Did you know that WebEx has 4.8 million registered users in 225 countries? Or that more than 310,000 WebEx meetings take place every day? As a regular WebEx user myself, stats like those definitely catch my notice. And, I wonder how many plane trips (and trips to the office) are avoided as a result of using WebEx.
With its easy access on laptops, smartphones, and tablets like the Cius or the iPad, plus desktop sharing capabilities, and video to help see one another face-to-face, WebEx truly is a global collaboration tool. See what these customers have to say about how WebEx has changed the way that they conduct meetings.
And if you’re looking to take advantage of WebEx to reduce your own travel costs, read on to find out the details on a limited-time 90% WebEx Everywhere discount promotion for partners, taking place now. Read More »
Tags: Cisco, customer, partner, travel, UC, video, WebEX, webex everywhere
With the introduction of WebEx Mobile and our new high-quality video, we’ve received some great reviews.
Our VP, June Bower, did a terrific audio interview with Boot Camp which has generated a bit of buzz on Twitter as folks learn more about what WebEx can do. Take a listen and see what you think. Listen here>>
From PC Magazine:
With millions of users and 15 years of experience, WebEx is the oldest, best-known popular web-conferencing solution on the market.
You might assume that years of market dominance would have tempted Cisco to rest on its laurels, but not so. Read More>>
The article goes on to review our new features and Read More »
Tags: June Bower, meetings, online, PC Mag, VentureBeat, WebEX, Webinars
Brian Dickinson is an engineer at Cisco.
For many of us, we consider him a friend. When he decided he was going to climb Mt Everest as part of his personal mission to climb the Seven Summits, we collectively gasped. The danger involved was daunting and while we knew he was a tough ex-Navy guy, he’s also a husband and father and good friend!
Brian wanted to document his progress and allowed us to talk with him over a series of three WebEx events. When things started, we all had no idea the challenges he would face during his actual climb. We started out talking to him at sea-level from his home in Snoqualmie, WA. He shared his motivation, hopes and dreams about the climb.
Being a “Cisco guy” he also had a tech strategy for his trip. Read More »
Tags: Brian Dickinson, Extreme, leadership, Mt Everest, Recording, sports, WebEX
In early 2009, Michelle Obama started working to get us re-focused on healthy eating. She brought back the White House garden with the goal of bringing homegrown food into the White House. This kind of garden was a dream of California chef Alice Waters.
Alice a leader in the movement to use locally grown organic foods.
She had discussed her idea for a White House garden with Mrs.Obama and she organized a Washington dinner before President Barack Obama’s inauguration that served foods bought from local producers at an area farmer’s market. Mrs. Obama and Ms. Waters made the headlines again yesterday.
We had a chance to meet with Alice Waters in her kitchen where we held a live WebEx with her in Berkeley! It was a terrific discussion and she even shared a quick recipe with us.
Click here to watch the WebEx.
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Tags: Alice Waters, event, food, Green, Michelle Obama, Recordings, WebEX
Happy Friday! Read more about the top news stories of the week that includes a feature on World IPv6 Day, an announcement on the Cisco ASR 9000, a demo of Cisco’s new data center and a couple news announcements about WebEx!
1.) World IPv6 Day Will Test the Readiness for Change
On June 8th or World IPv6 Day, Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) went live for a day on the public Internet. How did IPv6 testing go? Get an update here from InfoSecurity!
2.) Cisco Announces Major Advancements to the Cisco ASR 9000 Series
The Cisco ASR 9000 series just got better with age! On Tuesay, Cisco announced major advancements that will set new industry benchmarks and dramatically increase capabilities at the edge of the next-generation Internet and transform the broadband communication and entertainment industries! Read more here!
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Tags: Cisco ASR 9000, data center, IPv6, mobile, WebEX, World IPv6 Day