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8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

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Score 7.3 out of 100
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Score 8.9 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

UserZoom

It is expensive. It is warrented if your organization has a high volume of studies and is mature enough to do more than qualitative usability testing. On the other hand, if you find yourself doing many surveys (large or small), usability tests, etc. there is cost savings due to the recruiting cost being the only thing you pay for... by the way, you will have to figure out how the coordinate the recruiting, but UserZoom is so helpful with this process and I think recently they have made efforts to bring those solutions in house.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.4
UserZoom
Hosted PBX
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.2
UserZoom
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.0
UserZoom
User templates
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.7
UserZoom
Call reports
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.1
UserZoom
Directory of employee names
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.0
UserZoom

Call Management

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.1
UserZoom
Answering rules
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.0
UserZoom
Call recording
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.2
UserZoom
Call park
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.8
UserZoom
Call screening
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.2
UserZoom
Message alerts
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.5
UserZoom

VoIP system collaboration

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
UserZoom
Video conferencing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.1
UserZoom
Audio conferencing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.8
UserZoom
Video screen sharing
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.8
UserZoom
Instant messaging
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
UserZoom

Mobile apps

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.9
UserZoom
Mobile app for iOS
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.2
UserZoom
Mobile app for Android
8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.7
UserZoom

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

UserZoom

  • Offers a wide variety of testing types: Click Testing, Card Sorting, and Screen Recording.
  • Post-Test Reporting helps make sense of the pass/failure rate of certain tasks (and participants).
  • It is relatively easy to add and edit tasks for users.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

  • Ability to integrate multiple businesses onto a single desk phone (or possibility this is a lack of familiarity with the system).
  • Have had no follow-up from the sales rep following the initial onboarding to ask if everything is alright. Would appreciate this.
  • Hardware delivery was somewhat slow, but there's this thing called coronavirus which may have impacted normal delivery times so not sure.
Jonathan Harris | TrustRadius Reviewer

UserZoom

  • The more depth and agility that any UX tool offers, the more successful the offering being tested will be in the marketplace. Therefore we suggest never putting a ceiling on UX testing capabilities.
  • In the early days of our using UserZoom, our own UX with the tool was a bit of a challenge, but it's become far more user-friendly since then.
Jackie Bassett | 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

UserZoom

UserZoom 10.0
Based on 1 answer
I'm actually trying to get a license for my current job at my current company (recently moved to a new company). I gave it this rating because I am about to go to our executive to ask that we purchase it! I know that there will be value because we are forecasting a high volume of research next year
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 8.7
Based on 6 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

UserZoom

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) 7.8
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

UserZoom

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

UserZoom

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office) 6.2
Based on 82 answers
The support was lackluster. I thought my sales rep was going to set up the phone system for me and it took several weeks of going back and forth and then being handed off to an implementation person who helped a great deal, but overall there was an impatience on both the part of sales and implementation with the number of calls that were needed to understand and set the system up. They both told me they were admonished by their management for spending too much time with me on my calls. I tried the chat feature, tutorials, and webinars, but ultimately needed a live person to help me with the final questions needed to set everything up.
Adrienne Robinson | TrustRadius Reviewer

UserZoom

UserZoom 9.0
Based on 1 answer
From my experience, the UserZoom team has really done a great job answering the limited questions we have given them thus far. I think the platform is popular enough that many of my questions have been answered by their help pages - or other online content with helpful tips and tricks. I think the community has done a nice job of providing end-user tutorials for those who are new to the platform.
Joshua Melder | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

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

UserZoom

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

UserZoom

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

As far as capabilities and ease to use, they all seem about the same. If you are not technologically savvy this all can be a bit difficult to set up by yourself. Nextiva had great customer service, but the service was not cost-effective and call texting was ridiculously complicated. If I could have access to tech support via chat it would be a lot less time-consuming.
Guillermo Paxton | TrustRadius Reviewer

UserZoom

Loop 11 has no logic, so every user sees every question. This makes the surveys clunky and confuses the panelists, who have to decide whether they need to answer a certain question that doesn't seem appropriate. Additionally, Loop 11 conflicts with certain websites and the data capturing doesn't work. It's also very difficult to find bad results in Loop 11 and remove them from the data set, last I checked you had to click through panelists one by one to see their results and then remove them. Overall reporting is also very limited in Loop 11 in comparison.
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

UserZoom

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)

  • 8x8 has cut down total monthly phone system cost by approximately 25%.
  • We can now work remotely without missing important calls and messages.
  • We can run many more reports than we could before as to who is calling and when.
  • Auto-attendant allows office personnel to not always have to answer if only basic information is needed by the caller.
William Perdue | TrustRadius Reviewer

UserZoom

  • Validate suspected usability issues by having users validate our hypotheses
  • Provide a starting point to build a usability testing department, part of the UX department
Andres Podesta | 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

UserZoom

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)
7.5
UserZoom
9.0

Likelihood to Renew

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.4
UserZoom
10.0

Usability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.7
UserZoom

Reliability and Availability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.8
UserZoom

Performance

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.7
UserZoom

Support Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
6.2
UserZoom
9.0

Implementation Rating

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
8.2
UserZoom

Scalability

8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office)
7.3
UserZoom

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