- The ability to reduce the amount of cabling used
- Higher density port count
- The ability of SFP+ for fibre
- Cisco’s recommendations
- Ability to use cheaper cable than structured category cable
The typical replacement rates are very similar for copper and fibre cable and connectivity. Around a quarter replace the cabling every 4 – 5 years and around 15% every 8 – 10 years. A significant proportion do not replace the cabling.
Outsourcing is expected to increase globally and across all sectors. The survey suggested that outsourcing is considered in 50% of Data Centres which is in line with the forecast results of the BSRIA study completed in 2011. It is expected that outsourcing will grow further by up to 60% by the end of 2016.
For more information or to buy BSRIA's new Global Data Centre market report, contact Scott Taylor on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0) 1344 465642.
BICSI 2015 Winter Conference – Orlando Florida (23rd – 27th February 2015)
BSRIA will be exhibiting at the forthcoming BICSI conference/exhibition to be held in Orlando (Florida, USA). To discuss any of the details of the Global Data Centre Cabling Market or any of our other related IT market intelligence (see below), please feel free to visit us at booth 839 where a member of our sales team will be on hand to answer any of your questions.
We will also be holding a presentation on Tuesday 24th February at the Grand Cayman Meeting room in the North Tower meeting / conferencing area, agenda below:
- 2014 Preliminary numbers & trends
- Global Data Centre Study & Key Findings
- Planned Future Studies
Other BSRIA (WMI) IT & Cabling related Market Intelligence:
- BIG Data and Convergence
- Industrial Ethernet
- Passive Optical LAN Study
- Annual Global Structured Cabling Study