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8x8 vs IP5280
Compare 8x8 vs IP5280. Find out whether 8x8 or IP5280 is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of 8x8 and IP5280 and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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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...
IP5280 provides customers with comprehensive business VoIP services. From Hosted PBX VoIP to SIP Trunking to Unified Communications, IP5280 has it all. IP528- ensures top quality service and is one of the leading providers of VoIP services in the...
- Website: 8x8.com
- Headquater Country: United States
- Founder Year: 1996
- Headquater Country:
- Founder Year: 2006
- 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
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Recent User Reviews
"Mid-Market" 8x8 customer since 2012 with 34 lines and 10 toll free numbers. I was hired in 2013. From the moment I was hired I was getting complaints about dropped calls, spotty call quality, and issues with the softphones. After cleaning up the network, I came to realize it wasn't us (or our 500Mbps DIA connection) it was 8x8. Constantly have had problems over the past five years. If you need support, expect long hold times (30 minutes +) and to have to start running the gauntlet at the base level of support. If, you can get the person on the other end to understand that you're in a higher tier of support, expect more hold time. It's incredibly frustrating considering hosted PBX/VOIP services are supposed to save you time and make your life easier. I'm constantly having to call 8x8 support due to not being able to call certain numbers. Their softphone app constantly crashes or interferes with other programs like webex, chrome/firefox, VNC, Lync, Skype, Hipchat, etc. and often causes issues with computer sound (running Dell optiplex and XPS in this office) forcing a reboot to restore sound levels. The "meetings" part of the softphone app is a disaster. It's so bad we just ended up using gotomeeting instead. The conference lines kept having a problem where if you called in with an iPhone people could hear you but you couldn't hear anyone else. Billing is absolute nonsense. My company's accounting team and IT got together with 8x8 trying to determine what we were being billed for and no one at 8x8 could actually tell us. it's been 6 weeks and we're still waiting on an answer. This company has been an absolute nightmare to work with. If you decide to be brave and use them, you'll regret it. Here's an image of their softphone desktop app (and the amount of time I've been on hold with their support team for yet another number that can't be dialed. You'd think calling from Austin to Anaheim would be easy, huh?) http://imagehost.phoenix-nest.com/?di=6154948616415
8x8 just gets the job done for us. A good phone system is one you don't have to think about much. It has all the features we need, and works well with our remote team on their smartphones. Haven't experienced any down time or customer service issues either.
IP5280 is the worst telecommunications company I've ever dealt with. Even the BBB agrees with over 19 complaints in 3 years of writing this. We were promised feature after feature then when our order got to provisioning we're told that our features are not supported. This didn't happen once but 3 times so far, each time being reassurred that we'll be fine ... "just sign here" is what we're told. Even our sales guys left the company a week after we signed our contract saying he had a hard time working there so he quit. We get no return phone calls. Support has more tiers than wedding cake with nobody knowing what the other does. This company is a joke. A small business shouldn't have to worry about their telecommunications company. For us our issues are still not resolved and we've been worried and stressed since day once. Even after all of our issues our sales guy tells us today "No problem, just sign here and we'll make it right". We have to order more services. What a joke. Stay away!