For Immediate Release




Norm Bogen, Director, Networking

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Elaine Potter, Marketing Coordinator
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IP PBXs Are Eclipsing Traditional PBXs


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., August 17, 2005 – The IP PBX has reached a new stage of maturity with shipments of IP lines expected to exceed those of traditional PBXs this year, reports In-Stat ( While the total PBX market is forecast to grow by a compound annual growth rate of 6.6% through 2009, the traditional PBX is in rapid decline, and the IP PBX will continue to gain momentum throughout the forecast period, the high-tech market research firm says.


“The IP PBX is revealing itself as more than a simple one-for-one replacement vehicle for digital systems,” says Norm Bogen, In-Stat analyst. “With closer ties to data, this new vehicle is influencing corporate power structures and will ultimately have even more far-reaching effects on how business is done around the globe.”


A recent report by In-Stat found the following:



The report, “IP PBXs: Emerging Into Dominance” (#IN0501819LN), covers the worldwide PBX market. It identifies market trends that are driving the growth of the IP PBX. It also features forecasts of PBX shipments and revenues by category through 2009, and vendor market shares for 2004 and 1Q 2005.


For more information on this report, please visit: or contact Tina Sheltra at 480-609-4531or The report price is $2,995 (US).


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