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Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Content Delivery Network (CDN)

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Content Delivery Network (CDN) in US$ Million by the following Segments: Caching and Streaming CDN, Edge Security CDN, and WAN Access over CDN. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2016 through 2024. Also, a five-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. 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 51 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Amazon Web Services Inc.
Arkena
Aryaka Networks
AT&T Inc.
BitGravity, Inc.

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1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT PRODUCT PRODUCT DEFINITIONS
Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Caching and Streaming CDN
Edge Security CDN
WAN Access over CDN
2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Evolution of the Internet as a Vehicle for ContentDelivery: A Quick Primer
Table 1: The Exploding Internet Ecosystem ofParticipants & User Groups Provides the Cornerstonefor Growth of Online Content Consumption: Global Number of Internet Users (In Million) by Geographic Region for the Years 2010, 2015, 2018 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2: Robust Penetration of Mobile InternetSupported by Falling Tariffs Sharpens the Digital Content Delivery Opportunity: Global Penetration (In %) of Mobile Internet Users for the Years 2015, 2018, and2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3: Unrelenting Rise in Internet Data Traffic Magnifies the Importance of CDNs in Moving DataAround the World Wide Web: Global IP Traffic & Content Delivery Network Internet Traffic (In (Petabytes [PB] per Month) by Geographic Region for the Years 2016,2018, 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Market Structure & Competition
Commoditization: A Characteristic Traitof the CDN Market
What Does it Take to Survive in the Marketplace?
Table 4: Percentage (%) Market Share of LeadingCDN Platforms Based On Number of CompaniesUsing Each of the CDN Services for the Year2018E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Key Market Trends & Issues
Strong Growth in Online Paid Content Spurs Demand for CDNs
Table 5: Massive Opportunity in Digital Content & Services Throws the Focus on CDNs to Overcome Latency Issues & Thereby Enable Successful Content Monetization: Global Digital Media Market(In US$ Million) by Content Type for the Years 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
The Rise of the On-Demand Economy Accelerates the Popularity of On-Demand Content
Table 6: Millennials, the Largest Demographic Driverof the On-Demand Economy: % Share of Global On-Demand Consumers by Age-Group for the Year2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Cloud, a Major Enabler of On-Demand Streaming Content in the Consumer Entertainment Space
Table 7: The Rise of Streaming as the Largest Mega Trend in Content Consumption Boosts Demand for CDNs for Streaming Services: Global Numberof Streaming Music Subscribers (In Million)for the Years 2018, 2020 and 2022(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8: Global Number of Streaming VideoSubscribers (In Million) for the Years 2018,2020 and 2022 by Geographic Region(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rise of e-Commerce & m-Commerce to Benefit Market Growth
Table 9: Optimistic Growth of the e-CommerceIndustry Magnifies the Business Importance of CDNs as an Indispensable Part of Internet infrastructure: Global B2C E-Commerce Sales (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2015, 2018 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Importance of Online Presence in the Digital Era Throws the Focus on Website Performance
Table 10: Growing Number of Websites on the World Wide Web & the Importance of Performance for Traffic, Conversions & Reliable Online User Experiences Expand the Addressable Market Opportunity forCDNs: Global Breakdown of the Number of Websites (In Million) for the Years 2010, 2015, 2018 & 2020E (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11: Focus on Inclusion of CDNs in WebHosting Plans to Benefit Market Growth Against the Backdrop of the Growing Opportunity in Webhosting Services: Global Webhosting Services Revenues(In US$ Million) for the Years 2018, 2020 and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Saturating Smartphone, Mobile Internet Penetration Rates & the Ensuing “Appification Of Everything”to Drive the Value of Mobile CDNs
Table 12: Smartphone Sales Hit Saturation Leaving Behind a Vast User Base Addicted to Digital Media Consumption: Global Smartphone Sales (In Million Units) for the Years 2010, 2018, 2020 & 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13: Indispensability of Mobile Apps in Everyday Life Spurs the Importance of Content AccelerationOver Mobile Networks: Global Number of Mobile App Downloads (In Billion) for the Years 2017 through 2019 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
High Activity on Mobile Social Networks Drives Demand
Table 14: The Rise of Social Connectedness Spurs Demand for Social Networking CDN & Acceleration Solutions: Global Number of Social Media Users(In Million) for the Years 2010, 2015, 2018 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Robust SaaS Market Under the Aegis of Cloud Computing Throws the Spotlight Squarely onImproving Content Delivery for SaaS Platforms
Table 15: As the “Digital Business Era" MovesForward Driving the Evolution of SaaS-Based Digital Ecosystems, Service Providers Lean on CDNs toJump-Start their SaaS Platforms: World SaaSMarket (In US$ 000s) by Geographic Regionfor the Years 2018, 2020 and 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Strong Demand for CDNs Capable of Handling Dynamic Content
Active CDN - A Dynamic Platform
Growth in Digital Broadcasting Spurs Demandfor CDNs
Rapid Growth in e-Learning Drives Demand for Content Delivery Solutions
Table 16: Increasing Use of Scalable CDNs for Delivering eLearning Content in Benefit MarketGrowth: Global E-Learning Market (In US$ Billion)for the Years 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2022(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Rising Instances of Security Threats PromptsLeading CDN Vendors to Offer Security Services
Multi-CDN Strategy: Popular Among LargeMedia Companies
CDN Suppliers Extend Edge Presence to ServeRising User Expectations
CDN at the Edge Addresses Network Latency Issues in Mobile Content Delivery
Artificial Intelligence Emerges to Optimize CDN Security, Caching & Performance
Leading Content Providers Build Private CDNsto Exercise Greater Control over Content
SSDs Support High Output and Low Cost Storage Needs of Modern CDNs
Peer-to-Peer Approach to Reduce TraditionalCDN Costs
Cloud Based CDNs Grow in Prominence
Online Games & Emergence of Cloud Gaming as the Future of Game Distribution to Boost CDN Demand
Table 17: With Online & Cloud Gaming Companies Prioritizing Speed for the Best Gaming Experience, CDNs Witness Robust Demand: Global Online & Cloud Gaming Opportunity (In US$ Million)for the Years 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2022(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Entry of Telecom Players
Strategies Adopted by Telcos
Rapid Proliferation of OTT (Over the Top) Content Drives the Need Factor for CDN
Table 18: Growing Opportunity in Over-the-Top (OTT) Media Services Market Provides a Shot in the Arm for CDNs for their Ability to Deliver Superior Experiences: Global OTT Market (In US$ Billion) for the Years 2018, 2020 and 2022 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Market Outlook
3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
Content Delivery Network - An Introduction
Business Goals of CDNs
Evolution of CDNs
Content Delivery Networks - A Historical Journey
Comparison of CDNs and Associated Systems
CDN Architecture
Composition of CDN
CDN Organization
Overlay Approach
Active Network Approach
Interaction Protocols
Various interaction protocols include:
Operating Mechanism
Content Distribution & Management
Content Distribution: Push and Pull Methods
Management Platform
Services Provided by CDN
Content/Services Supported by CDNs
Advantages of CDNs
Increased Capacity
Faster Delivery of Content
Content Redundancy
Lower Cost and Load
Increased Reliability
Automatic Availability
Applications Content Delivery Network
Pricing Models in CDNs
Factors Influencing CDN Vendor Operations
Customer Base
Management
Brand Reputation
Pricing
Financial Viability
Promising CDN Practices
4. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
4.1 Focus on Select Players
Akamai Technologies, Inc. (USA)
Amazon Web Services Inc. (USA)
Arkena (France)
Aryaka Networks (USA)
AT&T Inc (USA)
BitGravity, Inc. (USA)
CacheNetworks, LLC (USA)
CDNetworks (Korea)
CDNvideo (Russia)
CenturyLink (USA)
ChinaCache (China)
CloudFlare (USA)
Comcast Technology Solutions (USA)
Deutsche Telekom A.G. (Germany)
Fastly, Inc. (USA)
Google Inc. (USA)
Imperva Incapsula (USA)
Instart Logic Inc.
Limelight Networks, Inc. (USA)
Microsoft Corporation (USA)
Nokia (Finland)
NTT Communications Corporation (Japan)
Qwilt (USA)
StackPath, LLC (USA)
Verizon Digital Media Services (USA)
Wangsu Science & Technology (China)
4.2 Recent Industry Activity
Cisco Partners with Reliance Jio to Createthe all-IP Network
Verizon Expand its Edgecast ContentDelivery Network
Vecima Acquires Concurrent’s ContentDelivery and Storage Business
CenturyLink Acquires Level 3 Communications
Concurrent Partners with Rincon for ContentDelivery and Storage Solutions
CDNetworks Partners with ISPL for CDN MarketExpansion
StackPath Acquires Highwinds
5. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
Table 19: World Recent Past, Current and FutureAnalysis for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of WorldMarkets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20: World Historic Review for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin Americaand Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21: World 14-Year Perspective for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdownof Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2011, 2018, and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22: World Recent Past, Current and FutureAnalysis for Content Delivery Network by Segment -Edge Security, WAN Access over CDN, and Caching & Streaming Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23: World 9-Year Perspective for ContentDelivery Network by Segment - Percentage Breakdownof Revenues for Edge Security, WAN Access over CDN, and Caching & Streaming Markets for Years 2016,2018, and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6. REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE
6.1 The United States
A. Market Analysis
Outlook
B. Market Analytics
Table 24: The US Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25: The US Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.2 Canada
Market Analysis
Table 26: Canadian Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27: Canadian Historic Review for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.3 Japan
Market Analysis
Table 28: Japanese Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29: Japanese Historic Review for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.4 Europe
A. Market Analysis
Europe – High Potential for Growth
B. Market Analytics
Table 30: European Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy,UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual RevenueFigures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31: European Historic Review for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest ofEurope Markets Independently Analyzed withAnnual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2011 through 2015 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32: European 14-Year Perspective for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,Russia and Rest of Europe Marketsfor Years 2011, 2018, and 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.4.1 France
Market Analysis
Table 33: French Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34: French Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.4.2 Germany
Market Analysis
Table 35: German Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36: German Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.4.3 Italy
Market Analysis
Table 37: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38: Italian Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.4.4 The United Kingdom
Market Analysis
Table 39: The UK Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016through 2024 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
Table 40: The UK Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.4.5 Spain
Market Analysis
Table 41: Spanish Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42: Spanish Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.4.6 Russia
Market Analysis
Table 43: Russian Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016through 2024 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
Table 44: Russian Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.4.7 Rest of Europe
Market Analysis
Table 45: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46: Rest of Europe Historic Review forContent Delivery Network Market Analyzedwith Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2011 through 2015 (includescorresponding Graph/Chart)
6.5 Asia-Pacific
Market Analysis
Table 47: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzedwith Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48: Asia-Pacific Historic Review forContent Delivery Network by Geographic Region - China, India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with AnnualRevenue Figures in US$ Million forYears 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49: Asia-Pacific 14-Year Perspective forContent Delivery Network by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for China,India and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years2011, 2018, and 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.5.1 China
A. Market Analysis
Current & Future Analysis
Key Statistical Findings
Table 50: Chinese CDN Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown By Leading Players - ChinaCache, Dinon, Fastweb, Wangsu, Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
B. Market Analytics
Table 51: Chinese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Content Delivery Network MarketAnalyzed with Annual Revenue Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52: Chinese Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.5.2 India
Market Analysis
Table 53: Indian Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54: Indian Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.5.3 Rest of Asia-Pacific
Market Analysis
Table 55: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past,Current and Future Analysis for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual RevenueFigures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 56: Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Reviewfor Content Delivery Network Market Analyzedwith Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Millionfor Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.6 Latin America
Market Analysis
Table 57: Latin American Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Content Delivery Network by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest ofLatin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58: Latin American Historic Review forContent Delivery Network by Geographic Region - Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 59: Latin American 14-Year Perspectivefor Content Delivery Network by GeographicRegion - Percentage Breakdown of Revenuesfor Brazil, Mexico and Rest of Latin AmericaMarkets for Years 2011, 2018, and 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.6.1 Brazil
Market Analysis
Table 60: Brazilian Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61: Brazilian Historic Review for ContentDelivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
6.6.2 Mexico
Market Analysis
Table 62: Mexican Recent Past, Current andFuture Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figuresin US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63: Mexican Historic Review for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual RevenueFigures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.6.3 Rest of Latin America
Market Analysis
Table 64: Rest of Latin America Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 65: Rest of Latin America Historic Review for Content Delivery Network Market Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
6.7 Rest of World
Market Analysis
Table 66: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Content Delivery NetworkMarket Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2016 through 2024(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67: Rest of World Historic Reviewfor Content Delivery Network MarketAnalyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes correspondingGraph/Chart)
7. COMPANY PROFILES Total Companies Profiled: 51
The United States (33)
Canada (1)
Japan (2)
Europe (11)
- France (3)
- Germany (1)
- The United Kingdom (3)
- Rest of Europe (4)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (3)
Middle East (1)

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