United against Coronavirus: Cisco WebEx Meetings
Through RedCLARA, Cisco will offer free 90-day Cisco WebEx Meetings licenses to universities, research and health centers in Latin America. The alliance with Cisco is part of the initiative established by the Latin American academic networks, united in RedCLARA, to contribute to the search for the cure of COVID-19 and to enhance remote work and study. Cisco WebEx Meetings licenses will be offered for a period of 90 days to the aforementioned institutions and include the WebEx Meetings, WebEx Teams and Control Hub programs. Up to one thousand licenses will be distributed so that users can manage (create, invite and record) sessions for each institution. Get this benefit!
Cisco WebEx Meetings makes it possible to hold sessions with up to 200 people, with unlimited duration. Cisco WebEx Teams facilitates group collaboration; Control Hub does that with the administration of licenses by the IT staff of the institutions. Up to one thousand licenses will be distributed per institution.
Cisco WebEx Meetings
These Cisco resources are free for hospitals, ministries, universities, research centers and related institutions that decide to implement measures to contain the pandemic, indicating to their staff and / or students the remote work / classes.
Some features of Cisco WebEx Meetings are:
- HD video quality, where equipment and resources are available
- Audio-only conferences, if necessary
- Simple screen sharing mechanism
- Participation through different devices
- Recording of sessions
Some features of Cisco WebEx Teams are:
- Sending individual and group messages
- Use of shared screens / frames
- Sharing files and varied content
- Video calls
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This contribution is part of the collaborative actions that the National Research and Education Networks (NREN) of Latin America are coordinating, together with RedCLARA, to support our partner institutions in the fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
For more information about this or other free services to face the situation that plagues us due to the pandemic, contact your national network:
- Brazil - RNP, please write to:
- Colombia - RENATA, please write to:
- Costa Rica - RedCONARE, please write to:
- Chile - REUNA, please write to:
- Ecuador - CEDIA, please write to:
- El Salvador - RAICES, please write to:
- Guatemala - RAGIE, please write to:
- Mexico - CUDI, please write to:
- Honduras - RUNBA, please write to:
- Uruguay - RAU, please write to:
If there is no national network identified here for your country, please write to .
The national Academic Networks that are part of RedCLARA are non-for-profit organizations and do not represent any type of trademark.
If your organization is a university, research center, health center or government health entity and requires the Cisco WebEx Meetings service, contact the national research and education network in your country; in cases where there is no academic network, please contact RedCLARA, writing in the subject of the email: “Cisco Webex Help - Institution Name - country you write from. ” In the body of the message, explain your need and we will contact you as soon as possible.
Note 1: For Ecuador's academic and scientific community, the desktop video conferencing solution is Zoom and must be accessed through CEDIA.
Note 2: For those institutions affiliated with RENATA, the national research and education network of Colombia, RENATA offers RENATA Videoconferencing services, VC Espresso and RENATA Alive, all of which must be accessed through this Network.
Learn more about Cisco WebEx Meetings in the educational environment: https://help.webex.com/file/html/DXE/es-co/webexremoteedu