Agency Collaboration, Messaging and Video Conferencing
PCF Insurance Services has selected Zoom as our video conferencing and collaboration platform. To the right you see some video links that are provided to illustrate some of the functions we will be utilizing. It is truly remarkable how we are able to connect when using the right tools and with the growth of PCF it is impetrative to have the various offices, locations and agencies on a common communications platform like Zoom.
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Get Started with Zoom
We would like to get you and your staff on Zoom and integrated to our platform right away and we can do that with NO COST to you. With our "Blended" account, each of your employees can create a FREE account and join in the collaboration efforts as well as provide and receive resources from our offices across the country. With access to a PRO account you can increase your meeting time to UNLIMITED as well as additional features which are located in the section titled "Zoom Pro vs. Basic User". The charge to upgrade to the Pro account is $199/year per user.
Our Agency on-boarding team will help assist in getting users on the account over the next week. In order to get the process started we will need the name and email address for each of your employees to add to the administration portal and when added Zoom will email them login instructions. You can get started by downloading the appropriate applications from the list to the right. Please make note to NOT create a username and password until you receive a request from the Zoom via email.
Zoom Pro vs. Basic User
Basic: A basic user is user without a paid license. A basic user can host meetings with up to 100 participants. If 3 or more participants join, the meeting will time out after 40 minutes. They cannot utilize user and account add-ons such as large meeting, webinar, or conference room connector.
Pro: A pro user is a paid account user who can host unlimited meetings on the public cloud. By default, they can host meetings with up to 100 participants and large meeting licenses are available for additional capacity. Pro users have these additional features available:
- Customize Personal Meeting ID
- Record to the Zoom cloud
- Be an alternative host
- Assign others to schedule and schedule on behalf of
- Utilize account add-ons such as conference room connector
- Be assigned user add-ons such as large meeting, webinar, or personal audio conference
- Customize Personal Link, if on a business or education account