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Enterprise Social Software (ESS) Market: 19.4% Worldwide CAGR to 2018

DALLAS, September 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- adds Global Enterprise Social Software (ESS) Market 2014-2018 research report to its store. The convergence of social software and collaboration software into a single solution offering is creating a positive effect in the market. The market is witnessing a shift from single-point solutions to comprehensive platforms that provide all the required social software capabilities such as blogs, email, wikis, and forums.

Analysts forecast the Global Enterprise Social Software market to grow at a CAGR of 19.4 percent over the period 2013-2018. According to the report, the increased adoption of social media sites is a major driver in the market. The penetration of social media sites is at its peak. Employees are demanding a similar experience in their organizations. An increased number of use cases of social software and successful case studies of organizations generating a positive return on investment are propelling the market forward.

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Enterprise Social Software market for the period 2014-2018. The report covers the various cases of social software in organizations. Social software is an IT offering from vendors, which enables organizations to enhance workforce productivity and foster innovation through the sharing of knowledge and ideas. Social software enables organizations to collaborate and integrate through blogs, wikis, conversations, forums, and communities. In short, social software provides a social networking experience to employees in organizations.

The Global Enterprise Social Software Market 2014-2018 report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report focuses on the Global Enterprise Social Software market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

The report recognizes the following enterprise social software market companies as the key players globally : Communispace, IBM Corp., Jive Software Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Zimbra Inc. Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Lithium, Mzinga, Salesforce, Sitrion (formerly NewsGator Technologies), Socialtext and TIBCO. Order a copy of this report at (Prices start at US$2000 for a single user PDF) -  .

Further, the report states that the cost of deploying ESS solutions remains a key hindrance to market growth. The organizations are concerned about ROI when deploying these software solutions because of several factors such as low adoption rate, lack of security, and lack of support on mobile devices.

Key Questions Answered in this Enterprise Social Software Market Report: What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be? What are the key market trends? What is driving this market? What are the challenges to market growth? Who are the key vendors in this market space? What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

Table of Contents for Global Enterprise Social Software (ESS) Market 2014-2018 Research Report Covers: 

01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings
04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology
05. Introduction
06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Market Size and Forecast
06.3 Four C's of Enterprise Social Software
06.4 Five Forces Analysis
07. Geographical Segmentation
07.1 Global Enterprise Social Software Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013
07.2 Global Enterprise Social Software Market in the Americas
07.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.3 Global Enterprise Social Software Market in the EMEA Region
07.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.4 Global Enterprise Social Software Market in the APAC Region
07.4.1 Market Size and Forecast
08. Buying Criteria
09. Market Growth Drivers
10. Drivers and their Impact
11. Market Challenges
12. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
13. Market Trends
14. Trends and their Impact
15. Vendor Landscape
15.1 Competitive Scenario
15.1.1 Mergers and Acquisitions
15.2 Market Share Analysis 2013
15.3 Other Prominent Vendors
16. Key Vendor Analysis
16.1 Communispace
16.1.1 Business Overview
16.1.2 Key Information
16.1.3 SWOT Analysis
16.2 IBM Corp.
16.2.1 Business Overview
16.2.2 Business Segmentation
16.2.3 Key Information
16.2.4 SWOT Analysis
16.3 Jive Software, Inc.
16.3.1 Business Overview
16.3.2 Business Segmentation
16.3.3 Key Information
16.3.4 SWOT Analysis
16.4 Microsoft Corp.
16.4.1 Business Overview
16.4.2 Business Segmentation
16.4.3 Key Information
16.4.4 SWOT Analysis
16.5 Zimbra, Inc.
16.5.1 Business Overview
16.5.2 Key Information
16.5.3 SWOT Analysis
List of Exhibits:
Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global Enterprise Social Software Market 2013-2018 (US$ million)
Exhibit 3: Four C's and Functions of Social Software
Exhibit 4: Global Enterprise Social Software market by Geographical Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 5: Global Enterprise Social Software market by revenues(millions) in the Americas 2013-2018
Exhibit 6: Global Enterprise Social Software market by revenues(millions) in the EMEA region 2013-2018
Exhibit 7: Global Enterprise Social Software market by revenues(millions) in the APAC region 2013-2018
Exhibit 8: Global Enterprise Social Software Market by Vendor Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 9: Business Segmentation of IBM Corp.
Exhibit 10: Revenue Segmentation by Geography 2013
Exhibit 11: Revenue Segmentation by geography,2013
Exhibit 12: Business Segmentation of Microsoft Corp.

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