Choose the Appropriate WebEx Center

WebEx has four unique Centers that encompass a variety of uses. Each of these Centers:

  • Support a wide variety of languages.
  • Are compatible with Windows and Macintosh systems, as well as Linux and Solaris.
  • Have Text Chat available for attendees.
  • Allow phone connections, VoIP, and WebEx Cloud for audio connections.

Read below to see what each Center is best used for and their features.

Meeting Center

Directions for Scheduling a Meeting.

Suggested Usage:

  • Collaborative Sessions
  • Internal and External Meetings
  • Project Coordination
  • Individual Presentations

Features:

  • Supports up to 500 attendees.
  • Video streaming capability.
  • HD video capability.
  • Able to join/attend from mobile devices.
  • Instant polling.

Training Center

Directions for Scheduling a Training Center.

Suggested Usage:

  • Student training
  • Distance learning
  • Guest speakers
  • Individual/Group presentations
  • Online office hours

Features:

  • Supports up to 1,000 attendees.
  • Video streaming capability.
  • Text chat and Q&A features.
  • HD video capability.
  • Capabilities for testing, grading, and instructor scoring.
  • Support for breakout sessions and hands-on labs.
  • Able to join/attend from mobile devices.

Event Center

Directions for Scheduling an Event Center.

Suggested Usage:

  • Webinars
  • Marketing Events
  • Conferences

Features:

  • Supports up to 1,000 attendees.
  • Video streaming capability.
  • Text chat and Q&A features.
  • Program and campaign management/post-event surveys.
  • Lead source tracking and enrollment scoring.

Support Center

Please note: The Support Center is used primarily for technical support and would not be recommended to be used in the classroom.

Suggested Usage:

  • Remote employee/customer IT support.
  • Personalized customer service.

Features:

  • Supports up to 5 participants across 8 sessions.
  • Ability for inbound support requests.