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Cloud Fax: What Is It, What Are the Benefits, & How Can You Get Them?

Alohi Team
July 24, 2018
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Mobility, stability, scalability, and reliability are just some of the benefits of moving your company's infrastructure to the cloud.

Moving your telecommunication infrastructure, and particularly the faxing. Fax is still widely used in different organizations and industries. For many businesses, though, it’s not worth maintaining and operating physical fax machines. That’s where cloud fax comes in.

What is cloud fax?

Cloud faxing or cloud-based fax are simply other names for online faxing. Thanks to online fax services like Fax.Plus, you no longer need a fax machine to send or receive faxes. Instead, you can simply use software to send whatever faxes you need to, over the internet. Software is provided and hosted in the cloud by the company you subscribe to. Hence they’re also sometimes called cloud fax solutions.


What are the benefits of cloud fax?

Now that you know what fax in the cloud is, let's take a look at some of the main advantages of cloud faxing software:

It's money and time saving 

Once you move your faxing infrastructure to the cloud, you no longer need to have a fax machine or landline phone service to send and receive faxes. You will also say goodbye to the huge costs of maintaining your fax machines or fax servers, as well as paying for ink, toners, and of course paper.

It's secure 

When you go for a cloud fax solution, you no longer need to worry about the privacy of your faxes. Confidential faxes will no longer stay on the fax machine's tray and you can be sure that only authorized people can read the documents transmitted over fax. Plus, secure cloud fax services will maintain the highest cybersecurity standards. 

It's scalable 

When you fax online, you can more easily scale up the number of sent and received faxes, and also the number of employees using the service when you need to. Your colleagues can simply fax on their desktop or mobile devices, you don’t need new fax machines, landlines, or anything else.

It's available everywhere on any device 

When you move to the cloud, it means you can access all your data whenever you want, wherever you are, and on any internet-enabled device.

What are the advantages of the Fax.Plus cloud fax solution for companies and enterprises?

Fax.Plus enables companies and enterprises to easily move all their faxing to the cloud and some of the main advantages of the service are the following:

Keep your fax number

Thanks to easy fax number porting, you can keep your fax number when moving to the Fax.Plus cloud servers. Your customers and clients won't notice any difference and the porting can be done for free.

Google integration

Thanks to the native integration between Google Workspace and Fax.Plus, you can easily send faxes from Google Docs, Google Sheets, the Chrome browser, and your Gmail account.

Available on web, iOS, and Android

The cross-platform functionality of Fax.Plus enables you to send and receive fax from almost any device and have access to all your documents through your connected devices.

Send fax from email

The email to fax feature is for those enterprises who prefer sending and receiving fax on their personal or corporate email account. It’s a quick and easy way to link cloud fax technology with your other business communications. 

Programmable fax API 

Fax.Plus also covers those enterprises who are looking for an efficient way to send and receive fax from their own software or applications, thanks to the programmable fax API

Get all the benefits of cloud fax with Fax.Plus

Fax.Plus delivers an extremely secure, reliable, and easy to use cloud fax solution, and the wide range of supported countries and available plans makes sure it will suit you. 

Go to the Fax.Plus pricing page to get to know more about our plans, or simply send an email to and let us help you through.

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