Global Software-Defined Compute Market 2022-2026

Global Software-Defined Compute Market 2022-2026

Technavio has been monitoring the software-defined compute market and it is poised to grow by $ 8.43 billion during 2022-2026, accelerating at a CAGR of 13.36% during the forecast period. Our report on the software-defined compute market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors.

The report offers an up-to-date analysis of the current global market scenario, the latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by extended partnerships, strategic relationships and M&A, demand for private and hybrid cloud solutions, and the introduction of cloud-native applications.

The software-defined compute market analysis includes type segment and geographic landscape.

Technavio's software-defined compute market is segmented as below:

By Type

  • Cloud system software
  • Virtual machine software
  • Container infrastructure software
By Geographical Landscape
  • North America
  • Europe
  • APAC
  • South America
  • The Middle East and Africa
This study identifies the emergence of software-defined data centers as one of the prime reasons driving the software-defined compute market growth during the next few years. Also, geographic disaggregation of data centers and the rise of IoT, AI, machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL) will lead to sizable demand in the market.

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters. Our report on the software-defined compute market covers the following areas:
  • Software-defined compute market sizing
  • Software-defined compute market forecast
  • Software-defined compute market industry analysis
Technavio's robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several leading software-defined compute market vendors that include Amazon.com Inc., Alphabet Inc., BMC Software Inc., Broadcom Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Citrix Systems Inc., Datadog Inc., Docker Inc., DXC Technology Co., Dynatrace Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., Inspur Group, International Business Machines Corp., Micro Focus International Plc, Microsoft Corp., Nutanix Inc., Oracle Corp., ScienceLogic Inc., Splunk Inc., and VMware Inc. Also, the software-defined compute market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage all forthcoming growth opportunities.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors.

Technavio presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters such as profit, pricing, competition, and promotions. It presents various market facets by identifying the key industry influencers. The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive research - both primary and secondary. Technavio's market research reports provide a complete competitive landscape and an in-depth vendor selection methodology and analysis using qualitative and quantitative research to forecast accurate market growth.


  • Executive Summary
    • Market overview
      • Table Executive Summary - Chart on Market Overview
      • Table Executive Summary - Data Table on Market Overview
      • Table Executive Summary - Chart on Global Market Characteristics
      • Table Executive Summary - Chart on Market by Geography
      • Table Executive Summary - Chart on Market Segmentation by Type
      • Table Executive Summary - Chart on Incremental Growth
      • Table Executive Summary - Data Table on Incremental Growth
      • Table Executive Summary - Chart on Vendor Market Positioning
  • Market Landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Parent market
      • Table Market Characteristics
  • Market Sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Offerings of vendors included in the market definition
    • Market segment analysis
      • Table Market segments
    • Market size 2021
    • Market outlook: Forecast for 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on Global - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Global - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Global Market: Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Global Market: Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
  • Five Forces Analysis
    • Five forces summary
      • Table Five forces analysis - Comparison between 2021 and 2026
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Chart on Bargaining power of buyers - Impact of key factors 2021 and 2026
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers - Impact of key factors in 2021 and 2026
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants - Impact of key factors in 2021 and 2026
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes - Impact of key factors in 2021 and 2026
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry - Impact of key factors in 2021 and 2026
    • Market condition
      • Table Chart on Market condition - Five forces 2021 and 2026
  • Market Segmentation by Type
    • Market segments
      • Table Chart on Type - Market share 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Type - Market share 2021-2026 (%)
    • Comparison by Type
      • Table Chart on Comparison by Type
      • Table Data Table on Comparison by Type
    • Cloud system software - Market size and forecast 2021- 2026
      • Table Chart on Cloud system software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Cloud system software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Cloud system software - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Cloud system software - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Virtual machine software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on Virtual machine software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Virtual machine software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Virtual machine software - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Virtual machine software - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Container infrastructure software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on Container infrastructure software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Container infrastructure software - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Container infrastructure software - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Container infrastructure software - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Market opportunity by Type
      • Table Market opportunity by Type ($ million)
  • Customer Landscape
    • Customer landscape overview
      • Table Analysis of price sensitivity, lifecycle, customer purchase basket, adoption rates, and purchase criteria
  • Geographic Landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Chart on Market share by geography 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Market share by geography 2021-2026 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Chart on Geographic comparison
      • Table Data Table on Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on North America - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on North America - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on North America - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on North America - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on Europe - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Europe - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Europe - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Europe - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on APAC - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on APAC - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on APAC - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on APAC - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on South America - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on South America - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on South America - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on South America - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2021- 2026
      • Table Chart on Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Middle East and Africa - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Middle East and Africa - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Middle East and Africa - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • US - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on US - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on US - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on US - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on US - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • China - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on China - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on China - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on China - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on China - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Japan - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on Japan - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Japan - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Japan - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Japan - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • UK - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on UK - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on UK - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on UK - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on UK - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Germany - Market size and forecast 2021-2026
      • Table Chart on Germany - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Data Table on Germany - Market size and forecast 2021-2026 ($ million)
      • Table Chart on Germany - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
      • Table Data Table on Germany - Year-over-year growth 2021-2026 (%)
    • Market opportunity by geography
      • Table Market opportunity by geography ($ million)
  • Drivers, Challenges, and Trends
    • Market drivers
      • Extended partnerships, strategic relationships and M and A
      • Demand for private and hybrid cloud solutions
      • Introduction of cloud native applications
    • Market challenges
      • Security challenges
      • Declining demand for server virtualization and intense competition
      • Concern related to virtualization sprawl
    • Impact of drivers and challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges in 2021 and 2026
    • Market trends
      • Emergence of software-defined data centers
      • Geographic disaggregation of data centers
      • Rise of IoT, AI, machine learning (ML), and deep learning (DL)
  • Vendor Landscape
    • Overview
    • Vendor landscape
      • Table Overview on Criticality of inputs and Factors of differentiation
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Overview on factors of disruption
    • Industry risks
      • Table Impact of key risks on business
  • Vendor Analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Matrix on vendor position and classification
    • Amazon.com Inc.
      • Table Amazon.com Inc. - Overview
      • Table Amazon.com Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Amazon.com Inc. - Key news
      • Table Amazon.com Inc. - Key offerings
      • Table Amazon.com Inc. - Segment focus
    • Alphabet Inc.
      • Table Alphabet Inc. - Overview
      • Table Alphabet Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Alphabet Inc. - Key news
      • Table Alphabet Inc. - Key offerings
      • Table Alphabet Inc. - Segment focus
    • Broadcom Inc.
      • Table Broadcom Inc. - Overview
      • Table Broadcom Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Broadcom Inc. - Key news
      • Table Broadcom Inc. - Key offerings
      • Table Broadcom Inc. - Segment focus
    • Cisco Systems Inc.
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Overview
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Business segments
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Key news
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Key offerings
      • Table Cisco Systems Inc. - Segment focus
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.
      • Table Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. - Overview
      • Table Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. - Business segments
      • Table Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. - Key news
      • Table Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. - Key offerings
      • Table Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. - Segment focus
    • Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.
      • Table Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. - Overview
      • Table Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. - Business segments
      • Table Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. - Key offerings
      • Table Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. - Segment focus
    • International Business Machines Corp.
      • Table International Business Machines Corp. - Overview
      • Table International Business Machines Corp. - Business segments
      • Table International Business Machines Corp. - Key offerings
      • Table International Business Machines Corp. - Segment focus
    • Microsoft Corp.
      • Table Microsoft Corp. - Overview
      • Table Microsoft Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Microsoft Corp. - Key news
      • Table Microsoft Corp. - Key offerings
      • Table Microsoft Corp. - Segment focus
    • Oracle Corp.
      • Table Oracle Corp. - Overview
      • Table Oracle Corp. - Business segments
      • Table Oracle Corp. - Key news
      • Table Oracle Corp. - Key offerings
      • Table Oracle Corp. - Segment focus
    • VMware Inc.
      • Table VMware Inc. - Overview
      • Table VMware Inc. - Product / Service
      • Table VMware Inc. - Key news
      • Table VMware Inc. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Scope of the report
      • Market definition
      • Objectives
      • Notes and caveats
    • Inclusions and exclusions checklist
      • Table Inclusions checklist
      • Table Exclusions checklist
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
      • Table Currency conversion rates for US$
    • Research methodology
      • Table Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
      • Table Information sources
    • List of abbreviations
      • Table List of abbreviations

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