Data Center Interconnect Market By Types (Products and Services), Transmission Lines (Synchronous and Asynchronous), Deployment Model (On-premise and Cloud) – Global Forecasts to 2022

  • June, 2016
  • Domain: ICT - Infrastructure Networking & Data centres (IND)
Pages: 163
Tables: 75
Charts: 75
Regions/Countries: 5/0
Companies: 0
Enquiry Hours: 0
  • Get Free 10% Customization in this Report

Data Center Interconnect (DCI) Market Overview

The networking of two or more data centers to accomplish certain IT business objectives is known as data center interconnect. The interconnectivity gives benefit of synergy by enabling them to share resources and work together to bring down individual workload.

The Data center are interconnected with the help of virtual private network. Once connected to the network all the selected IT resources from the data center can be used.

The benefits of DCI are scalability, workload sharing, and connectivity of multiple data within the same organization.

Market Analysis

According to Infoholic Research Analyst, the Worldwide DCI Market will witness a CAGR of 10.8% during the forecast period 2016–2022.

The reason for the buoyant growth in the DCI Market are the enhanced demand from verticals such as Retail, Healthcare, Banks and Manufacturing companies. These verticals need to securely back up and replicate mission-critical data and applications across multiple locations.

The DCI market is still in its initial phase. It will grow at a moderate rate due to enhanced demand in the bandwidth for traffic, WAN consolidation, and improved Ethernet business services.

CSP and ICP will be the major end-users in the coming years offering DCI as their application to other end-user verticals and emerging as a third-party integrator.

Cloud deployment of DCI is one of the major trends in the DCI market.

Geographical segmentation

The Worldwide DCI Market is segmented by the following geographies- North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa.

North America is the leading DCI market followed by Europe. North America held more than 50 percent of the market in 2016 and is expected to be the leading market even in the future years. Asia Pacific will be the fastest growing segment due to increased investment and establishment of many organizations in Tier 1 cities of the developing economies.

ICP is the major contributor in the North America region, while in others CSP holds the majority share.

Data Center Interconnect Market by Provider Types

The Worldwide DCI Market is also segmented by Provider types – CSP, ICP, Enterprises, Government, Research & Training and Marine Network Providers. CSP and ISP are the key end users in the market. They will drive demand for DCI in the future as well.

Data Center Interconnect Market by Transmission Lines

The Worldwide DCI Market is segmented by Transmission Lines - Synchronous DCI and Asynchronous DCI.

Data Center Interconnect Market by Deployment Modes

The market is also segmented by deployment model- DCI for cloud and On-premise.

Data Center Interconnect Market by Service Types

The DCI market is segmented by the following service types – Integration services, Maintenance Services and Training & Consulting.

Key Vendors

The leading industry players are Ciena Corp., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Alcatel-Lucent SA (Nokia), ZTE Corp., BTI Systems Inc., Cisco, Infinera Corp.

Competitive Analysis

Current and predicted business strategies for the leading companies of the market. The report includes competitive benchmarking of the vendors based on key metrics such as business overview, business units, geographical revenue, business focus, business strategy and SWOT analysis.


The report is of significance to the key stakeholders of the DCI market such as technology providers, platform providers, cloud associations, and cloud providers in the following ways:


  • Competitive analysis (i.e. current and future key business strategies of the competitors and their regional growth)

  • Drivers and growth opportunities in different regions


The report provides an in-depth analysis of the market aiming to bring all infrastructure software and cloud providers on a common platform. The report provides a detailed analysis of the market in terms of products, services, deployment models, transmission lines, and end-users. It dsalso covers the detailed regional analysis, i.e. analysis of the leading countries in these regions. The report also gives the details of the global investments in the cloud infrastructure and compares the product by top seven vendors. The report gives information related to the latest industry and market trends, key stakeholders, industry pest analysis and competitive landscape.


1 Industry Outlook
1.1 Industry Overview
1.2 Industry Trends
1.3 Pest Analysis

2 Data Center Interconnect Market Report Outline
2.1 Report Scope
2.2 Report Summary
2.3 Research Methodology
2.4 Report Assumptions

3 Data Center Interconnect Market Snapshot
3.1 Total Addressable Market (TAM)
3.2 Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)
3.3 Related Markets

4 Data Center Interconnect Market Outlook
4.1 Overview
4.2 Three Stages of Evolution of DC
4.3 DCI Ecosystem
4.4 DCI Architecture
4.5 Requirements of DCI
4.6 Market Segmentation
4.7 Porter 5 (Five) Forces

5 Data Center Interconnect Market Characteristics
5.1 Networking Technologies Used in DCI
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers Increase in internet exchanges Increase in business flexibility and agility Managing disaster recovery and business continuity Improvement in scalability
5.2.2 Restraints Distance between data centers Improved bandwidth Lack of security
5.2.3 Opportunities Use of cloud interconnect Introduction of IP DCI IOT evolution
5.2.4 DRO – Impact Analysis
5.3 Key Stakeholders

6 Types: Market Size and Analysis
6.1 Overview
6.2 Products
6.3 Services

7 Providers: Market Size and Analysis
7.1 Overview
7.2 CSP
7.3 ICP
7.4 Enterprises
7.5 Government, Research and Training
7.6 Marine Network Providers

8 Deployment Model: Market Size and Analysis
8.1 Overview
8.2 Cloud
8.2.1 Overview
8.2.2 Participants Present in the Cloud Ecosystem
8.2.3 DCI for Cloud
8.2.4 Market Size and Analysis
8.3 On-premise
8.3.1 Overview
8.3.2 Market Size and Analysis

9 Products: Market Size and Analysis
9.1 Overview
9.2 Optical Packet Networking
9.2.1 Overview
9.2.2 Market Size and Analysis
9.3 Optical Networking
9.3.1 Overview
9.3.2 Market Size and Analysis
9.4 Packet Switching Networking
9.4.1 Overview
9.4.2 Market Size and Analysis

10 Transmission Lines: Market Size and Analysis
10.1 Overview
10.2 Synchronous DCI
10.3 Asynchronous DCI

11 Services: Market Size and Analysis
11.1 Overview
11.2 Integration Services
11.2.1 Overview
11.2.2 Market Size and Analysis
11.3 Maintenance Services
11.3.1 Overview
11.3.2 Market Size and Analysis
11.4 Training & Consulting
11.4.1 Overview
11.4.2 Market Size and Analysis

12 Regions: Market Size and Analysis
12.1 Overview
12.2 North America
12.2.1 Drivers for DCI Market in the US
12.2.2 Drivers for DCI Market in Canada
12.3 Europe
12.3.1 Drivers for DCI Market in the UK
12.3.2 Drivers for DCI Market in Germany
12.3.3 Drivers for DCI Market in France
12.3.4 Drivers for DCI Market in the Netherlands
12.4 Asia Pacific (APAC)
12.4.1 Drivers for DCI Market in Singapore
12.4.2 Drivers for DCI Market in China
12.4.3 Drivers for DCI Market in India
12.4.4 Drivers for DCI market in Japan
12.5 Latin America
12.5.1 Drivers for DCI Market in Brazil
12.6 Middle East & Africa (MEA)
13 Competitive Analysis

13.1 Overview
13.2 DCI Market Companies By Deployment Model
13.3 DCI Market Companies By Product
13.4 Mergers & Acquisition

14 Vendor Profiles
14.1 Ciena Corp.
14.1.1 Overview
14.1.2 Business Units
14.1.3 Geographical Revenue
14.1.4 Business Focus
14.1.5 SWOT Analysis
14.1.6 Business Strategy
14.2 Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
14.2.1 Overview
14.2.2 Business Units
14.2.3 Geographical Revenue
14.2.4 Business Focus
14.2.5 SWOT Analysis
14.2.6 Business Strategy
14.3 Alcatel-Lucent SA (Nokia)
14.3.1 Overview
14.3.2 Business Unit
14.3.3 Geographical Revenue
14.3.4 Business Focus
14.3.5 SWOT Analysis
14.3.6 Business Strategy
14.4 ZTE Corp.
14.4.1 Overview
14.4.2 Business Unit
14.4.3 Geographical Revenue
14.4.4 Business Focus
14.4.5 SWOT Analysis
14.4.6 Business Strategy
14.5 BTI Systems Inc.
14.5.1 Overview
14.5.2 Business Unit
14.5.3 Geographical Presence
14.5.4 Business Focus
14.5.5 SWOT Analysis
14.5.6 Business Strategy
14.6 Cisco
14.6.1 Overview
14.6.2 Business Units
14.6.3 Geographical Revenue
14.6.4 Business Focus
14.6.5 SWOT Analysis
14.6.6 Business Strategy
14.7 Infinera Corp.
14.7.1 Overview
14.7.2 Business Units
14.7.3 Geographical Revenue
14.7.4 Business Focus
14.7.5 SWOT Analysis
14.7.6 Business Strategy

15 Global Generalist
15.1 Extreme Networks
15.1.1 Overview
15.1.2 Extreme Networks in DCI
15.2 ADVA Optical Networking
15.2.1 Overview
15.2.2 ADVA Optical Networking in DCI
15.3 Fujitsu
15.3.1 Overview
15.3.2 Fujitsu in Data Center Interconnect

16 Companies to Watch for
16.1 Cologix Inc.
16.1.1 Overview
16.1.2 Cologix Market
16.1.3 Cologix in DCI Market
16.2 Telx
16.2.1 Overview
16.2.2 Telx Market
16.2.3 Telx in DCI Market
16.3 Colt Technologies Services Group Ltd.
16.3.1 Overview
16.3.2 Colt Technologies Market
16.3.3 Colt Technologies in DCI Market


Research Framework

Infoholic research works on a holistic 360° approach in order to deliver high quality, validated and reliable information in our market reports. The Market estimation and forecasting involves following steps:

  • Data Collation (Primary & Secondary)
  • In-house Estimation (Based on proprietary data bases and Models)
  • Market Triangulation
  • Forecasting

Market related information is congregated from both primary and secondary sources.

Primary sources

involved participants from all global stakeholders such as Solution providers, service providers, Industry associations, thought leaders etc. across levels such as CXOs, VPs and managers. Plus, our in-house industry experts having decades of industry experience contribute their consulting and advisory services.

Secondary sources

include public sources such as regulatory frameworks, government IT spending, government demographic indicators, industry association statistics, and company publications along with paid sources such as Factiva, OneSource, Bloomberg among others.

Interested in this report?
Get your FREE sample now!

Select User License


Want to customize this report?

This report can be personalized according to your needs. Our analysts and industry experts will work directly with you to understand your requirements and provide you with customized data in a short amount of time.

We offer 10% worth of FREE customization at the time of purchase