Panasonic leads in small business phone systems market in North America


Panasonic System Networks Company of America announced
that it continues its market leadership in the small business telephone market
by again achieving #1 market share in North America for the full calendar year
2010 and for the first quarter of 2011.


The new market information was released by the
Parsippany, NJ based information technology market research firm T3i Group, in
June of this year.


The T3i report, InfoTrack for Enterprise Communications,
North America, reports that Panasonic achieved 35 percent market share
for the North American market, with a 17 point lead over the next closest
competitor, Avaya, for 2010. In IP-enabled technology Panasonic had a 26
market share, 3 points ahead of the next highest ranked brand,


In Q1 Panasonic had a 30
percent market share in North America, with a 20 point lead over the next
closest brand, NEC. T3i also noted that Panasonic line
shipment growth for Q1 was up 18 percent over the prior quarter and up 22
percent versus Q1 of 2010.


“Panasonic is pleased to offer a variety of business
telephony options to small businesses that can be tailored to meet their every
need,” said Bill Taylor, president of Panasonic System Networks Company of


“Panasonic’s consistent performance quarter after
quarter and year after year reflects our steady and ongoing commitment to the
SMB market. Business and technical decision-makers alike know that they can
count on Panasonic to bring solutions, not just technology, to solve their
challenging business problems and help them compete in a tough economic
climate,” Taylor added.


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