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Infonetics: Enterprise SBC Market Grew 42% in 2013

Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 4th quarter 2013 (4Q13) and year-end Enterprise Session Border Controllers market share, size, and forecast report.


“Demand for enterprise session border controllers (eSBCs) continues to be strong as businesses transition to SIP trunking. North America remains the primary region for the eSBC market, but enterprises in other regions, particularly Europe, are accelerating adoption of SIP trunking, which in turn should positively impact eSBC sales outside North America,” notes Diane Myers, principal analyst for VoIP, UC, and IMS at Infonetics Research.


  • In 2013, the global enterprise SBC (eSBC) market grew 42% year-over-year, to $255 million
  • Over 3/4 of eSBC revenue in 2013 came from North America
  • Cisco and Oracle are neck-and-neck in the highly competitive enterprise SBC space, where competitors are chipping away at market share
  • Currently, fewer than 10 of vendors make up the majority of global enterprise SBC revenue
  • The competitive landscape within the eSBC market remains dynamic, with over 20 vendors offering some form of SBC functionality; the smaller vendors collectively make up a large portion of total revenue


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Clients, log in to join Diane Myers March 14 at noon ET for her quarterly eSBC market recap and outlook, or view on-demand: https://www.infonetics.com/cgp/login.asp?id=924


Infonetics' quarterly enterprise SBC report provides worldwide and regional market size, market share, forecasts through 2018, analysis, and trends for enterprise SBC revenue and sessions by system and business size in North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa), Asia Pacific, and the Caribbean and Latin America. Companies tracked: Adtran, AudioCodes, Avaya, Cisco, Dialogic, Edgewater, Ingate, OneAccess, Oracle, Sonus Networks, Unify, and others. To buy the report, contact Infonetics: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp.



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N. America (West), Asia Pacific: Larry Howard, [email protected], +1 408-583-3335

N. America (East, Midwest), L. America: Scott Coyne, [email protected], +1 408-583-3395

EMEA, India, Singapore: George Stojsavljevic, [email protected], +44 755-488-1623

Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan: http://www.infonetics.com/contact.asp


Infonetics Research (www.infonetics.com) 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 effectively. View Infonetics’ About Us slides at http://bit.ly/QUrbrV.

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