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Worldwide Container as a Service (CaaS) Market – Drivers, Opportunities, Trends, and Forecasts: 2016–2023

  • ID: 4092023
  • Report
  • February 2017
  • Region: Global
  • 144 pages
  • Infoholic Research LLP
Worldwide Container As a Service (Caas) Market to Grow at a CAGR of 34.8% During the Forecast Period 2017-2023 to Aggregate $4,208.1 Million By 2023


  • Amazon
  • ContainerShip Inc
  • DH2i
  • Gaint Swarm
  • HPE
  • Joyent Inc
  • MORE
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The containers have been introduced over more than a decade ago. At present, it is becoming the hottest trend in data center virtualization. In early days, most of the software applications used to run on a separate operating system (OS), but now the new feature of containers enables all the components to run on the single OS. Container as a Service (CaaS) is the cloud provider’s container support service, which provides users with container engines, orchestration, and the computational resources to run an application on a server. It is placed between IaaS and PaaS. The container provides isolation of application, microservices, and their configuration from the underlying OS. The major software companies such as Amazon, Google, and IBM are already in the market and are investing in the growth of the technology.

Market Analysis:
The “Worldwide Container as a Service Market” is estimated to witness a CAGR of 34.48% during the forecast period 2016–2023. The CaaS market is analyzed based on four segments – application, deployment, verticals, and regions. Transition to a hybrid cloud and faster & flexible deployment are the main reasons to switch to CaaS. The microservices and cost savings are some of the factors driving the market. The container market is emerging and better tools are being developed, which would likely lead to increased adoption of CaaS in the next 5 years.

Regional Analysis:
According to the region analysis, the report is segmented into Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East & Africa; and major countries in each region have been analyzed. The Americas is set to be the leading region for the CaaS market growth followed by Europe for the technology adoption. Asia Pacific and MEA are set to be the emerging regions. The MEA market revenue is expected to reach $122.5 million by 2023.

Vertical Analysis:
The major verticals covered are BFSI, retail, media & entertainment, healthcare, IT & telecom, travel & tourism, education, and government. Globally, the industry players are showing interest towards CaaS. The technology is already being incorporated and is widely accepted in IT & telecom, retail and BFSI sectors majorly due to the organization’s shift towards hybrid cloud ecosystem. The IT & telecom industry is set to be the leading vertical after retail. The market revenue for IT & telecom and retail is expected to reach $1,127.3 million and $653.9 million, respectively by 2023.

Key Players:
Microsoft, Cisco System, Google, VMware, IBM, Amazon Web Service (AWS), HPE, Docker, CoreOS, Mesosphere, Joyent, Giant Swarm, DH2i, ContainerShip, Kyup, and SaltStack.

Competitive Analysis:
The CaaS market is becoming a demanding technology. There are huge business opportunities where a lot of new players are entering the market and are collaborating with large players in providing various products and services. Especially, new start-ups are coming with new products/services in the market and they are expecting to see a double-digit growth in the upcoming years. In this space, collaboration and merger & acquisition activities are expected to continue.

The report provides an in-depth analysis of the container as a service market aiming to bring down the operational cost for the enterprises. The report provides a detailed analysis of the CaaS in terms of application, deployment, verticals, and regions. With that, key stakeholders can know about the major trends, drivers, investments, vertical player’s initiatives, and government initiatives towards the CaaS adoption in the upcoming years. From the other end, the report provides details about the major challenges that are going to impact on the market growth. Furthermore, the report gives the complete details about the key business opportunities to key stakeholders to expand their business and capture the revenue in the market. This will help the key stakeholders to analyze before investing or expanding the business in this market.
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  • Amazon
  • ContainerShip Inc
  • DH2i
  • Gaint Swarm
  • HPE
  • Joyent Inc
  • MORE
1 Industry Outlook
1.1 Industry Overview
1.2 Industry Trends
1.3 PEST Analysis

2 Report Outline
2.1 Report Scope
2.2 Report Summary
2.3 Research Methodology
2.4 Report Assumptions

3 Market Snapshot
3.1 Total Addressable Market (TAM)
3.2 Segmented Addressable Market (SAM)
3.3 Related Markets
3.3.1 Virtual Machine (VM)
3.3.2 Cloud Data Center

4 Market Outlook
4.1 Overview
4.2 Market Trends
4.3 Market Definition
4.4 Market Segmentation
4.5 CaaS Architecture
4.6 Evolution
4.7 CaaS Value Chain
4.8 Porter 5 (Five) Forces

5 Market Characteristics
5.1 Functionality of CaaS
5.2 CaaS: Advantages and Disadvantages
5.3 Need for CaaS
5.4 Adoption Strategies of Containers
5.5 Technology Automated by Container Vendors
5.6 Organizations Running Container Technologies in Production (%)
5.7 Organizations Running Container Technologies in Non-Production (%)
5.8 Container Technologies in Use (%)
5.9 Future Investment in Tools
5.10 Market Dynamics
5.10.1 Drivers Lightweight and portability Effective resource utilization and isolation Increase in developer efficiency and support microservices Transition to hybrid model Rapid deployment
5.10.2 Restraints Security threats Complex container creation process Low flexibility in OS
5.10.3 Opportunities New business opportunities for SMEs Enhancement of networking capabilities Increase in collaboration and investment
5.10.4 DRO - Impact Analysis

6 Application
6.1 Overview
6.1.1 Orchestration
6.1.2 Monitoring & Logging
6.1.3 Security
6.1.4 Storage & Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
6.1.5 Networking & Data Management
6.1.6 Others

7 Deployment Model
7.1 Overview
7.2 Deployment Model - Container as a Service
7.2.1 Public Cloud
7.2.2 Private Cloud
7.2.3 Hybrid Cloud

8 Verticals
8.1 Overview
8.1.1 IT & Telecom
8.1.2 BFSI
8.1.3 Healthcare
8.1.4 Education
8.1.5 Media & Entertainment
8.1.6 Retail
8.1.7 Travel & Tourism
8.1.8 Government
8.1.9 Others

9 Region
9.1 Overview
9.1.1 Americas US Canada Brazil
9.1.2 Europe Germany UK France Netherlands
9.1.3 Asia Pacific China Australia South Korea Japan
9.1.4 Middle East & Africa (MEA)

10 Competitive Landscape
10.1 Overview
10.1.1 Vendors Assessment Google Amazon Microsoft IBM HPE Cisco System VMware
10.2 Vendor Comparison Based on Tools

11 Vendor Profile
11.1 Microsoft Corp.
11.1.1 Overview
11.1.2 Business Unit
11.1.3 Geographic Revenue
11.1.4 Business Focus
11.1.5 SWOT Analysis
11.1.6 Business Strategy
11.2 Cisco Systems Inc.
11.2.1 Overview
11.2.2 Business Unit
11.2.3 Geographic Revenue
11.2.4 Business Focus
11.2.5 SWOT Analysis
11.2.6 Business Strategy
11.3 IBM Corp.
11.3.1 Overview
11.3.2 Business Unit
11.3.3 Geographic Revenue
11.3.4 Business Focus
11.3.5 SWOT Analysis
11.3.6 Business Strategy
11.4 Google Inc.
11.4.1 Overview
11.4.2 Business Unit
11.4.3 Geographic Revenue
11.4.4 Business Focus
11.4.5 SWOT Analysis
11.4.6 Business Strategy
11.5 VMware Inc.
11.5.1 Overview
11.5.2 Business Unit
11.5.3 Geographic Revenue
11.5.4 Business Focus
11.5.5 SWOT Analysis
11.5.6 Business Strategy
11.6 Amazon Web Service (AWS)
11.6.1 Overview
11.6.2 Business Unit
11.6.3 Geographic Revenue
11.6.4 Business Focus
11.6.5 SWOT Analysis
11.6.6 Business Strategy
11.7 HPE
11.7.1 Overview
11.7.2 Business Unit
11.7.3 Geographic Revenue
11.7.4 Business Focus
11.7.5 SWOT Analysis
11.7.6 Business Strategy
11.8 Other Predominant Vendors
11.8.1 Mesosphere Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Presence Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy
11.8.2 CoreOS Overview Business Unit Geographic Presence Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy
11.8.3 Joyent Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Presence Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy
11.8.4 Docker Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Presence Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy
11.8.5 Red Hat Inc. Overview Business Unit Geographic Revenue Business Focus SWOT Analysis Business Strategy

12 Companies to Watch For
12.1 Giant Swarm
12.1.1 Overview
12.1.2 Giant Swarm Market
12.1.3 Giant Swarm in CaaS
12.2 DH2i
12.2.1 Overview
12.2.2 DH2i Market
12.2.3 DH2i in CaaS
12.3 ContainerShip, Inc.
12.3.1 Overview
12.3.2 ContainerShip Market
12.3.3 ContainerShip in CaaS
12.4 Kyup
12.4.1 Overview
12.4.2 Kyup Market
12.4.3 Kyup in CaaS
12.5 SaltStack
12.5.1 Overview
12.5.2 SaltStack Market
12.5.3 SaltStack in CaaS
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  • Amazon
  • Cisco System
  • ContainerShip Inc
  • CoreOS
  • DH2i
  • Docker Inc
  • Gaint Swarm
  • Google
  • HPE
  • IBM
  • Joyent Inc
  • Kyup
  • Mesosphere Inc
  • Microsoft
  • Red Hat Inc
  • SaltStack
  • VMware
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