European SMB Market Becomes the Next Battleground for the Unified Communications Vendors, Says Frost & Sullivan

Frost & Sullivan's Analyst Briefing on Unified Communications in SMB sector on Thursday, 1 July 2010, at 15.00 BST

Jun 22, 2010, 05:40 ET from Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The small and medium businesses (SMB) sector, looking up to big enterprises, is eager to benefit from advanced communication features and therefore presents a great market opportunity for unified communications (UC) vendors and service providers. The communications capabilities that were once reserved for larger enterprises have now permeated the world of small to medium businesses. Typically lacking the IT and financial resources that larger enterprises enjoy, small businesses require solutions that are inexpensive, as well as easy to deploy and manage.



These market trends will be discussed during Frost & Sullivan's next Analyst Briefing on Unified Communications adoption in the SMB sector on Thursday, 1 July 2010, at 15.00 BST.

Dorota Oviedo, Industry Analyst for Unified Communications and Collaboration group, will analyse trends in premises-based and hosted unified communications targeted at the SMB sector, key challenges in the European SMB sector, and also present vendor strategies for success.

"After decades of being rather neglected by the enterprise communications vendors, the small and medium business (SMB) sector has recently become the target for a wave of products catered to its needs," comments Ms Oviedo.  "From small start-up to large organisation, just about every company can benefit from productivity gains that unified communications solutions can provide."

The briefing will benefit unified communications and collaboration vendors, distributors, VARs, SIs, service providers and other market participants.  

To participate in this complimentary briefing, please email Joanna Lewandowska at with the following information: your full name, company name, title, telephone number, e-mail, address, city, state and country. Upon receipt of the above information, a registration link will be e-mailed to you. You may also register to receive a recorded version of the briefing at anytime by submitting the aforementioned contact details.

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