Staying connected: Small and medium-sized businesses require more complex websites, boosting industry revenue

The Internet Hosting Services industry has benefited from surging business demand for an online presence over the five years to 2018, as an increasing amount of commerce is being conducted online. Increasing internet penetration and the proliferation of mobile devices has changed the way that consumers discover and transact with businesses, leading to greater demand for industry services from small and medium-sized businesses. As a result, the industry has fared well during the period, While industry competition is high, providing services is relatively straightforward. Industry concentration is rising as larger, publicly listed companies acquire smaller brands to boost subscriber numbers. Industry revenue is expected to grow over the five years to 2023...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The level of expertise needed to manage large data centers will increase as web hosting technology becomes more complex
  • The industry’s largest players are well-positioned to take advantage of rising demand
  • Operators are expected to increasingly migrate to cloud hosting services
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Hosting services account for the bulk of industry revenue and are generally classified into three hosting types: dedicated, virtual and shared. Additionally, industry operators bundle auxiliary product and service offerings into three categories, including website builder products, installable website applications and business add-on features, such as e-mail and security features.Hosting servicesHosting services, which are expected to account for 69.2% of total industry sales in 2018, are generally classified into three types, dedicated hosting, virtual hosting and shared hosting. These services are dependent on the needs and demands of the client...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, e-mail 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
  • Downstream demand increases
  • Major players offer more services
  • 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, e-mail 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
  • Bandwidth
  • Storage capacity
  • Customer service and name recognition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Internet Hosting Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    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 (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Corporate profit (2009-2023)

  • 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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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    The Internet Hosting Services market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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