Web conferencing News
February 07, 2018
Automated transcription services are expected to become a must-have feature for web conferencing. Zoom made its version of that service available to its subscribers on Jan. 31.
September 08, 2017
In UC news, Intermedia gains web conferencing and webinar technology with its AnyMeeting acquisition, while VOSS adds features to its UC analytics service.
June 22, 2017
Zoom is offering its cloud-based video conferencing service on Cisco hardware through its integration app, Zoom Connector. Zoom's service competes with Cisco WebEx.
February 15, 2017
Amazon Web Services has introduced Amazon Chime, a communications-as-a-service product that could become a strong rival to Cisco WebEx and Microsoft Skype for Business.
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Unified communications-as-a-service offerings are getting better, but it's a complex market that requires understanding your company's true needs. Continue Reading
Web conferencing is a form of communication that enables real-time sharing of computer screens, applications or web-based content among two or more devices. Continue Reading
Video conferencing is not new technology, but that doesn't make it any easier to select the best video conferencing equipment for a particular enterprise. The options range from free social platforms to Web conferencing platforms to telepresence rooms that can cost $100,000 or more to outfit. This Buyer's Guide on video conferencing equipment focuses on room-based and telepresence video conferencing, which require equipment, as opposed to Web conferencing, which is generally accessible over a computer or mobile device by logging into a Web platform.
Well-integrated video conference equipment is increasingly essential to the enterprise, particularly with the infusion of Millennial workers into the workplace, who are adept with technology and comfortable with video, and tend to have a preference for working in teams. While Millennials may not yet be making the purchasing decisions, their influence is significant. Companies have had to adapt to changing demographics in order to recruit younger workers.Continue Reading
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Cisco's WebEx video conferencing software provides large and small companies with features such as screen sharing, meeting recordings and multiple presenters for events. Continue Reading
Besides WebEx, Cisco video conferencing offers a range of options, including endpoint agility, robust infrastructure, and mobile and desktop capabilities. Continue Reading
The Citrix GoTo family of virtual meeting room products, including GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar, offers online meeting flexibility, but lacks interoperability with other systems. Continue Reading
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When should you consider a startup Web conferencing system over legacy systems like Cisco WebEx? Expert Carrie Higbie explains the options as well as features enterprises should consider. Continue Reading
Are you looking to deploy UC mobile applications? Take a look at four factors IT should evaluate before adding video or Web conferencing to a tablet. Continue Reading
In light of the recent TeamSpy malware, Nick Lewis examines whether TeamViewer's security risk has reached an acceptable level for enterprises. Continue Reading
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Cisco's WebEx extension flaw was patched to prevent remote code execution from all but WebEx sites. Expert Michael Cobb explains how this flaw could still introduce risk to users. Continue Reading
Understand the differences between Web, audio and video conferencing from our videoconferencing expert, Stephen K. Campbell. Continue Reading
Unified communications integration and collaboration thought leader Hugh Marlor details the circumstances under which you need to use Subject Alternate Name (SAN) fields for the Office Communications Server (OCS) Pool Certificate. Continue Reading