What users are saying about
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring#question3' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener noreferrer'>Customer Verified: Read more.</a>
54 Ratings
4 Ratings

8x8 Contact Center

<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring#question3' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener noreferrer'>Customer Verified: Read more.</a>
54 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener noreferrer'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 7 out of 100
4 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener noreferrer'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

8x8 Contact Center

My experience with 8x8 is solely based on implementing and using it for our dedicated Client Support call center. 8x8 was the perfect solution to our call routing, IVR scripting, and call recording needs. Since our routing is based on Client Support Specialist availability, the system performs better when more than five users are logged in. 8x8 also integrates very well with our Salesforce support system.
Jeffrey Bryan | TrustRadius Reviewer

VirtualPBX

I wouldn't recommend it for use with SIP extensions or over 10 users. SIP is too unreliable (not Virtual PBX's fault) and [for] over 10 users it gets too expensive for a small office or home office (SOHO).
Jody Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Contact Center Software

8x8 Contact Center
6.1
VirtualPBX
Agent dashboard
8x8 Contact Center
7.3
VirtualPBX
Validate callers
8x8 Contact Center
6.6
VirtualPBX
Outbound response
8x8 Contact Center
6.1
VirtualPBX
Call forwarding
8x8 Contact Center
7.1
VirtualPBX
Click-to-call (CTC)
8x8 Contact Center
6.3
VirtualPBX
Warm transfer
8x8 Contact Center
7.0
VirtualPBX
Predictive dialing
8x8 Contact Center
5.3
VirtualPBX
Interactive voice response
8x8 Contact Center
6.1
VirtualPBX
REST APIs
8x8 Contact Center
5.0
VirtualPBX
Call scripts
8x8 Contact Center
5.0
VirtualPBX
Call tracking
8x8 Contact Center
7.1
VirtualPBX
Multichannel integration
8x8 Contact Center
5.5
VirtualPBX
CRM software integration
8x8 Contact Center
4.9
VirtualPBX

Workforce Optimization (WFO)

8x8 Contact Center
7.5
VirtualPBX
Inbound call routing
8x8 Contact Center
8.0
VirtualPBX
Omnichannel inbound routing
8x8 Contact Center
7.3
VirtualPBX
Recording
8x8 Contact Center
7.8
VirtualPBX
Quality management
8x8 Contact Center
6.9
VirtualPBX
Call analytics
8x8 Contact Center
7.4
VirtualPBX
Historical reporting
8x8 Contact Center
6.6
VirtualPBX
Live reporting
8x8 Contact Center
9.0
VirtualPBX
Customer surveys
8x8 Contact Center
6.8
VirtualPBX

Pros

8x8 Contact Center

  • Cleaner workspace with organization and efficiency at the forefront of our associates day.
  • Better reporting, making the process of coaching and developing agents easier task for our front line leadership team members.
  • Quality metrics have allowed for us to identify areas of concern when it comes to training, thus allowing us to proactively adjust our new hire training as well as our soft skill modules we use as part of our on-going training program.
Michael Furman | TrustRadius Reviewer

VirtualPBX

  • Ease of deployment
  • Common management thru common virtual management tools
  • Ease to maintain
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

8x8 Contact Center

  • It would be nice if things could be adjusted through phone codes rather than through just an online interface. Having to be logged in to do things can be an inconvenience at times.
  • Possibility of hearing the channel through audio before answering the call
Audrey Easterday | TrustRadius Reviewer

VirtualPBX

  • Integration with web conferencing service
  • Voice to text translation for VM
  • Mobile application for voice mail and configuration changes
Jody Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

8x8 Contact Center

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

VirtualPBX

VirtualPBX 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Once it works and has retain ROI.....keep it going
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

8x8 Contact Center

8x8 Contact Center 8.2
Based on 1 answer
We have no issues.
MIKE BARBARO | TrustRadius Reviewer

VirtualPBX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

8x8 Contact Center

8x8 Contact Center 5.3
Based on 25 answers
We've had to contact support a lot since the product is not easy to use. Some of the support specialists are better than others. Their support team really lacks in their knowledge of the 8x8 plug-in and how that works and interfaced with Salesforce. Your team does now know the limitations of the product.
Melissa McCormack | TrustRadius Reviewer

VirtualPBX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

8x8 Contact Center

I have used such products as eWorkforce, Avaya and Blue Pumpkin. Those products when I was using them were operated on in-house servers and were covering larger groups.
8x8, as I have said, works very well in this environment. I prefer that we are not hosting the program but rather as using it. While there was a certain level of analytics and scheduling that could be utilized in the other products, I really don't have the need here. Our program, due to its nature is predictable enough to not need the full scheduling options.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VirtualPBX

Auto attendant and voice conference capabilities are a good value for SOHO users that need to make a positive impression upon their customers.
Jody Thomas | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

8x8 Contact Center

  • SLA Validation - we are able to provide analytics to support our SLA claim.
  • Uptime - we have not experienced an outage in the 3 years we have been using the software.
  • Playback - It is very easy to review previous calls for coaching and feedback for support staff.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

VirtualPBX

  • Faster ROI
  • Lower maintenance costs
  • Common processes (less training)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

8x8 Contact Center

General

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

VirtualPBX

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

8x8 Contact Center
7.4
VirtualPBX
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

8x8 Contact Center
VirtualPBX
10.0

Usability

8x8 Contact Center
8.2
VirtualPBX

Support Rating

8x8 Contact Center
5.3
VirtualPBX

Add comparison