When OIT first signed a contract with Zoom in 2015, who would have thought it would be our go-to platform for online teaching and general remote work for the past year? Over the course of this past year, we have expanded our contract to provide fully licensed accounts for all faculty and students, allowing for unlimited meetings of unlimited duration with up to 300 participants. Staff may request a licensed account as needed. This arrangement will continue going forward. Our Zoom contract will remain in place for the foreseeable future.
In 2020, Zoom hosted over 800,000 meetings with over 2,000,000 participants. Compared to 2019, Zoom hosted 54,000 meetings with just over 300,000 participants. The growth over the past year is staggering, and performance has been exceptional.