Load balancers are devices that functions as a reverse proxy and allocates application or network traffic with the help of servers. These are utilized to enhance the capacity and consistency of applications. They enhance the performance of applications by plummeting the load on servers related to maintaining and managing an application and network session, while executing application-specific tasks. Load balancers are either virtual load balancers or hardware appliances loaded on an optimized platform that carries out various critical tasks. A load balancer is installed through software and hardware. Hardware-based load balancers are in the form of physical switches, servers, or routers that manage the workload distribution within numerous devices to decrease or normalize the overall load.

Rising adoption of data center traffic, cloud-based load balancing services, and server virtualization is expected to drive the load balancer market during the forecast period. Furthermore, favorable government initiatives and increasing investments in digitization are driving the load balancer market. Vendors are investing in advancements in the network infrastructure. This, in turn, is fueling the demand for effective load balancers. Moreover, awareness regarding advantages of cloud and networking technologies is increasing among enterprises. This is expected to drive the load balancer market significantly during the forecast period. Improved network complexity and rising adoption in large enterprises are other factors augmenting the load balancer market.

However, implementation of the latest load balancer modules in the current or traditional networking ecosystems is difficult which is expected to restrain the global load balancer market in the next few years. Furthermore, presence of providers offering limited bandwidth and lack of access to high-speed Internet are anticipated to hamper the load balancer market in the next few years. Nevertheless, exponential rise in global IP traffic and cloud traffic is estimated to offer immense growth opportunities to the load balancer market during the forecast period.

The global load balancer market can be segmented based on component, enterprise size, deployment type, load balancer type, end-user industry, and region. Based on component, the load balancer market can be divided into hardware, software, and services. The services segment can be sub-divided into integration, training, support, and maintenance. In terms of deployment type, the load balancer market can be categorized into on premise and cloud. The cloud segment is anticipated to expand prominently during the forecast period, due to increase in adoption of the cloud technology. Use of cloud-based software reduces time required to update and integrate new services offered by the software. In terms of load balancer type, the load balancer market can be categorized into local load balancer and global load balancer. In terms of enterprise size, the load balancer market can be segmented into small & medium enterprises and large enterprises. On the basis of end-use industry, the load balancer market can be classified into health care, IT & telecom, government, construction, travel & hospitality, BFSI (banking, financial services and insurance), media & entertainment, energy & utilities, retail, and others. In terms of region, the global load balancer market can be segregated into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and South America. North America is projected to dominate the global load balancer market during the forecast period, as the region is considerably receptive towards adoption of the latest technologies.

A large number of players are venturing into the load balancer market. These players are continuously innovating and upgrading the solution in order to effectively compete in the market Key players operating in the global market are AWS, F5 Networks, Citrix Systems, Microsoft Corporation, HPE, IBM Corporation, Google Inc., Imperva, Nginx, and Radware. Players adopt various growth strategies such as R&D, partnerships, mergers & acquisitions, and product innovations in order to remain competitive in the market. For instance, in September 2018, AWS and Salesforce extended their partnership by assimilating new products to simplify offerings for customers.

The report offers a comprehensive evaluation of the market. It does so via in-depth qualitative insights, historical data, and verifiable projections about market size. The projections featured in the report have been derived using proven research methodologies and assumptions. By doing so, the research report serves as a repository of analysis and information for every facet of the market, including but not limited to: Regional markets, technology, types, and applications.

The study is a source of reliable data on:

  • Market segments and sub-segments
  • Market trends and dynamics
  • Supply and demand
  • Market size
  • Current trends/opportunities/challenges
  • Competitive landscape
  • Technological breakthroughs
  • Value chain and stakeholder analysis

The regional analysis covers:

  • North America (U.S. and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Brazil, Peru, Chile, and others)
  • Western Europe (Germany, U.K., France, Spain, Italy, Nordic countries, Belgium, Netherlands, and Luxembourg)
  • Eastern Europe (Poland and Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (China, India, Japan, ASEAN, Australia, and New Zealand)
  • Middle East and Africa (GCC, Southern Africa, and North Africa)

The report has been compiled through extensive primary research (through interviews, surveys, and observations of seasoned analysts) and secondary research (which entails reputable paid sources, trade journals, and industry body databases). The report also features a complete qualitative and quantitative assessment by analyzing data gathered from industry analysts and market participants across key points in the industry’s value chain.

A separate analysis of prevailing trends in the parent market, macro- and micro-economic indicators, and regulations and mandates is included under the purview of the study. By doing so, the report projects the attractiveness of each major segment over the forecast period.

Highlights of the report:

  • A complete backdrop analysis, which includes an assessment of the parent market
  • Important changes in market dynamics
  • Market segmentation up to the second or third level
  • Historical, current, and projected size of the market from the standpoint of both value and volume
  • Reporting and evaluation of recent industry developments
  • Market shares and strategies of key players
  • Emerging niche segments and regional markets
  • An objective assessment of the trajectory of the market
  • Recommendations to companies for strengthening their foothold in the market   

Note: Although care has been taken to maintain the highest levels of accuracy in TMR’s reports, recent market/vendor-specific changes may take time to reflect in the analysis.

Custom Market Research Services

TMR offers custom market research services that help clients to get information on their business scenario required where syndicated solutions are not enough.


Load Balancer Market

Pre Book