Industry Market Research 

AFCOM has commissioned multiple State of the Data Center Industry surveys and beginning in mid-2016, new industry market research ins being planned to explore emerging trends in the data center and IT infrastructure industry worldwide. These market research studies focus on macro dynamics and their potential impact on the data center industry. Studies and analysis are made available to AFCOM members. AFCOM member also gain access to research conducted under the guidance of the Data Center Institute, AFCOM's think tank.

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The 2019 State of the Data Center Report

Posted on 3/18/2019
In this third edition, we’ve introduced a few new topics. These include people entering into the data center market as new employees, a closer examination around cloud, and how leaders in the space are deploying new and advanced technologies to suppo

Industry Trends: State of the Data Center Report 2018

Posted on 6/11/2018
The results of this year’s survey are in and they reveal the many unprecedented challenges facing modern data centers today and how professionals, like yourselves, are meeting them.

Data Center Industry Salary Report 2016

Posted on 6/28/2016
Is your salary comparable to your peers? We surveyed IT and facilities professionals, and here's how much they reported getting paid annually.

State of the Data Center Survey 2015

Posted on 12/1/2015
Enjoy this 58-page report, outlining the trends revealed from our 2015 State of the Data Center Industry survey.