Synergy Research stories
Amazon still safely ahead of chasing pack in cloud infrastructure market
Despite Microsoft, Google, Alibaba and Tencent all substantially outpacing the overall market, Amazon is still clearly in front.
Dell EMC tops the data centre hardware & software market
Spending in the market is on the rise with the usual suspects like Dell EMC, Microsoft, HPE, Huawei, and Cisco at the top.
Hyperscale data centre proliferation boosting colocation market
New data from Synergy shows that if it wasn’t for hyperscalers flexing their muscles, the colocation market would remain relatively flat.
Hyperscalers open purse strings wide with big CAPEX jump
The insatiable appetite for data around the world has seen the data centre giants scrambling with huge investments to keep up.
Rapid growth in UCaaS market driven by range of vendors
New data from Synergy Research Group paints a pretty picture of the unified-communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) market.
Big cloud providers continue to squeeze out smaller players
Last year saw almost manic growth in revenue for cloud providers as businesses continue to seek the benefits the services can provide.
Cloud communications turns US$45b collaboration market on its head
It comes as little surprise that cloud is continuing on its disruptive path – this time in the collaboration market.
New research shows data centre acquisition upsurge
Data sharks circle in M&A frenzy, though 2018's catch fell short of 2017 peak, Synergy reports.
Hyperscale data centres surging globally, 132 more on the way
Hyperscale data centres surge as digital demand grows; over 130 in pipeline.
Signs of erosion in Cisco’s IT infrastructure dominance
While still maintaining a significant lead, Cisco finished 2018 with a slightly smaller piece of the pie in the enterprise IT infrastructure market.
Bulk of US$250b cloud market claimed by just nine companies
The top nine vendors in the wide cloud market ecosystem are responsible for well over half of all the revenues.
Hyperscalers hurling colossal capital at data centres
The old proverb ‘you have to spend money to make money’ could never be truer than in the hyperscale data centre industry.
AWS tops all four global markets, APAC a unique case
AWS still dominates as global cloud leader, claims new Synergy report.
Big 5 cloud providers tighten stranglehold on market
While the market is seeing strong growth, it's coming at the expense of small-to-medium sized cloud operators.
Data centre infrastructure revenue at all-time high – hybrid cloud the driver
Dell EMC, Microsoft, HPE, and Cisco (among others) are all profiting from a burgeoning market that has no signs of slowing.
Hyperscale data centre CAPEX up 59% - but dominated by usual suspects
In the first half of this year more than US$53b has been spent on hyperscale data centre development, with the bulk of that from just 5 companies.
AWS top of all four regional public cloud markets around the world
Leading not just at a global level but also at a regional level, AWS is top of the North America, EMEA, APAC, and Latin America markets.
“Unusual' growth in public cloud infrastructure market - here's why
Public cloud provider spending on data center infrastructure surged forward in 2018's first quarter, the highest growth figure seen in nine quarters.
Synergy reports record-breaking Q1 capex spend for big cloud providers
Hyperscale operators' capex soars to £19bn in Q1, outstripping past records.
Cloud boom continues as giants threaten small operators
Spending on cloud infrastructure services rose by 51% in Q1 2018, surpassing growth rates of the previous five quarters, according to Synergy Research data.
Cisco vs. Microsoft: Giants battle for leadership as market reaches all-time high
Global collaboration market hits record high in Q4 with revenues reaching almost $10bn, reports Synergy Research Group. Cisco and Microsoft lead the market.
Alibaba gives AWS, Microsoft and Google a run for their cloud money
New data from Synergy Research Group has solidified the world’s most dominant cloud providers as Amazon (AWS), Microsoft, Google – and Alibaba.
Just 20 metros generate 59% of worldwide colocation revenue
Top 20 metros dominate 59% of global colocation market, led by Tokyo, Shanghai, and Washington.
Data center giants Equinix & Digital Realty make 2017 a record year for M&As
Entering 2018, there are also four additional major deals that have been agreed to but not yet closed that are worth over $2.6 billion.