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Software Description:

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.

Software Description:

Knowlarity is a pioneer in automated voice technologies with an inexpensive hosted custom voice solution that organizations use to make personalized calls to lots of their customers in a day.
They offer four products: Superreceptionist, Smartivr, Superconference, and knowlus.
Knowlarity aims to bring cutting edge telephony and voice technologies to as many as possible entrepreneurs with access to telephones.

Software Description:

This service offers PBX features such as multiple extensions; Call control; Outlook, Salesforce, Google Docs, DropBox and Box integration; SMS; video conferencing and web conferencing; fax; auto-receptionist; call logs; and rule-based call routing and answering.
It is flexible, cloud-based VoIP PBX service packed with advanced features, and gives its users a fully featured phone system that integrates with several business applications (Gmail, Outlook, Salesforce, Zendesk, Desk.com) so they can make calls without leaving the program.

Features:

  • Click-to-Dial
  • Scheduling
  • Notifications
  • External Integrations
  • Contact Management
  • Chat
  • Contact Sharing

Features:

  • Call Disposition
  • Call Tracking
  • Softphone
  • Analytics
  • API
  • CRM Integration

Features:

  • Call Tracking
  • Call Disposition
  • Softphone
  • File Transfer
  • Video
  • Video Courses
  • Chat

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:

  • Call Recording: This allows monitoring the quality of user's customer support or analyzing calls from customers and prospects.

  • Multi-Agent Access: Divides responsibility and allows executives to access their call logs even when you’re not available.

  • Notifications: Users can choose to get email alerts for calls that couldn’t be answered or even for new voicemails.

  • Outbound Calling: Every call made through toll-free number is recorded and synced with user's CRM.

  • SuperConference: It allows users to share their phone number and conference PIN with up to 9 other participants and create a secure conference call room.

  • Click-to-Call: Integrates the Click-to-Call button in user's email and ad campaigns to measure ROI.

Summary:

  • Available phone numbers: Freephone numbers; Local numbers; Non-geo numbers; International numbers.

  • Cloud PBX: Hosted PBX service; Auto-Receptionist; Multi-level IVR;User templates; Music on hold; Extensions; Dial-by-Name Directory; Call Monitoring.

  • Phone service and devices: VoIP service; Caller ID control; RingOut®; RingMe®; Desk phones; Conference phones; Analogue adapters; Desktop app.

  • Call management: Answering rules; Call Forwarding; Automatic Call Recording; Presence; Call Flip; Call Park.

  • Voicemail and greetings: Voicemail; Voicemail-to-email; Visual voicemail; Greetings.

  • RingCentral Messaging: Unlimited texts; Mobile devices.

Skype-to-Skype

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

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Free: for 1 user
    Basic: $14.20/month for 2 users
    Advanced: $26/month for 4 users
    Premium: $52.90/month for 6 users
    Enterprise: Pricing on request.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Entry: £9.99 month/user.
    Standard: £16.99 month/user.
    Premium: £24.99 month/user.
    Enterprise: £34.99 month/user.
    All options have 30 day free trial.

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:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Knowlarity loves working with enterprises and startups in emerging markets.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is generally used for a cloud telephony.

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

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Knowlarity has an ability to integrate seamlessly with CRM applications, such as: FreshDesk, Salesforce, ZOHO, and Zendesk.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Their API is based on REST principles, so it’s very easy to write and test applications.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • It allows Multi-Agent Access.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer: blog, knowledge base, phone support, and email support.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • RingCentral is a feature rich VoIP phone system for medium-sized businesses.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • RingCentral is generally used as a cloud-based business phone system.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • It works on: Android, iPhone-iPad, Mac, Windows, Web-based, Windows Phone, Mobile Web App

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • Integrations: Cloud storage integration, Microsoft Outlook, Salesforce, Zendesk, Desk.com, Google, Oracle Sales Cloud.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • RingCentral has an API.

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

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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
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