SOURCE: The Radicati Group, Inc.

The Radicati Group, Inc.

April 10, 2012 07:00 ET

The Radicati Group Releases "Email Statistics Report, 2012-2016"

Key Statistics for Email, Social Media, Instant Messaging, Mobile Email, and Unified Communications

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Apr 10, 2012) - A new study from The Radicati Group provides key data and statistics on business and consumer use of Email, Social Media, Instant Messaging (IM), Mobile Email, and Unified Communications (UC). It includes data on the number of business and consumer users and accounts broken out by region for North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Rest of World (RoW). It also provides user demographics, installed base of on-premises vs. hosted (i.e. cloud-based) accounts, breakouts by business size, vertical industry, email traffic volumes, email storage data, and cost of spam and malware attacks. The report includes data on the amount of time corporate and consumer users spend daily on email, instant messaging and social networking.

According to the report, the number of worldwide email accounts is expected to increase from 3.3 billion accounts in 2012 to over 4.3 billion by year-end 2016. However, business and consumer communication is also shifting increasingly to Social Media and Instant Messaging (IM).

Social Networking sites have shown explosive growth in the past year and the total number of active worldwide social networking accounts is expected to top 2.7 billion in 2012, and is projected to grow to over 4.3 billion by 2016.

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

About The Radicati Group, Inc.

The Radicati Group covers all aspects of email, security, social media, instant messaging, information archiving, regulatory compliance, wireless technologies, web services, unified communications, 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 advises corporate organizations to assist them in selecting the right products to fit their business needs, and also works with vendors to define the best strategic direction for their products. The Radicati Group also works with investment firms on a worldwide basis to identify and assess new 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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