Data CentresIt’s not a migration, it’s a stampede. The rapid growth of cloud traffic is attributed to increased migration to cloud architectures and their ability to scale quickly and efficiently to support greater workloads than traditional data centres.Data centre space has increased in the UAE and Saudi Arabian markets alone by more than 60%, helping firms overcome obstacles to cloud adoption, in itself giving rise to fantastic business opportunities for data centre companies looking to break into this lucrative region.


In the Middle East and Africa, cloud data centre traffic will grow 4.4-fold by 2020 to reach 304 Exabytes per year, at a CAGR of 34% from 2015 to 2020.  

  • 2016 Visitors came from 91 countries to source Data Centre solutions
  • 29,648 of these visitors were buyers of Data Centre technology
  • 21,939 have a budget in excess of $100,000
  • 7,240 were actively looking to purchase Data Centre products at GITEX Technology Week  

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