What are the best Cloud PBX services?

asked by Shakil Aziz
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11 solutions
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    #1Ring Central Office

    Ring Central Office
    RingCentral is a publicly traded provider of cloud-based phone systems for businesses.
    Websites

    $24.99- Standard. Varies by plan.

    Edward Wade
    Written on January 4, 2018
    "RingCentral Office is a cloud service for phone services. You can pay for a plan of your choice and receive a set amount of minutes and features per month. It offers relatively affordable plans and is worth checking out."
  2. 11

    #2Nextiva Office Pro

    Nextiva Office Pro
    Nextiva is the leading cloud-based unified communications service that enables your business to succeed.
    Websites

    $19.95- per month. Varies by plan.

    Anna Rodriguez
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "Nextiva is a good cloud PBX service. Not sure you can call it one of the best as it can be cost prohibitive and other services with similar features are more competitive on that end, but it's a good service."
  3. 10

    #3Vonage Business

    Vonage Business
    Leading provider of cloud communications services for consumers and businesses.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $24.99- per month

    Randy Murphy
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "This is very good, and should be exactly what you are looking for."
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    #4MiCloud Office

    MiCloud Office
    More than just a phone system, MiCloud Office has the power to transform your business. Born in the cloud and designed for today's mobile workforce, it delivers a clear business impact that elevates the conversation with colleagues and customers.
    Websites

    $19.99- per month. Essential Plan. Varies by plan

    Catherine Smith
    Written on December 29, 2017
    "I'd like a fancy phone system for my business, but I don't want to spend a lot of money. MiCloud can serve as my phone system and keep up with me as I'm out in the field. Definitely a big help."
  2. 9

    #58x8 - Virtual Office Desktop

    8x8 - Virtual Office Desktop
    Virtual Office Desktop is a comprehensive unified communications application that integrates a business softphone with visual voicemail, corporate directory, instant messaging, presence, video calling, fax, call recording, web conferencing, and social media.
    Software

    Windows, Mac

    $39.99- per month. Activation $39.99. Varies by plan

    Steven Gardner
    Written on January 4, 2018
    "The solution is a cloud based option that provides multiple communications solutions all within a single app, including PBX services so this would certainly meed the requirement, although it does far more than the topic would suggest"
  3. 6

    #6Vonage Mobile

    Vonage Mobile

    Vonage Mobile is a free app for iOS and Android that offers free calls, text messages and videos between users of the app, up to fifty of them. It also offers international calls at a low rate.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Kenneth Harris
    Written on December 30, 2017
    "I was getting tired of whatsapp and skype and wanted to see if there was a better option to communicate with my friends that are long distance. I came on here and did a search for cloud pbx services and I was told to try Vonage Mobile. I'm still getting the hang of it, but I really think that this is a great new option for me. "
  4. 6

    #7Skype for Business

    Skype for Business
    Skype for Business, formerly Lync 2013, extends the power of Lync and Skype to your favorite mobile device: voice & video over wireless, rich presence, instant messaging, conferencing, and calling features from a single, easy-to-use interface.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Ethan Howell
    Written on January 8, 2018
    "I think at this point Skype basically speaks for itself. It is nice that was once the business oriented version of Skype for mobile devices. The issue is this thing crashes easier than a wolf wearing ice skates. Crashing all the time. Why can't those wolves ice skate?"
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    #8Phone.com

    Phone.com
    Your business phone service in the cloud. With over 40 features and plenty of options.
    Websites

    $9.95- per month. Varies by plan. With 30-Day Free Trial.

    Samantha Sanders
    Written on December 31, 2017
    "Phone.com is a great business service with price tiers and features that work for small business. You can get a new virtual number or a toll free number and build your phone system to customize your business."
  6. 4

    #9ooVoo

    ooVoo
    ooVoo provides free, high-quality video chat, messaging, and voice calls so you can stay connected with the people who matter most. Share and make memories with friends and family around the world, anytime, on any device.
    Apps

    Android, Windows, iOS

    Free

    Michelle Mitchell
    Written on December 31, 2017
    "There are many options these days for video chat and ooVoo is one of my favorites that I've tried. Call and video quality is nearly always high and clear, and I really appreciate the ability to use free group messaging for quick conversations. Unlike other video chat apps, it also has a built in community so not only can I communicate with friends and family, I can also browse cool and interesting content that people are uploading from around the world. It's an overall experience that feel really neat and futuristic to be a part of."
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    #10VoIPstudio

    VoIPstudio
    VoIPstudio is a cloud-based business phone system created especially for organizations that require professional communication features.
    Websites

    $3.99- per month. Varies by plan, with 30-Day Free Trial.

    Lawrence Schneider
    Written on December 29, 2017
    "I needed the features that are offered here. It looks professional and I feel confident that I look really good with my communications."
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    #11Google Hangouts

    Google Hangouts

    Google Hangouts comes with every Android app, is also available on iOS and can also be used on a PC or laptop. It has messaging features as well as group conference calls, online chat gaming, and VoIP calls to landlines. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS, Chrome

    Free

    Jerry Cole
    Written on January 9, 2018
    "I think Google Hangouts is the best PBX services available on the cloud. I use Google Hangouts all the time. I would check them out for all the PBX services you need!"

Summary

Best What are the best Cloud PBX services
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Ring Central OfficeWebsites 12 Paid
2Nextiva Office ProWebsites 11 Paid
3Vonage BusinessSoftware 10 Paid
4MiCloud OfficeWebsites 10 Paid
58x8 - Virtual Office DesktopSoftware 9 Paid
6Vonage MobileApps 6 Free
7Skype for BusinessApps 6 Free
8Phone.comWebsites 4 Paid
9ooVoo Apps 4 Free
10VoIPstudioWebsites 2 Paid
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