Global Cloud Content Delivery Network Market: Snapshot

A content delivery network can be defined as a system of distributed servers that deliver web content such as web pages to the user based on user’s geographical location. Content delivery networks are particularly effective in expediting the delivery of content of web sites that have global reach or have high traffic. Content delivery network delivers the content from the nearest server to the users and also protect them from large surges in traffic by reducing latency while also reducing loading time. Content delivery or the hosting of content delivery services over the cloud can be termed as cloud content delivery network.

The increased global broadband speed and rise in downloadable content are expected to be major driving factors of the cloud content delivery network market. The market is also expected to receive significant push from the increasing number of organizations migrating their IT services on cloud. However, the market growth is expected to be hindered by the concerns over data security. Moreover, the market is expected to face restraint due to the latency problem associated with the technology. Furthermore, the growth in mobile content delivery networks is expected to open new doors of opportunity.

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Media and Entertainment Industry to Exhibit High Demand

The global cloud content delivery network market is segmented on the basis of type, core solution, vertical and geography. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into standard/non-video CDN and video CDN, video CDN sub-segment would cover the content delivery of video files while standard/non-video CDN sub-segment would cover the content delivery of files other than video for example text files and pdf files among others. In 2016, the video CDN sub-segment is expected to hold the major revenue share of the market and is expected to grow at a rapid pace during the forecast period. On the basis of core solution, the global cloud content delivery network market is segmented into web performance optimization, media delivery and cloud security. Based on core solution, media delivery sub-segment is expected to hold major share of the market throughout the forecast period, primarily due to its critical role in delivery of media such as audio or video. On the basis of vertical, the market is segmented into advertising, media & entertainment, online gaming, e-commerce, education, government, healthcare and others (BFSI, IT, and travel & hospitality)). The market, based on vertical, is expected to be dominated by media & entertainment sub-segment which also is projected to grow at rapid pace throughout the forecast period.

Presence of Major Industry Players Puts North America at Global Market’s fore

The global cloud content delivery network market is expected to be driven by the North America region. In 2016, North America is estimated to contribute a major share to the overall cloud content delivery network market with the U.S. contributing most to the region’s revenue. The region is expected to lose market share throughout the forecast period. The presence of major industry players along with high adoption of cloud content delivery network solutions in the region is expected to drive the market growth. Also, the presence of necessary internet and communication infrastructure is also expected to bolster the market growth. North America is also helped by the favorable regulatory environment and governments encouraging the developments in the field.

Asia-Pacific region is expected to emerge as the fastest growing region for the cloud content delivery network market. The region is also anticipated to emerge as the largest market in terms of market revenue towards the latter half of the forecast. This growth is accountable from the countries such as China, Japan, India and South Korea while South East Asian countries with their superior communication infrastructure and increasing smartphone adoption also add to the impressive growth in the region.

The global cloud content delivery network market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 25.5% during the forecast period of 2017 to 2025 and reach US$ 18,564.5 Mn in 2025.

Major players in the cloud content delivery network market include Akamai Technologies, Inc., Limelight Networks, Inc., CenturyLink, Inc., CDNetworks Co., Ltd., Google LLC, Amazon Web Services, Inc., NTT Communications Corporation, Alibaba Cloud, Oracle Corporation and Cloudflare, Inc.

Global Cloud Content Delivery Network Market: Overview

This report on the global cloud content delivery network market provides analysis for the period 2015–2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the period from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data for 2015 has been included as historical information. The report covers market dynamics including drivers, restraints, opportunities, and trends expected to influence the global cloud content delivery network market growth during the said period. Technologies that are playing a major role in driving the global cloud content delivery network market have also been covered in the study. The study provides a comprehensive analysis on market growth throughout the above forecast period in terms of value estimates (in US$ Mn), across different geographies.

Global Cloud Content Delivery Network Market: Key Segments

The global cloud content delivery network market is segmented on the basis of type, core solution, vertical and geography. On the basis of type, the market is segmented into Standard/Non-Video CDN and Video CDN. Video CDN sub-segment would cover the content delivery of video files while Standard/Non-Video CDN sub-segment would cover the content delivery of files other than video for example text files, pdf files among others. In 2016, the Video CDN sub-segment is expected to hold the major revenue share of the market and is expected to grow at a rapid pace and also increasing its market share during the forecast period.

On the basis of core solution, the global cloud content delivery network market is segmented into Web Performance Optimization, Media Delivery and Cloud Security. Based on core solution, Media Delivery sub-segment is expected to hold the major share of the market throughout the forecast period, primarily due to its critical role in delivery of media such as audio or video. On the basis of vertical, the market is segmented into advertising, media & entertainment, online gaming, e-commerce, education, government, healthcare and others (BFSI, IT, and travel & hospitality)). The market, based on vertical is expected to be dominated by Media & Entertainment sub-segment which also is projected to grow at rapid pace throughout the forecast period.

Geographically, the report classifies the global cloud content delivery network market into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa (MEA), and South America; the regions are analyzed in terms of market revenue. Furthermore, region wise prominent countries covered in the report include the following - the U.S, Canada, Germany, France, the U.K., China, India, Japan, GCC Countries, South Africa and Brazil.

Global Cloud Content Delivery Network Market: Scope of the Study

The report also includes key developments in the cloud content delivery network market. Porter Five Force analysis and financials are also included in the report. The report also covers segment wise comparison matrix, market attractiveness analysis and market share analysis for all regions covered in the scope of study.

Comparison matrix includes segment growth matrix, 2015 - 2025 (%), segment value share contribution, 2015 - 2025 (%), and segment compounded growth matrix (CAGR %). Market attractiveness identifies and compares segments’ market attractiveness on the basis of CAGR and market share index.

The report also includes competition landscape which include competition matrix, market share analysis of major players in the global cloud content delivery network market based on their projected value share, and business profiling of major players. The competition matrix benchmarks leading players on the basis of their capabilities and potential to grow. Factors including market position, offerings and R&D focus are attributed to company’s capabilities. Factors including top line growth, market share, segment growth, infrastructure facilities and future outlook are attributed to company’s potential to grow. This section also identifies and includes various recent developments carried out by the leading players.

Companies Mentioned in Report

Company profiling includes company overview, major business strategies adopted and SWOT analysis. Major players in the cloud content delivery network market include Akamai Technologies, Inc., Limelight Networks, Inc., CenturyLink, Inc., CDNetworks Co., Ltd., Google LLC, Amazon Web Services, Inc., NTT Communications Corporation, Alibaba Cloud, Oracle Corporation and Cloudflare, Inc.

The global cloud content delivery network market is segmented as below:

Global Cloud content delivery network Market, By Type

  • Standard/Non-Video CDN
  •  Video CDN 

Global Cloud content delivery network Market, By Core Solution

  • Web Performance Optimization
  •  Media Delivery
  •  Cloud Security

Global Cloud content delivery network Market, By Vertical

  • Advertising
  •  Media & Entertainment
  •  Online gaming
  •  E-commerce
  •  Education
  •  Government
  •  Healthcare
  •  Others (BFSI, IT, and Travel & hospitality)

Global Cloud content delivery network Market, By Geography

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Rest of North America
  • Europe
    • U.K
    • Germany
    • France
    • Rest of Europe
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
    • China
    • India
    •  Japan
    • Rest of APAC
  • Middle East and Africa (MEA)
    • GCC Countries
    • South Africa
    • Rest of MEA
  • South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of South America
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