Content Delivery Network Operators in Australia: Market Research Report

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Content Delivery Network Operators Market Research Report | Technology | Computer Services | Feb 2013

Speedy growth: Data-intensive online traffic leads to high demand and strong revenue growth

The Content Delivery Network Operators market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Akamai Systems Pty. Ltd. Akamai Systems Pty. Ltd. market share
Hostworks Group Hostworks Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 - Industry Products Chapter

CDN providers host digital content for third-party websites to enhance the speed at which the end user can access the content. The main services provided by CDN operators fall into three main categories: static content, streaming media and dynamic site acceleration services. Most providers also offer reporting and statistics so users can analyse their usage.

Static content

Traditional CDNs were designed to provide static content such as HTML pages, documents and images. This content, which is infrequently changed, is easily cached and for many years represented the major service the industry provided... purchase to read more


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What is the Content Delivery Network Operators Industry?

Companies in this industry provide content delivery network (CDN) services to website operators. CDNs host multiple copies of content (e.g. video, pictures, audio) on a network of servers and distribute them to end users based on proximity. Hosting content on third-party servers takes pressure off of a site’s own servers, improves transmission speed and efficiency during periods of increased demand, and provides redundancy in the case of technical issues.

Industry Products
Static contentVideo streamingOther media streamingDynamic Site Acceleration services
Industry Activities
Hosting content delivery networksServer hostingContent delivery network maintenance and upgradeHosting content delivery networksServer hostingContent delivery network maintenance and upgrade

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