Global Open Source Services Market, By End User (Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) and Large Enterprises), By Service (Support, Maintenance, Management, Implementation, and Others), By Industry (Healthcare, Banking, Manufacturing, and Others), and By Geography - Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2018-2026

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Open source service is a program in which data (source code) is open and made available to users. It permits users to change, study, and distribute the open data for any purpose. Open source services are provided by a software application running online and providing facilities over the internet.

Open source services are used for cloud management, business process management, web content management, data integration, and project management, among others. Open source cloud computing offers a high compatibility with a range of products such as Cloudify and Cloud Foundry. Moreover, it can also be used in software development tools and software modelling tools.

Major factors driving growth of the open source services market include increasing number open source foundations and the expansion in open source licensing choices. Software such as Blender (3D modeling software), LibreCAD (2D CAD software), and SimPy automatically benefit from copyright protection, providing the developer control over permission to make copies of the derivatives. Open source services provide companies the benefit of cost-effectiveness, and enhanced security and quality. Open source software do not include charges such as multi-user fees, administration fees, and upgrading costs. Adoption of open source services is increasing, as it supports financial savings of businesses by reducing operating costs and budgets, as well as enables allocation of more finances on beneficial enterprise services associated with OSS, including user training, support, and custom development. Demand for open source is increasing, as it is a proven essential tool for enterprise IT revolution, operational effectiveness, and business value formation. This in turn, is increasing growth of the open source services market.

Building an application from open-source software (OSS) components requires more of integration work such as data management, data synchronization, load balancing, automatic failover, collaboration tools etc. Major challenges faced by the open source services include architectural and operational complexities. For instance, organizations must deal with new software source which include commercial and non-commercial suppliers. Such compliance norms act as a major hurdle for initiating the modern process.

Global Open Source Services Market Taxonomy

 The Global Open Source Service Market is segmented into

By End User

  • Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs)
  • Large Enterprises

By Services

  • Training Services
  • Consulting Services
  • Implementation
  • Support, Maintenance, and Management Services

By Industries

  • Healthcare
  • Banking
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

By Geography

  • North America
  • Asia Pacific (APAC)
  • Latin America
  • Europe
  • Middle East
  • Africa

Global Open Source Services Market: Regional Insights

The open source service market is segmented on the basis of region, into North America, Asia Pacific (APAC), Latin America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa. North America is estimated to hold the largest market share in 2017, and the region is expected to retain its dominance throughout the forecast period. The U.S. being an early adopter of open source services, it is the leading country in the market with several enterprises such as HPE, Cisco Systems, Inc., and Red Hat working with several open source management projects to enhance enterprise capabilities. For example, in October 2017, Red Hat partnered with Alibaba Cloud to strengthen its customer base by building global cloud customers. In June 2017, Red Hat introduced industry’s first production-ready fully open source Red Hat HCI solution. Increasing adoption of big data and automation by various companies is expected to drive growth of the market in this region. In Latin America, companies such as KIO networks (Mexico), are adopting cloud-based open services to improve its operational productivity and efficiency.

Open Source Services Market: Competitive Background

The open source services market comprises major players such as Red Hat, Inc. (U.S.), Accenture PLC (Ireland), Asysco,  Bell Integrator, Inc., Capgemini SE, Cognizant, Fujitsu Ltd, Wipro Ltd. (India), IBM Corporation (U.S.), Infosys (India), Macrosoft Inc. , Micro Focus International plc., Tech Mahindra, UST Global, Cisco Systems, Inc. (U.S.), Atos Information Technology Incorporated (France), HCL Technologies Ltd (India), HPE (U.S.), and Oracle Corporation (U.S.).

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