SOURCE: The Radicati Group, Inc.

August 01, 2006 08:00 ET

The Radicati Group, Inc. Releases Q2 2006 Market Numbers Update

A Quantitative Summary of All Key Market Segments Covered by The Radicati Group, Inc. Including Messaging, Email Clients, Hosted Email, Email Security, Email Archiving, UC, IM, Identity Management, Wireless Email, Corporate Anti-Spyware, Email Traffic, Spam Volumes, and More

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 1, 2006 -- A new study showing year-end market size, market share, and four-year forecasts (2006 - 2010) for all core market segments tracked by the Radicati Group, Inc. is now available.

According to the study, there are over 1.1 billion email users worldwide, with nearly 1.4 billion active email accounts. Worldwide email traffic per day totals about 183 billion messages, of which 70% are spam.

Approximately 70% of worldwide email mailboxes are delivered through a webmail service provider or ISP. Insourced mailboxes account for 27% of total mailboxes worldwide.

The study forecasts strong growth in the email archiving, wireless email and instant messaging markets. The email archiving market is expected to grow from $800 million in 2006 to nearly $7.8 billion in 2010. The installed base of the wireless email market is forecasted to grow from 14 million in 2006 to 228 million in 2010. Revenue in the Enterprise Instant Messaging market will increase at an average annual rate of 23% over the next four years.

To order a copy of the study, or for additional information about our market research programs, please contact Ruchi Batra at (650) 322-8059, or visit our web site at

About The Radicati Group, Inc.

The Radicati Group covers all aspects of email security, email archiving, compliance, wireless technologies, web services, identity management, IM, 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, UK.

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    The Radicati Group, Inc.
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