Tuesday, August 11, 2009

AccuStream Research: CDN Account Growth at 23.3% in 2009, Revenue up by 16.4%

AccuStream Research: CDN Account Growth at 23.3% in 2009, Revenue up by 16.4%

SALINAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CDNs (Content Delivery Networks) are achieving another year of double-digit growth in 2009, writing new contracts at a 23.3% pace above 2008, powering top line revenue forecasts up 16.4% to $1.37 billion across the segment.

The U.S. market currently generates an estimated 55.8% of the global CDN total, though international traffic is now increasing at a faster rate than its domestic counterpart, according to an industry report by AccuStream Research.

The report, CDN 2010: Revenue, R & D, Cap Ex and Operational Analytics provides comprehensive market performance metrics for each CDN, including MRR, total accounts, revenue, servers, cap ex, R & D initiatives, share of and penetration into video content verticals (pro video views by site and category), video advertising, Internet radio and UGV.

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Of the 22.5 billion professional video views served in 2009, Akamai delivered 31.9%, Limelight Networks 12% and Level 3 11.2%.

2 comments:

kanga said...

Okay, just checking to see if I am reading this right... AKAM delivers very roughly 1/3 of the global CDN??

Thanks

Paolo said...

1/3 as far as video is concerned, and that's just a part of what CDNs deliver.

Akamai has always claimed to deliver a substantial slice of web traffic, in excess of 10%.

ciao...