Skype for Business Vs GoToMeeting (Oct 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Oct 09, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Skype for Business or GoToMeeting?

GoToMeeting is more expensive to implement (TCO) than Skype for Business, GoToMeeting is rated with the same score (97/100) as Skype for Business (97/100). GoToMeeting offers more features (5) to their users than Skype for Business (3).

Looking for the right Conference Calling 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:

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Who's more expensive? Skype for Business or GoToMeeting?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Conference Calling 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 Skype for Business and GoToMeeting.

Skype for Business price starts at $5 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 Skype for Business (formerly Lync) Software is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Conference Calling software. GoToMeeting price starts at $12 per organizer/month , when comparing GoToMeeting to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Conference Calling software cost.

Bottom line:GoToMeeting is more expensive than Skype for Business.

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 Skype for Business Vs. GoToMeeting based on some of the most important and required Conference Calling features. Skype for Business: Chat, Conference Calling, VoIP. GoToMeeting: Chat, Mobile Access, Collaboration, Project Management, Scheduling.

Target customer size

Skype for Business's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, GoToMeeting is perfect companies of all sizes.

Skype for Business

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $5 per user/month

Skype for Business (formerly Lync) software is a cloud-based Conference Calling software that enables users to host HD calling for multiple people. It allows them to organize meetings, record calls, and integra...

Categories: Business Phone Systems, Call Recording, Cloud PBX, Online Meeting.

GoToMeeting

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $12 per organizer/month

GoToMeeting is a video conferencing and collaboration software for all business types and sizes. With GoToMeeting, companies can conduct meeting online with up to 100 employees.

Categories: Conference Calling, Video Conferencing, Project Collaboration, Leave Management, Kitting / Bill of Materials.

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Skype for Business: 3 Features

Chat
Conference Calling
VoIP

GoToMeeting: 5 Features

Chat
Mobile Access
Collaboration
Project Management
Scheduling
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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Skype
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
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
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$5 per user/month
Functionality
11
Review
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GoToMeeting
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
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 organizer/month
Functionality
14
Saba
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
93/100
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
2.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$19 per user/month
Functionality
29
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Adobe
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
88/100
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
3/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$50 per month
Functionality
14
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UberConference
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
88/100
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
6.8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per user/month
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.