8x8 Contact Center Vs Talkdesk (May 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 01, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - 8x8 Contact Center or Talkdesk?

Talkdesk is more expensive to implement (TCO) than 8x8 Contact Center, 8x8 Contact Center is rated higher (93/100) than Talkdesk (88/100). 8x8 Contact Center offers more features (14) to their users than Talkdesk (0). There is a clear winner in this case and it is 8x8 Contact Center!

Looking for the right Call Center solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How 8x8, INC compares with Talkdesk?

8x8, INC: 8x8 delivers cloud-based business communications solutions that are affordable, easy to use, and incredibly advanced. We help small and medium businesses serve their customers better, work smarter and conduct business anywhere, anytime. From hosted VoIP business phone service to hosted contact centers to unified communications, our services are pro...

Talkdesk: Talkdesk is the world's leading browser-based call center software. Our easy-to-use out-of-the-box call center software solution helps growing businesses improve customer satisfaction, while simultaneously reducing customer support costs. Using Talkdesk, businesses can create an entire call center in the browser in 5 minutes. Unlike other outd...

Who's more expensive? 8x8 Contact Center or Talkdesk?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Call Center software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for 8x8 Contact Center and Talkdesk.

8x8 Contact Center price starts at $0.04 per minute , on a scale between 1 to 10 8x8 Contact Center is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Call Center software. Talkdesk price starts at $29 per user/month , when comparing Talkdesk to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Call Center software cost.

Bottom line:Talkdesk is more expensive than 8x8 Contact Center.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared 8x8 Contact Center Vs. Talkdesk based on some of the most important and required Call Center features. 8x8 Contact Center: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: ACD (Automatic Call Distribution), ANI (Automatic Number Identification), Call Conferencing, Call Queue Management, Call Recording, CRM with Call Center, CTI (Computer Telephony Integration), DTMF (Dial Tone Multi-Frequency). Talkdesk: We are still working to collect the list of features for Talkdesk.

Target customer size

8x8 Virtual Contact Center is best for large enterprises, mid size businesses, and small businesses. and Talkdesk's target customer size include: SMBs.

8x8 Contact Center

ITQlick rating
(3.9/5)

starts at $0.04 per minute

8x8 Virtual Contact Center is a cloud-based call center solution that delivers greater productivity and flexible call center management. It works with 8x8 Virtual Office VoIP phone service to give users an easy...

Categories: Automatic Call Distribution (ACD), Call Monitoring, Call Recording, Conference Calling.

Talkdesk

ITQlick rating
(3.7/5)

starts at $29 per user/month

Talkdesk software is a cloud-hosted enterprise call center solution modeled to help businesses enhance customer satisfaction while still reducing the cost of customer support. The platform uses interactive voic...

Categories: Communications, Call Recording, Computer Telephony Integration (CTI), IVR, Telephony.

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8x8 Contact Center: 14 Features

ACD (Automatic Call Distribution)
ANI (Automatic Number Identification)
Call Conferencing
Call Queue Management
Call Recording
CRM with Call Center
CTI (Computer Telephony Integration)
DTMF (Dial Tone Multi-Frequency)
IVR (Interactive Voice Response)
Real Time Reporting
Virtual Call Center Support
Call Recording
Virtual Call Center Support
VoIP

Talkdesk: 0 Features

We are working to collect the information
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Score
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2.2/10
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.