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Unified Communication Market for SMBs to Grow in the US 2012-2016


October 21, 2013

Reportstack is a leading distributor of market research reports, hosting more than 150,000 research products from the world’s top publishing houses. Last week it announced a new addition to its offerings, a report titled “Unified Communications Market for SMBs in the US 2012-2016.”

Unified Communications (UC) is an area that is expected to see respectable growth in the near future. It is a lifeline for a lot of small and medium businesses (SMB), as these companies do not have the same type of budget that they can apply to communications as large corporations do.

While they may not have that type of communications capital, they do have the same need to keep their workforce connected and have access to the company data. Analysts are seeing that there is potential growth in the UC market for SMBs.

These analysts are predicting a significant compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.18 percent, over a four year period between 2012 and 2016. The report shows that the Unified Communication market in SMBs in the US has also been witnessing an increasing demand for enterprise mobility.

This does, however, pose a problem, as this type of UC comes at a price, and that’s where SMBs face a challenge. The need for high initial investment by SMBs for the installation of all the necessary UC components could bring into play a financial challenge for them. Although it is a challenge, it is just as much a necessity.

Some of the key questions that the Unified Communications Market for SMBs in the US 2012-2016 report answers are as follows:

  • What will the market size be in 2016 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

According to the report, the key vendors that are currently dominating this market space are Alcatel-Lucent S.A., Avaya Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Microsoft Corp., Mitel Networks Corp., NEC Corp., ShorTel Inc., and Siemens Enterprise Communications Inc.

If you are interested in viewing the entitle contents of this report it will cost you, but you can do so at Reportstack.com.




Edited by Rory J. Thompson




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