SOURCE: The Radicati Group, Inc.

The Radicati Group, Inc.

April 19, 2010 07:00 ET

The Radicati Group, Inc. Releases "Email Statistics Report, 2010-2014"

Key Statistics for Email, Instant Messaging, Social Networking and Wireless Email

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2010) -  A new study from the Radicati Group, Inc., brings together key statistics and forecasts for Email, Instant Messaging, Social Networking and Wireless Email. It includes data on business and consumer email accounts, user demographics, on-premises and hosted email, geographic distribution of user accounts, email accounts by business size and vertical industry, daily email traffic per user, email storage requirements, volume and cost of spam and viruses, social networking use by business and consumer users, instant messaging and wireless email use.

The number of worldwide email accounts is projected to increase from over 2.9 billion in 2010, to over 3.8 billion by 2014. However, Social Networking currently represents the fastest growing communication technology among both consumers and business users, with over 2.1 billion accounts in 2010 which are projected to grow to over 3.6 billion accounts by 2014.

Instant Messaging (IM) is also growing in popularity with both corporate and consumer users; we estimate that there will be nearly 2.4 billion IM accounts worldwide in 2010, growing to just over 3.5 billion by 2014.

To order a copy of the study, or for additional information about our market research programs, please contact The Radicati Group at (650) 322-8059, or visit http://www.radicati.com.

About The Radicati Group, Inc.

The Radicati Group covers all aspects of email, security, archiving and regulatory compliance, wireless technologies, social networking, instant messaging, unified communications, 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 offices in London, UK.

Contact Information

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    Todd Yamasaki
    The Radicati Group, Inc.
    (650) 322-8059
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