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Likelihood to Recommend

3CX

In many scenarios decision is driven by budget and compared to other solutions at the time of purchase [3CX] was simply the cheapest solution for what it has to offer. If you are looking for integrations, extensibility, and advanced functionalities, this might not be a solution for you. At the time of use (and this may have changed by now), there was a lack of APIs, CLI commands, and similar so nothing could be automated with the system. There are ways of importing data through CSV but automation would solve us so much time and support calls if we were able to connect with other systems.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Noble Systems

Noble is well suited for any size contact center doing inbound only, or fully blended environments. From appointment setting to collections, Noble has products to successfully accomplish the requirement. For organizations that are heavily focused on compliance, Noble's TCPA Lockdown product, Post and Real-Time Speech Analytics, and onboard evaluation tools are a must - all proprietary and fully integrated. For organizations interested in "doing more with less", Noble has multiple AI products that ensure success.
Bruce Hale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Contact Center Software

3CX
Noble Systems
9.0
Agent dashboard
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Validate callers
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Outbound response
3CX
Noble Systems
8.2
Call forwarding
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Click-to-call (CTC)
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Warm transfer
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Predictive dialing
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Interactive voice response
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
REST APIs
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Call scripts
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Call tracking
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Multichannel integration
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
CRM software integration
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1

Workforce Optimization (WFO)

3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Inbound call routing
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Omnichannel inbound routing
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Recording
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Quality management
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Call analytics
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Historical reporting
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Live reporting
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Customer surveys
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1
Customer interaction analytics
3CX
Noble Systems
9.1

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

Noble Systems

  • Local control: the Noble Maestro platform, once you learn it, enables you to control your call center right from your desk. You can add, delete, and skill users, you can build all of your IVR flows and change them as necessary (like for holiday closures, etc)
  • User interface design: I built the pop-up windows for each queue, and was able to design them to contain quick reference information for how to handle calls, and build an order number capture module from the IVR to the agent. In other words, I could prompt the customer to punch in their order number, then display it to the agent.
  • Technical support - their support group was easy to reach and easy to work with.
Daniel Dehner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

3CX

  • The set up can seem a little daunting, especially if you plan to take it on internally.
  • The apps are great, having your extension on your device is great but the desktop/windows app is a little dated, could do with an update.
Marouane Tohme | TrustRadius Reviewer

Noble Systems

  • Selfishly, I would love for Noble to provide their own instance of gateways for SMS and Email. This is one area where additional vendors are required, to serve as the gateway to launch texts and emails. This opens opportunities for breaks that require additional resources to trace the root of the issue.
  • Some of Noble product offerings require extensive start-to-finish resources. While there is not much room for improvement, end-user should know some products require much more upfront work than others. Prerequisite courses and questionnaires are almost always required, along with on-site training. It should be made very clear, Noble has these requirements to absolutely ensure end-user are proficient in taking full advantage of the product, once released to Support.
  • Post-Upgrade testing is time-consuming, especially if the number of products utilized is extensive. While Noble deploys most all upgrades to a DEV environment and engages multiple resources when deploying to PROD, ensuring all products don't resort to "Default" isn't 100%. End-User is required to complete significant testing, too, but there are opportunities for misses, that may result in production impact. Upgrades, with testing, could take 4-6 hours.
Bruce Hale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

3CX

3CX 5.5
Based on 4 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

Noble Systems

Noble Systems 9.1
Based on 1 answer
We utilize Noble's Enterprise Support, offering us 24/7 access. Additionally, with Enterprise Support we engage with Level II Support Technicians and no-hassle escalation. With Enterprise Support, we also have a dedicated Account Manager who conducts weekly/bi-weekly support calls to discuss open tickets and upgrade opportunities. With Enterprise Support, we have the ability to select our window for upgrades, to include weekends.
Bruce Hale | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

3CX

The main differences between 8x8, Inc. and 3CX is pricing and ease of use in my opinion. The 3CX system uses annual based pricing plans based on of simultaneous calls your company needs, not the number of extensions/users and offers a free plan. 8x8, Inc. charges per extension with different plans. We currently have 19 extensions so the 3CX system makes more sense for us, however, if your company only has a few extensions you may want to throughly consider both options. In my experience, it was difficult to add new extensions and phones with 8x8 because at least at that time we had 8x8 I could not add anything on the web admin. I had to call a sales rep which took a lot more time. Also, if you didn't purchase a phone and/or headset directly from 8x8 at a usually higher price than Amazon for example then you would have to spend anywhere from 30 minutes to hours on the phone with 8x8 tech support to program the phone to work with the 8x8 system so adding a new extension could turn into a long ordeal. I can easily add new extensions on 3CX directly in the web cpanel. Granted, if you are actually adding a new phone number you would need to purchase that number from a company like ATT first before adding it to 3CX. The difference between a phone number and an extension would be a phone number allows a customer to call in directly using that number. The extension would require the customer to call the main business number then be transferred to the extension. 3CX provides a list of supported phone models on their website
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Noble Systems

Noble offered a lot of functions for the lowest price. The QA component alone was a big selling point, along with the PCI compliance of their remote server locations. CCX was premise-based and was bulletproof. It never went down, its UI never had problems, and we never dropped calls because of it. Verint is a better QA program and has many more bells and whistles, but is very expensive compared to Noble.
Daniel Dehner | 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

Noble Systems

  • Positive: it gave us a cloud-based call center with recorded calls and a QA platform, which was a great step up from what we had
  • Positive: it allowed for flexibility when we needed to expand to an outsourced location for the holidays.
  • Negative: the pricing equation was difficult to understand, and the sales rep, although knowledgeable, was not very transparent and we had several surprises in pricing after signing our agreement. There was a point right after signing the contract with them that the CFO and I sought to back out due to this.
  • Negative: the call center did not run smoothly. I spent approximately 20% of my time for almost 2 years troubleshooting problems with the system and managing fixes. There was always somebody in the call center with a "noble issue".
Daniel Dehner | 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. none
  2. 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.

Noble Systems

General

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

Noble Systems Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

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