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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 vendors and view into the future of CDN solutions and marketplace.  This report analyzes the competitive threats to pure-play CDN providers from Google and Amazon.  The report also analyzes threats to network operators as well as opportunities for content, commerce, and application developers.
 
Target Audience:
 
  • Content Delivery Network (CDN) vendors
  • Telecom, ICT, and Internet infrastructure providers
  • Content developers including applications, gaming and others
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

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