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40 Ratings

Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

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Score 8.8 out of 100
19 Ratings
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Score 7.2 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Cloud PBX

    8.3

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    83%

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000) ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Hosted PBX

    8.5
    85%
    8 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)

    8.7
    87%
    13 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    User templates

    7.5
    75%
    14 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call reports

    8.2
    82%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Directory of employee names

    8.4
    84%
    13 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call Management

    7.7

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    77%

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000) ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Answering rules

    8.2
    82%
    16 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call recording

    7.6
    76%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call park

    7.7
    77%
    16 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call screening

    6.5
    65%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Message alerts

    8.7
    87%
    16 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    VoIP system collaboration

    8.3

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    83%

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000) ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Video conferencing

    8.0
    80%
    16 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Audio conferencing

    9.0
    90%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Video screen sharing

    8.2
    82%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Instant messaging

    8.2
    82%
    13 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile apps

    8.8

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    88%

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000) ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Mobile app for iOS

    9.0
    90%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile app for Android

    8.6
    86%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000) is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.7

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    87%
    18 Ratings
    5.0

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    50%
    3 Ratings

    Usability

    8.2

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    82%
    1 Rating

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.3

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    83%
    17 Ratings

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    The Cisco BE6K solution is probably the best collaboration platform out there at the moment. Starting from application deployment using Prime Collaboration Deployment to [the] integration of the on-premises platform with cloud services, deployment, and administration [is] a breeze. The tight integration with Cisco endpoints and the ability to individually manage them also helps to ensure an unparalleled user experience. With Cisco CSR 14, administrative tasks like software upgrades and user onboarding have been made simpler. More could be done though to improve those 2 areas.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    I find Polycom RealPresence to be useful when having one on one conversations in purpose built rooms for video conferencing. That is where the quality of the product shines. However, I dislike using Polycom Real Presence for any sort of content sharing because of the issues around resolution.If I need to share content of any kind, I prefer to use other teleconferencing solutions.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    • Reliability
    • Unification of call and messaging services
    • Platform is now unified with Call Manager. If you know one Cisco phone system, you know them all.
    Steve Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    • Allows video conferencing with eagle eye view on the speaker
    • Crystal clear audio and video with zero lagging and freezing
    • Very fast connections to the conferences
    Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    • Only [things] [I] see we are planning to acquire other company where there is around 300 users and they are using other technology and our management is planning to move [that user] to BE6000 will it support more than 1000 users its a question for us.
    • As of now I [don't] see any issue with the BE6000 so far.
    Mohammed Ashfaq Hussain | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    • Back end setup isn't very intuitive.
    • Every now and then we get a delay when conferencing and using multiple features.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Usability

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000) 8.2
    Based on 1 answer
    BE6K [is] not just a bare metal server ,it is [a] complete solution with its own management tools.
    Oleksandr Tsapenko | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000) 8.3
    Based on 17 answers
    Overall, the product provides excellent value for money. Our employees may interact at the same time on the Cisco Business Edition 6000 without disrupting the conversation. We have a significant number of employees that perform the same thing with calls, texting, and presence, and none of them have an issue.
    Pratham Radadiya | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    This Cisco product can handle more information, can afford this all-in-one communication without a problem. It can be very strong even in the most difficult and full days of work at our organization. We have a strong collaboration with Cisco and have lots of its products including routers and this makes it easier to choose a Cisco product, not another product that can do almost what this Cisco Business Edition does.
    Orjola Jaupi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    Polycom RealPresence is really only the preferred teleconferencing solution when using a purpose built room for a scheduled face to face meeting. For ad hoc video meetings, Hangouts, Skype, and Slack all provide fewer friction points for average use cases. In fact, as Google accounts are nearly ubiquitous at this point, Hangouts has almost become the de facto standard for ad hoc video conferencing amongst our users.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Cisco Business Edition 6000 (BE6000)

    • This system facilities upgrading legacy phone systems to VoIP and lowers the total cost of ownership with cost-effective, time-saving operations.
    • Faster deployment times, with pre-installed, ready to use applications.
    • Support for Hybrid Cloud helps easier migration to cloud, if necessary.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Polycom RealPresence Immersive Studio

    • Personally we have not gotten our money's worth, but this is not Polycom's fault, it is because users found it difficult to use.
    • As for me personally, I used it for video conferencing, but my job was to make sure that it was operational for video conferencing.
    • As stated earlier, even though I found it very easy to use, my users did not, and as such tended to video conference with other apps.
    Michael Timms | TrustRadius Reviewer

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