Spain
Spain
With a population of over 50 million, Spain is the #14 globally-ranked country on Cloudscene based on data center density. The country has a GDP of US $1.31 trillion, and its top service providers include Colt Technology Services, Cogent Communications and GTT Communications. Spain has 80 internet users per 100 citizens, while its connectivity ecosystem is made up of 107 colocation data centers, 336 cloud service providers and 6 network fabrics.
143
Data Centers
449
Service Providers
19
Network Fabrics
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76
Colocation Providers
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328
Connectivity Providers
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93
Hosting & Cloud Providers
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158
Managed Services Providers
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Market Overview
Market Overview

Spain is a parliamentary monarchy located on the Iberian Peninsula, sharing borders with Portugal and France. Spain has a population of over 50 million people, and an internet literacy rate of 80.6% (39.12 million internet users).

Data Center & Telecommunications Economy

The total GDP of Spain is over US $1.2 trillion and with a contribution of 3.6% from the digital economy, Spain’s data center industry is thriving. Besides its data centers, Spain’s digital economy includes over 19.48 million fixed line telephone subscriptions and over 51.46 million mobile telephone subscriptions.

Data Center Markets

Spain contains several data center clusters throughout the country, providing plenty of colocation opportunities. The primary colocation data center markets in Spain are:

The majority of Spain’s submarine cables can be found in the south, connecting Europe to Africa. There are 143 Spanish data centers, of which the majority are located in and around Madrid and Barcelona. Large carrier neutral Spanish data centers feature rich ecosystems and state-of-the-art equipment, ensuring maximum uptime and connectivity to over 889 service providers.

Energy Distribution

Spain has good coverage of its energy sector, which is an important attribute for any data center market. The nation is energized by 46% renewable or green sources, with the remaining provided by fossil or nuclear fuels. This gives Spanish colocation facilities significant opportunities to take advantage of green energy. In addition to green energy, data center consumers enjoy a range of PUE scores between 1.15 and 1.55, with the average PUE for Spanish data centers sitting at 1.33. Spain's colocation facilities provide over 271.20 MW of power and has a range of rack power options from 5.00 kW to 5.00 kW.

Cloudscene Spanish Facts

  • Total number of Spanish data centers: 143
  • Total number of cloud service providers: 889
  • Total number of network fabrics: 19
  • Latest Spanish data center added: Bilbao-Arasur
  • Latest Spanish data center service provider: Edged
  • Number of certified colocation facilities in Spain: 20