CISCO Mobile vs CISCO Jabber vs CISCO WebEX
CISCO Mobile,CISCO Jabber and CISCO WebEX are CISCO unified mobile communication applications for Apple, Android and other smart devices. Basically CISCO unified communication mobile applications turn your mobile device as full featured CISCO IP phone. CISCO Mobile, CISCO Jabber and CISCO WebEx applications are Voice over IP applications but CISCO defined them as Voice over WLAN or Voice over corporate WLAN. Corporate WLAN means Wi-Fi connection with Intranet access. But this can be connected to corporate LAN via internet with secure remote VPN connection with Wi-Fi access. Very soon this application will run with LTE 4G accesses and make your Smartphone handset as IP phone. These applications give us IM, Voice Calling, Video Calling, Voice Mails, Video Messaging, desktop sharing, voice conferencing and video conferencing.
CISCO Mobile (CISCO Part No: VOIP-IPH-LIC)
CISCO mobile is a voice over IP application with lots of features. Basically if you launch CISCO mobile app in your Apple Device your iPhone will turn into full featured unified IP phone. CISCO mobile app allows you to make a call, receive a call and manage your calls over your corporate network via WLAN or corporate network access via remote access VPN over Wi-Fi.
Because of high bandwidth usage and probably some telecom regulatory issues make this application work with Wi-Fi network only at this moment but in future this may be compatible with 3G (HSPA, HSPA+) or 4G LTE.
This application features include, WLAN calling, VPN connection via Wi-Fi calling, receive calls in both cases, mid call features like resume, hold, transfer and conference, hands off to GSM or 3G, visual voice messages, corporate directory access, add favourites, and support for Bluetooth headsets. CISCO Mobile application will do all the features as your desk IP phone does.
The latest version of CISCO mobile is CISCO Mobile 8.1. Currently this application works only with Apple devices which as Apple iOS higher than iOS 4. It’s compatible with Apple iPhone 3GS or Apple iPhone 4 running Apple iOS 4.2 or grater and iPad and iPod with iOS 4.2 or higher. CISCO Mobile 8.1 supports only with CISCO unified call manager 8.0 or above. CISCO Mobile 8.0 will support the older versions of CICSO unified call managers.
CISCO Mobile for iPhone
CISCO Jabber (CISCO Part No: ADR-USR-LIC)
CISCO Jabber is also and Multimedia over IP application for PC, MAC, Tablet and Smartphones. Users can find right people on right device and start using this application to make phone calls, video calls, voice messaging, video messaging, IM, desktop sharing and audio, video conferencing.
CISCO Jabber is a multi platform application which can run on PC, Apple devices, MAC, Android Devices , Blackberry devices and Nokia. But it already launched with Samsung Android devices.
CISCO Jabber features include, WLAN calling, VPN connection via Wi-Fi calling, receive calls in both cases, mid call features like resume, hold, transfer and conference, hands off to GSM or 3G,hands off to and from desk phone, visual voice messages, message waiting indicator, corporate directory access, add favourites, and support for Bluetooth headsets. CISCO Mobile application will do all the features as your desk IP phone does.
CISCO Jabber for Android will support with CISCO unified call manager versions 6.1.5, 7.1.5, 8.0.3, and 8.5.
CISCO WebEX is a conference facility developed under CISCO unified messaging products. CISCO WebEX conference connects any one from any device. CISCO WebEx mobile application for iPad, iPhone or Android Smartphones allows users to click the meeting invite to join the conference. Here users can share presentation, share audio, high quality video, check who are online and chat with them.
In order to join the conference from smart devices, you need to have either 3G,4G internet connection or Wi-Fi.
CISCO WebEx for iPad
Difference Between CISCO Mobile and CICSO Jabber and CISCO WebEx
(1)CISCO mobile is for Apple products where as CISCO Jabber is for any products but at the moment it supports only for Andorid.
(2)Basically CISCO Mobile and CISCO Jabber are the same in features and functions.
(3)CISCO WebEX app is a client to connect to CISCO Conference Bridge. CISCO WebEX clients are available for Apple, Android, Blackberry and other devices. CISCO WebEX application comes as preinstalled on some smartphones.