Saudi Arabia Data Center Investment Analysis & Growth Opportunities Report 2021-2026


Dublin, Sept. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Saudi Arabia Data Center Market - Investment Analysis & Growth Opportunities 2021-2026" report has been added to's offering.

Saudi Arabia data center market size will witness investments of USD 1180 million by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 7.85% during the period 2021-2026

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) is one of the prominent locations across the Middle East for data center investment. Improvement in network connectivity, government support, and rapid growth in the adoption of cloud, big data, and IoT services have been strong enablers for the growth of the Saudi Arabian data center industry. The COVID-19 pandemic has been a strong market enabler for several digitization initiatives in Saudi Arabia.

The report considers the present scenario of the Saudi Arabia data center market and its market dynamics for the forecast period 2021-2026. It covers a detailed overview of several growth enablers, restraints, and trends in the market. The study includes the demand and supply aspects of the market.

Ashi & Bushnag, Al-Latifia Trading and Contracting Company, Atkins, Capitoline, DC PRO, Edarat Group, ICS Nett, Linesight, and RED are some of the major Construction Constructors & Sub-Contractors in Saudi Arabia's market. The colocation operator Gulf Data Hub plans to build two data centers in Jeddah and Al Khobar, adding around 32 MW of power. Saudi Telecom Company (STC) deployed two facilities across Jeddah and Al-Madina, adding over 5 MW of cumulative power.


  • Saudi Arabia is one of the significant data center colocation markets in the Middle East region, with a revenue of USD 140 million generated in 2020.
  • Scope Technologies, DesertClouds, Waja Media Solutions, Alfuzail, and BrighteningTech, are some of the local cloud service providers in Saudi Arabia.
  • The growing adoption of smart devices and increasing demand for analytics, cloud adoption, and the growth of wireless networking technologies have led several organizations in Saudi Arabia to invest in Big data and IoT technology.
  • Riyadh is the primary data center in Saudi Arabia, housing around 50% of the region's total facilities.
  • Saudi Arabia is increasingly becoming a hotspot for investment in renewable energy owing to the abundance of solar energy sources in the region.
  • Many telecommunication providers and hyperscale data center operators invest in cables to improve network connectivity within the country.
  • Saudi Arabia enjoys a strategic location between Africa and APAC that can easily connect both the regions, which will benefit the operators to invest in a submarine cable network passing through the country.


  • Vendors such as Vertiv Group, Schneider Electric, and Eaton witness high demand for lithium-ion UPS systems from Saudi Arabia's data center operators.
  • With the growth in data center investments, most facilities adopt a medium- to high-voltage switchgear in Saudi Arabia.
  • In Saudi Arabia, data center operators are likely to use air-based cooling techniques since most parts of the region are covered with deserts and there is water scarcity.
  • The Saudi Arabia data center market is dominated by greenfield construction. It will witness an increase in modular data center construction in the coming years.
  • SMEs' adoption of cloud-based services has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is likely to aid industry growth in Saudi Arabia.
  • Gulf Data Hub invested around USD 56 million to construct a colocation data facility in Jeddah in 2020.

IT Infrastructure Providers

  • Arista Networks
  • Atos
  • Broadcom
  • Cisco Systems
  • Dell Technologies
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
  • Huawei Technologies
  • IBM
  • Lenovo
  • NetApp

Construction Constructors & Sub-Contractors

  • Ashi & Bushnag
  • Al-Latifia Trading and Contracting Company
  • Atkins
  • Capitoline
  • DC PRO
  • Edarat Group
  • EGEC
  • ICS Nett
  • INT'LTEC Group
  • Juffali Airconditioning, Mechanical, and Electrical Company (JAMED)
  • Linesight
  • RED
  • SANA Creative Systems

Support Infrastructure Providers

  • ABB
  • Canovate
  • Caterpillar
  • Conteg
  • Cummins
  • Eaton
  • Grundfos
  • HITEC Power Protection
  • Legrand
  • Rittal
  • Rolls-Royce Power Systems
  • Schneider Electric
  • Vertiv Group

Data Center Investors

  • Gulf Data Hub
  • Salam (Integrated Telecom Company)
  • Etihad Etisalat (Mobily)
  • NourNet
  • Saudi Telecom Company (stc)

Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1 : Existing & Upcoming Third-Party Data Centers In Saudi Arabia

  • 15+ Unique Data Center Properties
  • Data Center IT Load Capacity
  • Data Center White Floor Area Space
  • Existing Vs Upcoming Data Center Capacity by Cities
  • Cities Covered
  • Riyadh
  • Jeddah
  • Other Cities

Chapter 2: Investment Opportunities In Saudi Arabia

  • Data Center Investments
  • Investment by Area
  • Investment by Power Capacity

Chapter 3: Data Center Colocation Market In Saudi Arabia

  • Colocation Services Market in the Saudi Arabia
  • Retail Colocation vs Wholesale Data Center Colocation
  • Colocation Pricing (Quarter Rack, Half Rack, Full Rack) & Add-ons

Chapter 4: Market Dynamics

  • Market Drivers
  • Market Trends
  • Market Restraints

Chapter 5: Market Segmentation

  • IT Infrastructure: Market Size & Forecast
  • Electrical Infrastructure: Market Size & Forecast
  • Mechanical Infrastructure: Market Size & Forecast
  • General Construction Services: Market Size & Forecast

Chapter 6: Tier Standard Investment

  • Tier I & II
  • Tier III
  • Tier IV

Chapter 7: Geographic Segmentation

  • Riyadh
  • Other Cities

Chapter 8: Key Market Participants

  • IT Infrastructure Providers
  • Construction Contractors
  • Support Infrastructure Providers
  • Data Center Investors

Chapter 9: Appendix

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