Redwood City, Calif. - February 2, 2010 -

According to a recent report by Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the networking and telecommunications industries, Unified Communications (UC) market annual revenues are anticipated to expand faster than the overall Enterprise Voice market through 2014. The report also indicates that the total PBX market is forecast to exceed $6 billion in 2014, but will not return to its peak of over $7 billion reached in 2007.

“We believe that over the next five years, UC will disrupt not only how vendors develop products, but also what kinds of ‘go-to-market’ strategies they implement,” said Alan Weckel, Director at Dell’Oro Group. “We believe it will take several software generations for a vendor to incorporate the functionality needed to become fully competitive with a UC offering in this market. This will give existing vendors opportunity to strengthen their installed base while giving new vendors the opportunity to enter this market,” Weckel added.

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The Dell’Oro Group 5-Year Forecast Report offers a complete overview of the Enterprise Telephony industry with tables covering manufacturers’ revenue, average selling prices for PBXs (IP, Hybrid, Traditional PBX, Traditional Key) and Telephones (IP and Legacy Business Phones). The report also includes tables covering manufacturers’ revenue for Unified Communications and Enterprise Voice Applications. To purchase this report, please contact Emily Kendall, call +1.650.622.9400 x223 or email

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