Global E-learning IT Infrastructure Market 2017-2021
About E-Learning IT Infrastructure
E-learning refers to learning using electronic media. It has been widely adopted by the education sector with increased popularity. E-learning is also referred to as computer-based learning (CBL), digital collaboration, Internet-based learning (IBL), virtual classrooms, and web-based learning (WBL). This form of learning is cost-effective and helps enhance the understanding of various subjects as well as the learning curves of the students. As a result, many educational institutions worldwide are replacing the traditional forms of teaching and learning with e-learning.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global e-learning IT infrastructure market to grow at a CAGR of 14.49% during the period 2017-2021.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global e-learning IT infrastructure market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers the spending on hardware, software, and connectivity for e-learning in the education sector that includes K-12 and higher education.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global E-Learning IT Infrastructure Market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global e-learning IT infrastructure market: Adobe Systems, Blackboard, Oracle, and SAP.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Apple's, Aptara, Articulate, City & Guilds, D2L, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetSuite, N2N, Panacea, Saba Software, Schoology, and Tata Interactive Systems.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “One trend in the market is rise of m-education. Growing adoption of cellphones and tablets by students and faculties have led to the rise of m-learning methods. Vendors in developed countries, such as the US and the UK, are adopting m-learning methods to provide users with real-time access to educational content when required. With the growth of global smartphone shipments from 490 million units in 2011 to 1.43 billion units in 2015, many emerging countries (such as India, New Zealand, and nations in the Middle East and Africa) are amending their educational structures and policies to create a technology-driven learning environment. The market growth in emerging countries is driven by increased use of mobile devices for learning and training purposes, which has increased the role of telecommunications and other private players in the education sector.”
According to the report, one driver in the market is development in IT infrastructure for education. Over the past few years, various economies have spent heavily on the development of education infrastructure by implementing IT in the education system. IT ensures better internet access to an increasing number of computers in schools and higher education institutions. Economically developed countries like the US, UK, Japan, and Australia proactively adopt these facilities because of various government initiatives to promote the benefits of digital content in their educational systems. Developing countries such as China and India are integrating IT into the education sector various modern teaching methods to facilitate convenient learning processes. Vendors such as IBM, Google, and Microsoft are getting acquainted with schools and other institutions to provide devices and software applications to the institutions. These services from vendors improve the interactive training services and enhance the learning efficiency.
Further, the report states that one challenge in the market is threat from open-source platforms. Educational software solution providers are facing a major challenge due to the rise in competition from open resources for education platforms such as massive open online courses. Vendors such as ProProfs Quiz Maker, PlayPosit, and Plickers help teachers create online tests, crosswords, and quizzes. Open-source vendors also provide lecture videos and audios, which are very helpful to users as the videos offered are holistic and cover broad aspects of a given subject. The providers of free software solutions help users access and benefit from advanced methods of assessment within constrained budget conditions. These include a combination of various products by proprietary software providers. In addition, since the software is freely available and can be used by any number of users, this software has grown to be increasingly popular.
Adobe Systems, Blackboard, Oracle, SAP, Apple's, Aptara, Articulate, City & Guilds, D2L, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NetSuite, N2N, Panacea, Saba Software, Schoology, and Tata Interactive Systems.