Webex: Tools and Features for Meetings, Training, Events and Support

Below is a quick glance table for comparing the different Webex Centers and the tools/features of each.  

Webex Availability
  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • Students  

At a Glance:
Webex Center Type
Webex Meeting

Webex EventsWebex Support
Product DescriptionPresent information, share applications, and collaborate on projects in a centralized space.Stage large-scale online events.Deliver efficient, personalized customer service and IT support.
Usage ScenariosCollaborative sessions, internal and external meetings, product and project coordination, demos, sales presentationsWebinars, events and conferences, product launches, employee communicationsRemote employee and customer IT support, personalized customer service through the Internet
Number of Attendees1,000 (including 200 video devices)1,0005
Breakout RoomsYesNoNo
Q&A (managed and moderated)YesYesNo
Live Polling/Quizzes/Word Clouds/etcYes (Slido)Yes (Slido)No
Real Time TranslationYes (Request license from DoIT Helpdesk)Yes (Request license from DoIT Helpdesk)No
Closed Captioning / TranscriptionsYes (Webex Assistant)Yes (Webex Assistant)No 
Whiteboard and Annotation ToolsYesYesAnnotation Only
Real-Time SharingScreen, Application, files and browserScreen, Application, files and browserScreen and Application
Registration ManagementYesYesNo
Permission Based Remote Desktop ControlYesYesYes
Join and Attend from Mobile DevicesYesYesNo
Password RequiredYesYesYes
Pro TipsWebex Meetings Pro TipsWebex Events Pro TipsNot Available at this Time

For information on different roles for each Meeting Center:
Roles descriptions

For information on ways to better protect your Webex Sessions:
Webex Security

For more information on comparing each Meeting Center:
Meeting Center comparison

This is a Cisco product- for more information see https://cisco.com/go/webex