Online Meetings and Webinars
Updated: 14 August 2019 05:35 PM

Online Meetings and Webinars with and Microsoft Teams

IT Services offers a few modern online enterprise solutions. Each platform has unique strengths and capabilities, please refer to the comparison chart to help determine which platform is most suitable for your needs.

Comparison Chart: OCAD U Online Meeting platforms 

OCAD U Services (Pro Licence) Microsoft Teams
Similar Online
Meeting Platforms
Adobe Connect
Ideal for 
(intended use)

Internal meetings
External meetings

Internal meetings 
External meetings


Telephony Bridge (1-800 Toll Free) Yes No
Cost Yearly Subscription of $120 plus Telephony Charges Free
Anonymous Users Join Yes Yes
Threaded Messages Yes Yes
File repository Limited Yes
Chat (Messaging) Yes  Yes
Channels Yes Yes
Screen sharing Yes Yes
Outlook Integration Some Yes
Waiting Room Yes For Anonymous Users Only
Recording Capability Yes No


How to request service

Both platforms are self service service and can be accessed by a computer, mobile device or smart Boardroom (MCA 287*, RHA 322, RHA 714, RHB 1115) with webcam and microphone.  *MCA 287 is not available during the Creative City Campus construction.

See our other articles for How To's and Online Meeting room Tips

Getting Started with Teams

Zoom at OCAD U