Infonetics: Enterprise Session Border Controller Market Hits $271 Million in 2014

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Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:00 am EDT

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CAMPBELL, Calif.
"Enterprise session border controllers are increasingly being packaged as part of a larger sale of unified communications (UC) and contact center solutions in conjunction with SIP trunking. In 2014, worldwide eSBC revenue rose to $271 million, a 6 percent gain over 2013"

Campbell, CALIFORNIA (March 26, 2015)—Technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), today released excerpts from its fourth quarter 2014 (4Q14) and year-end Enterprise Session Border Controllers market share, size and forecasts report, which tracks enterprise session border controller (eSBC) session shipments and vendor revenue. 

“Enterprise session border controllers are increasingly being packaged as part of a larger sale of unified communications (UC) and contact center solutions in conjunction with SIP trunking. In 2014, worldwide eSBC revenue rose to $271 million, a 6 percent gain over 2013,” said Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC, and IMS at Infonetics Research, now part of IHS.

ENTERPRISE SBC MARKET HIGHLIGHTS

  • Growth in the enterprise SBC market is being driven by businesses’ use of Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) trunking services, interconnection between disparate systems and support of remote workers and cloud UC services
  • In 4Q14, eSBC revenue reached $73 million, with 2.5 million sessions shipped
  • At $29, the average revenue-per-session for eSBCs is considerably lower than that of traditional VoIP-TDM gateways
  • Garnering three-fourths of total sales in 2014, North America is the primary region for eSBCs, though adoption is accelerating in other regions, especially Europe
  • The top 4 eSBC market share leaders in 2014 were AudioCodes, Cisco, Oracle and Sonus Networks (in alphabetical order)

 

eSBC REPORT SYNOPSIS

Infonetics’ quarterly enterprise SBC report provides worldwide and regional market size, market share, forecasts through 2019, analysis and trends for enterprise SBC revenue and sessions by system and business size in North America, EMEA, Asia Pacific and CALA. Companies tracked: Adtran, Alcatel-Lucent, AudioCodes, Avaya, Cisco, Dialogic, Edgewater, Ingate, InnoMedia, Media5, OneAccess, Oracle, Sangoma, Sonus, Unify, others. To purchase the report, contact Infonetics: www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.

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About Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com)

Infonetics Research, now part of IHS (NYSE: IHS), is an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry since 1990. A leader in defining and tracking emerging and established technologies in all world regions, Infonetics helps clients plan, strategize and compete more effectively.  Follow Infonetics on Twitter for the latest headlines: http://twitter.com/infonetics.

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IHS Media Relations, +1 303 305 8021
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Diane Myers
Principal Analyst, VoIP, UC, and IMS
Infonetics Research / IHS Inc.
+1 408-583-3391
Diane.Myers@ihs.com
Twitter: @dianemyers

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