Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the telecommunications, networks, and data center IT industries, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Lucas Beran to the role of Principal Analyst, Data Center Backup Power & Energy Storage (UPS), effective immediately. Mr. Beran brings years of experience in data center physical infrastructure market analysis and consulting. Mr. Beran will lead the data center infrastructure analysis specifically uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), precision cooling and integrated data center solutions.
“We predict overall data center capex to return to strong single-digit growth in 2021 as pandemic-related headwinds ease. Growth is anticipated across the major technology areas of IT, network and physical infrastructure, benefitting the whole ecosystem,” said Baron Fung, Research Director at Dell’Oro Group.
“Many enterprises postponed Firewall projects at the onset of the pandemic, particularly those employing physical appliances in data centers,” said Mauricio Sanchez, Research Director, Network Security and Data Center Appliances. “This depressed the market during most of 2020…
“Cable and fiber providers continue to add subscribers at a furious pace,” said Jeff Heynen, Vice President, Broadband Access and Home Networking. “This plus concern over future CPE availability is driving the record purchases of new CPE units,” explained Heynen.
“Since the onset of the pandemic, and based on our research as well as our end-user interviews, we have been predicting the data center switch market to be somewhat resilient to the pandemic and to decline only mid-to-low single-digit in 2020,” said Sameh Boujelbene, Senior Research Director at Dell’Oro Group.
Tens of billions of dollars in funding in the form of RDOF, Rural Reconnect and private equity funds have been made available to expand rural gigabit coverage. A comprehensive portfolio of broadband solutions is critical in helping any service provider achieve international broadband goals, regardless of network architecture, OSS/IT framework or choice of PON technology,” said Jeff Heynen, Vice President at Dell’Oro Group.