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Likelihood to Recommend

3CX

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

CloudTalk

CloudTalk is best used if you need an easy tool for client calls or general customer relationship upkeeping. If you already have a well good database that can be connected with CloudTalk it is one of the easiest tools to use without wasting time during normal day work. Without a stable internet connection I don't recommend any Internet tool as the quality of the calls is important.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Contact Center Software

3CX
CloudTalk
7.9
Agent dashboard
3CX
CloudTalk
8.1
Validate callers
3CX
CloudTalk
7.8
Outbound response
3CX
CloudTalk
8.1
Call forwarding
3CX
CloudTalk
7.9
Click-to-call (CTC)
3CX
CloudTalk
8.3
Warm transfer
3CX
CloudTalk
7.6
Predictive dialing
3CX
CloudTalk
7.4
Interactive voice response
3CX
CloudTalk
8.0
REST APIs
3CX
CloudTalk
7.9
Call scripts
3CX
CloudTalk
7.6
Call tracking
3CX
CloudTalk
8.1
Multichannel integration
3CX
CloudTalk
7.7
CRM software integration
3CX
CloudTalk
8.5

Workforce Optimization (WFO)

3CX
CloudTalk
7.9
Inbound call routing
3CX
CloudTalk
8.1
Omnichannel inbound routing
3CX
CloudTalk
7.6
Recording
3CX
CloudTalk
8.2
Quality management
3CX
CloudTalk
8.2
Call analytics
3CX
CloudTalk
8.4
Historical reporting
3CX
CloudTalk
7.9
Live reporting
3CX
CloudTalk
7.9
Customer surveys
3CX
CloudTalk
7.4
Customer interaction analytics
3CX
CloudTalk
7.8

Pros

3CX

  • 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

CloudTalk

  • Very easy to setup and configure. It took literally a few minutes to start making our first calls.
  • Integrates with many CRM systems. We've connected with Zendesk for calls and texts to generate tickets automatically.
  • Great selection of virtual numbers for international calls.
  • Great customer support team with quick replies.
  • Call quality is generally good, especially for the price.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

3CX

  • It can include outgoing fax functionality
  • Voice quality appears to suffer greatly with weak Internet signal
  • Setting up conference calls could be made simpler
  • Can include texting capability
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudTalk

  • The service is unusable right now because it's always down. CloudTalk has oversold their service to too many customers on too few servers (as admitted on an email from their CEO to all their customers). We've lost all functionality for days - crippling our customer support team
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

3CX

3CX 8.0
Based on 1 answer
It's been doing really good job for us. Are there better PBX systems out there? For sure there are, with more features and better support. But those are way more expensive and harder to implement and maintain. This system is almost no brainier, next -> next -> next -> finish and you have installed it. With a few more configs to hook it up to your SIP or PRI lines, you are up and running! Everything is GUI based so it's easy to navigate. It have everything you need to run serious call centre so I would recommend it for anyone unless you are Fortune 500 company with billions of budget for IT, then spend the big money and go with Cisco PBX.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudTalk

CloudTalk 9.1
Based on 4 answers
CloudTalk is super easy to use and has a great quality. It helps to communicate with the clients easily and we can feel that the sound quality is high, while speaking to the client and while listening to the recordings. This is for our department essential in our day to day work.
Ieva Lukstiņa | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

3CX

3CX 5.7
Based on 5 answers
The 3CX Phone System is only a five because while they provide set-up/how-to/Q and A documents to help your district or company get started, they do not offer support for free. The documents provided, though, are good enough for you to get you up and running. We also found a good source of help through a sip trunk provider, which was a 3CX reseller provider.
Laura Steinbrink | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudTalk

CloudTalk 7.4
Based on 16 answers
They are skilled, experienced, and anytime I need something and contact the support time, I get the right person who understands my needs and reacts to them accordingly. So far I was only pleasantly surprised by the level of support these guys provide and coming from a customer service oriented background myself, I can only say keep it up guys, you are doing a fantastic job!
Stanislav Bouda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

3CX

We didn't want Cisco Call Manager anymore. We used a very old version previously, but nonetheless it didn't have a very good name in the company. PureCloud was too call center focused so in the end, we like 3CX best. A small pilot was configured very fast, and after we went full production, there were no big issues.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

CloudTalk

CloudTalk has a better value for the money spent and has been easier to set up than other peers in that regards as well as better overall integration with already existing Software that we have been using for years in our company. At the end, the communication with CloudTalk representatives sold us on the product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

3CX

  • 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

CloudTalk

  • Agents spend less time on each call due to automatic ticket creation.
  • We can use Chinese virtual number when calling Chinese customers.
  • Better customer experience overall due to smooth calling.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

3CX

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

3CX Editions & Modules

Edition
StandardFree
Pro1.082
Enterprise1.312
  1. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details
Price displayed is based on 25 users. 3CX pricing is based on the number of simultaneous calls your business requires or in other words, how many calls your system needs to support at once. Unlike other PBX vendors there is no per extension cost.

CloudTalk

General

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

CloudTalk Editions & Modules

Edition
CloudTalk Essential$251
CloudTalk Custom-2
CloudTalk Expert$403
CloudTalk Starter$203
  1. per user/month (invoiced annually)
  2. per user or company/month (invoiced annually)
  3. per user/month (invoiced annually)
Additional Pricing Details

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