Content Delivery Network Market Research Report - Forecast till 2030

Content Delivery Network Market Research Report: by Type (Standard Content Delivery Network, Video Content Delivery Network), Solution (Media Delivery, Web Performance Optimization, Cloud Security), Application (OTT Streaming, Network Optimization, Website & API Management, Analytics & Performance Monitoring)- Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/ICT/2079-CR | May 2019 | Region: Global | 156 pages

Content Delivery Network Market

The Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market value is expected to reach over USD 67.12 Billion by the year 2030 registering a CAGR of 20.43%.

Segmentation

By Type Standard Content Delivery Network Video Content Delivery Network
By Solution Media Delivery Web Performance Optimization Cloud Security
By Application OTT Streaming Network Optimization Website & API Management Analytics & Performance Monitoring

Key Players

  • Akamai Technologies
  • Amazon Web Services.
  • International Business Machines Corp.
  • Limelight Networks
  • Verizon
  • AT&T Intellectual Property
  • Google LLC

Drivers

  • The business of the online retailers is highly relied on in keeping the customer engaged till they place the order for the products.
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Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market Overview:


The Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market value is expected to reach over USD 67.12 Billion by the year 2030 registering a CAGR of 20.43%.


Content Delivery Network (CDN) potentially replicates the content that is posted on the internet in various places to enable the internet users to access them easily. Before the requisition, the Content Delivery Network Service provider replicates the content for the end-users. The Content Delivery Network offers attractive functionalities such as preventing servers from getting overloaded, reducing packet loss and delays. The Content Delivery Network improves the overall Internet Service quality by eliminating any sort of content delivery delay. Such factors have influenced the original content provider to sign up with a dedicated Content Delivery Network Provider to host the desired set of contents to the internet users.


Content Delivery Network plays a vital role in placing the contents closer to the end-users thereby eliminating the intermediate devices. This process enables the end-user to obtain the content without any packet loss or packet delay. Additionally, the traffic control mechanisms of the Content Delivery Network manage the traffic effectively while reducing the internet latency and page loading time. These factors will potentially increase the number of internet users of the chosen content.


COVID 19 Analysis


Work from the home condition


The pandemic has disturbed the fast-paced lifestyle globally, however several organizations are resuming their operations by enabling their employees to work from home. The usage of the internet has increased in recent times. This has stimulated the network traffic at an alarming rate which fuels the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market growth. Various leading organizations are increasingly adopting Content Delivery Network Service providers to offer their employees a higher quality of internet access and reduce the content loading time.


Media and entertainment:


Besides work from the home condition, a majority of people are bound to spend their days indoors, the internet usage has been increased significantly. Especially the entertainment platforms like over-the-top platforms are frequently visited by a large number of internet users globally. Such factors accompanied by the demand for high-quality video content are propelling the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market value. The changing trends towards, e-learning, online gaming, e-commerce are considered as driving factors for the Content Delivery Network market in this pandemic. 


Market dynamics


Market drivers


Increased trends towards online shopping, e-learning, e-banking, and other household requirements are carried out online. Such factors have increased the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market demand in recent years, as all of them require uninterrupted content delivery. 


The E-commerce industry can operate at a high capacity with the help of CDN solutions. Also, the utilization of IoT networks in various industrial sectors is considered as the primary driving factor for the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market.


The business of the online retailers is highly relied on in keeping the customer engaged till they place the order for the products. Buffering during the checkout or in the mid of order might affect the interest of the customers and might lead to losing a potential customer. Hence optimization of higher quality delivery is crucial in the e-commerce sector. This factor has propelled the leading e-commerce sectors and potentially growing e-commerce platforms to invest in the Content Delivery Network market.


Market opportunities


The number of internet users has increased in recent years and the changing trends towards internet usage over television are highly influencing the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market in recent times. 


Since the primary features of CDN are delivering content like media, web applications, Software, and APIs without any potential delay, they are widely utilized by the industrial sectors and are expected to be utilized more in the forecast period.


Several industrial operations are highly relayed in the IoT applications which take advantage of the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market to provide speedy delivery of higher performance contents. The increased usage of the internet and ability to share instantly to the world has propelled the Content Delivery Network market value in recent times. When the host goes live, or periodically shares content in the form of images, videos, proper delivery is essential without any interruption. Such factors act as primary opportunities for the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market growth.


Market restraints


The Quality of Service refers to the efficient monitoring of the components like servers, routers, latency in the network. Managing all these parameters requires significant time, energy, and costs from the CDN service providers. Ensuring proper execution and delivery by the site administrators is also significantly difficult.


The unpredictability, complex nature, and unstable nature of Peer-to-Peer CDN is the major restraint in the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market. The necessities of a fully-fledged decentralized protocol that monitors and prevents the algorithm from any errors are potentially difficult. Such factors are major restraints in the technology itself.


The Quality of the video content is affected as the content is obtained from several sources which also significantly affect the interest of the internet user. Degraded quality in the live streaming videos and video conferencing are imposing huge adverse effects on the Content Delivery Network Market growth.


Market challenges


The increasing number of video content like movies, shows have increased the risk of exposure to viral attacks and cyber-attacks. Internet users are increasingly receiving links to their emails with viruses which tend to steal the personal information of the recipient. The absence of essential functionality in protecting the end-user by providing secured video content is currently a major challenge in the Content Delivery Network market.


Issues related to copyrights, terms, and conditions including other digital rights are often emerged due to misuse of data or information. Potential strategies and procedures must be deployed to eliminate these issues.


Cumulative growth analysis


Increasing usage of the internet globally has positively impacted the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market. The changing trends from telemarketing to digital marketing owing to the increased number of social media users have propelled the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market growth. Several Social media organizations share live videos and videos to their web pages to improve their businesses. Such factors have increased the Content Delivery Network Market value in recent years. The pandemic has fueled the demand for the market across the globe. Data consumption and higher quality videos are continuously uploaded on the internet because of booming social media. People across the globe highly prefer to learn, shop, work online. Such changing trends have immensely impacted the overall demand for the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market.


Value chain analysis


The reports related to the business trends and achievements have created awareness among content creators and leading organizations to utilize the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market to upbuild their business. Recent reports stated that Leading Company Walmart has seen increased sales by 2% as they have increased the webpage loading speed. Yahoo has also witnessed increased traffic by 9% by increasing the webpage loading speed for every 400 milliseconds. Hence the company revenue is highly influenced by the webpage loading and the Quality of Service that it offers to the online shoppers. 


The health care segment intensively utilizes CDN services for real-time operations as the health care enterprises are booming the recent times. The mobile and system connectivity enables easy access to medical procedures and instructions. Drug and medical development organizations and health care enterprises have immensely utilized the CDN services. 


Segment overview


Based on Type



  • Standard content delivery network

  • Video content delivery network


Based on Solutions



  • Media delivery

  • web performance optimization

  • cloud security  


Based on Application



  • OTT streaming

  • Network optimization

  • Website & API management

  • Analytics & performance monitoring


Based on Service Providers



  • Telco content delivery network

  • Traditional content delivery network

  • Cloud services providers

  • Others


Based on Vertical



  • Media & entertainment

  • Retail & e-commerce

  • Gaming

  • BFSI

  • IT & telecommunication

  • Education

  • Others


Regional analysis


Currently, the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market outlook is widespread in the regions like Asia-pacific, Northern America, Europe, and the Southern part of America. However Northern parts of America is holding the highest share in the mentioned period. The booming technology of smart devices like Smart TVs and Smartphones are primary factors driving the market in the developed countries. Additionally, the number of internet users is rapidly growing in Northern parts of America, they utilize web content daily. 


Owing to the rapid increase of market players in the Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market and their active participation have promoted the Content Delivery Network growth in recent years. Among other nations, Asia-pacific has accounted for revenue of over 39% and witnessing a higher CAGR in recent times. Owing to the pandemic and work from home scenario, Content Delivery Network (CDN) Market value is rapidly increasing.


Competitive landscape



  • Akamai Technologies

  • Amazon Web Services, Inc.

  • International Business Machines Corp.

  • Limelight Networks

  • Verizon

  • AT&T Intellectual Property

  • Google LLC

  • Microsoft

  • CenturyLink

  • Deutsche Telekom AG

  • Tata Communications

  • Kingsoft Corporation, Ltd.

  • Alibaba.com


Recent developments


Named Data Networking


To identify the data packets by their name, Named Data Networking is deployed. The desired data packets are stored in more than one repository and local caches. While requesting data from web pages, users are creating interest in the process. These interests are noted in the process and are generally routed by the network to the appropriate repository. Hence the data delivery is prompted by the interests generated by the user. This methodology is a content-aware approach and can be integrated with various technologies like the Internet of Things, Mobile Ad-hoc networks, and similar other emerging technologies. 


The Hybrid CDN


The Hybrid CDN permits access to the content from anywhere and any device with the supreme content loading speed. The disbursed nodes and hybrid strategy perform well irrespective of the internet server place.


Report overview


This report has covered:



  • Market overview

  • COVID-19 Analysis

  • Market dynamics

  • Cumulative growth analysis

  • Value chain analysis

  • Segment overview

  • Regional analysis

  • Competitive landscape

  • Recent developments


Segmentation Table


Based on Type



  • Standard content delivery network

  • Video content delivery network


Based on Solutions



  • Media delivery

  • web performance optimization

  • cloud security  


Based on Application



  • OTT streaming

  • Network optimization

  • Website & API management

  • Analytics & performance monitoring


Based on Service Providers



  • Telco content delivery network

  • Traditional content delivery network

  • Cloud services providers

  • Others


Based on Vertical



  • Media & entertainment

  • Retail & e-commerce

  • Gaming

  • BFSI

  • IT & telecommunication

  • Education

  • Others



Report Scope:
Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   USD 67.12 Billion
  CAGR   20.43% (2020-2030)
  Base Year   2019
  Forecast Period   2020-2030
  Historical Data   2018
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   by Type, Solution
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   Akamai Technologies Inc. (US), Limelight Networks Inc. (US), CenturyLink (US), Tata Communications Ltd (India), Fastly Inc (US), StackPath, LLC (US), CDNetworks Co. Ltd (South Korea), Verizon Communications Inc. (US), Amazon.com Inc. (US), AT&T Inc. (US) and Comcast Corporation (US)
  Key Market Opportunities   The early adoption of IoT technology and smart devices such as smartphones and smart TV in North America are some of the factors driving the growth of the regional market.
  Key Market Drivers   The increasing adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology and smart devices such as smartphones and smart TV globally is driving the growth of the market.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Retail & e-commerce, Media & Entertainment, BFSI, Gaming, Education, IT & Telecommunication, are the top verticals in the market.

The market can expect to achieve a CAGR of 20.43% in the coming years.

Video Content Delivery Network, Standard Content Delivery Network, and others are the main types of content delivery network.

Rising adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology as well as smart devices like smartphones and smart TV are the aspects in the market that are boosting its growth around the world.

North America, Asia Pacific, the Middle East & Africa, South America and Europe are the regions where the market can note growth during the appraisal period.

China is expected to garner the largest share in the APAC market.

Verizon Digital Media, Akamai Technologies Inc., CenturyLink and Amazon Web Services, are the technology leaders in the North American market.