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Global Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) Market 2014-2018

DUBLIN, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. 

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The analysts forecast the Global Software Defined Data Center market to grow at a CAGR of 97.48 percent over the period 2014-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for cloud computing. The Global Software Defined Data Center market has also been witnessing the increasing growth of structured and unstructured data. However, the uncertainty in the market due to early adoption stages of SDDC could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. 

The report, the Global Software Defined Data Center Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Software Defined Data Center market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Enterprises are witnessing rapid increases in data growth especially in unstructured data volume. Structured data has a pre-defined data structure whereas unstructured data has no specific internal data structure. Examples of structured data include databases such as IBM's DB2 and Oracle Database. 

Examples of unstructured data include documents, audio files, and video files. Enterprise applications generate large volumes of information, and this is expected to continue in the future. The majority of corporate data sources include data generated from enterprise applications, along with newly generated cloud-based data, social network data, and device data. 

This data must be accessible as part of or as an extension to the corporate information framework, and it should be made available for analysis and decision making in an easy and secure way. This results in an increase in the significance of effectively managing storage resources.

According to the report, among the numerous growth drivers for the Global SDDC market, increasing demand of cloud computing is the major growth driver. Cloud services help in cost-effective performance and increase productivity. Enterprises are increasingly embracing both public and private cloud computing services.

Key Topics Covered: 

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Geographical Segmentation

08. Buying Criteria

09. Market Growth Drivers

10. Drivers and their Impact

11. Market Challenges

12. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

13. Market Trends

14. Trends and their Impact

15. Vendor Landscape

16. Key Vendor Analysis

17. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • AT&T Inc.
  • Adara Networks Inc.
  • Arista Networks Inc.
  • Big Switch Networks Inc.
  • Broadcom Corp.
  • Brocade Communications Systems Inc.
  • Chipstart LLC
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Citrix Systems Inc.
  • Cumulus Networks Inc.
  • Dell Inc.
  • Deutsche Telekom AG
  • Embrane Inc.
  • Enterasys Networks Inc.
  • Extreme Networks Inc.
  • Google Inc.
  • Hewlett-Packard Co.
  • IBM Corp.
  • IP Infusion
  • Infoblox Inc.
  • Intel Corp.
  • Juniper Networks Inc.
  • Linerate Systems
  • Metaswitch Networks
  • Midokura
  • NEC Corp.
  • NTT Communications Corp.
  • Netgear Inc.
  • Netronome Systems Inc.
  • PLUMgrid Inc.
  • Pertino Networks
  • Pica8 Inc.
  • Plexxi Inc.
  • Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson
  • Varmour Networks Inc.
  • Vello Systems
  • Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Vyatta Inc.
  • VMware Inc.

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