IBM Named Worldwide Marketshare Leader in Social Software for 3rd Consecutive Year! 2x faster than market! #socbiz #ibmsocialbiz #ls12 #ls13June 18, 2012
From the press release today!
IBM today announced that for the third consecutive year, IDC ranked IBM number one in worldwide market share for enterprise social software. According to IDC’s analysis of 2011 revenue, IBM grew faster than its competitors and nearly two times faster than the overall market which grew approximately 40 percent.*
The growing popularity of social networking continues to explode, with more and more organizations looking for ways to adopt Social Business practices to integrate global teams, drive innovation, increase productivity and better reach customers and partners.
According to IDC, the enterprise social platforms market is expected to reach $4.5 billion by 2016, representing growth of 43 percent over the next four years.*
A HUGE thank you to our clients! In the past year, new IBM social software clients include Lowe’s Home Improvement, Electrolux, TD Bank, Newly Weds Foods, Russell’s Convenience stores, Bayer Material Science, Premier Healthcare Alliance, Earthwatch, and the law offices of LaVan & Neidenberg