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Score 8.2 out of 100

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Likelihood to Recommend

Nextiva

Nextiva is a solid performer with reliable service, good features, and a flexible and scalable framework. It is ideal for small to mid-size businesses and may even work for larger enterprises, depending on your needs. It performs well for mobile, desk and conference and offers a lot of options for growing.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

RingCentral proved to be a LIFE SAVER when we were forced to implement a Work from Home strategy in just a week - had we been on our previous solution of an on-prem PBX we would have had to scramble for both Phone and Conferencing solutions. Not only were we able to get up and running, we didn't even need any training on RingCentral for our users because they already knew how to interact with RingCentral from ANY location!
Jon Shurtliff | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

Nextiva
8.6
RingCentral
7.9
Hosted PBX
Nextiva
8.3
RingCentral
7.9
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Nextiva
9.0
RingCentral
7.8
User templates
Nextiva
8.1
RingCentral
7.6
Call reports
Nextiva
9.4
RingCentral
7.7
Directory of employee names
Nextiva
8.3
RingCentral
8.6

Call Management

Nextiva
8.6
RingCentral
8.3
Answering rules
Nextiva
8.7
RingCentral
8.4
Call recording
Nextiva
9.2
RingCentral
8.8
Call park
Nextiva
8.2
RingCentral
8.4
Call screening
Nextiva
8.8
RingCentral
7.8
Message alerts
Nextiva
8.0
RingCentral
8.2

VoIP system collaboration

Nextiva
7.7
RingCentral
8.2
Video conferencing
Nextiva
7.8
RingCentral
8.4
Audio conferencing
Nextiva
8.6
RingCentral
8.5
Video screen sharing
Nextiva
8.0
RingCentral
8.6
Instant messaging
Nextiva
6.5
RingCentral
7.3

Mobile apps

Nextiva
7.8
RingCentral
7.8
Mobile app for iOS
Nextiva
8.1
RingCentral
7.9
Mobile app for Android
Nextiva
7.5
RingCentral
7.8

Pros

Nextiva

  • Nextiva works well with a wide variety of camera manufacturers for ease of integration.
  • It allows for easy review of video clips thru the Nextiva Review client.
  • Provides a comprehensive CCTV platform for companies with multiple sites in multiple countries.
Ann Marie Greco | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

  • RingCentral service is solid and resilient to issues.
  • RingCentral is easy to manage as an admin. Users, login styles, extensions, hardware, extensions, and more are always configurable and it makes it easy to support users.
  • RingCentral offers many hardware options. It is easy to procure new hardware as well as outfit older hardware with the help of an adapter.
Tristan Dobbs | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Nextiva

  • Being a top VOIP provider with plenty of capabilities, it is difficult to show missing functionalities or fault. This, like a better call log with the customizable report, is desirable but is based on personal taste more than a lack of performance.
  • More packages including the conference bridge.
  • GUI could be customizable with corporate branding.
Jose Luis Reyes Graterol | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

  • There have been moments of dropped calls for no apparent reason, though that have been few and far between.
  • There are no announcements given when the system crashes. It doesn't happen often, but it has in the last month or two and created a huge problem for my sales team.
  • It would be nice if it were connected to our CRM, or even just a general Caller ID network, as not knowing who is calling can be problematic at times.
Jillian Straw | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Nextiva

Nextiva 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Since we purchase software maintenance the cost of upgrade is greatly reduced. It would be cost prohibitive at this point to switch a worldwide operation to another CCTV platform. We have been happy with the overall performance of Nextiva as a product for many years.
Ann Marie Greco | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

RingCentral 9.8
Based on 8 answers
We are grandfathered into our unlimited toll-free minutes plan. We are very unlikely to switch because of that. It has been the major factor saving us a lot of money compared to switching to other solutions. I don't know any other company that still offers these unlimited plans.
Justin Bongard | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Nextiva

Nextiva 8.0
Based on 2 answers
It allows us to preform all the functions we need today and we will be gaining new functions once we upgrade.
Ann Marie Greco | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

RingCentral 8.9
Based on 2 answers
RingCentral is a flexible and versatile platform. But there is always room for improvement. While I as a technologically inclined user have no problem navigating the interface and configuring my extension to my hearts content. I have had some negative experiences with less technologically inclined users having difficulty with the smartphone app (mostly they are trying to handle calls while in areas with poor 4G signal), I wish RingCentral had a better way of handling these calls or rejecting them if data rates are too low.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Nextiva

Nextiva 9.0
Based on 1 answer
The system its self rarely gives me any downtime that is not planned. Now with old encoders in the mix those do occasionally fail and are replaced at failure.
Ann Marie Greco | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Nextiva

Nextiva 8.9
Based on 4 answers
I think Nextiva is a great tool for what we use it for. It is used for tracking time and used also in our bonus structure to make sure we have the specified amount of talk time. I really enjoy this application and everything that it is used for within our company. There's not a whole lot I can say about it other than it is a really neat tool.
Josh Musson | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

RingCentral 7.4
Based on 19 answers
I have tried chat, email, and telephone support. I have not been able to get any reponse whatsoever on resolving an issue where my telephone number (which we have had for over 20 years) released. We had discontinued service with Ring Central and moved to another carrier. After about 1 week; the number was inadvertently transferred back to Ring Central. It now reports as disconnected and they are not willing to resolve the issue.
Mike McCloskey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Nextiva

Nextiva 9.0
Based on 1 answer
This was first rate as it allowed hands on training with multiple choice testing and certification upon successful completion.
Ann Marie Greco | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Nextiva

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

RingCentral

RingCentral 9.0
Based on 1 answer
If someone has an existing system I tell them to keep that running initially and keep RingCentral separate initially until the system is configured and tested to one's satisfaction. After testing and configuration is completed, then roll over the main phone numbers to the new RingCentral system. I've seen one person who immediately flipped over to RingCentral without properly configuring/testing the software and had many issues with missed customer calls until I helped him sort out his configuration
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Nextiva

For my current company, Nextiva made the most cost/use sense. I have used Jive before and the cost is much higher for the basic services we are using. Nextiva's support is also, as I have been mentioning, top notch, efficient and helpful.
Heather Neisen | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

Almost all competitors charge for calls by the minute. Some have packages for minutes, but for a business doing large volumes of calls, this is simply not cost-effective. RingCentral having unlimited calling instantly makes it a lower-cost option than most competitors at this scale. Quality of service is comparable to those that we've tested. Teleconferencing or web-conferencing alone can easily cost as much as RingCentral, but RingCentral has a full suite of services available and keeps billing/budgeting simple.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Nextiva

  • Better customer service with customers and potential customers.
  • Internal staff happiness, especially the sales team who use the phone more than any other department.
  • Staff efficiency and productivity in managing the VoIP systems.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

RingCentral

  • I would say that RingCentral makes everyone more accessible to one another. The tool has an employee directory that instinctively pairs you with the right people when you need it. For larger companies, this feature can save time (and therefore money) when trying to reach people across different departments and teams.
  • Because RingCentral acts as a work phone, and its ease of use is simple and makes you more accessible to clients, etc., you could also argue that it helps strengthen client relationships.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Nextiva

General

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

RingCentral

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Nextiva
8.2
RingCentral
7.4

Likelihood to Renew

Nextiva
8.0
RingCentral
9.8

Usability

Nextiva
8.0
RingCentral
8.9

Reliability and Availability

Nextiva
9.0
RingCentral

Support Rating

Nextiva
8.9
RingCentral
7.4

Online Training

Nextiva
9.0
RingCentral

Implementation Rating

Nextiva
RingCentral
9.0

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