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Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) (Physical ADCs, and Virtual ADCs)

Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) (Physical ADCs, and Virtual ADCs)

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) in US$ Thousands by the following Product Types: Physical ADCs, and Virtual ADCs. The Global market is also analyzed by the following End-Use Sectors: Enterprise, and Service Provider. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 26 companies including many key and niche players such as -

A10 Networks, Inc.
ActivNetworks SAS
Array Networks, Inc.
Aryaka
Barracuda Networks, Inc.


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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Physical ADCs
Virtual ADCs
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Prelude
Select Business & Consumer Applications by Category: A Snapshot
Market Outlook
Revenue Contribution of Developed Regions Remains High
Developing Markets Poised to Exhibit Faster Growth in ADC Consumption
Competitive Scenario
F5 Enjoys Clear Leadership
Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Application Delivery Controller (ADC) Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for A10 Networks, Citrix Systems, F5 Networks, Radware and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Cisco’s Market Exit Unveils Potential Opportunities for Other Vendors
Riverbed, F5 & Citrix Dominate vADC Segment
Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Virtual ADC (vADC) Market (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Citrix, F5, Riverbed, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
2. MARKET TRENDS & GROWTH DRIVERS
‘Webification’ of Enterprise Applications Opens Up Huge Opportunities for ADC
ADCs Infuse Efficiency in Web Applications Delivery
Enterprise Data Centers: The Core End-Users of ADC
Features Influencing Uptake of ADCs in Enterprises: Ranked in Order of Influence
Rising Data Center Activity Bodes Well for Market Growth
Table 3: Global Data Center Traffic Scenario (2014 & 2018): Data Center Traffic in Exabytes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4: Global Data Center Traffic Scenario (2014 & 2018): Percentage Breakdown of Data Center Traffic by Equipment Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5: Global Cloud Data Center Market (2014 & 2018): Percentage Breakdown of Data Center Traffic by Type of Cloud (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
ADC Gaining Priority in Consolidated Data Center
ADC Deployments Gather Steam in Security Applications
ADC: A Vital Tool in SSL Offloading
ADC Gaining Prominence in Web Application Firewall Applications
ADC Deployments in DoS Protection Exhibit Growth
Proliferation of Enterprise Mobility Fuels Momentum for ADC Deployments
Smartphones & Tablets Widen Scope & Span of Enterprise Mobility
Rising Penetration of BYOD & Parallel Growth in Mobile Apps Consumption Augurs Well for ADC Deployments
Key Factors Encouraging BYOD Trend among Enterprises Ranked by Importance Attached by Enterprises
Select Mobile Apps Used in Enterprise Environments
BYOA: The Next Logical Extension of BYOD
Enterprise IT Systems Integrate ADCs to Enhance Efficiency
ADC Deployments Remain High Among Large Enterprises & MNCs
SMBs Aim to Leverage ADC’s Proficiency in Load Balancing & Traffic Optimization
Growing Demand from Communication Services Providers to Underpin Revenue Growth
Key Statistical Data
Table 6: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014 & 2018): IP Traffic Volume in Exabytes (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Internet Consumption by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014): Percentage Breakdown of Internet Consumption by Consumer Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9: Global IP Traffic Scenario (2014 & 2018): Percentage Breakdown of Traffic Volume by Connection Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Service Providers Prioritize ADCs for IPv4-IPv6 Address Translation
ADCs See Rising Demand from Cloud Services Providers
Virtual ADCs Making Rapid Gains
Factors Influencing Deployment of Virtual ADC Appliances in Enterprises: Ranked in Order of Influence
vADCs Gain Priority in Cloud Balancing
Server Load Balancing Continues to Drive Market Growth
ADC: A Sophisticated Tool in Local Server Load Balancing
Global Server Load Balancing with ADC
Application Delivery Network (ADN): A Complementary Review
Application Delivery Network (ADN) Flowchart
ADN Evolves Over the Years from a Basic Load Balancing Tool to a Suite of Advanced Technologies
3. PRODUCT/TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW
Introduction
Uses of ADCs
Load Balancing
Access Policy Management
Compression
Caching
WAN Optimization
IPv6 Translation
Security
Web Acceleration
Remote Access
Types of ADCs
Physical ADCs
Virtual ADCs
End-Users of ADCs
Enterprises
Service Providers
4. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS
Citrix Unveils NetScaler® MPX 25000 Series Carrier-Grade ADCs
Radware Unveils New Improved Application Delivery Controller Platform
A10 Networks Unveils New Thunder™ Series Application Service Gateways
Array Networks Launches AVX10650 Multi-Tenant ADC
Avi Networks Unveils HYDRA-based Cloud Application Delivery Platform
F5 Networks Introduces New Range of Services
Riverbed Launches Enhanced SteelApp Features
Fortinet Releases New Range of High-Performance ADCs
Array Networks Unveils FIPS 140-2 Level 2 Compliant ADC
A10 Networks Launches New Improved A10 Thunder ADC Portfolio
Radware Launches New Range of High-Scale, Carrier-Grade ADCs
A10 Networks Unveils New Entry-Level A10 Thunder™ Series ADCs
Coyote Point Systems Launches New Mid-Range ADCs
Riverbed Technology Unveils New ADCaaS Platform
Barracuda Networks Unveils its First ADC
Riverbed Releases Next-Generation Virtual ADC
Barracuda Networks Rolls Out New Load Balancer ADC 540
Fortinet Unveils New Global Server Load Balancing and Application Delivery Controller Applications
Radware Unveils Next Generation Alteon® NG ADC
F5 Networks Releases New Software-Based Management Solution
Neusoft Rolls Out Cloud-based Application Delivery Security Gateway
Array Networks Rolls Out New APV Series ADCs
5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY
Brocade to Takeover SteelApp vADC Portfolio of Riverbed Technology
A10 Networks Integrates Cisco ACI Fabric with its Thunder ADCs
Radware Integrates Enhanced Application Delivery and Security Services into Cisco’s ACI Fabric
A10 Networks Bags Additional Microsoft Lync Server Certification for its Thunder ADCs & vADCs
A10 Networks Enters into Partnership with Webroot
Travelex Deploys A10 Thunder Application Delivery Controllers
KEMP Technologies Signs Distribution Agreement with Xweb
Fortinet Takes Over Coyote Point Systems
Big Switch Networks and F5 Enter into a Partnership
Cisco Systems Extends Partnership with Citrix
Riverbed Technology Implements Riverbed® Stingray™ ADC for W3
6. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS
A10 Networks, Inc. (US)
ActivNetworks SAS (France)
Array Networks, Inc. (US)
Aryaka (US)
Barracuda Networks, Inc. (US)
Blue Coat Systems, Inc. (US)
Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (US)
Citrix Systems, Inc. (US)
Dell Inc. (US)
F5 Networks, Inc. (US)
Fortinet, Inc. (US)
Hewlett-Packard Company (US)
Juniper Networks, Inc. (US)
KEMP Technologies Inc. (US)
PIOLINK, Inc. (South Korea)
Radware Ltd. (Israel)
Sangfor Technologies (US)
7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 10: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: World 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Physical ADC by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: World 8-Year Perspective for Physical ADC by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Virtual ADC by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15: World 8-Year Perspective for Virtual ADC by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 16: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by End-User Sector - Enterprise and Service Provider Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17: World 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by End-User Sector - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Enterprise and Service Provider Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
III. MARKET
1. THE UNITED STATES
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
ADCs Growing at the Back of Demand from Enterprise Market
Enterprise Data Centers Prioritize ADCs
Expanding Role of Enterprise Mobility & Growing Mobile App Consumption Drive Demand for ADCs
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics
Table 18: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19: US 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
2. CANADA
Market Analysis
Table 20: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: Canadian 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
3. JAPAN
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Increasing Data Center Activity Bodes Well for ADC Market
B. Market Analytics
Table 22: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: Japanese 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4. EUROPE
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Growing Demand for Cloud Services to Drive ADC Sales
B. Market Analytics
Table 24: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: European 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 26: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: European 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4a. FRANCE
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
ActivNetworks SAS – A Major French Player
B. Market Analytics
Table 28: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: French 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4b. GERMANY
Market Analysis
Table 30: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: German 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4c. THE UNITED KINGDOM
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
UK: A Major Market for ADCs
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics
Table 32: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 33: UK 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
4d. REST OF EUROPE
Market Analysis
Table 34: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35: Rest of Europe 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5. ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Asia-Pacific: Fastest Growing ADC Market
B. Market Analytics
Table 36: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Geographic Region - China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 39: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5a. CHINA
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launch
B. Market Analytics
Table 40: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 41: Chinese 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launch
PIOLINK, Inc. – A Major South Korean Player
B. Market Analytics
Table 42: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43: Rest of Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6. REST OF WORLD
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launch
Strategic Corporate Development
Radware Ltd. – A Major Israeli Player
B. Market Analytics
Table 44: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Thousand for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45: Rest of World 8-Year Perspective for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) by Product Type - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Revenues for Physical ADCs and Virtual ADCs Markets for Years 2013, 2015, and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
Total Companies Profiled: 26
The United States (18)
Canada (1)
Europe (4)
- France (1)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Rest of Europe (1)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (2)
Middle East (1)

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