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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

Nextiva

Nextiva is a solid performer with reliable service, good features, and a flexible and scalable framework. It is ideal for small to mid-size businesses and may even work for larger enterprises, depending on your needs. It performs well for mobile, desk and conference and offers a lot of options for growing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.7
Hosted PBX
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.5
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
9.0
User templates
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.0
Call reports
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
9.3
Directory of employee names
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.5

Call Management

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.7
Answering rules
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.7
Call recording
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
9.2
Call park
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.3
Call screening
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
9.0
Message alerts
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.0

VoIP system collaboration

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
7.8
Video conferencing
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.0
Audio conferencing
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.7
Video screen sharing
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.0
Instant messaging
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
6.5

Mobile apps

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
7.9
Mobile app for iOS
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.2
Mobile app for Android
3CX Phone System
Nextiva
7.5

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

Nextiva

  • Nextiva works well with a wide variety of camera manufacturers for ease of integration.
  • It allows for easy review of video clips thru the Nextiva Review client.
  • Provides a comprehensive CCTV platform for companies with multiple sites in multiple countries.
Ann Marie Greco | 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

Nextiva

  • Being a top VOIP provider with plenty of capabilities, it is difficult to show missing functionalities or fault. This, like a better call log with the customizable report, is desirable but is based on personal taste more than a lack of performance.
  • More packages including the conference bridge.
  • GUI could be customizable with corporate branding.
Jose Luis Reyes Graterol | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

3CX Phone System

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nextiva

Nextiva 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Since we purchase software maintenance the cost of upgrade is greatly reduced. It would be cost prohibitive at this point to switch a worldwide operation to another CCTV platform. We have been happy with the overall performance of Nextiva as a product for many years.
Ann Marie Greco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

3CX Phone System

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nextiva

Nextiva 8.0
Based on 2 answers
It allows us to preform all the functions we need today and we will be gaining new functions once we upgrade.
Ann Marie Greco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

3CX Phone System

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nextiva

Nextiva 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The system its self rarely gives me any downtime that is not planned. Now with old encoders in the mix those do occasionally fail and are replaced at failure.
Ann Marie Greco | 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

Nextiva

Nextiva 9.0
Based on 4 answers
I think Nextiva is a great tool for what we use it for. It is used for tracking time and used also in our bonus structure to make sure we have the specified amount of talk time. I really enjoy this application and everything that it is used for within our company. There's not a whole lot I can say about it other than it is a really neat tool.
Josh Musson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

3CX Phone System

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Nextiva

Nextiva 9.0
Based on 1 answer
This was first rate as it allowed hands on training with multiple choice testing and certification upon successful completion.
Ann Marie Greco | 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

Nextiva

For my current company, Nextiva made the most cost/use sense. I have used Jive before and the cost is much higher for the basic services we are using. Nextiva's support is also, as I have been mentioning, top notch, efficient and helpful.
Heather Neisen | 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

Nextiva

  • Better customer service with customers and potential customers.
  • Internal staff happiness, especially the sales team who use the phone more than any other department.
  • Staff efficiency and productivity in managing the VoIP systems.
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

Nextiva

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

3CX Phone System
9.0
Nextiva
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.0

Usability

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
8.0

Reliability and Availability

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
9.0

Support Rating

3CX Phone System
6.5
Nextiva
9.0

Online Training

3CX Phone System
Nextiva
9.0

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