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.
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