As per the report by Gartner, their analysts estimate that by 2025, more than 50% of enterprise-critical data will be created and processed outside the data centre or cloud.
According to research and markets “Cloud Infrastructure Market in India 2021” report, the Indian Cloud Infrastructure Market was valued at INR 301.40 billion in 2020 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 29 per cent during the 2021 – 2025 period to reach INR 1,169.23 billion by 2025. The demand for improved infrastructure, the economic benefits of cloud computing, and the government’s efforts to promote Digital India are among the factors propelling this explosive market growth.
A recent report by JLL India suggested that India’s data center sector would need an investment of US$3.7 billion over the next three years to meet the industry requirement for six million square feet. It further stated that as India’s data center landscape continues to evolve, the industry is expected to grow rapidly to reach 1,007 MW by 2023 from its existing capacity of 447 MW.
According to the Ministry of Electronics and IT, India’s data consumption demands for vigorous growth of data centers. As per the MeITY survey on the need for data centers, Indians consume up to 12 GB/month (2019), as opposed to 0.3GB/month in 2014, and it is expected to rise to 21 exabytes per month by 2025.