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8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

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Score 8 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

JustCall.io

JustCall.Io is well suited as a backbone phone system with many capabilities for small to medium-sized businesses and their sales teams. With its rich feature set, dependable functionality, and developer and integration-friendly architecture, it could be a great solution.The platform is less well suited for those companies that have a well established telephony solution and are only looking to take advantage of one or two of its features, such as SMS for instance. There are probably other solutions that provide the same functionality at a lower price point.
Justin Angelson, Digital and AI Solution Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.8
JustCall.io
5.5
Hosted PBX
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.9
JustCall.io
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.0
JustCall.io
5.0
User templates
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.1
JustCall.io
Call reports
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.5
JustCall.io
6.0
Directory of employee names
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.5
JustCall.io

Call Management

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.6
JustCall.io
5.4
Answering rules
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.4
JustCall.io
6.0
Call recording
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.7
JustCall.io
5.0
Call park
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.3
JustCall.io
4.0
Call screening
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.9
JustCall.io
5.0
Message alerts
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.9
JustCall.io
7.0

VoIP system collaboration

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.1
JustCall.io
Video conferencing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.8
JustCall.io
Audio conferencing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.4
JustCall.io

Mobile apps

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.5
JustCall.io
8.0
Mobile app for iOS
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.6
JustCall.io
Mobile app for Android
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.4
JustCall.io
8.0

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

JustCall.io

  • JustCall.io has a wonderful Chrome extension that plays nice with most other apps and extensions and enables things like a power dialer and click to call functionality to be launched from anywhere, even without being logged into the platform.
  • Just Call.io has the ability to launch and sync SMS messaging from within the Pipedrive app, adding another touchpoint to the sales cycle easily.
  • The platform developers are very open to other integrations and use cases and actively solicit feedback from their user community.
  • They are also very responsive to questions and support requests.
Justin Angelson, Digital and AI Solution Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

  • The iPhone app is powerful, but clunky.
  • The technical support (which was absolutely amazing when we first signed up with 8x8) is terrible now. The same goes for their customer service (that is, if there is a problem that tech support can't fix or doesn't handle well, and then you call customer service to complain, they'll just pat you on the head and tell you to go on your way).
  • The web interface is difficult to use, both from a user standpoint and an administrator standpoint.
Andy Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

JustCall.io

  • The power dialer functionality is in Beta still I believe and isn't not intuitive to use and add contacts to the calling list. In comparison, Kixie allows a very easy one-click operation, from anywhere on the web really, to add a number and contact to a power dialing session.
  • JustCall.io bills itself as a complete phone system but its pricing structure makes using it as such more expensive than solutions like Kixie or Dialpad, at least in my experience.
  • These guys are definitely on the right track, but more focus and clarity on the messaging and use cases JustCall is best suited for would result in a better net result for everyone in my opinion.
Justin Angelson, Digital and AI Solution Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 8.4
Based on 7 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

JustCall.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 8.6
Based on 5 answers
The web interface is easy to navigate and the data that I need is only ever one or two clicks away. When running reports, I don't have to deal with convoluted filters or awkward logic implementations, it just works and it works well. If I had to fault it for something, I would say that the interface is not consistent all over the place; The account manager portal and the Virtual Office portal have two completely different styles.
Daniel Herrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

JustCall.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 7.7
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

JustCall.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 7.7
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

JustCall.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 6.7
Based on 45 answers
They are fully functioning and easily manageable, crucial to our company as we have dispatch and office administration and are a medical facility. If our phone lines go down, people could be impacted by it in a very negative way.
Hallie Gonzales | TrustRadius Reviewer

JustCall.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

In-Person Training

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

N/a. No in-person training.
Cindy Pierre | TrustRadius Reviewer

JustCall.io

No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 8.2
Based on 4 answers
I can only respond to this question with regards to transferring ownership of the account. that was easy and smooth.
Cindy Pierre | TrustRadius Reviewer

JustCall.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

We only did a web search for other companies and found this service to fit all our needs, especially being able to get a BAA to help our HIPPA and HITECH compliance. It was over three years ago so I do not recall what others we looked at, but we did a general web search.
Jeffrey Weist, MSW, LICSW | TrustRadius Reviewer

JustCall.io

I have used both Kixie and PhoneBurner to try to add in the type of sales calling capabilities I wanted. In 2017, neither actually 100% fit the bill.Kixie is also a full-blown sales focused dialing and VOIP platform. They have really tight integrations with Pipedrive and other CRMs and a lot of the functionality we were looking for. With all the bells and whistles it is more expensive but certainly was a good contender. As I move forward here in 2018 we're launching a call center operation for which Kixie ay be a perfect fit.PhoneBurner is another platform that provides straight-up power dialing, dialing tech, and some additional resources. It does so on top of your current VOIP provider, so you don't have to make lots of changes. They have automated voicemail drops, email drops, and more to help accelerate the sales cycle.I chose JustCall specifically for the integration with Pipedrive and SMS capability. For now, it ended up being the tool for our business.
Justin Angelson, Digital and AI Solution Expert | 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

JustCall.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

  • When I am the only person covering the phone, I can get messages or calls anywhere and anytime and make sure that they are forwarded to the right person. This ensures that appointments are kept and employees don't waste time on appointments that get canceled.
  • When someone is out on leave, it is convenient to forward their calls to someone else to make sure customers get attention when needed.
  • Text capabilities allow our patients to contact us promptly for appointment cancellations. We are then able to fill those times with other patients who need to get in.
Renee Allard | TrustRadius Reviewer

JustCall.io

  • Overall, JustCall showed us the value of having an integrated tool to allow the execution of SMS messaging from within Pipedrive. It definitely allowed us to add in additional touchpoint that some decision makers and prospects felt more comfortable using.
  • Despite the tight integration with Pipedrive, the totality of the solution added more overhead in financial and configuration/personnel terms than we were looking for. Since we had established a great set up for our phone systems already, adding another one just to access SMS didn't make sense.
  • SMS from inside Pipedrive was the only function we were looking for. Just Call does this, and does it really well. But since we had our phones and VOIP already providing this outside of Pipedrive, it was ultimately not suitable. It became an expense for which there was not really a clear justification for in terms of ROI.
Justin Angelson, Digital and AI Solution Expert | TrustRadius Reviewer

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8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

Pricing Details

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

General

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

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

JustCall.io

General

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

JustCall.io Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$101
Pro$151
Enterprise$251
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
Outbound & incoming calling costs depend upon from where to where calls are made. It costs less to receive calls on our web-app or mobile app than to receive it on your cellular network.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
JustCall.io
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.4
JustCall.io

Usability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.6
JustCall.io

Reliability and Availability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
JustCall.io

Performance

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
JustCall.io

Support Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.7
JustCall.io

Implementation Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.2
JustCall.io

Scalability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
JustCall.io

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