Mitel is a global company and has been in business since 1956. It offers business communication solutions, including IP-PBX systems, wireless solutions, conferencing applications, messaging and voicemail applications, virtualized voice applications, IP business phones, and a variety of collaboration platforms. Mitel previously produced PBX systems but switched almost exclusively to producing VoIP technologies in 2001.
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The range of Mitel communication solutions includes business phones, MiVoice, MiCloud, MiCollab, MiContact Center, and Mitel Mobile. Mitel also offers all the equipment needed for VoIP systems: IP phones, IP accessories, SIP phones, softphones, analog terminal adaptors, wireless solutions, digital enhanced cordless telecommunications (DECT), and voice over Wi-Fi phones. Mitel's MiVoice is a communication platform with industry-specific packages that can accommodate small or large businesses. With Mitel's expansive list of VoIP solutions here are three of the main phone systems:
MiCloud includes three cloud-based platforms: MiCloud Connect, MiCloud Flex, and Mitel Clearspan.
Mitel Support offers contact center services based on business location. All of the MiVoice Office phone systems and related plans can access technical support, cloud support, customer training, and various other areas of partner support.
Mitel's communication offerings are so extensive, pricing varies widely and is only available upon request. Customers who would like to compare VoIP service companies before committing will have to discuss their options with Mitel sales representatives in order to receive a quote.
To purchase Mitel services or technology, customers must contact Mitel or a dedicated partner. Mitel has dedicated sales, service, support, and customer service hotlines listed on its website. Just like the rates, specifics about features, equipment or discounts that may be included with the plans are not listed.
Mitel's website is difficult to navigate. The names of the services are very similar, which can be confusing when browsing. In addition, the information pages are very text-heavy without providing any specifics about rates, features or contracts. Mitel's site provided the least information out of all the VoIP service providers we reviewed. It's best to contact the sales department directly to get concrete information.