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Global Software Defined Anything (SDx) Market 2016-2020

  • December 2015
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  • Infiniti Research Limited
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  • 71 pages

Market outlook of the global software-defined anything market

Technavio€™s market research analyst predicts the global software-defined anything (SDx) market to grow profoundly at a CAGR of more than 32% by 2020. The shift to virtualization is the primary growth driver for this market. Recently, it has been observed that companies are under pressure to replace their existing IT infrastructure with innovative models that can reduce costs significantly. Consequently, companies are increasingly adopting SDx as it provides a lean business model to minimize costs by automating the process control and replacing traditional hardware with software.

The need to simplify network management systems will drive the prospects for market growth during the forecast period. Since network management in organizations is a complex system, many firms are adopting software-defined networking solutions to instill agility and simplicity and reduce the total cost of ownership. With the help of software-defined networking solutions, firms can reap the benefits of reduced network provisioning time, simplified network environment, reduced service costs, and enhanced network management efficiency.

Segmentation by technology and analysis of the SDx market

Software-defined data center (SDDC)
Software-defined storage (SDS)
Software-defined networking (SDN)
Technavio market research analysts have estimated the SDN segment to be the fastest growing market segment during the predicted period. The recent increase in the incorporation of SDN in both public and private sectors due to growing demand for Big Data, BYOD, and cloud computing technologies will lead to the augmented demand for SDN technology during the forecast period.

Geographical segmentation of the SDx market

Americas
APAC
EMEA
In this market study, analysts have estimated the Americas to be the largest growing market segment during the estimated period. The growing adoption of SDS technology by the North American firms to enhance their business process and efficiency will lead to the high growth of this market segment during the forecast period.


Competitive landscape and key vendors

In this market, the vendors are consistently investing in the development of SDx technology due to the rapid increase in demand for software-defined solutions from clients and other customers in the market. Due to the high level of competition this market, many vendors are now focusing on acquiring small companies as it will help them to increase their product portfolio and virtualization offerings.


The top vendors in the market are -

Cisco
Citrix
EMC2
HP
IBM
Microsoft
VMware
Other prominent vendors in the market include 6Wind, Arista Networks, Avaya 0, Big Switch Networks, Brocade, DataCore, Dell, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Hitachi Data Systems, Juniper Networks, NEC, NetApp, Nexenta, Pertino, Pivot3, Plexxi, PLUMgrid, and SwiftStack.


Key questions answered in the report include

What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020?
What are the key factors driving the software-defined anything (SDx) market?
What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the software-defined anything (SDx) market?
What are the challenges to market growth?
Who are the key vendors in this market space?
What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the software-defined anything (SDx) market?
Trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA.
What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the software-defined anything (SDx) market?
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Global Data Center Storage Virtualization Market 2015-2019
Global Data Center IT Equipment Market 2015-2019
Global Data Center Modular Market 2015-2019

Table Of Contents

Global Software Defined Anything (SDx) Market 2016-2020
Table of Contents
PART 01: Executive summary
- Highlights
PART 02: Scope of the report
- Market overview
- Top-vendor offerings
PART 03: Market research methodology
- Research methodology
- Economic indicators
PART 04: Introduction
- Key market highlights
PART 05: Market landscape
- Market overview
- Market size and forecast
- Five forces analysis
PART 06: Market segmentation by technology
- Market overview
- SDDC
- SDN
- Global SDS market
PART 07: Geographical segmentation
- Geographical segmentation of global SDx market
PART 08: Market drivers
- Shift from traditional IT infrastructure model
- Need to simplify network management systems
- Growing demand for virtualization
- Upsurge in automation in IT industry
PART 09: Impact of drivers
PART 10: Market challenges
- Complex system integration and SDN deployment
- Risk of data privacy and security breaches
- Managing workload in SDDC
PART 11: Impact of drivers and challenges
PART 12: Market trends
- Increased adoption of BYOD
- High acceptance of cloud computing
- Rise of open-source SDS for containers
- Emergence of SDS and SDN for big data technology
PART 13: Vendor landscape
- Competitive scenario
- Other prominent vendors
PART 14: Key vendor analysis
- Cisco Systems
- Citrix
- EMC Corporation
- HP
- IBM
- Microsoft
- VMware
PART 15: Appendix
- List of abbreviations
PART 16: Explore Technavio
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List of Exhibits
Exhibit 01: Product offerings
Exhibit 02: SDx: Market overview
Exhibit 03: Components of SDx architecture
Exhibit 04: Advantages of SDx
Exhibit 05: Global SDx market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
Exhibit 06: Five forces analysis
Exhibit 07: Global SDDC market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
Exhibit 08: Global SDN market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
Exhibit 09: SDN architecture
Exhibit 10: Advantages of SDN solutions
Exhibit 11: Global SDS market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
Exhibit 12: Geographical segmentation of global SDx market 2015
Exhibit 13: Impact of drivers
Exhibit 14: Impact of drivers and challenges
Exhibit 15: Cisco Systems: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 16: Cisco Systems: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
Exhibit 17: Citrix: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
Exhibit 18: Citrix: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 19: EMC: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 20: EMC: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
Exhibit 21: EMC: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 22: HP: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 23: HP: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
Exhibit 24: HP: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 25: IBM: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 26: GTS segment by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
Exhibit 27: GBS segment by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
Exhibit 28: Microsoft: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
Exhibit 29: Microsoft: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ billions)
Exhibit 30: Microsoft: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
Exhibit 31: VMware: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
Exhibit 32: VMware: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
Exhibit 33: VMware: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014

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