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Global CDNs, Computer Platforms and IP Data Services Market 2017-2020 - Research and Markets
[August 08, 2017]

Global CDNs, Computer Platforms and IP Data Services Market 2017-2020 - Research and Markets

The "CDNs, Computer Platforms and IP Data Services 2017 - 2020: Revenue and Operations Analytics" report has been added to Research and Markets' offering.

CDN and adjacent computer platform and IP Data vendor marketplaces, including AWS/Cloudfront, are forecast to reach $33.1 billion in 2017 revenues, rising to $39.8 billion in 2018, framing a 15-year CAGR (2003 - 2018) of 31%.

A complete analysis of the sector the report 'CDNs, Computer Platforms and IP Data Services 2017 - 2020' details industry players, their service offerings evolution, bandwidth pricing, operational performance, revenue, revenue per account, number of accounts, servers installed, CapEx, R & D and contains briefings with key executive talent.

Excluding AWS, the sector is primed to produce a $16 billion business, growing at a 15% run-rate for the year, including Level 3 where CDN and IP/Data service units contribute 47% to topline revenue.

A nuts and bolts business ops analysis of th sector report: CDNs, Computer Platforms and IP Data Services 2017 - 2020, examines industry players, value -added service offerings, bandwidth price changes, benchmarking performance metrics, revenue, revenue per account, total accounts, server infrastructure, CapEx, R & D, augmented by insightful briefings with key executive talent.

Operations analysis for each services vendor date from 2003 through 2016, with market projections cast out to 2020. The opportunity for CDN and related telecom, networking and compute platform service vendors remains large, as geographical and operational economies of scale compel industry players to get big or get bought out.

CDN gross margins range from 40% to 65%, while the largest components to COGS continue to be bandwidth and co-location fees, even as bandwidth prices continue to fall at the retail level, reaching as low as $0.01 per gigabyte for an aggressively priced volume-based contract signed this year. A total of $8.3 billion in CapEx was invested in infrastructure updates/expansion, including Amazon in 2016. The self-hosting giants, including Microsoft (News - Alert), invested $16 billion in infrastructure in 2016.

Companies Mentioned

  • Akamai Technologies
  • Apple
  • CenturyLink
  • ChinaNetCenter
  • Facebook (News - Alert)
  • Google
  • Hulu
  • Instagram
  • Level 3
  • Limelight Networks
  • Microsoft
  • Netflix
  • StackPath
  • Twitter (News - Alert)

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