Compare 3CX vs. Lync Server

3CX is ranked 1st in IP PBX with 4 reviews while Lync Server is ranked 2nd in IP PBX with 1 review. 3CX is rated 8.0, while Lync Server is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of 3CX writes "Painless solution which has helped us reduce our email marketing expense". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Lync Server writes "How Much do I Have to Spend to Bring Microsoft Lync to My Company?". 3CX is most compared with Digium Asterisk, Cisco VoIP PBX and Yeastar K2, whereas Lync Server is most compared with Cisco Jabber, 3CX and Alcatel-Lucent OpenTouch.
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1st
out of 10 in IP PBX
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9,357
Comparisons
6,384
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
297
Avg. Rating
8.0
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out of 10 in IP PBX
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2,139
Comparisons
1,375
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
1,386
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Overview

3CX is a software unified communications solution available on-premise for Windows and Linux; virtualized with VMware, Hyper V and KVM; or in the Cloud with Google, Amazon, Azure and more. 3CX 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.

3CX offers a full, suite of UC features including softphone and smartphone clients for Windows, Mac, Android & iOS, a web client, integrated WebRTC-based video conferencing, chat, call center features, website Live Chat & Talk and more. You can even integrate it with your favorite 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 one of the easiest to manage and most secure PBXs on the market.

Lync Serve is a powerful communications platform that connects people from all over the world to one another using its current operating systems, delivering one of the most consistent and streamlined services out there. Users can connect through a range of devices including tablets, laptops, and iPhones, and regardless of which one is being used at the time, users will receive the same, familiar experience consistently.

Lync Server features include instant messaging, video messaging, audio meetings, and more. Technical stats include the ability to connect various operating systems under one meeting roof through an HTML5-basedbrowser, unified platform for all services for easier deployment and better support, as well as many other added advantages over a multi-app option.

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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. EmpireCLS Worldwide Chauffeured Services,LA Fitness, MedcoEnergi International, Tampa General Hospital, and HopewellHoldings Limited.
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Comms Service Provider57%
Security Firm7%
Media Company7%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Comms Service Provider23%
Software R&D Company17%
Media Company13%
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