Global Enterprise Softphones Industry

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Global Enterprise Softphones Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Enterprise Softphones in US$ Thousand and Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 54 companies including many key and niche players such as Avaya Inc., AdoreInfotech Pvt Ltd., Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, ageet Corporation, Broadview Networks Inc., Cisco Systems, Inc., CounterPath Corporation, Cicero Networks Limited, JAJAH Inc., Mirial, magicJack VocalTec Ltd., QiiQ Communications Inc., Skype Limited, World on IP, and Wise Communication Solutions, Ltd. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definition and Scope of Study 3

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 4

The Changing Landscape of Enterprise Telephony: A Review 4

Table 1: Global Enterprise Telephony Market (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Line Shipments by Leading

Players (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 4

Enterprise Softphone Drivers & Trends: A Curtain Raiser 4

Enterprise Mobility & Workforce Virtualization: A Key Driving

Force 5

Opportunity Indicators 6

Table 2: Worldwide Worker Population (2008 & 2011):

Breakdown of Number of Workers (in Millions) by Nature of

Work - Mobile & Non Mobile 6

Table 3: Worldwide Mobile Worker Population (2008 & 2011):

Breakdown of Number of Mobile Workers (in Millions) by

Nature of Work - Mobile Office, Mobile Non-Office, Mobile

Home Based (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 6

Table 4: Worldwide Mobile Workforce (2011): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Number of Mobile Workers by Region

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 6

Advantages Stacked in Favor of Softphones Propel Adoption 7

SMBs Emerge Over the Horizon 7

Core Technology Drivers 7

Rise in VoIP Networks Pushes Up Growth 7

Faster Penetration of IP Telephony Propels Growth of

Software SIP Phones 8

Table 5: Global Enterprise IP Voice Market (2010):

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 9

Table 6: Global Pure Enterprise IP Voice Market (2010):

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Players

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 9

Unified Communications Strengthen the Business Case for

Softphones 9

Opportunity Indicators 10

Table 7: World Market for Unified Communications by Service

Segment (2011E): Breakdown of Revenue in US$ Million

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 10

HD Video Softphone: The New Flavor 11

Competition Exerts Downward Pressure on Prices 11

Consumer Perception About Quality: A Chief Bottleneck 11

IP Desktop Phones Continue to Dominate IP Telephony Endpoint 11

Table 8: Global Enterprise IP Desktop Phone Market (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues of Leading Vendors

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 12

Table 9: Global Enterprise SIP Desktop Phone Market (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues of Leading Vendors

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 12

Outlook 12

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 13

Enterprise Softphone: A Definition 13

Types of Softphone Clients 13

General Softphone Clients 13

Mobile Softphone Clients 14

Popular Open Source VoIP Softphones 14

VoIP: A Backgrounder 14

Connecting to VoIP with a Computer 15

Connecting to VoIP with a Phone 15

Benefits offered by VoIP 16

Pitfalls of VoIP 16

VoIP Protocols 17

VoIP Service Categorization 17

Business-Hosted VoIP 17

Broadband VoIP 17

VoIP over IP VPN 17

Technology Developments 17

Growth of 802.11 and 802.11 a/b/g Technologies 18

Dual mode mobile cellular and Wi-Fi handset technologies 18

Coexistence of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth applications 18

Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC) 18

Messaging Convergence Gateway (MCG) 18

4. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 19

CounterPath Introduces Bria Android Edition Softphone 19

CounterPath Launches X-Lite 4.0 19

CounterPath Launches Bria 3.1 for Mac and Windows PCs 19

CounterPath Launches Bria iPhone Edition 19

Media5 Introduces Media5-fone VoIP SIP Mobile Softphone

Version 2.2 20

CounterPath to Launch Bria 3.0 Edition for Linux Softphone 21

Avaya Launches 2050 IP Softphone Release 4.0 (Build 4.00.008)

for Microsoft Windows PC 21

CounterPath Introduces Bria 3.0 VoIP Multimedia Softphone for

Windows and Mac PCs 22

NEC Launches Univerge SP350 Softphone 22

Digium® and CounterPath Introduce Bria for Asterisk 23

Avaya Launches Avaya IP Office Release 6.1 23

CounterPath Announces Integration of Bria Softphone with

Genesys 8 SIP Server 23

VocalTec Introduces magicTalk Softphone Offering to Rival

Skype and Google Voice 24

VocalTec Communications Merges with YMAX 24

Telefonica Acquires Jajah 24

Zoiper.com Introduces Zoiper WEB Softphone 25

Broadview Networks Launches OfficeSuite USB Phone 25

BroadSoft and CounterPath Introduce Bria for BroadWorks 26

Media5 to Launch Media5-Fone for iPhone 26

Mirial Launches Mirial Softphone Version 6.2 27

Mirial Unveils Mirial Softphone for Mac OS 27

Mirial Softphone Incorporates DTLS-SRTP Media Encryption 27

CounterPath Launches VoIP Softphone for Outlook 27

D2 Technologies Introduces mCUE Mobile Convergence Softphone 28

Video-over-IP's GIPS and VoIP to Power Hong Kong Softphones 28

Ascent Telecom Unveils EnduraTalk SIP Softphone Version 1.0 28

Ascent Avaya and Nortel Enter Into Share and Asset Sale

Agreement for Enterprise Solutions Business 29

Mirial Softphone Joins the PicturePhone Family 29

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS 30

Avaya Inc. (USA) 30

AdoreInfotech Pvt Ltd (India) 30

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (France) 30

ageet Corporation (Japan) 30

Broadview Networks Inc. (USA) 31

Cisco Systems, Inc. (USA) 31

CounterPath Corporation (Canada) 31

Cicero Networks Limited (Ireland) 31

JAJAH Inc. (USA) 32

Mirial (Italy) 32

magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Israel) 32

QiiQ Communications Inc (Canada) 32

Skype Limited (Luxembourg) 33

World on IP (Italy) 33

Wise Communication Solutions, Ltd (Israel) 33

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 34

Analytics By Value 34

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Enterprise Softphones by Geographic Region- US, Canada,

Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and

Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues (in

'000 US$) for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 34

Table 11: World Historic Review for Enterprise Softphones by

Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe),

Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues (in '000 US$) for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 35

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Enterprise Softphones

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenue for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, Latin America and

Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 36

Analytics By Volume 37

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Enterprise Softphones by Geographic Region- US, Canada,

Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and

Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of

World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales

in Units for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 37

Table 14: World Historic Review for Enterprise Softphones by

Geographic Region- US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe),

Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Volume Sales in Units for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 38

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Enterprise Softphones

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for US, Canada, Japan, Europe (France, Germany, Italy, UK,

Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific, Latin

America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010 & 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 39

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 54 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 58)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 21

Canada 8

Japan 4

Europe 14

France 1

Germany 3

The United Kingdom 3

Italy 2

Rest of Europe 5

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 8

Middle-East 3

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