Cisco WebEx

Cisco WebEx

Voice and video conferencing with screen sharing

4.4/5 (2508 reviews)

Cisco WebEx Overview

WebEx combines desktop sharing through a web browser with phone conferencing and video, so everyone sees the same thing while you talk.

Save time and money in travel. Easily collaborate with distant colleagues and clients. Eliminate the hassle of emailing files and following up by phone. Make your meetings more productive and successful.

Put everyone on the same page: Share whatever you're viewing on your computer with everyone in the meeting – they don't need a WebEx account to see what you're seeing.

Collaborate in real time: Use our whiteboarding, note-taking, and annotation tools to mark up documents as you share. And give anyone in your meeting the power to do the same.
Get up close and personal with video conferencing

We still think face time is important. That's why WebEx lets you stream live webcam video in every meeting or session. Catch all those smiles, make eye contact, and get ready for your close-up.
Never miss another 'aha!' moment

Keep track of conversations and decisions by recording your meeting audio and video with just one click. And then share it securely with anyone you'd like.
Make your online meetings mobile

Road warriors rejoice! It's easy to schedule, host, or join a WebEx web conference no matter where you are – from your desktop, laptop, or mobile phone.

Pricing

Starting from
$19/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Asia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China and 5 others, Europe, Germany, India, Japan, Latin America

Supported Languages

Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German and 5 others, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish

Cisco WebEx Reviews

Overall rating
4.4/5
90% positive reviews
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Excellent
956
Very good
203
Average
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Poor
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Terrible

WebEx Meeting Center better than Business Link

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 6/28/2018
Review Source: Capterra

WebEx Meeting Center is the best software out there that is good for companies with 10,000+ employees. It is seamless and is easy to use. Never had any issues using this software!

Pros

When I started working, I was first introduced in using "Business Link" whenever we have client calls or conference bridge calls, and I thought that is already a great application used for conferences. However, when I transferred to Conduent (formerly known as Xerox) from Convergys, I now use WebEx Meeting Center whenever I do client calls, and conference calls with team members spread throughout the globe, and it surpassed my expectations.

I or we (in the company) never had any problems using WebEx Meeting Center. WebEx Meeting Center is an easy to use software that lets you connect with people all around the globe at once without any worries of line interruption, inconvenient dialing-in process, and downtimes.

WebEx Meeting Center lets team members record conference meetings and training, and this is very helpful since it provides us a video or file that we can cling to just in case we want to review what transpired on the call.

Its video capability is also beneficial for me as a workforce manager since I can assess non-verbal cues of my clients, subordinates, and bosses.

Cons

This software is very convenient to use, and I think I can't ask for more, and I never had any problems using this software so I guess this is N/A for me.

Rating breakdown

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Ease of Use
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Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

The best platform that I've ever used for web conferencing and collaboration

Used Weekly for 2+ years
Reviewed on 5/23/2018
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

What I like most about Webex is just how generally good it is. Of all the business applications that are used in my organization, Webex is one that I've come to trust that it will always be working, and working well. It is easy to use, and the quality of the calls are top notch. Our organization uses a number of web conferencing services, including some that we host internally on our own infrastructure, and I often recommend Webex over our own internal service as it is just that much better in terms of quality. Despite the fact that it lives outside our network, I have never noticed any bandwidth or performance issues, and this is saying something considering that our internet link is notoriously inadequate. Of the variety of external services that we do use, I've found that some are often finnicky or don't work, but Webex works 100% of the time. It is my go to for large scale meetings where quality and reliability are of the utmost importance, because I know that it will deliver.

Cons

One gripe I've always had with Webex are some of the quirks surrounding audio. For one, the functionality where call in users are linked with their web sessions is pretty weak. While you can certainly do that, I've found that people don't really understand how it works, and we typically end up with about 75% of call in users who are not linked, which can make it really difficult to figure out who is speaking. Improving that process would definitely enhance the experience. Also, integrated audio and teleconference audio do not seem to link, which is a bit odd and annoying,. it would be great to bridge those two audio services, so that all users can hear each other, regardless of which audio option they are using.

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Most convenient meeting setup

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 9/10/2018
Review Source: Capterra

Virtual collaboration with colleagues all over the world is simple and effective.

Pros

Generally I have to join a lot of meetings from different vendors using their meeting software but I find webex meetings from Cisco launch very quickly and it does not require any additional installation or setup. We click on the link that the invitee created and then it automatically starts the software if installed locally or asks for launching a temporary application in Chrome to start the meeting. All this process takes less than a minute to complete. Time is of the essence when trying to join back to back meetings.
The software has very intuitive interface for dialing in, screen sharing and chatting. 3 major features visible on the front screen and all others neatly hidden.
Sharing and whiteboarding is a breeze with the software.

The coolest thing about this is that it has a mobile app that is as simple as the laptop interface.

The software allows for recording the sessions and the output files are minimal in size for sharing. This means that the compression software is very good.

Overall a great solution for conducting meetings virtually.

Cons

It would be great if there was an option to share browser screen on mobile devices.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
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Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Very solid, no fuss meeting software

Used Weekly for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 11/29/2018
Review Source: Capterra

I am very happy with my experience so far. One of my major concerns whenever we move to a new software is support. If I run into issues, I like to have competent people help me. Webex did a great job.

Pros

I used this for both sales presentations and internal team meetings. What I loved most about it was that it was really easy to set up. And not just easy for me but for the other people attending the meeting with me. If you are giving a sales presentation last thing you want is your potential client to have issues with the presentation software and I have happy to report that Webex never let me down. My users were always able to connect very seamlessly and join the meetings. I also liked how easy it was to record my meetings, it just does so with a single click. That is a really nice feature to have in case you want to go back and review meetings to see where things can be improved.

It also worked really nicely when I was travelling and working off a Hotel Wifi. I did run into a couple of issues over the period that I used it but their support staff was really helpful. The senior tech support team even called me back afterwards to make sure my problem was fixed for good. The invites you send out have an Outlook calendar attachment with them so it integrates very nicely with Outlook.

Was also pretty happy with the pricing. There are cheaper alternatives around (I used some of them) but the price difference is negligible and I was happy enough with what I got for my money. They also offer a free trial so thats something I would recommend you consider if you are looking to see if this will work for you.

Cons

I would like to have had a stand alone app that I could run from the desktop for scheduling meetings, logging into the website to set one up takes up time. Maybe there is such a thing already there but if it is, I must have missed it.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

9.0/10

WebEx Makes Meeting with Team Members Easy

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 10/9/2018
Review Source: Capterra

I use Cisco WebEx on a daily basis for conference calls with clients. Having the WebEx app integrated into my Outlook calendar makes setting up new calls very easy. Clients who do not have WebEx have found the software to be very easy to use and value the tools like screen share and video chat. Before we switched to WebEx, we were stuck using a standard conference call dial-in number. WebEx makes calls more engaging and productive for our employees and our clients.

Pros

WebEx is a great tool for having clear meetings with colleagues that could be 10 feet away or 10,000 miles away. I like the multi-functionality of WebEx, in that users can call in using their phone, talk via their computer's microphone, or even video conference if needed. The share screen tool and present tool make it very easy for others on the conference to view what you are seeing. Finally, the integration of WebEx with Outlook mail makes it super easy to invite people to meetings and have those meetings go directly to your calendar.

Cons

There isn't much not to like about WebEx. It is a very functional web, video, and teleconferencing tool that makes businesses more productive. The one thing I think WebEx could improve on is it's user interface. The WebEx application design could be a bit more robust.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend

10.0/10

Cisco WebEx Pricing

Starting from
$19/month
Pricing options
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Three pricing plans are available for Cisco WebEx + Cisco Spark:
Premium 8, for up to 8 people: $24/month (paid monthly) or $19/month (paid annually).
Premium 25, for up to 25 people: $39/month (paid monthly) or $29/month (paid annually).
Premium 200, for up to 200 people: $49/month (paid monthly) or $39/month (paid annually).

Three pricing plans are also available for Cisco WebEx Meetings:
Premium 8, for up to 8 people: $24/month (paid monthly) or $19/month (paid annually).
Premium 25, for up to 25 people: $49/month (paid monthly) or $39/month (paid annually).
Premium 100, for up to 100 people: $69/month (paid monthly) or $49/month (paid annually).

Cisco WebEx Features

  • Automatic Notifications
  • Call Recording
  • Chat
  • Conferencing
  • Instant Messaging
  • Live / Video Conferencing
  • Third Party Integration

  • API
  • Activity Dashboard
  • CRM Integration
  • Call Monitoring
  • Call Reporting
  • Call Routing
  • Call Transfer
  • Caller ID
  • Monitoring
  • Receiving
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • SMS Integration
  • Voice Mail

Additional information for Cisco WebEx

Key features of Cisco WebEx

  • "Call Me" alternative to dial-in
  • Admin controls
  • Application sharing
  • Attendee lists
  • Brainstorming tools
  • Call sharing
  • Chat functionality
  • Collaboration tools
  • End-to-end encryption
  • File sharing
  • Instant messaging
  • Meeting recording & playback
  • Meeting scheduling via Outlook
  • Mobile home screen widget
  • Multimedia content sharing
  • Participant muting
  • Password-protected meetings
  • Remote desktop control
  • Screen sharing
  • Unique conference URLs
  • Video call recording
  • Video conferencing
  • Voice call recording
  • Voice conferencing
  • Voice-activated video switching
  • WebEx mobile
  • Webinars
  • Whiteboard & markup tools

Benefits

Connect with anyone, anywhere, any time.

Cisco WebEx FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Cisco WebEx.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Cisco WebEx offer?

Cisco WebEx offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: $19/month

Pricing model: Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Three pricing plans are available for Cisco WebEx + Cisco Spark:
Premium 8, for up to 8 people: $24/month (paid monthly) or $19/month (paid annually).
Premium 25, for up to 25 people: $39/month (paid monthly) or $29/month (paid annually).
Premium 200, for up to 200 people: $49/month (paid monthly) or $39/month (paid annually).

Three pricing plans are also available for Cisco WebEx Meetings:
Premium 8, for up to 8 people: $24/month (paid monthly) or $19/month (paid annually).
Premium 25, for up to 25 people: $49/month (paid monthly) or $39/month (paid annually).
Premium 100, for up to 100 people: $69/month (paid monthly) or $49/month (paid annually).

Q. What are the main features of Cisco WebEx?

Cisco WebEx offers the following features:

  • "Call Me" alternative to dial-in
  • Admin controls
  • Application sharing
  • Attendee lists
  • Brainstorming tools
  • Call sharing
  • Chat functionality
  • Collaboration tools
  • End-to-end encryption
  • File sharing
  • Instant messaging
  • Meeting recording & playback
  • Meeting scheduling via Outlook
  • Mobile home screen widget
  • Multimedia content sharing
  • Participant muting
  • Password-protected meetings
  • Remote desktop control
  • Screen sharing
  • Unique conference URLs
  • Video call recording
  • Video conferencing
  • Voice call recording
  • Voice conferencing
  • Voice-activated video switching
  • WebEx mobile
  • Webinars
  • Whiteboard & markup tools

Q. Who are the typical users of Cisco WebEx?

Cisco WebEx has the following typical customers:

Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business

Q. What languages does Cisco WebEx support?

Cisco WebEx supports the following languages:

Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish

Q. What type of pricing plans does Cisco WebEx offer?

Cisco WebEx has the following pricing plans:

Free, Subscription

Q. Does Cisco WebEx support mobile devices?

Cisco WebEx supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Q. What other apps does Cisco WebEx integrate with?

Cisco WebEx integrates with the following applications:

Act-On, Astea Alliance, Bitium, Docebo, Dropbox, ExpertusONE LMS, Paradiso LMS, SharpSpring, eFront, eTrigue

Q. What level of support does Cisco WebEx offer?

Cisco WebEx offers the following support options:

FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials