ResearchMoz

Content Delivery Networks (CDN): Analysis of Key Vendors, State of the Market, and Outlook 2012 - 2016

Mind Commerce Publishing
Published Date » 2012-10-01
No. Of Pages » 104
   
 Content Delivery Networks (CDN) provide solutions for efficiently and effectively managing content of all types.  Solutions include core services such as aggregation, management, and distribution of content as well as a variety of value-added functionality.  The market need for CDN solutions correlates directly with the explosion of broadband networks, smart mobile phones, and related applications, services and content.  In particular, the convergence of cellular networks supported by 4G/LTE broadband wireless, and Cloud-based applications, facilitates the need for more intelligent content solutions. 
   
 This research evaluates the current state of the market for content, CDN providers, and solutions.  This report provides a SWOT analysis for major...
Table of Contents:
 
1.0 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY  4

2.0 INTRODUCTION TO CDN 5
2.1 WHAT IS CDN?  5
2.1.1 BENEFITS OF CDN   5
2.1.2 CDN IS NOT FOR CONTENT ALONE  7
2.2 CURRENT STATUS OF CDN AND IT ECOSYSTEM   9
2.2.1 CARRIERS   10
2.2.2 THE ROLE OF CARRIERS IN VIDEO CONTENT DELIVERY  11
2.2.3 SOFTWARE VENDORS ROLE IN VIDEO DELIVERY NETWORKS 18
2.2.4 OTT PROVIDERS  18
2.2.5 THIRD PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS 19
2.2.6 VAS PROVIDERS 21

3.0 CDN APPLICATIONS   22
3.1 CURRENT APPLICATIONS  22
3.1.1 VIDEO DELIVERY NETWORKS  22
3.1.2 APPLICATION DELIVERY NETWORKS (AND) 22
3.2 FUTURE APPLICATIONS 23
3.2.1 MOBILE CDN 23
3.3 MARKET OPPORTUNITY: CDN IN THE CLOUD  36
3.3.1 OTT AND CLOUD OFFERS  39
3.3.2 CASE STUDY: CLOUD AND THE RETURN ON INVESTMENT (ROI) FOR CDN 43
3.3.3 ADVANTAGES FOR CLOUD CDN 46

4.0 OPPORTUNITIES AND MARKET OUTLOOK 47
4.1 STRATEGIES FOR NETWORK OPERATORS 47
4.2 MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR CONTENT, COMMERCE, AND APPLICATION DEVELOPERS  47
4.3 THE FUTURE OF THE CDN MARKET AND THE TELECOMMUNICATION ROLE   48
4.3.1 FIRST SCENARIO (THE MARKET WITH CDN FEDERATION)  50
4.3.2 SECOND SCENARIO (THE MARKET WITHOUT CDN FEDERATION) 62
4.3.3 MARKETING AND COMMERCIAL MEDIA  67
4.4 CONCLUSION 74

5.0 CDN GLOBAL EMERGING MARKETS 75
5.1 CDN MARKETS IN ASIA (MOBILE CDN) 76
5.2 CDN MARKETS IN EUROPE (MOBILE CDN) 80

6.0 KEY VENDOR ANALYSIS 85
6.1 AKAMAI 85
6.1.1 STRENGTHS   85
6.1.2 WEAKNESSES  86
6.1.3 OPPORTUNITIES 86
6.1.4 THREATS  86
6.2 CDNETWORKS   86
6.2.1 STRENGTHS   86
6.2.2 WEAKNESS 87
6.2.3 OPPORTUNITIES 87
6.2.4 THREATS  87
6.3 LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS INC 87
6.3.1 STRENGTHS   87
6.3.2 WEAKNESS 88
6.3.3 OPPORTUNITIES 88
6.3.4 THREATS  88
6.4 LIMELIGHT NETWORKS  88
6.4.1 STRENGTHS   88
6.4.2 WEAKNESS 88
6.4.3 OPPORTUNITIES 88
6.4.4 THREATS 89
6.5 AMAZON AND GOOGLE CDNS THREATS TO THE CURRENT CDNS PROVIDERS   89

7.0 GOOGLE AND THE CDN MARKET 91
7.1.1 MARKET STRATEGY 91
7.2 GOOGLE APPS MARKETPLACE AND MOBILE APPLICATIONS 93
7.2.1 MOBILE COMMERCE IN GOOGLE CLOUDS   95
7.2.2 ECONOMIC OF THE CLOUD AND ITS BENEFITS FOR GOOGLE 95
7.2.3 SWOT ANALYSIS FOR GOOGLE CLOUD SERVICES  96
7.3 GOOGLE AND CDN 98

8.0 THE FUTURE OF THE CDN MARKET 2012-2016 100
8.1 THE MARKET BY SERVICE PROVIDERS 100

9.0 THE CLOUD, MOBILE BROADBAND AND CDN  102
9.1 CASE STUDY: A DAY IN THE LIFE OF USER WITH CDN AND CLOUD 102

List of Tables


List of Figures

Upcoming Reports:

Endocrine, Nutritional, & Metabolic Disorders Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2014 - 2020
By - Transparency Market Research
Endocrine, Nutritional, & Metabolic Disorders include diseases that affect endocrine glands (thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, adrenals, thymus, islets of pancreas, ovaries and testicles), nutritional deficiencies such as malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies, and metabolism disorders such related  lipid metabolism, carbohydrate metabolism, amino acid metabolism, plasma protein metabolism and other metabolic disorders. Endocrine glands release specific hormones in the blood stream which help in coordinating and controlling several physiological processes in the body. An...
Marine-Derived Pharmaceuticals Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018
By - Transparency Market Research
Description Marine derived pharmaceuticals are the drugs and other pharmacological substances which are made from extracting elements present in marine life. Although the concept of marine ethnomedicine dates back to the 18th and 19th century, actual exploratory work on marine pharmacology began in the mid and late 1960s when groups of chemists in the United States, Japan, and Europe began to explore sponges, marine algae, and other forms of marine life for their medicinal properties.  At present there are several marine-derived pharmaceuticals available in the...
eHealth Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019
By - Transparency Market Research
Electronic health (eHealth) is defined as transfer of healthcare practices by electronic means. eHealth is a wide term and encompasses three main areas of services that are as follows: Management and delivery of health information between healthcare professionals and patients, through internet and telecommunication Usage of IT and e-commerce by healthcare professionals for improving public health services Usage of e-commerce and e-business in management of health systems  eHealth industry initially supported the work in hospitals and clinics mainly for...

Research Assistance

We will be happy to help you find what you need.
Please call us or write us:

866-997-4948 (Us-Canada Toll Free)
Tel: +1-518-618-1030
Email: sales@researchmoz.us
Select License type:

Share this report

Related News

Loss recorded due to heavy investments carried out by Amazon
Jul 25, 2014  
Amazon.com Inc has been investing in newer businesses like consumer electronics and digital content, due to which it has been running into losses for some time now. The loss recorded in the second quarter was by far the highest. In 2014, the stock prices have dropped by 10% with reduced investor confidence in the long term growth investments. The shares of this US based online retailer...
LG Electronics To Invest Huge Capital in R&D Project in South Korea
Jul 25, 2014  
LG Electronics Inc will invest USD 1.26 billion in the construction of a new research and development unit in South Korea’s capital city Seoul. The facility is said to be part of LG’s Science Park project. The 170,000 square meters site will be built in Magok, Seoul and work is expected to begin from August. Once the construction is complete and ready by 2020, the park will house...
Russian Consumer Protection Agency Seeks ban on Some McDonalds Products
Jul 25, 2014  
A lawsuit has been filed in a Moscow court by the Russian consumer protection agency to seek ban on some products from McDonald's Corp's burgers menu, along with its ice creams and shakes menu.  A regional branch of the agency has recently filed a lawsuit asking the court to declare a ban on some products due to some inappropriateness in physical-chemical parameters in the...
High-sodium Diet Increases Risks of Cardiovascular Diseases in Type 2 Diabetics
Jul 24, 2014  
A new research has found relation between the amount of salt in diet of diabetics and their chances of suffering from cardiovascular diseases. The research has stated that diabetics who have a high-salt diet are on a higher risk of having a chronic heart disease as compared to the ones who eat less salt.  The study’s findings provide evidences that support the benefits of a...
Strides Arcolab Bags USFDA Approval for Transplant Drug
Jul 24, 2014  
Indian pharmaceutical company Strides Arcolab has received the approval of the USFDA to sell its transplant drug Tacrolimus in the US market. The capsule is an immune-suppressant that is used for preventing organ rejection that may occur in transplant surgeries of organs such as kidneys, heart or liver in some patients.  USFDA has allowed the sale of the tablets in 5 mg, 1 mg and 0.5...