8x8 Express (discontinued) vs. Blueface

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
8x8 Express (discontinued)
Score 7.2 out of 10
N/A
8x8 Express was a cloud-based phone system that included unlimited calling within the U.S and Canada, HD video conferencing, business SMS and team chat, pre-configured. As of March 2023 8x8 Express is end of sale and no longer available.N/A
Blueface
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
Blueface, a Comcast Business Company, is a Unified Communications as a Service Provider (UCaaS) offering a cloud business phone and SIP trunking for small to enterprise size business customers.N/A
Pricing
8x8 Express (discontinued)Blueface
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
8x8 Express (discontinued)Blueface
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
8x8 Express (discontinued)Blueface
Top Pros

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Top Cons

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Features
8x8 Express (discontinued)Blueface
Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software
Comparison of Performance & Compatibility of Online Events Software features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
8.0
6 Ratings
0% below category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
High quality audio8.06 Ratings00 Ratings
High quality video8.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Screen Sharing
Comparison of Screen Sharing features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
8.5
2 Ratings
9% above category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
Desktop sharing8.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Online Meetings / Events
Comparison of Online Meetings / Events features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
8.7
2 Ratings
9% above category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
Calendar integration9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Meeting initiation8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Record meetings / events9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Online Events Collaboration
Comparison of Online Events Collaboration features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
8.5
2 Ratings
10% above category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
Live chat8.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Online Events Security
Comparison of Online Events Security features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
9.3
5 Ratings
20% above category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
User authentication9.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Participant roles & permissions9.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Cloud PBX
Comparison of Cloud PBX features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
8.0
6 Ratings
1% below category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
Hosted PBX7.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)8.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Directory of employee names8.66 Ratings00 Ratings
Call Management
Comparison of Call Management features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
8.9
6 Ratings
10% above category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
Answering rules9.06 Ratings00 Ratings
Call recording9.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Call park9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Call screening9.34 Ratings00 Ratings
Message alerts9.25 Ratings00 Ratings
Business SMS/External Messaging8.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Online Fax8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Voicemail Transcription9.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile apps
Comparison of Mobile apps features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
9.7
3 Ratings
15% above category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
Mobile app for iOS9.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app for Android9.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Unified Communications Platform and Collaboration
Comparison of Unified Communications Platform and Collaboration features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Express (discontinued)
7.1
5 Ratings
6% below category average
Blueface
-
Ratings
Centralized communications management8.05 Ratings00 Ratings
Team messaging8.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Team document sharing6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Call and meeting analytics6.03 Ratings00 Ratings
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8x8 Express (discontinued)Blueface
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Enterprises
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User Ratings
8x8 Express (discontinued)Blueface
Likelihood to Recommend
7.6
(8 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
8x8 Express (discontinued)Blueface
Likelihood to Recommend
Discontinued Products
The 8x8 app is great and very user friendly and straightforward. Team Members can adjust their own setting as needed.
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Blueface Ltd
For
the sake of compliance and training, you can record your conversations and
store your customer communications.



You
could have full control over all websites connected to your business phone
account.

Thanks
to the program's corporate directory feature, you can access a contact database
with click-to-call capabilities available online
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Pros
Discontinued Products
  • So easy to use!
  • Voicemail - can be accessed anywhere, includes transcription of the voicemail and an email message with the recording
  • Telephone services without all the fees of a landline service
  • Auto attendant, offering recordings of our messages
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  • You can control your calls, wait, hang up, transfer, intercept, and park for a better client experience without being bothered.
  • You can control and keep an eye on calls from your preferred users and groups by personalizing your display.
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Cons
Discontinued Products
  • We are just starting to use the platform and using limited features at the moment and 8x8 is doing everything we need it to do.
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Blueface Ltd
  • I would like the Blueface subscription price to be more affordable.
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Support Rating
Discontinued Products
If you get less than 4 phones you fall into the online only customer service. There were a couple of times that I could have used more assistance but figuring it out online was a bit of a hassle.
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Blueface Ltd
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Alternatives Considered
Discontinued Products
8x8 has a much lower cost that avaya for the same features. 8x8 is a bit more user friendly than some other larger well established brands. It still uses industry standards in terminology and call flows to for anyone with voip experience its a pain free switch to make over.
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Blueface Ltd
Calls
may be encrypted using Blueface's TLS/SRTP encryption, raising the level of
security.



You
may track your call activity, obtain a report on your calls, and use analytics
to guide business choices.
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Return on Investment
Discontinued Products
  • Being able to listen to phone calls when there is a discrepancy
  • Keeping the honest honest by knowing we can listen to calls
  • Easy to communicate internally, been very helpful and time saving
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Blueface Ltd
  • You might save money and have more effective business communications.
  • Track your calling patterns and make business decisions based on statistics.
  • Through the device history, you can monitor any changes or issues.
  • You can remotely check the availability of your employees using Blueface BLF.
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ScreenShots

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