Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Content Delivery Network Operators industry in Australia has had a remarkable past five years. Industry revenue is estimated to grow by an annualised 20.9% over the five years through 2012-13 to reach $260.4 million. Industry revenue is expected to grow at a similarly speedy pace of 25.8% over 2012-13. The outstanding growth is due to the efficiency gains and cost savings the industry offers to its customers. As websites continued to feature more user generated and customised content, the need for fast and efficient networks grew, which benefitted demand for content delivery networks. Furthermore, online traffic is increasingly data intensive with higher resolution images, videos and live streaming. The industry is able to deliver this content cheaper on behalf of website operators... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The Content Network Delivery Network Operators industry faces medium levels of barriers to entry. CDN operators face little to no government legislation and restrictions to enter the industry. Additionally, the industry is characterised by only a select number of companies, many of which are large multinational operators.
While CDNs could potentially outsource work to server hosts, mirroring accessible content and reducing capital outlays, the pace at which CDNs develop along with the high level of knowledgebase required to efficiently operate in the industry and keep up to date is a large hurdle... purchase to read more