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Global Enterprise File Sharing and Synchronization Market 2016-2020

About EFSS

Enterprises began using EFSS solutions with the increasing use of cloud computing, expanding network bandwidth, and collaboration of multi-regional businesses. EFSS solutions offer a centralized content storage repository for enterprise file sharing and collaboration, and allow users to save files in the cloud or on-premises storage and access them on other computing or mobile devices. The network administrator manages the access to files and folders, workgroup, or department. The previous versions of the report can be retrieved in the event of getting it corrupted or any security attacks.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global EFSS market to grow at a CAGR of 20.15% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global EFSS market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of sales of EFSS solutions including software licenses; costs associated with subscription, software implementation, and maintenance; and technical support.

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global EFSS Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • ACCELLION
  • Box
  • Citrix Systems
  • Dropbox
  • Egnyte
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Syncplicity
Other prominent vendors
  • Acronis International
  • Alfresco Software
  • BlackBerry
  • Commvault
  • FileCloud
  • Hightail
  • Hitachi Data Systems
  • Huddle
  • IBM
  • Intralinks
  • Micro Focus
  • PowerFolder
  • Thru
  • VMware
  • Workshare
Market driver
  • Growing internet penetration and access through mobile phones
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Compliance issues associated with legal regulations
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Increasing integration of EFSS solutions with content-aware data loss prevention vendors
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global EFSS Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global EFSS market: ACCELLION, Box, Citrix Systems, Dropbox, Egnyte, Google, Microsoft, and Syncplicity

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Acronis International, Alfresco Software, BlackBerry, Commvault, FileCloud, Hightail, Hitachi Data Systems, Huddle, IBM, Intralinks, Micro Focus, PowerFolder, Thru, VMware, and Workshare

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Employees are becoming more dependent on mobile devices because of the increasing need for a seamless connection between enterprise networks and employees. In 2015, the global mobile workforce was approximately 1.3 billion, and it will reach approximately $1.64 billion by 2020. This growth in the mobile workforce is because of the high popularity and acceptance of the BYOD policy among enterprises. The emergence of new mobile technologies such as near-field communication, wearables, and biometric readers also add fuel to the growth. This is transforming the work culture in developing regions such as China, India, Malaysia, and Indonesia, further compelling the organizations to increase their mobile workforce to stay competitive.”

According to the report, consumerization of IT refers to the use of technologies without external IT support to standardize the IT processes in an organization. In 2015, IT enterprises widely adopted technologies such as cloud storage and other similar applications. The increase in adoption of cloud storage applications such as Dropbox and Google Drive among enterprises is mainly because of the increasing acceptance of in the BYOD in IT organizations.

Further, the report states that EFSS solutions provide a single point access for employees of an organization to access corporate data anywhere, anytime, and on any device. However, it raises security concerns because enterprises have no visibility into the data that are available in the employee's personal file sync-and-share accounts. Furthermore, the organization does not have visibility into the data stored in cloud-based EFSS solutions, creating security challenges for the enterprises. Improper data management can lead to security issues related to identity management, access control, risk management, auditing and logging in, regulatory compliance violations, data leakages, and bad reputation.

Companies Mentioned

ACCELLION, Box, Citrix Systems, Dropbox, Egnyte, Google, Microsoft, Syncplicity, Acronis International, Alfresco Software, BlackBerry, Commvault, FileCloud, Hightail, Hitachi Data Systems, Huddle, IBM, Intralinks, Micro Focus, PowerFolder, Thru, VMware, Workshare.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Market segmentation
      • Table Countries covered for market analysis
    • Vendors
    • Review period
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market Overview
      • Table Overview of global EFSS market
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global EFSS market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
  • Market segmentation by deployment models
    • Global EFSS market by deployment models
      • Table Global EFSS market by deployment models 2015
      • Table Difference between cloud and on-premises EFSS solutions
  • Market segmentation by end-users
    • Global EFSS software market by end-users
      • Table Global EFSS market by end-users 2015 (% share)
  • Market segmentation by applications
    • Global EFSS market by applications
      • Table Global EFSS market based on revenue generated by applications 2015
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global EFSS market by geography
      • Table Global EFSS market by geography 2015 (% share)
      • Table Global EFSS market by geography 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Americas
      • Table EFSS market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • EMEA
      • Table EFSS market in EMEA 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table EFSS market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Buying criteria
    • Table Buying criteria for EFSS solution
  • Market drivers
    • Consumerization of IT
    • Growing internet penetration and access through mobile phones
      • Table Global internet penetration by region 2015 (% share)
      • Table Global internet penetration 2015-2020 (% share)
    • Increased adoption of virtualization
    • High adoption of enterprise mobility applications
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Data security and privacy concerns
    • Compliance issues associated with legal regulations
      • Table US data security requirement categories, guiding processes, and relevant documents
      • Table Privacy laws in APAC countries
    • Application migration and integration issues
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increasing mobile workforce in enterprises
    • Transforming traditional workspace into virtual workspace
    • Embedding of digital rights management in EFSS solutions
    • Increasing integration of EFSS solutions with content-aware data loss prevention solutions
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Key vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Key vendor profiles
    • ACCELLION
    • Box
      • Table Box: Key products and features
    • Citrix Systems
      • Table Citrix Systems: Key product and features
    • Dropbox
      • Table Dropbox: Key product and features
    • Egnyte
      • Table Egnyte: Key products and features
    • Google
      • Table Google: Key products and features
    • Microsoft
      • Table Microsoft: Key product and features
    • Syncplicity
      • Table Syncplicity: Key products and features
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviation
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