Feature Comparison

This page provides you with a web conferencing comparison grid with the following parameters (click to jump to Comparison Grid):

Pre-Meeting and Set-Up

SolutionNo Particpant
Download
100%
Cross Platform
Attendee
Registration
Ad-Hoc
Meeting
Scheduled
Meeting
Auto
Dial-Out
AdobeConnectProno participant
downloads
yesyesInstant access with Adobe Flash Playeryesyes
no participant
downloads
Windows , Mac, Linux or Unixyes
captures date
email, name
yesyesno
requires Active-X or Java downloadPresenter Windows onlyyes - Built inyeswith Outlook or Lotus Notesyes
GlobalMeetHost requires downloadyesyesyesyesyes
iMeetno participant
downloads
yesnoyesnoyes
WebExrequires Active-X or Java downloadWindows, Mac., Solaris, Linuxyesyesyes
no participant
downloads
Participants use any web browser, Presenters log in via Windows IEyesnoyes?

 

During Meeting – Communication and Online Collaboration Features – Set 1

SolutionWebCam, and
Streaming Video
VoiP
(Voice Over Internet)
Multiple
Presenters
Q&A, Polling
& Text Chat
DeskTop &
App Sharing
Remote Control
Share
Web Pages
Whiteboard,
Annotation &
Drawing Tools
AdobeConnectProyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
WebCam - 6 max
Streaming Video
noyesQ&A - no
Polling - no
Chat - yes
Desktop - yes
App - no
nonoyes
Yes - 1 to 1 webcam only, roundtable - 6
- Vid Stream yes
yes - but not in breakout roomsyesyesyesyesyesyes
GlobalMeet1 WebCam box detects speaker
- streaming Vid - poor
noyesyesyesyesyesyes
iMeetwebcam - yes
15 webcams max
yesyesnononoyesno
WebEx- Max 6 webCam
- Stream Vid - yes
yes integrated optionyes - one at a timeyesyesbetween PC's onlyyesyes
No webCam,
Yes Streaming Video
No (but participant hear streaming audio)yesyesnonoPresenter can "Push" web pages to participantsno

 

During Meeting – Communication and Online Collaboration Features – Set 2

SolutionFile
Transfer
Document
Library
PowerPoint
Integration
OutLook
Integration
Lotus Notes
Integration
Breakout RoomsWeb based Audio Conference
Controls
AdobeConnectProyesyes - persistentyesyesnoyesyes?
yesyesyesyesnonono
yesyes - but per session onlyyesyes?yes, with some limitationsyes - dial out / muting / recording
GlobalMeetyesyes - persistentyesyes - exceptionalnonoyes
iMeetyesyes - but per session onlyyesyes- very goodnonoyes
WebExyesyes - but per session onlyyesYes with Add-Onnonolimited
yesyesyesnononono (audio is streamed)

 

Meeting Follow-Up

SolutionParticipant
Reporting
ReportingRecording &
Playback
Editing
of Recording
AdobeConnectProyesyes??
yesnoyesno
yesnoyes - free with Subscription Pricing Model,
extra fee with Pay Per Call
not built in,
but possible with
common editors
GlobalMeetyesyescomingcoming
iMeetnonocomingcoming
WebExyesyesyes - but proprietary player
(a little more awkward to work with)
no?
yesyesyesno

 

Other Considerations

SolutionCustom
Branding
Custom
URL
Live 24/7
Support
Live Chat
Support
Attendee
Management
Multiple
Languages
Toll
Free
AdobeConnectProyesyes??yes?yes
logonolimited to
business hours
nolimitednoyes
yesyesyesnoyes - audio featuresyes yes
GlobalMeetyesyesyesyesyesyes - Pay extra after 1000 free toll free min per/month
iMeetyes, extra costyesyesnoyesyesyes - Pay extra after 2000 free toll free min per/month
WebExyes, extra costyes, extra costyesno?yesyes
yesno?yesno?yes?no