February 16, 2009 By News Report
The economy will slow the growth of Voice over IP (VoIP), but deployments remain wide-ranging at mitigated levels, reports In-Stat. Slightly more than one in three U.S. businesses that have deployed VoIP use it exclusively. Many more businesses use VoIP as a partial voice solution. U.S. businesses are also beginning to embrace voice-enabled IM capabilities, particularly among younger workers.
"IP continues to be a partial voice solution for most businesses with VoIP, particularly among larger businesses," said David Lemelin, In-Stat analyst. "Therefore, there is significant room for growth even among businesses that have already adopted it."
Recent research by In-Stat found the following: