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Score 7.9 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco VoIP PBX

Smaller organizations, offices in remote locations, and locations were internet service is intermittent or costly would benefit from using Cisco VoIP PBX. The ability to combine the internet and phone service results in improved and consistent connectivity. And the overall expense to outfit a small to medium size office is extremely cost-effective.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

With Twilio, you can start from scratch to build your own contact center in the cloud. I did know a lot about VOIP before, but still needed to learn a few things for this solution. When I need to travel or my agents need to travel for work, they can with all mobile services you can expect (voice, SMS, MMS). The pricing is very good for this and the global user interface makes the whole system pretty easy to manage and use. I only use a few features from the platform, but the possibilities are huge being in the cloud! What is great is they are always working on new services. And Twilio is now really recognized as a leader in the communication space.
Max Safier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Cisco VoIP PBX

  • Improved internet connectivity which means improved phone service as well.
  • Cost efficient, especially for tighter budgets.
  • User-friendly and little to no training required.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • Time-based one-time password (TOTP) backup - If you lose your phone or another authentication device, Authy keeps an encrypted cloud backup of your TOTPs.
  • Multi-Device Support - Your TOTPs are no longer tied to a single device - Authy supports multiple devices (including Apple Watch!).
  • Excellent User Interface - Authy makes it easy to make sure you're entering the right TOTP for your application.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco VoIP PBX

  • There are no outstanding issues with this system to-date.
  • Aesthetically speaking, the actual devise could use a sleeker and less "boxy" look.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • Setting up response sequences should be more intuitive like an email sequence software or a chatbot service where you can send users through flows based on actions.
  • Less code setup or having a graphical user interface to set it up would be nice then to be able to just export the code of what we need and send it over to developers.
  • Easier multi-media sending for images, videos, or files needed.
Evan Laird | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco VoIP PBX

No score
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Twilio

Twilio 9.7
Based on 5 answers
Overall the product API is extremely well documented so it is very easy to build a product with their technology. The website is a little bit cumbersome to use as they have greatly expanded the number of products that they have over the years, but the dashboard UI has not been improved much since.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco VoIP PBX

Cisco VoIP PBX 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Cisco offers online instruction on the use of the VoIP but it has to be sought out. Likely, the do offer additional support but this is managed by our IT department so it is difficult to determine just how accessible Cisco has been regarding the implementation and ongoing support for this product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

Twilio 7.8
Based on 18 answers
I haven't had to interact with them in a lot of occasions, but when I have it was with very deep specialized questions and the person that took care of me know the software inside out. They knew how to address my questions and help me solve my problem. They also have a lot of resources in their community
Kenny Meza | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco VoIP PBX

All of the Cisco VoIP products have been intuitive, appropriate for the size of the organization, effective, and easily accessible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

Amazon Connect, Plivo, and Tokbox are other services that offer WebRTC solutions. Amazon connect, while a good solution if you're already using AWS for your website, is quite expensive compared to the other two options here. Comparatively, Plivo is slightly cheaper than Twilio WebRTC. It can be a good avenue to pursue assuming their support team is as responsive as Twilio's. Finally, Tokbox is quite a popular WebRTC solution. Their prices are comparable to Twilio's, however, their solutions can get expensive when you look to archive communications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco VoIP PBX

  • Employees are please with both the internet and phone service.
  • Supervisor relationships with leadership at the larger organization remain connected.
  • Cost is minimal!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • Our ROI was improved compared to our previous providers. Twilio Voice fees are very reasonable comparing with similar alternatives.
  • We can add easily new phone numbers for as little as US$1 for newcomers and offices, just with the click of a button inside Twilio admin console.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Cisco VoIP PBX

General

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

Cisco VoIP PBX Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Twilio

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Twilio Editions & Modules

Edition
Programmable Messaging$0.00751
Programmable Voice$0.00852
Twilio SendGrid Marketing Campaigns$153
Programmable Video$0.00154
Twilio SendGrid Email API$14.955
Twilio Flex (Contact Center)$16
Twilio Flex (Contact Center)$1507
Programmable Voice$0.0138
Twilio Conversations$0.059
Twilio Authy$0.0910
Programmable Wireless$2.0011
Programmable Wireless$0.112
  1. per message sent or received
  2. per minute to receive a call
  3. per month for 5,000 contacts and 15,000 emails. Your first 2,000 contacts are free
  4. per min per participant
  5. per month up to 100k emails. (Up to 40k emails free for 30 days)
  6. per active user hour (5000 hours free)
  7. per named user per month (5000 hours free)
  8. per min to make a call
  9. per active user per month
  10. per authentication
  11. per SIM card
  12. per MB
Additional Pricing Details
1. Pay-as-you-go pricing: Simple usage-based pricing means you don’t get locked into big contracts. 2. Volume discounts: Discounts trigger as your usage grows, so you always get a fair price. 3. Start building today with free trial credit and full API access.

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