'Dynamic' Meeting Market In 2017
There's a dynamic set of meeting solutions currently available in the market stemming from vendors striving to satisfy a diverse set of buyers. The market is full of rich offerings from on-premises deployments to cloud services, and from VoIP telephony to HD video on mobile devices.
Businesses can select from a variety of buying options as well including freemium, best-of-breed, or bundled software and hardware, from the smallest online meeting to the largest webcast, according to Gartner's 2017 Magic Quadrant For Meeting Solutions. Meeting technologies have embraced the web and mobile markets over the past few years, shifting toward broader and ubiquitous access.
Industry leaders include service providers like PGi, cloud-based vendors such as Zoom and BlueJeans Network, as well as unified communications companies including Cisco Systems, Google and Microsoft.