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Global Unified Communications Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Global Unified Communications Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

About Unified Communications Market

With the rapid business expansion, the workforce of an organization is also expanding across regions. This increases the need to deploy UC tools, such as tablets, mobile phones, web, portals, and video, to ensure collaboration in communication within the workforce. UC solutions mitigate bottleneck issues related to the production, ordering, and service delivery while delivering real-time communication services for critical business operations.

Covered in this report

The report provides actionable insights to improve source-to-contract cycle performance in the Global Unified Communications Market. It helps sourcing professionals formulate better category strategies, enhance savings, understand supplier and market challenges, and implement sourcing best practices.

SpendEdge’s report, Global Unified Communications Market, provides up-to-date information about market shifts and potential risks, as well as in-depth knowledge of products and services, which can help in planning and in executing category management activities. It focuses on the cost-saving aspects of procurement and on providing insights that can lead to optimization of category spend.

Category driver

  • The need to optimize business processes
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Category constraints
  • Business process re-engineering prior UC implementation
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Procurement best practices
  • Suppliers that incorporate real-time monitoring tools
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What are the market dynamics?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What are the category growth drivers?
  • What are the constraints to category growth?
  • Who are the suppliers in this market?
  • What are the demand-supply shifts?
  • What are the major category requirements?
  • What are the procurement best practices in this market?


Press Release

SpendEdge Announces the Publication of its Procurement Research Report – Global Unified Communications Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report 2017-2021.

SpendEdge recognizes the following companies as the key suppliers in the Global Unified Communications Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report: Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, Verizon, and NEC.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from SpendEdge said: “One of the best procurement practices is to partner with suppliers that that incorporate real-time monitoring tools that are capable of identifying voice and data threats through VoIP.”

According to the report, the need to optimize business processes is a key growth driver for the unified communications (UC) market. Buyers are implementing UC tools to optimize business processes. These tools assist buyers in streamlining the business process in the enterprise sector, which in turn helps to increase operational efficiency and productivity across the value chain.

Further, the report states that a key procurement challenge faced by buyers is the difficulty faced while conducting business process re-engineering prior UC implementation. Business process re-engineering analyzes and restructures the existing businesses processes that enable identification and elimination of non-value adding activities.

Companies Mentioned

Microsoft, Cisco, IBM, Verizon, and NEC

PART 1: CATEGORY AT A GLANCE
TAKEAWAY 01 | Market Overview
TAKEAWAY 02 | Demand and Supply Snapshot
TAKEAWAY 03 | Key Market Dynamics
TAKEAWAY 04 | Supply Market Highlights
TAKEAWAY 05 | Pricing Insights
TAKEAWAY 06 | Procurement Insights
PART 2: SCOPE OF THE REPORT
Category Definition
Research Methodology
PART 3: MARKET INSIGHTS
Category Spend Analysis
Category Maturity by Regions
Demand-Supply Shifts
Regional Demand-Supply Snapshot
Global Molasses Production Hubs
Market Developments
Regional Impact of Trends
Key Category Growth Drivers and Corresponding Regional Impacts
Major Category Growth Constraints and Corresponding Regional Impacts
Key Current Technological Innovations
Major Regulatory Frameworks
Strategic Sustainability Practices
Porter’s Five Forces
PESTLE Analysis
PART 4: SUPPLY MARKET INSIGHTS
Supplier Operational Capability Matrix
Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Operational Capability Matrix
Supplier Functional Capability Matrix
Other Prominent Suppliers by Region: Functional Capability Matrix
Key Clients/Partners
Supplier Cost Breakup
Supplier Positioning Matrix
PART 5: PRICING INSIGHTS
Pricing Models Snapshot
Pricing Models – Pros and Cons
Indicative Pricing
PART 6: PROCUREMENT INSIGHTS
Major Category Requirements
Major Procurement Pain Points
Category Sourcing Evolution Matrix
Procurement Best Practices
Cost-saving Opportunities
Supplier Selection Criteria
Category Negotiation Strategies
SLA Terms
Supplier Evaluation Criteria
Category Risk Analysis
PART 7: TOP FIVE SUPPLIERS
Microsoft
Cisco
IBM
Verizon
NEC
PART 8: APPENDIX
Glossary
Key Notes
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