3CX phone system is available as an on-premise solution (with server located in your offices) or hosted in the cloud.
As well as the Free PBX edition, which has limited functionality, 3CX phone system is available in three commercial editions Standard , Pro or Enterprise, depending on whether you need an additional license key for backup and certain advanced call centre features. Licensing is based on the number of simultaneous calls you make.
What you get when buying 3CX
Therefore, you’ll need additional hardware such as a server (either physical or virtualised) phones and any other associated hardware, phone lines and connectivity – dependent on your choice of underlying infrastructure.
A quick guide to 3CX options
- 3CX is available as a free edition called PBX Edition which has limited functionally. It is also available in three commercial editions – 3CX Standard, 3CX Pro and 3CX Enterprise each with differing feature sets. You can upgrade by purchasing more simultaneous calls or upgrade editions eg PBX Free to Standard or Pro or 3CX Standard to Pro or Pro to Enterprise.
- 3CX WebMeeting provides video conferencing and is integrated free of charge for up to 5 participants with PBX Free Edition, 10 for 3CX Standard and 25 for 3CX Pro / Enterprise Editions. This can be upgraded for up to 100 participants.
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