Collaboration Use Case - Enable Meetings with Remote Attendees

Enable Meetings with Remote Attendees

Collaboration Use Case - Facilitate Meetings with Remote Attendees

Employees, customers, and partners can attend meetings online anytime, from anywhere, with content sharing and high-quality audio and video.

Cisco WebEx, the market-leading web-conferencing service, provides a productive, highly secure experience across devices, locations, and organizations with little disruption to IT operations.

  • Most remote users ((87 percent) feel more connected to their teams and process when using videoconferencing. (GiaOm, 2014)
  • Almost 25 percent of employees are either remote or mobile workers. (Frost & Sullivan, 2014)
  • A full three-fourths (75 percent) of extensive users of videoconferencing say it improves collaboration and productivity across dispersed teams; 56 percent of all respondents report the same benefit. (Frost & Sullivan, 2014)

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  • Reduce employee travel, real estate costs, and environmental impact by meeting virtually.
  • Improve talent by removing geographical restrictions in hiring.
  • Help busy executives meet "face to face&" without leaving their offices.
  • Elevate and personalize communications to improve the quality and speed of decisions.
  • Reduce total cost of IT ownership with a single infrastructure and simplified management.

Supporting Products and Solutions

Collaboration Desk Endpoints

  • Simple, integrated, and affordable solutions with
  • high-definition video
  • Capabilities beyond traditional video

Collaboration Room Endpoints

  • Videoconferencing for meeting rooms with up to 1080p60 video resolution
  • Performance and value-line options

Immersive TelePresence

  • Dedicated telepresence conference rooms
  • High-quality, simple, reliable experience with true-to-life quality and details

IP Phones

  • User-friendly, full-featured phones with support for a range of communication needs
  • Single and multiline endpoints

Cisco Jabber

  • Instant interaction with IM and presence, plus business-class IP voice and video telephony
  • Integration of native and customized business applications


  • Online meetings in real time from anywhere
  • High-quality, scalable, intuitive user experience with audio, video and content sharing

Packaged Collaboration Infrastructure

Cisco Business Edition 6000 (up to 1000 users)
Cisco Business Edition 7000 (up to 5000 users)

  • End-to-end collaboration capabilities with
  • simplified deployment and management
  • Open and interoperable architecture


Cisco Preferred Architectures for Collaboration were created to simplify technology deployment. They provide designs built and tested by Cisco experts.
Cisco Preferred Architecture for Enterprise Collaboration (PDF - 4.5 MB) Zip file
Cisco Preferred Architecture for Midmarket Collaboration(PDF - 6.7 MB) Zip file

"People can engage and innovate: anywhere, anytime, on any device. Cisco collaboration makes it easier to exchange ideas, pool resources, and unlock business intelligence." - Giuseppe Florentini,

"To be able to see a person's expression when you are talking to them is as important as listening to what they have to say, especially when addressing delicate questions." - Stefano Moroni, Universita Bicocca (PDF - 680 KB)Zip file

"We solve cases together from one place, using exactly the same data through common visualization." - Petr Faster, Moravia-Silesia Regional Government.


Government and Public Sector



  • Kingfisher: Home Improvement Retailer Boosts Profits, Cuts Costs
  • Penny Market: Retailer Improves Communication and Cuts Travel


  • Quintiq: Software Developer Cuts Costs, Improves Service
  • TDS: Collaboration Improves Productivity and Staff Satisfaction at Outsourcing Company (PDF - 295 KB)Zip file

Other Industries

  • Allied Irish Bank: Bank Gains Flexibility with New Call Center Solution
  • Dundee Precious Metals: Mining Firm Quadruples Production, with Internet of Everything (PDF - 893 KB) Zip file | Video (3:07 min) YouTube
  • Saipem: Oil and Gas Contractor Improves Global Operations (PDF - 15.5 KB) Zip file



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