Gartner Research

Know How to Choose Between Web Conferencing and Videoconferencing

Published: 27 May 2015

ID: G00271484

Analyst(s): Tom Eagle , Adam Preset


Enterprise product leaders choosing a collaboration tool today are faced with a rapidly changing array of Web and videoconferencing platforms that often seem to overlap functionally. Use these best practices to align conferencing use cases with appropriate solutions and avoid failed expectations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Align Your Conferencing Feature Priorities With Appropriate Platform
  • Choose Web Conferencing or Videoconferencing Based on Use Case
  • Exploit New Access Trends for Enabling Room-Based Participation in Web Conferences

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