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. 14 Jun 2024  |  Global  |  Tracker

    Global Video Conferencing Devices Market, Forecast to 2028

    Full CY 2023 Update

    The $3.25 billion global video conferencing devices market is undergoing seismic changes in the wake of massive work, workplace, and workforce transformation. Driven by the shift to remote work, video adoption saw hyper-growth during the pandemic years. The market is currently undergoing significant normalization, as it gets aligned with the new fu...

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  2. 30 May 2024  |  Global  |  Customer Research

    Growth Opportunities in the Enterprise Telephony Market, 2024

    Is the Future of Business Call Control On-Premises, Cloud, Hybrid or Mobile?

    Frost & Sullivan s 2024 IT decision-maker (ITDM) survey was conducted to gain insights on the following end-user organizations priorities: Current communications and collaboration technology adoption rates and future adoption plans Demand for private branch exchange (PBX) and cloud/mobile PBX functionality Evolution of enterprise telepho...

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  3. 17 May 2024  |  Global  |  Customer Research

    2024 UCC Buyers Perspectives

    Customer Needs for Agility and Flexibility will Drive Continued Market Growth

    Frost & Sullivan s 2024 information technology decision-maker (ITDM) survey was conducted to gain insights on the following end-user organizations priorities: Top technical challenges for IT/telecom departments Top non-technical challenges for IT/telecom departments Current unified communications and collaboration (UCC) technology a...

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  4. 29 Feb 2024  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Desktop and Cordless Phone Market, Forecast to 2030

    Untapped Demand Among Key Employee Segments Drives Demand for New Desktop and Cordless Phones

    Over the years the office telephone has transformed organization's communication internally and externally. However, in today's digital age, organization's have a plethora of digital tools at their disposal for communicating. At the same time, organization's are faced with various challenges that are driving changes to communications, such as the...

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  5. 18 Dec 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Analysis of the Global Web Conferencing Market

    Collaboration Convergence and Mobile-first Focus Lead to New Market Synergies

    The global web conferencing market is being transformed by the ongoing evolution of the workplace. A renewed focus on application convergence and strong mobile-first initiatives are resulting in groundbreaking technology shifts that are empowering users with greater productivity benefits than ever before. The move from audio-only meetings to web an...

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  6. 21 Nov 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Audio Conferencing Endpoints Market

    Tabletop and Installed Audio Conferencing Systems

    This study presents a market analysis of tabletop conference phones and installed audio conferencing systems. Tabletop conference phones are segmented as TDM, VoIP, and USB/Alternative connectivity endpoints. Installed audio conferencing endpoints are non-portable audio conferencing systems designed specifically for use in larger meetings rooms, an...

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  7. 11 Nov 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Professional Services in the Web Events Market

    Strong Growth in Web Events Creates Opportunities for Professional Services Attachment

    The web event services market is growing at a fast pace. There has been a strong move in the web casting segment to self-service events. Leading vendors are reporting that more than 20 to 25 percent of all events are now self-service; up from none two years prior. Self-service is leading to greater usage and the frequency of web events thereby incr...

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  8. 01 Oct 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Video Conferencing Endpoints and Infrastructure MarketQ2 2014 Update

    Continued Turmoil as Growth Shifts to Cloud and Soft Clients

    The overall revenue of the enterprise video-conferencing market continues to undergo a rapid decline as growth shifts to cloud and software-based solutions. The ongoing shift to software-centric solutions and cloud services is creating challenges for vendors, while also opening up new opportunities for growth.

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  9. 29 Apr 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Analysis of the Global Web Event Services Market

    A Fragmented Market Poised for Growth

    The global web events market is experiencing significant shifts with the emergence of self-service solutions and a greater focus on mobile and social webcasting. An increasing number of enterprises are using webinars and webcasts as business-critical communication tools. User demand is triggered by travel and time savings, the ongoing workplace tra...

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  10. 24 Mar 2014  |  Global  |  Market Research

    Global Video Conferencing Endpoints and Infrastructure MarketQ4 and Full Year 2013 Update

    Seismic Market Shifts Present New Opportunities

    2013 was another dismal year for revenue growth in the overall video conferencing endpoints and infrastructure market. While the top line is under pressure, user demand for endpoints has been growing at a steady pace. The video conferencing industry is undergoing seismic shifts as users demand ubiquitous video that is scalable, affordable, and easy...

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