8x8 vs Host Gator

Compare 8x8 vs Host Gator. Find out whether 8x8 or Host Gator is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of 8x8 and Host Gator and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.

User Ratings & Reviews

  • 37 Reviews
  • 3 Reviews
3.85
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Overview:

8x8 is a trusted provider of award-winning cloud communications systems for business of all sizes. Having earned over 125 patents and counting, 8x8 is dedicated to developing innovative solutions that help businesses work simply and perform...

Host Gator is one of the bigger web hosting companies, hosting more than 2,500,000 domains. They offer a wide range of products and services that include, among others, shared web hosting, dedicated servers, VPS hosting and reseller hosting....

Provider Info

  • Website: 8x8.com
  • Headquater Country: United States
  • Founder Year: 1996

Plans Available*

  • 8x8 Call Center Software - N/A
  • 8x8 Global Extension - $79.99
  • 8x8 Metered Extensions - $24.99
  • 8x8 SIP Trunking - N/A
  • 8x8 Unlimited Extension - $39.99
  • Virtual Office - $19.99
  • Virtual Office Pro - $49.99
  • N/A

Users Average Rating

Recent User Reviews

We've had great success with 8x8. Uptime is great, haven't needed customer support, and their mobile app is also nice for receiving calls when on the road right to your smartphone. Highly recommend 8x8.

barneybski July 6th, 2018

From customer support to intervening sales rep to billing support from the products and services themselves, we have received the WORST service from your company. Best part? No one seems to care. The app doesn't work well at all, and definitely doesn't flow with the VOD app. We had status update issues for over a year. The "New Experience" is worse than the classic app. Assigning a severity level to your support cases doesn't make any difference with how quickly a support rep gets in touch with you, so a "system failure" is treated the same as a "minimum business impact." Support is a classic case of the left hand not knowing what the right hand is doing. We're getting rid of them as soon as we feasibly can, and I would never recommend them to anyone ever.

kellylittle February 14th, 2018

I have had the best experience with Host Gator, particularly with their customer service... 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and I have never waited more than two minutes for a live operator. I currently have a Reseller Account and a VPS Account, and both are fabulous. Host Gator's live chat is brilliant;  Kudos to you Host Gator!!!!  I plan on hosting with you exclusively.  GREAT STUFF!!!

solandoa May 11th, 2010

I previously had my site with a very large hosting firm (whose name I will not reveal) and had very negative experiences with them.  System outages, slow response to technical problems, slow server speed etc.  I finally had it and began searching for a new company to transfer to.  I was extremely nervous and could not afford to lose any more business but I finally found Host Gator and was very impressed with what I saw.  The move went super smooth for me and the team at Gost Gators went above and beyond in helping me transfer my site over to their servers.  On top of that, the speed is much better than with my old host.  I needed a special request- hosting a logo securely for my PayPal checkout... this was no problem for Host Gator.  I want to say a big thank you to Jesse and everyone at the Host Gator team.  They have been incredibly helpful and have gone above and beyone the call of duty in helping me transfer my domain over to Host Gator. Needless to say, I think the entire team at Host Gator is phenomenal when it comes to customer service.  I would highly recommend anyone considering hosting to go with them. 

Sarhajoran May 3rd, 2010
*Plan pricing displayed here has been sourced directly from the provider's website or via the provider's sales team. Pricing is subject to change without notice. Check provider's website for most current pricing.Plan pricing may differ based on the country for which you are requesting service.

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