Web conferencing (Cisco Webex)

Last updated on April 25, 2024

Cisco Webex is a leading enterprise solution for voice, video, online meetings, screen sharing, synchronous/asynchronous messaging and webinars. The application is supported across desktops, mobile devices, tablets and hybrid room systems.


  • Collaboration with UW–‍Madison colleagues and external colleagues across the world
  • HIPAA Compliant
  • Schedule meetings using the Outlook client, Outlook Web Access, Webex App or the Webex Web Portal
  • Record Webex Meetings and Webinars in the cloud that includes chapters and summaries of your meetings
  • Breakout Rooms that may be pre-assigned by a host or cohost
  • Built in background noise removal for enhanced listening experience
  • Transcription and translations in over 100 languages
  • Whiteboarding and annotation tools to simulate in-person collaboration
  • Live polling, surveys, word clouds, quizzes and more with Slido
  • Waiting rooms to allow the host or cohost to organize/manage incoming attendees


  • Current UW–‍Madison faculty, staff, and students

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Available to

  • Departments
  • Faculty
  • Researchers
  • Staff
  • Students

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