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Demand for the Internet Hosting Services industry grew substantially over the past five years due to high demand from companies hoping to expand their web presence. This trend is expected to continue in the five years to 2022. As the technology required to process and host websites becomes increasingly complex, the level of expertise needed to effectively manage large data centers will increase. Small and medium-sized businesses will require more complex websites that serve both desktop, mobile and tablet interfaces, meaning they are likely to require value-added website design and management services from industry operators in addition to web hosting...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry concentration is rising as larger, publicly listed companies acquire smaller brands to grow subscriber numbers
  • Despite rising revenue, industry profit margins have stagnated
  • As businesses migrate toward more sophisticated websites, industry operators will benefit
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The West, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic have the largest share of industry establishments. The West, for example, is expected to account for 22.3% of total industry establishments in 2017. California, which accounts for an estimated 15.4% of industry establishments and Washington (3.9%) are both home to large technology hubs. Industry operators located in these regions tend to be relatively small, reflecting the entrepreneurial nature of the industry. In addition, web-hosting companies located in the West benefit from proximity and talent. Many of the employees, management and business owners in the Internet Hosting Services industry have worked in complimentary information technology industries. Hir...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Internet Hosting Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Internet Hosting Services Industry are

  • Experienced work force
  • Having marketing expertise
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Internet traffic volume in the Internet Hosting Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Internet Hosting Services Industry?

    This industry provides internet hosting services to third parties. These services most commonly take the form of website hosting, where industry operators provide leased server space and internet connectivity to individuals and organizations to make their websites accessible over the internet. Operators also provide application-specific services, such as email application hosting and game hosting.

    Industry Products
  • Hosting services
  • Website builder products
  • Security, email and business features
  • Installed website applications
  • Industry Activities
  • Dedicated website hosting
  • Shared hosting
  • Application-specific hosting
  • Providing website building, security and value-added features
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Internet traffic volume
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Prime rate

  • Current Performance
  • Major players offer more services
  • Profit margins
  • Acquisitions and industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Faster speeds and more storage
  • Cloud hosting gains traction
  • Industry globalization accelerates
  • Tempered industry participation
  • Inventive cost cutting
  • Table: Internet Hosting Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Internet Hosting Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Retail Trade
  • Other Services (except Public Administration)
  • Public Administration
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Operating Systems & Productivity Software Publishing
  • Software Publishing
  • Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing
  • Wired Telecommunications Carriers

  • Products & Services
  • Hosting services
  • Website builder products
  • Security, email and business features
  • Installed website applications
  • Chart: Internet Hosting Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individuals, nonemployers and businesses with less than five employe
  • Businesses with between five and 20 employees
  • Businesses with 20 to 500 employees
  • Businesses with more than 500 employees
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Internet Hosting Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesDepreciationMarketingRent and utilities and other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Internet Hosting Services

  • Basis of Competition
    BandwidthStorage capacityCustomer service and name recognition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Internet Hosting Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    GoDaddy Inc., Web.com Group Inc., Endurance International Group Inc.,
  • Table: GoDaddy Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Web.com Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Endurance International Group Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Internet Hosting Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Internet Hosting Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Corporate profit (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • A one-way internet connection at speeds in excess of 200 Kbps.
  • Data Center
  • A facility in which computer and storage systems are housed.
  • Social Network
  • A category of website that is primarily used for communication and sharing with other members.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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