2009

By • Dec 8th, 2009 • Category: Radicati in the News

IT Infrastructure: Iron Mountain Predicts Seven Records-Management Trends for 2010
December 30, 2009
eWeek.com

In fact, Radicati estimates by 2013 corporate users will send and receive 219 e-mails daily (equal to 31 MB of data per user) per day.


Parallel Lines: UC for SMEs
December 10, 2009
MobileNews

A study by The Radicati Group predicts the market opportunity of BlackBerry-like services for the SME sector will grow from $7.2 billion in 2009 to $48.6 billion in 2013. This is based entirely on operators extending a well-understood model from a proprietary platform across a range of devices.


Can Google Really Hack It in Business?
December 3, 2009
PC World

Although its uptime isn’t perfect (and its outages get big play), Google says it consistently meets its 99.9 percent uptime guarantee. It also quotes a Radicati Group study that found Gmail four times more reliable than Microsoft’s Exchange messaging server when considering only unplanned outages, and ten times more reliable when taking into account planned downtime for maintenance.


Moving Exchange to the Cloud, Part 1
December 2, 2009
Windows IT Pro

Commentators such as the Radicati Group reckon that hosted email seats will grow by 40 percent by 2012 (http://bit.ly/3EFpgQ), largely driven by deployments within small and medium companies.


Small business: Managing company e-mail
November 30, 2009
Newsday.com

According to a survey by the Palo Alto, Calif.-based Radicati Group, business users reported spending 19 percent of their workday, or close to two hours a day, on e-mail – with no guarantee they actually read the messages most important to them.


Is Google Apps good enough for business?
November 30, 2009
InfoWorld

Although its uptime isn’t perfect, Google says it consistently meets its 99.9 percent uptime guarantee. It also quotes a Radicati Group study that found Gmail four times more reliable than Microsoft’s Exchange messaging server when considering only unplanned outages, and ten times more reliable when taking into account planned downtime for maintenance.


Plumbers’ Co-operative filters out spam deluge
November 26, 2009
CIO Magazine

New research from The Radicati Group tells a sad story of the trend in e-mail security, and how much CIOs will be spending on it. In its report “E-mail Security Market, 2009-2013”, Radicati estimates worldwide e-mail security market revenue to rise from more than $US4.4 billion in 2009 to just under $US6.7 billion in 2013 — an increase of more than 50 per cent.


Report: Business E-mail Drops for First Time
November 23, 2009
TMCnet.com

There are new signs that business users might finally be shifting more of their IP-based communications to formats other than e-mail. According to the Radicati Group, business users spend an average of 19 percent of their work day (1 hour and 17 minutes) sending and receiving e-mail. In addition, they spend eight percent of their work day (38 minutes) on business social networking sites and seven percent (35 minutes) of their workday using instant messaging.


Email will be ‘dead in ten years’
November 17, 2009
BCS

According to the Email Statistics Report 2009, published by technology research firm the Radicati Group, there were over 247 billion emails sent around the world every day in this year alone.


A CIO’s Defense Against Security Risks
November 17, 2009
Forbes.com

This isn’t surprising when you consider that the number of e-mails sent every day is estimated at more than 247 billion, according to data from the Radicati Group. Whether you are a CIO at a hospital or a bank, your infrastructure must be ready to handle this flood of data while maintaining the security controls of how and when information is accessed, and by whom.


Wolverton: End of the e-mail era? I’m not buying it
November 16, 2009
San Jose Mercury News

Yes, I know. The Wall Street Journal has declared that e-mail’s reign is over. It’s supposedly being replaced by technologies such as instant messaging, social networking and Twitter.

And it’s not just the Journal that’s proclaiming the end of e-mail as we know it. Thanks to the increase in time we spend on these newer communications services, the Radicati Group, a technology research firm, tells us that we’re spending much less time with e-mail.


Recover Lost Email
November 6, 2009
Processor

Todd Yamasaki, an analyst who covers disaster recovery for email at The Radicati Group, agrees. “Every business should take a proactive approach when planning their backup and recovery strategy. This means addressing and identifying potential problems or situations that may arise and then mapping out a game plan.”


E-mail Overload
November 5, 2009
Charlotte Florida Weekly

About 210 billion pieces of e-mail were sent every second in 2008, according to the Radicati Group, an independent market research firm. The average businessperson gets about 100 e-mails every day. The unending stream of correspondence has increased efficiency but can become a source of stress.


Email hits Australia Post where it hurts
October 22, 2009
Computerworld

A spokesperson for the Internet Industry Association (IIA) said it was difficult to calculate Australia-specific email volumes, but citing a Radicati report on email traffic said in 2009, the typical corporate user sent and received about 167 email messages daily. By 2013 this figure was expected to climb to 219.


Email boxes full of junk
October 22, 2009
Herald Sun

Worldwide email traffic is expected to almost double by 2013, with more than 80 per cent of it spam, according to a study by the Radicati Group.


Web-Based E-Mail: Businesses Beware
October 19, 2009
BusinessWeek

“The problem is that when something goes wrong, these companies are so small that they don’t have a lot of leverage with the vendor to get things fixed,” says Sarah Radicati, head of Radicati Group, an e-mail and messaging market research firm based in Silicon Valley. Big companies, on the other hand, cut detailed service arrangements with their vendors that spell out in excruciating detail what happens when some aspect of an e-mail system fails.


IP Phone System Featured Article
October 16, 2009
TMCnet

Analyst firm Radicati Group predicts that by the end of this year, roughly 74 percent of all corporate telephony lines will be IP-based, as enterprises migrate to integrated IPPBX ( News – Alert) software application suites. Despite the recession, adoption of VoIP is expected to continue to trend up, due to companies’ desire to cut communications costs, plus the fact that vendors are phasing out their traditional, or “legacy” phone systems and starting to discontinue support of their traditional phone products.


Email Use Increasing, Despite What WSJ Says
October 14, 2009
MediaPostBlogs

Monday, a press release from the Radicati Group estimated 139 million mobile email users. They also said, “Over the next four years, we expect this figure to increase at an average annual rate of 68%, totaling over 1 billion mailboxes by year-end 2013.”


Email Server Feature: Email Archiving Market to Hit $5.1 Billion in 2013
October 8, 2009
TMCNet.com

According to a recent study by The Radicati Group, Inc., the total email archiving market, which includes both on-premises and hosted email archiving solutions, is expected to grow from nearly $2.1 billion in 2009, to more than $5.1 billion in 2013. What’s more, about 75 percent of all archiving solutions are being sold as on-premises products, whereas 25 percent of archiving solutions are sold as hosted services, the survey found.


Nigeria: Will Emails Banish the Letter?
October 8, 2009
AllAfrica.com

According to a statistic by Radicati Group in 2006, it is estimated that worldwide, 183 billion emails were sent per day. Two million each second. By November 2007, an estimated 3.3 billion people owned cell phones, and 80% of the world’s population had access to cell phone coverage. In 2004, half a trillion text messages were sent, and the number has no doubt increased since then.


Exchange Server 2010 Promises a Brave New World
September 21, 2009
ServerWatch.com

Speaking at a Webinar organized by California-based research company The Radicati Group, White said the new simplified administration model is significantly easier, and therefore less expensive, to use. RBAC does away with the need to manage the deeply unpopular access control lists in Exchange, enabling IT administrators to delegate administration tasks by defining roles for other users.


Stop Buying Storage
September 10, 2009
The Data Center Journal

Email is the biggest unstructured information pain point today and a top target for data reduction via archiving. The Radicati Group estimates that the volume of email will increase by 30 percent from 2006 to 2010.


How L.A. would switch to Google Apps, using Microsoft’s money
September 9, 2009
TechFlash

“Like any technology system, Google has experienced occasional outages. That said, the real downtime as measured by 3rd party analyst firm the Radicati Group shows that Gmail’s uptime is significantly higher than on-premise systems such as the City’s Novell Groupwise implementation. ITA has also publicly stated that the reliability of Gmail is far superior to that of the City’s own system.


E-mail flood incurs billions of dollars in costs
September 2, 2009
FirmenPresse

A survey carried out earlier this year by the Radicati Group found that around 220 billion emails are sent and received each day worldwide. Other studies forecast an annual increase in e-mail volumes of about 40 per cent. It is safe to assume that many of these e-mails contain information worth archiving. In Germany alone it is estimated that 4,700 e-mails are stored on each and every workstation.


Is It Time for the End of the E-mail Age?
August 28, 2009
ITBusinessEdge

He also cites some scary figures from Radicati Group: Worldwide e-mail users will increase to almost 1.9 billion by 2013, compared with more than 1.4 billion in 2009. Worldwide e-mail traffic will reach 507 billion messages per day by 2013, almost double the 2009 figure of 247 billion daily messages.


No silver bullet for instant messaging security
August 24, 2009
ComputerWeekly.com

This popularity is understandable: a study by the Radicati Group found that an organisation with 5,000 people could save $37.5m a year using IM. Much like the fabled Dutch boy plugging the dyke with his finger to save his village from flooding, security departments are faced with trying to plug vulnerabilities in a technology that is fast becoming ubiquitous.


Trouble Ahead for Microsoft Reponse Point?
August 19, 2009
Enterprise VoIP Planet

“It may be a funding issue,” said Todd Yamasaki, research analyst at the Radicati Group. “The uptake for the Response Point solution has been fairly good, but as far as pumping more money into it, that funding that may not be there right now.”


Effective e-mails
August 19, 2009
thestaronline.com

ACCORDING to technology market research firm, The Radicati Group, an average of 210 e-mails are sent per day with business users sending and receiving about 156 e-mails per day (reported in August 2008).


Storage matters
August 18, 2009
ITP.net

The Radicati Group estimates that the volume of email will increase by 30% by the year 2010. Archiving technology will act as an online archive for older items that are moved from primary application storage according to defined policies that are set by the company. It also leverages optimised single instance storage and compression technologies to further reduce the data point.


Unified communications won’t displace insecure IM
August 14, 2009
Microvoip.com

Projections from The Radicati Group appear to agree. The research group expects the number of public IM messages this year to dwarf enterprise IM by a factor of eight to one. That ratio will hold in 2011, when 82 billion public IM messages are expected to be sent.


WORKetc Online CRM Addresses CRM Info Usability
August 11, 2009
TMCnet.com

Built in just four days, the application is said by Radicati officials to be designed to enable RehabCare staff to shorten the time needed to process patient pre-screens, “from as many as 18 hours to less than sixty minutes.”


Downturn makes way for hosted email mkt growth
August 10, 2009
CIOL

The economic downturn has brought renewed interest in hosted business email services, as more businesses reassess their current email infrastructure in a desire to cut costs, said a press release.


Softcell Technologies to Distribute AXIGEN Messaging Solutions in India
August 6, 2009
Mysolutioninfo.com

One of the top ten messaging solutions in the world according to The Radicati Group, the AXIGEN Mail Server has a strong focus on meeting the needs of business customers, either directly or through Service Providers employing the Software as a Service (SaaS) model.


Radicati Group Forecasts E-Mail Security Market
July 28, 2009
TMCnet.com

The Radicati Group’s latest study, “E-mail Security Market, 2009-2013,” forecasts that the e-mail security market will grow from over $4.4 billion in 2009, to nearly $6.7 billion in 2013.


MPP Archive Complies with ‘Ten Golden Rules of Archiving’
July 27, 2009
dBusinessNews.com

Worldwide, it is estimated by Radicati Group Inc., that there are 2.5 billon email accounts; 42% of the world’s population relies on email for information and collaboration.


The Social Web Prays at Email’s Altar
July 27, 2009
Gigaom.com

The Radicati Group, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based research company, recently released a study showing that the number of worldwide email users will increase to almost 1.9 billion by 2013 compared with over 1.4 billion in 2009. Radicati projects that worldwide email traffic will reach 507 billion messages per day by 2013, almost double the 2009 figure of 247 billion messages per day.


25 Things About To Become Extinct in America
July 24, 2009
Womblog

In 2006, the Radicati Group estimated that, worldwide, 183 billion e-mails were sent each day. Two million each second. By November of 2007, an estimated 3.3 billion Earthlings owned cell phones, and 80% of the world’s population had access to cell phone coverage. In 2004, half-a-trillion text messages were sent, and the number has no doubt increased exponentially since then. So where amongst this gorge of gabble is there room for the elegant,
polite hand-written letter?


MXsense Introduces Worldwide Channel Partner Program for its Web-based Email Archiving Solution
July 21, 2009
Ulitzer

According to The Radicati Group, an industry research firm, email archiving solutions offer interactive, long-term storage of email in a separate file store, with easy search and retrieval capabilities.


Seven ways to improve your e-mail messages
July 14, 2009
Computer World

And if the Radicati Group is right about world wide e-mail messages per day to average 247 billion (yes, Billion) this year, the fewer e-mails the better.


Mailspect Adopts Sphinx Index Engine
June 30, 2009
PR-Inside

Worldwide, it is estimated by Radicati Group Inc., that there are 2.5 billon email accounts; 42% of the world’s population relies on email for information and collaboration.


The Economic Revolution – on the Ground and in the Cloud
June 17, 2009
National Computing Centre

According to the research firm Radicati Group, companies with on-premises email solutions averaged from 30 to 60 minutes of unscheduled downtime and an additional 36 to 90 minutes of planned downtime per month.


Opera lets browser be used as a server
June 15, 2009
SFGate

Sara Radicati, CEO of market research firm Radicati Group, said she wants to hear more about Opera Unite’s ability to combat malware and other security threats. But she said the service overall is a very intriguing feature that will appeal to users.


APAC Hosted Email Market Projected to Grow to 998M Mailboxes by 2013
June 15, 2009
Earth Times

The Radicati Group, Inc.’s latest study, “APAC Hosted Email Market, 2009-2013,” provides an in-depth look at all segments of the Asia/Pacific Hosted Email market, including: ISP/Webmail Email, Hosted Business Email, and Managed Business Email.


Electronic Records Management: File This Under ‘More Work Needed’
June 2, 2009
Workforce Management

E-mail has become an important source of business records, and companies are drowning in it, contributing to an estimated 210 billion messages sent every day worldwide, according to Radicati Group, a Palo Alto, California, technology market researcher. Radicati predicts that this year, workers will spend 41 percent of their day handling e-mail.


Customer service even more vital
June 2, 2009
Coventry Telegraph

While you’re away from the office, customers, partners and suppliers may choose to call your landline, mobile, send you a text, email you, leave a voicemail or send you an instant message. And with daily emails topping 247 billion a day worldwide (Radicati Group), it’s relatively easy to miss important correspondence.


Radicati Study Analyzes Unified Communications
May 28, 2009
TMCnet

The latest study by The Radicati Group, titled “Hosted Unified Communications Market, 2009-2013,” provides analysis of the field, including installed base and revenue market share by vendor, four-year forecasts, and breakouts by region and business size.


IBM, Avaya deals signal IP telephony quality control’s coming of age
May 21, 2009
SearchUnifiedCommunications.com

“Call quality hasn’t always been very good,” admitted Sara Radicati, president of Palo Alto, Calif.-based Radicati Group, a communications analysis firm. But call quality monitoring technology and the underlying IP telephony architecture that vendors sell have improved to the point where many enterprises now know not to settle for less than the best.


There’s more out there than emails
April 24, 2009
nebusiness.co.uk

As the numbers of emails multiply, associated problems do the same. Daily e-mail volume is now at 247 billion a day worldwide and increasing, according to the Radicati Group.


Spam is a big polluter in more ways than one
April 16, 2009
San Francisco Chronicle

According to Sara Radicati, whose Palo Alto consulting group tracks this sort of thing, the number of spam messages globally in 2008 was 164 billion per day worldwide.


New Mail Store Optimization Module – MPP Green
April 7, 2009
Linux Today

Email volumes are exploding. According to the Radicati Group, “E-mail Security Market, 2008-2012”, corporate e-mail is projected to increase from 156 per user/day in 2008, to 233 per user/day in 2012.


Hosted E-mail: What Government Needs to Know
April 2, 2009
Government Technology

The Radicati Group, a market research company, confirmed its rising popularity in an August 2008 report that found there were nearly 1.6 billion worldwide users of hosted email – between both consumer and business e-mail.


Confronting the information overload
March 23, 2009
Times Online

The average email user received more than 160 emails a day in 2008, according to figures from market research firm the Radicati Group


Harris: Magical ‘oo’ factor boosts Web startups
March 3, 2009
Mercury News

Zenprise hopes to dominate its corner of an exploding market for smart-phones used for business purposes. In a press release, the company cited a Radicati Group study that projects 600 million smart-phones will be used for business by 2011, more than 12 times the 49 million in use now.


Stop buying storage
March 2, 2009
Tech Republic

The Radicati Group estimates that the volume of email will increase by 30 percent from 2006 to 2010.


Can open source replace Microsoft Exchange?
February 5, 2009
LinuxWorld

Sara Radicati, CEO of The Radicati Group, estimates that in EMEA open-source e-mail servers, lead by Germany-based Tobit have about 10 percent of the business e-mail market.


The Pros and Cons of Hosted E-Mail
January 12, 2009
Government Technology

Hosted e-mail is huge worldwide and will stay that way for the foreseeable future, according to a report released by The Radicati Group, a company that focuses on market trends in messaging and collaboration.


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