Developments in the content delivery network (CDN) market, including advances in mobile device capacity, home networking systems and user-generated content, are opening new business models for traditional service providers and pure-play content delivery service providers. BCC Research expects these trends to drive demand for network hardware such as switches, routers, storage devices, servers, and dedicated content appliances for the foreseeable future.
BCC Research provides an in-depth analysis of the global markets for CDN hardware through its report Content Delivery Networks: Global Markets. According to the report, this market was valued at $3.07 billion in 2011 and increased to $3.58 billion in 2012. BCC Research projects the market to grow to $6.87 billion by 2017, and register a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.9% from 2012 to 2017.
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Use this report to:
- Gain an overview of the global market for content delivery networks (CDNs), which make up the critical infrastructure required by industry players in the value chain for delivering consumer content such as videos and multimedia applications and business-to-business applications.
- Analyze global market trends, with data from 2011 and 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017.
- Identify the players in the market, such as content creators, aggregators and providers in advertising, media, and commerce, and communications network providers, including traditional telecommunications firms, hosting firms, and Internet service providers.
- Review types of hardware, including switches, routers, storage devices, servers, and content network appliances.
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