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VYLmedia vs Cyclix Networks
Compare VYLmedia vs Cyclix Networks. Find out whether VYLmedia or Cyclix Networks is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of VYLmedia and Cyclix Networks and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
User Ratings & Reviews
- 21 Reviews
- 2 Reviews
VYLmedia strives to provide the highest quality residential VoIP phone service with the best possible features and services at the best possible price. VYLmedia offers its customes products such as VoIP adapters, local phone numbers, and a...
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: 2006
- 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
Been with these guys over 2 years now. was a hassle getting signed up, for porting my number, but did it because of the price. Had issues over the years, all of a sudden, phone will not connect. Dial out, wait 40-60 seconds, and if lucky, would connect, but most times would not. Their last 'solution' to this was to press # when finished dialing the numbers. Several times (including today) dial an 800# (800, 888, 866, whatever), and get a fast busy signal. Dial same number from cell, works fine. Called in to their number, told them the problem, they transfer me to tech support. wait, wait, wait... get a person, give them my number THREE Times, then they say - oh, we are not authorized to help on your account, you need to call customer service. UGH!!!!! So, I call back, and these people never identify themselves, tell him the problem, and the gyuy answering the phone basically is a go-between to tech support, because they are all 'busy'... but none of them are working on the issue causing me grief, as I try to call into a WORK meeting via 800#..... Then he wasnt me to leave a message, and a call-back number. Well, if I cannot dial 800# out, how do I even know if incoming calls are working?? This is one in a long line of problems I';ve had with these guys, but switching and keeping my number is such a hassle, I put up with their crap, because of the low rate. After today? NO MORE!!! Moving on to a more reliable company. Oh, and after all the issues I've had with them, and communicated, you would THINK they would at least have offered me a discount on my service? WRONG. They did however DOUBLE CHARGE me one month... requiring me to call in and fight with them to get my billing straight.
I've had Vylmedia's service in my home for a while and have been very pleased. I just got rid of my office phone system and converted to their service where they host the phone system for you. There were a few configuration changes they had to make but everything went much smoother than I expected. I'll post again in a few months to update how its going. So far, I'm very happy with the decision.
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.