Videoconferencing revenue in Q4 2014: Huawei gains, Polycom and Cisco dip

Revenue of Huawei increased in the videoconferencing and telepresence equipment market in Q4 2014, while Cisco and Polycom slipped as compared with Q4 2013, said IDC.

Revenue of Cisco in the enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment market rose 15.6 percent over quarter, but fell 3.6 percent year-over-year. Cisco retained its share in the enterprise videoconferencing equipment market at 41.3 percent in Q4 2014 as compared with Q3 2014.

Polycom’s revenue increased 2.4 percent quarter over quarter, but decreased 1.2 percent year over year. Share of Polycom, which is ranked second in enterprise videoconferencing equipment, fell to 23.8 percent in Q4 2014 from 26.9 percent in Q3 2014.

Videoconferencing revenue of Huawei increased 70.3 percent quarter over quarter and 51.8 percent year over year. Share of Huawei has increased to 15.9 percent from 10.8 percent.

The worldwide enterprise videoconferencing and telepresence equipment market revenue rose 15.8 percent quarter over quarter and 4 percent year over year to $613 million in Q4 2014.

The number of videoconferencing units sold in Q4 2014 increased 15.7 percent quarter over quarter and 25 percent year over year.

In 2014, revenue declined 6.8 percent.

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IDC said multi-codec telepresence equipment revenue fell 6.9 percent quarter over quarter and 19.4 percent year over year to $32 million.

Room-based video system revenue rose 11.8 percent quarter over quarter and 12.6 percent year over year to $388 million.

Personal videoconferencing systems revenue including executive desktop systems increased 64.8 percent quarter over quarter and 25.4 percent year over year to $57 million.

Video infrastructure equipment revenue including MCUs and other video-related infrastructure grew 19.9 percent quarter over quarter and fell 14.9 percent year over year to $136 million.

Baburajan K
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