Adobe Connect Vs Skype for Business (Apr 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Apr 27, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Adobe Connect or Skype for Business?

Adobe Connect is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Skype for Business, Skype for Business is rated higher (97/100) than Adobe Connect (88/100). Adobe Connect offers more features (5) to their users than Skype for Business (3).

Looking for the right Conference Calling solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How Adobe systems compares with Microsoft?

Adobe systems: Adobe Systems  is a computer software company. it has historically focused upon the creation of multimedia and creativity software products, with a more-recent foray towards rich Internet application software development. Adobe was founded in December 1982 by John Warnock and Charles Geschke, who established the company after leaving Xerox P...

Microsoft: At Microsoft, we aim to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more — and we empower our employees the same way.

Who's more expensive? Adobe Connect or Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Conference Calling software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Adobe Connect and Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software.

Adobe Connect price starts at $50 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Adobe Connect is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Conference Calling software. Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software price starts at $5 per user/month , when comparing Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Conference Calling software cost.

Bottom line: Adobe Connect cost is around the same cost of Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Adobe Connect Vs. Skype for Business based on some of the most important and required Conference Calling features. Adobe Connect: Basic Reports, Chat, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, VoIP. Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software: Chat, Conference Calling, VoIP.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes hailing from diverse industries. and Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Adobe Connect

ITQlick rating
(4.4/5)

starts at $50 per month

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing and communication solution for businesses of all sizes. Other than conferencing, it also offers invitation and security capabilities. The software was designed and la...

Categories: Communications, Business Phone Systems, Cloud PBX, Conference Calling.

Skype for Business

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $5 per user/month

Skype for Business (formerly Lync) software is a cloud-based Conference Calling software that enables users to host HD calling for multiple people. It allows them to organize meetings, record calls, and integra...

Categories: Business Phone Systems, Call Recording, Cloud PBX, Online Meeting, UCaaS Providers.

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Adobe Connect: 5 Features

Basic Reports
Chat
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
VoIP

Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software: 3 Features

Chat
Conference Calling
VoIP
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Functionality score
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Adobe
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
3/10
License pricing
$50 per month
Functionality
14
Review
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Skype
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$5 per user/month
Functionality
11
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GoToMeeting
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
97/100
Pricing
4/10
License pricing
$12 per organizer/month
Functionality
14
Saba
ITQlick rating
4.2/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$19 per user/month
Functionality
29
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UberConference
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
6.8/10
License pricing
$15 per user/month
Functionality
3
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.