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  • 1. Discover the Difference: Adobe Connect vs. Microsoft Lync 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.1

2. The Challenge: How can I fill the gaps when Live Meeting is gone? Microsoft is planning to discontinue the Live Meeting service and focus on Lync. Can Lync support my trainingprogram? Can Lync support my webinarprogram? Will let me easily collaborateoutside my companys firewall and across devices? 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.2 3. Microsoft Live Meeting vs Lync OnlineAdobe ConnectMicrosoft Lync Online1500250Branding & Meeting Room Layout CustomizationoQ&A/SurveysoBreakout RoomsoTesting & GradingoAttendance ReportingoRecord Meetings to Server for hosted replay Schedule Meetings Via WebooVideo/rich media sharingoOnline attendee registrationoFeature* Meeting Capacity (attendees) 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.3 4. Why Customers Select Adobe Connect Adobe Connect is an enterprise web conferencing solution for online meetings, eLearning and webinars used by leading corporations and government agenciesEase of Access (no attendee download)Rich Experience 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.Secure & CompliantExtensible & Easy to IntegrateComplete Solutions 5. Why Customers Select Adobe ConnectEase of AccessRich Experience 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.Secure & CompliantExtensible & Easy to IntegrateComplete Solutions 6. Lets Get This Meeting Started! MS Lync Online For Internal Users Lync Client (Required to initiate meetings; Limited Mac Support)For External Users/ParticipantsLync Web App (No video, audio, PowerPoint sharing; Mac Support)Lync Attendee (Full in-meeting functionality; Big download; No Mac Support 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.6 7. No Waiting with Adobe Connect!Attendees Join Instantly - No Download Required 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.7 8. Adobe Connect MobileFully host, present, train, or collaborate - anytime, anywhere Host or join meetings, virtual classes, or webinarsShare and present content from the cloud or the device itselfWhiteboard with the tip of your fingerCollaborate with multi-point video conferencingAvailable on iOS (iPad, iPhone) and Android 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.8 9. Web Conferencing Mobile Client ComparisonYesYesMultipoint videoconferences to visually engage and collaborate with attendeesYesNoHost meetings - Begin and end meetings; control participants; control layouts, audio, and recordingsYesNoYesNoYesNoWhiteboard Whiteboard and annotate with the tip of a fingerYesNoSupport for vendors meeting, virtual classroom, and webinar solutionYesNoSupports a variety of devices (iPad, iPhone, Android)Share content From the cloud or the device itself Present content - Advance slides and control animations 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.9 10. Why Customers Select Adobe ConnectRich ExperienceEase of AccessSecure & Compliant 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.Extensible & Easy to IntegrateComplete Solutions 11. Meeting Environment: Lync Online 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.11 12. Lync Online Environment Is Not FlexibleAppearance determined by MicrosoftPalette arrangement fixedPalette itself is inflexible 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.12 13. Completely Define the Experience with Adobe Connect Easily adapt your meeting room to your needs Select a layout templateCustomize individual meetingrooms: Add pods, delete, move and resize meeting podsResize pods to focus the attention on: ppt, whiteboard, Q&A, poll * Lync meeting console is not customizable 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential. 14. Completely Define the Experience with Adobe ConnectUtilize multiple pods of any type to collaborate in the most effective wayPods all move in response to layouts (multiple layouts in every room) Unlimited web cams, video without downloads, and custom apps! 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential. 15. Branding & Personalization Completely brand the join meeting pages with your corporate colors and logo. Example: http://ford.adobeconnect.comPersonalize each room with background imagesCustom URL for meeting room e.g. meridien.adobeconnect.com/salesweeklyAdd your own content* Lync does allow any custom branding 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential. 16. Control Attendee Access Manage attendee permissionsPromote any attendee to a presenterRemove or block attendee accessPlace attendees on hold until the host grants access* Lync does offer any access control options 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.16 17. Is the Audience Really Engaged? Engagement Dashboard Measure participant engagement and participation in real-timeBased on multiple factorsDetailed engagement report available post-eventInteraction meterQuestion & Answer ratioAvailable for seminar rooms, events, and virtual classrooms Poll Responses 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential. 18. Effectively Collaborate with Multiple Presenters Presenter Only Area is your private backstage area for hosts and presenters. This is a great place for the Attendee pod, a Presenter chat (so you can coordinate amongst yourselves without interrupting the event flow), the Presenter view of the Q&A pod and any notes or reminders you might have for your speakers or moderators.* Lync does not offer a backstage area 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.18 19. Effectively Collaborate with Multiple Presenters 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.19 20. Adobe Connect Has Persistent, Customizable URLsmeridien.adobeconnect.com/conradmeridien.adobeconnect.com/war-room meridien.adobeconnect.com/salesweekly meridien.adobeconnect.com/.....Customizable: Setup your room with your branding and personalized URLPredictable: Create any number of customized URLs for specific scenarios * Lync does not support customizable URLs 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential. 21. Sharing PowerPoint and Video Share as many webcams as you can fit on the screenWorks on mobile devicesActive speaker indicatorChoose between 16:9 or 4:3 ratios for HD Webcams* Lync only supports one webcam 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.21 22. Features: Video Clip, File Transfer, Web Links Adobe Connect allows sharing video clips, post documents or slides to download and post links to website pages. Play a prerecorded video clipPost documents for attendees to downloadLinks to visit website pages* Lync does not support playing video clips 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.22 23. Recording Comparison LyncAdobe ConnectRecordings saved to your computer onlyUnlimited recording storage for hosted replay & ability to download offline.Windows media format onlyFlash or MP4 format offeredNo ability to download documents/filesPoor screen/graphic qualityLinks to download documents/files work during recording replayExcellent screen/graphic qualityEasily edit and cut out any part of a recordingRemove parts of a recording (attendee list, chat or Q&A window)Create indexing and bookmarks for easy searchPassword protect hosted recording replays or allow anyone to view it.http://community.office365.com/enus/forums/166/t/142882.aspx No ability to remove parts of the recordingNo ability to index or bookmarkNo ability to password protect 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.23 24. Why Customers Select Adobe ConnectSecure & CompliantEase of AccessRich Experience 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.Extensible & Easy to IntegrateComplete Solutions 25. Adobe Connect Security and Control Disable and restrict user activities at the account level Whitelist/Blacklist for application sharingDisable virtually any function in Adobe ConnectClear private data Remove content from chat pods and note pods for any new sessionsAudit communications * Not supported by Lync 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.Force all meetings to record Generate chat transcripts for auditing 26. Adobe Connect Security and Control Closed Caption Pod Customize caption font size and color settingsSkip back and fast forward captionsReceive captions in multiple languagesSave and download caption as a transcriptUse in house captioner or 3rd party captioning serviceJAWS screen reader compliantHIPPA Compliant (Managed Hosting and Premise deployment Only)* Not supported by Lync 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential. 27. Why Customers Select Adobe ConnectExtensible & Easy to IntegrateEase of AccessRich Experience 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.Secure & CompliantComplete Solutions 28. 3rd Party Software IntegrationAdobe Connect offers an API to integrate with 3rd party CRM or LMS software including salesforce, Marketo and Elequa* No API or integration is supported by Lync 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.28 29. Why Customers Select Adobe ConnectComplete SolutionsEase of AccessRich Experience 2012 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All Rights Reserved. Adobe Confidential.Secure & CompliantExtensible & Easy to Integrate 30. The All-in-One Solution for Digita