Application Server Market Size Share, Global Sector / Industry Report & Analysis, 2025 (Includes Business Impact of COVID-19)

  • TBI942513
  • August 01, 2019
  • Global
  • 132 pages
  • HCCResearch
                                              Abstract, Snapshot, Market Analysis & Market Definition: Global Application Server Market

The global application server market size was valued at USD 13.13 billion in 2018 and is expected to register a CAGR of 12.1% from 2019 to 2025. Application servers leverage emerging mobile application development methodologies, evolving software delivery models, and open source software to design mobiles, tablets, and cloud applications.
An application server performs the role of hosting web applications and enables software developers to build new applications that are supported by the server environment. Some application servers also provide services to improve the security of web applications and diagnostic capabilities, thereby enabling web developers to efficiently identify and troubleshoot issues of their web applications.
The market is witnessing high growth owing to the increasing demand and extensive use of computer and mobile internet applications. Rapid improvements in wireless networks and mobile device technologies have created numerous opportunities for expanding the scope of application servers in other areas such as information dissemination. The growing trend of e-commerce and mobile commerce is anticipated to further drive the demand for application servers.
Numerous enterprises are expected to replace native personal computer applications with mobile applications. Mobile communication enables organizations to extend the reach of their services to remote areas. Application servers provide immediate access to enterprise records from multiple remote locations and help streamline business processes such as resource migration and human resourcing.
Additionally, an application server offers tools for creating web applications, a server environment to run them, middleware services for security & maintenance, and easy data access. The growing dependence of companies on systems, which enable efficient management of databases and backend processes, is expected to act as a key factor driving the growth of the market. Other factors boosting the market growth include the growing use of online channels and need for sales support applications that help access sales records from remote sites.

Market Segmentation, Outlook & Viewpoint: Global Application Server Market

Type Market Segmentation & Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025)


J Boss




Microsoft Windows


Deployment Market Segmentation & Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025)



End Use Market Segmentation & Outlook (Revenue, USD Billion, 2014 - 2025)




IT & Telecom




Key Players, Recent Developments & Regional Insights: Global Application Server Market

Based on end use, the market has been segregated into BFSI, healthcare, IT & telecom, government, manufacturing, retail, and others. The BFSI segment accounted for approximately 20% of the global market share in 2018. In the BFSI sector, an application server is used to develop banking applications with multi-tier functionality to support concurrent user sessions. Furthermore, in the healthcare sector, the increasing demand for offering immediate medical assistance to patients located in remote areas, using mobile apps, is anticipated to drive the growth of the applications servers market. Other end-use verticals include education, defense, and media & entertainment. The growth of the others segment can be attributed to the increasing preference and growing adoption of application servers by organizations operating in these segments.
The manufacturing segment is anticipated to emerge as the fastest-growing segment over the forecast period. The rapidly growing adoption of Internet of Things (IoT), connected devices, and sensors is expected to play a major role in driving the demand for application servers in the manufacturing segment. Business and personal communication apps, real-time data analytics, and work collaboration apps are some of the major applications anticipated to drive the growth of the segment over the forecast period.

Regional Insights
North America dominated the market in 2018 owing to the presence of well-established businesses, increased penetration of mobile communication devices, and the growing adoption of technologies. Additionally, the U.S. market is a mature market, which implies that the adoption rate of application servers is higher. Companies in the North American region are the early adopters of emerging technologies and this is also expected to contribute to the growth of the regional market over the forecast period.
Asia Pacific is expected to emerge as the fastest-growing market over the forecast period owing to the growth of the service, e-commerce, and manufacturing sectors in the region. Furthermore, increasing penetration of smartphones and the development of high-speed wireless internet network infrastructure are anticipated to contribute to the regional market growth.
The advancements in cloud computing and networking technologies and increasing number of software & IT service providers in Asia Pacific countries such as India and China are also expected to boost the demand for application servers over the forecast period. Additionally, the increasing number of technology and service-based startups in these countries are further contributing to the growth of the regional market.
Application Server Market Share Insights
Key players operating in the market include IBM Corporation; Microsoft; Oracle; Red Hat, Inc.; TIBCO Software Inc.; The Apache Software Foundation; Fujitsu; NEC Corporation; VMware Inc.; SAP SE; and NGINX Inc.
These players focus on product innovation, development of secure data transmission solutions, and enhancement of integration capabilities to meet customer expectations. Currently, the market is in the growth stage and leading industry players are concentrating on the addition of advanced functionalities such as distributed computing and microservices. Major providers of application servers are focusing on acquiring analytics companies to expand their product portfolio, customer base, and geographical presence.
Companies such as Oracle; Red Hat, Inc.; Microsoft; and The Apache Software Foundation have marked a strong global market presence owing to the availability of a well-established R&D division, high-tech software development facilities, and skilled workforce. These companies mainly focus on product innovation and have a well-established global network of partners in countries such as the U.S., India, China, and Brazil.

Key Insights Covered: Global Application Server Market
1.  North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America market size (sales, revenue and growth rate) of Application Server industry.
2. Global major manufacturers' operating situation (sales, revenue, growth rate and gross margin) of Application Server industry.
3. Global major countries (United States, Canada, Germany, France, UK, Italy, Russia, Spain, China, Japan, Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Africa, Mexico, Brazil, C. America, Chile, Peru, Colombia) market size (sales, revenue and growth rate) of Application Server industry.
4. SWOT analysis, New Project Investment Feasibility Analysis, Upstream raw materials and manufacturing equipment & Industry chain analysis of Application Server industry.
5. Global market size (sales, revenue) forecast by regions and countries from 2019 to 2024 of Application Server industry.

Research Methodology: Global Application Server Market
  • Data collection and base year analysis is done using data collection modules with large sample sizes. The market data is analyzed and forecasted using market statistical and coherent models. Also market share analysis and key trend analysis are the major success factors in the market report. To know more please Request a Sample Report.
  • Demand Side Primary Contributors: OEMs, Industrial Professionals, Researches, Suppliers and Distributors, Group Purchasing Organizations, Associations, Insurers, Universities, Technological Writers, Scientists, Promoters, Investors among others.
  • Supply Side Primary Contributors: Product Managers, Marketing Managers, C-Level Executives, Distributors, Market Intelligence, Regulatory Affairs Managers among other

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Methodology and Scope
  1.1 Research Methodology
  1.2 Research Scope and Assumptions
  1.3 List of Data SourcesChapter 2 Executive Summary
  2.1 Application Server Market - Industry Snapshot & Key Buying Criteria, 2014 - 2025
  2.2 Global Application Server Market, 2014 - 2025Chapter 3 Application Server Industry Outlook
  3.1 Market Segmentation and Scope
  3.2 Market Size and Growth Prospects
  3.3 Application Server Market - Value Chain Analysis
      3.3.1 Vendor landscape
  3.4 Application Server - Market Dynamics
      3.4.1 Market driver analysis
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