Top 10 Freshdesk Competitors

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Last updated: Mar 29, 2019

Freshdesk Competitors

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

Starting from $19 Per month/user

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.

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Freshdesk Competitors and Alternatives

The two main competitors of Freshdesk include Salesforce Essentials and Live Agent. Salesforce Essentials is a cloud based help-desk solution that offers customer service, marketing automation, analytics and application development as integrated services just like Freshdesk.

Salesforce Essential is a product of Marc Benioff and it was founded in 1999 and based in San Francisco, California whereas Freshdesk is a product of Freshworks which was founded in 2010 and based in the United States. Salesforce Essentials offers support online and during the business hours but Freshdesk offers support services online and via a 24/7 live rep.

Live Agent is also a cloud based call-center solution which is similar to Freshdesk. Both Live Agent and FreshDesk are offered in English language only. LiveAgent was founded in 2004 by QualityUnit in Slovakia but Freshdesk is a product of Freshworks which was founded in 2010 and based in the United States.

Both Freshdesk and LiveAgent caters to medium, large and small enterprises.LiveAgent offers support online and via a 24/7 live rep while Freshdesk offers support services online and via a 24/7 live rep.

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Freshdesk
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
93/100
Pricing score 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)
$19 Per month/user
Hosting
On premise and Cloud
Functionality score
39
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
Best for SMBs
Zendesk
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
97/100
Pricing score 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
3.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$29 Per month/user
Hosting
Cloud
Functionality score
37
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
Best for Enterprise
Samanage
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
94/100
Pricing score 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
4.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$800 Per year/user
Hosting
Cloud
Functionality score
38
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review
Low budget
TeamSupport
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
92/100
Pricing score 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)
$20 Per month/user
Hosting
Cloud
Functionality score
44
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
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Free version
AffinityLive
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick Score
86/100
Pricing score 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
3.2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Has free version
Hosting
Cloud
Functionality score
9
Fit small business
Fit medium business
Fit large business
Software review