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Global Enterprise Social Software (ESS) Market 2015-2019

About enterprise social software

Enterprise social software (ESS) involves integration of various software platforms and social networking. It helps in improving productivity and communication and saving of cost and time. Organizations are increasingly employing social software to enhance workforce productivity and foster innovation through the sharing of knowledge and ideas. The decision-making process can be further enhanced and the ROI for businesses can be increased with the deployment of ESS.

Technavio's analysts forecast the global ESS market to grow at a CAGR of 14.66% over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global ESS market for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size, it considers revenue generated from the following:

  • Software licenses and subscriptions
  • Software implementation and maintenance costs
Based on component types, the report includes the following:
  • Social content applications
  • Social collaboration
  • Social networking software
The report also presents the vendor landscape and a corresponding detailed analysis of the leading vendors in the market. In addition, it discusses the major drivers that influence the growth of the market. It also outlines the challenges faced by vendors and the market at large, as well as the key trends emerging in the market.

Technavio's report, Global Enterprise Social Software Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers Americas, APAC and EMEA; it also covers the landscape of the global ESS market and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key regions
  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Key vendors
  • Communispace
  • IBM
  • Jive Software
  • Microsoft
  • Zimbra
Other prominent vendors
  • Lithium
  • Mzinga
  • Salesforce
  • Sitrion
  • Socialtext
  • TIBCO
Market driver
  • Emergence of social networking
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Lack of knowledge about ESS
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Steady shift to comprehensive suites and platforms
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2019 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Enterprise Social Software Market 2015-2019

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Enterprise Social Software Market: Communispace, IBM, Jive Software, Microsoft, and Zimbra.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Lithium, Mzinga, Salesforce, Sitrion, Socialtext, and TIBCO.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The ESS market in APAC is still in its infancy. However, with increased awareness and growing successful deployments of ESS solutions, the market is likely to register significant growth during the forecast period.”

According to the report, organizations are increasingly converting and focusing on going mobile to reach all levels of customers.

Further, the report states that the overall investment in the deployment of ESS solutions is very high, and organizations are increasingly concerned about measuring the business value generated from social software.

Companies Mentioned

Communispace, IBM, Jive Software, Microsoft, Zimbra, Lithium, Mzinga, Salesforce, Sitrion, Socialtext, TIBCO.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market overview
    • Benefits of ESS
      • Table Functions of ESS
    • Types of component
      • Table Types of component
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global ESS Market 2014-2019 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global ESS market segmentation by region 2014
      • Table Global ESS market by geography 2014
    • Global ESS market by region 2014-2019
      • Table Global ESS market by region 2014-2019
      • Table Global ESS market by region 2014-2019 ($ billions)
  • Market drivers
    • Emergence of social networking
    • Consumerization of IT
    • Increased number of application areas
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • Lack of knowledge about ESS
    • Integration issues with mobile devices
    • Security and cost of ownership
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Steady shift to comprehensive suites and platforms
    • Integration of social and collaboration software
    • Emergence of social media analytics
    • Increased adoption in APAC and Western Europe
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive analysis
    • Leading vendors analysis 2014
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • Cspace
    • IBM
      • Table IBM: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table IBM: Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
    • Jive Software
    • Microsoft
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table Business segmentation by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table Geographical segmentation by revenue 2014
    • Zimbra
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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