Tag Archive | unified communications

Workspace Reinvention: The Virtual Enterprise Hybrid

Workspace Reinvention: The Virtual Enterprise Hybrid

“As our experience of work in recent months has shown us, the real work of envisioning our future workspaces starts from acknowledging that ‘workspace’ is no longer just the physical office building but also the digital/virtual space where work happens. This means that future workspace offerings will come with some physical space applications and some digital space ones.”

via HBR

Video Conferencing Revenues Have Reached $6 Billion

Video Conferencing Revenues Have Reached $6 Billion

Video conferencing is used to enable real-time communication, and to enhance productivity between teams based in different locations worldwide. The global market is anticipated to expand at a CAGR of ~9% and was valued at ~$6 Billion in 2019.

via Transparency

Unified Communication as a Service Revenue to Reach $235B

Unified Communication as a Service Revenue to Reach $235B

The global Unified Communication as a Service (UCaaS) market is projected to reach a value of $235 billion by 2027. The unified communication as a service market is projected to expand at a CAGR of ~36% from 2019 to 2027.

via Transparency Research

SMB IT Market in BRIC Nations will Exceed $185 Billion by 2019

SMB IT Market

Globally the Small to Medium Business (SMB) market accounts for around 44% of the total IT spend. However, BRIC countries account for more than 37% of the SMB IT spend. Furthermore, the spending in China is expected to reach close to $83 billion by 2019, growing at about 13 percent.

via Technavio

Why Unified Communication Continues a Move to the Cloud

Unified Communications

Infonetics Research conducted in-depth surveys with 162 medium and large organizations in North America and discovered that by 2016 over 50 percent of respondents will be running some of their Unified Communications (UC) applications over either a private or public cloud service.

via Digital Lifescapes

Business Cloud VoIP and Unified Communication Services Upside

Hosted PBX and unified communications (UC) services are a growth market that has moved well beyond early stages, with revenue on track to grow 13% this year and positive activity in every major geographic region.  Infonetics Research expects continued strong worldwide growth for the cloud PBX and UC market over the next 5 years, projecting it will reach $12 billion in 2018 with 62.6 million seats in service.

via Infonetics Research

Why Unified Communications includes More Business Video

According to  a recent study, 88% of survey respondents plan to add video conferencing to their unified communications (UC) architecture in 2015, underscoring the continued growth of video apps within enterprise UC deployments.

“The barriers to adoption no longer outweigh the benefits of unified communications, and as a result there are fewer and fewer businesses not utilizing it,” said Diane Myers.

via Infonetics Research

Enterprise Telephony Market Remains Grim for Most Vendors

The global enterprise PBX market — including TDM, hybrid and pure IP — totaled $1.9 billion in 3Q13, that’s up 5% sequentially, but down 8% from last year. Sales of unified communications (UC) applications grew 5% in 3Q13 from 2Q13. None of the major geographical regions posted year-over-year gains in PBX revenue.

“It’s been a rough year for enterprise telephony, as demand remains flat to down and pricing continues to drop,” said Diane Myers, a principal analyst at Infonetics Research.

via Infonetics Research

How Video is Integrated into Unified Communication Apps

Companies are adopting unified communications to improve response times, increase employee productivity, and reduce operational costs. 87% of enterprises surveyed plan to add videoconferencing to their UC architecture by August 2014. The use of the cloud is also on the rise: 22% of respondents already have implemented portions of their UC architecture in a private cloud, and 19% have done so in a public cloud.

“The biggest change we’re seeing in unified communication deployments is the adoption of video,” notes Diane Myers, principal analyst at Infonetics Research.

via Infonetics