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8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

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Score 7.2 out of 100

Cisco Webex Calling

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Score 8.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

Any business that has workers in multiple locations or workers who are based out for the office for significant periods of time will really benefit from the 8x8 cloud-based system. Your direct line follows you around, but because of the Virtual Attendant, office hours and out of hours can be configured so that you only receive calls when you're "at work."
Andrew Steven | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling works great for remote workers as the phone system lives in the cloud so is easily accessible to anyone with an internet connection without the need to create a VPN back into the corporate network. The PSTN access is via the corporate network which means it can still connect to other phone systems in the office as required.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.1
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Hosted PBX
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.1
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
User templates
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.9
Cisco Webex Calling
8.5
Call reports
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.9
Cisco Webex Calling
8.8
Directory of employee names
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9

Call Management

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.6
Cisco Webex Calling
8.5
Answering rules
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Call recording
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.8
Cisco Webex Calling
9.1
Call park
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.4
Cisco Webex Calling
8.1
Call screening
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Message alerts
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.0
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4

VoIP system collaboration

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Video conferencing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.9
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Audio conferencing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Video screen sharing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.8
Cisco Webex Calling
9.1
Instant messaging
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.6
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6

Mobile apps

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.3
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Mobile app for iOS
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.1
Cisco Webex Calling
8.7
Mobile app for Android
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
5.4
Cisco Webex Calling
8.5

Pros

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

  • Conference call feature is great. We have created multiple conference bridges, we even have one tied to our virtual attendant.
  • We like the flexibility of the auto attendant and being able to have more than one profile saved that we can change as needed
  • Having Virtual office was especially great when hurricane Irma came through last year and our office had no power, it allowed us to continue to operate from our cell phones without the customer realizing there was anything different.
Robbie Mancl | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

  • Mobile use - Calling is extremely easy to use via mobile, making it easier for teams to work remotely and thus offer the organization and colleagues all of the benefits that come with this
  • Security - As this is a cloud-based solution, updates are easily implemented meaning better security, which is essential for the company overall.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

  • At times call quality with callers outside the 8x8 system at times is poor.
  • Voicemail boxes are not very large, and can fill quickly.
  • A means to mark all received faxes at one time as read within Virtual Office would be nice.
Christopher Alcumbrack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

  • Sometimes confusing on how to sign on to the Webex
  • Takes 5-10 minutes to download so if you forget to download before the call they will have to wait and is awkward
  • Don’t see a difference between this and zoom calls
Maureen Trattner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 6.6
Based on 8 answers
We've had an excellent experience with 8x8 Virtual Office. We have downtime very rarely and the service provided by all reps is excellent. The little quirks that I've mentioned as cons are minor inconveniences but I prefer working like that than hosting our own PBX.
Daniel Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 7.7
Based on 13 answers
I have found both the use, and administration of 8x8 to be very straight forward. After a brief period of familiarization all of my users have found the use of the system quite simple. The system is scalable in some regards as it allows for simple use, or more broad usage of features. You can simply have a desk phone, and use the system like a simple phone. Or you can use the Virtual Office program and app to use all of the features offered.
Christopher Alcumbrack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling 8.2
Based on 1 answer
It is a very easy product to deploy and configure and to really take advantage of. It does not matter if you are using it in an office or your home, or for a security office or a collaboration meeting room - you have the right endpoint available for each case and the configuration parameters to improve the functionality you need.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 7.8
Based on 2 answers
In the time I have used 8x8 Virtual Office, the core system has been up and running almost flawlessly though we do have a slight performance degradation from time to time as is expected of cloud software. The one recurring issue for us is that the fax connection is not always functional for outbound messages. We usually have to retry three or four times to get the fax to connect reliably to the destination machine. Once connected, it's smooth sailing.
Daniel Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 7.6
Based on 2 answers
None of the features that are available slow down the application. The reports (even the ones with hundreds of records) complete very quickly and the web interface as well as the mobile application never struggle to load or complete a task. The analytics will sometimes take some time to reflect the online status of users but it is to be expected due to connection speeds.
Daniel Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 5.7
Based on 104 answers
Very easy to use. In this day of age, finding a company with a great product, competitive pricing and top ofthe line customer service is hard to do. We found it with 8x8 and look forward to using it for many years to come.We also will be happy to recommend it to anyone else who is looking for suggestions.
Tim Layton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling 7.7
Based on 2 answers
I have been working for a long time with Cisco as a provider and also Cisco TAC and Cisco Support Engineers.
The support starts right beforehand in the documentation of the product you are interested in. From the start you have a good, complete, and detailed and easy to read datasheet and there's always someone available to answer any questions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 8.3
Based on 4 answers
This was already in place before I joined the organization but given that we're still satisfied with it, I would say that the implementation was a success across the board.
Daniel Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

If I had a choice to pick otherwise, I would. I came into the company when they already had 8x8 and it is such an issue. The fact that you have to have the VO AND the VCC open at the same time, llike why? I would definitely not choose them over quite a few companies.
Josh Kim | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

Zoom is great and very cheap for what you can do with but it crashes too often. Too many people are using it now, it is a popular product and it affects the quality of the product. We really like the quality of the Cisco Webex products in general. The company gained customer satisfaction over the years with their products but now I would reconsider the price of the license and subscription.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 7.3
Based on 2 answers
We've had periods where our organization has grown a considerable amount and we have had no issues in scaling our communications with 8x8. The number of possible extensions that we can use is far more than we expect to go through in a very long time. The only complaint that I have is a very minor inconvenience for me where I have to download activation codes for each phone. I would prefer to have the phones automatically activated as soon as they are plugged in.
Daniel Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

  • We were able to use desk phones we already had minimizing the initial investment.
  • It allowed us to transition to remote work seamlessly when the need arose.
  • Users required less training because the features were similar to other commonly used phone systems.
Bret Miller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Webex Calling

  • I would consider the heafty investment to be worth it as it has helped bring an element of cohesion between departments in the same division.
  • It has also shown to have positive reviews from our high-level executives when audio conferencing into high profile meetings. It is always important, in my opinion, to invest in technology that is going to keep your data and conversations safe.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

General

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

Cisco Webex Calling

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.0
Cisco Webex Calling
8.7

Likelihood to Renew

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.6
Cisco Webex Calling

Usability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
Cisco Webex Calling
8.2

Reliability and Availability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.8
Cisco Webex Calling

Performance

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.6
Cisco Webex Calling

Support Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
5.7
Cisco Webex Calling
7.7

Implementation Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.3
Cisco Webex Calling

Scalability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
Cisco Webex Calling

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