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Global Mainframes Market 2017-2021

About Mainframes

Mainframes are high-performance computing systems that are primarily implemented in enterprises for processing and reporting of online transactions. For instance, IBM Z Systems mainframe connects multiple computers together to upload or download enterprises data. The market encompasses mainframe solutions and service cloud-based mainframe services, hardware components, and software applications that are used to manage mainframes.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global mainframes market to grow at a CAGR of 2.58% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global mainframes market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers cloud computing and IT consulting services for mainframes.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Mainframes Market 2017-2021, 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
  • BMC Software
  • Dell EMC
  • FUJITSU
  • Hitachi Data System
  • IBM
Other prominent vendors
  • Atos
  • CA Technologies
  • Cognizant
  • DXC Technology
  • HCL Technologies
  • Infosys
  • LzLabs
  • Redcentric
  • Unisys
  • ViON
  • Wipro
Market driver
  • High adoption of IoT
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Interoperability and system integration issues
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of software-defined technology
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2021 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?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
  • Research Methodology
  • Introduction
    • Market outline
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global mainframes market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by end-user
    • Global mainframes market by end-user
      • Table Global mainframes market by end-user 2016 (% share of revenue)
    • BFSI
      • Table Global mainframes market in BFSI 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Retail
      • Table Global mainframes market in retail 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Healthcare
      • Table Global mainframes market in healthcare 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global mainframes market by geography
      • Table Global mainframes market by geography 2016 (% share of revenue)
    • Americas
      • Table Mainframes market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table Mainframes market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table Mainframes market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of software-defined technology
    • Rise of OpenStack
    • Increasing adoption of mainframe as a service
    • Integration of blockchain technology on mainframe
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
      • Table Competitive factors for the vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • BMC Software
      • Table BMC Software: Product offerings
      • Table BMC Software: Recent developments
    • Dell EMC
      • Table Dell EMC: Mainframe offerings
      • Table Dell EMC: Recent developments
    • FUJITSU
      • Table FUJITSU: Mainframe offerings
      • Table FUJITSU: Recent developments
    • Hitachi Data Systems
      • Table Hitachi Data Systems: Mainframe offerings
      • Table Hitachi Data Systems: Recent developments
    • IBM
      • Table IBM: Mainframe offerings
      • Table IBM: Recent developments
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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