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About Convene

Convene is an electronic board portal and paperless board meeting software for iPad, Android, Windows, Mac, and web. It enables administrators and board directors to share and communicate via a central platform of documents and meetings. Trusted by banks, governments, public and private companies in over 30 countries, Convene streamlines the board meeting processes and reduces risk by providing leaders easy and secure access to important board info and materials anywhere anytime.

Convene integrates with various other tools:

Microsoft Office
Users need not convert files when uploading to Convene, supporting Microsoft Office products (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) ) and TXT, as well as PDF, JPG, PNG, other high resolution images and large formats like A1.

Document Repository
Convene integrates with Microsoft SharePoint’s on-premise or Office 365 edition and allows users to linking to services such as Box, to allow seamless use of documents.

AD/LDAP Integration
Convene integrates with Active Directory and LDAP to allow users to login to the app and web portal using their existing corporate/organization accounts. This means users no need to remember yet another username and password to be able to log in to Convene. It also adds another layer of security, since only authorized users with existing valid credentials can log in.

MS Exchange
Convene integrates with MS Exchange for easier setup of meetings and alignment of schedules. Meeting invitations are published to organizers’ and participants’ calendars on the client’s enterprise MS Exchange server.

About WebEx

WebEx is a web conferencing platform that combines file sharing with video and audio conferencing via a web browser. Users can in a very short time establish web conferencing sessions or performance product launches and educational sessions.

The software is compatible with all frequently used media file types, as well as with demonstration platforms such as PowerPoint. WebEx also enables meeting recording, scheduling, follow-up messaging, screen capturing, and file sharing. One of the features that stands out is the breakout room creation, which means that one large meeting can be divided into several private meetings.

WebEx Meeting Center's interface is modern-looking, compared to competitors' services. It has the ability to set up meetings directly from the home page and now also possible to have up to seven video feeds simultaneously.

About Lifesize

Lifesize is one of the leaders on the video conference software market, providing a reliable and fast web collaboration solution for any company that relies on communication and collaboration in doing business.

The app provides an easy-to-use interface. The admin console enables users to get full control and easily manage their account and camera systems. Other features include screen sharing, calendar integration, call recording, audio conferencing via PSTN, unlimited guest invitations, and web-based management. This service is also available on native Android and iOS apps.

Lifesize also enables participants to set up a conference room simply by connecting a camera to a TV and an internet-based connection. This significantly improves the meeting experience, thanks to excellent picture quality based on the MPEG-4 video-compression standard. Users can easily connect with another LifeSize Room dialing given IP address from the speakerphone.

Features

  • API
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • External Integrations
  • History/Version Control
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling

Features

  • API
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • External Integrations
  • History/Version Control
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling

Features

  • API
  • Calendar Management
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • External Integrations
  • History/Version Control
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling

Summary

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary

  • VoIP

  • Screen sharing

  • Web and video conferencing

  • WebEx mobile

  • Two-Way Audio & Video

  • End-to-end encryption

  • Video call recording

  • Chat & brainstorming tools

  • Instant messaging

  • Multimedia Content Sharing

Summary

  • Audio Calls

  • Video Conferencing

  • Scheduling

  • Meeting Initiation and Joining

  • Recording

  • Screenshare

  • Follow-Up and Breakout Meetings

  • Chat

  • File Share

  • On-Demand Webcasting

Pricing

Trial

Free
Included in plan:
  • 1GB Data Storage per user

Pricing

Premium 8

$24.00
Monthly
Included in plan:
  • Up to 8 people per meeting
  • Video conferencing (full-screen, up to 7 video feeds, or split-screen)
  • Share applications or your whole screen
  • VoIP or phone call-in
  • Markup tools and whiteboard
  • Record meetings (including video)
  • Free mobile apps
  • Share the presenter role

Premium 25

$49.00
Monthly
Included in plan:
  • Up to 25 people per meeting

Premium 100

$69.00
Monthly
Included in plan:
  • Up to 100 people per meeting

FAQs

    Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Microsoft Office, Document Repository, AD/LDAP, MS Exchange.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Convene is native on all popular devices, with support for any browser and all mobile, laptop and desktop platforms. Convene has apps written for iOS and Android operating systems as well as a Windows app and a Mac OS X app that is supported on multiple platforms, including the following:
    iPads, iPhones, Apple’s Mac computers, Android tablets and phones, and Windows 7/8 PCs and tablet devices such as Surface.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Convene is used to address any organization's meeting needs. Whether your goal is to replace stacks and stacks of paper used to distribute documents, adapt a mobile working culture, or just simply make your meetings more effective, Convene makes conducting meetings easier for any organization.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Convene provides 24/7 support, as well as remote and onsite training. Training materials such as user manuals and videos are also available and accessible to all users.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Convene does not offer an API.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Convene is often used with different voice and teleconferencing solutions, often with popular services such as Skype for Business and WebEx.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Convene was made with board members, corporate secretaries and executives in mind, however we take pride in the fact that organizations everywhere are slowly discovering that even the smallest teams on any level appreciate the services offered by Convene!

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Convene can support as many users as your organization needs, accommodating your team of 100 as easily as it would a team of 10!

FAQs

    What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • WebEx is commonly used in tandem with Outlook and calendar apps.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Knowledge Base, Tickets, How-to videos, Webinars, Phone Support, Email Support.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • Yes, there is multi-user capability offered.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for online video conferencing.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it offers API.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This is a cloud-hosted service.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users of WebEx are businesses of all sizes.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Dropbox, Box, Zendesk, Nimble, GitHub, Zapier, Pardot, Configio, SharpSpring, Cherwell, Litmos, Act-On, efront, BizLibrary, Docebo, SuccessFactors, OneLogin, ThoughtIndustries, Paradiso LMSesExec, Bitium, eTrigue, ExpertusONE LMS, Courseplay, Astea Alliance, Highspot, Microsoft Outlook.

FAQs

    What platforms does this service support?
  • This is a web-based service.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Skype for Business, Slack, HipChat, Google Calendar, and ShoreTel 13.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for web-based video conferencing.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, this service provides REST API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: Online Support, Technical Documentation, Community Support, Email Support, and Phone Support.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • The main users of Lifesize are companies that rely on internal and external communication and collaboration to do business.

Vendor Information

Founded:
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Based in:
London
Employees:
51-200
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Founded:
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Based in:
San Jose
Employees:
10001+
Likes:
Followers:
58k

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Other

Who uses Convene
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
Languages:
English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses WebEx
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, Portuguese, French, Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Spanish
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

Who uses Lifesize
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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