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IBM Sametime

3.9
(52 reviews)

IBM® Sametime® instant messaging provides social communications for your business environment. It offers a unified user experience for instant messaging, online meetings, voice, video, data and more. Connect to experts and colleagues virtually instantly to get information faster and help meet the demands of your business every day.

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IBM Sametime Features

Basics

Audio Calls

Meetings facilitate high quality audio communication, both one-on-one and between larger groups.

84%
(Based on 16 reviews)

Video Conferencing

Meetings fascilitate high quality video conferencing, both one-on-one and between larger groups.

86%
(Based on 17 reviews)

Scheduling

Scheduling web meetings is streamlined, intuitive, and integrated into calendar and email software.

82%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Meeting Initiation and Joining

Starting and joining conferences is streamlined.

86%
(Based on 20 reviews)

Muting

Grant participants the ability to address the meeting and retract when desired.

83%
(Based on 16 reviews)

Recording

Conferences can be recorded for future use.

85%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Screenshare

Able to share your desktop screen or an application with the rest of the conference.

86%
(Based on 23 reviews)

Follow-Up and Breakout Meetings

Can easily initiate meetings with select participants from the main conference interface.

82%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Application Tools

File Sharing

Allows users to send and open various file types.

79%
(Based on 5 reviews)

Notifications

Notifies users when they have been contacted or tagged.

91%
(Based on 5 reviews)

Search

Message content search capability.

Not enough data available

Content

Slideshow

Persenters can cue up a Powerpoint presentation or other slideshow for display in the conference.

82%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Rich Media

Presenters can embed high quality images or video into the presentation.

82%
(Based on 16 reviews)

Annotation

Presenters or users can annotate a whiteboard or the presentation.

80%
(Based on 16 reviews)

Communication Tools

Audio Conferencing

Allows users to communicate via audio call.

Not enough data available

Video Conferencing

Allows users to communicate via video call.

Not enough data available

Interaction

Chat

Conferences have a text chat feature, both private and public.

90%
(Based on 31 reviews)

Polling

Presenters can poll the audience with a survey or let them respond with an electronic hand raise.

88%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Q&A

Participants can submit questions which presenters can answer privately or publicly.

77%
(Based on 15 reviews)

File Share

Allows users to share individual files/folders with users in the conference.

77%
(Based on 27 reviews)

Software Offerings

Mobile Application

Software can be accessed through a downloadable mobile application.

Not enough data available

Web Application

Software can be accessed through a downloadable desktop app or a cloud-based site.

Not enough data available

Integrations

Application integrates with other outside software.

Not enough data available

Platform

Mobile

Offers a mobile app or mobile optimized website to video conference from smartphones or tablets.

82%
(Based on 13 reviews)

Performance and Reliability

Software is consistently available (uptime), with high audio/video quality and without dropping calls.

80%
(Based on 30 reviews)

Bandwidth Usage

Software optimized to perform well without taking up an exorbitant amount of bandwidth.

84%
(Based on 26 reviews)

Participant Permissions

The ability to grant users access to conferences as moderators, presenters or participants--individually or based on user role or group.

80%
(Based on 21 reviews)

Security

User authentication and security measures like confidential attendee lists keep conferences private and secure.

88%
(Based on 26 reviews)

Enterprise Scalability

Provides features to allow scaling for large organizations.

89%
(Based on 21 reviews)