Global UC Market 2015-2019: Key Vendors are Alcatel-Lucent, Avaya, Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Polycom and Unify

Dublin, Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global UC Market 2015-2019" report to their offering.

UC is a system that integrates real-time communication services such as presence information, telephony, instant messaging, video conferencing, data sharing, and others, with non-real-time communication services such as unified messaging (email, SMS, and fax). It enables an individual to send messages in one medium and receive messages in another medium. For instance, one can receive a voicemail message and choose to access it through email or a cellphone. UC finds application in various industries such as Healthcare, Education, Finance and Banking, and Hospitality.

The analysts forecast the Global Unified Communication market to grow at a CAGR of 14.08 percent over the period 2014-2019.

The Global Unified Communication market can be segmented as On Premise and Hosted. In addition, it can also be segmented into Enterprise and Government based on user application. Based on enterprise components, the market is segmented into Telephony, Email, Unified Communication, Web Conferencing, Video Conferencing, Instant, Messaging, Wireless Email Services, Audio conferencing, and Other. Also, based on end-user industry, the market is segmented as IT Industry, BFSI Industry, Healthcare Industry, Telecommunication Industry, and Others.

The report, the Global Unified Communication market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Unified Communication market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

One key trend in this market is the increasing adoption of hosted UC. Mobility helps enterprises establish connections with businesses, workplace, and customers without time and location constraints.

According to the report, one of the main drivers of this market is the need for affordable enterprise communication solutions. The infrastructure cost of the workplace is increasing rapidly owing to the increased employee strength in enterprises. As a result of increased infrastructure costs, enterprises are looking to reduce their operational costs to maintain healthy profit margins. UC helps companies reduce their infrastructure costs as well as their communication and transportation costs.

Further, the report states that one of the major challenges that the market faces is the requirement for high initial investment. A UC system consists of components such as a telephony system, telepresence equipment, and internet connectivity. A full-fledged UC system requires high initial investment for the deployment and installation of the communication system components.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Technical Overview

07. Market Landscape

08. Market Segmentation by Product

09. Market Segmentation by Users Application

10. Market Segmentation by UC Components

11. Enterprise UC Market Segmentation by End-user Industry

12. Geographical Segmentation

13. Buying Criteria

14. Market Growth Drivers

15. Drivers and their Impact

16. Market Challenges

17. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

18. Market Trends

19. Trends and their Impact

20. Vendor Landscape

21. Key Vendor Analysis

22. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Aastra Technologies
  • Adtran
  • Alcatel-Lucent
  • Aruba Networks
  • Avaya
  • BT
  • Centile
  • Cisco Systems
  • Citrix Systems
  • Computer Sciences
  • Critical Links
  • Good Technology
  • Happiest Minds Technologies
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • IBM
  • Interactive Intelligence
  • Meru Networks
  • Microsoft
  • Mitel Networks
  • NEC
  • PanTerra Networks
  • Polycom
  • Revation Systems
  • SAP AG
  • Toshiba
  • TrueConf
  • Unify
  • Verizon Communications
  • Webley

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