UK data centre boom set to continue with colo providers eying more openings in the next 12 months.
The UK colo market is currently the largest in Europe by raised floor space and has amongst the highest average rack space pricing per month of all of the European countries.
According to TCL, the standard retail price for a rack space in the UK is €1,031 per month.
The TCL Data Centre Pricing UK – 2014 to 2019 report highlights the recent data centre boom in Britain, with colo sites being built outside London.
Apart from NGD’s facility in South Wales, which will boost 750,000 sq mts of raised floor space, the average data centre spans across 30,000 to 60,000 sq mts nationwide.
The research highlights that the expansion of the industry in the UK is being driven by some larger companies including NGD, Camro and Ark Continuity. Equinix, SDC Infinity and DRT are also reported as key players.
The report is based on a TCL survey and analysis of 59 data centre providers in the UK.