Top 7 Companies Dominating the India Data Centre Market Landscape

India Data Centre Market


CTRLS Datacenters Ltd., Arshiya Limited., NTT Global Data Centers & Cloud Infrastructure India Private Limited, Sify Technologies Limited., Cisco Systems India Pvt. Ltd, Microsoft Corporation, and Reliance Communications Ltd. (Reliance Datacenter), among others, are the major players in the India data centre market.


The India data centre market reached a value of about USD 5.90 billion in 2023. The market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.3% in the forecast period of 2024-2032 to reach around USD 14.26 billion by 2032. As per the analysis by Expert Market Research, the market is expected to be driven by the rising adoption of digital technologies, OTT services, and AI and IoT (Internet of Things).


It is anticipated that by 2030, 30 billion connected Internet of Things (IoT) devices will be established across the globe. The skyrocketing data usage, along with the adoption of cutting-edge technologies by various enterprises, including Big Data analytics, cloud computing and IoT, is catering to a strong data centre demand.


According to government reports, by 2026, the India market for data centre is expected to rise by USD 8.0 billion. The market is driven by factors such as the rapid growth of internet users, the rapid use of cloud computing, and the government's investment in the IT sector. With 138 data centres, India ranks 13th in the world for data centre markets. Additionally, 45 new data centres with a combined capacity of 1,015 MW and 13 million square feet are expected to be constructed by the end of 2025.


To boost investments and accelerate the nation's current rate of data centre expansion, the Indian government is creating a policy on data centres. This plan includes creating data centre economic zones, Data Centre Facilitation Units (DCFU), incorporating data centres under the Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA), and creating a unique category code for data centres under the National Building Code of India.


In September 2023, West Bengal Electronics Industry Development Corporation Limited (Webel) planned to construct its 3rd data centre in Siliguri in the Indian state of West Bengal to promote the IT and electronics industry. 


Global Data Centre Spending: USD Billion (2018-2023)


Top 7 Data Centre Players in India:

CTRLS Datacenters Ltd.

Headquarters: Telangana, India
Establishment: 2007


CtrlS is Asia's largest Rated 4 data centre and offers colocation, cloud hosting, and network solutions. With a CSAT score of 4.5/5, the company serves 60 out of the Fortune 500 companies with a repeat business rate of 99.95%. The company offers different colocation services, such as rack space, caged racks, dedicated halls, and others. Among several services, CtrlS provides disaster recovery services, remote infrastructure management services, and backup services.


Arshiya Limited

Headquarters: Maharashtra, India
Establishment: 1981


Arshiya Limited is a leading logistics and supply management service provider that offers a wide range of supply chain infrastructure services. The company’s services include Free Trade Warehousing Zones (FTWZ), Inland Container Depot, Rail and Rail Infrastructure, and Transport and Handling.


NTT Global Data Centers & Cloud Infrastructure India Private Limited

Headquarters: Maharashtra, India
Establishment: 2005


NTT Global Data Centres & Cloud Infrastructure India Private Limited is a leading provider of data centre and cloud infrastructure solutions in India. The company supports the digital transformation demands of a diversified clientele across industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, energy, supply chain, and others, with state-of-the-art facilities and a dedication to security and dependability.


Sify Technologies Limited

Headquarters: Chennai, India
Establishment: 1995


Sify is one of the largest integrated ICT Solutions and Services providers in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a telecom data network infrastructure. The company’s product portfolio includes services including cloud, digital, integration and security. Sify is the go-to option for start-ups, SMEs, and large enterprises due to its suite of superior data centres, pan-India MPLS connectivity, Gen 5 CloudInfinite Cloud Anywhere platform, InifnitDigital digital transformation platform for XaaS, partnerships with global OEMs, and deep expertise in business transformation.


Cisco Systems India Pvt. Ltd

Headquarters: Bangalore, India
Establishment: 1995


Cisco is a significant provider of innovative software-defined networking, cloud, and security solutions to help transform businesses. The company’s products and services include networking, software, the Internet of Things (IoT), mobility and wireless, security, and others.


Microsoft Corporation

Headquarters: Washington, United States
Establishment: 1975


Microsoft Corporation is a multinational technology company that develops, licences, and supports a wide range of software products, services, and devices. The Microsoft network connects more than 60 data centre regions, 200 data centres, 190 points of presence, and over 175,000 miles of terrestrial and subsea fibre worldwide. In India, the company has four data centres.


Reliance Communications Ltd. (Reliance Datacenter)

Headquarters: Maharashtra, India
Establishment: 2004


Reliance Data Centre (RDC) is a division of Reliance Communications that owns and operates nine level 3 data centres in India. Its services include colocation services, DC build and maintenance, hosting management, and IT infrastructure. RDC's largest facility is IDC-5, a hyper-scale facility that covers over 450,000 sq ft.


*At Expert Market Research, we strive to always give you current and accurate information. The numbers depicted in the description are indicative and may differ from the actual numbers in the final EMR report.

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