Microsoft, WebEx Open Up Meetings

With their latest updates, Microsoft Corp. and WebEx Communications Inc. have improved the ease of use of their respective hosted Web conferencing services through new user interfaces and tighter telephony integration.

Updated last month, Microsoft Live Meeting 2005 includes several changes to the presenter and administrator tools that considerably improved the service in eWEEK Labs’ tests. Microsoft still has work to do, however, to make the system easier for professional presenters to manage.

In general, we liked the improvements made to WebEx, which was upgraded in February, but the product could also use more simplicity and flexibility when it comes to system management.

Live Meeting is priced on a concurrent-seat and per-minute basis. The Standard Edition costs $75 per user per month for concurrent seats or 35 cents per minute per participant. The Professional Edition costs $150 per user per month or 45 cents per minute per participant. Microsoft also offers monthly per-minute, shared-seat, room and named-user pricing plans.

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For those who haven’t seen LiveMeeting in action, or maybe never heard of it, go give a try. You can subscribe to a 14 day trial and be surprised how easy and powerful it is.
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Peter de Haas
Peter de Haas

Peter is gedreven door de eindeloze mogelijkheden die technologische vooruitgang biedt. Met een scherp oog voor het herkennen van oplossingen waar anderen slechts problemen zien, is hij een expert in digitale transformaties. Peter zet zich met volle overgave in om individuen, teams en organisaties te begeleiden bij het ontwikkelen van nieuwe vaardigheden en het implementeren van innovatieve oplossingen.

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