The Virtual Meeting Landscape

The first step in selecting the best-of-the-best is to define the types
of conferencing services and what they are designed to do.

There are 3 basic categories of conferencing platforms (click a category to learn more):

  1. Conferencing:  Real-time Conferencing (Phone, Web, or Video)
  2. Webinars: Virtual seminars, typically audio-based with PowerPoint graphics
  3. Webcasts: Broadcasting on the web

Let’s take a look at what each one is designed to do.  Then we’ll pick our favorites.


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