RingCentral API
vs. iFax API

RingCentral stretches its API to cover SMS, team messaging, and video communications, but iFax focuses on providing a programmable API for secure and fully compliant high-grade faxing.

Ringcentral vs iFax

Why businesses choose
iFax API over RingCentral

Easy Cloud Sync

Connect and fax documents from cloud storage solutions like Dropbox, Google Drive, Box and OneDrive

Swift API & Support

Easily integrate iFax with existing workflow software and business apps including EMR and EHR systems


Start small and grow with plans designed to meet your business communication needs at every stage.

iFax VS RingCentral API

  MonthlyPricing HIPAA Compliance Security Type

Programmable API

API Support
iFax $25 Yes Military-Grade Yes 24/7 Live Chat, email,
 contact form 
RingCentral $35 Yes TLC Yes API Support Portal

RingCentral vs iFax API: Comparing Key Differences

iFax vs RingCentral Pricing


The iFax PRO for API access goes for $25. This pricing is perfect for businesses with a low budget as you can have the capability to integrate faxing into your existing workflow. Plus, you automatically get other premium features the Pro plan offers, including fax by email, OCR scanning, team setup, Zapier integration, and more.


As for RingCentral, the API access is limited to the Core plan users. If you want access to API with internet fax capabilities, you must choose the Advanced plan, which costs around $35 monthly.

“Our organization has been using this iFax service for a few months now, and it has been working very well. The customer service team are excellent, they have been very helpful in explaining our usage and how we can benefit from upgrading to a better package that will cost us less instead of trying to sell us more than we need.”
Shamin R.
Digital Marketing Mentor

iFax is easier to set up

iFax’s API solution is easy to set up, use, and integrate into your existing apps and systems without the added task of building app integrations from scratch. There’s complete documentation that your developers can refer to and sample codes for additional reference.

Meanwhile, with the RingCentral Connect Platform API you can create your application via the application portal. If you want to be sure your integration is successful, you can refer to their detailed tutorial and other resources to help you get started.

“We have so many people using it and it’s very user-friendly. We have volunteers that are older, people that might not be super tech-savvy. It is easy to train people on it fairly quickly and they get the hang of it.”

Jared Walker, Founder
Dollar For.org

RingCentral vs iFax API
RingCentral vs iFax API

For compliance with HIPAA, GDPR and GLBA, go with iFax

Using iFax to send and receive faxes via API duly complies with the regulations and standards set forth by HIPAAGLBA, GDPR, and other governing bodies. On top of following best practices for safeguarding data, using our service to integrate faxing into your CRM or EHR system will help keep you from violating specific data privacy and information security laws.

Likewise, RingCentral ensures the safety and security of its users in compliance with HIPAA. Its Fax API solution adheres to the highest standards of HIPAA to protect faxes and prevent covered entities from committing violations.

“Overall, iFax is easy to use, and I like it. I work in the health industry. It is important for me to have software with HIPAA compliance. It is worth to pay money to be compliant.”
Natsumi M. Business Owner

iFax & RingCentral are reliable but iFax offers 99.99% uptime

iFax is a secure and dependable service that offers fax through API with 99.999% uptime. With it, you can have peace of mind knowing that your faxes will arrive quickly and accurately. There’s no need to worry about server outages or connection errors. You can fax seamlessly and communicate with clients without interruptions.

Meanwhile, RingCentral offers a reliable Fax API solution to manage tasks and events for both incoming and outgoing faxes. It can be used as a dependable fax provider to improve business workflows and meet organizational goals.

“Faxing is not necessarily a thing of the past. And when you need it, it needs to be quick and easy without the headache of maintaining a fax machine. iFax is the perfect fit.”
Jerry Manager
RingCentral vs iFax API
RingCentral vs iFax API

Businesses trust iFax for its robust integration abiliies

Integrating iFax into existing systems via API frees you from the hassle of using multiple platforms to accomplish specific tasks. And it’s not just sending a fax that our API can do; you can also configure it to allow receiving faxes directly into your CRM or EMR system. Plus, you can monitor fax status, delete delivered faxes, and more. 

As for RingCentral, besides integrating Internet fax into ERPs and document management platforms, you can incorporate other communication-focused functionalities such as SMS, MMS, team messaging, webinars, and voice calls. 

“Great customer service! The Google Workspace integration has been great for our organization. Everyone likes it compared to our previous service.”

Omar C., IT Expert (Non-Profit)

For military grade security, iFax is your best bet.

Like how iFax secures every fax that comes and goes within its platform, the same level of security applies to the faxes sent and received via API. iFax’s service implements military-grade encryption to preserve the integrity and confidentiality of transmitted data. It also authenticates each API request using industry-standard protocols to ensure that only authorized users have access.

RingCentral, on the other hand, authenticates all API actions via multiple authentication methods depending on the purpose. It also protects all fax transmissions by letting them go through an encrypted connection (TLS).

“Easy to use and less expensive than maintaining a fax machine and dedicated telephone line.”

Omar Steven M., Chief Operating Officer
RingCentral vs iFax API

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“Game Changer”

“Overall experience is amazing. We are not submitting documents to government agencies as they are completed without waiting weeks for the mail service to deliver them. Clients lives will be greatly impacted for the better as this has cut out waiting time. The ease of setup and the ability to send fax directly from my computer without having a dedicated phone line.”

Phillip B., Team Leader (Non-Profit)