Does the latest version of Jabber for windows support desktop control using on premise presence server or is Webex connect still required?
If you mean deskPHONE control, yes, it does
Release and general information
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Sorry I meant desktop sharing control, so during desktop sharing sessions our users can take control of the screen that is being shared.
From same doc, review limitations and considerations chapter
In a hybrid cloud-based deployment, Cisco WebEx Connect provides instant messaging capabilities and Cisco Unified Communications Manager provides audio and video communication capabilities. However, both Cisco WebEx Connect and Cisco Unified Communications Manager provide desktop sharing functionality.
Video desktop sharing functionality is provided as follows:
If users initiate desktop sharing sessions in instant messaging conversations, Cisco WebEx Connect provides desktop sharing functionality.
If users initiate desktop sharing sessions during an audio or video conversation, they use the video desktop sharing capabilities on Cisco Unified Communications Manager.
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How about desktop CONTROL sharing. That is, the remote viewer can control the shared desktop? Has this feature been roadmapped with any timeframe?