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8x8 vs iTEL Connect
Compare 8x8 vs iTEL Connect. Find out whether 8x8 or iTEL Connect is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of 8x8 and iTEL Connect 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...
iTel Connect is a business VoIP and telecommunications service provider that designs and develops phone solutions for businesses of all sizes. iTel Connect is part of 8x8, a leader in the VoIP telecommunications industry. iTel Connect is a one-...
- 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
We've been trying to get 8x8 to fix a chronic problem with our recorded calls getting randomly lost or corrupted. We call and email them daily and get little to no response. The typical response is "that department is very busy with other problems, we'll get to yours when we get to it." They say that the problem gets escalated to a higher tier but we still haven't gotten a response and it's been over a week now. I've called our rep Aldrich and he says that he's done all that he can and I've talked to Donovan who is apparently the head of the tech department and he is the one that told me that they'll get to our calls when they get to them. Very unresponsive when it comes to resolving issues.
After 12 months of frustration, we have moved away from 8X8. The issue was never the suite of features. It was customer service for a persistent problem. The basic requirement for a telephone system is that it allows me to make and receive calls. For 12 months, we were unable to receive call from many local people. I was told that it was not the fault of 8X8 and to contact our old provider, Verizon. Verizon said they had ported the number and that was all they could do. We have switched to 3CX. Within 2 days, the local contact was able to trace and resolve the problem. Anyone can now call. My experience shows that 8X8 is not willing to help solve a serious problem. I should also add that they offered no compensation for this issue. I cannot recommend 8x8.
I am happy i only signed a 1 year agreement with them. The core features work just fine, except for forwarding calls...and tech support can't help us with this...won't work. Customer service takes a long time to respond. I am counting the days to switch and came to this site to look for other options...
I am a customer and now a partner with iTEL Connect. After having used, sold and represented several hosted and premise based VOIP systems, I have seen a lot of pitfalls and lack luster services that exist out there. iTEL has a product set that is perfect for the small business. They host my voice, e-mail, and fax, which synchs with my Outlook and my Treo. It has been extremely dependable. Both my company and my customers are extremely satisfied with this product set. So far all of my customers have never had an issue, and several have chosen the product set with the service level agreement. I would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for a dependable solution that will benefit their company.