The Commercial Data Center Market in North Africa
This report covers the commercial data center landscape in North Africa and describes current market conditions following the 2011 political and social uprisings which took place in various Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries. The objective of the research is to assess the business climate and the political and security risks in the aftermath of the uprisings. It also evaluates the current state of the market, its attractiveness to potential investors, the leading providers of data center services, their geographic scope, connectivity and strategies; the extent of their colocation infrastructure and other issues and trends, including access to power and renewable energy.
This report is based on telephone interviews, email interviews and Internet research conducted between March and May 2014. The interviews were completed by five commercial data centers from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria. Further research was carried out via email exchanges.