Virtual Classrooms

  1. 3D IIC Terf platform (3D Immersive Collaboration Consulting, LLC.) Combines collaboration with 3D gaming and eD virtual location. Formerly Teleplace.
  2. 8X8 Virtual Meeting (8X8, Inc.) http://www.8× A VoIP unified communications provider. Also include video and audio conferencing services.
  3. 9SLIDES(9SLIDES Inc.) An online platform for publishing PowerPoint presentations with video and audio.
  4. Adobe Connect(Adobe) Purely Flash based – no other plug-ins required. Has some event management features but is not a complete LMS.
  5. Akiva WebBoard (Akiva Corporation) Available in Academic, Corporate and Government versions.
  6. AnyMeeting (AnyMeetingSM) A free (up to 200 participants, advertising supported) meeting platform formerly known as Freebinar.
  7. AT&T Connect (AT&T) In Nov. 2007 AT&T purchased Interwise.
  8. Aunwesha LearnITyTM Virtual Classroom (Aunwesha Knowledge Technologies Private Limited) A suite of tools. Based in India.
  9. Avacaster (Avacast Corporation) A webcasting, webconferencing, and content delivery system for training, collaboration, education, and entertainment. Can create online presentations with video, application and file sharing, slides, quizzes, polls, and chat.
  10. Avaya Engage(Avaya Inc.) More a meeting and data sharing tool than a virtual classroom. Avatars are used.Also offer AvayaLive Connect.
  11. BeamYourScreen (BeamYourScreen) A desktop sharing tool.Based in Germany.  Offer a web meeting tool called Mikogo
  12. BigBlueButton (BigBlueButton Inc.) Open source conferencing for higher education.
  13. BigMarker ( $20/month web conferencing and virtual community.
  14. Blackboard Collaborate (Blackboard, Inc.) Blackboard purchased Elluminate and Wimba (other virtual classroom tools) in July 2010 which have been merged to become Blackboard Collaborate
  15. Blueapple WIZDOM Learning Management System (Blueapple) A comprehensive, cloud-based LMS that includes a virtual classroom. Appears to be the same LMS asWizdom Web LMS (Wizdom Web) IT company based in India.They also offer eLearning Content Development and a mobile LMS and content development.
  16. Blue Jeans Network (Blue Jeans Network)
  17. BrainCert eduWeaver (BrainCert, Inc.) A free whiteboard and collaboration tool included in their LMS.
  18. Cisco Unified MeetingPlace (Cisco Systems, Inc.) Part of Cisco’s Unified Communications offering. Like WebEx but offers more enterprise features when using their Unified Communications solution.  Cisco also offers Jabber which is a licensed in-house solution for anywhere, any device collaboration using voice, video, texting, etc.
  19. Cisco WebEx Training Center (Cisco Systems, Inc.) Cisco purchased Webex in March 2007.A subscription-based conferencing tool. Cisco also provides TelePresence (or is it called Collaboration Endpoints?) ( that is a dedicated high-definition conferencing system for higher education, and Cisco WebEx Social for Higher Education.
  20. Citrix GoToTraining, GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar (Citrix) or Available in several versions (GoToMeeting for small groups, GoToWebinar for broadcasting, GoToTraining – a newer product designed specifically for training with instructor/student interaction tools).
  21. ClickMeetingand ClickWebinar (Implix)
  22. CliqMeet (CliqMeet) HD video conferencing, screen sharing, and recording with links to other interactive apps, such as whiteboard, YouTube, or polls. A free plan allows up to 3 participants in private meeting mode and a 20-minute recording.
  23. Commelius Solutions CloudRooms (Commelius Solutions Ltd. (formerly REDTRAY Managed Services Ltd.)) They offer IT training courses via CloudRooms.  Also offer the ALTO LMS.  Based in the UK.  Changed name from Redtray in July 2013.
  24. CommPartners SymposiumTM(CommPartners) A virtual classroom and blended learning environment for online conferences, hybrid events or virtual classrooms.  Also offer – Crowd Wisdom LMS.
  25. ConferTel i-Present Pro (ConferTel, a CiviCom company) Offer several different versions of their web conferencing capability. Purchased Call-Fusion in Nov., 2007.
  26. Corocall (CoroWare, Inc.) “Affordable HD Videoconferencing.”
  27. Desire2Learn Capture(Desire2Learn, Inc.) April, 2011 Desire2Learn acquired Captual Technologies Inc. to offer this product (formerly ePresence). It combines webcasting and lecture capture.
  28. Dialcom Spontania Unified Collaboration (Dialcom Networks) Based in Europe, they recently entered the North American Market, their focus is on corporate web conferencing rather than classroom.
  29. digitalmeeting(Technilink iT Ltd.)
  30. Distance Learning ScribeStudio (Distance Learning, Inc) Includes learning management, content authoring, etc.  Website is offline as of Oct. 2012. Status unclear.
  31. Dokeos Live (Dokeos) A virtual classroom built on Drupal. Based in Belgium.
  32. eBLVD(eBLVD) For online meetings and demos and remote desktop access.
  33. e-doceo elearning live (e-doceo) Based in France, website is available in English and other languages. They also offer an LMS, an LCMS,and authoring tools. elearning suite includes all of the tools.
  34. eLearningZoom eZ-Web Meeting (eLearningZoom) Also offer an LMS, email integration, a small business suite, an enterprise suite and a social learning suite.
  35. EMC Documentum CenterStage (EMC) Team collaboration.
  36. ExpertusONE Meetings (Expertus) Virtual meetings & classes built directly into the ExpertusONE LMS. No integrations or setup. Learners register, attend and complete virtual sessions in just one step.
  37. eXstream Solutions Open Learn (eXstream Solutions) They are a video collaboration specialist. Also offer OpenLearn Administrator – an LMS and Open Learn Producer – an authoring tool.
  38. FacilitatePro( For virtual meetings with tools for brainstorming, prioritizing and action planning.
  39. FastViewer Instant Meeting (FastViewer GmbH) For online meetings, interactive web conferences or online courses. Partnered with Unify. Based in Germany.
  40. Fuzebox Fuze Meeting (Fuzebox, Inc.) High quality video.  Standard version is free. Also offer other meeting and collaboration tools.Have partnered with internet2to provide cloud-based HD videoconferencing to non-profit higher education or research institutions.
  41. Glance (Glance Networks) Described as screen sharing and co-browsing for sales, service, & support.
  42. Global Crossing Ready-Access Web Meeting Service (Global Crossing) A Cisco Webex reseller.
  43. GlobalMeet (American Teleconferencing Services, Ltd) Marketed primarily as a web conferencing/business meeting tool rather than as a virtual classroom.
  44. Google+ Hangouts (Google) A free videoconferencing tool.  Not a full-fledged virtual classroom, it is designed as a meeting place for friends.
  45. Hall (Hall) Synchronous chat and texting for business teams. Free for teams but not a full virtual classroom.
  46. Harness Ledge and UNIO Corporate (Harness Handitouch Pvt. Ltd.) Ledge – a virtual classroom tool for distance education, UNIO Corporate – a virtual classroom for companies. Also offer UNIO – a platform for K-12 and higher education, UNIO Class for in-class technology use, and UNIO Flip for flipped classrooms, Based in India.
  47. HP Virtual Rooms (HP)
  48. Hyperwave Team Workspace(Hyperwave AG) of the Hyperwave content management platform.
  49. IBM Sametime(IBM) IBM purchased WebDialogs in Aug. 2007 and has integrated it into the product called Sametime. Also offer IBM SmartCloud for Social Business.At the end of 2012, the Lotus brand was discontinued.
  50. iCohere Collaboration Platform (iCohere, Inc.) Includes communities of practice, online meetings and webinars, elearning management. Focus on associations, non-profits and government.
  51. iLinc (iLinc Corporation) They provide several interfaces designed for specific purposes – MeetingLinc, LearnLinc and ConferenceLinc and SupportLinc as well as software to manage the content.
  52. Infinite Conferencing Desktop Sharing WebInterpoint (Infinite Conferencing)
  53. InterCall Conferencing Services (InterCall, a subsidiary of West Corporation) audio, video and web conferencing. They now own Raindance, Genesys Conferencing and Unisfair (as of March 2011).
  54. Intuitext Virtual Classroom (Intuitext) Part of Intuitext Learning Suite. Based in Romania.  Website available in slightly awkward English.
  55. INXPO Engage (INXPO, Inc.)
  56. Kadrige iSharing (Kadrige Innovative Software) An app that allows screen sharing across mobile devices.  Based in France.
  57. KMI Flashmeeting (Knowledge Media Institute – a division of the Open University in the UK)
  58. KMX Live (Knowledge Management Solutions Inc. (KMSI)) – part of KMx platform
  59. Krawler Virtual Classroom (Krawler Networks) Also offer an LMS, an LCMS with content authoring and test creation, and Campus Management for educational institutions.  Based in India.
  60. LearnLive Connect (LearnLive Technologies: Now part of Thomson Reuters) One part of a family of products called LearnLive Continuum that also includes Compass™ (an LMS), Compliance Tracking™ (compliance manager), and Capture™ (course authoring). Geared to training for accounting professionals.
  61. LifeSize (LifeSize Communications, a division of LogiTech) High definition video conferencing that works with Microsoft Lync. Available in various versions.
  62. LogMeIn (LogMeIn, Inc.) A free meeting and screen sharing tool.  Free for up to 10 participants.  A “Pro” version that works for up to 250 participants is available at extra cost.
  63. LSI WorldWideWhiteboard (Link-Systems International, Inc.) Provides both live online and offline features for education. LSI also offers NetTutor tutoring services, WorldWide Gradebook and MyAcademic Workshop (a learning management environment).
  64. LucidMeetings (Second Rise LLC) Marketed as a meeting tool rather than a virtual classroom.
  65. ManageMeet ( for 24 hours. For team collaboration.
  66. MediaPlatform (MediaPlatform Inc.) Webcasting and video streaming for corporate training and other purposes. Appears to incorporate vcall.
  67. MeetingBurner (MeetingBurner™) Up to 10 attendees per meeting for free with no ads. Screen sharing. Works with mobile devices.
  68. MeetingOne Click&Share Web Conferencing (MeetingOne) An audio and web conferencing (Adobe Connect) reseller.
  69. gs ( Ltd.) A free cloud-based tool for business meetings.  Up to six participants per meeting.  Skype integration.  Based in Finland.
  70. com (Internet MegaMeeting ®, LLC.)
  71. MetaSwitch Networks Conferencing company’s two formerly separate business brands (Data Connection and MetaSwitch) have been merged into a single corporate brand – Metaswitch Networks.
  72. MicroPower Presence (Micropower) in Brazil.
  73. Microsoft Lync Online (Microsoft) Live Meeting and Meeting Space. Is available as a separate applicationor as part of Office 365.
  74. Mikogo (BeamYourScreen) Free for meetings with 2 participants. Enables presentations and screen sharing.  Based in Germany.
  75. Nefsis (Nefsis, a Brother company) Multipoint video conferencing.
  76. Netbriefings (Netbriefings) Webcasting.
  77. NetViewer (Netviewer AG) Part of Citrix Online, they offer GoToMeeting and other Citrix products. Based in Germany.
  78. New Horizons Online LIVE (New Horizons Worldwide, Inc.) A virtual classroom for delivery of NewHorizons courses and virtual labs. Platform may be a third party or proprietary application but it is not identified and not, apparently, available separately.
  79. newrow_ (newrow_)“Multistreaming collaboration” video platform. Have partnered with Pearson Learning Studio. Formerly Watchitoo – rebranded as newrow_ in Nov. 2014.
  80. omNovia (omNovia Technologies)
  81. ON24 Webcast Center (ON24 Inc.) Uses Real Player. It is designed more for corporate webcasting than for instruction but is used by Campus Technology ( provide virtual events/virtual shows/virtual learning environments.
  82. OneTouch Systems Presentation Server (OneTouch Systems) System includes PowerPoint authoring, response keypads for students and a management database.
  83. OnlineFormapro Online Visio (Onlineformapro S.A.) Also offer Online Manager LMS,Online Auteur – an authoring tool, Online Agora – a web-based collaborative portal platform, and for web conferencing. Marketed to small to medium companies, universities and other institutions. Based in France.
  84. OnWebinar ( A free platform for hosting and scheduling webinars, web-meetings and web-conferences.
  85. Openmeetings An open source web conferencing tool.
  86. Oridus SpaceCruiser Web Conferencing and NetTouch(Oridus Inc.)
  87. Peach New Media Freestone Webinar and Webcast Platforms(Peach New Media, Inc. – an Abila company) Includes chat mode, polling and surveys, connection to Evernote and social media. Part of the LMS – Freestone.  Also offer MyFreestone – a customizable platform that includes course creation.  Cater to associations.
  88. PGi(PGi, Inc.) Offer iMeet for web conferencing with up to 15 people and GlobalMeet for sharing presentations and collaborating with large groups.
  89. PeopleLink (PeopleLink Corporate Solutions Pvt. Ltd.) High definition video conferencing.
  90. Pexip Infinity (Pexip® AS) A scalable meeting platform that connects communications tools, such as Microsoft Lync, and traditional video- and audio conferencing together. Based in the UK.
  91. podia (podia Ltd.) Based in UK.  A sister company to the interactive whiteboard company – Promethean
  92. PolycomRealPresence (Polycom, Inc.) Polycom provides a wide range of voice and video conferencing systems.  They like to use the term “video collaboration.”
  93. PresentationTube ( – powered by YouTube) An online platform for recording and sharing video presentations. Based in Egypt.
  94. Pro-ductivity web collaboration software (Pro-ductivity Systems LLC) Also offer an LMS and authoring tools.
  95. Radvision SCOPIA Video Conferencing(Radvision)
  96. Rainmaker vClassroom (Rainmaker Systems).  Part of the ViewCentral LMS. Rainmaker purchased ViewCentral in September, 2006.  They also offer GrowCommerce for marketing.In 2015, they are planning to drop the Rainmaker name and rebrand to ViewCentral.
  97. Raytheon Professional Services VILT360(Raytheon Professional Services (RPS)) in three versions – VILT360, VCT360, and vBroadcast360. Also offer ConvertixTM for converting instructor-led training to web-based training and consultation services.
  98. ReadyTalk Web Conferencing(ReadyTalk) A single product for web, video & audio conferencing.
  99. Refined Data Vantage Point (Refined Data Solutions Inc.) Refined Data is an Adobe Connect Vantage Point is a tool that allows instructors on Adobe Connect to see and interact with students.  Also offer Connect-2-Moodle that allows Adobe Connect to work with Moodle and the Refined Training LMSBased in Ontario, Canada.
  100. RHUB TurboMeeting (RHUB Communications, Inc.) An installed conferencing appliance marketed as a web conferencing tool rather than a virtual classroom.  A free version is available for up to 25 minute sessions.
  101. Saba Collaboration@Work/Meeting (Saba) was one of the original virtual classrooms and was purchased by Sabain 2006. It has been rebranded as Saba Meeting.
  102. Salesforce Chatter (, Inc.) A social network for businesses that includes collaboration tools like desktop sharing and conferencing. Salesforce purchased Dimdim in 2011.
  103. ShowDocument (HBR Labs, LLC.) Free for up to 3 participants for 30 minutes. Includes screen sharing, collaboration and whiteboard.
  104. SimplyDigi DigiCast (com, Inc.)
  105. Skype (Skype Limited) Not a full featured virtual classroom, it is a free (up to a point) internet telephone service used by many as a meeting alternative. Purchased by eBay in 2005, then by a Silver Lake consortium in 2009 and by Microsoft in 2011.
  106. Skytap Cloud for virtual training (Skytap, Inc.)
  107. Smile Tiger eMeeting Server(SmileTiger Software Corporation) Available in several versions.
  108. Sonic Foundry MediaSite (Sonic Foundry, Inc.) Includes lecture capture, webcasting, and knowledge management. They have partnered with Vaddio who provide remote controlled cameras and whiteboard tools.
  109. Speechi Share and Speechi Interactive (Speechi US)
  110. SQLearn Web Meetings (SQLearn) Also offer LMSapp for tablets, SQLearn e-learning Suite – an LMS based on Moodle and custom course development.  Based in Greece.
  111. in (A Cynapse service) Not a full-fledged virtual classroom, it is a web based word processor for collaboration.  Like Google Docs with more features.  Free up to a point.
  112. TalkPoint Webcasting (TalkPoint) for webcasting than a virtual classroom. Also offer Convey™ that is a self-service, SaaS-based webcasting product.
  113. TEAMINGS A web-conferencing integrator/reseller. Formerly BridgeOne Global Solutions.
  114. TeamViewer (TeamViewer Inc.) A tool for remote access and support over the Internet that can also be used for meetings and presentations. Free for private use.
  115. Telenect (Telenect) Includes video and chat features.
  116. TFactor Web Conferencing and Collaboration (TFactor, Inc.)
  117. The Streaming Network (The Streaming Network) Video conferencing. Associated with Virtual  They are now a distributor for ON24‘s webcasting and virtual/online events platform.Based in Toronto.
  118. Time4You IBT Live Collaboration (Time4You GmbH) It is unclear if this product is still available. Based in Germany.
  119. Tokbox (TokBox Inc.) Offers an API and Apps to allow people to add video chat to their computers and mobile devices.
  120. Twiddla (Expat Software) A web-based meeting “playground” for browsing the web with collaborators, sharing images, and holding conference calls for free.
  121. Unify (Unify, formerly Siemens Enterprise Communications) Unified communications.
  122. Unisfair(Intercall, a subsidiary of West Corporation) A virtual event solution or virtual learning environment.  Sold to Intercall in March 2011.
  123. vcasmo(VCASMO) A presentation platform for video and slides with mobile access.
  124. Viack VIA3 (Viack Corporation)
  125. VideoCentric VideoCloud 365 (VideoCentric Ltd.) A cloud-based videoconferencing service built on the Pexip Infinity  VideoCentric is a videoconferencing specialist and offer custom solutions. Based in the UK.
  126. Viidea(Viidea) A platform for publishing videos with tools for synchronizing PowerPoint presentations and management. Hard to categorize.
  127. ca( A virtual event platform or virtual learning environment. Associated with The Streaming Network. Based in Toronto.
  128. Vidyo (Vidyo, Inc.) on HD video. Uses highly compressed video over wireless networks for video-conferencing with almost any device. Works with Microsoft Lync Online and they have a partnership with Google.
  129. Voxeet (Voxeet) For group conferencing with good sound quality.
  130. VSee (VSee Lab, Inc.) Group video chat and app sharing.
  131. Vyew (Simulāt, Inc.) Meetings, screen and document sharing, conferencing and collaboration.  Free for up to 10 people. Ad supported.
  132. Watchitoo (Watchitoo Inc.) “Multistreaming collaboration” video platform. Have partnered with Pearson Learning Studio. Also offer ClassInteract for education and Playground for small to medium businesses.  Rebranded as newrow_ in Nov. 2014.
  133. Web ConCentral (Web Conferencing Central)
  134. com( HD Video and Audio Conferencing.
  135. WebHuddle An open-source web conferencing tool.
  136. WebinarsOnAir (Webinars OnAir) Based on Google + Hangouts with tools to monetize webinars, social media integration, and email response.
  137. WebMeet Pro (WebMeetPro)
  138. Winnov Cboxand Videum Conference Pro XP (Winnov USA) Tools for rich media webcasting and lecture capture.
  139. WizIQ Virtual Classroom (WizIQ Inc.) the ability to create and deliver courses with assessment tools and content sharing. Has plug-ins for Moodle, Sakai and Blackboard. Includes a wide range of courses for fees and a MOOC for teachers. authorGenis the parent company of WizIQ.
  140. XStream sofTV.Presentor(, a division of XStream Software Inc.) Streaming technology for audio, video and PowerPoint.
  141. Yugma (Yugma, Inc.) on Java. Basic service (up to 2 attendees for 30 minutes) is free.
  142. Zentation (A product of MVP Collaborative) Combines video and slides to create online presentations for webinars, webcasts and training.  Includes recording.
  143. Zoho Meeting (ZOHO Corporation Pvt Ltd.) Web meetings.  Free for two people (host and participant) for one hour.Zoho offers many applications for collaboration, business and productivity including Zoho Docs that offers document and presentation sharing.
  144. Zoom (Zoom Video Communications, Inc.) A cloud platform for mobile collaboration, video conferencing and online meetings.