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Cloud & Hosting

Give your business the competitive edge without the expense of investing in a PBX server. A hosted PBX service can accommodate all business sizes, large and small. Depending on your needs, you can choose between Sangoma PBXact Cloud service to host PBXact, the fully supported commercial version of the FreePBX Platform, or selecting a hosting provider for Certified OpenSource FreePBX.

Life is Better in the Cloud

PBXact Cloud for business telephone service
Get all the benefits and features of FreePBX that you know and love with PBXact, the FreePBX commercial version fully supported by Sangoma, author and maintainer of FreePBX and Asterisk. Sangoma will manage and support your PBXact Cloud system for a low monthly rate, while allowing you to keep full control of all aspects of telephony without the hassle of hardware. Secure your profit margins by letting Sangoma have your back with the reliable and secure PBXact Cloud platform, and create your PBX quickly and easily through the power of the cloud.
Feature FreePBx
ISO/Premise
3rd Party FreePBx
Hosting
Sangoma FreePBX/PBXact
UCaaS Cloud
Native FreePBX Yes Yes Yes
FreePBX Installation required by Admin Yes No. FreePBX Hosting
Portal automates FreePBX
VM installation and bringup.
No. PBXact Portal automates
FreePBX VM installation and bringup.
Managed VM
hosting platform
No Yes, VM Hosting is provided by
the FreePBX Hosting Portal.
Yes, VM Hosting is provided by
the PBXact Hosting Portal.
Linux and TCP/IP knowledge
needed to setup the FreePBX Platform
Yes. SSH and Linux CLI,
TCP/IP networking is usually
required to complete and
bring up a FreePBX
System on a network.
No. VM hosting platform
setups TCP/IP networking.
No. PBXact VM hosting
platform setups TCP/IP networking.
FreePBX Backups Admin is responsible for setting up and maintaining backups and storing them on a 3rd party storage. Admin is responsible for setting up and maintaining backups and storing them on a 3rd party storage. Backups are automated and protected by Sangoma Cloud Services.
FreePBX Security Admin is responsible for setting up and maintaining a secure system. Admin is responsible for setting up and maintaining a secure system. PBXact automation configures and optimizes security by default. External firewall security is provided by Sangoma Cloud Services.
Admin is responsible for Toll Fraud Yes. Admin is responsible for
the per-min trunk abuse.
Yes. Admin is responsible for
the per-min trunk abuse.
No. SIP Trunking is included
and managed by Sangoma
Cloud Services. No Fraud Risk
to the end customer.
Billing and Invoicing Manual. Admin is responsible for setting up and integrating a 3rd party billing system with FreePBX. Manual. Admin is responsible for setting up and integrating a 3rd party billing system with FreePBX. Automatic via PBXact Portal
State and Federal Taxation Admin is responsible for setting up and integrating a 3rd party billing system with FreePBX. Admin is responsible for setting up and integrating a 3rd party billing system with FreePBX. Included as part of the
PBXact billing platform
Whitelabel Costs extra and must be
configured by admin.
Costs extra and must be
configured by admin.
Included as part of the PBXact platform.
Custom OEM branding available
Softphone Clients Cost extra must be purchased
from Sangoma.
Cost extra must be purchased
from Sangoma.
Included in as part
of the PBXact price
Sangoma IP Phone provisioning Included Included Included
Zero Touch Provisioning Must be setup by Admin Must be setup by Admin Autoconfigured when
purchasing from Sangoma.
FreePBX Commercial modules Cost extra must be purchased
from Sangoma.
Cost extra must be purchased
from Sangoma.
Included in as part of
the PBXact price
Reseller Reseller Pricing
SSH access to VM Yes Yes No
Compliance
- E911
- Kari's Law and Ray Baum's Act
Admin is responsible for
configuring E911 and setting
up E911 compliance
Admin is responsible for
configuring E911 and setting
up E911 compliance
E911 and E911 compliance is
automatically set up by
PBXact portal.

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Included Items

Commercial addons included with your FreePBX
Hosted services from one of our partners
EndPoint Manager - FreePBX Add-on - Commercial Module
Endpoint Manager
SysAdmin Pro - FreePBX Add-on - Commercial Module
SysAdmin Pro
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