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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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    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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    out of 59 in Virtual Meetings
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    Also Known As
    IBM Connections, Lotus Connections
    Cisco Spark
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    Overview

    IBM Connections™ is a leading unified collaboration and social networking solution that helps you filter out the noise to get work done. Connections empowers your teams and organization to engage with the right experts, accelerate innovation, and deliver results. All the collaboration tools you need to be productive are united under a single sign-on so you can reduce time spent switching between disparate tools and focus on the people and work that matters most. Experience a security-rich and business-compliant environment sanctioned by IT. Confidently share knowledge within your teams and your organization, and extend collaboration beyond traditional boundaries. Connections can enable you to improve decision-making, increase productivity, and accelerate time-to-market. Shift from being merely productive, to truly effective with Connections today.

    IBM Connections can help you: Engage experts. People-centric platform enables you to easily locate the expertise you need, right now. Accelerate innovation. Illuminate and promote new ideas within a thriving social network of teams and communities. Empower teams. Get work done together and take action; anywhere—from any device. Deliver results. Leverage cognitive insights to prioritize results and arrive at better outcomes. Extend collaboration. Safely collaborate with customers and partners, bringing them into the conversation.

    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
    Yamato Financial Co. Ltd., University of Zurich, Gwinnett County Public Schools, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., Telus, Rabobank, Christian Brothers Services, Grupo Financiero Banorte, The Loft Group, Dow Water & Process Solutions, JGC Corporation, College of Medicine, Swansea University, solvito GmbH, Loft Group, Hamm-Reno Group GmbH, Geno SA
    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
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Transportation Company12%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Healthcare Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company20%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Energy/Utilities Company10%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Government11%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business35%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise46%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise70%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business32%
    Midsize Enterprise19%
    Large Enterprise49%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise64%

    HCL Connections is ranked 6th in Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) while Webex is ranked 3rd in Virtual Meetings with 60 reviews. HCL Connections is rated 0.0, while Webex is rated 7.8. 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". HCL Connections is most compared with SharePoint, Office 365, Atlassian Confluence and Yammer, whereas Webex is most compared with Zoom, TeamViewer, Skype for Business and Cisco TelePresence.

    We monitor all Corporate Portals (Enterprise Information Portals) reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.