Hydra billing Vs Crestel Products of Elitecore (Sep 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Sep 21, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Hydra billing or Crestel Products of Elitecore?

Crestel Products of Elitecore is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Hydra billing, Crestel Products of Elitecore is rated higher (92/100) than Hydra billing (79/100). Crestel Products of Elitecore offers more features (3) to their users than Hydra billing (0).

Looking for the right Billing & Provisioning 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 Latera software compares with Crestel Convergent Billing ?

Latera software : Latera was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Zelenograd near Moscow. Our company purpose is to develop money-making software for the use of telecom providers. Our main product is Hydra billing along with services for its implementation and support.

Crestel Convergent Billing : With changing consumer lifestyles and needs for high speed internet access, interactive and value added services, continuous evolution in networks such as 4G, LTE, FTTH,HFC, IMS etc. and providing more personalised services such as Broadband, VOIP, Pay TV, Mobile TV, etc. have become mandatory for service providers to sustain stiff competition. Cus...

Who's more expensive? Hydra billing or Crestel?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Billing & Provisioning 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 Hydra billing and Crestel.

Hydra billing price starts at $60 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Hydra billing is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Billing & Provisioning software. Crestel accurate pricing info is available upon request (they don't share it publicly), however , on a scale between 1 to 10 Hydra billing is rated 4, which is lower than the average cost of Billing & Provisioning software.

Bottom line:Crestel is more expensive than Hydra billing.

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 Hydra billing Vs. Crestel Products of Elitecore based on some of the most important and required Billing & Provisioning features. Hydra billing: We are still working to collect the list of features for Hydra billing. Crestel: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Hydra billing's typical customers include: SMBs, and Crestel's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Hydra billing

ITQlick rating
(4.8/5)

starts at $60 per user/month

Hydra billing is a fast growing cloud-based Billing-Invoicing software, it is designed to support small and medium size business. Hydra billing received a rating of 4.8 from ITQlick team. The software cost is c...

Categories: Accounting & Finance, Billing & Invoicing.

Crestel Products of Elitecore

ITQlick rating
(4.7/5)

Crestel Products of Elitecore is an on-premise and cloud-based Billing and Provisioning Software that allows video and voice services over multiple networks to manage, as well as benefit from application, commu...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing.

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Hydra billing: 0 Features

We are working to collect the list of features

Crestel: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
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
Software review
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Hydra
ITQlick rating
4.8/5
Score
79/100
Pricing
4.8/10
License pricing
$60 per user/month
Functionality
3
Review
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Crestel
ITQlick rating
4.7/5
Score
92/100
Pricing
7/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
maxBill
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
$550 per license
Functionality
6
Redknee
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
78/100
Pricing
6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
TimelyBill
ITQlick rating
4/5
Score
78/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
5
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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.