Netherlands 2021 Data Center Investment Analysis Report:


Dublin, June 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Dutch Data Center Market – Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2021-2026” the report was added to offer.

The size of the data center market in the Netherlands will witness investments of $ 4.5 billion by 2026, with a CAGR of 6% in 2021-2026.

This report offers Dutch data center market share analysis and detailed analysis of existing and upcoming facilities, data center investments in terms of IT infrastructure, electrical, mechanical, general construction and geography . It deals with the size and estimation of the market for different segments with regards to investment in facilities.

The Netherlands is a mature data center market in Western Europe and is part of the FLAP markets, acting as a digital gateway to Europe. The country’s data center landscape is flourishing due to the increased digitization, connectivity and sustainability of data centers.

The data center market in the Netherlands comprises around 30 unique third party data center service providers operating more than 80 facilities. In addition, the country is seeing new investments in nearly 15 facilities that are expected to be operational within the next 2-3 years.

The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a strong boost to the data center market in the Netherlands, with increased adoption of colocation by existing customers, as well as increased investment in new data centers and cloud regions. In the Netherlands, the growth of digital infrastructure, artificial intelligence and IoT in the Netherlands is driving cloud and colocation service providers to invest in the data center market.


  • The implementation of 5G networks will increase the use of new class Ethernet switches among data centers in the Netherlands.
  • The market is likely to increase the deployment of OCP-Ready colocation facilities, which are likely to increase the adoption of open hardware.
  • The adoption of UPS systems with a capacity of more than 500 KW in N + 1 or 2N configuration is likely to be adopted in the data center market in the Netherlands.
  • In terms of electrical infrastructure, generators are mainly used in N + 1 redundant configuration.
  • The growing awareness of end-to-end power monitoring in facilities will drive a strong adoption of monitored and measured / switched PDUs.
  • Power fluctuations and plant outages will increase the installation of high capacity redundant 2N PDUs.
  • The use of direct free cooling solutions is likely to drive the adoption of duct systems in data centers. Additionally, evaporative and water-based economizer solutions support the adoption of pipes with N + N redundancy.
  • The increase in greenfield projects will be a major contributor to the revenues of local architectural firms.


  • Over 90% of organizations in the Netherlands have adopted cloud technology, with the BFSI, healthcare, education, hospitality, government and transport sectors topping the list.
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has been a major contributor to cloud adoption in the Netherlands, with over 55% of the population working from home, driving cloud adoption.
  • Public cloud revenue is expected to reach over $ 10 billion by 2026, with SaaS becoming the largest contributor of revenue.
  • Around 98% of Dutch households have access to the Internet, making the Netherlands the most connected country in Europe.
  • The excellent fiber optic connectivity, the availability of renewable energy and free cooling solutions, the developed telecommunications infrastructure and the availability of district heating have made the Netherlands a favorable location for the development of data centers.
  • Government initiatives plan to increase the digitization of the consumer and business environment through technologies such as 5G, AI, virtual reality and augmented reality.


Arista Networks, Atos, Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), Huawei Technologies, IBM, Lenovo, MiTAC Holdings, NetApp and Wistron are the market leaders in IT infrastructure in the Netherlands. The adoption of IT infrastructure is increasing due to the development of data centers and the expansion of cloud regions by hyperscale data center operators.

Global cloud service providers such as Microsoft, Facebook and Google are expanding their presence with the opening of cloud regions. These suppliers already have a strong physical presence in important regions such as Ireland, Belgium, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden.

IT infrastructure providers

  • Arista Networks
  • Atos
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Huawei Technologies
  • IBM
  • Lenovo
  • MiTAC Holdings
  • NetApp
  • Wistron (Wiwynn)

Construction service providers

  • Arup
  • Deer
  • Dornan
  • RMR Construction
  • HDR (Hurley Palmer Flatt)
  • Kirby Group Engineering
  • Line sighting
  • Mass Group
  • Mercury
  • RED
  • Royal HaskoningDHV
  • Turner and Townsend
  • Winthrop Engineering and Contracts

Support infrastructure providers

  • ABB
  • caterpillar
  • Climaveneta (electric Mitsubishi)
  • Cummins
  • Delta Electronics
  • Eaton
  • Great
  • UPS Riello
  • Rittal
  • Rolls-Royce Fuel Systems
  • Schneider Electric
  • Vertiv Group

Investors in data centers

  • CyrusOne
  • Cyxtera Technologies
  • Data location
  • Digital real estate
  • EdgeConnex
  • Equinix
  • Global switch
  • Google
  • Interconnection
  • NorthC Data Centers
  • Quality Technology Services (QTS) Realty Trust
  • Serverius
  • Worldstream


  • Size of the market available in the region, electrical capacity, investment and colocation income.
  • An assessment of the Dutch data center investment in the market by colocation, hyperscale and enterprise operators
  • Data center investments in terms of area (square feet) and power capacity (MW) in cities in the Netherlands
  • A detailed study of the existing Dutch data center market landscape, in-depth industry analysis and insightful predictions on the size of the Dutch data center market over the forecast period
  • Overview of existing and future third-party installations in the Netherlands
  • Covered facilities (existing): 78
  • Identified installations (to come): 23
  • Coverage: More than 14 cities
  • Existing vs. to come (data center area)
  • Existing vs. to come (IT load capacity)
  • Data center colocation market in the Netherlands
  • Revenue and Market Forecast (2020-2026)
  • Retail colocation pricing
  • Wholesale roommate price
  • Classification of Netherlands data center market investments into several segments and sub-segments (IT, power, cooling and general construction services) with market sizing and forecast
  • A comprehensive analysis of the latest trends, growth rate, potential opportunities and growth restraints, and future prospects of the Data Center Market
  • Presentation of the business and product offerings of the main IT infrastructure providers, construction contractors, support infrastructure providers and investors operating in the market
  • A transparent research methodology and analysis of the demand and supply aspect of the market

The segmentation includes:


  • Existing installations in the region (surface area and electrical capacity)
  • Amsterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • Groningen
  • Almere
  • Dronten
  • Crushed
  • Eindhoven
  • Hoofddorp
  • Naaldwijk
  • Deventer
  • Middenmeer
  • Leeuwarden
  • Utrecht
  • Zwolle
  • List of upcoming installations in the region (surface area and electrical capacity)


Type of infrastructure

  • Informatique infrastructure
  • Electrical infrastructure
  • Mechanical infrastructure
  • General construction

Informatique infrastructure

Electrical infrastructure

  • Uninterruptible power supply (UPS)
  • Generators
  • Transfer switches and switchgear
  • PDU
  • Other electrical infrastructure

Mechanical infrastructure

  • Cooling systems
  • Rack cabinets
  • Other mechanical infrastructure

Cooling systems

  • CRAC & CRAH units
  • Chillers
  • Cooling towers, condensers and dry coolers
  • Evaporative Economizers and Coolers
  • Other cooling units

General construction

  • Building development
  • Installation and commissioning services
  • Building design and engineering
  • Physical security
  • DCIM

Level segments

  • Level I & Level II
  • Level III
  • Level IV


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