PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 14, 2014) - New study from the Radicati Group provides key data and statistics on business and consumer adoption of Email, Instant Messaging (IM), Mobile IM, Social Networking, and Mobile Email. The study includes data on the number of business and consumer users and accounts broken out by region for North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Rest of World (RoW). It also provides user demographics, installed base of on-premises vs. cloud-based accounts, breakouts by business size, vertical industry, email and IM traffic volumes, daily email and IM sent and received, email storage data, and spam and malware attacks.

According to the study, the majority of email traffic comes from the business world, which accounts for over 108.7 billion emails sent and received per day. The number of worldwide email users, including both business and consumer users, is growing from over 2.5 billion in 2014 to over 2.8 billion in 2018.

Social Networking is growing from about 1.2 billion users in 2014 to over 1.7 billion users by the end of 2018. The majority of social networking use is in the consumer space, however, business-oriented social networking is also showing stronger adoption.

To order a copy of the study, or for additional information about our research, please visit our web site at or contact us at 650-322-8059.

About The Radicati Group, Inc.

The Radicati Group covers all aspects of email, security, social media, instant messaging, information archiving, regulatory compliance, mobile, web services, unified communications, and more. The company provides both quantitative and qualitative information, including detailed market size, installed base and forecast information on a worldwide basis, as well as detailed country breakouts.

The Radicati Group advises corporate organizations to assist them in selecting the right products to fit their business needs, and also works with vendors to define the best strategic direction for their products. The Radicati Group also works with investment firms on a worldwide basis to identify and assess new investment opportunities.

The Radicati Group, Inc. is headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, with offices in London, UK. 

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