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Skype Video Conferencing Software

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Skype software is well-known for its video conferencing service. You can use it to chat with your friends, co-workers, family members among others. It is a competent tool, especially for business users. Microsoft Lync has rebranded Skype as “Skype for Business”. It is a formidable service that is used for small business ventures that are looking for a communication service that is low-priced. You can have a meeting for free, and it allows you to host up to 25 people for free. The premium package allows Skype users  the use of phone calls as well as the Skype for Business exclusive program.                    

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Skype software is well-known for its video conferencing service. You can use it to chat with your friends, co-workers, family members among others. It is a competent tool, especially for business users. Microsoft Lync has rebranded Skype as “Skype for Business”. It is a formidable service that is used for small business ventures that are looking for a communication service that is low-priced. You can have a meeting for free, and it allows you to host up to 25 people for free. The premium package allows Skype users  the use of phone calls as well as the Skype for Business exclusive program.                    

Key Features

  • .With the service, you can make phone calls all over the globe while using any device. The monthly fee charges are also affordable that includes unlimited calls in Canada and the U.S.
  • With Skype for Business, you can allocate your calling minutes i.e. Skype Credit and SMS (Short Messaging Service) messages to individual employees. The business can handle the expenses easier than an individual user. This means that you can remove or add credits from each participant as required, and Skype is going to bill you monthly.
  • Simple interface- The interface allows you to create smaller contact groups. It quickly sets up the group chat and video conferencing among your members. During the meeting, you can share files using the drag-and-drop system. You can also share your desktop with other participants.
  • Skype’s business features have the Outlook integration. You can initiate phone calls to any member whether they have a Skype account or a landline. You can also instantly host a video conference, email, or send instant messages without leaving Outlook or shifting between multiple windows.
  • You can also get High Definition video conferencing. Skype provides a vigorous forum where participants give feedback on improving their experience with the service.
  • It is affordable for startups, and small businesses that don’t require above 25 participants. It has the best brand recognition and has a large customer following.

Features

Pricing Model
  • Monthly subscription per user
  • Monthly subscription
  • Yearly subscription per user
  • Monthly site license
  • Yearly site license
  • Metered per minute
  • Flat fee
  • Percentage-based (% of collections or claims)
  • Fee-based (fixed $/claim)
  • Hybrid (combination of % and fixed amount/claim)
Service Terms Offered
  • Commitment Free
  • Free Setup
  • Free Cancellation
  • Money Back Guarantee
  • Month-to-Month Option
  • Keep Original Number
  • Customizable Plans
  • Account Manager
  • Free In-Network Calls
  • Unlimited Minutes
  • International Calls
  • Reduced Price for Multiple Users
Mobile Apps Offered
  • None
  • iOS
  • Android
Mobile friendly?
  • Yes
  • No
Service Terms Offered
  • Commitment Free
  • Free Setup
  • Free Cancellation
  • Money Back Guarantee
  • Month-to-Month Option
  • Keep Original Number
  • Customizable Plans
  • Account Manager
  • Free In-Network Calls
  • Unlimited Minutes
  • International Calls
  • Reduced Price for Multiple Users
Support Features
  • FAQs Section
  • Tutorials
  • Telephone Support
  • Email Support
  • 24/7 Support
  • Online Chat
  • Forum
  • In-Person Training
  • Social Media
  • Knowledge Base
  • Webinars
Conferencing Features
  • Video Streaming
  • Meeting Scheduler
  • Multi-national toll-free numbers
  • Conference Room Booking Facility
  • Email Invitations
  • On-Demand Meetings
  • Reminder Emails
  • Scheduled Meetings
  • Call Me
  • Meeting Lock
  • One Touch Meeting
  • Document Library
  • Follow-Up Email
  • Reports
  • Manage recordings
  • Share Recordings
  • Two-way Audio and Video
  • Screen Sharing
  • Presentation Streaming
  • Whiteboard
  • Group Chat
  • Private Chat
  • Electronic Hand Raising
  • On-Demand Webcasting
  • VoIP
  • Polls
  • Record Meetings
  • Edit Recordings
  • Automatic call recording
Collaboration Features
  • Application Sharing
  • Attendee Feedback
  • Remote Control
  • Share Files
  • Share Multimedia
  • Speaker Identification
  • Shared Notes
Presenter Control Features
  • Add/Remove Participants
  • Change Presenters
  • Listen-Only Mode
  • Mute/Unmute
  • Presenter-Only Area
  • Annotation
Meeting Types
  • Everyday Meetings
  • Technical Support
  • Events and Webinars
  • Crisis Communication
  • Training
  • Point-to-Point
  • Multipoint
System/Management Features
  • System Storage
  • Cloud Storage
  • Data backup in multiple locations
Integrations
  • API
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Social Media
  • CRM Software
  • Google Apps
Reporting Features
  • Ready-to-use Reports
  • Custom Reports
  • Ad-hoc Querying and Reporting
  • Automatic Reports
  • Business Activity Monitoring
Security & Compliance
  • Password Protection
  • SSL Encryption
  • User Privileges
  • Role-based Access
  • Feed Encryption/Masking
  • Single Sign On
  • Multi-factor Authentication
  • HTTPS for all pages
  • CAN-SPAM Certified
  • ISO/IEC 27001 Compliant
  • Verisign Certified

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