3CX Phone System – Sample configurations and costings

3CX Phone System – Sample configurations and costings

3CX Phone System – Sample configurations and costings

To completely replace your old phone system, you might need to buy additional hardware such as IP phones or a VoIP Gateway. In this article, we have listed a number of sample configurations that will help you understand the total cost of a system. We define costs and type of phones according to the following categories:

Executive IP Phone: Aastra 55, SNOM 360, Linksys 942, Polycom 550, Yealink T28 – on average these phones will cost $150 each with the Yealink generally costing less.

Standard IP Phone: Aastra 51, Polycom 930, Linksys 922, Yealink T28. On average, these phones should not cost more then $100 each.

Headsets: Bluetooth headsets which can be used in combination with the softphone are available from Plantronics, Jabra and others. On average they cost $50 each.

Example 1 – 4 line system with 10 extensions

This small business phone system will use a VoIP provider tomake outbound calls. Two of the four PSTN lines will be retained for inbound calls and for backup purposes. The director will have an ‘executive’ phone, and other extension users will have standard IP Phone. This system will be installed and supported by a 3CX partner and will run on an existing Windows machine or as a virtual machine. Installation times and prices are just guidelines and will depend on location and requirements.

No

 

Unit Price

Price

1

3CX Mini  Edition

 

$450

1

Upgrade insurance

 

$65

1

2 port Patton 4112 FXO Gateway

 

$295

1

Executive IP Phone

$150

$150

9

Standard IP Phone

$100

$900

3

Installation by 3CX partner (in hours)

$150

$450

1

Yearly support by 3CX partner

$210

$210

Total

$2520.00

Example 2 – 8 line system with 30 extensions

This small business system which will retain 4 of its PSTN lines for incoming calls and backup, and use a VoIP provider for all outbound calls. The sales staff will convert to soft phones. The director and receptionist will have an ‘executive’ phone, and other extensions users will have a standard IP phone. The system will be installed and supported by a 3CX partner and run on an existing Windows machine or as a virtual machine. Please note that installation times and prices are just guidelines, request a quote from a local reseller here. These will vary based on your requirements and location.

No

 

Unit Price

Price

1

3CX Small Business Edition

 

$750

1

Upgrade insurance

 

$95

1

4 port Patton 4114 FXO Gateway

 

$429

5

3CX Soft phones

 

$0

2

Executive IP Phone

$150

$300

18

Standard IP Phone

$100

$1800

4

Installation by 3CX partner (in hours)

$150

$600

1

Yearly support by 3CX partner

$210

$210

Total

$4184.00

Example 3 – 15 line fractional E1/T1 system with 50 extensions

This medium sized system has one fractional E1/T1 connection with 15 lines connected via a Sangoma A101 card. To keep costs down 24 of the existing analog phones will be re-used with the help of an FXS gateway, and the sales department will use soft phones in combination with Plantronics headsets. The system will run on an existing Windows machine or as a virtual machine so that no further hardware is required. This company has a knowledgeable administrator, who will take care of the installation of 3CX

No

 

Unit Price

Price

1

3CX Pro Edition

 

$1295

1

Upgrade insurance

 

$195

1

Sangoma A101 with Netborder Express

 

$700

1

Grandstream GXW 4024

 

$675

5

3CX Soft phones

 

$0

5

Plantronics headsets

$50

$250

1

Executive IP phone

$150

$150

20

Standard IP phone

$100

$2000

1

Yearly support package by 3CX

$350

$350

Total

$5615.00

Example 4 – 30 line E1/T1 system with 100 extensions

In this example, we price out a larger system with 1 e1/t1 connection with 24/30 lines. A Patton gateway will be used. To keep costs down all the analog phones will be re-used with the help of an FXS analog gateway. The management team will get executive phones. The system will run on an existing Windows machine or as a virtual machine so that no further hardware is required. This company has a knowledgeable administrator on staff, who will take care of the installation of 3CX.

No

 

Unit Price

Price

1

3CX
Enterprise Edition

 

$2395

1

Upgrade insurance

 

$375

1

Patton 4960

 

$3195

4

Grandstream GXW 4024

$675

$2700

5

Executive phones

$150

$750

1

Yearly support by 3CX

$553

$553

Total

$9968.00

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