WebEx Communications Inc. is a Cisco company that provides on-demand collaboration, online meeting, web conferencing and video conferencing applications. Its products include "Meeting Center", "Training Center", "Event Center", "Support Center", "Sales Center" "MeetMeNow", "PCNow", "WebEx AIM Pro Business Edition", "WebEx WebOffice", "WebEx Connect" and others.
WebEx was founded in 1995 by Subrah Iyar and Min Zhu. Zhu co-founded Future Labs (one of the first companies to produce multi-point document collaboration software) in 1991. Zhu met Iyar, then a vice president and general manager of Quarterdeck Inc., when Quarterdeck acquired Future Labs in 1996. Iyar was named president of Future Labs, which had been made a Quarterdeck subsidiary, and the same year Iyar and Min went on to co-found WebEx. On March 15, 2007, Cisco Systems announced it would acquire WebEx for $3.2 billion.
Webex is used extensively by many companies for remote helpdesk services, webinars, training and various other applications. Any webex session can be recorded and saved as a webex recording file which has the extension .wrf. To play these files offline on your computer you need to download the Webex Player available on http://support.webex.com/support/downloads.html.