Netherlands Colocation Market Size, Share, Opportunities, COVID-19 Impact, And Trends By Type (Retail, Wholesale, Hybrid), By Enterprise Size (Small, Medium, Large), And By Industry Vertical (BFSI, Communication & Technology, Education, Healthcare, Media & Entertainment, Retail & E-commerce, Others) - Forecasts From 2022 To 2027

  • Published : Dec 2022
  • Report Code : KSI061610170
  • Pages : 114

The Netherlands colocation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10.41% over the forecast period to reach US$3.411 billion by 2027 from US$1.705 billion in 2020. The colocation data center provides renting space to business companies for servers as well as other computing hardware, thereby enabling them to remove in-house servers or data centers. It provides them access to advanced data center technology which offers security, continuity, and scalability for various applications and data systems. The Netherlands is witnessing a significant increase in its internet users as well also it is actively involved in the establishment of digital transformation schemes for sectors. For instance, according to World Bank data, in 2019, the percentage share of internet users in the Netherlands stood at 93% of the overall population which showed an increase of 3% from 2016. Moreover, in November 2021, the Dutch Ministry of Interior and Kingdom Relation launched the Digital Scheme for Built Environment in which €10 million will be awarded for the development of a digital trust framework for data sharing in the construction, engineering, and architecture sector. The growing internet users coupled with the establishment of digital transformation schemes for sectors will surge the demand for colocation services for efficient data handling and storage thereby boosting the market growth

Based on enterprise size, the German colocation market is segmented as small, medium, and large. The large enterprise is expected to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period of the Netherlands colocation market, owing to the favorable digital transformation schemes undertaken by the Dutch government for the industrial sectors.

Favorable government initiatives and product launches of 5G technology are positively impacting the colocation market growth in the Netherlands. The introduction of 5G has created a boom in the volume of data transmission over the years which has made companies shift from traditional on-premises data center to flexible and efficient colocation data center which provides a high level of security and operability to companies during data processing. The Dutch government realizing the growing trend of 5G adoption is actively participating in the establishment of such technology in the country. For instance, in July 2020, the Dutch government raised investments of US$1.4 billion from its first auction of 5G bandwidth for telecommunications. Major telecom companies in Netherlands namely T-Mobile, KPN, and VodafoneZiggo received bandwidth. Moreover, in December  2020, VodafoneZiggo launched its 5G services in the Netherlands making it the first telecom company to provide 5G national coverage in the Netherlands. Such favorable initiatives and launches related to 5G technology will boost colocation service demand in the Netherlands for effective data handling and storage during the forecast period thereby augmenting the market growth.

Recent Developments

  • In May 2020, Dataplace established its 6th colocation data center in Hoofddorp, Netherlands near Amsterdam which is equipped with the latest techniques in terms of continuity, sustainability, and security. The data center provides a net colocation space of 2,000 sqm and is established to meet the demand for data centers from growing business activities in Amsterdam’s metropolitan areas.
  • In November 2019, Serverius entered into a strategic partnership with ABB for the renovation of the former’s two colocation data centers located in Meppel & Dronten, Netherlands. The renovation will enable Serverius to provide safe & fast connectivity with greater reliability and efficiency for the company’s colocation customers.
  • NTT Communications, in April 2019, established its data center in Amsterdam, Netherlands namely “AMS1”, which has the capacity of providing flexible colocation services with a carrier-neutral and scalable capacity of up to 16,000 sqm.

Covid-19 Impact on the Netherlands Colocation Market

The lockdown restrictions to prevent the widespread COVID pandemic positively impacted the colocation services in the Netherlands, as the widespread adoption of remote working, and increased reliance on the internet raised the need for colocation data centers for automation & remote monitoring.

Netherlands Colocation Market Scope:


Report Metric Details
 Market Size Value in 2020  US$1.705 billion
 Market Size Value in 2027  US$3.411 billion
 Growth Rate  CAGR of 10.41% from 2020 to 2027
 Base Year  2020
 Forecast Period  2022–2027
 Forecast Unit (Value)  USD Billion
 Segments Covered  Type, Enterprise Size, And Industry Vertical
 Companies Covered Iron Mountain Incorporated, Dataplace, HostDime, NTT limited, ColoHouse, Equinix, Inc., EXA Infrastructure, NorthC, Cogent Communications, Digital Realty
 Customization Scope  Free report customization with purchase



  • By Type
    • Retail
    • Wholesale
    • Hybrid
  • By Enterprise Size
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • By Industry Vertical
    • BFSI
    • Communication & Technology
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • Media & Entertainment
    • Retail & E-commerce
    • Others


1.1. Market Overview

1.2. Covid-19 Scenario

1.3. Market Definition

1.4. Market Segmentation



2.1. Research Data

2.2. Assumptions



3.1. Research Highlights



4.1. Market Driver

4.2. Market Restraints

4.3. Porters Five Forces Analysis

4.3.1. Bargaining Power of End-Users

4.3.2. Bargaining Power of Buyers

4.3.3. Threat of New Entrants

4.3.4. Threat of Substitutes

4.3.5. Competitive Rivalry in the Industry

4.4. Industry Value Chain Analysis



5.1. Introduction

5.2. Retail

5.3. Wholesale

5.4. Hybrid



6.1. Introduction

6.2. Small

6.3. Medium

6.4. Large


7.1. Introduction

7.2. BFSI

7.3. Communication & Technology

7.4. Education

7.5. Healthcare

7.6. Media & Entertainment

7.7. Defense

7.8. Others



8.1. Major Players and Strategy Analysis

8.2. Emerging Players and Market Lucrativeness

8.3. Mergers, Acquisitions, Agreements, and Collaborations

8.4. Vendor Competitiveness Matrix



9.1. Iron Mountain Incorporated

9.2. Dataplace

9.3. HostDime

9.4. NTT limited

9.5. ColoHouse

9.6. Equinix, Inc.

9.7. EXA Infrastructure

9.8. NorthC

9.9. Cogen Communications

9.10. Digital Realty 

Iron Mountain Incorporated



NTT limited


Equinix, Inc.

EXA Infrastructure


Cogent Communications

Digital Realty

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