Omdia Market Insight & Member Services

Welcome to the Omdia Market Insight and Member Services Portal. This is a valuable new resource for AFCOM members for accessing market research, surveys, industry reports, infographics, and vendor benchmarking – much of it customized for AFCOM members – to help you better understand the trends, technologies, companies, and policies shaping the data center industry.

Omdia is a global market research firm based in London and owned by AFCOM’s parent company Informa Tech, so AFCOM members will benefit from the combined knowledge and collaboration of our two organizations. The resources provided in this portal are provided by the Cloud and Data Center Research Practice of Omdia, headed by Vladimir Galabov. The team of analysts in the Cloud and Data Center Research Practice have decades of market experience and bring a wealth of knowledge to the AFCOM membership.

Topics covered by the Cloud and Data Center Research team at Omdia include market trends, technology assessments, implementation advice, forecasts, and more. Click here to see how Omdia is connecting the dots across the IT ecosystem.


CURRENT FEATURED REPORTS 

Data centers: A force for good that is getting even better

Posted on 4/21/2021
As Omdia was developing its 2021 research agenda, sustainability was the most highlighted topic by analysts and clients. This report seeks to frame the topic and provide a first glance at the research perspectives Omdia will highlight this year.

Immersion cooling is heating up

Posted on 4/21/2021
It is becoming increasingly likely that we see immersion cooling move into larger scale commercial deployments with more vendors entering the market and large end-users looking to deploy immersion cooling to decrease DC power consumption.

The profile of organizations deploying edge is more traditional than you might think

Posted on 12/17/2020
Edge computing is set to grow significantly by 2024, Omdia forecasts 26% of all servers shipped will be for edge use cases. Discover here what technologies organizations adopting edge computing are currently using.

OMDIA Universe: Selecting a Hybrid and Multicloud Management Solution

Posted on 9/23/2020
The Omdia Universe report is not intended to advocate an individual vendor but rather to guide and inform the selection process to ensure all relevant options are considered and evaluated in an efficient manner.

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Data centers: A force for good that is getting even better

Posted on 4/21/2021
As Omdia was developing its 2021 research agenda, sustainability was the most highlighted topic by analysts and clients. This report seeks to frame the topic and provide a first glance at the research perspectives Omdia will highlight this year.

Immersion cooling is heating up

Posted on 4/21/2021
It is becoming increasingly likely that we see immersion cooling move into larger scale commercial deployments with more vendors entering the market and large end-users looking to deploy immersion cooling to decrease DC power consumption.

Data center switch deployments are all about location, location, location

Posted on 5/6/2021

VIDEO - The New Compute Ecosystem

Posted on 1/1/2021
The edge represents a $72 B opportunity. To capitalize on this opportunity, companies will have to overcome the challenge of managing the edge.

New Compute Ecosystem - From Cloud to Edge Report 2021

Posted on 12/22/2020
Explore the shift to edge, with an in-depth analysis of data center IT and the approach to physical infrastructure. Assess the challenges, opportunities, and understand the equipment needed to support data requirements.

The profile of organizations deploying edge is more traditional than you might think

Posted on 12/17/2020
Edge computing is set to grow significantly by 2024, Omdia forecasts 26% of all servers shipped will be for edge use cases. Discover here what technologies organizations adopting edge computing are currently using.

Offload and programmable adapters drive Ethernet adapter revenue surge

Posted on 10/30/2020

Covid-19 driven cloud services consumption sets server shipment record for Q2 2020

Posted on 10/30/2020

The AIOPs, DevOps and Cloud Management IT Ecosystems & Operations Market Disruptors

Posted on 10/30/2020

Making the Cloud a Commercial Success for Telcos

Posted on 10/30/2020

Computing from Cloud to Edge

Posted on 9/29/2020

OMDIA Universe: Selecting a Hybrid and Multicloud Management Solution

Posted on 9/23/2020
The Omdia Universe report is not intended to advocate an individual vendor but rather to guide and inform the selection process to ensure all relevant options are considered and evaluated in an efficient manner.

Data center switch silicon developments keep the market future-proof

Posted on 8/7/2020

Programmable network interface card deployments supercharge the Ethernet adapter market

Posted on 8/7/2020

Drivers of Edge Include Video Streaming, Cloud Gaming

Posted on 8/7/2020

Omdia Market Radar: Container Management Platforms 2018-19

Posted on 8/7/2020

Omdia: COVID Impacted Server Production

Posted on 8/7/2020

COVID-19 sends the global rPDU market into a 3.3 percent decline in 2020

Posted on 8/7/2020

2020 Trends to Watch - Cloud Computing

Posted on 8/7/2020

2020 Trends to Watch - Data Center Technologies

Posted on 8/7/2020

COVID-19 derails the IT rack and enclosure market

Posted on 8/7/2020

2020 Trends to Watch - Quantum Computing Technologies

Posted on 8/7/2020

Omdia's Hyperconverged Infrastructure Decision Matrix

Posted on 8/7/2020

Omdia Revises Server Revenue Forecast - 2020

Posted on 8/7/2020

COVID-19 impacts uninterruptible power supply (UPS) market

Posted on 8/7/2020