Hosting market in transition

The coined by SMEs local hosting market is changing. While the conventional business reaches the saturation limit, there is a demand for cloud solutions and managed services.

More than nine billion euro are turned over last year by the hosting company in Germany. According to a study Experton this market has increased over the previous year by more than seven percent. The business is growing compared to the total ICT market on average.

The classic hosting market approaches a stagnation, what are the prospects of players but not necessarily tarnishes because parallel cloud services grow vigorously. Even the expenditure of the German corporate users for cloud services meet although there is only about one-tenth of the hosting market, but business with cloud services is currently growing at about 50 percent per year. Cloud services are therefore according to analyst Experton in 2015 account for more than 40 percent of the hosting market volume.

Pleasing in the often dominated by global players in the IT industry is that the hosting business not less IT companies are located exclusively in the hand, but many get involved locally established and owner-managed SMEs is successful.

In addition, domain reseller, reseller of infrastructure and providers of managed hosting solutions, most systems integrators, IT consultants and solution providers provide services for their customers hosting services and usually do not operate their own data centers. They all participate in the hosting business.