Thailand Data Center Market Investment Analysis and Opportunities Report 2022-2027 Featuring Key Investors

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Dublin, September 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The “Thailand Data Center Market – Investment Analysis and Growth Opportunities 2022-2027” Report has been added to offering.

Thailand witnessed the construction of data center facilities with a white floor area of ​​more than 105,000 square feet in 2021 and will add a cumulative area of ​​more than 870,000 square feet between 2022 and 2027.

The market has seen several new entrants in the data center and cloud market. For example, Telehouse and Chindata Group were among the new data center entrants, followed by Alibaba Cloud which announced the new cloud region, expected to come online in 2022.


Digitization across the country driven by COVID-19, availability of tax incentives, rollout of 5G services, and improved connectivity with other Asian countries like China, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, and others make Thailand an attractive market for investors. .

In Thailand, operators must obtain a Certificate of Promotion from the Board of Investment (BOI) to plan, build and operate data centers. The entry of new players such as Telehouse and Chindata Group and the development of cloud regions by major operators such as Tencent Cloud and Alibaba Cloud are likely to attract more global players to invest in the market during the forecast period.

The three companies, AIS (Advanced Information Service), Singtel and Gulf Energy, formed a joint venture to develop data centers across the country. Construction is due to start and it is expected to be online by 2023.

The country is also seeing the rollout of modular data centers. For example, Huawei Technologies invested around $23 million to develop its third modular data center in the country. Bangkok is the prime location for data center investment in Thailand. The construction of Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and Free Trade Zones (FTZ) and the availability of infrastructure will attract investors to develop data center facilities in the coming years.

Data center development in the East Corridor could attract nearby customers from heavy industries (automotive, manufacturing and petrochemical) and food processing industries to opt for its data center IT operations.


  • Available market size in investment, area, power capacity and income of Thailand’s collocation market.

  • An assessment of data center investment in Thailand by enterprise, hyperscale, and colocation operators.

  • Data center investments in area (square feet) and power capacity (MW) across all cities.

  • A detailed study of the current landscape of the Thailand data center market, an in-depth analysis of the industry, and detailed predictions on the size of the Thailand data center market during the forecast period.

  • Snapshot of existing and future third-party data center facilities in Thailand

  • Covered facilities (existing): 32

  • Facilities identified (next): 03

  • Coverage: 7 Cities

  • Existing vs. Next (data center area)

  • Existing vs. Future (IT Carrying Capacity)

  • Data center colocation market in Thailand

  • Revenue and Market Forecast (2021-2027)

  • Retail placement prices

  • Explore Thailand’s data center landscape market investments in IT, power, cooling, and general building services with sizing and forecast.

  • A comprehensive analysis of the latest trends, growth rate, potential opportunities, growth restraints, and outlook for the industry.

  • Business overview and product offerings from leading IT infrastructure providers, construction contractors, supporting infrastructure providers and investors operating in the industry.

  • A transparent research methodology and analysis of the demand and supply side of the market.


  • Thailand has around 32 operational colocation data centers. Most colocation data centers are being developed to Tier III standards. The country has the presence of the global data center operator NTT Global Data Centers, which operates two facilities and is certified as Tier III.

  • The impact of COVID-19, remote work has led to an increase in data generation at the local level. Furthermore, digitization, the deployment of 5G services and the adoption of cloud-based services have led to the demand for data centers in the country.

  • The increasing adoption of cloud-based services is helping the growth of retail and wholesale colocation services in the market. The market is seeing increased demand for colocation space in existing data centers.

  • Small-scale businesses in industries like educational institutions, e-commerce, insurance, cloud-native startups, public sector (city councils), and others (listed above) will prefer retail colocation and other services like managed hosting/connectivity cloud. solutions based on

  • Wholesale placement demand will come from local governments, travel and tourism, the BFSI sector and hospitals (mainly those operating in Thailand).

  • Hyperscale demand will come from content providers and cloud operators, followed by major e-commerce companies, public sector agencies and the banking sector.

  • We believe that Vantage Data Centers, Equinix, Digital Realty, Flow Digital and Princeton Digital Group could enter the market in the next few years.

  • The deployment of 5G networks will boost the country’s digital economy and generate greater demand for high-bandwidth network infrastructure. The adoption of software-defined networking (SDN) is likely to increase due to smart city initiatives carried out by government agencies.


  • Some of the key investors in Thailand’s data center industries are Telehouse, Chindata Group, True IDC, Singtel, Gulf Energy and AIS, Korea Telecom (KT) & Jasmine Telecom Systems (JTS), and ST Telemedia Global Data Centers and Frasers Property Thailand.

  • Hyperscale operator Amazon Web Services announced its plan to build and operate in edge zones in Bangkok. The zones are expected to come online by 2022-2023.

  • The country is also witnessing an increase in the development of cloudy regions. Tencent Cloud opened its second cloud region in Bangkok in June 2021. In addition, Alibaba Cloud has also announced its plan to develop a new cloud region in the country.

  • Chindata Group, one of the new entrants in the market, announced that it is currently finalizing a business acquisition in the country and will install 5 MW of IT power capacity.

  • Telecom operators such as True Corporation, AIS (Advanced Info Service) and dtac have implemented 5G technology in some cities on a trial basis or are launching commercial 5G services.

  • Data center operators are increasing their market share and presence across the country by acquiring the data center operators or investing in the company. For example, in January 2022, Etix Everywhere (Vantage Data Centers) acquired about a 67% stake in Genesis Data Center by investing approximately $10.8 million.

main suppliers


  • Arista Networks

  • atos

  • cisco systems

  • Dell Technologies

  • fujitsu

  • HPE

  • Huawei Technologies

  • IBM

  • Inspur

  • lenovo

  • netapp




  • alibaba cloud

  • Huawei Technologies

  • Internet Thailand

  • KT Corporation

  • tencent cloud

  • true IDC


Key Topics Covered:

Chapter 1: Existing and Future Third Party Data Centers in Thailand

  • Historical market scenario

  • 30+ unique data center properties

  • Data center IT load capacity

  • Data center white floor area space

  • Current vs. Future Data Center Capacity by City

  • covered cities

  • bangkok

  • Other cities

Chapter 2: Investment Opportunities in Thailand

Chapter 3: Data Center Colocation Market in Thailand

  • Placement services market in Thailand

  • Retail placement prices (quarter rack, half rack, full rack) and add-ons

  • Wholesale placement price (per Kwh)

  • Retail placement and wholesale placement market forecast 2022-2027

Chapter 4: Market Dynamics

  • market indicators

  • market trends

  • market restrictions

Chapter 5: Market Segmentation

  • IT Infrastructure: Market Size and Forecast

  • Electrical Infrastructure: Market Size and Forecast

  • Mechanical Infrastructure – Market Size and Forecast

  • General Construction Services – Market Size and Forecast

Chapter 6: Standard Tier Investment

  • Level I and II

  • Level III

  • Level IV

Chapter 7: Key Market Participants

Chapter 8: Appendix

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