SOURCE: Infonetics Research

Infonetics Research

March 24, 2011 16:55 ET

Infonetics Research: Enterprise video conferencing and telepresence market more than doubling by 2015

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 24, 2011) - Market research firm Infonetics Research (http://twitter.com/infonetics) released its new Enterprise Telepresence and Video Conferencing report, which provides market size, vendor market share, and analysis for PBX-based video phones and software, as well as dedicated video conference infrastructure and endpoints, including immersive telepresence and software.

ANALYST NOTE
"Communicating via video continues to be one of the top trends in telecom, as evidenced by strong growth in the enterprise video market. Businesses worldwide are looking for richer means of communications with their employees, partners, and customers, and enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence solutions are a natural fit. The biggest winners in the enterprise communications market will be those who offer solutions that are multi-modal, visual (e.g., video-based), and support the collaboration requirements of globally distributed organizations," expects Matthias Machowinski, directing analyst for enterprise video at Infonetics Research.

ENTERPRISE TELEPRESENCE AND VIDEOCONFERENCING MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

  • Annual enterprise video conferencing and telepresence system revenue grew 18% in 2010 to $2.2 billion worldwide
  • Infonetics Research expects the enterprise video conferencing and telepresence market to more than double between by 2015, when it will hit $5.0 billion
  • Due to their versatility, multi-purpose room systems account for the majority of enterprise video conferencing equipment
  • Immersive telepresence systems are expected to have the highest growth rates of all video conferencing equipment
  • Thanks to their low cost and availability on PBXs, software-based endpoints out-ship hardware by 10:1
  • The acquisition of Tandberg propelled Cisco to the #1 spot in the overall enterprise video conferencing market, with 50% of revenue in 2010
  • Polycom maintains its solid second position for revenue, and leads for units shipped

REPORT SYNOPSIS
Infonetics' new quarterly Enterprise Telepresence and Video Conferencing report provides worldwide and regional market size, vendor market share, analysis, and forecasts through 2015 for PBX-based and dedicated video conferencing systems. PBX-based video conferencing endpoints tracked include video phones and software. Dedicated video conferencing systems tracked include infrastructure (MCUs and other infrastructure) and endpoints, including immersive telepresence video systems, multi-purpose room video conferencing systems, desktop video conferencing systems, and video conferencing software.

The report tracks videoconferencing and telepresence software and hardware made by Aastra, Avaya, Cisco (Tandberg), Grandstream, Huawei, Kedacom, Lifesize, Magor, Microsoft, Polycom, Radvision, Sony, Teliris, Vidyo, ZTE, and others.

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