Desk-com Vs Freshdesk (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 21, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Desk-com or Freshdesk?

Desk-com is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Freshdesk, Freshdesk is rated higher (94/100) than Desk-com (90/100). Desk-com offers more features (16) to their users than Freshdesk (10).

Looking for the right Help Desk 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 Salesforce.com compares with FRESHDESK INC.?

Salesforce.com: Salesforce.com Inc. is a global enterprise software company headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States. Best known for its customer relationship management (CRM) product, through acquisitions Salesforce has expanded into the "social enterprise arena". It was ranked number 27 in Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in ...

FRESHDESK INC.: Freshdesk was built ground-up to make your agents’ lives better. That is why you will find intelligent capabilities out-of-the-box, that automatically categorize, prioritize and dispatch your tickets, and even suggest the best solutions when you get one.

Who's more expensive? Desk-com or Freshdesk?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Help Desk 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 Desk-com and Freshdesk.

Desk-com price starts at $25 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Desk-com is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Help Desk software. Freshdesk price starts at $15 per user/month , when comparing Freshdesk to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Help Desk software cost.

Bottom line: Desk-com cost is around the same cost of Freshdesk.

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 Desk-com Vs. Freshdesk based on some of the most important and required Help Desk features. Desk-com: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Email Integration, Incident / Request Management, Knowledge Base/FAQ, Multi-Site Support, Reporting, Rules/Workflows, Self Service Portal, Service Level Agreements. Freshdesk: Billing and Invoicing, Customer Survey, Email Integration, Knowledge Base/FAQ, LDAP/Active Directory Synchronization.

Target customer size

Desk. Freshdesk works great for small to medium enterprises that think they need to rely on a cloud-based solution for their customer support.

Desk-com

ITQlick rating
(4.2/5)

starts at $25 per month

Provide answers faster and deliver smarter service in any channel with the world’s #1 customer support solution – no matter the size of your business.

Categories: Call Monitoring, Banking CRM, Call Center, Casino CRM.

Freshdesk

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $15 per user/month

Freshdesk is a cloud based help-desk system designed to ensure good customer relations between and an organization and its clients. The solution core features include ticketing, collaboration and automations.

Categories: Call Monitoring, Banking CRM, Call Center, Casino CRM, Complaint Management.

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Desk-com: 16 Features

Email Integration
Incident / Request Management
Knowledge Base/FAQ
Multi-Site Support
Reporting
Rules/Workflows
Self Service Portal
Service Level Agreements
Support Ticket Tracking
Case Management
Customer Service
Customer Support Tracking
Dashboards
Email Marketing
Multi-Channel Marketing
Social Media

Freshdesk: 10 Features

Billing and Invoicing
Customer Survey
Email Integration
Knowledge Base/FAQ
LDAP/Active Directory Synchronization
Multi-Site Support
Rules/Workflows
Scheduling
Facebook Integration
Twitter Integration
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)
Functionality score
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Desk-com
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$25 per month
Functionality
35
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Freshdesk
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
94/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per user/month
Functionality
39
Zoho
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
92/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$12 per user/month
Functionality
3
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FuseDesk
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$97 per user/month
Functionality
7
Integria
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
89/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$3,750 per year
Functionality
3
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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.