Gartner Research

Market Trends: Videoconferencing, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 07 August 2012

ID: G00229598

Analyst(s): Scott Morrison

Summary

As traditional videoconferencing growth slows demand for personal video is expanding at an increasing pace, but many providers have yet to convince buyer organizations that their solutions will allow the transition to mass video adoption.

Table Of Contents

Trends in the Market

Market: The Future of Video Is Personal, Unified and from the Cloud

  • Key Market Assumptions

Buyers: Aligning Video with Wider UC Purchase Decisions

Regions: Emerging Markets Have Seen Faster Product Growth and Will See Faster Growth in Services

Technology: Economics Will Make Cloud-based Video as a Service a Reality Faster than Other Cloud Communications

Market Structure: The Same Players Dominate Today but Growth Will Come From New Business Models

Contrarian View: If UC Architectures Become More Open the Videoconferencing Segment Will Become More Competitive

Vendors to Watch

Conclusions

Recommended Reading

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