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"The most valuable feature for me is that it shows who is available and who is not, as well as what their current status is.""The most valuable feature is the ability to talk with people in real-time, instead of sending texts.""It works fine feature-wise. The Cisco Jabber features that we use work okay."

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"I can view the status and availability of colleagues or team members, which makes it easy to approach them when they are available."

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"I presume that very small businesses would have a tough time justifying the investment.""Cisco Jabber is not a collaborative tool.""There are issues in switching from one type of communication system to another. When I connect my wired earphone or Bluetooth earphone, Cisco Jabber doesn't switch automatically. There are some user experience issues that need to be fixed."

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"The webinar should be integrated into Sametime for a larger number of participants."

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Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the ability to talk with people in real-time, instead of sending texts.
Top Answer: Cisco Jabber is not a collaborative tool.
Top Answer: We are a Cisco shop and during the COVID pandemic, we were using Jabber to create virtual environments to communicate with students in India and China.
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Lotus Sametime, IBM Lotus Sametime
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Cisco Jabber instantly interacts with instant messaging (IM) and presence; IP Voice and Video Telephony; Mobile Collaboration-Anywhere on Any Device; Communicate within other Web Apps, and Microsoft Office.

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
Odeabank, Eagle Investment Systems, Pella Corporation, The Republican National Convention, avodaqAG
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
Comms Service Provider24%
Computer Software Company15%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Cisco Jabber is ranked 2nd in Unified Communications with 3 reviews while HCL Sametime is ranked 12th in Virtual Meetings with 1 review. Cisco Jabber is rated 8.6, while HCL Sametime is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cisco Jabber writes "Shows other's availability and status, offers powerful chat features, and integration across platforms is strong". On the other hand, the top reviewer of HCL Sametime writes "Easily communicate and share files with colleagues". Cisco Jabber is most compared with 3CX, Cisco Unified Communications, Digium Asterisk and Skype for Business, whereas HCL Sametime is most compared with Office 365, Skype for Business, Webex and HCL Connections.

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