SOURCE: The Radicati Group, Inc.

September 10, 2007 09:00 ET

Hosted E-Mail Market Heats Up as Providers Add Support for Microsoft Hosted Exchange Server 2007

A New Study by The Radicati Group Forecasts That the Worldwide Hosted E-Mail Market Installed Base Will Grow From 1.4 Billion Mailboxes in 2007, to Nearly 2 Billion Mailboxes by Year-End 2011

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - The latest study by The Radicati Group, Inc., "Hosted E-mail Market, 2007-2011," offers an in-depth analysis of the worldwide market for Hosted E-mail services. It provides market trends, installed base and revenue market share by provider, four-year forecasts, breakouts by region, business size, and e-mail platforms. The study provides detailed market share for leading Microsoft Hosted Exchange and hosted IBM Lotus Domino platforms.

The market for Hosted E-mail is primarily driven by companies that require cost-effective e-mail deployment and management to accommodate their user bases. Hosted Business e-mail providers are including more value-added services, such as: wireless support, archiving, compliance, e-mail security, IM, unified communications, and more. Microsoft Hosted Exchange Server 2007 is a platform of choice for many Hosted Business e-mail providers that are looking to add advanced features and functionality.

The study also discusses the aggressive competition in the ISP/Webmail market, as many leading ISP/Webmail providers are releasing Web 2.0 GUIs based on AJAX, DHTML, and other technologies, which allow customizable user interfaces with desktop-like features.

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

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 both 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 new investment opportunities.

The Radicati Group, Inc. is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, with offices in London, Hong Kong and Melbourne.

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    The Radicati Group, Inc.
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