System integration enables to build computing systems for end users by combining hardware and software products from several vendors. By implementing systems integration, a company can gain low cost, pre-configured components of software. These small components of software help company to achieve key business goals. The global system integration market was valued at USD 191.36 billion in 2013 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 10.9% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020. High investment in information technology infrastructure, emerging technologies such as big data analytics and cloud computing with the availability of network infrastructure in developed economies have contributed to the growth of this market.
Traditionally, system integrators have long served the IT industry as technical specialist to bridge the gap between software and hardware. Different systems and computing devices in IT use different coding standards, different protocols for communication and different databases. This results in multiple, decentralized, heterogeneous, distinctive and complex infrastructure of distributed systems across the globe. As a result, the need for system integration increased among the enterprises and organizations. Hence, system integration helps business organizations stay ahead in the growing competition. Taken together, high investment in IT infrastructure and emergence of technologies such as cloud computing and big data analytics are the major drivers for system integration market.
The major application areas of system integration include defense, marine, telecommunication and IT, aviations, oil & gas, banking and healthcare among others. Banking, financial services and insurance was the largest revenue generating segment in 2013, which accounted for the share of 17.5% of the total system integration market.
Geographically, North America dominated system integration market in 2013 owing to the increased internet penetration, growing business needs, and increased adoption of cloud computing and virtualization technologies. Emerging economies in Asia Pacific such as China, India and Japan are expected to be the fastest growing regional markets. China is seeking to connect many rural areas and developing cities via internet under the latest five-year plan. Hence, the growing potential for modern ways of working is expected to create increasing demand for system integration.
The market is fragmented in nature and players such Accenture Plc, BAE Systems Plc, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Computer Science Corporation (CSC), Fujitsu Limited, Harris Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM Corporation, Infosys Technologies, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Oracle Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services Limited among others hold the distinguishable share of the system integration market.
Over the past few years, information technology industry has revolutionized a lot with the new techniques, innovations and methodologies. Information technology serve a wide range of areas such as defense, banking, financial services and insurance, telecommunication and IT, healthcare, oil, gas and energy, transportation, entertainment and many more. The increasing investment in information technology infrastructure has led to the rise in demand for integration of information technology systems. However, the system integration market is not yet fully saturated and there is still a large scope for system integration players in coming years. This is because, increased investment in information technology infrastructure, networking infrastructure, emerging technologies such as cloud and big data analytics and high investment in automation solutions are expected to boost the system integration market.
The objective of this study is to find, analyze and provide growth forecasts for the global system integration market by type of integration services, type of application integration services, type of consulting services, end-use applications and geography. A detailed market analysis and forecast for these segments has been provided in this study, in terms of market revenue (USD billion) for the period from 2012 to 2020. The market revenue forecast has been provided for the period 2014 to 2020, considering 2012 and 2013 as the base years. Additionally, the report provides a complete outlook of major market drivers, restraints and opportunities behind the popularity and growth of system integration market.
By type of integration services, the global system integration market is classified into three segments namely infrastructure integration services, application integration services and consulting services. The infrastructure integration services is further sub segmented as network management, data center management, building management, security and surveillance, cloud based integration, and enterprise integration. The application integration services is further sub segmented into data integration, unified communication, integrated social software, and others. The consulting services is further sub segmented into business process integration, business transformation and application lifecycle management among others. A comprehensive market forecast and analysis is been provided for these segments and sub segments for the period from 2014 to 2020, considering 2012 and 2013 as the base years. This market analysis is in terms of market revenue (USD billion).
By application, the global system integration market is classified into banking, financial services and insurance, defense, healthcare, telecommunication and IT, oil, gas and energy, transportation, retail and others. This section includes market revenue for period from 2012 to 2020 and forecast from 2014 to 2020 for the service types and application segment, in USD billion, considering 2012 and 2013 as the base years.
In terms of geographical distribution, the global system integration market has been classified in to four regions, namely, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW). This section includes market revenue (2012 – 2020) and forecast (2014 – 2020) for the service types and application segments.
The report includes company profiles of key players in the system integration market, their recent developments and business strategies. Some of the major players profiled in the report include Accenture Plc, BAE Systems Plc, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Computer Science Corporation (CSC), Fujitsu Limited, Harris Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, IBM Corporation, Infosys Technologies, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Oracle Corporation and Tata Consultancy Services Limited.
The report assists in better understanding the market with the help of various highlights on the competitive situation across different levels of the Porter’s five forces analysis. Overall, the report provides detailed analysis of the global system integration market, along with the forecast in terms of revenue (USD billion) for all the segments from 2014 to 2020.
The global system integration market is segmented as follows:
Global System Integration Market, by Services Types
Infrastructure Integration Service
- Network Management
- Data center Management
- Building Management Systems
- Security and Surveillance Management
- Cloud based Integration Management
- Enterprise Management
Application Integration Service
- Data Integration
- Unified Communication
- Integrated Social Software
- Application Integration
- Business Process Integration
- Business Transformation
- Application Lifecycle Management
Global System Integration Market, by End-use
- Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
- Telecommunication and IT
- Oil, Gas and Energy
- Others (Pharmaceuticals, Public Sector, Education, Automotive)
Global System Integration Market, by Geography
- North America
- Asia Pacific