Application Delivery Controller Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Development Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

Report ID: GMI3728

Summary Methodology

Application Delivery Controller Market size is expected to grow over the coming years owing to increased internet traffic and growing cybersecurity threats such as distributed denial-of-service. These devices play a vital role in managing and optimizing network security by using techniques such as intrusion prevention, web application firewall, and firewall load balancing. It makes the application secure and safe with its function of application data security. This equipment is installed in a data center between firewall and application servers and enhances the performance of applications delivered over Wide Area Network (WAN), augmenting the application delivery controller market.

The increasing adoption of data centers by large organizations and SMEs serves as the growth driver in the application delivery controller market. Most of the users of this equipment are large enterprises and its demand in these enterprises is growing rapidly. Large establishments implement large data centers, which require this equipment for several important functions such as advanced traffic management, application & data center acceleration, network application, and data security. The importance of this equipment in the application delivery controller market is increasing with the increase in the threat of data misuse and data theft. The major role of this device is to speed up the delivery of data and information from data centers to application servers. It improves and manages client’s machines and connects it to the web or enterprise application servers. In performing this function, data transmission between application servers and clients’ machine is handled by this equipment by speeding up the process.


Several emerging advancements in the application delivery controller market such as software-defined networking and software-defined storage will cater to the wide area of industry and provide opportunities to manufacturers to create enormous demand in the market. In this software-defined architecture, services which are deployed both in networking and storage are virtualized. Virtual or software-based equipment is predicted to have a high growth potential over the forecast period in the application delivery controller market. The evolution of virtual, software-centric, geographically dispersed, and highly mobile datacenter to the enterprise data center, which is hardware and location-based is the major trend in the market. Several advantages of software-based application controllers such as upfront cost, the total cost of ownership, agility, and modularity are the key benefits of this segment over the hardware segment. The hardware-based controller will be highly irrelevant as the software-defined and cloud-enabled data center will grow its presence across several industries.

The increasing adoption of data centers in the banking sector, vulnerable to cyber-attacks and security threat is contributing significantly to the application delivery controller market. Many banks and financial institutions are focusing on digital documents instead of conventional paper documents for efficient data management. Banks and financial institutions possess sensitive and crucial data that require a high level of security. Additionally, as the accumulation of customer data is moving to the virtual platform, BFSI end-user is becoming a key user of data center technology. A reliable data center guarantees high-quality safety and security of data. Also, a rise in the number of online transactions has led to the demand for high-speed data transfers proliferating the application of the delivery controller market.

The telecommunication sector comprising the broadband internet, fixed telephone, and other wireless applications is fueling the application delivery controller market. Data center is the supporting backbone of the telecom industry. There is an exponential growth in mobile data traffic due to increasing smartphone adoption. There is a need for expanding the existing data center infrastructure. Southeast Asia is witnessing growth in the IT and telecommunication sector. Advanced traffic management function of this equipment is the major factor driving the growth and opportunity of the market. Optimizing the delivery and routing of individual data types to the resources effectively in minimum time frame is the major role of this equipment in traffic management.

High market prices of this equipment are the factor, which is restraining the application delivery controller market. The reason behind the increase in prices of this equipment is the high manufacturing cost associated with it and limitations in technological substitutes of this equipment. Major players in the market are focusing on developing advanced technological substitutes, which would be cost-effective and efficient in its use. With an increase in technological advancements and high availability of substitutes, the major restraint of the market can be changed to an opportunity.

North America is expected to grow substantially in the coming years with a rise in the demand and requirements for this equipment in the application delivery controller market. The increase in the demand for the virtual/online based delivery controller in this region is the major driver for its growth and development in the market. The increasing number of companies, their requirements for a web-based application, and the increasing demand for the protection from data theft are several opportunities in the market. The demand for consumer electronic products in this region is also providing the demand for application and data security, acceleration, and traffic management, accelerating industry growth.

The key players in the application delivery controller market are KEMP Technologies, Radware Ltd., Brocade Communications Systems Inc., Fortinet Inc, A10 Networks Inc., Array Networks Inc, Juniper Networks, Inc., Citrix Systems, F5 Networks Inc, Oracle Corporation, Juniper Networks, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Aryaka Networks, Dell Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Riverbed Technology, Blue Coat Systems, Verizon, Radware, Barracuda Networks, VMware, and Network Instruments. These players are competing based on the demand, requirements, and specifications of their customers. They adopt several marketing strategies to attract their customers and increase their customer base such as new product development, market penetration, and product differentiation in the market.

Application delivery controller market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD million from 2015 to 2025 for the following segments:

Application Delivery Controller Market by Deployment Type

  • Software /Virtual
  • Hardware

 Application Delivery Controller Market by Enterprises Size

  • Large enterprises
  •  SMEs

 Application Delivery Controller Market by End-use

  • Retail
  • IT & Telecom
  • BFSI
  • Healthcare
  • Government

The above information has been provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • Europe
  • UK
  • Germany
  • France
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • India
  • Latin America
  • Brazil
  • Mexico
  • Middle East & Africa (MEA)
  • Saudi Arabia


What Information does this report contain?

Historical data coverage: 2016 to 2020; Growth Projections: 2021 to 2027.
Expert analysis: industry, governing, innovation and technological trends; factors impacting development; drawbacks, SWOT.
6-7 year performance forecasts: major segments covering applications, top products and geographies.
Competitive landscape reporting: market leaders and important players, competencies and capacities of these companies in terms of production as well as sustainability and prospects.

Customize this Report

Pre Book Now

Need a Discount? Get in touch with us for special pricing

Request Discount

Our Market Research Reports Include:

  • Market snapshot
  • Market Segmentation
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Growth Dynamics
  • Potential Market Opportunities
  • Regulatory Overview
  • Technology Evolution
  • Innovation & Sustainability

 Connect with our sales team

Chat with us
We use cookies to enhance user experience. (Privacy Policy) X