SOURCE: The Radicati Group, Inc.

August 07, 2006 08:00 ET

ISP and Webmail Services Drive Hosted E-mail Market

New Study by The Radicati Group Provides an Analysis of Both the Business and Consumer Hosted E-mail Markets, Including Market Trends, Installed Base Market Share, Revenue Forecasts, and Corporate Attitudes

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 7, 2006 -- The Radicati Group, Inc.'s latest study, "Hosted E-mail, 2006-2010," provides an in-depth look at all segments of the hosted e-mail market, including: Hosted Business E-mail Providers, Managed Business E-mail Providers, ISP/Webmail Providers, and Platform Suppliers.

According to the study, the installed base of hosted e-mail mailboxes is expected to total nearly 1 billion accounts in 2006. The Radicati Group expects that this market will grow at an average annual rate of 19% over the next four years, totaling about 2 billion mailboxes by 2010.

ISP and Webmail services will account for over 96% of worldwide hosted e-mail mailboxes in 2006. Improved Internet access worldwide continues to drive demand for ISP e-mail services, while increased storage limits and new security and search features are driving the webmail services market.

The hosted business e-mail and managed business e-mail segments will experience strong double digit growth over the next four years. Hosted e-mail services based on enterprise platforms such as Microsoft Exchange are quickly increasing in popularity. Add-on features such as archiving, wireless e-mail and e-mail security are also highly popular.

To order a copy of the study, or to subscribe to our market research service, visit our website at http://www.radicati.com, or call Ruchi Batra at (650) 322-8059.

About The Radicati Group, Inc.

The Radicati Group covers all aspects of e-mail security, e-mail archiving, regulatory compliance, wireless technologies, web services, identity management, instant messaging, unified communications, VoIP, and more. The company provides quantitative and qualitative information, including detailed market size, installed base and forecast information on a worldwide basis, as well as detailed country breakouts.

The Radicati Group works with corporate organizations to assist them in selecting the right products and technologies to support their business needs, as well as with vendors to define the best strategic direction for their products. We also work with investment firms on a worldwide basis to help them identify and assess investment opportunities.

The Radicati Group, Inc. is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, with a European office in London, UK and an Australian office in Melbourne.

Contact Information

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    Ruchi Batra
    The Radicati Group, Inc.
    (650) 322-8059
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