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Research and Markets: Concise Analysis of the International SMB Unified Communication (UC) Market - Forecasts to 2016

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mcdhh7/smb_unified) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International SMB Unified Communication (UC) Market - Forecasts to 2016" report to their offering.

Enterprise mobility is an important factor that can help organizations to increase productivity and flexibility in today's business environment. Enterprise mobility helps establish connections with businesses, workplace, and customers without time and location constraints. Moreover, the high penetration of smartphones in the US is driving the demand for UC solutions since they support a mobile workforce.

Many UC providers and vendors have integrated mobile support and features that enhance the usage of smartphones in UC. For instance, features such as voicemail-to-text, fixed mobile convergence, and mobile presence have been introduced to enhance the communication experience of end-users. Thus, the increasing demand for enterprise mobility is an emerging trend that is expected to have a positive impact on the growth of the market during the forecast period.

According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the increased need for affordable enterprise communication solutions. In the US, the infrastructure cost of enterprises is increasing rapidly owing to the growing employee strength. Hence, SMBs are looking to reduce their overall operational costs to maintain healthy profit margins. UC helps SMBs reduce their infrastructure cost and their communication and transportation costs.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

2. Scope of the Report

3. Market Research Methodology

4. List of Abbreviations

5. Introduction

6. Market Landscape

7. Unified Communication Market in the US by End-user Segmentation

8. Market Segmentation by Network

9. Market Segmentation by Users

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Trends and their Impact

17. Vendor Landscape

18. Key Vendor Analysis

19. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Alcatel-Lucent S.A.
  • Avaya Inc.
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Digium Inc.
  • Interactive Intelligence GRO.
  • Microsoft Corp.
  • Mitel Networks Corp.
  • NEC Corp.
  • ShorTel Inc.
  • Siemens Enterprise Communications Inc.
  • Toshiba Inc.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mcdhh7/smb_unified

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