Compare Skype vs 8x8

You May Also Like

Featured products that are similar to the ones you selected below.

Skype

 3540 ratings VoIP

8x8

 530 ratings VoIP
View Listing View Listing

Crozscore

80%
what is this?
interest falling

Crozscore

85%
what is this?
no significant changes
Skype screenshot view 5 more 8x8 screenshot view 4 more

About Skype

Skype is one of the most used VoIP tools in the world. Now it is included with Office 365 package, along with 60 minutes a month to call more than 60 destinations worldwide. Skype offers instant messages, group video conferencing, video chat, group chat, file sharing, screen sharing. It is also possible to call landlines and mobile phones at low prices.

There is also Skype for business, the solution that empowers business teams and individuals to communicate and cooperate, with cloud-based and on-premise deployment possibility. Video conferencing has the capacity of 250 participants in one single connection. Thie list of features now joins AI chatbot capability.

As for mobile devices, Skype is available for Android, iOS, and Windows phone users. The pricing is very flexible. Skype-to-Skype calls are free, while landline and mobile calls are paid. Rates are minimal, it can be paid for the minutes, or subscription-based for international calls for a specific region.

About 8x8

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.

Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • API
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • CRM Integration
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Transfer
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Video
  • SMS
  • Call Recording
  • Call Tracking
  • Call Disposition
  • Softphone
  • Click-to-Dial
  • Report & Compliance
  • Hardware Integration
  • Mobile App
  • Automatic Call Distribution
  • Auto Dialer
  • Call Logging
  • Call Monitoring
  • Call Scripting
  • Interactive Voice Response
  • Audio Recording

Features

  • 2-Factor Authentication
  • API
  • Chat
  • Contact Management
  • Contact Sharing
  • CRM Integration
  • Dashboard
  • Data Export
  • Data Import
  • Data Visualization
  • External Integrations
  • File Transfer
  • Multi-User
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Video
  • SMS
  • Call Recording
  • Call Tracking
  • Call Disposition
  • Softphone
  • Click-to-Dial
  • Report & Compliance
  • Hardware Integration
  • Mobile App
  • Automatic Call Distribution
  • Auto Dialer
  • Call Logging
  • Call Monitoring
  • Call Scripting
  • Interactive Voice Response
  • Audio Recording

Summary

  • 1:1 Video Calls

  • Voice Calls

  • Calls to Mobiles and Landlines

  • Group Video Calls & Conferencing

  • Instant Messaging

  • SMS

  • Voice Messages

  • File Sharing & Transfer

  • Screen Sharing

  • Contact Sharing

Summary

  • Phone Number & Virtual Extension

  • Unlimited Internet Fax

  • Media Storage

  • Virtual Office Analytics Essentials

  • Business SMS

  • Instant Messaging & Presence

  • Voicemail

Pricing

Skype-to-Skype

Free
Included in plan:
  • Voice Calls
  • Video Calls
  • Conferencing
  • File Sharing
  • Screen Sharing
  • Messaging

Pricing

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

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Users of Skype are individuals and businesses, regardless of industry or size.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Deployment: Windows, Linux, MacOS, Android, iPhone/iPad, Windows Mobile, Xbox, Web-based.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • Skype is used as a telecommunications software.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • No, it doesn't.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • No, it doesn't.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Support: FAQs, Community, Online Support, Phone Support, Virtual Agent.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: MS Word, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Lync, WorkXpress, Agile CRM, Lucid Meetings, Wimi, Mendix, Grasshopper, SalesExec, Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, OnePage CRM, Moxie Concierge, Cayzu, Helpdesk, Interactive Intelligence CaaS, Bitium, BigContacts, 8×8 Virtual Contact Center, 1CRM, Slack, GroupWise, Yugma.

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.

Vendor Information

Founded:
-
Based in:
-
Employees:
-
Likes:
Followers:

Vendor Information

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

Other

Who uses Skype
  • Personal
  • Freelance
  • Startups
  • SMEs
  • Agencies
  • Enterprises
Desktop Platforms:
  • Windows
  • Macintosh
Mobile Platforms:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • WinPhone
Languages:
English, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, Spanish, Finnish, Estonian, French, Japanese, Chinese, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Regional Restrictions:
No restrictions.

Other

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

Add Software Products to Compare

Viber

 40 ratings
VoIP

GoToConnect

 4 ratings
VoIP

Grasshopper

 85 ratings
VoIP

Nextiva

 874 ratings
VoIP

Aircall

 22 ratings
VoIP

Knowlarity

 2 ratings
VoIP

Dialpad

 447 ratings
VoIP

3CX

 88 ratings
VoIP

Zencastr

 0 ratings
VoIP

Ooma

 1137 ratings
VoIP

AVOXI Core

 0 ratings
VoIP

MightyCall

 13 ratings
VoIP

Hosted PBX

 0 ratings
VoIP

RingCentral

 275 ratings
VoIP
Crozdesk Logo

Help is just a few clicks away...

Back to top