Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market: Snapshot
Stiff competition characterizes the global mobile edge computing (MEC) market. Keen players wanting to succeed in the cut-throat environment are working on more effective solutions in response to the different requirement of companies. They are pouring money into engineering cutting edge technologies so as to beat competition. Big names in the industry are expending energy on developing highly advanced hardware and software solutions to capture greater market share. Such trends are responsible for making the global mobile edge computing (MEC) market highly dynamic in nature.
Some of the key growth drivers in the global mobile edge computing (MEC) market are the increasing demand for low latency computing and improved quality of experience (QoE), increasing network traffic and data explosion and low energy consumption technique.
As per a report by Transparency Market Research, the global mobile edge computing market will likely expand at a phenomenal 51.0% CAGR during the period from 2017 to 2025. At this rate, its revenue is projected to become US$4228.3 mn by 2025 from US$73.8 mn in 2016.
Demand for HD Likely to Catalyze Market Growth
The global mobile edge computing market can be classified based upon component into hardware, software, and service. Of them, the hardware segment held a lion’s share of 80.0% in the market in 2016. This is because the entire mobile edge computing architecture is comprised of different hardware, namely servers, processors, routers, and switchers. In the foreseeable future too, the segment is predicted to surpass others in terms of growth.
At present, several hardware and software vendors are facing challenges to integrate mobile edge computing architecture with the help of 4G LTE network. However, deployment of 5G infrastructure will likely help overcome the challenge. The high demand for HD and 4K live video streaming is also predicted to catalyze growth in the market.
Emerging Economies to Power Growth due to Penetration of Smartphones
From a geographical standpoint, Europe accounts for a leading share in the global mobile edge computing (MEC) market. In 2016, its market accounted for a share of 43.5%. This is mainly on the back of growing uptake of mobile edge computing on account of increasing monthly data usage and the rising adoption of devices having Internet of Things (IoT). In the next few years, the Europe mobile edge computing (MEC) market is predicted to register a CAGR of 42.8%.
North America is another crucial market for mobile edge computing (MEC), which is being fuelled by the U.S. North America is home to most of the hardware and software vendors and is expected to remain a key contributor in the next couple of years as well.
Asia Pacific, South America, and the Middle East are slated to be the most promising markets going forward because of the burgeoning mobile subscribers and IoT devices that support market growth for mobile computing market. At present, the global mobile edge computing (MEC) market is being driven by the demand from developed nations, particularly those in Europe and North America. In future, it will be the emerging economies in Asia Pacific and the Middle East and Africa.
Some such prominent names in the global mobile edge computing (MEC) market are IBM Corporation, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Nokia Corporation, PeerApp Ltd., Intel Corporation, Juniper Networks, Inc., ADLINK Technology Inc., Saguna Networks Ltd., Vasona Networks, Inc., ZTE Corporation, and SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc.
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market: Overview
Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) provides access to cloud-like computing and storage resources at the mobile edge, within the Radio Access Network (RAN) and in close proximity to mobile subscribers. A deployment at the Mobile Edge can provide applications with significant benefits, for example the ultra-low latency necessary for emerging applications such as Tactile Internet. Mobile Edge Computing opens up services to consumers and enterprise customers as well as to adjacent industries that can now deliver their mission-critical applications over the mobile network. The MEC market is expected to witness a growing demand globally owing to its growing trend in different applications due to its low latency, high content delivery and high quality of experience.
The mobile edge computing market report provides an in-depth analysis of the global mobile edge computing market for the period 2017 – 2025, wherein 2016 is the base year and the years from 2017 to 2025 is the forecast period. Data for 2015 has been included as historical information. It also provides the comprehensive analysis of mobile edge computing market based on its component type, various industry vertical and by technology.
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market: Segmentation
Based on the component, the market is segmented into hardware, software and service. Further software segment is subdivided into video analytics, location services, internet of things (IoT), data caching, connected vehicles and others, the service segment also divided into consulting, system integration and maintenance. Based on industry vertical the market is categorized into media and entertainment, retail, IT & telecom, healthcare, BFSI and others (Manufacturing & Education). The mobile edge computing market has also been segmented based on Technology into 4G, 5G and Wi-Max. The report includes a comprehensive coverage of the underlying economic development factors under the key trend analysis section.
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market: Drivers, Restraints, and Trends
This research study on the global mobile edge computing market provides a detailed analysis of how mobile network operators (MNO’s) and mobile virtual network operators (MVNO’s) in different regions use mobile edge computing to enhance user experience. The report also covers that how the hardware and software segment is going to contribute to the growth of the mobile edge computing market.
The report precisely covers all the major trends and technologies playing a major role in the mobile edge computing market growth over the forecast period 2017-2025. It also highlights the drivers, restraints and opportunities expected to influence the mobile edge computing market growth during the forecast period of 2017-2025. The study provides the holistic perspective on the mobile edge computing market growth, throughout the above forecast period in terms of revenue (in US$ Million) across every region. The report also covers profiles of major players, their growth strategies, and the various recent developments.
The objective of this study is to understand the factors aiding the growth of mobile edge computing market globally. The report further aims to identify various factors that are expected to support the expansion of mobile edge computing market. The report also provides value chain analysis and porter’s five forces analysis for the mobile edge computing market. Market attractiveness analysis has also been provided for every segment in the report, in order to provide a thorough understanding of the overall scenario in the global mobile edge computing market.
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market: Competitive Analysis
The mobile edge computing architecture is a complete combination of hardware, software and service providers. Major business strategies adopted by key players, SWOT analysis and product offerings have also been identified in the research report. The prominent service providers engaged in Mobile Edge Computing market include IBM Corporation, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Nokia Corporation, PeerApp Ltd., Intel Corporation, Juniper Networks, Inc., ADLINK Technology Inc., Saguna Networks Ltd., Vasona Networks, Inc., ZTE Corporation, and SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc.
The Mobile Edge Computing market is segmented as below:
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market, by Component Type
- Video Analytics
- Location Services
- Internet of Things (IoT)
- Data Caching
- Connected Vehicles
- System Integration
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market, by Industry Vertical
- Media & Entertainment
- IT & Telecom
- Others (Manufacturing & Education)
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market, by Technology
Global Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Market, by Geography type
- North America
- The U.S.
- Rest of North America
- The U.K.
- Rest of Europe
- Asia Pacific
- South Korea
- Rest of Asia Pacific
- Middle East & Africa
- South Africa
- Rest of Middle East & Africa
- South America
- Rest of South America