The Edge Data Center Market is expected to reach USD 46.4 billion by 2030 from an estimated USD 12.2 billion in 2023, at a CAGR of 20.9% during the forecast period (2023–2030). The growth of this market is attributed to the rising need for edge data center for industrial IoT applications, the growing demand for low-latency processing and real-time automated decision-making solutions, and the increasing utilization of edge data centers in online video streaming.
However, the high upfront capital expenditure required to implement edge data centers restrains the growth of this market. The emergence of autonomous vehicles and the commercialization of 4G technology are expected to generate growth opportunities for the players in this market. However, data privacy and security concerns are a major challenge for market growth. Furthermore, the rising adoption of IoT devices across industries and the growth in 5G networks are prominent trends in the edge data centers market.
Here are the top 10 companies operating in the Edge Data Center Market
Dell Technologies Inc. (U.S.)
Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Texas, U.S., Dell Technologies Inc. is a leading provider of innovative solutions portfolio, including traditional infrastructure and extending to multi-cloud environments. The company develops, designs, manufactures, markets, sells, and supports a wide range of IT solutions, products, and services. This includes traditional infrastructure and extends to multi-cloud environments. The company provides integrated solutions to modernize IT infrastructure, manage and operate in a multi-cloud world, address workforce transformation, and provide critical solutions to keep people and organizations connected. It also helps customers accelerate digital transformations that improve and strengthen business and workforce productivity. The company offers secure and integrated solutions that extend from the edge to the core to the cloud and is at the forefront of software-defined and cloud-native infrastructure solutions.
The company operates through two reportable segments: Infrastructure Solutions Group and Client Solutions Group. Some of its subsidiaries are Arkinnet Software Private Limited (India), ASAP Software Express Inc. (U.S.), Boomi, Inc. (U.S.), Bracknell Boulevard (Block C) LLC (U.S.), and Dell Company Limited (China). Dell has a geographic presence across the United States and other countries. As of February 2023, the company had a headcount of 133,000 employees worldwide.
Cisco Systems, Inc. (U.S.)
Incorporated in 1984 and headquartered in California, U.S., Cisco Systems, Inc. is an information technology and networking company. The company provides network automation tools for orchestration, device element management, data collection and telemetry, and network planning operations. It offers edge data center platforms that provide business value through automation, security, and analytics across private, hybrid, and multi-cloud environments. Furthermore, it provides network automation solutions such as SD-WAN, 5G and WiFi-6, 400G speeds, and optical networking. It provides hardware and software-based network automation solutions for several industry users. It provides network automation solutions, especially for enterprises, data centers, and service providers. It provides a broad range of services for service providers, small businesses, and midsize businesses. The company provides network automation solutions for several industries, including healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, retail, education, utilities, transportation, oil and gas, government, energy, and sports and entertainment.
Some of its subsidiaries are Cisco Systems (China) Networking Technology Co., Ltd. (China), Cisco Systems Research and Development Co., Ltd. (China), Cisco Systems (Colombia) Limitada (Colombia), Cisco Systems (Czech Republic) S.R.O. (Czech Republic), Cisco Systems PLC (Ethiopia), Cisco Systems (HK) Holdings Limited (China), and Cisco Systems Private Limited (India). The company operates through two reportable segments: Products and Services. The company has a geographic presence across the Americas, EMEA, and APJC. As of July 2022, the company had a headcount of 83,300 employees worldwide.
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (China)
Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Shenzhen, China, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. provides networking products and telecommunication solutions. The company provides its solutions in several categories: enterprise networking products, data center network solutions, CLOUDWAN solutions, network security products, enterprise routers, cloud engine s-series campus switches, campus network solutions, and WLAN products. It offers solutions for several industries: energy, finance, education, government, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, transportation, and internet service.
The company operates in six segments: ICT Infrastructure, Consumer, Cloud Computing, Digital Power, Intelligent Automotive Solutions, and Other. The company operates in over 170 countries and regions, serving over three billion people worldwide. The company has a presence across China, EMEA, Asia Pacific, the Americas, and Other. Some of its subsidiaries are Huawei Symantec (China), HiSilicon (China), Toga Networks Ltd. (Israel), Huawei Technologies (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (Thailand), PT Huawei Tech Investment (Indonesia), and HexaTier Ltd. (Israel). As of December 2022, the company had a headcount of 207,000 employees worldwide.
International Business Machines Corporation (U.S.)
Incorporated in 1911 and headquartered in New York, U.S., IBM Corporation is a global technology company that provides hardware, software, cloud-based services, and cognitive computing solutions. The company provides network automation tools that bring the benefits of the cloud to the network. It offers a broad level of automation from the core out to the edge. Furthermore, it provides a new hybrid cloud that delivers AI-based network automation solutions. The company provides AI-powered IBM Cloud solutions for telecommunications network automation. It also provides 5G and edge services for providing network automation solutions. It provides its wide-ranging solution offering in areas like network automation solutions, network transformation solutions, call center solutions, and solutions for the telecommunication industry. The company developed 46 data centers globally across nine regions and 27 availability zones for local access, low latency, and certified security.
The company operates through six segments: Cloud & Cognitive Software, Global Business Services, Global Technology Services, Systems, Global Financing, and Others. With its subsidiaries and a strong distribution network, the company has a presence across North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa. Some of its subsidiaries are Kyndryl (U.S.), Red Hat, Inc. (U.S.), IBM India Private Limited (India), Fiberlink Communications Corporation (U.S.), and IBM Japan Ltd (Japan). As of December 2022, the company had a headcount of 288,300 employees worldwide.
Schneider Electric SE (France)
Founded in 1871 and headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France, Schneider Electric SE is a global leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation. It enables digital transformation by integrating world-leading process and energy technologies, endpoint to cloud connecting products, controls, software, and services. The company offers integrated management for homes, buildings, data centers, infrastructure, and industries. The company sells its integrated portfolio into four end markets: buildings, data centers, infrastructure, and industry, leveraging the complementary technologies of its energy management and industrial automation businesses.
The company operates through two reportable segments: Energy Management and Industrial Automation. The company has a geographic presence across North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific, and the rest of the world. As of 2022, Schneider Electric had a headcount of 1,35,000 employees worldwide.
Meticulous Research in its latest publication on Edge Data Center Market has predicted the growth of 20.9% during the forecast year 2023-2030.
Eaton Corporation plc(Ireland)
Founded in 1911 and headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Eaton Corporation plc is a leader in intelligent power management. The company provides business ideas to operate sustainably and help customers to manage power. The company is investing in electrical vehicle markets, increasing its focus on electrification, and employing digital technologies for power management. The company’s innovations are expected to integrate renewables and sustainability solutions with new equipment, services, and software.
Eaton operates across various industries, including aerospace, automotive, construction, data centers, energy, manufacturing, mining, oil and gas, renewable energy, and utilities. The company is a leader in the data center market and has a comprehensive range of products, services, engineering, and manufacturing solutions. The company operates through five reportable segments: Electrical Americas, Electrical Global, Aerospace, Vehicle, and eMobility.
The company serves customers in more than 175 countries. The company has a geographic presence across the United States, Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. As of December 2022, the company had a headcount of 92,000 employees worldwide.
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
Established in 1935 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Fujitsu Limited is a global leader in technology and business solutions. The company operates across various industries, including automotive, manufacturing, retail, financial services, transport, public sector, and energy & utilities.
Fujitsu’s Data Center & Automation offering includes solutions and tools needed to automate and manage Business Service Management, the provisioning, capacity, performance, and availability of the computing, networking, and application environments. The company ranks number one in IT service providers across Japan and the 7th largest IT Service provider across the globe. The company operates through three reportable segments: Technology Solutions, Ubiquitous Solutions, and Device Solutions.
The company offers products, services, and solutions in over 100 countries. The company has a geographic presence across Japan, Europe, the Americas, APAC, East Asia, and Others. As of March 2023, the company had a headcount of 1,24,055 employees worldwide.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (U.S.)
Founded in 1939 and headquartered in Texas, U.S., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company is a leader in Wi-Fi 6, switching, SD-Branch, and a visionary in data center networking. It offers several network automation solutions to the world’s largest companies. Further, the company provides a secure, AI-powered edge services platform across campuses, branches, data centers, and remote working environments. It provides network automation solutions for AI-powered operations, provisioning, orchestration, security, and location services using the cloud.
The company operates through six segments: Compute, HPC & AI, Storage, Intelligent Edge, Financial Services, and Corporate Investments, and Other. The company has a geographic presence across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific, and Japan. As of October 2022, the company had a headcount of 60,200 employees worldwide.
NVIDIA Corporation (U.S.)
Founded in 1993 and headquartered in California, U.S., NVIDIA Corporation is a leading provider of AI platforms. The company uses AI-at-the-edge technologies to automate inventory processes, simplify general package handling, and optimize real estate when receiving orders and sending packages to other distribution centers. The company’s GPU-powered AI solutions deliver a level of consciousness to the supply chain with intelligent video analytics, robotics, automation, and management, operations to become efficient, process throughput accelerates, and warehouse robots deliver end-to-end visibility, increasing the accuracy of orders picked, packed, and shipped. The company operates in the market through two business segments: Compute & Networking and Graphics.
With its subsidiaries and strong distribution network, the company has a geographical presence across Taiwan, China (including Hong Kong), the United States, and other countries. Some of its subsidiaries are Mellanox Technologies Ltd. (U.S.), NVIDIA Singapore Pte Ltd (Singapore), Oski Technology, Inc. (U.S.), and Parabricks LLC (U.S.). As of January 2023, the company had a headcount of 26,196 employees worldwide.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (Japan)
Founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation is a global leader in electric and electronic equipment. This equipment is used in energy and electric systems, industrial automation, information and communication systems, electronic devices, and home appliances. The company offers a business of public utility systems, energy systems, defense & space systems, factory automation systems, automotive equipment, building systems, air conditioning systems & home products, information systems & network services, and semiconductors & devices.
Mitsubishi Electric offers integrated, end-to-end electrical infrastructure, cooling, performance management, and energy optimization solutions for data centers. The company operates through five segments: Infrastructure, Industry and Mobility, Life, Business Platform, and Other. The company has a geographic presence across Japan, North America, Asia, and Europe. As of March 2023, the company had a headcount of 149,655 employees worldwide.
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