their Impact

12. Market Challenges

13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

14. Market Trends

15. Trends and their Impact

16. Vendor Landscape

17. Key Vendor Analysis

18. Other Reports in this Series

Companies  Mentioned:

  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Avaya Inc.
  • Brocade Communications Systems Inc.
  • Buffalo Technology Inc.
  • Bull Ltd.
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Citrix Systems Inc.
  • Coolcentric
  • Core4 Systems
  • DPR Construction
  • Dell Inc.
  • EMC Corp.
  • Eaton Corp.
  • Electronic Environments Corp.
  • Emerson Network Power Inc.
  • Enterasys Networks Inc.
  • F5 Networks Inc.
  • Fujitsu Corp.
  • Green Revolution Cooling
  • Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • Hitachi Ltd.
  • Holder Construction Group LLC
  • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
  • IBM Corp.
  • J.E. Dunn Construction Co. Inc.
  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • Juniper Networks Inc.
  • Klima-Therm
  • Microsoft Corp.
  • Mortenson Construction
  • NEC Corp.
  • NetApp Inc.
  • Netgear Inc.
  • Oracle Corp.
  • QLogic Corp.
  • Rittal Corp.
  • Riverbed Technology Inc.
  • Skanska USA Inc.
  • Structure Tone Inc.
  • Stulz ATS
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Turner construction company
  • ZTE Corp.
  • Schneider Electric SA.

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