Compare 3CX vs. Digium Asterisk

3CX is ranked 1st in Unified Communications with 7 reviews while Digium Asterisk which is ranked 2nd in Unified Communications with 1 review. 3CX is rated 7.6, while Digium Asterisk is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of 3CX writes "Remote Extension Functionality, CRM Integration, And Call Reports Help Business Management". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Digium Asterisk writes "Call recording, call logging, and the stability are pivotal features for our clients". 3CX is most compared with Digium Asterisk, Cisco VoIP PBX and Fortinet FortiVoice, whereas Digium Asterisk is most compared with Kamailio SIP Server, 3CX and Cisco Unified Communications.
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Pros
Mobility features and remote extensions work well.It is SIP compliant to multiple SIP phone vendors, though it is not locked into a proprietary vendor.Easy management console access through web browsers with a good interface to Outlook and multiple CRM systems.This solution gives our customers mobility. They can use their phone system everywhere. The other key feature is the security.

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The most valuable features are call recording, call logging, and the stability.

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Cons
The support team can appear to be condescending.It needs the option for the CS rep to stop recording when a credit card number is recited by the customer.It could be better in terms of providing more options for call recording.

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CTI, computer telephony integration, is a necessary component. It must be a part of the basic code. Currently, we need to use external connectors for call centers.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Switching from POTS or PRI to SIP Trunk save the customer real costs. ROI is seen in less than a year.

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If the client requires an economical solution with many features, we can offer them Digium Asterisk, where there is no licensing. It is a good, economical solution.

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6,398
Reviews
12
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8.3
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12,254
Comparisons
5,906
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
552
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Overview

3CX IP PBX is a software-based phone system that works with SIP standard based IP Phones, SIP trunks and VoIP Gateways to provide a full PBX solution without the inflated cost and management headaches of a proprietary PBX.

Not just a phone system, 3CX is a full, Unified Communications solution which includes softphone and smartphone clients for Windows, Mac, Android & iOS, a web client, integrated WebRTC-based video conferencing, corporate chat, call center features, and more. You can even integrate it with your favourite CRM application.

With its modern interface and intuitive web management console, 3CX is a "zero admin" PBX, which reduces general admin tasks to almost nothing. With its easy to use management console, softphone clients, and advanced security measures, 3CX is on of the easiest to manage and most secure PBXs on the market.

Open source PBX system providing a complete telecommunications platform.
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Sample Customers
Wilson Sporting Goods, Pepsi, Schlumberger, American Express, Boeing, StarTribune, McDonalds, Drayton Manor Theme Park, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hugo Boss, Clearswift, The University of North Carolina, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, The Ohio State University, Zehnder, Turkish Airlines, Harley Davidson, Mitsubishi, Ramada Plaza, Carlsberg, RE/MAX.Yahoo, Penn Univeristy of Pennsylvania, US Army, Google, eBay
Top Industries
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Comms Service Provider57%
Media Company7%
Manufacturing Company7%
Integrator7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Construction Company37%
Security Firm11%
Newspaper9%
Comms Service Provider8%
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