Understanding Videoconferencing’s Future:  A Picture of the Industry

Is Videoconferencing worth it? We've got some hard facts to help you decide.

Understanding Videoconferencing’s Future:  A Picture of the Industry
Whether is carbon dioxide savings, travel time, or convenience, videoconferencing is set to take over communications. Credit: Nefsis.com
Understanding Videoconferencing’s Future:  A Picture of the Industry
Whether is carbon dioxide savings, travel time, or convenience, videoconferencing is set to take over communications. Credit: Nefsis.com

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Videoconferencing is still expensive and quite the commitment. To get the most out of it, it must be used faithfully and wisely, otherwise you won’t see any benefit or change to your institution. But what are that stats behind videoconferencing? We’ve gathered a few here for you.

A: Videoconferencing Slashes Production of Carbon Dioxide by Briefcase-Toting Travelers
(source: LifeSize)

LifeSize Carbon Chart

B: Top Three Telepresence and Videoconferencing Managed Service Providers:

BT
Glowpoint
AT&T

Source: ABI Research

C: Headwinds Encouraging Move to Cloud

  • Growing adoption of data center architectures and virtualization technologies
  • Required to integrate multiple applications to deliver the connected experience to users across different devices, such as PCs, tablets, and smartphones
  • Expectation of lower costs and improved efficiency delivered by the standardized platforms and processes operated in the cloud.


Source: ABI Research


D: Videoconferencing: By the Numbers

  • Enterprise telepresence and video conferencing equipment market to reach $5.4 billion by 2015
  • Dedicated multi-purpose room video systems make up over half the enterprise video equipment market now and will continue to be the biggest revenue-generator among enterprise video solutions
  • Videophones are the fastest-growing segment of the market
  • Videophones are also the smallest segment of this market
  • Regionally, the strongest demand for enterprise video equipment is in North America, China, India, and Brazil

Source: Infonetics




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