Dublin, Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pcdgsx/enterprise) has announced the addition of the "Enterprise Unified Communication Market in the US 2012-2016" report to their offering.

The analysts forecast the Enterprise Unified Communication market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 4.19 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing requirement for affordable enterprise communication medium in the country. The market has also been witnessing a rising demand for enterprise mobility. However, the requirement for high initial investment for unified communication system could pose a challenge to the growth of this market.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from the team said: Enterprise mobility is an important factor in today's business scenario to increase the productivity and the flexibility of an organization. Mobility helps enterprises establish connections with businesses, workplace, and customers without time and location constraints. Many UC providers and vendors have integrated mobile support and features that enhance the use of smartphones in UC. For instance, features such as voicemail-to-text, fixed mobile convergence, and mobile presence have been introduced to enhance the communication experience of end-users. Thus, the increasing demand for enterprise mobility is an emerging trend in the market.

According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the increased need for affordable enterprise communication solutions. Further, the report states that one of the major challenges in this market is the need for high initial investment by enterprises for the installation of UC components. A UC system consists of components such as a telephony system, telepresence equipment, and internet connectivity. In addition, enterprises have to incur costs for high-speed internet connections.

Companies Mentioned:

  • Alcatel-Lucent SA.
  • Avaya Inc.
  • Cisco Systems Inc.
  • Microsoft Corp.
  • Siemens Enterprise Communications Inc.
  • Aastra Technologies Ltd.
  • IBM Corp.
  • Interactive Intelligence Inc.
  • Mitel Networks.
  • NEC Corp.
  • SAP AG
  • Toshiba Corp.

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