What is the difference between Sangoma’s FreePBX system and PBXact?

April 4, 2018 by Ying-Hui Chen

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What is the difference between the Sangoma’s FreePBX system and the PBXact?

Q: What is the difference between the Sangoma’s FreePBX system and the PBXact?

A: PBXact is the commercial version of FreePBX. It’s a more robust platform with an easier-to-configure interface. It comes pre-loaded with some modules that are add-ons with the FreePBX. Also, it features the Zulu UC application.

PBXact is based on Sangoma’s FreePBX, but different in the following way:

  • More secure as the firmware is more tightly managed
  • Include most of the commercial add-ons of FreePBX
  • More intuitive web GUI

Sangoma PBXact phone system is also offered in software and hardware options.

Q: Will these systems work with POTS lines?

A: They will, you can load either an analog card or use a VoIP gateway for incoming calls


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