Avaya Widens Lead In Worldwide Enterprise IP Telephony Market

Avaya says they have widened their lead in worldwide enterprise IP telephony revenues according to Synergy Research Group’s 2Q 2007 Enterprise Voice Market Shares Report.

The report shows Avaya as the #1 vendor in IP telephony revenues (as defined by Synergy), with 25.4 percent of the global market for the second quarter of 2007. In addition, the report shows that Avaya retained its leadership position in the worldwide overall enterprise telephony market in revenue, with nearly 19 percent of the market in 2Q, more than 2 percentage points over its nearest competitor.

“IP Telephony continues to show strong global growth, with the overall market growing 22.5% in revenues year over year,” said Jeremy Duke, president and CEO, Synergy Research Group. “Businesses see IP as an essential part of their strategy to operate more efficiently and productively. Our report shows Avaya continuing to extend its leadership position in terms of market share growth.”

“Avaya customers are now experiencing the competitive edge that can only be gained through a highly reliable, flexible and open IP Telephony platform,” said Stuart Wells, senior vice president and president, Avaya Global Communications Solutions. “Avaya’s communications solutions are giving businesses the powerful tools they need to add significant value today, while providing an IP foundation that ensures business success tomorrow.”