IDC Joins WebRTC Conference & Expo in Paris as an Industry Partner
12 Oct 2015
WebRTC is an open source technology originally introduced by Google and available today in the most common browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Opera and lately in Microsoft Edge. WebRTC brings communication to the Web and has the potential to disrupt the existing communication market.
"The participation of IDC in the conference this year is an important addition to the conference as it brings the perspective of a world leading analyst firm to our audience," said Amir Zmora, Conference Technology Committee Chairman and Founder & Consultant at TheNewDialTone. "IDC will be presenting their analyst perspective on the market covering both service provider and enterprise segments. They will also provide their contribution to conference panels."
"IDC has been following WebRTC since its inception. In the past two years we have been seeing significant uptake in the usage of WebRTC in consumer and business services," said Mark Winther, Group VP & GM, Worldwide Telecom at IDC. "We are honored to have the opportunity to share our view of the market at the 2015 WebRTC Conference & Expo in Paris."
IDC has published several reports and analyses covering the impact of WebRTC on the market. These reports include:
- Worldwide Cloud Communications Platforms 2014–2018 Forecast: The Resurgence of Voice and SMS (Doc #250224, Aug 2014)
- Worldwide Application-to-Person Messaging 2015–2019 Forecast: The Power of Cloud API Messaging Platforms (Doc #254790, Mar 2015)
- Switch.co — A Cloud Phone System for the Enterprise Market and the Voice of Google Apps for Work (Doc 257955, Jul 2015)
- Genband Energizes Real-Time Communications with Kandy, fring, and Virtualization (Doc #lcUS25648115, May 2015)
"I would like to thank IDC for their decision to join the conference this year," said Remi Scavenius, Founder and CEO of Upperside Conferences. "As a leading analysts firm, I am sure the participation of IDC will bring great value to the conference attendees and sponsors."
International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology media, research, and events company. To learn more about IDC, please visit www.idc.com. Follow IDC on Twitter at @IDC.
About Upperside Conferences
Founded in 1994 by Rémi Scavenius and Michel Gosse, Upperside Conferences has over the years established its strong credibility in the professional world as a leading telecom conference organizer by forging an original and innovative image. Today Upperside has earned a reputation of excellence in specific avant-garde themes. It was the first group to propose telecom conferences dedicated to MPLS, SIP, TVoDSL, WiMAX, Cloud Telco, SDN & NFV, WebRTC, and VoLTE, just to name a few. And by doing so, Upperside Conferences has been on the frontlines of major developments of IP protocol.
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