NetFortris vs. NICE CXone

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
NetFortris
Score 6.4 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
NetFortris provides business phone systems using Polycom and Yealink IP phones. They offer three subscription-based pricing plans, all including unlimited VoIP and desktop phone options. Advanced plans include other features such as video collaboration, softphone, and on-demand recording.
$30
per month
NICE CXone
Score 7.7 out of 10
N/A
NICE CXone is a cloud-based contact center platform that manages customer interactions across multiple communication channels. It includes features such as omnichannel routing, workforce optimization, automatic call distribution (ACD), interactive voice response (IVR) system, feedback management, and interaction analytics.
$71
per month per user
Pricing
NetFortrisNICE CXone
Editions & Modules
Hybrid Software Subscription (Required with Hybrid Premise)
$14.99
per user, per month
Essentials Edition
$19.99
per user, per month
Professional Edition
$24.99
per user, per month
Ultimate Edition
$34.99
per user, per month
Hybrid Premise Subscription (Appliance and Phone for Each User)
$200
per location, per month
Hybrid Premise Purchase
Varies
Varies
Digital Agent
$71
per month per user
Voice Agent
$94
per month per user
Omnichannel Agent
$110
per month per user
Essential Suite
$135
per month per user
Core Suite
$169
per month per user
Complete Suite
$209
per month per user
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
NetFortrisNICE CXone
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$5 per userNo setup fee
Additional DetailsFor the latest special offers, visit www.fonality.com/offers.
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Community Pulse
NetFortrisNICE CXone
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
NetFortrisNICE CXone
Cloud PBX
Comparison of Cloud PBX features of Product A and Product B
NetFortris
7.8
90 Ratings
3% below category average
NICE CXone
-
Ratings
Hosted PBX7.058 Ratings00 Ratings
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)6.046 Ratings00 Ratings
User templates6.82 Ratings00 Ratings
Call reports9.078 Ratings00 Ratings
Directory of employee names10.078 Ratings00 Ratings
Call Management
Comparison of Call Management features of Product A and Product B
NetFortris
7.4
94 Ratings
12% below category average
NICE CXone
-
Ratings
Answering rules7.089 Ratings00 Ratings
Call recording7.067 Ratings00 Ratings
Call park6.073 Ratings00 Ratings
Call screening8.067 Ratings00 Ratings
Message alerts9.078 Ratings00 Ratings
VoIP system collaboration
Comparison of VoIP system collaboration features of Product A and Product B
NetFortris
7.5
55 Ratings
7% below category average
NICE CXone
-
Ratings
Video conferencing7.017 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio conferencing8.054 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile apps
Comparison of Mobile apps features of Product A and Product B
NetFortris
9.0
55 Ratings
11% above category average
NICE CXone
-
Ratings
Mobile app for iOS9.046 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile app for Android9.033 Ratings00 Ratings
Contact Center Software
Comparison of Contact Center Software features of Product A and Product B
NetFortris
-
Ratings
NICE CXone
8.1
547 Ratings
3% below category average
Agent dashboard00 Ratings8.8527 Ratings
Validate callers00 Ratings8.1444 Ratings
Outbound response00 Ratings9.2464 Ratings
Call forwarding00 Ratings7.7420 Ratings
Click-to-call (CTC)00 Ratings8.3382 Ratings
Warm transfer00 Ratings8.5500 Ratings
Predictive dialing00 Ratings7.9302 Ratings
Interactive voice response00 Ratings9.0352 Ratings
REST APIs00 Ratings5.5285 Ratings
Call scripts00 Ratings6.0303 Ratings
Call tracking00 Ratings8.4481 Ratings
Multichannel integration00 Ratings8.3343 Ratings
CRM software integration00 Ratings9.4342 Ratings
Workforce Optimization (WFO)
Comparison of Workforce Optimization (WFO) features of Product A and Product B
NetFortris
-
Ratings
NICE CXone
7.7
525 Ratings
7% below category average
Inbound call routing00 Ratings7.9485 Ratings
Omnichannel inbound routing00 Ratings7.7354 Ratings
Recording00 Ratings8.4467 Ratings
Quality management00 Ratings7.3452 Ratings
Call analytics00 Ratings8.2460 Ratings
Historical reporting00 Ratings8.5451 Ratings
Live reporting00 Ratings8.3437 Ratings
Customer surveys00 Ratings5.2281 Ratings
Customer interaction analytics00 Ratings8.1299 Ratings
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User Ratings
NetFortrisNICE CXone
Likelihood to Recommend
7.0
(108 ratings)
8.5
(578 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.8
(16 ratings)
9.6
(24 ratings)
Usability
7.6
(8 ratings)
8.3
(552 ratings)
Availability
8.0
(4 ratings)
3.7
(7 ratings)
Performance
8.0
(2 ratings)
9.2
(7 ratings)
Support Rating
9.1
(7 ratings)
7.7
(5 ratings)
In-Person Training
8.0
(2 ratings)
3.0
(4 ratings)
Online Training
7.2
(4 ratings)
7.0
(5 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.8
(4 ratings)
8.0
(8 ratings)
Configurability
9.7
(3 ratings)
7.0
(4 ratings)
Ease of integration
8.0
(1 ratings)
7.0
(4 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.1
(2 ratings)
6.7
(7 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
8.0
(1 ratings)
4.4
(5 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
8.0
(1 ratings)
4.4
(5 ratings)
User Testimonials
NetFortrisNICE CXone
Likelihood to Recommend
NetFortris
For Insurance agencies, small practices, small call centers, anyone that need call forwarding or work with his number remotely while away from office. I can't list all the things I'm gaining as a Fonality customer. From the installation process, the configuration phase with the technicians, the account managers, every Fonality employee was professional and savvy. I was a contact center specialist for more than 10 years and I can tell you that I've never been this happy with a service! Never! Probably if you need a more complex solution and you have an enterprise level company having your own hardware gives you more control over your calls and how to manage them. But again, I think that Fonality can cover most scenarios without the need of a huge investment.
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NICE Systems
NICE CXone offers a comprehensive range of tools that cover every aspect of customer interaction, from omnichannel communication to analytics and workforce optimization. It makes it very simple for us administrators to provide everything the customer needs. At the moment, I cannot think of a scenario where CXone is less appropriate, at least when comparing it to its competitors.
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Pros
NetFortris
  • From an administrator's perspective, Fonality makes administering the company's phone system easy. Configuration menus and setup options are logically structured and easy to understand.
  • Technical support has been very good. Early on in our deployment, we had some nagging voice quality issues which were network related. Fonality provided exceptional support even though it was not technically their issue. It is important to know ahead of time how well your vendors work with other vendors for integrated services like a VOIP telephone system. Fonality support demonstrated their patience and perseverance in helping us resolve our issues.
  • Although we don't use remote office capabilities much, the ability to set up phones on the system in remote locations has been a significant help to several of our departments.
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NICE Systems
  • We can restrict the access for agents in this so that easily restrict them to avoid from the mistakes
  • The managers can easily setup a schedule via HOO for Holidays and during emergency which is more helpful.
  • The studio is more friendly with action items instead of coding, also the help option is very handy and easy to understand.
  • The call trace is more helpful and exact view of how the call process and it's very helpful for troubleshooting
  • Reporting is very easy and helpful.
  • Dashboard is awesome, no word to describe it
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Cons
NetFortris
  • Bugginess - Some things just really need some tweaking. I had to get very creative with my call routing and hold music, because the in-queue announcements don't work right at all. For example, even set to 'play once' it would loop the 'you are the first caller' announcement over and over, and cause call drops. Or my caller-name ID, which shows the registered user's name on each line on outgoing calls, even though it's not set to such anywhere in the CP settings.
  • Support - I'll give them 50/50 on this. My experience with Verizon VCE was everyone playing hot potato with issues and saying it was the responsibility of another department, meaning several phone calls and lots of hold time. Fonality doesn't have that issue, I've never really been passed around or blown off. However, some of the 'offshore' CS reps are... wow. I spent about half a dozen emails back and forth with two of them, trying to figure out why queues I deleted from the CP randomly and consistently reappeared in the HUD. Most of those emails were spent trying to explain that no, my issue was NOT that I wanted to create those queues again in the CP.
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NICE Systems
  • There can be changes in interface of the app, however it's still very good
  • I would appreciete detailed web page with all necessary information, but when I need anything, the customer support is very quick and provide all the information
  • Hardly to find any other :)
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Likelihood to Renew
NetFortris
We've already made a deep investment in the system hardware. We wouldn't be interested in another system at this point! And by the look of my colleagues faces when they see the HUD, I don't think we'd want to switch to a system that would limit us or take away any of these features! We may look at putting the server in the cloud, should internet outages prove to be such a common issue that it is preventing our other locations from functioning smoothly
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NICE Systems
Nice made it possible for employees to work from anywhere with access to the internet, it made it possible to extract data from contacts in a very thorough way. In addition, the meticaes can be fully customized and the day-to-day monitoring of the operation is more visible.With nice, contacts with clients abroad became easier.
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Usability
NetFortris
Overall excellent usability, with a few adjustments I feel this is the absolute best VoIP system out there. Just a clarification on the licences and limit the interface to reflect what licence we have. There should be a back or redunancy feature to Fonality Server, If there was a mistake we should be able to resort back to a usable state asap. Before implementing changes to the server, there should be a trial or sample of the changes to make sure it behaves as intended before effecting customer experience. It would be nice to have a demo version of Fonality interface so possible clients can truly evauluate the system. Because of the quality, it would have made it easier to convince the owners to make the transition sooner
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NICE Systems
Things could be improved, such as call history and a user-friendly UI. Besides that, it was a great way to track and manage our team remotely, which changed the game for us post-covid. Everything else was pretty simple to use whether it was answering calls, dialing a customer, or leaving a voicemail. Overall, everything is very straightforward.
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Reliability and Availability
NetFortris
Fonality has been available to us 99% of the time. There have rarely been any lengthy outages. If any issues do occur, their support staff is available around the clock to help. This is important, since communication is a big part in our company and availability of the phone system is important in maintaining this reliability
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NICE Systems
NICE inContact CXone is available when you need it. I have been using it for about a year and I have never suffered any issues that caused my not to have access to the product. If there are updates, they must be downloaded and install in the background because I do not see them
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Performance
NetFortris
Fonality's performance is excellent. The phones work flawlessly and the calls are clear. It is a well put-together system that does not need daily support. It is not complex from a user standpoint, as most of our staff are quick to learn how to use the phones. More systems should strive to work as well as Fonality's
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NICE Systems
NICE inContact CXone performs very well even on old computers that are limited in resources. I use a older computer with limited memory and it seems to handle NICE inContact CXone very well in most cases. There will be times when it acts up for whatever reason bust over ninety percent of the time.
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Support Rating
NetFortris
Because of their customer support and their attention for details in our problems that we face during our initial stage. We simply love fonality just for the way we are treated when we reach them with our fonality issues - they take it seriously and resolve it as early as possible and the most important part is we dont need to keep on insisting them to do so.
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NICE Systems
inContact only allows specific users to contact them for support. Even though I use the product daily and it accounts for a large amount of my workload, I still have to contact an authorized user to create an incident. These users are managers and their schedules are very busy. This can result in delays in incidents being opened and resolved.
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In-Person Training
NetFortris
Training was provided by the in-house IT administrator. Fonality was able to provide support to the admin, who then assisted the users. It went smoothly and all the details and functions of the system were made available to the office staff. Any questions were answered promptly and if any issues did arise, Fonality was available to answer them
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NICE Systems
We did not have face-to-face training and I believe that there was no mistake by nice, as the system was acquired amidst the pandemic and social restrictions.
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Online Training
NetFortris
Training was excellent, but most of what they had was webinars and not real world situation for our company's need. It would be better to have them remote in my local computer and test my system using inbound / outbound calls. This would have made it easier to learn and more relevant
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NICE Systems
I would rate 10, since the explanations were far enough to catch all the usabilities.I would rate 10, since the explanations were far enough to catch all the usabilities.I would rate 10, since the explanations were far enough to catch all the usabilities.I would rate 10, since the explanations were far enough to catch all the usabilities.
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Implementation Rating
NetFortris
Everything from the installation to the implementation has been great with Fonality, there is a lot of freedom to how the system will operate but the freedom comes at a cost of more technical experience to make sure it is configured correctly. The staff is very helpful can will make sure that the system is setup correctly and work perfectly.
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NICE Systems
In spite of not having a relevant participation in the implementation process, I understand that the main insights are, internal tests before presenting to the final customer, this avoids the highest delay in the acquisition process, such as more frequent errors, tests that may mitigate the errors at the time of implementation.
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Alternatives Considered
NetFortris
I have not used any other VoIP system that I have been paying for. I hope that Fonality proves itself enough to where I will not have to switch. So far, for the price and the functionality, this is my recommendation for small businesses. I might recommend going with a more high end phone to increase functionality, but other than that, the system is one I would definitely recommend.
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NICE Systems
When it comes to this specific situation (cell centers) NICE definitely has an ADP beat. The analytics, scheduling, and forecasts are extremely well-tailored for this situation. ADP has a more comprehensive solution in my opinion - I feel their UI and mobile app are also more user-friendly. But in terms of performance management functionality, NICE has a more robust system and is able to create additional metrics if we need them When I used ADP there were no custom options available.
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Scalability
NetFortris
It is easy to scale this system, as long as you have the proper technical staff available to support it. Adding users and phones is straightforward. The main work involves having the physical network in place and configuring the networking equipment. Overall, it is not that difficult as long as all of this is in place.
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NICE Systems
I rated 10, because Nice CX one is very much functional. You can simply acess it by website Nice, in any navigator, desktop, notebook or mobile, so you can in a fast way run on every departament of the company.
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Return on Investment
NetFortris
  • We are still new to Fonality, but having the flexability has proven quite successful thus far.
  • The management of incoming calls and voicemail messages has really helped us to be able to follow up with potential clients.
  • The service at Fonality helped our new business take a leap into 2017, and we expect much growth with the continued use of Fonality.
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NICE Systems
  • CXone's omnichannel capabilities and advanced analytics tools enable streamlined processes, increasing agent productivity and reducing handling times. This efficiency translates into cost savings by minimizing operational expenses and maximizing resource utilization.
  • With comprehensive insights into customer interactions and preferences, companies can deliver personalized experiences, leading to higher customer satisfaction and loyalty. With the Voice of the Customer tool, we are able to measure customer satisfaction and provide these statistics to potential future clients.
  • The cloud-based platform is very scalable, allowing us to quickly make adjustments to existing contact delivery as well as stand up new products in a more timely fashion.
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ScreenShots

NetFortris Screenshots

Screenshot of Fonality's Heads Up Display (HUD) Web dashboard is home base for connecting with colleagues and customers.Screenshot of Chatting is easy in HUD as they are easily launched by hovering over a fellow user's avatar. Chats are also available within Groups and Conferences.Screenshot of Managers with Fonality's Advance Call Center license can Barge, Monitor, or Whisper with one click. Useful for training, customer insights, and quality assurance. Real-time call queue information is shown in the Dock area to the right.Screenshot of Every Fonality system comes with voicemail boxes for all users, but with optional Voicemail Transcription you'll never have to listen to a voicemail again. Transcribed voicemails are delivered in HUD and via email.

NICE CXone Screenshots

Screenshot of CXone DashboardScreenshot of the Enlighten Copilot, which gives agents smarter interactions, personalized coaching, and automation opportunities.Screenshot of CXone Workforce Management, the omnichannel forecasting and scheduling engine.Screenshot of CXone Studio, a visual tool that does not require programming skills, but instead empowers everyone—from business user to routing flow programmer—to build and manage routing flows for all channels.Screenshot of CXone Interaction Analytics, which is used to get actionable insights from every voice, digital, and self-service customer interaction.Screenshot of CXone Performance Management, used to align employee performance, contact center goals, and customer expectations with continuous improvement.