Zoom Summary

Zoom identifies as a leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.

The "Zoom Rooms" solution is the original software-based conference room solution used around the world in board, conference, huddle, and training rooms, as well as executive offices and classrooms.

Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Zoom is a publicly traded company on Nasdaq (ticker: ZM) and headquartered in San Jose, California.

Entry Level Price for Zoom Meetings: FREE

Zoom offers a full-featured Basic Plan for free with unlimited meetings. Try Zoom for as long as you like - there is no trial period. Your Basic plan has a 40 minutes time limit on meetings with three or more total participants. Need your group meetings to last longer than 40 minutes? Sign up for a Pro Account here.

Training Options: Online Support, Instructional Webinars / Videos and Documentation.

Customer Support: There is community support and online support. There is additional phone support for Business plan holders, and Enterprise plan holders receive a dedicated  Customer Success Manager.

Zoom Features

Zoom Meetings provide simplified video conferencing and messaging across any device.

  • HD video and audio: Bring HD video and audio to your meetings with support for up to 1000 video participants and 49 videos on screen.
  • Built-in collaboration tools: Multiple participants can share their screens simultaneously and co-annotate for a more interactive meeting.
  • Meet securely: End-to-end encryption for all meetings, role-based user security, password protection, waiting rooms, and place attendee on hold.
  • Recording and transcripts: Record your meetings locally or to the cloud, with searchable transcripts.
  • Streamlined calendaring: Support scheduling or starting meetings from Outlook, Gmail, or iCal.
  • Team Chat Chat with groups, searchable history, integrated file sharing, and 10 year archive. Easily escalate into 1:1 or group calls.

Zoom’s video conferencing quality and reliability means everyone has a seamless experience. Unique multimedia and interactivity features lead to better sales.

  • HD video and audio: Up to 100 live video panelists can share their webcam and interact with the audience.
  • On-demand viewing: Expand your impact with on-demand or recurring webinars with recording and auto-generated transcripts.
  • Reporting & analytics: Get reports on registrants, attendees, polling, attendee engagement and Q&A for follow up.
  • Live broadcasting: Broadcast across social channels with Facebook Live and YouTube integrations.
  • Set private and group panelist chat settings for attendees and panelists
  • Q&A and polling: Manage and share audience input in Q&A dialog box where attendees ask questions with live or text answers.
  • Full-featured host controls: Mute/unmute panelists, and promote attendee to panelist, giving them audio and video capabilities for enhanced engagement.
  • Attendee raise hand: Increase attendee engagement by allowing virtual hand-raising.
  • Attention indicator: Track how engaged your audience is with your content and which viewers show the most interest.
  • Event assistance: Host large-scale events with help from our team, including planning, rehearsal, and live support.

Zoom Images

Zoom - Joining A Meeting Interface

The Zoom webinar interface allows you to join the audio and video of an online meeting, share your screen or engage in a chat.

Sharing Your Screen On Zoom

Zoom allows you to easily share your screen with others.

Zoom Room with Green Screen

Zoom Rooms give you the ability to use a green screen to create a virtual background.

Zoom Videos

Eric Yuan - Founder and CEO of Zoom - Zoom Story Video
Eric Yuan - Founder and CEO of Zoom - Zoom Story
Zoom - Joining A Meeting
Sharing Your Screen On Zoom

Zoom Pricing and Features By Plan

Information provided by Zoom, but subject to change.

  • Free
  • $0
    per Month
  • Host up to 100 participants
  • Unlimited 1 to 1 meetings
  • 40 mins limit on group meetings
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Online support
  • Video Conferencing FeaturesVideo Conferencing Features
  • HD video
  • HD voice
  • Active speaker view
  • Full screen and gallery view
  • Simultaneous Screen Share
  • Join by telephone call-in
  • Virtual Background
  • Web Conferencing FeaturesWeb Conferencing Features
  • Desktop and application sharing
  • Personal room or meeting ID
  • Instant or scheduled meetings
  • Chrome & Outlook plug-ins
  • Scheduling w/ Chrome Extensions
  • MP4 or M4A local recording
  • Private and group chat
  • Host controls
  • Raise hand
  • Group Collaboration FeaturesGroup Collaboration Features
  • Breakout Rooms
  • Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android
  • Group messaging and presence
  • Screen share any iPad/iPhone app
  • Co-annotation on shared screen
  • Keyboard/mouse control
  • Whiteboarding
  • Multi-share
  • SecuritySecurity
  • Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption
  • AES 256 bits encryption
  • Pro
  • $14.99
    per Month
  • All Basic features +
  • Includes 100 participants
  • Need more participants?
  • Meeting duration limit is 24 hrs
  • User management
  • Admin feature controls
  • Reporting
  • Custom Personal Meeting ID
  • Assign scheduler
  • 1GB of MP4 or M4A cloud recording
  • Skype for Business (Lync) interoperability
  • Optional Add-on PlansOptional Add-on Plans
  • Extra Cloud Recording Storage (starting at $40/mo)
  • H.323/SIP Room Connector (starting at $49/mo)
  • Join by Zoom Rooms (starting at $49/mo)
  • Join by Toll-free dialing or Call Me (starting at $100/mo)
  • Add Video Webinars (starting at $40/mo)
  • Business
  • $199.90
    per Month
  • All Pro features +
  • Includes 300 participants
  • Need more participants?
  • Dedicated phone support
  • Admin dashboard
  • Vanity URL
  • Option for on-premise deployment
  • Managed domains
  • Single sign-on
  • Company branding
  • Custom emails
  • LTI integration
  • Cloud Recording Transcripts
  • Optional Add-on PlansOptional Add-on Plans
  • Join by Toll-free dialing or Call Me (starting at $5/User/Month)
  • Enterprise
  • $999.50
    per Per Month
  • All Business features +
  • Enterprise includes 500 participants
  • Enterprise Plus includes 1,000 participants
  • Unlimited Cloud Storage
  • Dedicated Customer Success Manager
  • Executive Business Reviews
  • Bundle discounts on Webinars and Zoom Rooms

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