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Pros
"The SpeakerTrack feature is the most valuable feature."

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"The solution is perfectly stable, it normally performs very well.""It's a nice tool for virtual meetings and I'm satisfied with its performance.""The solution is very valuable for conference calls, as a lot of businesses are switching from work-from-home.""Webex is a thin client and we like the interface. It is easy to use.""It is a valuable solution for virtual meetings.""Cisco is a pioneer in this particular technology. The features and technology have been adopted and they have been integrated with other solutions.""The GUI is nice and easy to operate.""A valuable feature of Webex is that it's good for direct communication. In general, I'm satisfied."

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"I was in touch with one of our clients and they mentioned that they would like to have a holographic video conferencing. It would be great if that feature would be added."

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"I was in a meeting on the free version where there were no controls. You couldn't mute somebody or put it in dedicated speaker mode. It was an important meeting, and because of the lack of an ability to control who the speakers were, we got a version of a heckler. Well, it wasn't really a heckler per se. It was just somebody who thinks they know everything.""I would like to see the addition of new features that will add value to the product.""They should work to make it simpler.""My biggest issue with the solution involves its price, which I find to be prohibitive for small governments and modest-sized schools.""Better integration with other solutions would benefit Webex.""The connectivity can be improved because sometimes when we talk to clients that are overseas the connection is kind of poor. The video will be pixelated and we will need to turn off the video because the voice gets delayed.""My company does a lot of international calls. For some countries they do not have their local number to call in, all they have is a 1-800 number which is quite hard to find. If they want to improve they should set up the local number to call in. What would be beneficial.""Webex could be improved by having a password-protected system. I don't remember there being any passwords for the meetings, but, presently, Zoom has meeting protection."

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  • "Licensing is subscription-based and the cost varies depending on how many minutes are included in the plan."
  • "The pricing of this solution is fine and I am satisfied with it."
  • "Price is the one area where Webex needs to improve relative to its competitors. It's difficult to sell to small and medium-sized businesses (SMB) because of the license price."
  • "I believe the license to be monthly."
  • "There are no licensing fees."
  • "The price of the license for the solution could be less expensive."
  • "We paid for our Webex license as a bundle."
  • "My organization took care of the licensing. I'm guessing they did some subscription cycle, but I used the free version."
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    The installation of Webex is simple. You only need to click an executable file to run it. it is very easy.
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    Webex is expensive, especially compared to Zoom or Google.
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    The main issue is the performance in relation to the operating system. The base application uses a lot of resources. They could work on the performance of the application so that it's less heavy.
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    Also Known As
    TelePresence
    Cisco Spark
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    Overview
    Cisco TelePresence Server brings multiparty video to unified communications deployments. Its flexible video, audio, and content-sharing capabilities allow users to participate in video conferences with multiple parties. Users can easily create, launch, and join meetings using standards-based video endpoints. Or their mobile devices or Cisco WebEx clients. Or even third-party video endpoints. The server provides high-quality, standards-based video conferencing for mobile, desktop, and room systems.

    Webex is designed to help companies improve communication and increase productivity with unlimited HD video meetings in shared meeting spaces.

    Companies can use Webex, a Cisco product, to collaborate with peers, share documents and other information, create high-impact webinars and online events, and present dynamic online courses. It can be tailored to your exact company needs and can be fully integrated with mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry.

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    Sample Customers
    Afni, AGCO, Bellevue, Came Group, Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's), Del Papa Distributing, Instituto Zaldivar, ING Bank, Moffitt Cancer Center, Park Nicollet, Pentana Solutions Australia, San Jose State University, Sub-Zero Wolf, Transwestern and Metropolis Investment Holdings, Vital Images
    Seagate Technology, Kohn Pedersen Fox, World Vision International, Glen Raven, University of Notre Dame, CEV Multimedia, The Food Group, LUMEDX, California Baptist University, and Georgetown University Law Center.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider33%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Government12%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Energy/Utilities Company15%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Government10%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise38%
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    Cisco TelePresence is ranked 21st in Virtual Meetings with 1 review while Webex is ranked 4th in Virtual Meetings with 51 reviews. Cisco TelePresence is rated 0.0, while Webex is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco TelePresence writes "The equipment is easy to handle and it simple to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Webex writes "A stable and scalable solution with good tech support that has the hardware and camera features to track one's movements". Cisco TelePresence is most compared with Zoom, Polycom RealPresence Clariti, Cisco Meeting Server, Polycom RealPresence Desktop and Skype for Business, whereas Webex is most compared with Zoom, TeamViewer, Huawei Video Conferencing Platform, Skype for Business and Adobe Connect.

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