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Software Description:

ShoreTel, now as a part of the Mitel Company, offers business communications solutions for small and middle-sized enterprises. It particularly stands out for its client satisfaction, customer commitment, value, and cheapest cumulative ownership.

This service provides VoIP to more than 10,000 companies. The most popular platform is ShoreTel Connect, the cloud-based business VoIP solution, that also works as a hybrid solution with on-premises hardware.

There is also hosted service offered, via internet circuits or MPLS circuits.

Software Description:

8x8 VoIP is unified communications and contact center solution. It is a complete platform that manages everything for all employees and customers. It is a fast and simple way to combine VoIP features with a high-quality phone service.

This solution is mainly used by small and medium-sized companies in industries such as healthcare, high-tech, manufacturing, retail, insurance, transportation, as well as by government and education institutions. Hosted VoIP business communications service offered by 8x8 service is proven to be more reliable and less expensive than any other traditional solution.

Other features that 8x8 has is web conferencing, Internet faxing, smartphone integration, HD voice, chat, voicemail, and many more. Additionally, there is standard compliance with PCI Data Security Standard, HIPAA, CPNI, ISO 27001 and ISO 9001.

Software Description:

BroadSoft is one of the world's biggest Unified Communication providers that offers a cloud-based UCaaS solution. The platform enables service providers to offer advanced communications systems to UC providers (25 of the world’s 30 top service providers across 80 countries), as well as to end users.

The service boasts quick deployment and availability of support, which led to the fast acceptance by clients that only used basic telephony functionalities. In general, BroadSoft provides HD video, voice, messaging, screen sharing, file sharing and conferencing in a single cloud software.

The platform easily integrates with user's existing business applications and offers native mobile apps for Android and iOS devices. That way, BroadSoft creates an improved workplace with omnichannel collaboration from the office or on-the-move.

Features:

  • Click-to-Dial
  • Call Tracking
  • Call Recording
  • External Integrations
  • Scheduling
  • Notifications
  • Google Apps Integration
  • API
  • Contact Management
  • Email Integration

Features:

  • Call Disposition
  • Call Tracking
  • Notifications
  • API
  • Email Integration
  • Contact Management
  • Call Recording
  • External Integrations
  • Click-to-Dial
  • Chat
  • Softphone

Features:

  • Click-to-Dial
  • Call Tracking
  • Notifications
  • API
  • Contact Management
  • Email Integration
  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • Google Apps Integration
  • Chat
  • External Integrations
  • Call Recording

Summary:

    No key features associated with this application.

Summary:

  • Phone Number & Virtual Extension

  • Unlimited Internet Fax

  • Media Storage

  • Virtual Office Analytics Essentials

  • Business SMS

  • Instant Messaging & Presence

  • Voicemail

Summary:

  • Omni-channel customer interactions

  • Unified communications built in to facilitate collaboration

  • Predictive analytics-based routing to match each customer with the best agent

  • Built in IVR

  • Skills-based routing

  • Real-time and historical reporting

  • Call recording

  • Performance analytics

  • Messaging

  • Screen Sharing

Telephony-only

$19.99
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Direct Dial
  • PBX functions
  • Voicemail
  • 3-Way Calling

Essentials

$30.99
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Telephony-only features
  • ShoreTel Connect Portal
  • ShoreTel Connect Desktop App
  • Instant Messaging (IM)
  • Online Meetings
  • Video Calling
  • Conferencing

Standard

$37.99
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • All Essentials features
  • Enhanced Services for Supervisors
  • Voicemail Transcription
  • CRM Integration

X2 Edition

$25.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Phone Number & Virtual Extension
  • Unlimited Calling Zone: 14 Countries
  • Unlimited Internet Fax i
  • Media Storage: 1GB
  • Mobile & Desktop Apps
  • Virtual Office Analytics Essentials
  • Business SMS
  • Instant Messaging & Presence
  • Voicemail
  • HD Voice
  • Secure Voice
  • Single Sign On
  • Audio & Video Conferencing with Meetings: 5 Participants
  • Salesforce, Zendesk & Netsuite CRM Integration

X5 Edition

$35.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Audio & Video Conferencing with Meetings: 25 Participants
  • Media Storage: 5GB
  • Unlimited Calling Zone: 32 Countries
  • Call Recording
  • Operator Switchboard

X8 Edition

$55.00
1 user(s) / month
Included in plan:
  • Unlimited Calling Zone: 46 Countries
  • Media Storage: 10GB
  • Audio & Video Conferencing with Meetings: 50 Participants
  • Salesforce Analytics
  • Virtual Office Call Quality Reporting & Analytics
  • Virtual Office Analytics Supervisor
  • Inbound Contact Center
  • Outbound Contact Center
  • Contact Center Visual IVR
  • Contact Center Reporting & Analytics

FAQs:

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is most frequently used in tandem with CRM, ERP or HR software.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations available: G-Suite, Microsoft Outlook, Salesforce, NetSuite, Zendesk, Microsoft Dynamics, JobDiva, Office 365.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • This service is mostly used by smaller and middle-sized enterprises.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platforms: Web-based, On-premise, Android, iOS.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • ShoreTel is VoIP and Unified Communication platform.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, ShoreTel offers API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support offered: Online Support, Phone Support, Email Support, Training.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is used as a business VoIP solution.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • It is commonly used in tandem with CRM applications.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • 8x8 is a cloud-based software with Android and iOS native mobile apps.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Salesforce, Zendesk, Netsuite, Skype, Tenfold, Microsoft Outlook, Sugar CRM, Clearlogin, SalesExec, Xplenty, eAgent, ACT! by Sage

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users of this service are medium-sized enterprises.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Yes, it offer API.

FAQs:

    Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • BroadSoft offers REST API.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: Email Support, Phone Support, Training, Knowledge Base.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: G Suite, Salesforce, Microsoft Office, Box, Twitter, Oracle.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used as unified communications as a service (UCaaS) platform.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Web-based, Android, iOS.

  • Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users of BroadSoft are SMEs and large enterprises.

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Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
San Jose
Employees:
1001-5000
Likes:
15k
Followers:
7.66k

Publisher:

Founded:
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Based in:
Gaithersburg
Employees:
1001-5000
Likes:
Followers:

Other:

Who uses ShoreTel
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses 8x8
  • SMEs
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other:

Who uses BroadSoft
  • SMEs
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Web App
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
Languages:
English
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.
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