The new third edition of DataCentrePricing.Com’s UK Data Centre Trends service finds that UK Data Centre expansion for the six month period from the end of June 2016 to the end of December 2016 has leveled off when compared with the previous period.
• Total 3rd party UK Data Centre Customer Power (DCCP) has increased by 12MW to 713MW over the six month period to the end of December, and " Data Centre raised floor space has increased by 8,000 m2 to 665,000 m2. "
• The 2nd half of 2016 contrasts with the stronger increase of new Data Centre capacity in the first half of 2016, which saw an increase of 32MW of DCCP and 22,000 of UK Data Centre raised floor space.
• In the 2nd half of 2016, most new UK Data Centre capacity has been added outside the London/M25 area, in Manchester (LDeX 2), Birmingham (6DG) and Slough (Equinix LDN6). But the London/M25 area still accounts for 47% of all UK Data Centre raised...