eVoice is a virtual phone system designed for small and medium sized businesses where the company can manage all the incoming calls over the internet. Using new phone numbers or existing ones, eVoice enable to use several features like call routing, voicemails, auto receptionist, conferencing, record greetings, etc.
Below are 10 alternative to eVoice.
1. Google Voice works with mobile phones, desk phones, work phones, and VoIP lines. Google Voice will let you define which phones ring, based on who is calling, and even let you listen on voicemail before answering the call. Features of Google Voice include voicemail transcription, personalized greetings, international calling, share voicemails, SMS to emails, conferencing, block and screen callers, etc.
2. Grasshopper is a virtual PBX service that ties together existing phone lines by using the power of the web to connect mobile phones, land lines and VoIP accounts. It offers local as well as toll free numbers for long distance incoming calls, call forwarding to landlines and mobile phones, 800 numbers and unlimited extensions at a highly reasonable rate.
3. Ringcentral is a cloud based phone system that offers RingCentral Office which is a cloud-based phone and fax service, RingCentral Mobile which gives customers a local or tollfree number that they can forward to an existing phone line and RingCentral Fax that gives the ability to send and receive faxes over the internet.
4. Onebox is a virtual PBX service that offers a virtual receptionist service with extensions, voicemail, call routing and faxing and Onebox Unified Messaging which can manage voicemails, emails and faxes.
5. Skype is a software application that allows users to make calls over the internet via their computer. It’s popular for those who need to connect abroad, and has instant messaging, file transfers, SMS, video conferencing, and more.Skype also offers calls to landlines and mobile phones for a fee and mobile apps for those wanting to use Skype on the go.
6. FreedomVoice is a virtual phone system that acts like an enterprise system, according to their site and lets you choose your own toll free or local number, and provides all the features you need to be able to answer your incoming calls from wherever you are.
7. Virtual PBX offers a hosted PBX service aimed at users who already have VoIP phones or want to use a low-cost VoIP service including features like toll free numbers, voicemail, call forwarding and more. VOIP Peering is an IP-PBX solution that lets customers combine the virtual PBX service with their own SIP-based IP phones.
8. Phone.com provides services like Virtual Office where the customers are given a number that can be forwarded to any other phone. Features include voicemail, after-hours greetings, call forwarding and more.
9. Yahoo! Messenger with Voice has awesome video chatting features and well as full capabilities for instant messaging, file sharing, voice chat and more.
10. InPhonex offers a number of VoIP-based services such as hosted private branch exchange (PBX), provisioning, and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Trunking.
I have used all 10 of these systems and eVoice and Google Voice are the two systems that have helped my careers in multiple industries.
Akili Polee is an entrepreneur from Seattle Washington.