Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Market Research Reports

Businesses increasingly acknowledge the need to leverage advanced technologies to improve business agility and gain operational efficiencies. Long gone are the days when businesses relied solely on telephony and email to conduct their daily tasks. Today, businesses are deploying a broad array of communications and collaboration applications including telephony, email, voicemail and unified messaging, instant messaging (IM) and presence, audio, web and video conferencing, file sharing and white-boarding, mobility, social networking and more.  New generations of business users are choosing more social and visual modes of collaboration accessible on the devices and interfaces of their choice, anywhere, anytime.

As businesses look to consolidate and more effectively manage their communications infrastructure, they are integrating multiple technologies and tools into unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions powered by session management, virtualization, cloud architectures and software-defined networks. To ensure higher ROI and future-proof their technology investments, businesses are investing in best-of-breed, standards-based solutions that can be tightly integrated for greater end-user productivity and more efficient IT management.

The combination of dramatic demographic changes and accelerated technology evolution is creating demand for a new approach to IT and business communications. We are seeing a powerful shift in IT towards new cloud delivery models that enable more flexible and cost-effective technology management and consumption. Holistic digital transformation initiatives are driving business IT and communications towards a Social, Mobile, Collaborative Cloud future.

Organizations around the world—large and small—have never before faced a more complex environment in which to operate and compete successfully. Vendors, service providers, channel partners and end users alike need information, advice and guidance to help them chart their course through this turbulent transition to a competitive advantage powered by advanced communication and collaboration technologies. With analysts covering all aspects of the UC&C technology stack, including infrastructure, applications, services and end-user devices, Frost & Sullivan is uniquely positioned to provide comprehensive coverage with a global perspective for all value-chain participants.

Frost & Sullivan’s UC&C team provides the following benefits to vendors, service providers, channel partners, and end-user organizations:

Extensive back catalogue of research in the majority of UC&C market sectors, as follows:

  • Services: UCaaS, CPaaS, Managed UC Services, Audio, Web, Video Conferencing Services,   VoIP Access and SIP Trunking
  • Applications: UC Applications, Mobile UC, Web Conferencing, Web/Virtual Events, Social Media, Desktop Video, Content Collaboration, Team Collaboration
  • Endpoints: Desk Phones, Soft Phones, Mobile Clients, Audio and Video Conferencing Endpoints, Professional and Consumer Headsets, Microphones
  • Platforms & Infrastructure: Enterprise Telephony, VM/UM, IM/Presence, Video Conferencing Infrastructure, Media Gateways, SBC, VDI
  • Technology: API, VoIP, SIP, WebRTC, Virtualization, SDN, Video

Comprehensive global coverage with local expertise in all major world regions

Experienced and expert team of analysts with decades of experience in the communications and collaboration industry

Accurate market forecasts and market share analysis coupled with thought leadership perspective on major industry trends

  1. 07 Jan 2022  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Hybrid Work Compels Businesses to Drive Equitable Meetings

    Technologies that Support Engagement and Interactivity Gain Prominence

    The pandemic was a great equalizer with everyone being remote. Mass adoption of video meetings, chat, virtual whiteboarding, and group messaging kept everyone productive and fully connected. Everyone had the same presence and an equal voice during video meetings. As people return to the office, there is a growing challenge of keeping the same level...

    $2,450.00
  2. 01 Nov 2021  |  Europe  |  Market Research

    Growth Opportunities in the European UCaaS Market

    Cloud Communications Services Shine in Addressing the Distributed Workforce

    COVID-19 has wreaked havoc across Europe and worldwide. It has considerably impacted supply chains and commerce patterns, GDP growth rates, travel, employment and technology investments. In 2020, the European Union (27 countries) experienced a GDP decline of 5.9%; the Euro Area (19 countries) GDP declined by 6.3%; Spain and Italy were among those m...

    $4,950.00
  3. 05 Jul 2021  |  Latin America  |  Market Research

    Growth Opportunities for Communications, Collaboration, and Contact Center Technologies in the Government Sector

    Enabling Key Government Workflows with Pre-packaged and Programmable Communications Solutions to Enhance Citizen and Staff Journeys

    Frost & Sullivan has identified the government vertical as ripe for digital transformation and the adoption of modern communications and collaboration technologies to improve operational efficiencies and enhance citizen experiences. The COVID-19 pandemic, and the social distancing norms it necessitated, has impacted all public services, revealing ...

    $4,950.00
  4. 01 Apr 2021  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Blended Learning and Hybrid Work Power the Global Digital Collaboration Boards Market

    Future Growth Potential Enhanced by Emerging Use Cases

    After experiencing significant demand shocks on account of COVID-19 in H1 2020, the DCB market made significant progress in H2 2020, registering annual shipments of 1.8 million units with a YoY growth of 9 percent, primarily driven by the revival of demand in the education sector. Despite the slowdown, the pandemic paved the way for the tremendous ...

    $4,950.00
  5. 11 Mar 2021  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Top Predictions for the 2021 UCC Market

    Transforming a Crisis into an Opportunity

    Frost & Sullivan's Top Predictions for the 2021 UCC Market takes a deep look into the convergence of technological, economic, social and other macro trends to provide an over-arching perspective on our expectations for the changing nature of communications and collaboration. These perspectives are validated by the intersection of our supply and dem...

    $4,950.00
  6. 05 Feb 2021  |  Latin America  |  Market Research

    Growth Opportunities for Communications, Collaboration, and Contact Center Technologies in the Education Industry

    Enabling Key Education Workflows with Pre-packaged and Programmable Communications Solutions to Enhance Student and Teacher Journeys

    Frost & Sullivan has identified the education vertical as being ripe for a digital transformation involving the adoption of modern communications and collaboration technologies with the objective of improving operational efficiencies, instructor performance, and students’ experience. The COVID-19-induced need for social distancing unmasked this ...

    $4,950.00
  7. 05 Jan 2021  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Growth Opportunities in the Global Stand-alone Wireless Content Sharing Market

    Latest Findings Demonstrate Stand-alone Device Dependency on Meeting and Class Room Deployments

    The standalone wireless content sharing market is experiencing significant shifts. Empty offices and classrooms lowered demand for these products in 2020 as traditional positioning for in-room collaboration was misaligned with the rapid transition to work from home and virtual learning. There are market opportunities for the wireless content sharin...

    $4,950.00
  8. 18 Dec 2020  |  Latin America  |  Market Research

    Growth Opportunities in the Global Cloud Meetings and Team Collaboration Services Market, Forecast to 2026

    COVID-19 and New Remote-work Realities Have Set Record Levels of Demand for Cloud Meetings and Team Collaboration Services

    In 2019 the global cloud meetings and team collaboration services market earned revenues of $5.53 Billion, which is a 38.1 percent growth when compared to 2018. The installed base of paid cloud meetings and team collaboration paid licenses grew by 57.3 percent in 2019 to 73.9 million. Growth in 2019 was mainly attributed to increasing user comfort ...

    $4,950.00
  9. 09 Dec 2020  |  Latin America  |  Market Research

    Growth Opportunities for Communications, Collaboration and Customer Care Tools in Healthcare

    Enabling Key Healthcare Workflows with Pre-packaged and Programmable Communications Solutions to Enhance Patient and Physician Journeys

    Frost & Sullivan has identified the healthcare vertical as ripe for digital transformation and adoption of modern communications and collaboration technologies with the objective of improving operational efficiencies and enhancing patient care. The study covers key use cases for point solutions such as video conferencing or team messaging, as well ...

    $4,950.00
  10. 21 Aug 2020  |  North America  |  Market Research

    Enterprise Communications Security Trends and Considerations

    New Technologies Mean New Threats to Mission-Critical Business Communications

    The business telephone system, commonly referred to as a private branch exchange (PBX), predates the invention of the Internet, Ethernet and the personal computer. As such, legacy PBXs were always deployed on dedicated infrastructure. The call-control manager was a standalone hardware server or appliance serving as the bridge between the PSTN and h...

    $3,950.00