Nick Parfitt

Senior Global Analyst, DCD

Lead Analyst for DatacenterDynamics (DCD) in the Asia Pacific with responsibilities for research and analysis globally, for DCD conferences in Australia, bespoke projects and for the DCD Asia Pacific Awards. I have worked with DCD in the IT/data center space for 13 years, conducting 200+ ad hoc research projects, writing 50+ papers, designing, executing global surveys of the data center industry from 2011 to 2016 and the APAC Data Center Survey in 2018 and 2019, and providing data and analysis to support DCD conferences across the Asia Pacific. Key recent publications include projections of market by market industry direction and growth for 40 markets (Global Data Center Markets & Forecasts); analysis of the changing role of service data centers (Planning Priorities for the State of the Art Colocation Facility; Co-opting the Cloud for Future Growth); and on data centers skills, Brexit, hub city profiles ( Singapore, Hong Kong); the future of data center building, the digital transformation of MTDCs.

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