If you are a unified communications vendor or service provider, you’re apparently in the right business. If you’re not, now might be the prime time to get into the game.
Recent studies suggest that the UC market will explode over the next five years, blossoming into a $30 billion market by 2013. The article says:
“In the premises-based UC solutions market, we expect to see declining revenues for PBXs, audio bridges, and unified messaging solutions; however, these will be offset by increasing revenues in presence/IM servers, Web conferencing servers, team workspaces, and video endpoints and infrastructure,” said Brent Kelly, Senior Analyst & Partner at Wainhouse Research. “In addition, we are seeing significant interest and now some large deployments in the UC services market, and we expect managed/hosted UC services to grow tremendously.”