Video Infrastructure: $45 Billion by 2016

New data from Synergy Research Group indicates that the videoinfrastructure market generated revenues of $32 billion for technology vendors in 2011, a figure that the research house expects to grow by more than 7% per year to $45 billion by 2016.

Strong growth is expected in content management and distribution (comprising content delivery networks, media data centers and content management related software), which is expected to become a $23 billion market by 2016. Revenue from professional services related to video infrastructure is also expected to show strong growth, while the content acquisition and preparation segment is expected to grow 5% per year. Revenues from client hardware and software segment (comprised primarily of set-top boxes, residential gateways and associated software) are expected to remain relatively flat at around $14 billion per year.
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