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Survey Rates IT Consolidation a Top Customer Priority

Riverbed Technology released findings from a user survey that confirm businesses are making IT resource consolidation and virtualization a top priority to contain and lower costs, while simplifying management chores.

VoIP, UC Markets Poised for Rapid Growth

Market research firm Infonetics Inc. recently published three reports on voice over IP and unified communications that show a bright future for the purveyors of IT communications technologies. IT and telecom resellers hard hit by the recession in 2009 will be encouraged by Infonetics March 2010 survey of North American enterprises indicating a significant increase […]

Infonetics: Strong Growth Shows WiMAX Is Working

The WiMAX equipment sector is up for the third consecutive quarter, signaling continuing opportunity for growth in the 4G mobile broadband technology, according to an analyst firm. The number of WiMAX subscribers jumped 75 percent in 2009, to 6.8 million worldwide. “The WiMAX market is coming out of the recession period strongly, posting three consecutive […]

US Business Spending on Wireline Data Declining

Across nearly every category of wireline data services, spending by U.S. businesses is falling in 2009, reports In-Stat. Overall, the market research firm expects a nearly 2 percent decline in U.S. business spending on wireline data services, which represents the first time this market has declined in the 10 plus years In-Stat has been tracking […]

PHONE+ Teams With Gartner for Agent Survey

PHONE+ announced Tuesday it has teamed with Gartner Inc., the leading IT research and advisory firm for the channel, to conduct the first-ever exclusive telephony agent survey on key business issues. The study is expected to help telephony agents compare themselves with their peers in areas such as best practices and carrier recommendations. The survey […]

Wi-Fi Connectivity Becoming Pervasive on Devices

Wi-Fi-enabled products continue to proliferate across nearly all categories, including computing, networking, consumer electronics and mobile devices. Over 1,000 new products were launched with Wi-Fi in 2008; 2009 promises to surpass that mark, according to a new report from In-Stat. The research firm found 802.11 b/g solutions are still the dominant Wi-Fi technology in new […]

Enterprise VoIP Revenues to Grow to $1.86B by Yearend

Enterprise VoIP revenues hit approximately $1.34 billion in 2008, are projected to rise to $1.86 billion at the end of this year, according to new research published in June 2009 by Pike & Fischer. Over the past 12 months the market for enterprise-class VoIP has grown at a 29 percent compound annual growth rate — […]

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