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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 8.6 out of 100

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

Vonage Business Communications

Vonage Business Cloud is well suited if you have small or limited IT staff and/or you have many remote workers and little or no on-prem hardware. I would recommend Vonage to small to medium-sized businesses. It would not be well suited to a large organization where everyone works in the same building and the IT staff has servers and staff to manage a VoIP system.
Brian Duffy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

Nextiva
8.6
Vonage Business Communications
Hosted PBX
Nextiva
8.3
Vonage Business Communications
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Nextiva
9.0
Vonage Business Communications
User templates
Nextiva
8.1
Vonage Business Communications
Call reports
Nextiva
9.4
Vonage Business Communications
Directory of employee names
Nextiva
8.3
Vonage Business Communications

Call Management

Nextiva
8.6
Vonage Business Communications
Answering rules
Nextiva
8.7
Vonage Business Communications
Call recording
Nextiva
9.2
Vonage Business Communications
Call park
Nextiva
8.2
Vonage Business Communications
Call screening
Nextiva
8.9
Vonage Business Communications
Message alerts
Nextiva
8.0
Vonage Business Communications

VoIP system collaboration

Nextiva
7.7
Vonage Business Communications
Video conferencing
Nextiva
7.8
Vonage Business Communications
Audio conferencing
Nextiva
8.6
Vonage Business Communications
Video screen sharing
Nextiva
8.0
Vonage Business Communications
Instant messaging
Nextiva
6.5
Vonage Business Communications

Mobile apps

Nextiva
7.8
Vonage Business Communications
Mobile app for iOS
Nextiva
8.1
Vonage Business Communications
Mobile app for Android
Nextiva
7.5
Vonage Business Communications

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

Vonage Business Communications

  • Eliminates physical phone consoles that can be pricey and unnecessary for staff.
  • Has a companion app that allows you to use your personal cell phone to check messages or make calls.
  • The desktop application is easy to use and has a number of customizable settings so that the app can be minimized but alert you of incoming calls.
Nate Casimiro | 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

Vonage Business Communications

  • Relies on internet connectivity (no separate trunk like an on-prem system).
  • Phones can be on the expensive side if you purchase through the Vonage store, especially conference phones. Thankfully Vonage is so flexible and is compatible with phones purchased from other places.
Anonymous | 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

Vonage Business Communications

Vonage Business Communications 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

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

Vonage Business Communications

Vonage Business Communications 8.2
Based on 2 answers
I thought it had very practical and useful usability. It has a clean and simple interface with large fonts that make it easy to read. It isn't particularly difficult, although figuring out some operations may be a bit challenging. For the most part though, it isn't very difficult to use
Parker Green | 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

Vonage Business Communications

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

Vonage Business Communications

Vonage Business Communications 9.0
Based on 10 answers
We hardly have any issues with it to where we need to call them. There was a point where our connections across the board were terrible and it held us up in production quite a bit but since then things have been pretty simple and streamlined.
Andrea Vahoua | 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

Vonage Business Communications

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Vonage Business Communications

We believe Vonage Business Cloud is best for our organization over the AT&T and the Verizon platforms for several reasons including price, ease of use, connectivity, and other options. Since we have implemented this solution along with newer Polycom phones, we have had very few issues with our phones or our phone platform.
Elvin Thomas | 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

Vonage Business Communications

  • We were able to remove expensive and out of date phones, and replace them with the user's choice of a new phone or Bluetooth, so we saved money.
  • There was training time that needed to be committed for a 50+ person office which reduced productivity for a while.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Nextiva

General

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

Vonage Business Communications

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Nextiva
8.2
Vonage Business Communications
9.1

Likelihood to Renew

Nextiva
8.0
Vonage Business Communications
10.0

Usability

Nextiva
8.0
Vonage Business Communications
8.2

Reliability and Availability

Nextiva
9.0
Vonage Business Communications

Support Rating

Nextiva
8.9
Vonage Business Communications
9.0

Online Training

Nextiva
9.0
Vonage Business Communications

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