IP PBX Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2005 to 2010

Report # SH29821372 | 352 Pages | 124 Tables and Figures | 2005


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IP PBX Market Assessment

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IP PBX Market Shares

The Market For IP PBX Servers

New Generations of IP PBX's

Computer Industry Servers

Driving Forces For Change In IP The PBX Industry


System Categories

Market Directions

Open Systems

Traffic Volumes

Internet Opportunities

Personal Mobility


Soft Switch Definition

PBX Technologies: IP Telephony

Market Opportunities, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2005 to 2010

IP PBX systems support efficient voice communication. Voice over IP is most certainly implemented as a system that attaches to a router and supports the transfer of voice signals as data in an IP network. Quality of service (QoS) is needed to give voice signals priority over large data packets. Voice IP and data capability are being added to traditional PBX voice systems to make them modern. Voice TDM line cards can be swapped with IP enabled ports in new systems.

Open systems enable handling both voice and data via Internet protocol. Open systems mean that PBX functionality supports the ability to have value added services. Services include supply chain automation, streaming media, content delivery, and remote business education. Internet connectivity is becoming significant for every aspect of enterprise communication signal delivery. PBX systems are being modified to support Internet data exchange, e-mail, and video imaging communications.

IP PBX systems are of two varieties. The can support the origination of calls (1) from a TDM system or (2) from a router. Ultimately they effect the transport of voice over the Internet (VoIP) using an IP protocol.

Cisco is a leading IP voice vendor. It continued to realize revenue market share gains calendar Q3 2004. Cisco Systems. is increasing enterprise voice revenue market share. Internet Protocol (IP) enterprise voice over IP (VoIP).

Global IP PBX markets are expected to reach $26.9 billion dollars in the year 2009. The market grows at a steady positive rate over the years. The growth is brought by replacement of digital proprietary voice systems with systems that do handle the Internet with combined voice, data, and video. Music, Internet TV, and VoIP are market drivers. Companies will increase the use of data over networks.

Companies Profiled

Agilent Technologies
Cisco Systems
D-Link Systems Inc.
Mera Systems

Quintum Technologies
Shortel (Shoreline Teleworks)
Solid Information Technology
V3 Global

Report Methodology

This is the one hundred thirty second report in a series of market research reports that provide forecasts in communications, telecommunications, the internet, computer, software, and telephone equipment. The project leaders take direct responsibility for writing and preparing each report. They have significant experience preparing industry studies. Forecasts are based on primary research and proprietary data bases. Forecasts reflect analysis of the market trends in the segment and related segments. Unit and dollar shipments are analyzed through consideration of dollar volume of each market participation in the segment. Market share analysis includes conversations with key customers of products, industry segment leaders, marketing directors, distributors, leading market participants, and companies seeking to develop measurable market share. Over 200 in-depth interviews are conducted for each report with a broad range of key participants and opinion leaders in the market segment.

About the Company

WinterGreen Research, founded in 1985, provides strategic market assessments in telecommunications, communications equipment, health care, and advanced computer technology. Industry reports focus on opportunities that will expand existing markets or develop major new markets. The reports assess new product and service positioning strategies, new and evolving technologies, and technological impact on products, services, and markets. Market shares are provided. Leading market participants are profiled, and their marketing strategies, acquisitions, and strategic alliances are discussed. The principals of WinterGreen Research have been involved in analysis and forecasting of international business opportunities in telecommunications and advanced computer technology markets for over 30 years.

About the Principal Authors

Ellen T. Curtiss, Technical Director, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, conducts strategic and market assessments in technology-based industries. Previously she was a member of the staff of Arthur D. Little, Inc., for 23 years, most recently as Vice President of Arthur D. Little Decision Resources, specializing in strategic planning and market development services. She is a graduate of Boston University and the Program for Management Development at Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration. She is the author of recent studies on worldwide telecommunications markets and the Top Ten Telecommunications market analysis and forecasts.

Susan Eustis, President, co-founder of WinterGreen Research, has done research in communications and computer markets and applications. She holds several patents in microcomputing and parallel processing. She is the author of recent studies of the Regional Bell Operating Companies' marketing strategies, Internet equipment, a study of Internet Equipment, Worldwide Telecommunications Equipment, Top Ten Telecommunications, Digital Loop Carrier, Web Hosting, and Application Integration markets. Ms. Eustis is a graduate of Barnard College.

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