Data Center Managed Services 2023–2024 Market Insights™

November, 2023


Report Summary

This report identifies key demand-side trends in the data center managed services space, helping enterprises fine-tune their data center management strategies. It provides an overview of key trends and enterprise challenges that Avasant sees as important to be highlighted in the data center managed services space.

Why read this Market Insights?

Due to rapid technological advancements and evolving customer demands, data center managed services are pivotal for enterprises. A legacy data center presents challenges such as escalating maintenance costs, dwindling efficiency and scalability, compatibility issues with the latest technologies, and inefficient resource utilization. Effective data center management enables businesses to remain competitive, adapt to evolving technology, and meet the increasing demands of the digital era. It also improves security and compliance measures and fosters innovation by enabling seamless integration with cutting-edge technologies.

The Data Center Managed Services 20232024 Market Insights™ aids enterprises in identifying important market trends and challenges for any data center management projects they take part in.


The industry insights presented in this report are based on our ongoing interactions with enterprise CXOs and other key executives; targeted discussions with service providers, subject matter experts, and Avasant Fellows; analyst insights from primary and secondary research; and lessons learned from consulting engagements.

Table of contents

About the report (Page 3)

Executive summary (Pages 4–7)

    • Defining data center managed services
    • Key enterprise data center managed services trends shaping the market
    • Avasant recognizes 23 top-tier providers supporting the enterprise adoption of data center managed services

Demand-side trends (Pages 813)

    • Enterprises are adopting a hybrid delivery model to manage their data center landscape
    • Traditional data center managed services are being disrupted and replaced by tech-enabled services
    • Enterprises are utilizing generative AI to optimize data center operations and provide automated monitoring services
    • Enterprises are increasingly focusing on green data center initiatives to achieve their net-zero goals

Key contacts (Pages 14)

Read the Research Byte based on this report.

Please refer to Avasant’s Data Center Managed Services 2023–2024 RadarView™  for detailed insights on the service providers and supply-side trends.