Zoom is a desktop conferencing application that allows licensed account-holders and invited guests to send and receive video and audio as well as share and annotate computer content in conferences with up to 50 participants. Primarily designed to connect users via PC, Mac, laptop or mobile devices, Zoom also supports connections to standards-based hardware conferencing devices produced by vendors like Cisco/Tandberg, Polycom, LifeSize, etc.
Account holders can access Zoom conferencing through the VCU portal at vcu.zoom.us
To request a VCU-hosted Zoom account, please enter a ticket via the Technology Services LANdesk Service Desk. (Go to "Academic Technologies > Video Production and Teleconferencing > Submit a Zoom Account Request").
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NOTE re: HIPAA Compliance: Zoom complies with HIPAA standards and the vendor has a BAA on file with VCU. Zoom's HIPPA Compliance Guide is available for review and download here.