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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling is a great alternative for anyone using any on premise solution. There is even more to be gained and money to be saved if your company has more than one location with phone services or servers. I can see Cisco Webex Calling not being useful if your company is currently using and are happy with RingCentral or another cloud calling solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kixie

For me, the best kind of services are the ones that you forget about because they work so well in the background. This is what Kixie does so well once it's installed; it's unobtrusive, simple, and does what it is supposed to do in the background. My sales staff no longer has to worry about tracking and logging their outbound or inbound calls because Kixie is installed on their phones and computers.
Adam Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

Cisco Webex Calling
8.7
Kixie
Hosted PBX
Cisco Webex Calling
8.5
Kixie
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Kixie
User templates
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Kixie
Call reports
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Kixie
Directory of employee names
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Kixie

Call Management

Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Kixie
Answering rules
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Kixie
Call recording
Cisco Webex Calling
9.1
Kixie
Call park
Cisco Webex Calling
8.1
Kixie
Call screening
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Kixie
Message alerts
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Kixie

VoIP system collaboration

Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Kixie
Video conferencing
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Kixie
Audio conferencing
Cisco Webex Calling
9.0
Kixie
Video screen sharing
Cisco Webex Calling
9.1
Kixie
Instant messaging
Cisco Webex Calling
8.7
Kixie

Mobile apps

Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Kixie
Mobile app for iOS
Cisco Webex Calling
8.8
Kixie
Mobile app for Android
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Kixie

Pros

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

Kixie

  • Kixie integrates seamlessly with our CRM (Zoho), meaning it updates call notes directly on the customer's CRM profile.
  • The one-click dialing feature directly through our CRM is a great feature. It's so simple; just search for a name, one-click, and you are on the phone.
  • The local presence feature is a nice touch for cold calls. It provides a local area code when cold calling to increase the likelihood of an answer to the call.
Adam Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

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

Kixie

  • There is a big price difference between Kixie's limited minutes and unlimited minutes calling plans. I was expecting a price increase for unlimited minutes, but I didn't expect it to be that large of an increase (almost double the price).
  • The minutes for the limited calling plan is set at 300 minutes a month. For my organization that makes a lot of calls, this is a very low amount, which forces us to upgrade to the unlimited calling plan.
  • It's easy to get started with Kixie by signing up for their free trial. However, the pricing that was advertised during the free trial period turned out to be quite different for my organization when it was actually time to purchase the service after the trial period was over.
Adam Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

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

Kixie

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling 7.6
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

Kixie

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Webex Calling

Previously we used Cisco UCM as our phone system, which is still Cisco's current on-premise offering. The main advantage of Webex Calling is the ability to easily connect phones and devices from outside the corporate network without having to create the Expressway setup first. The future integration between Webex Teams and Webex Calling will also be beneficial, although I think similar integration between Webex Teams and CUCM is also possible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Kixie

Kixie integrated much better with our CRM (Zoho) than CrazyCall. In addition, Kixie had increased reporting features that CrazyCall did not offer--CrazyCall's reporting was limited and not detailed enough for our purposes. Lastly, at the time, CrazyCall did not have the inbound call services that Kixie offered. In fact, CrazyCall did not have any inbound services when we were using the software.
Adam Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

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

Kixie

  • Kixie has made our sales team more productive by freeing up their time for more calls and customer engagement.
  • My sales team has also become more organized by using Kixie. We are able to be more systematic and strategic with when we are calling and the frequency of our calls. This has improved our success ratio in getting leads into our pipeline.
  • The reporting features on Kixie has allowed my organization to better identify members of my sales staff that are having call success and reward them for their efforts.
Adam Montgomery | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Cisco Webex Calling

General

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

Cisco Webex Calling Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Kixie

General

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

Kixie Editions & Modules

Edition
Integrated$291
Enterprise$551
  1. per user
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Calling
8.8
Kixie
9.0

Usability

Cisco Webex Calling
8.2
Kixie

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Calling
7.6
Kixie

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