Configuration Management Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2027

Global Configuration Management Market Research Report: By Component (Solution, Service-Managed and Professional), Enterprise Size (Large Enterprises and Small & Medium Enterprises), Vertical (BFSI, Retail 8 Consumer Goods, Transportation, Energy & Utility, Healthcare, Manufacturing and other) and Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Africa and South America) - Forecast till 2027

ID: MRFR/ICT/7166-HCR | February 2021 | Region: Global | 141 pages

Market Snapshot

Configuration management is a key foundation of building a successful technology platform. It is the system engineering process that ensures that all the software and hardware assets of an organization are tracked and managed continuously. It is like an updated inventory for all the technology assets of enterprises. Configuration management and planning includes configuration identification, configuration control, configuration status accounting to configuration verification and audit. Configuration management includes creating software pipeline, writing infrastructure-as-code to capture the state of the infrastructure, and it also includes deploying configuration tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet to update system server and application.  A configuration management tool can improve the enterprise’s impact on business operations due to changes caused in production. Configuration management also helps in reducing the operational cost as it provides enterprises with a better understanding of the total cost of ownership of the existing IT environment. Configuration management is also used during software development and deployment process, and therefore, it is also called software or unified configuration management. Developers of software use software configuration management to keep track of software source code, changes, and documentation.      
Vendors operating in this market offer tools and services for configuration management. For instance, Kamatera Inc. offers a tool for cloud application deployment; similarly, CFEngine offers a configuration management tool that helps in the automation of a large number of computer systems. Puppet is also a software configuration management tool that helps in deploying, configuring, and managing server. These tools are being used by enterprises of all sizes for effective configuration management.

Global Configuration Management Market is expected to expand at 13.4% CAGR during the forecast period, to reach USD 3.7 Billion in 2025.


The Global Configuration Management Market has been segmented on the basis of Component, End User, and Region.

Based on the component, the configuration management market has been segmented into solution and services.  The solution segment includes configuration tools/software used by developers and IT personnel. The services segment includes professional and managed services offered by solution providers. These professional services include training & consulting and support & maintenance services. The solution segment accounted for the largest share in the overall market in 2018. A large number of highly regulated verticals are deploying such solutions to effectively manage configuration process, which is driving the market.

Based on enterprise size, the configuration management market has been segmented into small & medium enterprise and large enterprise. The small & medium enterprise segment is expected to register the highest CAGR during the forecast period, 2019–2025

Based on vertical, the configuration management market has been segmented into banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI), retail & consumer goods, transportation, energy & utilities, healthcare, manufacturing, IT & telecommunication, defense & military, and others. The IT & telecommunication segment accounted for the largest share in 2018 and is expected to continue leading the market in the forecast period.

Regional Analysis

Geographically, the global configuration management market has been segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, and South America.

North America leads the market in terms of market share in the configuration management market. Some of the factors that are responsible for the growth of the market include continuous advancement in IT infrastructure of enterprises operating in the region as well as presence of giant tech companies such as Microsoft Corporation, BMC Software, and Oracle.

Europe occupies the second position in the market. Europe has been segmented into the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and the rest of Europe. According to MRFR analysis, the UK is expected to gain the highest market share, followed by Germany and France. The configuration management market in this region is expected to grow due to the increasing demand for agile IT infrastructure.

Companies Covered

The Key Players of the Global Configuration Management Market are IBM Corporation, Amazon Web Service Inc., Red Hat Inc., Microsoft Corporation, CA Technologies, HP Development Company LP, BMC Software Inc., Oracle, Puppet Labs, Chef Software Inc., Atlassian, Micro Focus, Alibaba Cloud, CloudBees,  Inc., and SaltStack

Key Developments  

  • In May 2019, IBM Corporation launched IBM Rapid Move for SAP S/4HANA. The news service will provide an effective way of managing digital transformation.

  • In July 2019, IBM Corporation partnered with DBmaestro to deliver databased automation capabilities to enterprises across verticals around the globe.

  • In June 2019, Amazon Web Service Inc. launched a new service called AWS Control Tower. The service has the capability to automate the entire process of setting an AWS environment to make it secured and well structured.

Key questions addressed by the report

  • What was the historic market size (2018)?

  • Which segmentation (component/organization size/ vertical) are driving the market?

  • What will be the growth rate by 2025?

  • Who are the key players in this market?

  • What are the strategies adopted by key players?

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The global configuration management market is slated to expand at a substantial CAGR of 13.4% over the review period (2019 to 2025).

The global configuration management market is slated to generate revenue of up to USD 3.7 billion by 2025.

The market players are expected to integratye innovative technological advancements taking place, and upgrade their tools and services for configuration management

The regional analysis of the global configuration management market has been conducted in five major regions, namely, North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East and Africa. North America is expected to lead the market share over the review period.

The segmentation of the global configuration management market is done on the basis of component, enterprise, end-user, wherein the solution component segment, small and medium enterprise segment, and IT and telecom vertical segment account for the major market valuations.