Windstream Review

ITQlick score for Windstream: 84/100

Windstream Review - Aug 2020

ITQlick rating
(3.7/5)

Starting from $35 per month

Windstream software is a cloud-based business communication system that offers phone service, the broadband Internet as well as Digital TV packages for businesses of various sizes.

  • ITQlick score: 84/100

    Main category: VoIP

    Sub categories :

    • Communications
    • Video Conferencing
    • VoIP

    Typical customer size: Small business, Medium business

Shlomi Lavi / updated: Aug 12, 2020

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What is Windstream Used For?

Windstream software is a cloud-based business communication system that offers phone service, the broadband Internet as well as Digital TV packages for businesses of various sizes. The software solution provides communication solutions to residential customers, small, large and medium businesses as well as government agencies.

Windstream software is a product of Windstream Company. Some core features of Windstream software include Audio / Video Conferencing, Call Recording, Chat / Messaging, and Fax Management among others. Windstream software solution supports Windows, Mac, and Web browser (OS agnostic) operating systems.

The platform provides various voice services with its integrated VoIP and enables organizations to create an up-to-date hosted VoIP through an IP PBX (Private Branch Exchange) system.

Average Rating -

The rating of Windstream is 3.7 stars out of 5. The rating is based on ITQlick expert review.

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business.

Competitors & Alternatives

The two main competitors of Windstream software include Business VoiceEdge and Grasshopper. Business VoiceEdge software is cloud-based phone system that links SIP trunking to hosted PBX applications, but in comparison, Windstream software is a cloud-based business communication system that offers phone service, Digital TV packages and broadband Internet for businesses of various sizes. Business VoiceEdge is a product of Comcast Business whereas Windstream is a product by Windstream Company.

Business VoiceEdge features are Automated Attendant, PRI Trunking and Direct Inward Dial – DID among others while the features of Windstream are Audio/video conferencing, Call recording, Chat/messaging and more. Grasshopper software is a cloud-based VoIP Software designed to meet the communication needs of self-employed individuals and small businesses while Windstream software is a cloud-based business communication system that serves the needs of businesses of all sizes.

LogMeIn Company built grasshopper whereas Windstream software is a product of Windstream Company. Grasshopper features include Fax support, Conference calling, and International calls but in comparison, the features of Windstream software include video/audio conferencing, messaging, call recording and more.

Windstream Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $35 per month. The experts at ITQlick has reviewed Windstream pricing and gave the software a total cost of ownership (TCO) rating of 4.2 out of 10. Custom price cost for your business is available upon request.

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Is it the right software for you?

Windstream software solution is designed to serve the business communication needs of large enterprises, small business and medium business.

Windstream software solution is suitable for companies in multiple industries like Healthcare, Retail, K-12 Education, Higher Education, Hospitality, Banking, Federal Government, State & Local Government, Content & Media and more. Any business can use this software since it offers wholesale services and retail services.

Windstream Categories

Communications
Video Conferencing
VoIP

Specifications

Company:
Address: USA
Website:https://www.windstream.com/siteselector
Customers: Small business, Medium business
Business Area: Cross Business Areas
Platforms: Desktop, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

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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.