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Apptix vs MagicJack Plus
Compare Apptix vs MagicJack Plus. Find out whether Apptix or MagicJack Plus is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of Apptix and MagicJack Plus and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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Apptix was founded in the late 90s as a collaboration between several hosted email companies. Since then, Apptix has expanded to included a variety of unified communications technology and hosted business communications service – including...
magicJack Plus is the newest VoIP system available from magicJack. With magicJack Plus, you don't need to keep your computer on at all times to use your phone, as you did with the older magicJack product. This means you...
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We recently switched from a local provider of Business VOIP to Apptix. The customer support for the change over has been terrific, all US based with very smart techs. As a medium sized business, documentation has been important and Apptix is very well organized with full, clear documentation. Their web portal is also very clear and easy to use.
We operate an active commercial real estate brokerage with 25 agents that require excellent phone service and that is what we got with Apptix. We were a bit reluctant at first switching from the phone company but the economy has forced us to try new things to save money. We received a lot more than we bargained for because we made the switch mainly to save money, but we have found that the features that Apptix offers are outstanding and have increased internal and external communications and productivity. If you want to save money and increase productivity consider Apptix.
I don’t recommend opting for multiple years of service of Magic Jack because if the device should fail within that period, you must replace it with a new device and a new subscription and there is no way to transfer the unused subscription months to the new device and no refund of the unused months. Also, don’t fall for the 911 surcharge that Magic Jack is offering. The Magic Jack plus works just fine when calling 911. I occasionally get a recorded reminder on the Magic Jack VoIP to pay the additional fee to call 911.
I would recommend the Magic Jack Plus to friends and make them aware that it is a very inexpensive phone service. The caller ID thing working from time to time with only the number displayed is a bit annoying. Caller ID names do not appear. This could be the third-party caller ID provider as MJ does not provide this service. There are a lot of comments on the Internet concerning the dysfunctional caller ID so I suspect their product has something to do with the problem. If Magic Jack would just fix the poor sound quality and the caller ID issue this product would be as close to perfect as the POTS phones (Plain Old Telephone Service), a.k.a. landline phones. With the money I save by using Magic Jack Plus I am OK with it.