Global e-Learning IT Infrastructure Spending Report 2015 – Forecasts to 2019

Market outlook of e-Learning IT infrastructure spending

Gamification and massive open online courses (MOOCs) will drive the global e-Learning market, and help IT infrastructure spending in the sector reach a market size of close to $104 billion by 2019.

MOOCs refer to online courses allowing free access to an unlimited number of users. Several e-Learning start-ups have partnered with universities such as Harvard, MIT, and Princeton to offer MOOCs. Market forecast over the next four years indicates a growing shift in educational organizations with the incorporation of MOOCs to impart education at minimal costs. Increased government support and IT infrastructure spending by universities are expected to boost the demand for IT in e-Learning during the forecast period.

Segmentation of global e-Learning IT infrastructure spending by category

  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Connectivity

The connectivity segment accounted for the largest share of the global e-Learning IT Infrastructure spending market in 2014. It comprises communications and related services. Communications include elements of IT security as well as network bandwidth among others.

The number of concurrent network users, the reputation of network service providers, and IT security policies are some of the key factors considered in the adoption of connectivity infrastructure by the education sector.

North America emerged as the key leading contributor to the e-Learning IT infrastructure spending market in the Americas region. Its growth is largely attributed to the rapid adoption of e-learning in the education sector of this region. In 2014, the EMEA region held the second largest share of the global e-learning IT infrastructure spending market. Western Europe in particular, has emerged as a key contributor to this market thanks to the growing adoption of open online courseware. This trend likely to continue driving the market in the EMEA region over the next four years.

Leading vendor analysis of the global e-learning IT infrastructure spending market

The competition in the market is expected to intensify as many new players are entering this market. Players in the market are constantly looking for ways to increase their market share through mergers and acquisitions and strategic partnerships.

  • Adobe Systems
  • Blacboard
  • Oracle
  • SAP

Key Topics Covered:

Part 01: Executive summary

Part 02: Scope of the report

Part 03: Market research methodology

Part 04: Introduction

Part 05: Market landscape

Part 06: Market segmentation by category

Part 07: Geographical segmentation

Part 08: Market drivers

Part 09: Impact of drivers

Part 10: Market challenges

Part 11: Impact of drivers and challenges

Part 12: Market trends

Part 13: Vendor landscape

Part 14: Key vendor analysis

Part 15: Appendix

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