zendesk Vs 8x8 Contact Center

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / May 20, 2021

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

8x8 Contact Center is more expensive to implement (TCO) than zendesk, 8x8 Contact Center is rated higher (93/100) than zendesk (90/100). 8x8 Contact Center offers more features (14) to their users than zendesk (11).

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 Zendesk compares with 8x8, INC?

Zendesk: Zendesk is founded in Copenhagen, Denmark. Zendesk is the leading cloud-based customer service software solution. More than 20,000 companies such as Groupon, Box, and Zappos are using Zendesk to lower costs, raise productivity, and increase customer satisfaction.

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...

Who's more expensive? zendesk talk or 8x8 Contact Center?

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 zendesk talk and 8x8 Contact Center.

zendesk talk price starts at $49 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 zendesk talk is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Call Center software. 8x8 Contact Center price starts at $0.04 per minute , when comparing 8x8 Contact Center to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Call Center software cost.

Bottom line: zendesk talk cost is around the same cost of 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 zendesk Vs. 8x8 Contact Center based on some of the most important and required Call Center features. zendesk talk: this software is considered "feature-rich" with more than 10 important features, here is a partial list: Self Service Portal, Help Desk, Knowledge Base, Blended Call Center, Call Queue Management, Call Recording, Inbound Call Center, IVR (Interactive Voice Response). 8x8 Contact Center: ACD (Automatic Call Distribution), ANI (Automatic Number Identification), Call Conferencing, Call Queue Management, Call Recording.

Target customer size

zendesk talk's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, 8x8 Virtual Contact Center is best for large enterprises, mid size businesses, and small businesses.

zendesk talk

ITQlick rating
(4.3/5)

starts at $49 per user/month

Zendesk Talk is a VoIP call center software designed to help companies talk directly to their customers and provide personalized solutions to every issue they face. Being an integrated solution, Zendesk Talk en...

Categories: Call Recording, IVR, Call Center, Complaint Management.

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, CRM.

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zendesk talk: 11 Features

Self Service Portal
Help Desk
Knowledge Base
Blended Call Center
Call Queue Management
Call Recording
Inbound Call Center
IVR (Interactive Voice Response)
Ticket Management
Survey Software
Social Media Management

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
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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zendesk
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$49 per user/month
Functionality
25
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8x8
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$0.04 per minute
Functionality
43
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Nextiva
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$18.95 per user/month
Functionality
20
TouchStar
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
6
CenterWare
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
9
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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.