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We performed a comparison between Cisco TelePresence and HCL Sametime based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Virtual Meetings solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Cisco TelePresence vs. HCL Sametime report (Updated: September 2022).
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  • "Cisco TelePresence license is expensive and should be reduced. There is only a cost for the license and it is annually."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable features of Cisco TelePresence are the basic standard features and the ease of use. Additionally, the configuration and integration are exemplary.
    Top Answer:The price of Cisco TelePresence overall should be reduced.
    Top Answer:I can view the status and availability of colleagues or team members, which makes it easy to approach them when they are available.
    Top Answer:Sametime hangs sometimes and therefore needs to get restarted. There are very limited features such as limited file size sharing (one at a time) and limited number meeting participants that can… more »
    Top Answer:I use Lotus Sametime for internal communications across regions. I'm a consultant and therefore, I need to connect with teams in the United States and the United Kingdom. With Sametime, I can connect… more »
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    out of 59 in Virtual Meetings
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    236
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    8.0
    23rd
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    Also Known As
    TelePresence
    Lotus Sametime, IBM Lotus Sametime
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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.

    HCL Sametime. Secure Conversations Across Any Device ​

    Your company can’t afford to take any data risks, but your teams still need to be able to interact and react quickly, wherever they are working. Sametime offers modern instant messaging, file-sharing, and online meetings with the proven security your business can trust.

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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
    Connect2Cloud, Superior Group, Daifuku Co. Ltd., Seaward, The City of Fort Worth, Christian Brothers Services, Berlitz, Deutsche Notes User Group, Danske Fysioterapeuter, Slumberland, La Vacanza, Rheinmetall AG
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider27%
    Government12%
    Computer Software Company11%
    University6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Government13%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise64%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise62%
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    Cisco TelePresence is ranked 16th in Virtual Meetings with 2 reviews while HCL Sametime is ranked 23rd in Virtual Meetings. Cisco TelePresence is rated 8.0, while HCL Sametime is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Cisco TelePresence writes "Responsive support, reliable, and integrates well". On the other hand, Cisco TelePresence is most compared with Webex, Zoom, Polycom RealPresence Clariti, Cisco Meeting Server and Skype for Business, whereas HCL Sametime is most compared with HCL Connections, Office 365, Zoom and Webex.

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