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Application Delivery Controller Market Size, Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Development Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2022 – 2028

  • Report ID: GMI3728

Application Delivery Controller Market size is projected to experience substantial growth from 2021 to 2027 due to the higher penetration of data centers in large organizations and SMEs. The rapid spike in cloud applications together with the rise in internet-enabled devices has given way to the increasing number of cybersecurity threats and distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.

Application delivery controllers are mainly parts of networking elements within a data center that offer security and access to applications at peak times.

The growing obligation for traditional load balancing along with optimum availability, speed, and security in internet-based applications is a prominent growth driver for the market. However, the increasing government regulations and rise in network issues in cloud deployment might impede the product demand spurt.

Virtual application delivery controller market, with regards to deployment type, will witness an appreciable rise, owing to increasing preference on account of affordability and enhanced IT agility. Factors such as network and application innovations, along with the higher need for simplified infrastructure, and increased productivity will additionally lead to the industry expansion.

On the basis of organization size, the market size from SMEs will gain positive impetus through 2027 led by the mounting IT infrastructure investments and the rising data traffic in the cloud. The constant emphasis of these enterprises on migrating from on-premises to a cloud platform is an ideal driver playing a crucial role in this market space. The paradigm shift to advanced ADC technology from manual load balancing techniques in SMEs will also favor the industry progression.

The IT & telecom sector is anticipated to record a significant market share driven by considerable advancements in the wireless telecom sector. Other than offering multi-cloud support, SSL offloading, visibility, TCP optimizations, and application analytics, the application delivery controllers limit the IT issues pertaining to data security and privacy regulation compliance. The rising presence in server firewalls and network security systems will enhance the industry outlook.

Asia Pacific application delivery controllers market is set to generate significant gains with higher technological advancements and the surge in government funding on IT and IT-enabled services. The burgeoning number of connected devices, the elevating internet traffic levels along with rising preference for virtualization have increased the scope of cloud-based applications. There has been a rise in various infrastructure development initiatives for enhancing the performance of web-based services. The growing count of small-sized and medium-sized businesses in the region, the swelling adoption of infrastructure-as-a-service solutions, and the increasing popularity of workstation flexibility are some of the other drivers responsible for the regional growth.

Leading application delivery controller providers are constantly coming up with inorganic strategies, including partnerships, mergers, and acquisitions, along with novel product launches to expand their portfolio and customer base while attaining competitive edges.

For instance, in June 2019, VMware announced its plans of purchasing Avi Networks, a leading application delivery controller startup, in an undisclosed deal. This move helped the firm in delivering the industry’s only complete SDN stack between Layers 2 through 7 built for the modern multi-cloud era.

F5 Networks Inc, Blue Coat Systems (NortonLifeLock, Thoma Bravo), Juniper Networks, KEMP Technologies, Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (Broadcom Inc), Radware Ltd., Barracuda Networks, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle Corporation, VMware (Dell Technologies), Aryaka Networks, Cisco Systems, Inc., Array Networks Inc., Fortinet Inc, Network Instrument, Riverbed Technology, Citrix Systems, Verizon, and, Dell Inc. (Dell Technologies) are some other prominent business players in the market.

COVID-19 impact on application delivery controller market outlook

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, market saw incredible expansion. This is attributed to the emergence of the work from home directives that necessitated a high-quality user experience for the continually used applications and the rising need for cyber security for protecting customer data and privacy. Apart from ensuring higher availability, rapid failover, and disaster recovery across cloud providers, the application delivery controller (ADCs) were increasingly adopted for performance management and optimizing the traffic across complex environments.

Market research of application delivery controller report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD million from 2021 to 2027 for the following segments:

Market, by Deployment Type

  • Software /Virtual
  • Hardware

 Market, by Enterprises Size

  • Large enterprises
  •  SMEs

 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: 2017 to 2021; Growth Projections: 2022 to 2028.
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.

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