|[February 25, 2014]
Worldwide Enterprise Videoconferencing and Telepresence Market Sees Mixed Fourth Quarter Equipment Revenue Results, According to IDC
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
The International Data Corporation (IDC)
Enterprise Videoconferencing and Telepresence Qview showed mixed
results for the fourth quarter of 2013 (4Q13), with overall
videoconferencing equipment revenue increasing 2.8% quarter over
quarter, but declining -17.9% year over year. Total worldwide enterprise
video equipment market revenue in 4Q13 was approximately $592 million.
For the full year 2013, the enterprise videoconferencing market revenue
declined -13.1% year over year to reach $2.26 billion.
From a market segment perspective, multi-codec immersive telepresence
equipment revenue was down --2.8% quarter over quarter and -26% year
over year. Video infrastructure equipment - including MCUs and other
video-related infrastructure products - increased 12% quarter over
quarter, but declined -13.7% year over year. Room-based video systems
were relatively flat at -0.2% quarter over quarter and declined -17.8%
year over year. And desktop video systems showed slightly positive 1.1%
revenue growth quarter over quarter, but declined -25.2% year over year
Regionally, Asia/Pacific (8.1%), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA_
(2.3%) and North America (1.4%) all showed positive quarter-over-quarter
revenue growth in 4Q13, while Central and Latin America (CALA) (-13.6%)
revenue declined quarter over quarter. In addition, all the major
regions showed year-over-year declines for 4Q13: North America (-22.4%),
EMEA (-20.3%), CALA (-11.1%) and Asia/Pacific (-10.1%).
"Interest in video and collaboration technology and applications helped
the quarterly revenue numbers in three out of four major regions except
CALA. But the lingering macroeconomic situation - including softness in
emerging markets, the recession in Europe, and the sequestration in the
U.S. (i.e. budget cuts) - produced some autionary IT spending that
impacted year-over-year video equipment revenue growth across all the
regions in 4Q 2013," said Rich
Costello , Senior Analyst, Enterprise
Communications Infrastructure at IDC (News - Alert). "In addition, and most
significantly, we are continuing to see the impact of lower-cost
systems, software-centric products, and cloud-based service offerings on
the enterprise video equipment market."
Key Vendor Highlights
Cisco's (News - Alert) 4Q13 results showed a 2.1% quarter-over-quarter revenue
increase, but a -20.8% year-over-year decline in video equipment
revenue. Cisco remains the leader in enterprise videoconferencing
equipment with a 44.3% share of the worldwide market.
Polycom's (News - Alert) revenue increased 7% quarter-over-quarter in 4Q13, but was
down -13.4% year-over-year in the fourth quarter. Polycom ranks second
in enterprise videoconferencing equipment with a 24.9% share of the
Huawei's (News - Alert) 10.3% quarter-over-quarter revenue increase and 0.8%
year-over-year revenue increase in 4Q13 were good for a third-ranked
10.8% share of the worldwide enterprise videoconferencing market.
"Video as a key component of collaboration continues to place high on
the list of priorities for many organizations," said Petr
Jirovský, Research Manager, Worldwide Networking Trackers. "IDC
believes that among the challenges customers are currently trying to
work through are a market transition and determining exactly when and
how to provision their video deployments as more software-centric and
cloud-based service offerings become part of the enterprise video market
IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise Videoconferencing and Telepresence (News - Alert)
Qview provides total market size and vendors share data in an
easy-to-use Excel Pivot Table format. The overall market is further
segmented by product type [Immersive Telepresence, Telepresence
(Room-based), Personal Videoconferencing, Video MCU and Other]; form
factor (Endpoint, Infrastructure); and screen definition (High
Definition, Standard Definition). Measurement for the enterprise
videoconferencing and telepresence market is provided in factory
revenue, and unit shipments.
For more information about IDC's Worldwide Quarterly Enterprise
Videoconferencing and Telepresence Qview, please contact Kathy Nagamine (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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