Compiled By Frank R. Chloupek According to a new report, "Anti-Spam for Businesses and ISPs: Market Size 2003-2008," both the number of spam messages and the market for anti-spam services are expected see dramatic growth over the next five years. The survey reports that the average business user will see the number of spam e-mails grow from 10 messages per day in mid-2003 to over 40 by 2008. This projected growth in unwanted e-mail corresponds to a forecasted growth in anti-spam products and services. Among the report's highlights:
- Global business anti-spam seat deployment will increase from 11 million in mid-2003 to over 500 million seats in 2008, generating over $1 billion in revenue.
- Revenue from corporate anti-spam services will increase from about $55 million in 2003 to over $850 million in 2008.