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Fuze is a cloud-based unified communications platform that includes IP PBX voice service, video conferencing, and collaboration tools such as content sharing and instant messaging capabilities. It also integrates with a wide range of popular CTI, CRM, and click-to-call solutions.https://media.trustradius.com/product-logos/K9/Bf/41QQ840QO2WN.JPEGFuze- Unified Communications as a Service-I implemented Fuze in an environment with approximately 90 users, for a manufacturer of marine equipment in Fort Lauderdale. It is currently used across the whole organization, which consists of facilities in Fort Lauderdale and Holland, in addition to a mobile service group working around the world. Fuze addresses the distributed nature of the workforce and allows voice, video, and text collaboration between our offices and mobile users.,The Fuze implementation process was the smoothest and best-organized roll-out of any major infrastructure project I have been involved with. The engineering and sales team provided a clear roadmap, stuck to it, and performed flawlessly. The system stability, voice quality, user provisioning and de-provisioning, and overall ease of use is something Fuze has done particularly well. Whatever I need is there in the portal, and the 'take-it-for-granted' feeling the users have is a huge strength. Continuous improvement- in the two years this company has used Fuze we have seen numerous updates to the softphone, new features in the desktop phones, and constant communication from our customer advocates and support team. Tech support- rarely used but responsive and experienced, a definite strength.,A more aggressive end-user training and help scenario. Users who are unfamiliar with UCaaS and are wedded to the traditional role of the desktop phone can be slow picking up the idea of a UCaaS account and all the benefits and possibilities. More visible links and reminders on the phones, softphones, and apps, and easy access to short videos put right in front of users' eyes might help user adoption.,10,10,10,All 90 users are on Fuze voice, most of them with a desktop phone. Some users use the softphone, some use the app, and there is a lot of crossover in that most desktop phone users also use the app on their mobile device. We were able to start fresh with Fuze as we built and moved into a new facility, so all new infrastructure. That put everyone on the same platform at the same time.,Nextiva and RingCentral,Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Code42 (formerly CrashPlan), Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Dynamics GP,70,1,Stable, high-quality VOIP cloud-based PBX mobility conferencing,Mobile service teams keeping in touch using softphones and mobility,Continued expansion of conferencing and mobile app; Fuze constantly updating and adding features,9,Yes,Price Product Features Positive Sales Experience with the Vendor,The UC space has evolved significantly in the last couple of years. I am pleased with Fuze and we will be with them through December of 2020. In the third quarter of 2020 I will begin evaluating, but I expect continued evolution and competition like Microsoft Teams to continue to pressure companies like Fuze. Predicting how I might change my evaluation and selection process is premature at this time. If I was renewing right now I would definitely stick with Fuze.,Positive- better communication from our mobile users Positive- no problems Positive- stable, quality UC,Implemented in-house,Yes,Change management was minimal,Firewall rules Making sure AT&T gave up the phone numbers on time,No,During our provisioning they were exceptional in helping troubleshoot firewall issues and helping us get our rules correct. Not really support, more configuration, but excellent expertise. Fuze support has done everything we have ever asked in an efficient and timely manner.,Desk phones are desk phones, dial tones and buttons so the basic functionality is familiar. Adding personalized aspects like speed dial and backgrounds is easy and intuitive Starting meetings is easy.,Yes,10Fuze offers simplicity. One less thing to worry about.Fuze is being used across the entirety of our company. Our 70+ employees utilize Fuze to communicate internally to colleagues as well as externally to our many clients. It has been integral in our company culture of simplicity. With the integration of phone, chat, screen sharing, and conference calls we no longer need many separate programs for users to learn and navigate. It can be used from a computer or traditional VOIP phone meeting the varied needs of our users. The program itself is simple to understand but still comes with a full set of features. The team at Fuze is constantly pushing updates with major improvements, keeping our team on the cutting edge with communication.,Interactive remote meetings are a breeze with Fuze. The ability to share and control remote screens works well. The phone app is very useful. You can join any meeting from your phone and even receive calls through your extension. Even on cellular data, screen sharing still works well. User administration is as simple as it can get. Fuze integrates well with Active Directory and the support team will help set up all the defaults. New users can be created with just a few clicks.,Our team loves to send gifs. Teams allowed us to integrate a giphy button. Fuze does not have the same functionality although they have mentioned it will be in a future update. If you don't have sound turned on getting a notification of a new message can be problematic. The icon on the taskbar blinks, letting you know there is a new message. Sometimes this doesn't function correctly. There is no way for a user to block or control a blocked list of phone numbers. Some users get many scam calls or annoying cold calls. This would be a helpful feature.,8,8,9,Adoption has gone as well as can be imagined. We always have users who complain about any change, but once they take the time to learn Fuze they come around quickly. People overall enjoy the combination of many different programs they used to run. Some also enjoy the extra desk space since they no longer need a physical phone.,Microsoft Teams, Slack and GoToMeeting,Microsoft Office 365, VMware vCenter Server, TeamViewerFuze, a great product with its flaws. Support definitely needs help!We have Fuze implemented throughout our environment with 300+ users on the platform. It covers all of our calling needs including day-to-day calling and conference calling.,Wealth of features Documentation User Interface,Their Support is VERY lacking. Almost every exchange I have with their support requires me to escalate. I have submitted cases with P1 priority (top priority with 4 hour response window) and have gone a week with no response, prompting me to email our internal contacts to make progress. With most of my contacts, I have to explain the issue multiple times as the agent does not understand what I'm asking. Their helpdesk line is basically just a verbal ticket submission. When you call you're not getting connected to an agent who can help, you're connected to someone who basically creates the ticket for you and then someone else will contact you later. We have run into a myriad of issues with Fuze implementation. Some of those issues were on our side, some on Fuze. But it always felt like it took far too much time to get resolved. We've been with Fuze for nearly 1.5-2 years and are still not 100% implemented properly. We have whole offices who have given up using the service. Fuze Rooms does not accommodate our needs. It is a conference room software that runs using the exact same software that you use for desktop calling, but it does not include a dialer or the ability for external dialing.,7,6,4,MiCloud Connect (formerly ShoreTel)Fuze -- Meeting, Chat, and Phone Solution For The Growing BusinessWe currently utilize Fuze across our entire organization. Other than email, it is a heavily-used source of collaboration between teams and employees for internal communication, external meetings, and our phone system. Previously, many of our tools were on different platforms, all from different vendors, and often lead to confusion and training issues, whereas with Fuze, everything is centralized into one package that allows us to focus on one product for our communication needs.,A single platform that covers instant messaging, screen-share meetings, and phone calls. A fast, intuitive interface which assists in quickly onboarding new employees to the platform. Client support for many devices-- physical phones, mobile phone apps, and desktop apps for multiple OSes.,The support portal system can be difficult to navigate. An idea System is implemented, but needs dramatic improvements. The administrative interface can feel disjointed (some features are available in this portal system, and other features in a different portal system).,9,7,10,Adoption of Fuze Voice within the company was quick and fairly painless. The primary issue that we encountered was re-training employees on how to use the meeting features of the Fuze platform, as they were used to other solutions, such as GoToMeeting. Once re-training was completed, this resolved the majority of adoption issues -- we have had nothing but great feedback from our personnel on the Fuze platform.,Jive Hosted VoIP, Microsoft Teams and GoToMeeting,Microsoft Office 365, KACE Endpoint Systems Management Appliance, CylancePROTECTFuze success for a rapidly growing global organizationFuze is being utilized throughout the entire organization in EMEA, APAC and AMERICA regions. The prime use is voice and reporting however collaboration is been used by certain Central Service functions. FRG is a rapidly going company, with additional offices been added quarterly and a vast number of employee's joining the business on a monthly basis. Fuze Desktop allows IT to support this business demand with minimal expense.,Global reach is key for FRG, and Fuze are able to deliver their services in the majority countries. Voice is critical in recruitment and Fuze deliver a solid service with minimal downtime.,The ability for users to Monitor, Barge, and Whisper into other calls within a single click within the Fuze Desktop application. The admin console needs some re-architecture, especially around permission and user profiles. More R&D on integration with CRM platform is required.,9,8,8,As a voice platform Fuze is will adopted throughout the business, however further adoption is required with the Fuze Desktop, CRM Integration and Click to Dial capabilities. Fuze Rooms and collaboration is also on the agenda for future use.Great Product once all the kinks are worked outFuze is being used in all departments in our organization. Our sales department uses Fuze for their day to day calling, customer meetings and interactions. We also use Fuze in all of our meeting rooms. It addresses our voice\telecommunication needs.,Once setup and properly configured, audio quality with Fuze is great. Fuze eliminates the need to purchase hardware handsets as calls can be made via the Fuze application and wireless headset. Provisioning new users and removing users once they leave the organization is very quick.,Increase compatibility with various wireless headsets. Adding the ability to forward to a number via App settings vs portal.thinkingphones.com Use the same password to login to Fuze app and Fuze portal Option to record calls via Fuze Application,7,6,7,It took us a while but once all the kinks were resolved, Fuze works well for our organization. All departments in our organization use Fuze to communicate daily and rely on Fuze as one of our main communication tools. Technical Support was a challenge when we first started but after some communication with our Customer Success Manager and interactions with escalations, support improved.,Mitel Applications Suite,Skype for Business, Microsoft Azure, TeamViewer,500,9,Sales Customer Support Helpdesk Executive comminication,Fax,Fuze Meetings Chat,7,Yes,Price Product Features Product Usability Positive Sales Experience with the VendorFuze makes cloud telephony as easy as taking it out of the box!Fuze is the cornerstone of our business operations. We utilize the Contact Center package for our BDC and Collection efforts. The tools make it easy for our staff to view current volume and ensure low wait times. Also we have created an interactive IVR that helps us record all closings for consistency and a clear compliant close.,Easy to Deploy services and configurable by non-IT individuals Reporting has always been very easy and provides valuable insight Telephony that just works and is completely stable.,Support always could use improvement. But this is the case at any organization. Investment in additional Contact Center tools Provide more self-help abilities,10,8,10,The adoption rate was immediate. The collaboration tools have helped provide a consistent experience across all departments.,Avaya and Mitel Applications Suite,SolarWinds Remote Monitoring & Management, Kofax Capture, Salesforce Lightning,500,3,Queuing of Calls Routing of Calls Visibility of Inbound call volume and wait times,Intelligent Routing of calls based upon web services and customer data Creation of a recorded virtual closing room,Mobile device management Data and process integration into the Sales process,10,Yes,Price Product Features Product Usability,I would have asked for a Proof of Concept. Speed was the factor in our deployment, so understanding the full picture may have made user adoption of the add on services easier.,Positive ROI within 6 monthsFuze is a Fantastic Cloud Phone SolutionWe implemented Fuze to replace our aging (and expensive) in-house phone system. The voice and ACD components have been absolutely fantastic. We have since implemented for customers of ours as well with nothing but good reviews.,Voice Calls - soft phone has been able to replace my desk phone while still maintaining all the functionality that I had before and then some. Portability - I run this frequently from my iPhone when I need to contact folks and need their number or if I just need to join a meeting while I’m the road and then easily transition to my softphone once I’m at my computer. Portability 2 - I can run this from home when I’m working remote with no issues. Sound quality is very good!,We tried the Fuze conferencing but it was just too difficult for external users to easily get connected correctly. We ultimately moved to Zoom which is very simple for people to understand and use even if they have never used it before. I have no other complaints.,10,9,10,Our users, with the exception of the small group every organization has that dislikes change of any sort loves it.,RingCentral,Zoom, Skype for Business (formerly Lync),365,3,Call Center Soft Phones Smart Phone Apps,White labeling Call Center services,Conferencing if that part improves over what we tried when we implemented it Lync integration if they offer it for On-Prem implementations of Skype for Business,8,Yes,Price Product Features Product Usability,I would make sure I understood exactly what types of Lync integration was offered..,It has saved us a lot of money Resources that used to support our old in-house phone system are now free to do other things,Implemented in-house,No,Change management was a big part of the implementation and was well-handled,Old Phones that would not work with Fuze Phones that needed to be flashed before we could get them to work with Fuze Conference Room Phones that had to be replaced with newer models,No,They have always provided exceptional support.,Making Calls Queue Management,Haven't found any,Yes,9Fuze is a well-rounded and excellent product to work withWe currently use Fuze company-wide as our VoIP phone system for all our unified/telecommunications needs. It currently fulfills the role of being the single source of all our telecommunication activities, which vary in scope and usage company-wide.,Customer service. Ease of use. Stability.,Fuze Connect for ServiceNow could be improved upon.,8,8,5,As a Service Desk Analyst, I, unfortunately, cannot provide pertinent and meaningful feedback to this question.,,ServiceNow, BeyondTrust Remote Support (formerly Bomgar Remote Support)Fuze as a UCAAS solution: Could be better and offer better customer serviceFuze UCAAS is used across our company within the back office and front office. And also within the Contact Centre.,Fuze for Mobile FCC Limited hardware Desktop,Billing not accurate and complicated Instability with the UCAAS platform Unknown and unexplained issues regularly occurring. For example, wireless phones going offline. Poor account management and customer engagement.,6,5,7,It's widely implemented but adoption is not easy. The issue is with the lack of stability and employees lack of confidence in the platform. Lots of employee training has been carried out.,,Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Illustrator CCFuze is a good, cheap solution. Not ideal for advanced analytics or large centersWe use Fuze as our contact center solution. They provide all phone services for our agents. We previously had all hard phones, but recently moved to soft phones (pc based),Cost Effective Simple to use Responsive customer Support,APIs are pretty bad A lot of the work has to be done on their end, which leads to delays. Would be great to be able to manage software independently No adherence or availability measures. On break, etc., doesn't work. The system can be buggy.,4,9,7,We adopted it for our support phone line and overall phone provider. It has done well, but other apps have passed it for different applications. For client calls we use Zoom, for internal communication we use Slack,NICE inContact CXone, Jive Hosted VoIP and Five9 Predictive Dialer,Vantage Point, Olark, Slack,Yes,They are always willing to create queues and rename things etc. I love their hustle here. It would be better though if I had the ability to make and manage my own queues.,User interface for end users is clear The actual function of answering the phone Call Transfers,Biggest complaint is finding users. You have to cycle through EVERY user in a list. There is no search function You can't make your own queues or re-name things. Fuze has to do this for you,Yes, but I don't use it,7Fuze at UNICOM GlobalFuze was implemented across UNICOM Global Divisions from July 2015. It provided the UNICOM Global group of companies with a single standard telephony and conferencing service. It is widely used across the business for telephony and conferencing specifically but also chat. It has enhanced the communication across the wider UNICOM business. I was the project leader for the implementation across the wider business.,The project team that was assigned throughout the planning and implementation were excellent as is our Customer Relations Manager, Gemma Hart. Call quality is consistently very good. Administration is improving with the introduction of the Fuze Hub.,Responses to customer issues are often poor, This is mainly directed to billing-related issues but to a customer reporting a problem they do not care what department is causing the delay, it's just an issue that they have opened that needs to be sorted out. There seems to have been several changes regarding the direction the product is moving in certain areas which have caused confusion and frustration. Areas that are very important to our business which we were told were planned have been jettisoned. More transparency should be given regarding the roadmap and direction.,7,5,8,It has been adopted on a global basis and the value of using a consistent platform for communication is very high. UNICOM Global has many divisions of multiple geographies and Fuze has given us much greater collaboration. The rollout across the globe was handled in one location (the UK) which greatly assisted the project.,Webex Support CenterFuze is a really good tool and definitely worth looking at!Fuze was meant to be used by the whole organization but we had a good amount of people who had trouble adopting it due to being set in their previous habits. We used it for inter-office chat, voice calling prospects, and customers, it could be used for video calling prospects and customers but I never ended up using the video function. It also integrated with our CRM at the time, Hubspot. I also had the Fuze app on my phone, and could easily answer calls through my phone and could tell it was coming from Fuze which meant it was a work call. I also used the messenger portion on my phone. I felt like it was really easy to use and I liked the layout.,I really liked the phone app. I felt like it was easy to install and it was immediately obvious when someone from work was calling or messaging vs. someone personal. The integration with my CRM was simple and made calling right from the web very easy. I liked the chat function and creating groups.,Overall I felt like Fuze met my personal needs as an SDR. Occasionally I felt like I had issues with sound or calls not connecting well, although it is difficult for me to know if it was problems with Fuze or possibly my work computer or internet. Could have been more robust in terms of document sharing (similar to MS Teams.),6,8,1,Fuze voice was primarily used by the SDR team, and I believe it was used by support. It was supposed to be used by others in the organization as well, mostly sales, but it was not fully adopted. I believe the reason for this is it was a newer system when I joined the organization, and there were many folks who did not enjoy adopting the new ways of doing things, including using Fuze, our CRM, and other helpful software systems. I do not feel the difficulty with adoption had anything to do with the shortcomings of Fuze. As I mentioned earlier in this review, I thought Fuze was an overall easy to use tool both on my laptop and on my phone.,Skype for Business (formerly Lync) and HubSpot CRM,Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Microsoft Teams, MS SharePointComparing Fuze to other Unified Communication OptionsThe entire organization is using Fuze for Unified Communications for our local and remote workers throughout North America. Using Fuze allows for ease of availability, communication between teams, and allows for our customer service teams to accept calls into their queues.,Microsoft Integration Video Bridges Continual updates that resolves or expands capabilities,Better support More consistent user experience depending on connectivity Quicker response when screensharing,6,2,3,Solution was deployed throughout the organization. Having deployed over 2 years ago, many of our users may only use some of it's features (messaging).,Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Skype for Business (formerly Lync),Microsoft Office 365, Workspace ONE Powered by AirWatchFuze is a good small to medium size business phone solutionFuze is used by the whole organization. This solution addresses having a single platform that is simple to deploy, manager, and expand as the company grows. The solution has also been very helpful for creating call center routing for customers and ring groups so that customers are always getting a live person.,Simple easy deployment with only the need for internet access Portal access that allows for quick changes to call routing and scripts Expansion is as simple as adding additional phones and placing them in groups needed,Support for the phones is slow to get started and get a resolution Most support is done via email with little to no real time calls ATA's are not as stable and support is weak for them,9,5,10,We had over 20 different phones systems prior to Fuze and thus had many different types of phones. The users adapted to the new phones quickly with the training provided and where very happy with the improved quality and reliability of the phones.,8x8 Contact Center,SolarWinds Network Device Monitor, Cisco Nexus, Ubiquiti WLANUnleashing the desktopIt is being used primarily as a cloud PBX with collaborative tools as a bonus.,It works It is truly ATAWAD It continues to improve,User interface Bandwidth usage of collaborative tools The color,8,8,6,In Europe it works extremely well, plenty of investment in testing and training. The US experience was suboptimal with limited investment in end-user needs.,,Microsoft Office 2016, Jabber, Microsoft TeamsFuze provides good value but is a bit rough around the edges.Fuze is a really good fit for my company. It delivers an incredible number of features for the cost. The Fuze employees I’ve worked with have been hit or miss. My account manager is a nightmare but most of the support associates I worked with know the platform well. The contact center is very basic but works incredibly well for my mid-sized company’s help desk. The pricing of the contact center made Fuze the clear winner when picking a new phone system. Voice quality has been crystal clear even when traveling abroad.,Affordable contact center. Call quality. Numerous ways to connect to the platform.,Some common features are missing from the Fuze hub such as endpoint management. Updates to the Fuze Desktop software occasionally need to be manually installed.,8,8,10,Adoption has been well received by our users. The platform is easier to use than our old legacy PBX.,Avaya, Jive Hosted VoIP, 3CX Phone System and RingCentralFuzzer...We are using mostly Fuze Desktop and a few Polycom for conference rooms. Fuze is used across the organization. Fuze address not having servers on site and the maintenance upkeep. Fuze Desktop allows the users to be moblie anywhere.,They welcome any suggestions. Support team will assist you till the end. Fuze Desktop pretty simple to use. They also send Fuze outage notifications. This help you be aware of what's going on in Fuze.,Following through on suggested ideas about making the product a better product. Call center features could use some improving. Particular allowing supervisor to add and remove there agents. Better analytics,7,8,6,Well as you probably know, most people don't like change. However, I would say it's been about 50/50 with the organization. As Fuze upgrades their product, more users will adapt. User are able to see present status of the each other. Also Fuze voice allows you to be mobile and can assure you will experience the same services.,,Oracle Access Management, Microsoft 365 Business, UltiProFuze as the telephony system at our organizationIt is used by the organization and deployed at all offices across multiple geographies. It is used as a replacement to the existing physical phone system and also used as Fuze for Salesforce as a call center.,Account Team Technical Support Platform,I feel Fuze for Salesforce is not matured enough. Upgrade process causes issues sometimes. Sometimes I get issues and voice functionality does not work. Mostly happens around upgrade, gets resolved once we perform cache update or restart the app.,10,9,9,It is widely adopted, some users still prefer internal messaging tools over Fuze as an individual preference.,NICE inContact CXone, Microsoft TeamsFuze reviewFuze is used across our whole organization for users to make calls and chat through the application. Some users also have the ability for web conferences.,Nice user interface The chat feature is useful. The app is helpful to take calls when you're away from the office.,Rings on multiple devices Some changes have to be made by Fuze and not the admin console in the hub,9,10,10,It's helpful that all users are on the same platform and Fuze has become a standardization of our organization for communication.,,90,3,Ability to communicate to other employees. View a full contact directory. Ability to communicate from a mobile phone using the office number that's assigned.,Fuze mobile is a great feature. We can view where each of the phones are located. Restart phones remotely as long as they are connected to the network.,Adding outside users as contacts.,9,Not Sure,Product Features Product Usability,Have a test phone or demo that is detailed enough to go through the main features and capabilities.,Convenience Usability Conference call capabilitiesMultiple Remote Locations - Fuze Voice ReviewFuze Voice is being used across our organization for its meeting, soft-phone, and messaging capabilities.,Fuze is open to feedback that directly impacts and implements feature requests made by customers. Recent updates have increased functionality. Ample notice of upcoming updates reduces downtime and allows for user notifications.,Support and documentation can be difficult to access. Status page is helpful however finding configuration and how-to documentation for non-admins is difficult. Consistent soft phone and mobile device UI. Difficulties answering calls from soft phone - could cause calls to be missed.,7,4,3,Fuze Voice has been adopted throughout the company however done so as replacement to issuing of hardware. Many remote locations are using soft phones on company-issued hardware. Desktop and iOS versions of application have issues handing off between bluetooth connected devices.,Skype for Business,AirWatch, Microsoft Office 365,75,5,Remote Phone Call Routing Business Hours Messaging,Hosted Conferences Screen Sharing,Expand to additional users. Leverage conference calls capabilities across entire organization.,7,Not Sure,Price Product Features,Better consideration on what all was needed by the business as implementation has changed somewhat since it was deployed.,Eased remote management of calls. Allows for remote locations to have communication via soft phone. Messaging capabilities allow entire team to more easily communicate.,Yes,Recent UI/UX updates along with receiving notifications for updates has been a great improvement!,Recent UX improvements have made application easier to use and more consistent between desktop and mobile device versions. Website is easy to setup, change, and maintain for end users however a bit complicated for admins.,Specific user to send/receive faxes, wish it was integrated with user accounts. Admin roles can make it a bit cumbersome to setup user accounts.,Yes,4,Yes,Updated conference call windows and capabilities. Updated and improved UI/UX!,Additional features - specifically easier to control call handling between soft phone and mobile device. Integrate fax capabilities with user accounts.A great phone service with easy user setup.We use Fuze across the entire organization. Our business is based around using our phones and we need a strong and reliable provider to make sure our phones are always up and running. Fuze not only makes using their service easy to use but it also helps make the support and setup easier for me on the back end.,Availability to use your work number anytime anywhere. Our recruiters make themselves available as much as they can. Being able to answer calls from their worklines while not in the office and make calls from their work numbers is a big deal. Setting up new phones and numbers is very easy with their hub. I don't always have to go directly to their support team to setup new users. As long as I have the mac address of the phone and we have free numbers I can set a new user up in minutes. Their support team is great as well. If I do need to get help with an issue their support team is quick to respond and very knowledgeable about their systems. Their team is also able to fix most support cases within the same day.,Their admin portal that I use to login to can sometimes feel clunky. There is a lot of button pressing to get through the menus and you always have to click a refresh button when adjusting search parameters. This is different from the hub, which is more for user setup. The Fuze app is not always the most reliable. While being able to use it to call from your work number anywhere is nice. Calls sometimes have one-way audio and, on occasion, caused users calls to go directly to their voicemail. The user portal could use a refresh as well. Some of our users use an e-fax number for sending documents to clients. The feature is often missed because it is hidden inside a menu instead of being out in the open.,9,9,9,Fuze Voice was widely adopted as it is our main phone system. Most of their features are used company wide and we haven't had any issues getting new hires to use their systems. The only system that is a bit underused is the desktop app. While it is used for meetings, the chat feature isn't used much outside of my department. I think that has more to do with everyone being more comfortable using Google Hangouts as it is right there in the email account when they sign in, and not another app that needs to be opened.,,Adobe Illustrator CC, Microsoft 365 BusinessCloud based phone systemFuze replaced and is still in process of replacing our old hardware phone system across the entire organization.,Fuze is a modern solution for communication in and out of an organization. It acts well as a softphone system, from my perspective its best use in the U.S. Works as a conferencing tool, both for audio and video.,Functionality outside the U.S. still needs improvements, in audio quality and range of dialing options. First level support is poor. Complicated requests from tech support take too long and are very clumsy.,7,6,9,I can only report on my location, users are still getting used to working long hours with a headset. Some won't adopt it and are using a USB phone handle for Fuze. Age is a factor in adopting Fuze as a desk phone solution, as younger employees adopt it more swiftly.,,Webex Meetings, Skype for Business (formerly Lync), SlackFuze UCC helps me sleep at night.We use Fuze across our entire organization. We also use it in our Customer Service call center and our Crisis Response Call center. The instant messaging feature is probably the most widely used part of the platform although we use all modules from the company. The consistency of the customer service and dependability of the product addressed some pain points we had experienced with previous vendors.,Instant messaging using a single contact list across the organization. Easily configurable and manageable call center module with data reporting on the user level. Video conferencing is easy to use and integrates well with other applications such as Google Calendar and Outlook.,We would like a bit more control over the user account names. At this point, we have to put in a ticket to change a username. At times the size limitation for eFax has been a challenge, but we have found ways to work around that. I would like to see a bit more customization availability on their web portal.,10,9,8,Fuze voice has been widely adopted by our organization. We decided to take the opportunity to implement softphones and remove the need for traditional phones on desktops. The adoption of a virtual phone took time, but our users are now very comfortable with the virtual phones on their PCs. We were able to seamlessly deploy the application using Active Directly group policy which simplified administration for my staff.,Mitel MiCollab, Cisco Hosted Unified Communications Services and Windstream Cloud Connect,SysTools G Suite/Google Apps Backup, Hyper-VOverall StrongFuze is being used by my contact center as the billing agent and softphone provider.,Fuze is good at offering value-added services. Fuze is good at working through solutions to help our contact center. Fuze has honored their promises.,Fuze has been slow to respond to billing questions and issues. Fuze reps do not always join our weekly call to discuss issues.,8,7,10,It has been adopted by our contact center, but not so much by most of our organization.,Unspecified
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I implemented Fuze in an environment with approximately 90 users, for a manufacturer of marine equipment in Fort Lauderdale. It is currently used across the whole organization, which consists of facilities in Fort Lauderdale and Holland, in addition to a mobile service group working around the world. Fuze addresses the distributed nature of the workforce and allows voice, video, and text collaboration between our offices and mobile users.
  • The Fuze implementation process was the smoothest and best-organized roll-out of any major infrastructure project I have been involved with. The engineering and sales team provided a clear roadmap, stuck to it, and performed flawlessly.
  • The system stability, voice quality, user provisioning and de-provisioning, and overall ease of use is something Fuze has done particularly well. Whatever I need is there in the portal, and the 'take-it-for-granted' feeling the users have is a huge strength.
  • Continuous improvement- in the two years this company has used Fuze we have seen numerous updates to the softphone, new features in the desktop phones, and constant communication from our customer advocates and support team.
  • Tech support- rarely used but responsive and experienced, a definite strength.
  • A more aggressive end-user training and help scenario. Users who are unfamiliar with UCaaS and are wedded to the traditional role of the desktop phone can be slow picking up the idea of a UCaaS account and all the benefits and possibilities. More visible links and reminders on the phones, softphones, and apps, and easy access to short videos put right in front of users' eyes might help user adoption.
I think you need to be in a user base of at least 50 or so to reap the benefits. A small company with one location and no remote users may not need the flexibility and feature-rich Fuze environment.
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Score 8 out of 10
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Fuze is being used across the entirety of our company. Our 70+ employees utilize Fuze to communicate internally to colleagues as well as externally to our many clients. It has been integral in our company culture of simplicity. With the integration of phone, chat, screen sharing, and conference calls we no longer need many separate programs for users to learn and navigate. It can be used from a computer or traditional VOIP phone meeting the varied needs of our users. The program itself is simple to understand but still comes with a full set of features. The team at Fuze is constantly pushing updates with major improvements, keeping our team on the cutting edge with communication.
  • Interactive remote meetings are a breeze with Fuze. The ability to share and control remote screens works well.
  • The phone app is very useful. You can join any meeting from your phone and even receive calls through your extension. Even on cellular data, screen sharing still works well.
  • User administration is as simple as it can get. Fuze integrates well with Active Directory and the support team will help set up all the defaults. New users can be created with just a few clicks.
  • Our team loves to send gifs. Teams allowed us to integrate a giphy button. Fuze does not have the same functionality although they have mentioned it will be in a future update.
  • If you don't have sound turned on getting a notification of a new message can be problematic. The icon on the taskbar blinks, letting you know there is a new message. Sometimes this doesn't function correctly.
  • There is no way for a user to block or control a blocked list of phone numbers. Some users get many scam calls or annoying cold calls. This would be a helpful feature.
From my experience, Fuze is well suited for small to medium-sized companies that need heavy collaboration. For larger companies, it might be wise to look elsewhere. Fuze components do go down regionally from time to time. While they are good at alerting you of any current problems, a larger company might need something with a stronger SLA.
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Score 7 out of 10
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We have Fuze implemented throughout our environment with 300+ users on the platform. It covers all of our calling needs including day-to-day calling and conference calling.
  • Wealth of features
  • Documentation
  • User Interface
  • Their Support is VERY lacking. Almost every exchange I have with their support requires me to escalate. I have submitted cases with P1 priority (top priority with 4 hour response window) and have gone a week with no response, prompting me to email our internal contacts to make progress. With most of my contacts, I have to explain the issue multiple times as the agent does not understand what I'm asking.
  • Their helpdesk line is basically just a verbal ticket submission. When you call you're not getting connected to an agent who can help, you're connected to someone who basically creates the ticket for you and then someone else will contact you later.
  • We have run into a myriad of issues with Fuze implementation. Some of those issues were on our side, some on Fuze. But it always felt like it took far too much time to get resolved. We've been with Fuze for nearly 1.5-2 years and are still not 100% implemented properly. We have whole offices who have given up using the service.
  • Fuze Rooms does not accommodate our needs. It is a conference room software that runs using the exact same software that you use for desktop calling, but it does not include a dialer or the ability for external dialing.
I think Fuze is well suited as a VoIP system for a spread out, moderately sized company. I think its Softphone really opens the possibility for people to work remotely without losing their connection to the company.
I think that companies should do their research and make sure their hardware/network is up to snuff if you intend on doing a Softphone-only deployment, or purchase physical desk phones. Their Softphone software is nice and convenient, but I wouldn't depend on it company-wide.
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Score 9 out of 10
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We currently utilize Fuze across our entire organization. Other than email, it is a heavily-used source of collaboration between teams and employees for internal communication, external meetings, and our phone system. Previously, many of our tools were on different platforms, all from different vendors, and often lead to confusion and training issues, whereas with Fuze, everything is centralized into one package that allows us to focus on one product for our communication needs.
  • A single platform that covers instant messaging, screen-share meetings, and phone calls.
  • A fast, intuitive interface which assists in quickly onboarding new employees to the platform.
  • Client support for many devices-- physical phones, mobile phone apps, and desktop apps for multiple OSes.
  • The support portal system can be difficult to navigate.
  • An idea System is implemented, but needs dramatic improvements.
  • The administrative interface can feel disjointed (some features are available in this portal system, and other features in a different portal system).
Fuze is well suited for the growing enterprise that is looking to combine meeting/webinar tools, a phone system, and an instant message system into a single platform. Fuze also provides an excellent onboarding process with key stakeholders to ensure that all needs and questions are met before the go-live date. Fuze has a large array of quick video tutorials for those that need additional instruction in utilizing many of the features of the Fuze application and platform.
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Score 9 out of 10
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Fuze is being utilized throughout the entire organization in EMEA, APAC and AMERICA regions. The prime use is voice and reporting however collaboration is been used by certain Central Service functions. FRG is a rapidly going company, with additional offices been added quarterly and a vast number of employee's joining the business on a monthly basis. Fuze Desktop allows IT to support this business demand with minimal expense.
  • Global reach is key for FRG, and Fuze are able to deliver their services in the majority countries.
  • Voice is critical in recruitment and Fuze deliver a solid service with minimal downtime.
  • The ability for users to Monitor, Barge, and Whisper into other calls within a single click within the Fuze Desktop application.
  • The admin console needs some re-architecture, especially around permission and user profiles.
  • More R&D on integration with CRM platform is required.
UCaaS solutions are at the forefront of telephony. Any organization who isn't considering UCaaS as a replacement for traditional "Digital" PBX platform will be left behind. Fuze offers a lot of functionality within a single easy to use platform, at a good price point.
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Score 7 out of 10
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Fuze is being used in all departments in our organization. Our sales department uses Fuze for their day to day calling, customer meetings and interactions. We also use Fuze in all of our meeting rooms. It addresses our voice\telecommunication needs.
  • Once setup and properly configured, audio quality with Fuze is great.
  • Fuze eliminates the need to purchase hardware handsets as calls can be made via the Fuze application and wireless headset.
  • Provisioning new users and removing users once they leave the organization is very quick.
  • Increase compatibility with various wireless headsets.
  • Adding the ability to forward to a number via App settings vs portal.thinkingphones.com
  • Use the same password to login to Fuze app and Fuze portal
  • Option to record calls via Fuze Application
Fuze is well suited for day to day communications between teams. It is also well suited for the sales organization who take inbound and outbound customer calls. Our technical support team also uses Fuze and it works well for them as well. Fuze would be less suited if using on a machine which uses a lot of CPU, as audio quality may be affected.
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Score 10 out of 10
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Fuze is the cornerstone of our business operations. We utilize the Contact Center package for our BDC and Collection efforts. The tools make it easy for our staff to view current volume and ensure low wait times. Also we have created an interactive IVR that helps us record all closings for consistency and a clear compliant close.
  • Easy to Deploy services and configurable by non-IT individuals
  • Reporting has always been very easy and provides valuable insight
  • Telephony that just works and is completely stable.
  • Support always could use improvement. But this is the case at any organization.
  • Investment in additional Contact Center tools
  • Provide more self-help abilities
Fuze is a great fit for organizations that do not have a heavy IT staff. The training is super easy and simple and can scale with your growth.
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Score 10 out of 10
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We implemented Fuze to replace our aging (and expensive) in-house phone system. The voice and ACD components have been absolutely fantastic. We have since implemented for customers of ours as well with nothing but good reviews.
  • Voice Calls - soft phone has been able to replace my desk phone while still maintaining all the functionality that I had before and then some.
  • Portability - I run this frequently from my iPhone when I need to contact folks and need their number or if I just need to join a meeting while I’m the road and then easily transition to my softphone once I’m at my computer.
  • Portability 2 - I can run this from home when I’m working remote with no issues.
  • Sound quality is very good!
  • We tried the Fuze conferencing but it was just too difficult for external users to easily get connected correctly. We ultimately moved to Zoom which is very simple for people to understand and use even if they have never used it before.
  • I have no other complaints.
Voice calling and ACD are great uses. I would not at this time be able to recommend the conferencing piece.
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Score 8 out of 10
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We currently use Fuze company-wide as our VoIP phone system for all our unified/telecommunications needs. It currently fulfills the role of being the single source of all our telecommunication activities, which vary in scope and usage company-wide.
  • Customer service.
  • Ease of use.
  • Stability.
  • Fuze Connect for ServiceNow could be improved upon.
As a Service Desk professional, I see that Fuze works very well with our end-users, and is relatively painless to administer. For Fuze being deployed company-wide in a good-sized organization like the one I work for, I'd say Fuze could be tailored to work with many other organizations with ease.
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Score 6 out of 10
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Fuze UCAAS is used across our company within the back office and front office. And also within the Contact Centre.
  • Fuze for Mobile
  • FCC
  • Limited hardware
  • Desktop
  • Billing not accurate and complicated
  • Instability with the UCAAS platform
  • Unknown and unexplained issues regularly occurring. For example, wireless phones going offline.
  • Poor account management and customer engagement.
Basic collaboration and 1:1 video and conference calls when it works well.
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Score 4 out of 10
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We use Fuze as our contact center solution. They provide all phone services for our agents. We previously had all hard phones, but recently moved to soft phones (pc based)
  • Cost Effective
  • Simple to use
  • Responsive customer Support
  • APIs are pretty bad
  • A lot of the work has to be done on their end, which leads to delays. Would be great to be able to manage software independently
  • No adherence or availability measures. On break, etc., doesn't work. The system can be buggy.
I would recommend Fuze if you are a small shop that is starting up, or you don't want to use advanced analytics. They are cost effective, and their customer support is really top notch.

If you want to integrate with several other platforms, or have advanced analytics I would not use Fuze. They try very hard, but their integration with outside software is subpar
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Score 7 out of 10
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Fuze was implemented across UNICOM Global Divisions from July 2015. It provided the UNICOM Global group of companies with a single standard telephony and conferencing service. It is widely used across the business for telephony and conferencing specifically but also chat. It has enhanced the communication across the wider UNICOM business. I was the project leader for the implementation across the wider business.
  • The project team that was assigned throughout the planning and implementation were excellent as is our Customer Relations Manager, Gemma Hart.
  • Call quality is consistently very good.
  • Administration is improving with the introduction of the Fuze Hub.
  • Responses to customer issues are often poor, This is mainly directed to billing-related issues but to a customer reporting a problem they do not care what department is causing the delay, it's just an issue that they have opened that needs to be sorted out.
  • There seems to have been several changes regarding the direction the product is moving in certain areas which have caused confusion and frustration. Areas that are very important to our business which we were told were planned have been jettisoned.
  • More transparency should be given regarding the roadmap and direction.
Fuze is very good around collaboration, meetings are simple to set up once initial familiarity is done. The telephony is consistently of a high quality and very reliable which keeps the users happy. The chat functionality is improving and becoming more useful and being picked up as a tool by a growing number of users. Fuze lacks the flexibility of being able to compete with WebEx regarding remote control of a computer for someone who does not have Fuze installed. This is required by customer support personnel dealing with customers who need to have an issue resolved but cannot install software without change control.
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Score 6 out of 10
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Fuze was meant to be used by the whole organization but we had a good amount of people who had trouble adopting it due to being set in their previous habits. We used it for inter-office chat, voice calling prospects, and customers, it could be used for video calling prospects and customers but I never ended up using the video function. It also integrated with our CRM at the time, HubSpot. I also had the Fuze app on my phone, and could easily answer calls through my phone and could tell it was coming from Fuze which meant it was a work call. I also used the messenger portion on my phone. I felt like it was really easy to use and I liked the layout.
  • I really liked the phone app. I felt like it was easy to install and it was immediately obvious when someone from work was calling or messaging vs. someone personal.
  • The integration with my CRM was simple and made calling right from the web very easy.
  • I liked the chat function and creating groups.
  • Overall I felt like Fuze met my personal needs as an SDR.
  • Occasionally I felt like I had issues with sound or calls not connecting well, although it is difficult for me to know if it was problems with Fuze or possibly my work computer or internet.
  • Could have been more robust in terms of document sharing (similar to MS Teams.)
I feel like Fuze may be better suited for inter-company chat, inter-company calls, and dialing out or receiving calls from customers/prospects. I am not sure if Fuze is the best tool for video chat and screen-sharing, however, I did not have the need for that functionality most of the time so it wasn't as relevant to me.
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Score 6 out of 10
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The entire organization is using Fuze for Unified Communications for our local and remote workers throughout North America. Using Fuze allows for ease of availability, communication between teams, and allows for our customer service teams to accept calls into their queues.
  • Microsoft Integration
  • Video Bridges
  • Continual updates that resolves or expands capabilities
  • Better support
  • More consistent user experience depending on connectivity
  • Quicker response when screensharing
Fuze has allowed our local and remote workers to keep in touch using chat, calls, video conferencing, and call queues. Having a single solution that has our needed functionality has allowed for improved support and training throughout the organization. The offering is very dependent on network capabilities (LTE/WiFi) so taking calls from mobile devices can be difficult.
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Score 9 out of 10
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Fuze is used by the whole organization. This solution addresses having a single platform that is simple to deploy, manager, and expand as the company grows. The solution has also been very helpful for creating call center routing for customers and ring groups so that customers are always getting a live person.
  • Simple easy deployment with only the need for internet access
  • Portal access that allows for quick changes to call routing and scripts
  • Expansion is as simple as adding additional phones and placing them in groups needed
  • Support for the phones is slow to get started and get a resolution
  • Most support is done via email with little to no real time calls
  • ATA's are not as stable and support is weak for them
Fuze is good for small companies needing call center type handling of calls and easy to route calls.
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Score 8 out of 10
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It is being used primarily as a cloud PBX with collaborative tools as a bonus.
  • It works
  • It is truly ATAWAD
  • It continues to improve
  • User interface
  • Bandwidth usage of collaborative tools
  • The color
When a company is looking at upgrading its PBX ecosystem and wants to skip any further investment in IP telephony.
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Score 8 out of 10
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Fuze is a really good fit for my company. It delivers an incredible number of features for the cost. The Fuze employees I’ve worked with have been hit or miss. My account manager is a nightmare but most of the support associates I worked with know the platform well. The contact center is very basic but works incredibly well for my mid-sized company’s help desk. The pricing of the contact center made Fuze the clear winner when picking a new phone system. Voice quality has been crystal clear even when traveling abroad.
  • Affordable contact center.
  • Call quality.
  • Numerous ways to connect to the platform.
  • Some common features are missing from the Fuze hub such as endpoint management.
  • Updates to the Fuze Desktop software occasionally need to be manually installed.
Fuze excels at being an affordable, basic contact center. It's a poor choice if you need to customize every aspect of the user experience.
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May 07, 2019

Fuzzer...

Score 7 out of 10
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We are using mostly Fuze Desktop and a few Polycom for conference rooms. Fuze is used across the organization. Fuze address not having servers on site and the maintenance upkeep. Fuze Desktop allows the users to be moblie anywhere.
  • They welcome any suggestions.
  • Support team will assist you till the end.
  • Fuze Desktop pretty simple to use.
  • They also send Fuze outage notifications. This help you be aware of what's going on in Fuze.
  • Following through on suggested ideas about making the product a better product.
  • Call center features could use some improving. Particular allowing supervisor to add and remove there agents.
  • Better analytics
Fuze has a pretty stable platform. The software is bright and colorful. It's user friendly. However, the size of the Fuze Desktop can only be minimized to certain point. User would love to make it smaller. Also, to many pop window when a call comes in. Also, the call center would love to make it smaller in the corner of there computer and make it stay on top. Voicemail also needs some one. The prompts can be confusing.
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Score 10 out of 10
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It is used by the organization and deployed at all offices across multiple geographies. It is used as a replacement to the existing physical phone system and also used as Fuze for Salesforce as a call center.
  • Account Team
  • Technical Support
  • Platform
  • I feel Fuze for Salesforce is not matured enough.
  • Upgrade process causes issues sometimes.
  • Sometimes I get issues and voice functionality does not work. Mostly happens around upgrade, gets resolved once we perform cache update or restart the app.
Well suited for a cloud-based Phone instead of a physical phone.
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May 14, 2019

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Score 9 out of 10
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Fuze is used across our whole organization for users to make calls and chat through the application. Some users also have the ability for web conferences.
  • Nice user interface
  • The chat feature is useful.
  • The app is helpful to take calls when you're away from the office.
  • Rings on multiple devices
  • Some changes have to be made by Fuze and not the admin console in the hub
Fuze helps our company communicate as a whole and provides an address book for all users.
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Score 7 out of 10
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Fuze Voice is being used across our organization for its meeting, soft-phone, and messaging capabilities.
  • Fuze is open to feedback that directly impacts and implements feature requests made by customers.
  • Recent updates have increased functionality.
  • Ample notice of upcoming updates reduces downtime and allows for user notifications.
  • Support and documentation can be difficult to access. Status page is helpful however finding configuration and how-to documentation for non-admins is difficult.
  • Consistent soft phone and mobile device UI.
  • Difficulties answering calls from soft phone - could cause calls to be missed.
Fuze functionality is somewhat limited when compared to other offerings. Recent updates have taken into account feedback that has been provided to team and has increased usability and features. Incoming calls and screen sharing UX improvements have been appreciated! While still difficult to reach support the recent updates have made the over use of the application better! Keep up the good work!
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Score 9 out of 10
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We use Fuze across the entire organization. Our business is based around using our phones and we need a strong and reliable provider to make sure our phones are always up and running. Fuze not only makes using their service easy to use but it also helps make the support and setup easier for me on the back end.
  • Availability to use your work number anytime anywhere. Our recruiters make themselves available as much as they can. Being able to answer calls from their worklines while not in the office and make calls from their work numbers is a big deal.
  • Setting up new phones and numbers is very easy with their hub. I don't always have to go directly to their support team to setup new users. As long as I have the mac address of the phone and we have free numbers I can set a new user up in minutes.
  • Their support team is great as well. If I do need to get help with an issue their support team is quick to respond and very knowledgeable about their systems. Their team is also able to fix most support cases within the same day.
  • Their admin portal that I use to login to can sometimes feel clunky. There is a lot of button pressing to get through the menus and you always have to click a refresh button when adjusting search parameters. This is different from the hub, which is more for user setup.
  • The Fuze app is not always the most reliable. While being able to use it to call from your work number anywhere is nice. Calls sometimes have one-way audio and, on occasion, caused users calls to go directly to their voicemail.
  • The user portal could use a refresh as well. Some of our users use an e-fax number for sending documents to clients. The feature is often missed because it is hidden inside a menu instead of being out in the open.
Setting up new users is a big thing that Fuze does well and it's something that helps save time as well. There have been a couple of times where we've needed to get some last minute new hires setup quick. Using the Fuze hub lets me create a user, assign their service, assign a number, and assign them to a brand new phone in about 10-15 minutes. I don't need to put in a support ticket and wait for their team to do it.
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Score 7 out of 10
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Fuze replaced and is still in process of replacing our old hardware phone system across the entire organization.
  • Fuze is a modern solution for communication in and out of an organization.
  • It acts well as a softphone system, from my perspective its best use in the U.S.
  • Works as a conferencing tool, both for audio and video.
  • Functionality outside the U.S. still needs improvements, in audio quality and range of dialing options.
  • First level support is poor.
  • Complicated requests from tech support take too long and are very clumsy.
Fuze is a good softphone solution if you are implementing it within the U.S.
Worldwide, the company needs to adjust itself to different time zones and improve the quality of the audio service. Technical support also needs serious improvement.
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Score 10 out of 10
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We use Fuze across our entire organization. We also use it in our Customer Service call center and our Crisis Response Call center. The instant messaging feature is probably the most widely used part of the platform although we use all modules from the company. The consistency of the customer service and dependability of the product addressed some pain points we had experienced with previous vendors.
  • Instant messaging using a single contact list across the organization.
  • Easily configurable and manageable call center module with data reporting on the user level.
  • Video conferencing is easy to use and integrates well with other applications such as Google Calendar and Outlook.
  • We would like a bit more control over the user account names. At this point, we have to put in a ticket to change a username.
  • At times the size limitation for eFax has been a challenge, but we have found ways to work around that.
  • I would like to see a bit more customization availability on their web portal.
Fuze is extremely well suited to support our customer service and first-time appointments call center. The creation of accounts for the agents and management of the call queues is very straight forward. The data center redundancy of the company provides us with the peace of mind needed in a system that is available 24/7 like in our crisis call center.
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February 26, 2019

Overall Strong

Score 8 out of 10
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Fuze is being used by my contact center as the billing agent and softphone provider.
  • Fuze is good at offering value-added services.
  • Fuze is good at working through solutions to help our contact center.
  • Fuze has honored their promises.
  • Fuze has been slow to respond to billing questions and issues.
  • Fuze reps do not always join our weekly call to discuss issues.
Fuze is well suited to help partners with a phone provider make a launch successful. Fuze has been helpful in troubleshooting issues, though Fuze's customer service support is not always strong.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Hosted PBX (52)
7.8
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR) (48)
7.0
User templates (36)
6.2
Call reports (56)
6.7
Directory of employee names (65)
7.3
Answering rules (59)
7.6
Call recording (57)
7.2
Call park (44)
7.3
Message alerts (57)
7.4
Video conferencing (48)
7.2
Audio conferencing (54)
7.9
Mobile app for iOS (57)
7.9
Mobile app for Android (46)
7.9

About Fuze

Fuze is a global cloud communications and collaboration software platform for the enterprise. The platform is designed to enable seamless transition between calling, meeting, chatting, content sharing, and collaboration on any device. The vendor’s value proposition is that Fuze empowers the digital workforce anytime, anywhere, and across any device.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, Fuze has additional locations including New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Ottawa, London, Amsterdam, Aveiro (Portugal), Paris, Munich, Zurich, Copenhagen, and Sydney.

Fuze Features

Cloud PBX Features
Has featureHosted PBX
Has featureMulti-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Has featureUser templates
Has featureCall reports
Has featureDirectory of employee names
Call Management Features
Has featureAnswering rules
Has featureCall recording
Has featureCall park
Does not have featureCall screening
Has featureMessage alerts
VoIP system collaboration Features
Has featureVideo conferencing
Has featureAudio conferencing
Does not have featureVideo screen sharing
Does not have featureInstant messaging
Mobile apps Features
Has featureMobile app for iOS
Has featureMobile app for Android

Fuze Videos (2)

Fuze Downloadables

Fuze Integrations

Salesforce Service Cloud, Zendesk, Microsoft Office 365, ServiceNow, NetSuite, Zoho CRM, SugarCRM, Bullhorn CRM (unpublished), Skype for Business (formerly Lync), Microsoft Dynamics 365 (formerly Microsoft Dynamics CRM)

Fuze Competitors

RingCentral, 8x8 X Series (Formerly Virtual Office), Mitel MiCollab, Dialpad, Slack, Avaya Intelligent Xperiences Contact Center, Microsoft Skype For Business, Cisco, MiCloud Connect (formerly ShoreTel)

Pricing

Does not have featureFree Trial Available?No
Does not have featureFree or Freemium Version Available?No
Has featurePremium Consulting/Integration Services Available?Yes
Entry-level set up fee?Required

Fuze Customer Size Distribution

Consumers
0%
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
8%
Mid-Size Companies (51-500 employees)
27%
Enterprises (> 500 employees)
65%

Fuze Support Options

 Paid Version
Phone
Email
Forum/Community
FAQ/Knowledgebase
Video Tutorials / Webinar

Fuze Technical Details

Deployment Types:SaaS
Operating Systems: Unspecified
Mobile Application:Apple iOS, Android, Mobile Web
Supported Countries:Global - NA, EMEA, APAC
Supported Languages: Spanish, French, German