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Market Highlights:

According to Market Research Future analysis, global function as a service market has been valued at USD ~11,932 million by the end of forecast period with ~34% of CAGR during forecast period 2017 to 2022

Function as a service is a developer centric architecture that lets the cloud functions to build and deploy services at the level of a single function. It also provides a connective layer of logic that allows to write code to connect and extend cloud services. Therefore, the developer centric user types are the major contributors of the function as a service market.

Applications that are both resilient and scalable is an essential part of any application architecture. Using function as a service provides a flexible way of adding scalability and resilience to the architecture. It also helps in reducing costs as the resources are adjusted according to the requirement of an application. The function as a service architecture is auto-scalable, when traffic or load rises, Auto-scalar adds resources to handle the extra activity and removes resources when the traffic or load lowers to help in reducing the costs. It also eliminates the need to manage servers on cloud, and replaces them with pervasive use of functional computing resources. Therefore, the cost effectiveness of the function as a service architecture is driving the growth of function as a service market.

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Key Players:

Some of the key players in the market are IBM (U.S.), Google Inc. (U.S.), Microsoft Corporation (U.S.), Amazon Web Services (U.S.), SAP SE (Germany), Dynatrace LLC (U.S.), Infosys Ltd. (India), Rogue Wave Software Inc. (U.S.), TIBCO Software Inc. (U.S.), Fiorano Software & Affiliates (U.S.), among others.

Key Findings

By user type, developer centric is dominating the market and has generated 1.1906 million in 2016 and is expected to grow at 33% CAGR.

By services, automation & integration service is dominating the market and has generated USD 538.9 million revenue in 2016 and is expected to grow with 36.5% CAGR.

By vertical manufacturing and BFSI sector is leading the market and is projected to grow with 37% and 36.4% respectively.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Market Research Future (MRFR)’s team said:

In this competitive environment, all organizations are striving for speed and scalability. For any company it is very important to be scalable properly to fulfil the increasing customer demands. Business agility is a way of seeking all the operations and resources in a flexible and responsive manner. Function as a services enables the organizations to achieve business agility, thereby allowing them to adjust rapidly to the changing market conditions and reduces costs. Cloud provides different opportunities for the companies for being more productivity and competitive.

By Region, MRFR analysis shows that the comprehensive understanding of market dynamics, the global active electronic components market is analyzed across key geographies namely North America, Europe, China, Japan, India and among others. It has been observed that North America is estimated to account for the largest share of the market, whereas Asia-Pacific is projected to grow at the fastest rate during the forecast period. The major growth in function as a service market in North America is attributed to the technical advancements and increasing investments in cloud based solutions in that region.


The global function as a service market is segmented on the basis of user type, service type, application, deployment, vertical and region. On the basis of user type the segment is further classified into operator centric and developer centric. On the basis of service type the segment is further classified into automation and integration, microservice monitoring and management services, API management services, support and maintenance services and others. On the basis of application the segment is further classified into web based and mobile application, research and academic application. On the basis of cloud the segment is further divided into public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. The function as a service covers wide area of verticals such as BFSI, manufacturing, healthcare, IT and telecommunication and many more.

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Intended Audience:

Electronic component manufacturers

Research organizations

Original equipment manufacturers

System Integrators

network equipment vendors

chipset vendors

software/application providers

user equipment manufacturers

network infrastructure integrators

Government Organizations

Research/Consultancy firms

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