The 9th edition of the UK Data Centre Trends Tracker reveals that Data Centre C expansion for the second half 2019 keeps in line with that of first half of 2019, at around 27,000 m2.
New space announced for starting the new decade come from NTT, Virtus and xScale. Data Centre floor space in London has the largest share of 32 per cent followed by Slough and then Cardiff. Slough has less than half the raised floor space of that of London of 280k m2.
The January 2019 edition covering 235 facilities offered by 100+ providers shows that pricing by UK Data Centre providers remained broadly the same, the average is over GBP 1,000 per rack without power.
Pricing in regions such as Manchester having the lowest cost average pricing in the main clusters – with the average Manchester Data Centre rack space and m2 rates being up to 21 per cent below the London & Inner M25 average rate. the fourteen largest geographical UK Data Centre clusters account for 74 per cent of total UK third-party Data Centre space.
The financial section reveals that both Equinix and Interxion are reporting an increase in year on year revenue growth for their EMEA operations – of more than 12% (Interxion) up by 9% (Equinix) revenue growth to the end of September 2019 year on year.
The report concludes: