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Enterprise File Sharing and Synchronization (EFSS) Market by Application Types (Enterprise Storage & Backup, Cloud Virtualization, Document Collaboration, Content Management and Enterprise Mobility), by Deployment Type (Hosted and On-Premises), by Vertica

Enterprise File Sharing and Synchronization (EFSS) Market by Application Types (Enterprise Storage & Backup, Cloud Virtualization, Document Collaboration, Content Management and Enterprise Mobility), by Deployment Type (Hosted and On-Premises), by Vertical, by Region - Global Forecast to 2020

“The rising need for digitalization of business processes and file sharing solutions, with mobility support, in enterprises to drive the Enterprise File Sharing and Synchronization (EFSS) market”
The EFSS market size is expected to grow from USD 1.11 billion in 2015 to USD 3.51 billion by 2020, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 25.7%. There is a strong need for EFSS solutions in almost all industry verticlas to effectively manage huge data being generated on a daily basis. Other factors driving the growth of the EFSS market are demand for cloud-based integration solutions to provide mobility support, and the increasing trend of Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD).

“Virtualization is estimated to contribute the largest market share by 2020”
Among the application types, virtualization is expected to contribute the highest in the overall revenue generation in the EFSS market by 2020. The application allows optimal utilization of resources and thus, enterprises are increasingly moving towards virtualization technologies to speed up their business processes and provide enhaned security to their data. Hosted EFSS solutions are expected to show higher traction among the enterprises, particularly Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs), due to its low cost and mobility feature. Among the regions, North America is expected to lead the market in terms of revenue, followed by Europe and Asia-Pacific (APAC). APAC and MEA are expected to show an increased demand for EFSS solutions. These regions are continuously becoming more and more data focused, resulting in the generation of high volumes of data; thus, they need intelligent EFSS solutions to identify and synchronize highly valuable sensitive data to less valuable sensitive data.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size for several segments and sub-segments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted with key people in Tier 1, Tier 2, and Tier 3. The interviews were conducted with CEOs, CIOs, VPs, marketing directors, EFSS technologists, and other innovation & technology directors & executives from various key organizations operating in the EFSS marketplace. Primary interviews were conducted worldwide covering the regions, North America, Europe, APAC, MEA, and Latin America.

Distribution of primary interviews is as follows
By Company Type: Tier 1-35%, Tier 2-45%, and Tier 3-20%
By Designation: C-Level-35%, Director Level-25%, and Others*-40%
By Region: North America-45%, Europe-20%, Asia-Pacific-30%, and RoW-5%

Note: *Others include sales managers, marketing managers, and product managers
The tier of the companies is defined on the basis of their total revenue, as of 2013: Tier 1 = >USD 10 billion, Tier 2 = USD 1 billion to USD 10 billion, and Tier 3 = <USD 1 billion

Various key EFSS vendors and service providers profiled in the report are as follows:
1. Microsoft Corporation
2. Google, Inc.
3. AirWatch (VMWare, Inc.)
4. Citrix Systems, Inc.
5. WatchDox, Inc. (Blackberry Limited)
6. Egnyte Inc.
7. Dropbox, Inc.
8. Sugarsync, Inc.
9. Syncplicity LLC

The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in this market in the following ways:
1. This report segments the enterprise file sharing and synchronization market comprehensively and provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the subsegments across different verticals and regions.
2. The report helps stakeholders to understand the pulse of the market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.
3. This report will help stakeholders to better understand the competitors and gain more insights to improve their position in the business. The competitive landscape section includes competitor ecosystem, new product developments, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET DEFINITION
    • MARKET SCOPE
      • MARKETS COVERED
      • YEARS CONSIDERED FOR THE STUDY
    • CURRENCY
    • LIMITATIONS
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • MARKET SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN AND DATA TRIANGULATION
    • ASSUMPTIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE AND GROWTH RATE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION, YOY %)
    • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
    • ATTRACTIVE MARKET OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET
    • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET, BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE
    • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET
    • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET, BY END USER
    • LIFECYCLE ANALYSIS, BY REGION, 2015
  • MARKET OVERVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MARKET SEGMENTATION
      • BY APPLICATION TYPE
      • BY SERVICE
      • BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE
      • BY END USER
      • BY VERTICAL
      • BY REGION
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION: SUMMARY OF DRIVERS
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION: SUMMARY OF RESTRAINTS
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION: SUMMARY OF OPPORTUNITIES
      • CHALLENGES
        • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION: SUMMARY OF CHALLENGES
    • VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS
  • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET ANALYSIS, BY APPLICATION TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ENTERPRISE STORAGE AND BACKUP
      • Table ENTERPRISE STORAGE AND BACKUP: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
      • Table ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • CLOUD VIRTUALIZATION
      • Table CLOUD VIRTUALIZATION: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ENTERPRISE MOBILITY
      • Table ENTERPRISE MOBILITY: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ENTERPRISE DOCUMENT COLLABORATION
      • Table ENTERPRISE DOCUMENT COLLABORATION: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • Table OTHERS: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET ANALYSIS, BY SERVICE TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MANAGED SERVICES
      • Table MANAGED SERVICES: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MANAGED SERVICES: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER , 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
      • Table PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table PROFESSIONAL SERVICES: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET ANALYSIS, BY END USER
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET, BY END USER, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES
      • Table SMALL AND MEDIUM BUSINESSES: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • LARGE ENTERPRISES
      • Table LARGE ENTERPRISES: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET ANALYSIS, BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • HOSTED
      • Table HOSTED: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ON-PREMISES
      • Table ON-PREMISES: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET ANALYSIS, BY VERTICAL
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ACADEMIA AND EDUCATION
      • Table ACADEMIA AND EDUCATION: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • GOVERNMENT AND DEFENSE
      • Table GOVERNMENT AND DEFENSE: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATIONMARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • CONSUMER GOODS AND RETAIL
      • Table CONSUMER GOODS AND RETAIL: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • IT AND TELECOM
      • Table IT AND TELECOM: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MANUFACTURING
      • Table MANUFACTURING: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ENERGY AND POWER
      • Table ENERGY AND POWER: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS
      • Table TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • OTHERS
      • Table OTHERS: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • GEOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS
    • INTRODUCTION
      • Table ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY REGION, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • NORTH AMERICA
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • EUROPE
      • Table EUROPE: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table EUROPE: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • ASIA-PACIFIC
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table ASIA-PACIFIC: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY SERVICE, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
    • LATIN AMERICA
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY COMPONENT TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY APPLICATION TYPE, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE BY SERVICE, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE BY DEPLOYMENT TYPE, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY END USER, 2015-2020 (USD MILLION)
      • Table LATIN AMERICA: ENTERPRISE FILE SHARING AND SYNCHRONIZATION MARKET SIZE, BY VERTICAL, 2013-2020 (USD MILLION)
  • COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
    • OVERVIEW
    • COMPETITIVE SITUATIONS AND TRENDS
      • PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS
        • Table PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS, 2015-2016
      • NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES
        • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2015-2016
      • MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
        • Table MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS, 2012-2015
      • BUSINESS EXPANSIONS
        • Table BUSINESS EXPANSIONS, 2013-2016
  • COMPANY PROFILES
    • INTRODUCTION
    • MICROSOFT CORPORATION
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SOLUTIONS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • GOOGLE, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SOLUTIONS OFFERED
      • MNM VIEW
    • CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • BOX, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SOLUTIONS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • DROPBOX, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • AIRWATCH (VMWARE, INC.)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SOLUTIONS AND SERVICES OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • WATCHDOX INC. (BLACKBERRY LIMITED)
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • EGNYTE INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • SOLUTIONS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SUGARSYNC, INC.
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
    • SYNCPLICITY LLC
      • BUSINESS OVERVIEW
      • PRODUCTS OFFERED
      • RECENT DEVELOPMENTS
      • MNM VIEW
  • APPENDIX
    • INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • MORE DEVELOPMENTS
      • Table PARTNERSHIPS, AGREEMENTS, AND COLLABORATIONS, 2012-2015
      • Table NEW PRODUCT LAUNCHES, 2012-2015
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • KNOWLEDGE STORE: MARKETSANDMARKETS' SUBSCRIPTION PORTAL
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • AVAILABLE CUSTOMIZATIONS
    • RELATED REPORTS

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