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“WebEx has pulled away to become the leader in multimedia business communications. And the switched network infrastructure approach—uniquely in MediaTone—is architecturally the only way to provide the greatest security, assure service quality, and deliver ‘dial tone’ reliability.”

–Peter Kastner, Chief Research Officer, Aberdeen Group

Technology Overview

MediaTone: The next-generation in online meeting technology

WebEx MediaTone technology is the world’s only online meeting and Web conferencing architecture designed to deliver unrivalled performance, security, and always-available “dial-tone” reliability for the delivery of global multimedia Web communications.

Powering the global enterprise

Comprised of our unsurpassed globally distributed MediaTone Network and robust standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs) designed to optimize distributed services, MediaTone enables true multimedia communication sessions with levels of functionality, reliability, security, and scalability impossible to achieve in outmoded database-centric, store-and-retrieve architectures.

All WebEx services delivered over the MediaTone Network support highly interactive data, voice, and video communications across multiple client platforms:

  • Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 and XP, Tablet PC
  • Macintosh OS 9 and OS X
  • Solaris 7 and 8, HP-UX 11.3, Linux
  • Palm OS and Pocket PC

The MediaTone Network (click to enlarge)

The WebEx MediaTone Network

Each unique WebEx service is delivered over the MediaTone Network, providing ubiquitous access and outstanding performance for every WebEx technology—regardless of location, hardware platform, operating system, browser, and wired or wireless status—and enabling anytime, anywhere access for anyone in your business organization.