We have added Zoom into our overall ranking and it secured rank number 2 with 95.4%. Zoom offers a broad range of advanced functionality that allows it to compete directly with our highest ranked tool, Citrix GoToMeeting. Continue reading
We have added AnyMeeting Pro into our overall ranking. Compared to AnyMeeting’s free version, Pro offers only slightly more advanced functionality. Meeting recording & hosting and in-meeting file sharing are only available in the pro version. Overall both of AnyMeeting’s web conferencing solutions compete with our higher ranked tools. Continue reading
Adobe Connect released over 20 new features in their latest version, 9.1. The majority of these new features focus on enhancing the users’ ability to better manage audio conferencing from within Connect, since technically the audio is provided from Adobe partners like Intercall, PGi, and MeetingOne.
In essence: they strive for a tight integration with audio conferencing services. However, compared to other vendors who have phone conferences seamlessly built into their online meeting platform (like Citrix), this won’t give them a competitive edge, but at most help them to make up leeway. Continue reading
Glance recently introduced a new version that allows for up to 100 participants to connect instantly, without download. Flash and Java are no longer a requirement to join a meeting with Glance. This is Glance’s first introduction of WebRTC, as it is a standard for browser-based “no install” online meetings.
This offers convenience for people interested in solely viewing their host’s screen and is useful in small webinar scenarios. Continue reading
We have added join.me pro into our overall ranking. Compared to join.me free, pro offers more advanced functionality that allows it to compete with our higher ranked tools. Continue reading
The Zarafa Spreed Web Meeting integration allows for a new mode of collaboration. This software now enables you to connect regardless of your email client, ultimately increasing productivity. Continue reading
Let’s face it: if you are using an online meeting solution chances are you are not using it to conduct a meeting with your neighbor, but rather someone located somewhere far away on this planet. Business is international and we have all managed to agree on a language to communicate with. But still we enjoy it when a business partner or colleague tries himself or herself in our native language even if they hardly get the sentence out. So the question is: if we appreciate the effort of others to address us in our language, why don’t online meeting tools let us address invitees in their own languages? Continue reading
The market for web conferencing solutions is constantly evolving and to make sure our rankings are accurate we have updated our evaluation criteria in two major areas: native vs. cross-platform solutions and smartphone and tablet support. Continue reading
In June we included a brief survey on webconferencing-test.com asking for the reasons visitors come to our site, how they got there and if they got what they expected. We have gotten quite a number of responses – thank you all! – and would like to present what our visitors had to say.
Looking at the reasons visitors came to our site revealed the following: