Radicati Group, a leading research and technology consulting firm, announced today that Oracle is its top ranked choice in its ‘Email Platforms for Service Providers Market’ category. Oracle beat out Zimbra, Microsoft and Openwave (News - Alert) to take the top spot. Details were presented in Radicati’s “Email Platforms for Service Providers – Market Quadrant 2011” report.
Oracle’s (News - Alert) Unified Communications Suite is a carrier-grade platform provides messaging and collaboration services to business users and consumers. Pure-play cloud providers as well as cable, mobile and fixed-line operators, utilize the Oracle platform.
The Radicati report points out [the Oracle Communications Unified Communications (News - Alert) Suite] “is currently the leading email platform for service providers, and with Oracle’s backing, we expect it will continue to see strong growth in this market.” Radicati expects the service provider segment to grow at a 15 percent compounded rate over the next four years.
Other highlights of the Radicati report note the exceptional flexibility offered by Oracle’s Communications Suite and how it supports open standards. It also points out Oracle’s standout low cost of ownership, primarily due to its scalability and reliability.
The Oracle Unified Communications Suite itself offers a complete messaging and collaboration solution, including Oracle Communications Calendar Server, Oracle Communications Messaging Server and Oracle Communications Instant Messaging Server. The latest release is Suite 7 update 2.
Bhaskar Gorti, VP and GM of Oracle Communications, spoke of Oracle’s top ranking in the Radicati report, stating in a press release “Oracle Communications Unified Communications Suite enables service providers to deliver efficient and reliable communications services which allow businesses and consumers to collaborate in unprecedented ways. Our position in Radicati’s report as the leading messaging platform for service providers underscores Oracle’s commitment to offering service providers a cost-effective and reliable unified communications solution.”
Edited by Jennifer Russell