Posts Tagged ‘best web conferencing tools’

Best web conferencing software for a small non-profit?

January 19th, 2016

An R-HUB HD video conferencing and web conferencing server (www.rhubcom.com) is an affordable alternative. It supports up to 30 webcams and 8 monitors at each end point to support a telepresence experience. It starts at $1,495. The installation is a plug-and-play. After installed, the server runs 24 x 7. The hardware is a reliable network appliance just like a router and no IT maintenance is needed. The software is self-updated.

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Best Web Conferencing Tools

July 30th, 2015

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With R-HUB Web Conferencing Servers, you gain the ability to hold fast and easy meetings, instant collaboration and more on desktops, laptops, iPhones, iPads, Windows, MAC, etc. R-HUB Web Conferencing product, TurboMeeting, increases productivity throughout your organization.

Your R-HUB conferencing server gives you the real-time collaboration features you need to keep your company competitive. With R-HUB web conferencing, you can give sales presentations, product demos, and collaborate interactively. TurboMeeting is perfect to meet all of your meeting and collaboration needs with a rich set of features. R-HUB Communications aims to solve escalating cost problems with the TurboMeeting series of conferencing appliances, which not only brings web conferencing services in-house, but also adds remote support, remote control, and remote access technologies.

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GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting is used for both meetings and web conferences. Three different products are available: GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and GoToTraining. All products allow desktop and application sharing, one-click recording, drawing tools, voice conferencing abilities, and more. You can start meetings from Microsoft Office, email, or instant messaging tools. Perhaps best of all, meetings can also be accessed from a MAC, PC, iPad, iPhone, or Android device.

WebEX

WebEx is an excellent service that provides you with unlimited online meetings. With this, you receive high-quality videos, phone conferencing, and mobile access (including the iPad), so that you are able to host and attend meetings while you are on the go. You even gain the ability to have up to 25 people in a meeting and see up to six webcams on screen at the same time. Their online collaboration tools, such as note taking, white boarding, and annotations make it great for working with groups.

MeetingBurner

MeetingBurner is not just a great place to hold online meetings (directly in the browser with no downloads required), it’s also good for hosting webinars and sharing your screen. It includes Skype integration, conference lines, and one-click recording and sharing. You will also receive analytics for your meetings so that you are able to see how your guests interact with your content. Due to its fast load times and easy-to-use interface, it’s one of the most popular services for online meetings. Best of all, the service is free.

Meetin.gas

Meetin.gs allows you to get started in less than 60 seconds and provides you with the convenience of creating new meetings via a bookmarklet in addition to using the website. Not only can you create meetings yourself and participate from any device, but you can create and edit them together with participants. It’s also a great place to edit documents together with a group. Also, anyone can mail in notes and other materials via email.

Jabbster

Jabbster is aimed at people who want to privately keep in touch with family and friends, yet the platform is also well suited to holding online meetings. While it does not provide real-time meetings via video, like MeetingBurner, it does allow you to create private groups where you can share photos, events, and contact info. You will be able to have threaded discussions, which means it’s a lot like having your own private social networking platform with a few additional benefits.

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R-HUB Web Conferencing Servers – Driving Productivity Deeper into the Organization with Cost Benefits

June 18th, 2015

Have you ever found yourself wondering how much an online meeting costs you? What would be the cost if you have more than just one participant in a meeting? Which tools should you use? What are the best tools? If you are thinking about all of these questions: we have a solution for you. And, you guessed it right. It’s R-HUB Web Conferencing Servers.

R-HUB web conferencing servers are appliances that provide six functionalities in one box. It’s a 6-in-1 Server:

  • Web Conferencing
  • Video Conferencing
  • Audio Conferencing
  • Remote Support
  • Remote Access
  • Webinar 

So, it is no longer necessary to switch tools for conducting an online meeting and providing a remote support or hosting a video conference. R-HUB handles everything by providing you with the above functionalities, all in one convenient box.

Now, imagine for a moment that you have signed up for 50 participants with a hosted online meeting service provider. Let’s say it was WebEx. What if you want to provide remote support to your participants, as well? You are stuck. You will need to sign up with a remote support service provider, such as LogMeIn, in order to provide remote support, which is an additional cost burden.

With R-HUB, there is no need to worry. You can conduct online meetings and provide remote access or remote support services to your customers at the same time. This can result in a significant cost saver, as you invest only one time and gain access to R-HUB appliance for lifetime. No further costs at all. One of our customers, who was involved in the manufacturing industry quoted R-HUB software TurboMeeting as “with TurboMeeting 400 people have access versus 50 with WebEx.”

You can even conduct a HD desktop video conference with 30 participants at one time. In addition, you can have HD Free VOIP Audio Conferencing service absolutely free available from R-HUB. Just imagine the costs that you will be able to save if you purchased a R-HUB web conferencing server, by viewing the graphs below.

Let’s say you are conducting a meeting with two hosts: one host and one participant. With R-HUB, your cost remains unchanged for 24 months, i.e. $1,434. Now, see the cost increase if you subscribe to other hosted service providers.

  • For WebEx, you end up paying $2,352 for 24 months
  • For LogMeIn, you end up paying $6,192 for 24 months
  • For WebEx + LogMeIn, you end up paying $8,544 for 24months

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Now, let’s say you are conducting a meeting with 10 participants; one host and nine attendees. Again, for R-HUB, the cost remains unchanged at just $1,434 for 24 months. But, now we see the increase in costs if you are using hosted solutions:

  • For WebEx, you end up paying $11,760, for 24 months
  • For LogMeIn, you end up paying $30,960 for 24 months
  • For WebEx + LogMeIn, you end up paying $42,720 for 24 months

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See the cost difference above? If you purchase R-HUB web conferencing servers, you gain a huge cost benefit.

So, if you are still not satisfied with the above cost comparison and are still wondering why you should go with R-HUB, here are the answers:

R-HUB conferencing servers give you the real-time collaboration features you need to keep your company competitive.

  • You can own your R-HUB server with just 3-10 months of subscription fees
  • You can support unlimited users and unleash productivity for every employee.
  • You can have on premise: security, branding, integration.
  • R-HUB web conferencing servers are easy to use and give you fastest speed.
  • No download of any kind and platform independent
  • No more limits on employee access
  • No more monthly subscription fees
  • No more third-party surveillance risks
  • No more limits on how your company, your employees, and your customers can communicate.

Feeling excited?  Sign up for a 30-day free trial today at http://www.rhubcom.com or contact our sales team at 866-758-0984 or email us at sales@rhubcom.com to get your queries answered.

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Enjoying the Benefits of Multi Monitor Support for Online Meetings with RHUB Web Conferencing Servers

September 23rd, 2014

Research shows that based on the type of work done, multi-monitors can provide the basis for increasing productivity by as much as 50 percent. Multi-monitor, also sometimes referred to as multi-display or multi-head, refers to the use of multiple physical display devices for the purpose of increasing the area available for computer programs that operate on a single computer system.

With RHUB Web Conferencing Servers, you gain the ability to support your customers who possess multiple monitors. Consequently, you gain the ability to navigate between monitors while in a session. In addition to helping you make a better impression, multiple monitors also help you to be more productive, provided that you know how to use them effectively. Read on for tips on how to put multiple monitors to work for you.

Using Multiple Monitors for Presenters
With RHUB, a presenter with multiple monitors can opt to display a specific monitor or choose to show the entire desktop, which is comprised of more than one monitor.

 

Using Multiple Monitors for Supporter

In TurboMeeting, an individual who is providing Remote Support to a computer with multiple monitors is provided with the option to display the entire desktop or display individual monitors.

For many of us, the use of multiple monitors has become so commonplace that we would find it difficult to give them up. If you have become accustomed to using multiple monitors, you may well have found that they help you to be more productive.

Below are several excellent reasons to use dual monitors:

  • According to published studies, using a dual monitor in the workplace can increase productivity by as much as 50 percent. For instance, if you work as a computer programmer, you may find that the ability to display source code on one monitor and your program on the other monitor would be beneficial.
  • In true multi-tasking, you need a sufficient amount of screen space to maintain two or more apps in full view at the same time. The ability to keep multiple apps completely open at the same time is a feature that you are certain to appreciate. Web designers and customer service reps are just two examples of professionals who would be able to benefit from dual monitors.
  • Cutting and pasting between documents can also be accomplished much easier when you do not need to alt-tab between the documents and scroll between them. This feature can be particularly beneficial for creating PowerPoint presentations and newsletters.
  • Video and picture editing can also prove to be much more effective with the use of dual monitors. You gain the ability to have all of your necessary editing tools in view on one screen while you actually work on the project on the other screen. With this option, you can compare before as well as after views of your project to allow for better results.
  • You will also find it is much easier to compare products with dual monitors. For instance, you can opt to display the specs for two video cameras in a side-by-side manner in separate browser windows.
  • Dual monitors also provide a much better experience for video and gaming. With this option, you gain increased visibility as well as the opportunity to stream video on one screen while working on another screen.
  • New multi-monitor features are also available through Windows 8, including the ability to utilize various backgrounds on each individual monitor, use multiple taskbars, and have your background image span multiple screens.

Are you interested in having Dual Monitor Support? To obtain more information on how you can setup RHUB web conferencing servers for multi monitors, contact us at 866-758-0984 or email us at sales@rhubcom.com

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Why Web Conferencing Servers Are a Better Solution than Skype

April 25th, 2014

In choosing the most effective solution for your organization’s web conferencing needs, there are obviously many factors to consider. At the top of the list is effectiveness. Web conferencing can provide any company or organization with a robust array of benefits, including the ability to communicate with others as if you are in the same room. This only holds true; however, if the web conferencing solution you choose is effective.

It is not uncommon for many organizations to attempt to utilize Skype for their web conferencing needs. Ultimately, what they discover; however, is that Skype is not suitable for such needs. When engaging in any business communication, presentation, or endeavor, it is essential that the highest quality be maintained. Unfortunately, Skype is not designed to provide that level of quality.

One of the first challenges encountered in attempting to use Skype for business web conferencing is the need for a user account to be established in order to join a meeting. This can make meetings difficult, particularly when multiple parties are involved who may not have an account.

With RHUB web conferencing servers; there is no need for meeting attendees to have a registered user account. Attendees are able to join meetings and conferences within five seconds without the need to download any type of software. Additionally, attendees may join the meeting from any platform with a full browser. The result is guaranteed attendance.

Skype is also configured only for small meetings. One of the greatest benefits of web conferencing is the ability to reach out to both small and large audiences. While a web conferencing configuration for small meetings might suffice when pitching an idea to one other person, it is not effective for a variety of other circumstances, including team meetings, training sessions, product demonstrations and more. RHUB web conferencing servers work effectively regardless of the size of the meeting. In fact, with the RHUB web conferencing servers, you can make presentations to up to 3,000 attendees.

Business entities and organizations that attempt to utilize Skype for business purposes also frequently find that the screen sharing quality is poor. It is not uncommon for many people to find that the screen sharing quality on Skype is so poor that the other person is not even able to read the text provided. Obviously, this can be a significant problem in terms of business communication. RHUB web conferencing servers provide crystal clear screen sharing quality, thus eliminating frustration and improving the quality of communication.

When engaging in business communication via web conferencing, it is imperative that the server used be as stable as possible. Due to an unstable P2P connection, this is not the case with Skype. What this means is that you may suddenly be dropped from the server while in the midst of a product demonstration, making a pitch to a client, or training a new employee remotely. By comparison, this is never a problem with RHUB web conferencing servers.

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