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Gartner Magic Quadrant for North American Corporate Telephony, 2005

Summary

2005 represents a turning point for enterprise telephony as traditional PBX software starts to become obsolete. Expensive upgrades to IP-enabled software releases create compelling opportunities for companies to use IP-based architectures for consolidation of their telephony platforms.

Published: 12 August 2005

ID: G00131173

Analyst(s): Jay Lassman, Rich Costello, Jeff Snyder

Table Of Contents
  • Market Overview
    • Market Definition/Description
  • Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria
    • Added
    • Dropped
  • Evaluation Criteria
    • Ability to Execute
    • Completeness of Vision
  • Leaders
  • Challengers
  • Visionaries
  • Niche Players
  • Vendor Comments
    • 3Com
    • Alcatel
    • Avaya
    • Cisco Systems
    • Inter-Tel
    • Mitel Networks
    • NEC
    • Nortel
    • ShoreTel
    • Siemens AG
    • Toshiba
    • Vertical Communications
  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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