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Likelihood to Recommend

3CX Phone System

The 3CX system is a well-thought out phone system with many features and options. The plan pricing is very affordable and flexible depending on your business needs. However, the key to having a solid, well-performing system with 3CX is the quality of your Internet connection. You may want to discuss your Internet connection type and speeds with a 3CX reseller before deciding on a 3CX system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco VoIP PBX

Smaller organizations, offices in remote locations, and locations were internet service is intermittent or costly would benefit from using Cisco VoIP PBX. The ability to combine the internet and phone service results in improved and consistent connectivity. And the overall expense to outfit a small to medium size office is extremely cost-effective.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

3CX Phone System

  • Simplicity: Using a single 3CX interface we can manage every phone and extension used throughout our company.
  • Flexibility: There are a wide variety of options to configure each extension and phone. Changing anything after the hardware is deployed is very easy.
  • Portability: Phones with 3CX can be easily moved or repurposed within an office or at remote locations, including users' homes. The mobile app allows users to use their office extension anywhere without exposing their cell number.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco VoIP PBX

  • Improved internet connectivity which means improved phone service as well.
  • Cost efficient, especially for tighter budgets.
  • User-friendly and little to no training required.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

3CX Phone System

  • The webmeeting function is clumsy compared to Zoom or Google Meets (Hangouts).
  • There is no support offered without paying for it, but the web forum that is offered for free does allow you to throw out questions and have them answered by someone in the community of 3CX user administrators.
Laura Steinbrink | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco VoIP PBX

  • There are no outstanding issues with this system to-date.
  • Aesthetically speaking, the actual devise could use a sleeker and less "boxy" look.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

3CX Phone System

3CX Phone System 6.5
Based on 2 answers
I didn't have to use support personally but I have talked to the administrators of the system and they confirm that any issue is dealt with quickly. As we haven't had big issues I can't talk about priority 1 incidents which require immediate attention, but normal issues are answered fairly quickly and accurately.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco VoIP PBX

Cisco VoIP PBX 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Cisco offers online instruction on the use of the VoIP but it has to be sought out. Likely, the do offer additional support but this is managed by our IT department so it is difficult to determine just how accessible Cisco has been regarding the implementation and ongoing support for this product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

3CX Phone System

Both are great - 3CX was chosen for its Windows compatibility, The operation has been very straightforward and was easily integrated and maintained. The ability to migrate later to a stable Unix platform is considered a real plus. We have been very pleased with the ease of use and the stability that the 3CX system provides, even on a Windows platform.
Mike McCloskey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco VoIP PBX

All of the Cisco VoIP products have been intuitive, appropriate for the size of the organization, effective, and easily accessible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

3CX Phone System

  • 3CX has a lot to offer for a very low cost as its business model is based on simultaneous calls and not per device. It's very cost effective and very affordable.
  • As the 3CX server does not require a high-performance server to run, with the Public Cloud option, it might allow even further savings.
Artur Bittencourt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco VoIP PBX

  • Employees are please with both the internet and phone service.
  • Supervisor relationships with leadership at the larger organization remain connected.
  • Cost is minimal!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

3CX Phone System

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Cisco VoIP PBX

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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