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Digital Realty Named as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Services 2023 Vendor Assessment

In today’s digital landscape, businesses face the ever-increasing challenge of managing and harnessing the power of vast amounts of data. As the volume of data continues to grow, the global economy is transforming to become “data-powered” – with data-intense workflows like AI and machine learning fuelling economic growth.

Digital Realty provides the meeting place where companies, technologies, and data come together. We provide a global data centre platform supporting our customers’ critical architecture requirements, solving the most complex Hybrid IT challenges for leading companies globally.

Our commitment and focus to solving these challenges are part of our heritage and it’s why, for the third time, Digital Realty has been named as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Services 2023 Vendor Assessment. Digital Realty was also named a Leader in the 2019 and 2021 versions of the report.

IDC MarketScape Chart

IDC -MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilises a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short-term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a 3-5-year timeframe. Vendor market share is represented by the size of the icons. ©2023 IDC

IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Datacenter Services 2023 Vendor Assessment, Courtney Munroe, IDC #US49435022e, October 2023.

Commenting on Digital Realty’s global data centre platform, PlatformDIGITAL®, the IDC MarketScape said “The company's global datacenter platform, PlatformDIGITAL®, is a key enabler for Hybrid IT deployments. It facilitates the simplification of digital infrastructure with a global datacenter platform to manage data workloads across metros and regions. The goal is to promote business agility by reducing the time to connect to data, control, and networking hubs. This is enabled with differentiated localized centers of data exchange that can be accessed and rolled out to global markets.”

The report highlighted the following Digital Realty strengths that contributed to it being named a Leader:

  • Brand strategy
  • High-density colocation services
  • Extensive global footprint and portfolio
  • Sustainable facilities
  • Interconnection services
  • Cloud and Hybrid IT solutions

Read the excerpt to learn why Digital Realty is named as a Leader.