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Cisco TelePresence vs. Webex
July 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco TelePresence vs. Webex and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
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"TelePresence allows our customers to have a quick meeting while traveling and still be effective. It saves time and money.""The most valuable features of Cisco TelePresence are the basic standard features and the ease of use. Additionally, the configuration and integration are exemplary."

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"A valuable feature of Webex is that it's useful for virtual meetings and similar webinars.""The installation is not difficult.""Great quality of sound, quality of pics and video.""I like WebEx's stability and ease of use. The screen-sharing tools and audio controls are also nice.""It's a nice tool for virtual meetings and I'm satisfied with its performance.""The most valuable feature is that you can host presentations with a lot of attendees.""The installation of Webex is simple. You only need to click an executable file to run it. it is very easy.""Webex has one-click calling, which makes things easier. You click, and it automatically dials in to the meetings without pressing additional buttons. It's easy for people who aren't on WebEx. That was helpful."

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"The price of Cisco TelePresence overall should be reduced."

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"The GUI of Webex should be improved. The connectivity for putting people inside the meetings or entering meetings is to be improved.""There's some difficulty in Webex, particularly when a third party needs access and that third party is not part of the domain of the company, it could be difficult.""The solution should have better integration with Microsoft.""I do not like emojis.""There is a small bug when it comes to connecting my Webex with my Outlook Calendar. Some meetings show up, and others don't. They should fix this bug.""The solution could improve by adding a survey or form feature to show for the users to be able to vote or answer any questions.""The solution could improve by having better integration with other platforms.""Performance of this platform needs improvement. There was a stability issue, particularly glitches that kept it from running smoothly."

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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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  • "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."
  • "There is a license needed to use this solution."
  • "Webex is expensive, especially compared to Zoom or Google."
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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:It is very powerful and stable.
    Top Answer:Features matter more than the price for us. As long as we get all the features we want and it fits our budget, then the price doesn't matter. I can't speak for other companies. We have tried other… more »
    Top Answer:When I use it personally, not in my enterprise, there is a time limit of about 60 minutes. After one hour, the call gets cut off. This limit should be increased.
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    Also Known As
    Cisco Spark
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    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
    Comms Service Provider32%
    Computer Software Company15%
    Manufacturing Company5%
    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Energy/Utilities Company10%
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Company Size
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise62%
    Small Business32%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise49%
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise64%
    Buyer's Guide
    Cisco TelePresence vs. Webex
    July 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Cisco TelePresence vs. Webex and other solutions. Updated: July 2022.
    610,229 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Cisco TelePresence is ranked 15th in Virtual Meetings with 2 reviews while Webex is ranked 4th in Virtual Meetings with 59 reviews. Cisco TelePresence is rated 8.0, while Webex is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Cisco TelePresence writes "Responsive support, reliable, and integrates well". 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, Cisco Meeting Server, Polycom RealPresence Clariti and Skype for Business, whereas Webex is most compared with Zoom, TeamViewer, Skype for Business, Huawei Video Conferencing Platform and Adobe Connect. See our Cisco TelePresence vs. Webex report.

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