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Content Delivery Network Operators in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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

IBISWorld’s Content Delivery Network Operators market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Akamai Systems Pty. Ltd. Akamai Systems Pty. Ltd. market share
Hostworks Group Hostworks Group market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$260m
Annual Growth 08-13
20.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
842
Businesses
48
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 Locations Chapter

The majority of businesses operating in the industry are headquartered in the United States and have nodes (a physical terminal where servers are located) within Australia. Most nodes within Australia are located on the eastern seaboard, most commonly in Sydney or Melbourne, where internet traffic is heaviest. Over the past five years, a number of CDN providers have expanded the edge of their networks to Australia to service growing demand. CacheFly added a node to Sydney in 2009 and Amazon CloudFront added its 33rd global node in Sydney in 2012 (prior to this Amazon's closest node to Australia was in Singapore).

Akamai and Internode have the biggest physical footprints in Australia in terms of locations. Akamai has a different business model to most other providers... 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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