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Pros
"The UI is user-friendly and very good overall.""You can use the Cisco Meeting Server to set up conference calls and virtual meetings. Those are the two primary functions of Meeting Server. Most people in the company are using Microsoft Teams, so we only use Meeting Server when we have an internal meeting for all staff."

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"It's on-prem, which is great."

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Cons
"This is a difficult solution to install and it should be made easier.""A few features are missing on the Meetings app, like a recording function. My understanding is that you need to buy a separate recording solution. It's modular, so you have to enable some functions if you want to use them. For example, we had to enable the Mood function. Recording is the primary feature we'd like to see in the app."

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"The customer needs this platform to be a little bit more customized."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer:The UI is user-friendly and very good overall.
Top Answer:This is a difficult solution to install and it should be made easier. The command-line interface is difficult to use because the command set it not Cisco-based.
Top Answer:It's on-prem, which is great.
Top Answer:What I'm pushing Poly for right now, is the ability to leverage the access for customization. For example, for APIs to be more flexible. The customer needs this platform to be a little bit more… more »
Top Answer:For the public sector and defense sector, we're implementing more secure platforms like Poly. That means on-prem platforms. The customer is willing to use Poly since they're still open-based without… more »
Ranking
16th
out of 59 in Virtual Meetings
Views
1,174
Comparisons
1,011
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
298
Rating
7.5
13th
out of 59 in Virtual Meetings
Views
426
Comparisons
345
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
703
Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Acano
RealPresence Clariti, Clariti
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Overview

Cisco Meeting Server brings premises-based video, audio, and web communication together to meet the collaboration needs of the modern workplace. It works with third-party devices, and provides an enjoyable and intuitive user experience. It also scales easily, and can be purchased using our all-in-one, user-based multiparty licensing offer.

RealPresence Clariti is simple, powerful, cloud-ready collaboration infrastructure software for businesses of all sizes that connects people with HD voice, video, content and web collaboration.

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Sample Customers
Starz
Baptist Health Corbin, North Carolina Central University
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider29%
Government19%
Computer Software Company16%
Financial Services Firm7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider35%
Computer Software Company16%
Government14%
Financial Services Firm5%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business22%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise61%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise55%
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Cisco Meeting Server is ranked 16th in Virtual Meetings with 2 reviews while Polycom RealPresence Clariti is ranked 13th in Virtual Meetings with 1 review. Cisco Meeting Server is rated 7.6, while Polycom RealPresence Clariti is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Meeting Server writes "Easy to use interface, good audio and video quality, and it is compatible with a range of devices". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Polycom RealPresence Clariti writes "On-premises with improved quality and god reliability". Cisco Meeting Server is most compared with Webex Meetings with AT&T, Zoom, Pexip, Cisco TelePresence and Avaya IX Meetings, whereas Polycom RealPresence Clariti is most compared with Cisco TelePresence.

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