ShoreTel Premises IP PBX Competitors and Alternatives

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3CX
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President at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 17 2017

What is most valuable?

It is a breeze to setup and administer. Being hardware agnostic gave us the flexibility our customers needed. It also provided us with the option to offer Hosted PBX functionality.

What needs improvement?

I have a few things on my wish list however you have to keep in mind they are all advanced features. The biggest one is the Hosted version. The current solution requires different ports for each instance and is not allowing for SIP trunk sharing between them. This is an area of the PBX that is very important to us who use it to provide hosted VoIP. Another area... more»
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Microsoft
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Senior Consultant at Unify Square
Feb 27 2018

What do you think of Lync Server?

Disclaimer: the new version of Lync Server 2013, Skype for Business (SfB) Server 2015, has been released a few weeks ago. Licensing model is the same you had for Lync Server, with companies paying only Front End servers (i.e. the ones hosting user accounts and the core services for your infrastructure).  SfB contains some new features, including support for Back End availability based on AlwaysOn groups. I will write a dedicated post asap.      The costs related to Microsoft Lync are something that I have talked about more than once but this is the first time I try to summarize information in a single document. I will limit my reflections to on-premises organizations, because as I am writing, Lync Online has no serious support for Enterprise Voice (i.e. VOIP) and this...

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