Podcast: The Mobile Cloud, the Enterprise and Unified Communications

by Carl Weinschenk

Enterprises, according to Juniper Research Principal Analyst Dr. Windsor Holden, are going to get into the mobile cloud in a big way. Spending on applications — many presented in the form of unified communications — will reach $39 billion in 2016, he says.

Mobile cloud-based enterprise services will reach $39 billion worldwide annually by 2016, according to a study by Juniper Research. Dr. Windsor Holden, the author of the report, says that unified communications services will play a big role in that growth.

Holden told Unified Communications Edge's Carl Weinschenk that the industry is a unique point. Mobile devices are evolving quickly and growing exponentially in number, user demand is increasing and service providers are looking for new sources of revenue as traditional sources plateau.

Dr. Windsor Holden on the growth of enterprise revenues from the mobile cloud: [swf file="http://vid.itbe.com/ctoedge/ucejuniperjuly13.mp3"]

This article was originally published on Wednesday Jul 13th 2011