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 Executive Summary

What? Innovative telephone system
For whom? Office-type operations, small/medium-size companies, educational institutions
Why? To cut down phone costs, get new features, reduce stress and save time
Who's competition? Standard PBXs (Alcatel, Siemens, etc), Skype

Security, stability? Best combination: Java, Linux, MySQL
How much? Starting at US $900
What's in the package? Custom PBX, installation, training, support
Trial? Yes, please contact us
Support? 24/7 world-wide


Questions?

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Comparison

Feature/Service

Uportal Phone

Skype

Alcatel 4400 PBX

Works without phone line

Yes

Yes

No

PBX-to-phone line calls

Yes, (around 1.0 Eurocent/min to North America/Western Europe), no monthly fee, provider can be chosen freely

Yes, (around 2.0 Eurocent/min to North America/Western Europe), monopoly (provider cannot be chosen)

Yes (prices depend on PSTN providers, usually include monthly fee, more expensive nation-wide and much more expensive international.

Providers can be selected with restrictions (only those providing the service in the area)

Phone-to-PBX

Yes, free numbers in USA, UK, Netherlands for every user. Local/800 numbers in almost any country starting at $2/month

Yes, around $10/month per user, numbers limited to 8 countries (Denmark, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Poland, Sweden, UK and US only)

Yes, one local number only. Included in the monthly fee

Cross-platform/cross-device

Yes, Uportal Phone clients can be any standard SIP/IAX devices (either software or hardphones).

Software clients available for free for all popular platforms (Windows, Linux, Mac, Windows Mobile, iOS, Android, etc)

Partially. Software only. Available for Windows, Linux, Pocket PC, Mac)

No (Hardphones only)

Web client available

Yes

No

No

Location-independent

Yes

Yes

No

Free calls between users/branches

Yes

Yes

Partially (on single site only)

Instant Messaging

Yes

Yes

No

Personal voice mail

Yes, free

Yes, around $2 month per user

Depending on configuration

Audio conferencing between users

Yes, easy and free

Yes, easy and free

Depending on configuration, difficult to setup.

Video conferencing

Yes (video-support on the client side required)

Yes

No

Works in corporate (firewalled) networks

Yes

Yes, but could pose danger


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Click-to-call

Yes

Yes

No

Copy-n-paste calling” (paste phone numbers from website, your address book, etc)

Yes

Yes

No

Call forwarding

Yes

No

Yes

Online real-time call statistics and billing by call type (business calls, private calls, Internet calls), by user (accessible for administrators only) as well as general statistical information (number of calls, total duration, etc)

Yes, easy to view and process

Yes, per-user-only

No

Pre-payment

Yes

Yes

No

Post-payment

Yes

No

Yes

One corporate phone bill (no separate bill for every employee)

Yes

No

Yes

Online corporate phone directory with “click-to-call” capability

Yes

No

No

Instant online credit loading for private calls

Yes (Paypal, Credit Card *)

Yes

No

Paying through bank wire transfer

Yes

No

Yes

No Server” version available

Yes

Yes

No

Local installation available

Yes

No

Yes

Server price

Starting at $900 US

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Depending on setup, going into tens of thousands of dollars

Works without special hardware

Yes

Yes

No, hardware quite expensive

Works without separate phone cabling

Yes

Yes

No

Works without hardphones

Yes

Yes

No


 
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