Not dead yet

The Radicati Group foresees continued growth in e-mail accounts, despite the rise in alternative tools for communication and collaboration, such as blogs and wikis.

Active corporate e-mail accounts worldwide:
2009: 568 million
2010: 597 million
2011: 626 million
2012: 657 million
2013: 691 million

Storage requirements for e-mail will also continue to grow.

Average number of corporate messages sent/received per day per user:
2009: 167
2010: 179
2011: 192
2012: 205
2013: 219

Average storage per corporate user per day:
2009: 20.3M
2010: 22.3M
2011: 25.0M
2012: 27.6M
2013: 30.8M

Source: Radicati Group

About the Author

John Moore is a freelance writer based in Syracuse, N.Y.

Featured

  • Comment
    Pilot Class. The author and Barbie Flowers are first row third and second from right, respectively.

    How VA is disrupting tech delivery

    A former Digital Service specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs explains efforts to transition government from a legacy "project" approach to a more user-centered "product" method.

  • Cloud
    cloud migration

    DHS cloud push comes with complications

    A pressing data center closure schedule and an ensuing scramble to move applications means that some Homeland Security components might need more than one hop to get to the cloud.

  • Comment
    Blue Signage and logo of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Doing digital differently at VA

    The Department of Veterans Affairs CIO explains why digital transformation is not optional.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.