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RingCentral Meetings is a web conferencing and webinar application supporting 100 active participants, screen sharing with integration with file sharing applications (e.g. Box, Dropbox, etc.), and integration with RingCentral Glip messaging.Solid solution but similar to others you might be able to bundle with other things you currently useIt is being used by anyone in the organization that has a reason to need a meetings solution. There is no other tool that is used. We preinstall it on all computers and give anyone an account to it just in case they need it. It is being used to conduct phone only calls as well as meetings on a computer, and a hybrid meeting of the two. It is being used to show other employees how to use the tools for training. Sometimes the sessions are recorded so the trainer only needs to do the main training once. It is used to present slides to people outside of the company.,Internal communications Lead generation Training,Very reliable. It never breaks on any of our devices Call quality is always fine Installation is quick for guests joining the meeting It connects to Outlook and Google calendar so it's easy to add invites from within the applications.,It's just like many other zoom-based meeting tools. They are all based on this single technology that is just rebranded Other zoom-based meeting tools might be cheaper or offer other things you might want Nothing negative about this meeting tool. I really do like it and there is no reason to not use it since we get it free with our RingCentral phone accounts.,7,Since it came free with our phone service, it has saved us from purchasing anything else, so the ROI was certainly there It was easy to deploy with a group policy rule to all computers, so it took minimal IT time Since we already had VoIP accounts for all of our users, there was no other account to create.,GoToMeeting and Skype for Business,Oracle VM VirtualBox, Microsoft Office 365, TeamViewer, FixMe.IT, Microsoft Azure, JIRA Service Desk, OneDrive, Google Drive, Trello, Glip, SonicWall TZ,30,5,Recording training session Sharing screen with someone outside of the company Simply an audio conference,When the VPN and RDP was broken, we started a meeting with the user's self so they could get into their computer. It's not great, but it worked in a pinch.,10,To start a meeting right now and send the link to others is a cinch. Clicking a meeting link, installing the application, and get going. turn the audio or video on or off.,Managing codes for multiple recurring meetings could be confusing at first Some advanced functions for large, public groups that I don't use might not be as obvious at first. I would certainly do a few demos of new features before doing a production event.,Yes, but I don't use it,8Good Value, Workhorse Solution, Nothing Fancy But Gets the Job DoneRIngCentral Meetings is our primary service for both internal and external web conference meetings. We employ it across our sales and delivery teams, as well as for recurring internal company meetings that include remote team members or people at across our three main offices. We use it both for content sharing, video conferencing, and sometimes just as an audio conference solution. It gives us one consistent tool to use for all our multi-endpoint real-time communication needs.,Internal communications Lead generation Training,Easy to start a meeting with video or audio Support lots of people connecting in to the meeting Recordings are easy to start Transferring ownership to another participant Easy to create recurring meetings,It's easy to end up accidentally trying to run multiple meetings under the same account, which can cause churn and confusion for participants Interacting with people outside the organization is sometimes hard because RingCentral Meetings requires them to download and install software - there's no plugin-free way to get in to the conference (other than just dialing in via audio) A lot of our end users are repeatedly confused with how to select phone vs computer audio, so we end up losing time at the start of a meeting dealing with echoes on the line There's only two roles in a meeting - Host and Guest. When we have large meetings with remote team members, it'd be useful to be able to manage subgroups of participants - i.e. Team Members vs Executives, to be able to control who gets muted or who gets dropped at different times in the call. From time to time we encounter notifications of instability of the underlying internet connection, but then RingCentral isn't able to tell us if the issue was on our local network, intermediary sources, or their main service. Because RingCentral Meetings is just a white label of Zoom, RingCentral's support for the platform is more limited than for their other services.,8,The big benefit for us is that, because RingCentral Meetings is included as part of our RingCentral account, we don't have to pay another vendor on top of our existing fees to get support for a consistent, company-wide web conferencing system. In some cases, we've found that our clients prefer using our Meetings platform to their own in-house systems, which are usually things like Skype, WebEx, etc. On the flip side, RingCentral until recently hasn't had great support for room-to-room solutions, and so we ended up implementing LifeSize for that - so internally we still have to semi-competing platforms in play. Their room solution relies on 3rd party hardware and peripherals, and so is time consuming to get set up and working easily.,Lifesize Video Conferencing, Google Hangouts, UberConference, Skype for Business (formerly Lync), GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar and BlueJeans,Salesforce Lightning, Greenhouse, BambooHR, G Suite, Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Power BI, Google Data StudioSkype-Like Meetings through RingCentralIt is being used across the organization for internal and external meetings. Helps with collaboration. Since we already use RingCentral for VoIP, Meetings has been an easy transition for our users.,Internal communications,Collaboration: easy to setup and schedule a meeting. Easy to send out and accept invitations. Can record meetings. We often have conference calls with external vendors/clients that we record to review later. Integration: works well with Outlook and Google mail. Screen share ability is useful if you don't have another program. Participants don't need to have RingCentral accounts to join meetings, just meeting host.,Need a RingCentral account/number to host meetings. Scheduling and managing meetings could be better. Users invited vs users accepted/joined. Slow to load at times but reliable.,8,Better collaboration with our remote users. Good for face-to-face (Skype-like) meetings with support, clients, or contractors. Recording presentations from potential contractors.,Skype and Skype for Business,RingCentral, OneDrive, LastPass, G Suite
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July 06, 2018

RingCentral Meetings Review: "Solid solution but similar to others you might be able to bundle with other things you currently use"

Score 7 out of 10
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It is being used by anyone in the organization that has a reason to need a meetings solution. There is no other tool that is used. We preinstall it on all computers and give anyone an account to it just in case they need it. It is being used to conduct phone only calls as well as meetings on a computer, and a hybrid meeting of the two. It is being used to show other employees how to use the tools for training. Sometimes the sessions are recorded so the trainer only needs to do the main training once. It is used to present slides to people outside of the company.
  • Very reliable. It never breaks on any of our devices
  • Call quality is always fine
  • Installation is quick for guests joining the meeting
  • It connects to Outlook and Google calendar so it's easy to add invites from within the applications.
  • It's just like many other zoom-based meeting tools. They are all based on this single technology that is just rebranded
  • Other zoom-based meeting tools might be cheaper or offer other things you might want
  • Nothing negative about this meeting tool. I really do like it and there is no reason to not use it since we get it free with our RingCentral phone accounts.
If you use RingCentral already like us, it's a no-brainer to use. I have seen no other reason to purchase any other meeting tool. If we didn't use RingCentral phones and got the meeting app free, I would still research other alternatives that might be a better price. As I mentioned, this app is based on "zoom" meetings, and so are many other options.
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November 16, 2018

RingCentral Meetings Review: "Good Value, Workhorse Solution, Nothing Fancy But Gets the Job Done"

Score 8 out of 10
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RIngCentral Meetings is our primary service for both internal and external web conference meetings. We employ it across our sales and delivery teams, as well as for recurring internal company meetings that include remote team members or people at across our three main offices. We use it both for content sharing, video conferencing, and sometimes just as an audio conference solution. It gives us one consistent tool to use for all our multi-endpoint real-time communication needs.
  • Easy to start a meeting with video or audio
  • Support lots of people connecting in to the meeting
  • Recordings are easy to start
  • Transferring ownership to another participant
  • Easy to create recurring meetings
  • It's easy to end up accidentally trying to run multiple meetings under the same account, which can cause churn and confusion for participants
  • Interacting with people outside the organization is sometimes hard because RingCentral Meetings requires them to download and install software - there's no plugin-free way to get in to the conference (other than just dialing in via audio)
  • A lot of our end users are repeatedly confused with how to select phone vs computer audio, so we end up losing time at the start of a meeting dealing with echoes on the line
  • There's only two roles in a meeting - Host and Guest. When we have large meetings with remote team members, it'd be useful to be able to manage subgroups of participants - i.e. Team Members vs Executives, to be able to control who gets muted or who gets dropped at different times in the call.
  • From time to time we encounter notifications of instability of the underlying internet connection, but then RingCentral isn't able to tell us if the issue was on our local network, intermediary sources, or their main service.
  • Because RingCentral Meetings is just a white label of Zoom, RingCentral's support for the platform is more limited than for their other services.
It's great for internal meetings and for when you need screen sharing and video visibility. It's not well suited for basic phone conferences, and can be tricky to use with participants outside your company.
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July 18, 2018

RingCentral Meetings Review: "Skype-Like Meetings through RingCentral"

Score 8 out of 10
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It is being used across the organization for internal and external meetings. Helps with collaboration. Since we already use RingCentral for VoIP, Meetings has been an easy transition for our users.
  • Collaboration: easy to setup and schedule a meeting. Easy to send out and accept invitations.
  • Can record meetings. We often have conference calls with external vendors/clients that we record to review later.
  • Integration: works well with Outlook and Google mail.
  • Screen share ability is useful if you don't have another program.
  • Participants don't need to have RingCentral accounts to join meetings, just meeting host.
  • Need a RingCentral account/number to host meetings.
  • Scheduling and managing meetings could be better. Users invited vs users accepted/joined.
  • Slow to load at times but reliable.
Well suited for: small groups with remote participants. Face to face required. Need to view the room/group. Screen shares.
Not ideal for large conference calls.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

High quality audio (3)
8.0
High quality video (3)
9.0
Low bandwidth requirements (3)
8.3
Mobile support (3)
8.0
Desktop sharing (3)
9.4
Whiteboards (3)
7.2
Calendar integration (3)
7.2
Meeting initiation (3)
8.0
Record meetings / events (3)
9.0
Slideshows (1)
9.1
Live chat (3)
8.7
User authentication (1)
8
Participant roles & permissions (3)
6.2
Confidential attendee list (1)
7

About RingCentral Meetings

RingCentral Meetings is a web conferencing and webinar application supporting 100 active participants, screen sharing with integration with file sharing applications (e.g. Box, Dropbox, etc.), and integration with RingCentral Glip messaging.
Categories:  Webinar,  Web Conferencing

RingCentral Meetings Technical Details

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