Content Delivery Networks: Global Markets

Published - Apr 2013| Analyst - Michael Sullivan| Code - IFT095A
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Report Highlights

The global market for content delivery network hardware was valued at $3.07 billion in 2011 and $3.58 billion in 2012. It will further grow to $6.87 billion in 2017, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.9% from 2012 through 2017.

Report Includes

  • 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.
  • Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2011 and 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017.
  • Identification of 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.
  • Types of hardware, including switches, routers, storage devices, servers, and content network appliances.


This report provides five-year revenue forecasts of the size of the markets for network switches, routers and storage devices based on growth in content delivery networks.  

In addition to the forecasts, the report provides details on the ecosystem of content hardware customers and their requirements, as well as the best routes to market to engage them.  Finally, the report provides profiles of the leading industry players in the content hardware segment.

Analyst Credentials

Michael Sullivan has more than 20 years of experience tracking and analyzing technology and buyer behavior in energy and information technology (IT). He is an expert in the changes to business, energy and technology strategy that occur at the inflection points. Michael has written and researched the current inflection points of green buildings, energy management systems and cloud for companies such as Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard, as well as energy and building system transformation for companies such as Schneider-Electric. An author and journalist, he also writes market research reports in the categories of Environment, Healthcare, Information Technology, Instrumentation and Sensors and Security. He has an MBA from Boston University School of Management.

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