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IDC Recognizes UC&C Performance Management Solutions in IDC Innovators Research

International Data Corporation (IDC) has just released 2016 IDC Innovators research recognizing vendors within the unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) market that are focused on performance monitoring and management solutions. These solutions solve or help to alleviate an IT buyer challenge by helping network managers introduce new levels of efficiency, provide greater levels of manageability, reduce costs, and improve the overall user experience.

IDC has named three vendors as IDC Innovators for 2016 within the UC&C performance management solutions market: IR (Integrated Research), Nectar, and VOSS Solutions.

"Organizations across a range of industries are extremely dependent on the communications and collaboration solutions and applications operating on their networks today. Those networks support vital employee and customer interactions, internal business processes, and deliver services to staff, partners and suppliers, as well as customers," said Rich Costello, senior research analyst, Unified Communications & Collaboration. "The solutions profiled in this research can intuitively provide benefits such as automated, accelerated provisioning; real-time monitoring; advanced reporting and analytics; and/or proactive troubleshooting, among others."

IR Prognosis provides an integrated suite of monitoring/management software that brings real-time visibility, insight, and control to complex, multi-vendor UC and contact center environments. Nectar's flagship offering UCMP (UC Management Platform) improves visibility and service delivery across integrated voice, video, and data application solutions. VOSS-4-UC is a complete tool set that can transform the way communications architectures are designed, deployed and operated in public and private cloud environments.

IDC Innovators: Performance Management Solutions for Unified Communications & Collaboration, 2016 (IDC #US41949516) profiles vendors in the area of UC&C management solutions with an innovative technology or a groundbreaking new business model or both. This research includes companies with revenue of less than $100 million with a product, service, or business model for a specific use case.

About IDC Innovators Research
IDC Innovators reports present a set of vendors – under $100M in revenue at time of selection – chosen by an IDC analyst within a specific market that offer an innovative new technology, a groundbreaking approach to an existing issue, and/or an interesting new business model. It is not an exhaustive evaluation of all companies in a segment or a comparative ranking of the companies. Vendors in the process of being acquired by a larger company may be included in the report provided the acquisition is not finalized at the time of publication of the report. Vendors funded by venture capital firms may also be included in the report even if the venture capital firm has a financial stake in the vendor's company. IDC INNOVATOR and IDC INNOVATORS are trademarks of International Data Group, Inc.

For more information about IDC Innovators research, please contact Karen Moser at [email protected].

About IDC
International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company. To learn more about IDC, please visit www.idc.com. Follow IDC on Twitter at @IDC.

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