Spain is one of the most interesting emerging markets in the field of data, with Madrid as one of the main interconnection hubs.
Home to Spain’s main institutions, companies and research centres, and has the necessary critical mass to make the investments made profitable.
Strong presence of national headquarters of large multinationals, both Spanish and foreign, advanced business services companies and companies in strategic high-tech sectors (aerospace, pharmaceutical-biotechnology, ICTs), intensive in data and information use and with a high export component.
Madrid is becoming the main telecommunications and data hub in Southern Europe.
Madrid is home to acritical mass of leading data centre companies: Interxion, Data4, DatacenterDynamics, Equinix, Global Switch, IMasons,Digital Realty, AdamEcotech, Quark and S4U, etc.
Large multinationals have recently announced large deployments for their cloud regions in Spain (Microsoft, Google, Amazon, IBM, Oracle, etc.) generating an additional ecosystem around their datacentres.
Madrid is home to large-scale manufacturing activities, colocation and cloud providers, the centre of national government and is the hub for financial and insurance services.
The presence of IT infrastructure and service providers in the city is very relevant (Atos, Broadcom, Cisco, Dell, Fujitsu, HPE, IBM, Juniper Networks,Lenovo, etc.), accompanied by a growing number of data startups (Carto, Brainsins, Datmean, Synergic Partners,Stratio, Bitext, Datary, Clarity ..)