Telecom Billing & Revenue Management Market Worth $31.2 Billion By 2027

The global telecom billing and revenue management market size is projected to reach USD 31.2 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 11.6% during the forecast period, according to a study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. Telecom billing and revenue management benefits the service providers in exchanging their invoices, billing data, and sharing revenue information with partners, allowing operators to continue the billing accuracy, enhance customer experience by ensuring the end-to-end management of revenue, and disputes and adjustments. It also provides a complete end-to-end solution for supporting key business processes for managing revenue. As a result, the growing importance of identifying profitability and value that customers bring to the enterprise coupled with growing preference for mitigating and identifying the revenue leakages and frauds with automated payment processing solutions and integrated workflows is expected to accelerate the growth of the market over the forecast period.

Growth in the number of subscribers for the telecom services worldwide is one of the key factors driving the growth of the market. As there is a rise in the number of cellular or mobile subscribers, challenges including network congestion and fallout of services are rising. This rise is thereby resulting in structural progress for the development of efficient billing and revenue management software solutions and services. These solutions and services are used by Communication Services Providers (CSPs) to boost their revenue while optimizing telecom networks.

Additionally, telecom billing and revenue management solutions support the telecom service providers in the detection and management of frauds and revenue leakages, thereby resulting in reduced operational costs in the longer run. As a result, telecom companies are investing in telecom billing and revenue management solutions and services to not only help themselves in increasing their revenue growth by optimizing network but also for improving fraud management and reducing operational costs in the long run. This, in turn, is projected to boost the market growth in the near future.

In addition, the telecom billing and revenue management help telecom service providers in creating innovative solutions and services in the market while enhancing the customer experience. Furthermore, with the growth in networks, solutions, and services, telecom operators endure high operational costs. High implementation and operational costs are one of the major challenges likely to deter the progression of the market.

Nevertheless, with the continuous need and requirement to provide improved and high-quality customer experiences and rich communication services, telecom billing and revenue management providers are focusing to further develop advanced solutions and services, which are compatible and at-par to fulfill the dynamic requirement of end-users with improved flexibility, scalability, and functionality. Efficient telecom billing and revenue management solutions help the CSP’s to monetize the usage data and service. It further provides enhanced real-time data analytical capabilities and efficacy to channelize the revenue streams by providing tailored solutions.

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Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The cloud segment is expected to witness a CAGR of 15.6% over the forecast period. Owing to low investment cost, scalability, and agility offered by cloud deployment model, the segment is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years
  • The solutions segment accounted for 67.8% of the market share in 2019. The segment is expected to witness significant growth over the coming years
  • Asia Pacific is expected to witness a CAGR of more than 15.0% over the forecast period. The growth is accredited to increasing mobile and internet penetration across the region coupled with growth in the telecom industry across the region particularly in the developing economies such as India and China.

Livestock Farm Equipment Market Size Worth $19.3 Billion By 2027

The global livestock farm equipment market size is expected to reach USD 19.3 billion by 2027, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., expanding at a CAGR of 3.4% over the forecast period. Aggressive investments being made by farm owners to automate dairy and poultry farms are expected to drive the market over the forecast period. Increasing spending on agricultural equipment across the globe also bodes well for market growth. Market players are expected to introduce innovative livestock farm equipment based on the latest technologies, such as IoT and artificial intelligence, thereby contributing to market growth.

Domesticated animal farming is gaining traction in line with the growing population and the changing food habits of individuals. The growing consumption of meat among individuals is particularly driving domesticated animal farming and hence the demand for the tools. At the same time, the increasing consumption of milk, which is encouraging cattle farming, and the rising consumption of eggs, which is encouraging poultry farming, also bodes well for the growth of the market over the forecast period. The demand for tools used in domesticated animal farming is growing as the owners are increasingly opting for such tools to increase the yield and augment revenues and to protect their domesticated animals from diseases by maintaining cleanliness and better hygiene.

The equipment can potentially reduce the costs associated with feeding, cleaning, and monitoring the animals. The owners opt for different equipment depending upon the type of domesticated animals they are farming. For instance, electric cages are used for poultry animals, such as hens, and ducks. Electric cages can ensure proper shelter for poultry animals while reducing the space occupied. The growing preference for electric cages for poultry farming is expected to drive the growth of the market over the forecast period. The owners are also opting for dedicated tools for feeding and monitoring their domesticated animals.

However, the high costs associated with the tools are anticipated to challenge market growth as the owners would deliberate before investing in such equipment. The costs associated with regular maintenance are also expected to restrain the market growth. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic is equally expected to impede market growth in the short term as lockdowns in various parts of the world have disrupted the supply chains and have hampered the equipment production. Nevertheless, the demand for the tools is poised for stable growth in the long term as more and more farm owners opt for automation to overcome the looming workforce shortage.

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Further key findings from the study suggest:

  • The feed equipment segment is projected to witness significant growth over the forecast period as farm owners look for efficient means to feed the domesticated animals
  • The housing equipment is expected to account for a substantial share of the market over the forecast period as housing or shelters continue being farm owners’ essential requirement to accommodate domesticated animals
  • The poultry farm segment is expected to register the highest CAGR and control a considerable share of the market over the forecast period in line with the rising consumption of eggs and poultry meat across the globe
  • Asia Pacific held the largest market share of more than 30.0% in 2019 and is expected to continue dominating the market over the forecast period as the region is home to significant market players
  • Market incumbents are continuously improvising their product portfolio and catering to all the requirements associated with domesticated animal farming. The market is highly fragmented due to the presence of regional players.

Quality Management Software Market Size Worth $17.08 Billion By 2027

The global quality management software market size is estimated to reach USD $17.08 billion by 2027, registering a CAGR of 10.1% from 2020 to 2027, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Quality management software (QMS) is used to better manage and control quality concerns regarding performance, customer satisfaction, and competitiveness of the organization. This is done by controlling the processes as well as products for consistent quality assurance, reducing the quality gap between manufacturing practices and end-product expectations, tracking of deviations, and ensuring compliances. Moreover, owing to the increasing advancements in functionality of solutions with the help of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) tools, the market is anticipated witness rapid growth.

The QMS market is expected to witness tremendous growth due to the increasing demand for effective management of organizational processes and the need for meeting consumer expectations in a highly competitive market. Rapid technology advancements in IT and telecom as well as the automation of transportation and logistics industry are driving the market growth. QMS software offers numerous functionalities including handling of non-conformances, out of specification test results, calibration, ensuring compliance as well as a centralized system that ensures connection to organizations’ ERP and CRM systems. All these capabilities coupled with the reduction in the costs are energizing the adoption of quality management software across a wide range of industries.

The flexibility and mobility offered by quality management software in solutions such as document control and non-conformances’ issue resolving is driving the demand for QMS software. The increasing demand for cloud based QMS solutions due to implied scalability and accessibility is becoming increasingly popular among all industrial sectors. For instance, in July 2019, MasterControl launched a new solution named MasterControl Manufacturing Excellence to help organizations bridge the gap between smart manufacturing and operational excellence by automating the last mile of production.

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Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • Document control segment is expected to witness phenomenal growth over the forecast period. Compliance to stringent quality standards, rigorous regulations passed by FDA and other global regulations are prime factors for adherence to quality document control processes by the industries worldwide
  • The cloud segment is likely to grow rapidly during the forecast period. The popularity of cloud technology among cost-sensitive customers and small and medium enterprises is anticipated to boost the adoption of cloud QMS solutions
  • The small and medium enterprise segment is predicted to and at the highest CAGR from 2020 to 2027. An increase in the number of providers and reduced costs of QMS solutions has pushed its adoption by SMEs. Moreover, the utility of QMS solutions has also helped in process optimization and reduction in overall product costs
  • The healthcare segment is likely to grow at a rapid pace during the forecast period, owing to rapid regulatory updates and innovation in medical devices vis-à-vis technology trends such as the IoT and analytics are likely to boost the utility of QMS solutions in the forthcoming years

3D CAD Software Market Worth $13.04 Billion By 2025

The global 3d cad software market size is projected to reach USD 13.04 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., rising at a CAGR of 6.2% during the forecast period. Introduction of 3D CAD software has revolutionized the way end-use industries design products.

CAD has witnessed a high adoption owing to improved and continuously changing environment in various industries such as healthcare, construction, manufacturing, and automotive. The software enables end users to create three-dimensional models for representing a particular part or system of the entire product. It also helps in eliminating risk of producing faulty parts, thereby making manufacturing process more cost-effective.

Industries are transitioning from 2D CAD to 3D CAD as software simplifies complex design structure by offering choices between predefined and customized designs. Furthermore, growing transition from on premise to cloud along with changes in consumer preferences and requirements is poised to work in favor of the market.

Burgeoning trend of integrating artificial intelligence (AI) with 3D CAD software has been improving 3D modeling experience by identifying design errors. Presently, only a limited number of players are observed incorporating AI trend into their product portfolio, which has provided ample opportunities for companies to introduce AI-based solutions.

Rising preference among end users for customized solutions is also likely to escalate the growth of the market. Customized and personalized solutions have enabled key players to incorporate this feature into their product portfolio. Key players have already capitalized on designing industry-specific solutions to cater to needs of clients.

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Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The cloud-based segment is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period as the software provides flexibility in design and requires less infrastructure cost
  • The healthcare segment is estimated to post a CAGR of over 8.0% during the forecast period. 3D CAD software has witnessed increased adoption in the healthcare sector as it helps assist doctors in attempting different methods and strategies to determine the most optimal approach for treatments
  • Asia Pacific is anticipated to progress at the highest CAGR over the forecast period owing to its high demand in the construction and manufacturing sectors
  • Autodesk, Inc., Dassault Systemes, PTC, Inc., and Siemens PLM Software, Inc. are some of the prominent players in the 3D CAD software market
  • Companies are focusing on providing updated products that have additional capabilities of augmented reality (AR), Internet of Things (IoT), and other innovative technologies.

Cyber Warfare Market Worth $91.75 Billion By 2025

The global cyber warfare market is expected to reach USD 91.75 billion by 2025, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. The increasing number of cyber-attacks are emerging as a significant threat across the globe. The dependence of organizations on information technology and the valuable & sensitive nature of digitally-stored data have raised the stake for cyber attackers whose primary motive is to disrupt economic growth and gain technological advantages by stealing intellectual properties of national defense forces. Increased concern towards catastrophic nature of cyber warfare and national security are factors anticipated to drive the market over the forecast period.

Cyberspace disruption capabilities have outstripped nation’s focus on terrorism. The increasing cyber-attacks such as abusing digital infrastructure and network infiltration within industries and defense sector have led the government to focus more on cyberspace vulnerabilities. The growing digitization in different nations is leading to increase in data and security breaches, resulting in cyber-crime. In light of the growing cyber incidence, increased cybersecurity spending is proposed, and warfare units are established by the governments aimed to protect nation’s sensitive information and deter potential of the cyber threat. Moreover, governments have developed more sophisticated cyber military capabilities to mitigate the emerging threats.

Increasing application of cyber warfare system within the corporate sector can be attributed to growing number of security threats amid defense contractor companies. The data breaches have compromised sensitive information such as blueprints, project details and testing results & reports from the companies which are the important factor for national security. The increasing breaches are impelling many organizations to make investments in security enforcement and detection tools. Moreover, to deter cyber espionage, monitor, and subvert other nations’ defense systems by infiltrating defense contractor system, application of cyber warfare system in the corporate sector is anticipated to drive market growth.

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  • The defense application segment is estimated retain its dominance in the market and is projected to reach USD 27.94 billion by 2025.
  • The government application segment is anticipated to register a healthy CAGR of 19.1% over the forecast period.
  • The corporate application segment is anticipated to witness a high CAGR of 19.8% over the forecast period.
  • North America was valued at USD 8.22 billion in 2016 and is expected to hold a dominant share in the market by 2025. The region was followed by Europe which held a market share of 25.44% in 2016 of the overall market share.
  • Asia Pacific region is anticipated to be the fastest growing region for the cyber warfare market, growing at of CAGR of 21.1% over the forecast period.
  • The key players in cyber warfare market include BAE System Plc, Boeing, General Dynamic Corporation, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and Raytheon Company, among others.

Cloud Security Market Size Worth $12.63 Billion By 2024

The global cloud security market size is expected to reach USD 12.63 billion by 2024, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., progressing at a CAGR of 13.9% during the forecast period. Growing number of targeted cyberattacks and increasing investments in cloud infrastructure are anticipated to trigger the growth of the market.

Burgeoning popularity of cloud infrastructure owing to its benefits such as on-demand services, scalability, flexibility, and cost effectiveness. In addition to tussle between public and private cloud, emergence of hybrid cloud has given cloud users numerous platforms and frameworks to choose from. As adoption of cloud is reaching new levels, security issues concerning cloud users and vendors are also gradually mushrooming.

Emphasized by data breaches in recent years and increasing threat of cybercrime and targeted attacks, the demand for cloud security solutions is estimated to increase over the forecast period. The market is also projected to witness significant efforts by industry participants for creation of regulations and compliance laws owing to growing need for industry-wide standards. Demand for security services and policy implementation is also expected to increase, in turn driving the overall cloud security market.

Dynamic nature of the industry may result in an increasing adoption of open source platforms. In addition, versatility of data and diverse threat vectors will lead to security-as-a-service offerings and managed security service providers gaining traction in the market. Sharing of responsibility between cloud service providers (CSPs) and cloud end users for security and data protection will have a positive impact on the industry. Furthermore, technologies such as virtualization and convergence and initiatives such as computer emergency readiness teams (CERTs) are likely to help in implementing security at different levels of cloud infrastructure.

Increasing sophistication of hacking techniques and technological advancements in cyberespionage are poised to unleash new generation of attacks such as advanced persistent threats (APTs), ransomware, malicious insider, distributed denial of service (DDoS), and zero day threats. As a result, industry wide collaborations and partnerships to tackle emerging threats are estimated to shape the future of the market.

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Further Key Findings from the Report Suggest:

  • Polymorphic, self-mutating codes, and evasion techniques have made the traditional security technologies and endpoint protection mechanisms obsolete
  • Recent years have witnessed numerous high level data breaches such as attacks on Home Depot, Anthem, Ashley Madison and even security providers such as Kaspersky Labs.
  • North America held the largest share in terms of revenue in 2016 owing to increasing awareness regarding threat of cyberattacks and corporate espionages.
  • Numerous countries and regions such as the European Union are adopting specific cyber laws and regulations to protect data and information. For example, Germany is opting for greater data privacy, whereas other countries such as U.S. and France are striving for greater visibility in internet traffic.
  • Numerous industry specific regulations such as Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPPA) for healthcare, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) for financial sector as well as international laws including Safe Harbor Act and European Union Data Protection Directive are anticipated to play a vital role in the development of the market.
  • Key industry players such as CA Technologies, TrendMicro, Symantec Corp., Intel Corp. and IBM Corp. are focusing on technological alliances, partnerships, and collaborations with other industry players to maintain market competencies.

Marketing Automation Market Size Worth $8.42 Billion By 2027

The global marketing automation market size is expected to reach USD 8.42 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 9.8% from 2020 to 2027, according to a new study conducted by Grand View Research, Inc. Owing to the rising significance of automation solutions in marketing and sales to increase revenue and average deal size, target customers across multiple channels, and retain customers, the market will witness healthy growth. Moreover, the marketing automation solutions help automate repetitive, monotonous tasks such as emails, social media, and other website functions. Technological advancements, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data science, the use of analytics in marketing and sales is also likely to boost the growth prospects of the market over the forecast period.

A recent survey suggests that there were around 3.9 billion email users and about 3.5 billion social media users in 2019. Email marketing is still one of the primary channels of marketing, wherein the scope of automation in the segment will remain highly effective. Generally, email marketing involves sending newsletters, solicit sales, request donations, advertisements, and request businesses via emails. Automation technology in email marketing has proved beneficial and helpful in generating quality leads, and successful implementation of marketing campaigns. The rise of social media and the rapid penetration of mobile and smart devices will foster the marketing solutions and its automation over the forecast period.

Growing demand for marketing automation solutions is likely to drive huge investments in the industry. Large technology companies are aggressively acquiring smaller tech startups and companies to gain an advantage and establish market dominance. Moreover, an industrial survey of usage of marketing automation solutions suggests that on average, 50% of companies are currently using marketing automation. More than half of B2B companies are planning to implement the automation technology for its marketing and sales purposes in the coming years. Thus, the rising demand for marketing automation among B2B companies, increasing internet penetration and subsequent digitalization of industries is likely to boost the market growth over the forecast period.

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Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The reporting and analytics segment is likely to dominate the marketing automation market in the coming years. Increasing use of artificial intelligence and machine learning to engage with customers through various channels such as messaging, voice, and IoT devices are some of the key driving factors
  • Cloud deployment was the most preferred way of deploying the software in 2019, and the segment is predicted to maintain its dominance over the next eight years. Growth in cloud computing technology and its services such as Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) will foster the growth
  • The small and medium enterprises segment is anticipated to be the fastest growing segment over the forecast period. Innovation in marketing strategies, increase in productivity, and customer retention are some of the factors that are propelling SMEs to adopt marketing automation solutions
  • Discrete manufacturing is anticipated to emerge as the fastest growing segment by 2027. Integration of CRM with marketing service solutions to eliminate redundant tasks and to retain customers is likely to promote the applications of marketing automation among manufacturers
  • Asia Pacific is expected to experience the highest growth over the forecast period, attributed to the presence of emerging economies such as India and China, who possess large customer base. Moreover, increasing awareness about the marketing tools and services, growing penetration of internet, rise in number of social media platforms, and usage of smart devices is likely to promote the growth
  • Market comprises of some prominent players such as Adobe Inc.; Cognizant; Act-On Software, Inc.; HubSpot, Inc.; Oracle Corporation;, Inc.; IBM Corporation; Keap; Marketo, Inc.; and Teradata Corporation; among others. Moreover, large vendors are observed acquiring other players to consolidate their market share and expand their existing portfolio

Hospital Asset Tracking & Inventory Management Systems Market Worth $31.06 Billion By 2025

The global hospital asset tracking and inventory management systems market is expected to reach USD 31.06 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. It is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of 5.0% during the forecast period. Rising need to reduce healthcare costs coupled with high prevalence of Hospital-acquired Infections (HAIs) is anticipated to boost the growth.

Manual handling of the numerous equipment and assets used in a hospital is a difficult task. A lot of time and manpower is utilized in searching and maintaining these assets. Hospital asset management allows smooth and continuous hospital operations by decreasing the time in searching these equipment. This factor is anticipated to bode well for market growth in the forthcoming years.

Availability of advanced systems and rapid technological advancements are also significant driving factors for the hospital asset tracking and inventory management systems market. For instance, the Central Manchester University hospital uses hospital asset management system, which manages over 500,000 assets. They ultimately help improve quality of life of the patients. These systems provide a positive working environment for healthcare professionals.

Regional and service portfolio expansions, and merger and acquisitions are key strategic undertakings adopted by these players. For instance, in September 2017, Zebra Technologies launched Savannah platform which comprises of configuration management, IoT end-point connectivity, data transport, machine learning components, analytics, and data storage.

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Further key findings from the study suggest:

  • The mobile segment accounted for the largest market share in 2017 and is anticipated to exhibit significant growth in near future
  • The other inventory segment includes consumables. This segment is expected to showcase the fastest growth rate during the forecast period
  • The hardware segment held the largest market share among the types of systems in 2017
  • Asia Pacific is expected to exhibit high growth over the forecast period owing to improved healthcare infrastructure, rising disposable income, and investments from global players
  • Some of the key players operating in the hospital asset tracking and inventory management systems market include ZIH Corp, ASCOM, CenTrak, Midmark Corporation, GE Healthcare and Honeywell International Inc.

Tenant Billing Software Market Size Worth $544.21 Million By 2027

The global tenant billing software market size is expected to reach USD 544.21 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 8.4% over the forecast period, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Rapidly growing adoption of automatic tenant metering and smart grid technology is a primary factor propelling the growth of the market. The market growth can be ascribed to growing demand for real-time tenant utility consumption.

Several commercial properties still use manual tenant metering and bill generation as part of their tenant sub metering workflow. However, the manual metering not only makes the process slow but often builds several errors and inconsistencies for owners and occupants. Whereas, automated metering tracks revenue recovery in real-time and drills down to individual occupants. Moreover, it offers improved experience by showing occupant’s real-time transparency into their utility costs.

Rapidly increasing number of retail stores, hotels, business buildings, airports, and industrial sites is also offering promising growth prospects for the market. North America accounted for the largest market share in 2019 on account of rising demand for advanced tenant billing software in the region. Furthermore, enterprises of all sizes are creating a huge demand for cloud-based billing software in North America, thus boosting the market growth in this region.

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Further key findings from the study suggest:

  • The tenant billing software market is anticipated to witness substantial growth during the forecast period owing to rising adoption of machine learning and IoT in various residential and commercial areas
  • The cloud deployment segment accounted for the largest market share in 2019 owing to increasing adoption among small, medium, and large enterprises and benefits offered in terms of decreasing disputes with occupants
  • The on-premise deployment segment is expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to the benefits offered including easy integration with the enterprise’s existing IT infrastructure and high level of data security
  • Based on application, the commercial segment is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to increasing number of shopping stores, hotels, and business buildings
  • North America dominated the market in 2019 owing to the extensive adoption of cloud-based tenant billing software by enterprises of all sizes, coupled with growing real estate industry in the region
  • Key players in the market include Delmon Solution; Commercial Water & Energy Co.; Honeywell International Inc.; Entronix Energy Management, Inc.; Enertiv; TEAM (Energy Auditing Agency Ltd.); Accuenergy Ltd; MACH Energy; SystemsLink 2000 Ltd; Semsys; and IOTomation Ecotech Pvt. Ltd. New product or software development remains a key strategy among the leading players in the market

Smart Retail Market Size Worth $58.23 Billion By 2025

The global smart retail market size is expected to reach USD 58.23 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., progressing at a CAGR of 23.9% during the forecast period. In the present day retail industry, conventional brick-and-mortar stores are facing intense competition from the rapidly expanding e-commerce sector. Therefore, traditional retailers need to incorporate smart retail technology to bring back their customers. The technology helps enhance the digital shopping experience in physical stores. Of late, customers demand personalized, high-quality assistance in a store as well as end-to-end connected experience to the internet environment.

The main components of a smart retail system are integration, connectivity, and big-data analytics. This allows retailers to provide their customers with products and services tailored to their preferences and help in effective client communication, which further improves customer experience and retention. The hardware segment held a significant share in the market in 2017. On the basis of application, the others segment, which includes robotics and analytics application, is estimated to gain traction over the forecast period and is expected to reach over USD 12.14 billion by 2025.

The growing use of big data analytics in order to understand the need of customers, improve customer engagement, and their shopping experience is anticipated to contribute to the growth of the market. Surging use of advanced technology such as BLE beacons, near field communications (NFC), and mPOS retailers can help enhance the customer experience as well as increase in-store data collection. This collected data can be further utilized to provide customers with products and assistance in a better manner.

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Further key findings from the report suggest:

  • The visual marketing segment emerged as the largest market in 2017 and is estimated to reach USD 16.01 billion by 2025
  • The software segment is anticipated to witness the highest CAGR of 26.1% over the forecast period
  • The Asia Pacific smart retail market is expected to experience the highest CAGR during the same period. Growing adoption of smart retail solutions such as RFID, facial recognition, and big data analytics by retailers in China and Japan in order to provide ease of online shopping experience within a physical store
  • Key players include Intel Corporation; IBM; Samsung Electronics; Amazon; Google, Inc.; Microsoft Corporation; Softbank Robotics Holdings; Ingenico S.A.; Verifone Systems; NCR Corporation.