Avaya extends lead in IP revenues
Dubai, December 27, 2007
Avaya continued to extend its burgeoning lead in worldwide enterprise Internet Protocol Telephony revenues, claiming nearly 30 per cent of the overall IP Telephony market, according to a new report.
Avaya led the space with 28 per cent of the market, securing its largest quarterly share the company has achieved in this segment, according to Synergy Research Group’s 3Q 2007 Enterprise Voice Market Shares Report.
Avaya’s leading market share placed it nearly two points ahead of its nearest competitor. The report places Avaya as the top vendor in IP Telephony for a third consecutive quarter, marking another period of accelerating growth for the company.
“More businesses are experiencing the benefits gained through a strong IP Telephony foundation from Avaya,” said channel and marketing director, Avaya MENA, Roger El Tawil.
“Through open, interoperable IP solutions, Avaya will continue to lead the evolution to next generation unified communications and customer service applications that bring real value to businesses,” he added.
The top four vendors for worldwide enterprise IP Telephony revenues, according to study are Avaya, Cisco Nortel and Alcatel-Lucent.
In addition, Avaya outpaced industry revenue growth both sequentially and when compared with the year-ago quarter, according to the study. This comes at a time when the enterprise IP Telephony industry is experiencing strong growth.
“This industry is now running on all cylinders,” said president and CEO of Synergy Research Group Jeremy Duke.
”When measuring against the same time last year, our latest figures show an increase of 23 per cent in overall industry IP revenues. Avaya grew its IP revenues by 27 per cent, demonstrating that in a highly competitive market, Avaya has been successful in bringing leading IP telephony products to market,” added Duke.
At the core of Avaya’s portfolio of converged solutions is the industry’s leading IP Telephony software – Avaya Communication Manager. This open standards, multi-vendor software provides a communications foundation for IP-based applications, contact center solutions, and a host of Avaya one-X end points and mobility solutions.- TradeArabia News Service