According to iKS-Consulting estimates, Moscow accounts for 70% of the total number of rack spaces located in Russian commercial data centers. At the end of 2019, this figure increased to 72%, as the growth rate of Moscow data centers exceeded the growth rate of the market as a whole.
In 2019 the number of rack spaces intended for commercial operation in Russia increased by 12.3% compared to 2018 - from 39.3 thousand to 44.1 thousand. At the end of 2019, the leaders in terms of rack growth were MTS Avantage data center, IXcellerate and Rostelecom DPC.
The revenues of Russian data center service providers in 2019 reached $451,3 million, which is 27.8% higher than in 2018 ($368,6 million). Market growth rates by the end of 2020 may decline to 10%. In 2021-2023 the market is expected to grow at the level of 21-25%.