Country's IT infra market to reach $1.93 billion this year: Gartner
The Indian IT infrastructure market will increase marginally to $1.93 billion this year whereas by 2020, it is likely to grow to $2.13 billion, Gartner said on Tuesday. The IT infrastructure market includes server, storage and enterprise networking equipment. In 2015, the market stood at $1.90 billion. "The Indian IT infrastructure market will total $1.9 billion in 2016, a 1 per cent increase from 2015," Gartner said.
Indian enterprises will continue to focus on optimising their infrastructure and operations budgets in 2016, it added. "Optimisation is primarily driven with an objective to create next generation data center architecture that can support the ever increasing challenges of digital business. With the emergence of bimodal IT, there are a lot of investments made in Mode 1, and there is an increasing focus on building Mode 2 infrastructure," Naveen Mishra, research director at Gartner said. Gartner said Mode 1 workloads are witnessing investments in areas such as cloud, software defined storage and network coupled with integrated systems.