RingCentral Phone Vs jive communications (Aug 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 24, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - RingCentral Phone or jive communications?

RingCentral Phone is more expensive to implement (TCO) than jive communications, jive communications is rated with the same score (93/100) as RingCentral Phone (93/100). RingCentral Phone offers more features (15) to their users than jive communications (3).

Looking for the right VoIP solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How RingCentral compares with JIVE?

RingCentral: RingCentral provides cloud computing based phone systems, designed to help small businesses manage mobile, fax, and email communications.

JIVE: Jive is the pioneer and world’s leading provider of social business solutions. Our products apply powerful technology that helps people connect, communicate and collaborate to get more work done and solve their biggest business challenges.

Who's more expensive? RingCentral Phone or jive communications?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of VoIP software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for RingCentral Phone and jive communications.

RingCentral Phone price starts at $19.99 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 RingCentral Phone is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of VoIP software. jive communications price starts at $30 per user/month , when comparing jive communications to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average VoIP software cost.

Bottom line: RingCentral Phone is more expensive than jive communications.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared RingCentral Phone Vs. jive communications based on some of the most important and required VoIP features. RingCentral Phone: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: 3-Way Calling, Call Blocking, Call Forwarding, Call Hunt, Call Return (*69), Call Transfer, Call Waiting, Caller ID. jive communications: Customer Service, Sales Automation, Social Media.

Target customer size

RingCentral Professional is specifically designed to help individuals who are always on-the-go. Jive Software develops solutions which combine social networking and media into an integrated platform in a business environment.

RingCentral Phone

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $19.99 per user/month

RingCentral Professional is a cloud-based phone & call management system designed to serve businesses on the go. The platform helps the users to get directory listings, local business phone numbers that are tol...

Categories: Internet Fax, VoIP, Conference Calling, Auto Attendant.

jive communications

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $30 per user/month

Jive Software is a pioneer in providing social enterprise software. It provides cloud based solutions which focus on increasing productivity through collaboration platforms that cover employees, customers and v...

Categories: Communications, Cloud PBX, PBX Phone Systems, VoIP.

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RingCentral Phone: 15 Features

3-Way Calling
Call Blocking
Call Forwarding
Call Hunt
Call Return (*69)
Call Transfer
Call Waiting
Caller ID
Caller ID with Name
Repeat Dialing
Simultaneous Rings
Speed-Dial
Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

jive communications: 3 Features

Customer Service
Sales Automation
Social Media
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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RingCentral
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$19.99 per user/month
Functionality
34
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jive
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$30 per user/month
Functionality
7
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SolarWinds
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$800 per user/year
Functionality
38
Nextiva
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$19.95 per user/month
Functionality
27
ShoreTel
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$19.99 per user/month
Functionality
6
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.