RONALD LimCo-Founder & Events Producer at Think Event
VijayKumar4AVP - Global Talent Acquisition at CtrlS Datacenters
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"I like the user interface. There aren't too many buttons that the audience will have to fiddle with."
"The simplicity and ease of use are the most valuable features. It's so much easier and quicker than writing an email to someone and waiting for them to read it."
"The quality of the meetings is very good."
"The most valuable feature is stability."
"I use the chat feature to communicate with my staff, which is very helpful."
"The calling features are most valuable, especially now as we are working remotely."
"I like the fact that it opens up your video conferencing, and, in many cases, the audio at the same time."
"There are free versions of the solution available."
"Making calls and having meetings is easy."
"They should improve the registration gateway. Currently, you can't do a pre-event registration that's straightforward. You have to do an API to integrate. It would be a lot easier if they had that."
"The ease of configuration or the lack of decent tooling to pinpoint your problems is probably its biggest issue."
"We need a feature where you can virtually raise your hand to silently let the presenter know that you have a question."
"We have had trouble with scalability when trying to host large meetings."
"Going forward, I would like to see better call quality and reliability."
"There are issues with the bandwidth, particularly for external meetings,"
"The integration with Outlook could be improved."
"It would be ideal if the solution could make instant messages more permanent. Currently, if you close the conversation, you lose the instant messages that you shared during the meeting. If those could last beyond the meeting, that would be a great addition, due to the fact that frequently, people give each other key details, important information, or email addresses, etc., during the meeting. If you don't write it down during the meeting, after the meeting closes, it's gone forever. That can be quite frustrating."
"The solution isn't connected to Microsoft Teams, and I feel like there is better communication on that particular solution. The group capabilities are a bit less than Teams."
"The cost of Skype for Business is incorporated into our Office 365 licenses."
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IBM Cloud Video is ranked 16th in Virtual Meetings with 1 review while Skype for Business is ranked 4th in Virtual Meetings with 9 reviews. IBM Cloud Video is rated 8.0, while Skype for Business is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM Cloud Video writes "Great user interface and easy to implement". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Skype for Business writes "Much easier and quicker than writing an email to someone and waiting for them to read it". IBM Cloud Video is most compared with Zoom, whereas Skype for Business is most compared with Webex, Zoom, TeamViewer, Cisco Jabber and Cisco Meeting Server.
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