I hate the word 'webinar'
June 7, 2010 4:18 PM Subscribe
What's the best enterprise webinar/online meeting hosted system? I've scouted Citrix GoToMeeting, Microsoft Office Live, Adobe Connect, Cisco WebEx and was wondering if I'm missing one?
posted by wcfields to computers & internet (10 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
From my pricing and scouting I've come down to these products for my non-profit. We have around 2-5 webinars a week with an average of 40-80 participants but we've peaked at 350 with a trajectory to ~500 as our max.
Our current setup is conference call + GoToWebinar but we'd like much more flexibility.
- Cisco WebEx -=-=-
10 User Accounts = $855 a month ; $199 set-up fee. Audio is free up to 25 attendees and from there is a sliding scale. for 26-99 attendees its $40 flat fee, for 250-499 it's $144.
- MS Office Live -=-=- 5 users, 1250 participants, $80 a month. Audio is free, however web client users can't receive audio. Most features require client install. Records in kind of a wonkey MS Active-X wrapped video. Really cheap compared to the other enterprise solutions.
- Citrix GoToWebinar -=-=- Our current solution, we are grandfathered into a 1000 participant plan for $99 but have a back-up 100 participant plan for another $99. No video and the recording feature sucks.
- Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Hosted -=-=- $425 a month per user for up to 100 participants and over 100 is charged per-minute, per participant. Runs at 25 cents a minute. Best interface I've seen out of all of them, runs on Flash, records FLV videos (easy to put up on web right after confrence), multiple workspaces.