Nick Parfitt

Senior Global Research Analyst
DCD Group

Nick Parfitt is Lead Analyst​ for the DCD Group in the Asia Pacific region with responsibilities for research and analysis globally. He has conducted research and analysis on data centers since starting to work with DatacenterDynamics​ in 2006. In that time he has been responsible for conducting ad hoc research projects, writing White Papers, designing, executing global surveys of the data center industry from 2011 to 2016 and the APAC Data Center Survey in 2018 and 2019, and providing data and analysis to support DCD conferences. Key recent publications include projections of market by market industry direction and growth for 40 markets globally, analysis of the changing role of service data centers and the impact of cloud, data centers skills, Brexit, hub city profiles, the future of data center building, the digital transformation of MTDCs, Edge computing, trends in facility management and sustainability. He is responsible also for producing DCD's Australian conference and the Asia Pacific Awards.