Software-Defined Anything Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

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Software-Defined Anything Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Analysis, Growth, and Forecast 2017 - 2025

Status : August, 2020 | Semiconductor & Electronics | PPT format

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Software-Defined Anything Market: Snapshot

The software-defined anything sector has come into its own following the widespread realization of the potential of software-defined entities in streamlining and enhancing business operations in a wide array of industries. The rising importance of cost efficiency in competitive dealings has led many players to adopt software-defined products; the software-defined anything sector is thus likely to remain central to the business sector in the coming years as a cost-efficient alternative to conventional systems.

North America is the major regional player in the global software-defined anything sector due to the predominant presence of several business leaders and industry pioneers in the region. The widespread adoption of progressive technological advancements in developed North American countries such as the U.S. and Canada has helped the software-defined anything sector in the region and is likely to ensure steady growth of the sector in the coming years.

The retail sector has become a key adopter in the software-defined anything sector in recent years. The rising use of big data analysis and cloud computing in the increasingly digital retail sector has become a major demand avenue for the software-defined anything sector. A dominant majority of retailers is in support of using Internet of Things technology in order to deliver an improved consumer experience. Most retailers understand the importance of digital resources such as online shopping portals and big data analytics, which could lead to steady demand from the software-defined anything sector in the coming years. Competing a purchase online and then simply picking up the order from a physical store is likely to become a key operating principle in the retail sector in the near future, making the software-defined anything sector vital to its operations.

Global Software-Defined Anything Market: Overview

The global software-defined anything market is rapidly expanding with the emergence of various software driven technologies that have transformed the networking industry. Prominent technologies under software-defined anything include software-defined networking (SDN), software-defined data center (SDDC), and software-defined storage (SDS). Early adopters of these disruptive technologies have garnered significant competitive benefits by enhancing their process efficiencies and achieving economies of scale. With massive developments in the IoT and cloud-based services, the software defined anything market is expected to revolutionize the overall IT infrastructure.

The report on the global software-defined anything market provides in-depth insights into key market drivers and restraints, technological landscape, current advancements in IT, prominent trends, and competitive landscape. The research study takes a closer look at the recent developments by analyzing the different network standards for vendors of the software-defined anything and the factors shaping the factors shaping the market attractiveness of key SDN infrastructure vendors. Disruptive technologies that are expected to alter the strategic dynamics in major regions are evaluated in detail and so are the investment trends of key market players. Furthermore, the market share and size of major segments are analyzed along with the key growth drivers. The findings and insights are intended to help manufacturers and vendors in gaining an in-depth understanding of the market dynamics and in devising impactful strategies.

Global Software-Defined Anything Market: Key Trends and Opportunities

Popularity of cloud-based services and increased demand for cost optimization in managing hardware requirements are the crucial factors driving the growth of the software-defined anything market. The rising need for modern network architecture that enables increased server virtualization is anticipated to fuel the demand for software-defined anything entities. Combined with this, the increasing popularity of software-defined concepts across enterprises will boost the market. The increased demand for flexibility, operational efficiency, and dynamic provisioning of networking resources are the factors that will help the market expand across major regions.

The absence of global industry standards for vendors of software-defined anything and the lack of skilled workforce for the effective deployment of the infrastructure are likely to restrain the growth of the market to an extent. The market players, however, are expected to witness growth opportunities due to the design of new infrastructure models and frameworks that can cater to new customers and applications. In addition, the digitization of information-storage capacity worldwide has opened up exciting growth prospects for the vendors of software-defined anything.

Global Software-Defined Anything Market: Regional Outlook

Geographically, North America is expected to showcase vast demand for software-defined anything solutions. The growth of the regional market is attributed to significant technological advancements in networking infrastructure and early adoption of software-defined anything technologies. Furthermore, the adoption of IoT by various businesses and popularity of cloud-based technologies have stimulated the demand for software-defined anything.

Global Software-Defined Anything Market: Competitive Landscape

Leading vendors are focusing on making innovations in software-defined infrastructures to make their product offerings more alluring to end consumers. Key market players are adopting mergers and acquisitions as the major strategy to expand their presence and launching new products to consolidate their shares across major regions. Prominent players operating in the market include Microsoft Corp., IBM Corp, Cisco Systems, Inc., EMC Corp., VMware, Inc, Citrix Systems, Inc., NEC Corp., and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Co.

The study presents a granular assessment and quantitative evaluation of:

  • Key growth factors and prominent trends
  • Size and share of key segments in overall market
  • Key challenges and winning imperatives
  • Factors shaping competitive landscape
  • Insights into how contours of market will change in coming years
  • Technological advances
  • New avenues and imminent investment pockets
  • Regulatory landscape shaping current and future strategies of companies

The region-wise assessment includes market dynamics in:

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • The Middle East and Africa

The study is prepared with the help of an extensive primary and secondary research. Primary research includes but not limited to interactions, interviews, surveys, and events. Opinions of policy makers and industry experts are carefully integrated into the insights to complement primary research. Volumes of secondary data gleaned through renowned paid sources, annual statements, reputed journals, and government documents offer insights into current dynamics and key evolution trajectories the market is likely to assume. The research employs various industry-wide analytics methods and well-established methodologies to ascertain the attractiveness of key segments. Further, it evaluates the lucrativeness of key regions and factors underlying their maturity. The insights notably include a detailed analysis of forces behind vendor differentiation and offers insight into investment-decision making by prominent players.

The report strives to enlighten businesses and industry stakeholders on multiple facets of the growth dynamic of the market, the key of which include answers to:

  • Which key factors will shape the competitive landscape?
  • Which trends will stimulate research and development activities in different geographies?
  • Which are the lucrative growth areas and what is the size of potential they are likely contribute to the overall market?
  • Which disruptions in market growth are likely to come with the new business models?
  • Which are some of the recent overhauls in policies that may change the course of the market significantly?
  • Which are the geographies that will form sizable sources of new streams to new and established players alike?
  • How are top players likely to realign their strategy to counter the forces of competition?
  • Which key strategies emerging players are likely to focus on to consolidate their position?
  • Which changes in end-user preferences might affect the status quo held by the leading players?
  • Which are some of the game-changing innovations influencing the projected share and revenue of the market and its segments?

Note: Utmost care has invariably been taken to present data and arrive at statistics at all the TMR Research reports. Meanwhile, some recent developments and new industry trends may take time to be included in the reports.