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Using WebEx – How to Schedule a Meeting [video demo]

January 19, 2012 at 7:52 am PST

WebEx is easy to use. But maybe you are new to video conferencing and have never scheduled a WebEx before. Here’s all you need to know.

When you use WebEx, inviting people to your meeting is simple. If you want to try WebEx, sign-up for our free trial and you can start using our most popular features including computer desktop sharing, whiteboards, recording, web cams and more! You can also use the free mobile app to attend and with the free trial, host.

Get the free trial now.


Can’t see the video? Watch it here.

Want more? Get integrated Outlook scheduling.

WebEx works with the tools you use every day. Schedule your WebEx via Outlook with visibility to your team’s calendar and easy access to email (learn more here).

The Linksys E4200 Just Got Better – The E4200 V2 Now Available!

December 13, 2011 at 11:41 am PST

Cisco is pushing the envelope in home networking again, with the launch today of a new version of its supercharged E4200 home wireless-n router. The new Linksys® E4200 v2 Maximum Performance Dual-Band N900 wireless-n router provides wireless networking speeds up to 450 Mbps* in the 2.4 GHz band and up to 450 Mbps* in the 5.0 GHz band, a faster processor for quicker downloads from a USB connected storage drive, and greater range for use in large or multi-room homes. The E4200 v2 can handle all of the latest and most intensive home entertainment needs from streaming HD video to music downloads and multi-player gaming.

Additionally, the combination of internal and external amplifiers coupled with six antennas help increase the signal strength across greater distances, providing improved home network coverage and reducing dead spots. The virtual USB feature makes it easy to add printers, storage and other USB devices to the network and with the added 1.2 GHz processor users can experience faster download speeds from their USB connected storage device. Included in all Linksys E-Series routers is Cisco Connect® software, which provides the framework for simple setup and network management.  

So this is what you get with the new E4200 V2: Read More »

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Watch the NBA D-League Score with Cisco WebEx [video]

November 30, 2011 at 10:31 am PST

Sixteen teams in different locations participated in this year’s NBA Development League Draft using Cisco WebEx as their connection to players and coaches to see and be seen! From California to Texas, to Nevada to Maine, everyone was connected either by computer or mobile device to experience the excitement of the draft.

The draft was held on November 3, 2011. It was a two hour event with eight rounds and a total of 128 picks. Participants joined WebEx from their homes, office and a few were at draft parties in restaurants. Those with webcams were able to share their reactions while others could watch from their computer or mobile phones -- even iPads!

The event opened with Read More »

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Give the Gift your Gifts Want! A Wireless Router of Course!

November 22, 2011 at 10:52 am PST

Well the holidays are approaching and it’s about time to put your holiday shopping lists together.  Did you ask for or are you planning on giving:

  • Tablet like the iPad or Playbook
  • A new laptop
  • A new Smartphone like an Android or iPhone
  • Internet enabled HDTV like Sony Bravia
  • Xbox, Wii or Playstation
  • Kindle or Nook e-reader 

Well if you think about it – all these products above include wireless or provide capabilities for making them wireless so they can access the internet and give you a plethora of features and apps.  All these gifts are going to need a wireless router so they can access the internet in your home.  If you haven’t upgraded your wireless router in a while and you plan on bringing these gifts into your home – it’s a good time to think about upgrading your router.

You’re probably thinking why do I need to upgrade my router if it’s already working great?  Well the answer is — Read More »

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New WebEx Meetings Spaces Help You Get More Done

November 17, 2011 at 6:06 am PST

Yesterday, at the Cisco Collaboration Summit, Cisco shared information about the newest version of WebEx planned for spring 2012. It is just one of many announcements from Cisco aimed at transforming how we work to further embrace video and mobile. (If you’re asking yourself “What is WebEx? Find out here.)

Making meetings better.

No one really wants another meeting, but they are an inevitable part of doing business. But what if meetings could be better? We took a look at how we could expand WebEx to include wrap-around features that will help you make meetings more productive at work, at home or on the go. Welcome to WebEx Meeting Spaces.

With Meeting Spaces, individuals can share relevant documents prior to a meeting and access recordings of past meetings. Meeting Spaces also let users capture on-going conversation around a meeting. You can initiate conversations in the space and see if colleagues are available, and if so, utilize unified communication tools such as IM, voice and video to quickly collaborate. For someone managing a project, it means all the communication and information are captured in one place. No more chasing versions or trying to remember what someone said.

Other features make WebEx even better.

High definition (HD) video is now on WebEx. That means you can clearly see the folks in your meeting which allows you to have a smooth, personal experience. For mobile users, the new WebEx will provide two-way 720p true HD virtual video meetings. WebEx Mobile is free and available on more mobile devices than any other enterprise meeting platform in the market today.

WebEx beta let’s you test-drive the new product.

The new WebEx won’t be out until early next year, Read More »

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