In a Nutshell
- Up to 200 participants
- Unlimited meeting duration
- Seamlessly switch devices
- 100 participant limit on free plan
- 7 days cloud retention (free plan)
Glip by RingCentral at a Glance
Features and Functionality
Glip features a variety of project management tools designed to help teams keep on track with key projects. If clarification or a meeting is needed, then a collaborative team video chat is just a couple of clicks away.
Glip’s project management features include:
- Messaging threads for internal and external groups. Keep all stakeholders in the loop!
- Task checklists to assign tasks to colleagues and mark them as completed once done.
- Integrations with other productivity and web applications including Mailchimp, Github, and Zapier.
For organizations that like to store their documents and spreadsheets in the cloud, Glip’s integration with Google Drive will be a major selling point. After integrating with Google Drive, users can begin sharing resources in real time with colleagues.
With Glip’s video meetings, there are no limits as to how many guests can be added to each meeting. Company video collaboration meetings are possible.
Instant Team Meetings
Glip features a smooth integration between its project management and collaboration elements. For instance, users can form into groups based upon calendar appointments and then initiate a live video call meeting with all the same participants.
Team Video Meetings
Glip is a full fledged real time video meeting collaboration tool that allows colleagues to meet online with audio and video feeds.
Nothing is more annoying than getting cut off after 40 minutes on a call. Whether you’re meeting with friends or colleagues, users receive unlimited meetings. The good news is that this is available both with free and paid Glip plans.
High Quality Infrastructure
Ring Central, Glip’s parent company, is a leading provider of global cloud communications and collaboration tools for enterprises. The company provides all the carrier grade infrastructure that it brings to its worldwide base of VoIP customers. For Glip users, this means a more consistent and high quality video streaming experience.
Plans and Pricing
Glip users can choose between 2 tiers: Free and Pro. Glip Pro supports up to 200 participants and comes with a number of business integrations. Additionally, there’s single sign on support and users can gain access to advanced analytics.
Additional collaboration and messaging features that Pro users receive include:
- User management
- Message data retention policy
- Message data export
- Admin file sharing controls
Glip has a desktop and mobile app for download. Users can download the mobile app by sending a download link to their phone from the website. Users are able to seamlessly switch between the desktop and mobile apps.
Glip’s Android app is native built and has support for features including split screen support, enhanced search experience, and quick message retrieval. The iOS app supports scheduling and joining meetings with 1 click, superior team messaging, and centralized portal-based access.
When you use RingCentral, the company retains a certain amount of data that you provide to them, including your email addresses, mailing address and phone numbers. This information is only used specifically for the reasons for which you provide it.
The company retains other data, including traffic data about your calls and chats, network monitoring data to keep an eye on security, log data to know where users access their service, cookies that are saved to your device, and call detail records. It will also keep a record of your emails with the company and your billing data for payment purposes.
Customer Service and Support
RingCentral runs a lengthy FAQ section on its website where you can get all types of information about Glip and the company’s other products. If you can't find an answer there, you also have the following options:
Open a case: The company has a form online where you can fill out a query about a problem you have or an issue you'd like resolved.
Online chat: The company has a chat option where you can get answers to your questions online, 24/7.
Ask the community: The company hosts a forum of customers and product experts who can help you with your query.
Pick up the phone: You can reach RingCentral in the US at:
How Glip by Ring Central Compares
Glip by Ring Central is a real time chat and collaboration tool that takes advantage of its parent company’s highly performant infrastructure.
Those on the Pro plan can hold meetings that support up to 200 participants with unlimited duration. For those that need participation and project management features, this is a good choice.