In-Memory Computing (IMC)

In-Memory Computing (IMC) - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Oct 15, 2015, 208 Pages
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GIA-MCP7934

In-Memory Computing (IMC) Market Trends

The global market for In-Memory Computing (IMC) is projected to reach US$12.6 billion by 2020, driven by the increasing emphasis on high-performance computing and real-time analysis and the growing prominence of big data, 64-bit computing systems, multi-core processors, and predictive analysis. Exponential growth in unstructured data such as audio, video, and images, and the growing availability of Meta data including keywords and descriptions are facilitating increased adoption of in-memory computing. Europe represents the largest regional market worldwide. Rapid growth in data volume across all industries in Europe is driving focus on the need for efficient management of such data, thereby stimulating adoption of IMC technology. Asia-Pacific and Latin America are forecast to emerge as the fastest growing regional markets over the analysis period, led by the need to efficiently store, analyze and use data for high-impact decision making. 

Snapshot Summary of Trends & Drivers

  • Data Explosion in Enterprise Networks & Emphasis on High-Performance Computing Drives Growth
  • Real-Time Data Analysis Needs Spur In-Memory Computing Market
  • Expanding Applications in Telecom and Banking & Financial Services Offer Growth Opportunities
  • Continuous Decline in the Cost of RAM Drives the Adoption of IMC Technology
  • Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) ・Key Consumer Cluster
  • High Cost & Scalability Concerns Hamper IMC Adoption

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for In-Memory Computing (IMC) in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 45 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Altibase Corporation
Amazon Web Services
EXASOL AG
Fujitsu Ltd.
Gigaspaces Technologies

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3
       In-Memory Computing (IMC)                                        I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      In-Memory Computing: A Prelude                                    II-1
      IMC: An Indispensable Tool for ‘Big Data’ Management              II-3
       Big data Statistics: Unlocking the Potential of In-Memory
        Computing                                                       II-3
       Data Explosion: Key Statistics on Average Data Generated Per
        Minute on the Internet                                          II-4
       Predictive Analytics as Enabler of Big Data: Opportunities
        for IMC Technology                                              II-4
       Opportunity Indicators                                           II-5
        Table 1: Number of Users Worldwide (in Billions) of
        Internet, Social Networks, and Mobile Devices: 2014E
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-5

        Table 2: Global Bandwidth Usage in Terabytes per Second
        (Tbps) for Years 2010, 2015, 2018 & 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-6

        Table 3: Internet Usage Worldwide by Region (2015): Internet
        Penetration in Percentage for Africa, Central America, North
        America, South America, Asia (Central Asia, East Asia,
        South-East Asia, South Asia), Europe (Eastern Europe,
        Western Europe), Middle East and Oceania (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      II-6

        Table 4: Social Media Penetration Rates (%) Worldwide by
        Geographic Region (2014E) (includes corresponding
        Graph/Chart)                                                    II-7

        Table 5: Worldwide Wireless Data Traffic in Millions of
        Gigabytes per Month for the Years 2012 Through 2018
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            II-7
       A Peek into the Prevalence of Big Data across Industries         II-7
       Cloud: An Emerging Platform for Delivery of Big data
        Technology Solutions                                            II-8
      Real-Time Data Analysis Needs Spur In-Memory Computing Market     II-9
      Applications: The New Growth Avenue for IMC                       II-10
      In-Memory Database Systems (IMDS) - The Paradigm Shift            II-10
      IMDG: Key to Enterprise Integration                               II-12
      In-Memory Computing: An Ideal Option for SMEs                     II-12
      IMC Driving Growth of SaaS Industry                               II-13
      IMDGs Enable Real-Time Intelligence in Operational Systems        II-13
      Next-Generation IMC Technologies Revolutionize Analytics          II-15
      In-Memory Technology Enables Effective Business Intelligence      II-15
      IMC Makes the Dream of Self-Service Business Intelligence a
       Reality                                                          II-17
      IMC Holds Promise for Mobile Analytics                            II-18
       IMC for Mobile Distributed/Cloud Computing                       II-18
      Data centers Shift towards IMC                                    II-18
       Table 6: Global Data Center Traffic in Exabytes for Years
       2014 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-19

       Table 7: Global Data Center Traffic Scenario by Segment
       (2014 & 2018): Percentage Breakdown of Traffic for Cloud and
       Non-Cloud Establishments (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)    II-20
      64-bit Processors Facilitate In-Memory Processing                 II-20
      Multi-core Processors & In-Memory Computing Offer Advantage of
       Performance Improvement                                          II-20
       Table 8: World Multi-core Processors Market by Geographic
       Region (2015 & 2020) - Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues
       by Geographic Region (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)        II-21
      In-Memory in the Cloud: Characterized by Slow Progress            II-22
      Big Data Cloud for In-Memory Data Warehousing                     II-22
      Falling DRAM Costs Favor IMC Market                               II-23
      BLU Acceleration: A Solution for Slow RAM Speeds                  II-23
      MapReduce Engines, SQL Give Way to In-Memory Analytical Engines   II-23
      Major Growth Restraints - A Review                                II-24
       High Cost & Scalability Concerns Hamper Adoption                 II-24
       Lack of Industry Standards                                       II-24
       Migration from Conventional Hardware Solutions to IMC            II-25
       Limited Skilled Personnel                                        II-25

  2. END-USE MARKET: AN OVERVIEW                                        II-26
      In-Memory Computing in Financial Services                         II-26
       How IMC Enhances Analytical Banking                              II-26
       In-Memory Computing Helps Improve Decision Making and Reporting  II-26
       Automation of Risk Analysis                                      II-27
       Benefits of IMC in Insurance                                     II-27
       IMC for Real-time Trading                                        II-27
      IMC Offers New Avenues in Government IT                           II-28
      Enhancing CRM Systems through IMC                                 II-28
      Medical Sector: Achieving Breakthroughs with IMC                  II-29
       IMC Offers Breakthrough Solution for Analysis of Genome
        Sequencing Data                                                 Ii-30
      Supply Chain Management: Increasing Relevance of In-Memory
       Computing                                                        II-31

  3. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE                                              II-32
      SAP HANA: The Preferred In-Memory Solution                        II-32
      SAP HANA Faces Competition from General Purpose IMC Solutions     II-33
      Intel Xeon E7 v3 - Processors in the Spotlight                    II-34

  4. INTRODUCTION TO IN-MEMORY COMPUTING                                II-35
      In-Memory Computing - A Conceptual Definition                     II-35
      In Memory Computing - A Glance at Evolution over the Years        II-35
      Applications of IMC Technology                                    II-36
      Benefits of In-Memory Computing                                   II-36
      Types of In-Memory Computing                                      II-37
       In-Memory Data Grids (IMDG)                                      II-37
       In-Memory Databases (IMDB)                                       II-38
        A Glance at Select IMDS Solutions                               II-38
         Open-Source IMDS Solutions                                     II-38
         Commercial IMDS Solutions                                      II-39
        Design Architectures in In-Memory Database Systems              II-39
         Client/Server Architecture                                     II-39
         Shared Nothing (SN) Architecture                               II-40
         Partition Aware Databases                                      II-40
         Scalable Infrastructure                                        II-40
         Disaster Recovery                                              II-40
         WAN-based Clustering Support for Distributed Data              II-40
      IMDB & IMDG - Comparison of IMC Technologies                      II-41
      In-Memory Computing: Key Application Areas                        II-42

  5. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/APPROVALS                                         II-44
      EXASOL Offers High-Performance In-Memory Database                 II-44
      Red Hat Launches Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.5                      II-44
      Hazelcast Updates Memory Storage with High Caching                II-44
      GridGain Systems Unveils New Versions of In-Memory Data Fabric    II-44
      Magic Software Enterprises Releases Magic xpa Application
       Platform 3.0                                                     II-44
      GigaSpaces Releases XAP IMC Software Version 10.1                 II-44
      Pivotal Releases Open-Source Code for In-Memory Computing         II-44
      Internet Initiative Japan Launches IIJ GIO In-Memory Platform     II-45
      Dell Launches In-Memory Appliance for Cloudera                    II-45
      ScaleOut Software Launches Version 5.2 of In-Memory Computing
       Platform                                                         II-45
      MicroStrategy Certifies Analytics Platform for Oracle DB
       Compatibility                                                    II-45
      Altibase’s In-Memory Database ALTIBASE HDB Stablizes Cloud
       Computing                                                        II-45
      SAP Launches App Development for HANA In-Memory Platform          II-45
      Hazelcast Launches In-Memory Data Processing System               II-45
      HP Introduces Hardware for SAP HANA                               II-45
      Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2014 with In-Memory OLTP            II-46
      Pivotal Releases Pivotal HD 2.0                                   II-46
      Huawei Launches FusionCube Solution for SAP HANA                  II-46
      GridGain Offers In-Memory Platform with Open Source License       II-46
      DataStax Introduces In-Memory Database to Enterprise 4.0          II-46
      Azul’s Zing Gets Certified with Red Hat Jboss Data Grid           II-46
      VoltDB Releases DB with In-Memory Analytics                       II-46
      MicroStrategy Introduces PRIME for Complex Analytics              II-46
      Oracle Introduces Database In-Memory Platform for Analytics &
       OLTP                                                             II-47
      Teradata Introduces Intelligent Memory™ Database Technology       II-47
      MemSQL Unveils In-Memory Database                                 II-47
      SAP Unveils Business One Version of SAP HANA                      II-47
      Garantia Introduces In-Memory Cloud Storage Platforms             II-47
      Amazon Web Services Introduces EC2 for In-Memory Analytics        II-47
      HP Launches CoE for In-Memory Computing                           II-47

  6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-48
      SGI Enters Into Partnership with Dell                             II-48
      MonetDB and Numascale Form Collaboration for In-Memory Analytics  II-48
      Starcounter Receives Investor Funding for In-Memory Platform      II-48
      GridGain’s In-Memory Data Fabric Joins Apache Software Foundation II-48
      EMC Acquires DSSD                                                 II-48
      Mellanox Enters into Collaboration with IBM                       II-48
      MemSQL Secures Series B Funding by Accel Partners                 II-49
      SAP and SAS Enter into Strategic Partnership                      II-49
      Hazelcast Receives Series A Funding                               II-49
      Datawatch Acquires Panopticon Software                            II-49
      GridGain Receives Venture Financing                               II-49
      Magic Software Establishes Technology partnership with GigaSpaces II-49

  7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS                                            II-50
      Altibase Corporation (South Korea)                                II-50
      Amazon Web Services (US)                                          II-50
      EXASOL AG (Germany)                                               II-50
      Fujitsu Ltd. (Japan)                                              II-51
      Gigaspaces Technologies (US)                                      II-51
      GridGain Systems, Inc. (US)                                       II-51
      Hazelcast, Inc. (US)                                              II-52
      IBM Corporation (US)                                              II-52
      Kinaxis (Canada)                                                  II-53
      Kognitio Ltd. (UK)                                                II-53
      Microsoft Corporation (US)                                        II-53
      NTT DATA Corporation (Japan)                                      II-54
      Oracle Corporation (US)                                           II-55
      Pivotal Software, Inc. (US)                                       II-55
      Qlik Technologies, Inc. (US)                                      II-55
      Red Hat, Inc. (US)                                                II-56
      SAP SE (Germany)                                                  II-56
      SAS Institute Inc. (US)                                           II-57
      ScaleOut Software, Inc. (US)                                      II-57
      Software AG (Germany)                                             II-57
      TIBCO Software Inc. (US)                                          II-58

  8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-59
      Table 9: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
      In-Memory Computing by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
      Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
      Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
      US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-59

      Table 10: World 8-Year Perspective for In-Memory Computing by
      Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,
      Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and
      Latin America Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes
      corresponding Graph/Chart)                                        II-60


III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Industry Overview                                               III-1
        Product Launches                                                III-1
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-4
        Key Players                                                     III-6
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-11
        Table 11: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-11

  2. CANADA                                                             III-12
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-12
        Outlook                                                         III-12
        Kinaxis - A Key Player                                          III-12
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-13
        Table 12: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-13

  3. JAPAN                                                              III-14
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-14
        Outlook                                                         III-14
        Product Launch                                                  III-14
        Key Players                                                     III-14
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-16
        Table 13: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-16

  4. EUROPE                                                             III-17
       Market Analysis                                                  III-17
        Table 14: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
        for In-Memory Computing by Geographic Region - France,
        Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and Rest of Europe
        Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures
        in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-17

        Table 15: European 8-Year Perspective for In-Memory
        Computing by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
        Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia, and
        Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-18

  4a. FRANCE                                                            III-19
       Market Analysis                                                  III-19
        Table 16: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-19

  4b. GERMANY                                                           III-20
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-20
        Outlook                                                         III-20
        Product Launches                                                III-20
        Key Players                                                     III-20
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-22
        Table 17: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-22

  4c. ITALY                                                             III-23
       Market Analysis                                                  III-23
        Table 18: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-23

  4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-24
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-24
        Outlook                                                         III-24
        Product Launch                                                  III-24
        Kognitio Ltd. - A Key Player                                    III-24
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-25
        Table 19: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-25

  4e. SPAIN                                                             III-26
       Market Analysis                                                  III-26
        Table 20: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-26

  4f. RUSSIA                                                            III-27
       Market Analysis                                                  III-27
        Table 21: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-27

  4g. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-28
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-28
        Outlook                                                         III-28
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-28
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-29
        Table 22: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-29

  5. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-30
       Market Analysis                                                  III-30
        Table 23: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for In-Memory Computing by Region - China and Rest
        of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-30

        Table 24: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for In-Memory
        Computing by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
        China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2013, 2015
        and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                   III-31

  5a. CHINA                                                             III-32
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-32
        Outlook                                                         III-32
        Product Launch                                                  III-32
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-33
        Table 25: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
        In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual Revenue Figures in
        US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes
        corresponding Graph/Chart)                                      III-33

  5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC                                              III-34
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-34
        Outlook                                                         III-34
        Altibase Corporation (South Korea) - A Key Player               III-34
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-34
        Table 26: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-34

  6. MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA                                               III-35
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-35
        Outlook                                                         III-35
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-35
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-36
        Table 27: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for In-Memory Computing Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-36

  7. LATIN AMERICA                                                      III-37
       Market Analysis                                                  III-37
        Table 28: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
        Analysis for In-Memory Computing by Region - Brazil and Rest
        of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
        Revenue Figures in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020
        (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                            III-37

        Table 29: Latin American 8-Year Perspective for In-Memory
        Computing by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for
        Brazil and Rest of Latin America Markets for Years 2013,
        2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)              III-38


 IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

     Total Companies Profiled: 45

     The United States (32)
     Canada (1)
     Japan (3)
     Europe (7)
     - Germany (4)
     - The United Kingdom (1)
     - Rest of Europe (2)
     Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (1)
     Middle East (1)
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