CDN Market Outlook and Forecasts 2020 – 2027

CDN Market Outlook and Forecasts 2020 – 2027

A content delivery network (CDN) is a system of servers, or computers interconnected over the Internet, that are placed closer to users across the globe to reduce the distance content travels. CDNs provide solutions for efficiently and effectively managing content of all types.

Solutions include core services such as aggregation, management, and distribution of content as well as a variety of value-added functionality. Thanks to advances in virtualization and Cloud-based deployments, many CDN deployments can run on commercial off-the-shelf hardware with virtual machines, thereby reducing costs and improving infrastructure flexibility.

The digital content market is poised to reach a new stage in its evolution with the coming pipeline of next generation applications and solutions. Content consumption among consumers is exploding due to many factors including higher bandwidth, low cost digital devices, and smart devices (phones, tablets, and wearable wireless) devices.

CDNs provide solutions for efficiently and effectively managing content of all types. Solutions include core services such as aggregation, management, and distribution of content as well as a variety of value-added functionality. The market need for CDN solutions correlates directly with the explosion of broadband networks, smart mobile phones, and related applications, services and content. In particular, the convergence of cellular networks supported by LTE and 5G broadband wireless, and cloud-based applications, facilitates the need for more intelligent content solutions.

This research evaluates the current state of the market for content, CDN providers, and solutions. This report provides a SWOT analysis for major vendors and view into the future of CDN solutions and marketplace. This report analyzes the competitive threats to pure-play CDN providers from Google and Amazon. The report also analyzes threats to network operators as well as opportunities for content, commerce, and application developers. The report includes forecasts for 2020 to 2027.

Report Audience:
• Investment Firms
• Mobile Network Carriers
• Service Bureau Companies
• Infrastructure Vendors
• Wireless Infrastructure Vendors
• Telecom Managed Service Providers

Report Benefits:
• Business Case for CDN: An assessment of the business case for CDNs.
• Technology Review: A review of the underlying technology supporting CDN solutions
• Market Analysis and Forecasts: A global and regional assessment of the market size and forecasts for the CDN market from 2020 to 2027
• Industry Value Chain: An analysis of the CDN value chain
Select Report Findings:
• Multi-CDN Switching will exceed $3B USD globally by 2027
• Mobile app driven CDN growth will grow at 19.9% CAGR through 2027
• Broadband wireless will continue as a substantial factor for CDN growth
• Analytics and cloud intelligence support of CDNs is a $2.54B market by 2027


1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Topics Covered
1.2 Key Questions Answered
1.3 Target Audience
1.4 Companies Mentioned
2.0 Content Delivery Networks
1.5 Overview and Common Technology Employed
1.6 CDN Technology and Functionality
1.6.1 Domain Name System
1.6.2 Accessing Content
1.6.3 Apache Traffic Server
1.6.4 Cache Expiration
1.6.5 Content Service Protocols
1.6.6 CDN Architecture
1.6.7 Server Types
1.6.8 CDN Network Components
1.7 CDN Benefits
1.7.1 CDN Service Offerings
1.7.2 Companies Purchasing CDN Services
1.7.3 Content Rating
1.7.4 CDN is not for Content Alone
1.8 CDN Ecosystem
1.8.1 Revenue Models and Pricing
1.8.2 Carrier Role
3.0 CDN Applications
1.9 Current Solutions
1.9.1 Video Delivery Networks
1.9.2 Application Delivery Networks
1.9.3 Future Applications
1.9.4 Mobile CDN
1.10 Federated CDN
1.11 Cloud Based CDN
4.0 Key Vendor Analysis
1.12 Akamai
1.12.1 Strengths
1.12.2 Weaknesses
1.12.3 Opportunities
1.12.4 Threats
1.13 Amazon CloudFront
1.13.1 Strengths
1.13.2 Weaknesses
1.13.3 Opportunities
1.13.4 Threats
1.14 EdgeCast (Verizon Media)
1.14.1 Strengths
1.14.2 Weaknesses
1.14.3 Opportunities
1.14.4 Threats
1.15 MaxCDN
1.15.1 Strengths
1.15.2 Weaknesses
1.15.3 Opportunities
1.15.4 Threats
1.16 China Netcenter
1.16.1 Strengths
1.16.2 Weakness
1.16.3 Opportunities
1.16.4 Threats
1.17 CloudFlare
1.17.1 Strengths
1.17.2 Weakness
1.17.3 Opportunities
1.17.4 Threats
1.18 Fastly CDN
1.18.1 Strengths
1.18.2 Weaknesses
1.18.3 Opportunities
1.18.4 Threats
1.19 CDNetworks
1.19.1 Strengths
1.19.2 Weakness
1.19.3 Opportunities
1.19.4 Threats
1.20 China Cache
1.20.1 Strengths
1.20.2 Weakness
1.20.3 Opportunities
1.20.4 Threats
1.21 Level 3 Communications Inc.
1.21.1 Strengths
1.21.2 Weakness
1.21.3 Opportunities
1.21.4 Threats
5.0 Revenue Expectations for CDN Providers
6.0 Threats to CDNs Providers: Google and Amazon
7.0 Overall Analysis and Top Ten Comparative Analysis
8.0 CDN Forecast 2020 to 2027
8.1 Global CDN Market 2020 – 2027
8.2 CDN Market by Solution 2020 – 2027
8.2.1 CDN by Platforms and Software Type 2020 – 2027
8.2.2 CDN by Application Type 2020 – 2027
8.2.3 CDN by Service Type 2020 – 2027
8.3 CDN by Content Management Type 2020 – 2027
8.4 CDN by Video Streaming Type 2020 – 2027
8.5 CDN by Platform Type 2020 – 2027
8.6 CDN Revenue by Customer Type 2020 – 2027
8.7 CDN Revenue by Industry 2020 – 2027
8.8 CDN Revenue by Region 2020 – 2027
Figures
Figure 1: CDN Delivers Many Content Types to Many Device Types
Figure 2: Content Distribution Schemes
Figure 3: CDN Distributed Servers
Figure 4: CDN Procedures to Retrieve Data.
Figure 5: CDN Equipment Configuration
Figure 6: Video Suggestions
Figure 7: Global CDN Market 2020 – 2027
Figure 8: CDN Market by Solution 2020 – 2027
Figure 9: CDN by Platforms and Software Type 2020 – 2027
Figure 10: CDN by Application Type 2020 – 2027
Figure 11: CDN by Service Type 2020 – 2027
Figure 12: CDN by Content Management Type 2020 – 2027
Figure 13: CDN by Video Streaming Type 2020 – 2027
Figure 14: CDN by Platform Type 2020 – 2027
Figure 15: CDN Revenue by Customer Type 2020 – 2027
Figure 16: CDN Revenue by Industry 2020 – 2027
Figure 17: CDN Revenue by Region 2020 – 2027
Tables
Table 1: Global CDN Market 2020 – 2027
Table 2: CDN Market by Solution 2020 – 2027
Table 3: CDN by Platforms and Software Type 2020 – 2027
Table 4: CDN by Application Type 2020 – 2027
Table 5: CDN by Service Type 2020 – 2027
Table 6: CDN by Content Management Type 2020 – 2027
Table 7: CDN by Video Streaming Type 2020 – 2027
Table 8: CDN by Platform Type 2020 – 2027
Table 9: CDN Revenue by Customer Type 2020 – 2027
Table 10: CDN Revenue by Industry 2020 – 2027
Table 11: CDN Revenue by Region 2020 – 2027

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