Middle East and Africa Application Container Market, By Offering (Container Data Management & Orchestration, Container Monitoring & Security, Container Networking, Consultation, and Others), Deployment Mode (Public Cloud, Private Cloud/On Premise, and Hybrid Cloud), Enterprise Size (Small Enterprise, Medium Enterprise, and Large Enterprise), Application (Collaboration, Modernization, Production, and Others), Vertical (IT & Telecommunication, BFSI, Retail & E-commerce, Healthcare & Lifesciences, Education, Media & Entertainment, and Others) Industry Trends and Forecast to 2030.
Middle East and Africa Application Container Market Analysis and Size
An application container is an optional, user-created CDB component that stores data and metadata for one or more application back ends. A CDB includes zero or more application containers. Within an application container, an application is the named, versioned set of common data and metadata stored in the application root. In this context of an application container, the term "application" means "master application definition." For example, the application might include definitions of tables, views, and packages.
Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the application container market is expected to reach the value of USD 2,713,904.63 thousand by 2030, at a CAGR of 30.2% during the forecast period. "Container Data Management & Orchestration" accounts for the largest offering segment in the application container market due to rapid developments in technological pathways to commercialize the use of application containers. The application container market report also covers pricing analysis, patent analysis, and technological advancements in depth.
2023 to 2030
2021 (Customizable to 2020 - 2015)
Revenue in USD Thousand, Volumes in Thousand Units, Pricing in USD
By Offering (Container Data Management & Orchestration, Container Monitoring & Security, Container Networking, Consultation, and Others), Deployment Mode (Public Cloud, Private Cloud/On Premise, and Hybrid Cloud), Enterprise Size (Small Enterprise, Medium Enterprise, and Large Enterprise), Application (Collaboration, Modernization, Production, and Others), Vertical (IT & Telecommunication, BFSI, Retail & E-commerce, Healthcare & Lifesciences, Education, Media & Entertainment, and Others).
South Africa, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Israel, Egypt, and rest of Middle East and Africa.
Market Players Covered
IBM Corporation, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc), Oracle, D2iQ, Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Google LLC, Mirantis, Inc., Portainer, Joyent, Broadcom, Docker Inc., VMware, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Puppet, Inc., Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Atos SE, Virtuozzo, SUSE, Palo Alto Networks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, WEAVEWORKS and Portworx among others.
Application container is a stand-alone, all-in-one package for software applications. The software application offers dependency for different business operations, including application binaries and hardware components. The containerized application includes various features such as data management, monitoring, networking, and consultation. These features can be deployed through various deployment modes for collaboration or the modernization of business operations. This software enables end-user organizations to enhance their core competencies such as security, network connectivity, customer relationships, and end-to-end services monitoring, optimizing resource utilization and saving operating costs.
Application Container Market Dynamics
This section deals with understanding the market drivers, advantages, opportunities, restraints, and challenges. All of this is discussed in detail below:
- Rise in Volume of Organizational Data
Organizational data describe organizations' central characteristics, including internal processes, structures, corporate actions, employee statistics, and many others. Nowadays, documentation of existing information of an organization is in huge demand. This documentation is not done through traditional methods but in a modern way that is stored in soft copy rather than on paper. The documentation of each organization's process has been common in recent years because it is associated with many benefits for different cases, such as hiring strategy, market intelligence, industry overviews, and many others. Organizational data can also support and inform monitoring efforts by building news feeds of important events and helping spot trends within companies.
- Surging Number of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) are independent firms with fewer employees and play a major role in economic growth. Moreover, SMEs contribute 60% to 70% of employment in most countries. As larger firms are downsizing and outsourcing, the function has increased revenue growth for SMEs.
Furthermore, these firms have traditionally focused on domestic markets, but others are going Middle East and Africa. In the Middle East and Africa such SMEs are mostly due to inter-firm linkages and clusters. However, networking allows SMEs to combine with greater organizations, but the data and business operations need to be digital and integrated.
- Rise in the Adoption of Cloud-Based Technology
Digitalization is one of the boosting factors for cloud deployment of business operations, which has a wide range of benefits and requires proper maintenance and additional equipment and infrastructure to manage the working system properly. Thus, this process includes managing collected data, saving, processing, analyzing, sharing, and implementing many more operations. However, digitalization simplifies and automates the core working operations of the business but creates a need for advanced technology and infrastructure.
- Rise in the Container Management Trends
Container management is associated with various benefits and is operated through IT admins in organizations that can start, stop, and restart the working of the containers. Thus, it includes orchestration and schedulers, security tools, storage, virtual network management systems, and monitoring.
The container management system automates orchestration, log management, monitoring, networking, load balancing, testing, and secrets management. Such benefits will support the organizations' work process as such advantages boost the usage of container management solutions.
- Lack of Skilled Workforce and Technological Expertise
Moreover, the experts must understand the working process and integration technology with business processes. The process improvement through the application container involves data management, inputting the data, and analyzing based on a pre-scheduled set of formulas developed in the software based on users and project requirements.
The major problem associated with the application container is the proper data management by the user or the professional assigned to manage the application-related data. Managing the software by the user requires a set of skills that helps handle the software's related data properly. The application containerization involves strategic management and planning, critical technical skills that the users need to develop and excel in achieving the organizational goals.
Post-COVID-19 Impact on Application Container Market
COVID-19 significantly impacted the application container market as almost every country has opted for the shutdown for every production facility except those producing essential goods. The government has taken some strict actions, such as shutting down the production and sale of non-essential goods, blocking international trade, and many more to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The only business dealing with this pandemic is the essential services allowed to open and run the processes.
The growth of the Middle East and Africa application container market is increasing as automation in the automotive sector has increased the demand for various application container-related products. These services are widely used in data monitoring and storing data on cloud platforms. Hence, growing technological advancements in analytical tools over the forecast period. However, factors such as high chances of emergency for application container sprawl restrain the market growth. The shutdown of production facilities during the pandemic situation has had a significant impact on the market.
Service providers are making various strategic decisions to bounce back post-COVID-19. The players are conducting multiple research and development activities to improve the technology involved in the application container. The companies will bring advanced and accurate controllers to the market.
- In November 2022, Datadog reported on the rise in Kubernetes container management system adoption. Today, nearly half of container organizations run Kubernetes to deploy and manage containers in a growing ecosystem.
- In March 2022, ABSL found the boom in digitalization and modern technologies, increasing the need for data analytics. Data analytics is often used for technological decisions, finding new market strategies, and growth opportunities for the business.
Middle East and Africa Application Container Market Scope
The Middle East and Africa application container market is segmented based on offering, deployment mode, enterprise size, application, and vertical. The growth amongst these segments will help you analyze major growth segments in the industries and provide the users with a valuable market overview and market insights to help them make strategic decisions for identifying core market applications.
- Container Data Management & Orchestration
- Container Monitoring & Security
- Container Networking
On the basis of offering, the Middle East and Africa application container market is segmented into container data management & orchestration, container monitoring & security, container networking, consultation, and others.
- Public Cloud
- Private Cloud/On Premise
- Hybrid Cloud
On the basis of deployment mode, the Middle East and Africa application container market has been segmented into public cloud, private cloud/on premise, and hybrid cloud.
- Large Enterprise
- Medium Enterprise
- Small Enterprise
On the basis of enterprise size, the Middle East and Africa application container market has been segmented into large enterprise, medium enterprise, and small enterprise.
On the basis of application, the Middle East and Africa application container market has been segmented into collaboration, modernization, production, and others.
- IT & Telecommunication
- Retail & E-commerce,
- Healthcare & Lifesciences
- Media & Entertainment
On the basis of vertical, the Middle East and Africa application container market has been segmented into IT & Telecommunication, BFSI, retail & e-commerce, healthcare & lifesciences, education, media & entertainment, and others.
Application Container Market Regional Analysis/Insights
The application container market is analyzed, and market size insights and trends are provided by country, offering, deployment mode, enterprise size, application, and vertical, as referenced above.
The countries covered in the Middle East and Africa application container market report are South Africa, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E., Israel, Egypt, and the rest of the Middle East and Africa.
Saudi Arabia dominates the Middle East and Africa due to continuously increasing financial investments in container technology.
The country section of the report also provides individual market-impacting factors and market regulation changes that impact the market's current and future trends. Data points like downstream and upstream value chain analysis, technological trends, porter's five forces analysis, and case studies are some of the pointers used to forecast the market scenario for individual countries. Also, the presence and availability of Middle East and African brands and their challenges faced due to large or scarce competition from local and domestic brands, the impact of domestic tariffs, and trade routes are considered while providing forecast analysis of the country data.
Competitive Landscape and Application Container Market Share Analysis
The application container market competitive landscape provides details of a competitor. Details included are company overview, company financials, revenue generated, market potential, investment in research and development, new market initiatives, Middle East and Africa presence, production sites and facilities, production capacities, company strengths and weaknesses, product launch, product width and breadth, and application dominance. The above data points are only related to the companies focus on the application container market.
Some of the major players operating in the application container market are IBM Corporation, Microsoft, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc), Oracle, D2iQ, Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Google LLC, Mirantis, Inc., Portainer, Joyent, Broadcom, Docker Inc., VMware, Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., Puppet, Inc., Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson, Atos SE, Virtuozzo, SUSE, Palo Alto Networks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP, WEAVEWORKS and Portworx among others.