OTTAWA, Jan. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In the future mobile phones will dominate, with businesses moving to a 'bring your own device' strategy and voice virtualization will take on more importance in business' networks according to survey results (1) taken by Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL). These results further align with the company's Mitel Freedom architecture that was announced late last year. Highlights of the survey include:
- 53 percent of respondents felt that, in the future, mobile phones will become the dominant communication device in the workplace. These same responders also stated that their organizations will move to a 'bring your own device' strategy in the future.
- 90 percent of respondents said that virtualization will take on greater importance in their network in 2011 with 34 percent of these saying that voice virtualization will take on the greatest level of importance. Cloud virtualization and desktop virtualization followed in priority at 31 and 25 percent respectively.
- 74 percent of respondents believed they could achieve a stronger ROI using a best-of-breed network approach versus a single vendor.