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Global Software Defined Data Center Market 2017-2021

Global Software Defined Data Center Market 2017-2021

About SDDC

SDDC is a data center where all the IT infrastructure is virtualized and delivered as a service. The deployment, provisioning, monitoring, and management of the data center resources are carried out through automated software, which supports enterprise legacy and modern applications. SDDC data centers help in reducing the capital expenditure (CAPEX) and operational expenditure (OPEX) and improve the efficiency, agility, control, and flexibility of data centers.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global SDDC market to grow at a CAGR of 20.17% during the period 2017-2021.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global SDDC market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from implementation of SDDC solutions in data centers worldwide.

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

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global SDDC 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
  • Cisco Systems
  • Citrix Systems
  • Dell
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Other prominent vendors
  • Pluribus Networks
  • 6WIND
  • Arista Networks
  • Avaya
  • Big Switch Networks
  • Brocade Communications Systems
  • Ciena
  • DataCore
  • Ericsson
  • Extreme Networks
  • F5 Networks
  • Hitachi Data Systems
  • Huawei
  • IBM
  • IP Infusion
  • Juniper Networks
  • Microsoft
  • NEC
  • NetApp
  • Nexenta Systems
  • Nokia (Alcatel-Lucent)
  • Nutanix
  • Oracle
  • PernixData
  • Pivot3
  • Plexxi
  • PLUMgrid
  • Red Hat
  • Riverbed Technology
  • Scale Computing
  • SimpliVity
  • SwiftStack
Market driver
  • Elimination of vendor lock-in issues.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Configuring legacy infrastructure.
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Emergence of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN).
  • 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?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Scope of the report
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
      • Table Features of SDDC
      • Table Benefits of SDDC
      • Table Components of SDDC architecture
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global SDDC market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by components
    • Table Segmentation by components 2016
    • Table Segmentation by components 2021
    • Software-defined computing (SDC)
      • Table Global SDC market revenue 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Software-defined networking (SDN)
      • Table SDN architecture
      • Table Global SDN market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • Software-defined storage (SDS)
      • Table Global SDS market 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Table Geographical segmentation 2016
    • Table Geographical segmentation 2021
    • Americas
      • Table SDDC market in Americas 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • EMEA
      • Table SDDC market in EMEA 2016-2021 ($ billions)
    • APAC
      • Table SDDC market in APAC 2016-2021 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Growing business demands
    • Need for automation
    • Simplified data center management
    • Increased adoption of NFV
    • Growing deployment of VDI solutions
    • Elimination of vendor lock-in issues
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Lack of expertise
    • Migration challenges
    • Configuring legacy infrastructure
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Emergence of software-defined security
    • Emergence of software-defined WAN (SD-WAN)
    • OpenStack and OpenFlow gaining momentum
    • Reduction in data center infrastructure cost
    • Increase in data center construction
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Cisco Systems
      • Table Cisco: Business revenue 2016 versus 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Cisco: Revenue share by products 2016
      • Table Cisco: SDDC product portfolio
      • Table Cisco: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
    • Citrix Systems
      • Table Citrix: Business revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table Citrix: Business segmentation and sub-segment revenue share 2016
      • Table Citrix: SDDC product offerings
      • Table Citrix: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2016
    • Dell Technologies
      • Table Dell: SDDC product offerings
    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
      • Table HPE: Revenue share (enterprise group vs other) 2015
      • Table HPE: Enterprise group revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
      • Table HPE: SDDC product offerings
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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