Market research firm IDC, in a study commissioned by Nortel Networks, says some 16 percent of workers worldwide are hyperconnected, using a minimum of seven different devices for work or personal network access and at least nine applications for instant messaging, text messaging, Web conferencing and social networking. About 36% of those surveyed use at least four devices.
This is good news for any firm investing in unified communications, Nortel being one of many. Want to know more about hyperconnectivity and how to address the burgeoning unified communications opportunity? Be sure to attend our Unified Communications Conference at NXTcomm 2008, June 18 and June 19 in Las Vegas.
For more about the IDC study:
- read this report at Network World