Once again, we found a company that was owned by j2 Global. SmartFax is an easy-to-use Internet fax service that lets you push your faxes either with the online dashboard or with your email. SmartFax is one of those “barebones” Internet faxing services, only letting you use your email application or the online portal to send and receive your faxes. These types of services do not include a mobile setup and encourage users to just use their browser or email app on their smartphone for sending faxes.
j2 Global is one of the leading providers of communications solutions for businesses, putting communications solutions into the cloud. This company was founded in December 1995. The company has gone through several name changes and acquisitions over the years, picking up several websites that are used for cloud storage, digital media, and communications. Essentially, all of j2 Global’s Internet faxing solutions use the same backend framework.
RingCentral is not just an online fax company, they are also a cloud communications company. On their website, we found different pricing tiers for VoIP phone service and other services. They offer RingCentral Office and RingCentral Professional. Their services include an automated phone attendant, company directory, mobile apps, business text messaging, video conferencing and fax.
The company has been in business since 2003. They claim that they break down communications barriers for businesses. Instead of clunky hardware infrastructure, it is possible to get totally cloud-based office communications resources. RingCentral is based out of Belmont, CA. The company has helped more than 350,000 customers send faxes, talk on VoIP phone, and benefit from cloud-based communications.
FaxZero is an extremely limited faxing solution that is owned by a company called Savetz Publishing. Essentially, Savetz Publishing owns several different web domains out there in cyberspace that provide free solutions for customers. While FaxZero is something that you can use for free, it does have some limitations. Savetz Publishing is BBB accredited. Essentially, FaxZero is a great platform for sending faxes for free.
We noticed that FaxZero has received a significant amount of positive press with Kiplinger, US News and Huffington Post.
MyFax is an Internet faxing service that has changed hands a few times over the years. They are an award-winning fax service. Many different businesses use them, ranging from small- to large-sized businesses.
The service was developed by Protus IP Solutions in 2009. As an alternative to traditional fax machines, more than 400,000 subscribers use the service. Every month, more than 20,000 customers try out MyFax. As of right now, MyFax is owned by a company called j2 Global Communications, the same company that owns and operates eFax. We also found out that MyFax was the recipient of the 2009 Internet Telephony Product of the Year Award.
We do have a warning to pass on about this product. After its acquisition by j2 Global Communications, we saw that the number of customer complaints increased, largely in response to the company’s sales and marketing practices.
Send2Fax is an online fax machine; its platform was developed by pioneers of the Internet fax industry who developed one of the first Internet-based fax platforms in 1994. Send2Fax, Inc. provides fax solutions for individuals and businesses through the seamless integration of facsimile technology and Internet technology.
Nextiva is a cloud-based VoIP communications company. It was founded in 2006 and based in Scottsdale, Arizona. The company provides virtual fax lines and PBX trunk lines among other telephone services. In 2009, the company announced that it has partnered with Carbonfund.org, the United States’ leading non-profit climate solutions organization. Three years later they announced that they have plans to hire about 100 new workers as the marketing and sales expands.
RapidFAX is another one of the companies that are owned by j2 Global Solutions. j2 was founded in 2005 and has many different cloud services and products that they market towards businesses. They have a network that spans 49 different countries. In recent years, j2 Global has been a very successful company. At the end of 2013, they reported an unprecedented 18th year of revenue growth.
RapidFAX is a “flat-rate” Internet fax provider company. They offer one platform that lets you send and receive a limited number of fax pages per month. Companies that are looking for light faxing support benefit from this one-product approach.
With RapidFAX, you get a lot of “basic” features, such as a fax number, a limit of ingoing/outgoing pages per month, and basic storage for up to 30 days.
GotFreeFax provides the opportunity to fax a document free of charge. You can just get on their website, plug in the sender information, receiver information, and the fax content and send it across the country free of charge, in some conditions.
PamFax is a faxing company that offers opportunities to send a fax for free. They are available on multiple platforms and easy to use. With no monthly costs they receive money through advertisements. The advertisements are promised to not enter onto your personal fax.
Fax it Fast is an online faxing company that works to make sending and receiving faxes easy and efficient. There is no fax machine required - you just need internet. They have features like document editing, digital signatures, and a built in smartphone service which makes it more conducive to our day and age.