The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel The pixel

Webex Leap Pays Dividends with Vidcast

Webex Leap is an accelerator program that empowers small in-house Cisco teams to brainstorm, experiment, iterate, and bring next-generation collaboration products to market. The program is designed to surface breakthrough ideas and rapidly bring product innovations to the Webex Suite. Webex Leap builds on Cisco’s rich culture and history of innovation to help keep Webex users ahead of the curve.

cisco partner


The first innovative solution to emerge from Webex Leap is Cisco Vidcast, the video messaging tool that eliminates the need to align schedules for virtual meetings and sales presentations. Vidcast makes it easy to record videos, share the content, and quickly get feedback from viewers, enabling office, remote, and hybrid workers to collaborate effectively without the need to align their schedules.

Vidcast features for increasing productivity and providing flexibility include:

  • An all-in-one video recording and editing tool for creating compelling video messages
  • Real-time feedback to post and track views, reactions, and comments
  • Automatic playback at 1.2x speed and closed caption options to enable quick review
  • Thumbnail navigation, chapters, and links to easily find and jump to relevant moments
  • A knowledge content repository for organizing, distributing, and managing access to videos

Ryan Clabaugh, Cerium’s Director of Cisco Collaboration, offered these thoughts on Vidcast, “Vidcast provides an interactive way for teams to continue a conversation across time zones and breaks in thought. Given the global nature of our teams today, email doesn’t emote, and forcing everybody to meet at a single global time can leave some feeling less valued. Vidcast provides for a more inclusive way to share ideas and keep the conversation going so creativity isn’t pinned to a specific place or time.

What’s Next for Webex Leap

Cisco continuously strives to improve and enhance Webex capabilities and provide users with new collaboration experiences. Since September 2020, Cisco has introduced more than 800 new features and devices to Webex. Webex Leap is accelerating Cisco’s innovation in the collaboration space with plans for launching several Webex Leap projects every year. Webex Leap teams are currently exploring new concepts such as conversational voice-driven applications and using AI to help content creators.

Stay tuned for more innovations from Webex Leap, including:

  • New forms of asynchronous collaboration
  • Conversational AI for enhanced meetings
  • Collaboration in customer experiences

Talk to an Expert Today

At Cerium, we’re proud of a strategic partnership with Cisco that spans nearly two decades. We are certified to deliver and service Cisco’s full suite of UC, networking, data center, security solutions.

Recent Posts

PuTTY SSH Client Flaw

CVE-2024-31497 is a vulnerability in PuTTY versions 0.68 through 0.80. PuTTY is a popular open-source terminal emulator, serial console, and network file transfer application that

Read More »


“Darcula” represents a new breed of Phishing-as-a-Service (PaaS) posing a serious threat to both Apple and Android users. This sophisticated attack leverages encrypted text messages

Read More »
For Emergency Support call: (877) 423-7486
For other support requests or to access your Cerium 1463° portal click here
Stay in the Know

Stay in the Know

Don't miss out on critical security advisories, industry news, and technology insights from our experts. Sign up today!

You have Successfully Subscribed!