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

IBISWorld’s Content Delivery Network Operators market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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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 - 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


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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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