Network Computing is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC
IP PBX Revenue Set To Skyrocket: Survey
The inexorable move from circuit switching technology to packet switching technology for PBXs continues worldwide, according to a new survey by Infonetics Research. Infonetics' Enterprise Telephony report forecasts that IP PBX revenue will jump 82% between 2005 and 2009, while TDM revenue will plunge 88%.
The report also found that worldwide TDM system revenue fell 11% while IP PBX revenue inched up 1% between the fourth quarter of 2005 and the first quarter of 2006.
The combined worldwide revenue for TDM and IP PBX systems revenue is 15% higher than a year ago, according to the report, although it fell 2% to $2.1 billion in the first quarter of 2006.
The report also found that :
* Cisco leads the IP phone market, with 39% unit market share, followed by 3Com and NEC.
Recommended For You
Developing and managing a network budget is hard work for network professionals, who often get hit with new projects that they know nothing about. Is there a better way to manage network spending?
Making the jump from outdated legacy technology to a more modern digital infrastructure will allow businesses to innovate at the speed and scale needed in today’s marketplace.
The business world is speeding up. The longer IT leaders wait to get their needs met, the more at risk their businesses and their jobs will be.