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UniVoip vs Cyclix Networks
Compare UniVoip vs Cyclix Networks. Find out whether UniVoip or Cyclix Networks is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of UniVoip and Cyclix Networks and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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UniVoIP is a Los Angeles-based premier business Voice Over Internet Protocol and hosted PBX provider offering high-speed internet connectivity and any-distance phone service in one seamless self-serve solution. UniVoIP brings the best in business...
The 21st century has no shortage of new technologies saturating the market. Even with all the innovation that’s occurred within the past few decades and fierce competition, Cyclix Networks emerged as a leading telecommunications firm that...
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- Founder Year: 2005
- Website: Cyclix Networks
- Headquater Country: USA
- Founder Year: 2005
- Business-Connect - $17.95
- Enterprise Plan - $0.02
- SIP Trunk Plan - $24.00
Users Average Rating
Recent User Reviews
Excellent customer service. We received services that was promised. Active since 05/10/2017 Port in our numbers was done with no pressure on our business activities. Voice mail boxes was setup same day as well as caller ID and all other features which were promised. They are very creative and very well aware and trained of functionality of their services and software which it makes them very different than large service providers. They are very active to solve any outstanding issues that may need attentions. Cut our bill to half and gained new features to better conduct our business. Great team of professionals to know and work with.
The person in charge of customer support (Kenneth) is profoundly rude to customers. Overall, UniVoIP does exactly what many other hosted VoIP providers do, except UniVoIP isn't exactly cheap, and their support is pretty terrible. They rarely, if ever, follow up on hardware issues or even basic glitches. Their answer, more often than not, is to "reset the phone" and basically move on - which is not an actual solution, just a small band-aid to a bigger problem.
This review comes from a global operation with over 1000 employees and over 60 locations in the USA and Canada. We used Cyclix redundant SIP Trunk product which simplified our VoIP Enterprise Solution. We've managed VoIP phone systems since the early 2000's when they were first being introduced. We slowly transitioned from PRI/T1 technology to SIP with Cyclix over the years with a near flawless transition. Voice quality never suffered. As always with any transition we did have some hurdles or incompatibilities but the Cyclix support engineering staff helped resolve and even provide guidance to our integrator. I would highly recommend Cyclix to any Small to Medium sized business looking for SIP Trunk Solutions or Hosted solutions.
I've been involved in every step of the process of replacing a myriad of phone systems that we maintain between about 18 sites. We wanted a unified solution for all our locations regardless of state lines and network capabilities. Cyclix has taken care of that in spades. We're operating multiple voip lines on 1mbps pipes over VPN tunnels and the quality of the audio is still there! Our old phone bill has already gone down enough to cover 2/3rds of what we pay for our new service and there are still multiple lines to cut over from the old vendor that would more than cover the cost of monthly operations. Support is readily available and dedicated to making sure problems get solved while you're on the phone, not during a callback when it gets escalated to a higher level technician. All tiers of support are pleasant and knowledgeable at their level of proficiency. I'm not quite sure the feature set would be capable enough for an enterprise grade operation but you'd probably be running your own in house system at that point anyway. For an SMB company, everything you'd need is available and running out of the gate. The only issues I have at the moment are with phone quality and training. The Polycoms we've received seem to have a higher than normal failure rate but we've received replacement devices promptly and they come preconfigured. Your mileage may vary, but it might be worth considering using a Cisco phone system to get a more stable desk set. The training program was recently designed and could use some work. I think once they get the kinks worked out, there could be a lot of benefit there, but it's not quite up to snuff yet. It's also worth noting that we haven't had a single service outage during our time with them. Overall I'm very pleased with our service and would definitely chose them again for our phone system.