zendesk talk - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 20, 2021

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zendesk talk is a fantastic tool with many features, but it’s important to make sure you’re choosing the right Call Center software for your company and its unique needs. zendesk talk has some strong competitors and alternatives, and there’s a chance that one of them might be a better fit for your company.

2021's Top zendesk talk Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to zendesk talk that are worth checking out: Nextiva Hosted Call Center for SMBs, CenterWare Inbound for large size business, 8x8 Contact Center for growing companies, and Parakeet for startups and SMBs.

ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, 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
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zendesk
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$49 per user/month
Functionality
25
Best for SMBs
Nextiva
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
99/100
Pricing
3.6/10
License pricing
$18.95 per user/month
Functionality
20
Best for Enterprise
CenterWare
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
91/100
Pricing
5.6/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
9
Growing
8x8
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
2.2/10
License pricing
$0.04 per minute
Functionality
43
Review
Free version
Parakeet
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$15 per user/month
Functionality
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1. Nextiva Hosted Call Center - Best for SMBs

Nextiva Hosted Call Center is an alternative Call Center software, Nextiva Hosted Call Center installed on-premises or used cloud based, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Nextiva Hosted Call Center, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

Nextiva Hosted Call Center is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Nextiva offers 20 main features). compare head to head: Nextiva Hosted Call Center Vs zendesk talk

2. CenterWare Inbound - Best for Large Business

CenterWare Inbound is an alternative Call Center software, CenterWare Inbound used on the cloud, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. CenterWare Inbound, with a pricing score of 5.6 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

CenterWare Inbound is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (CenterWare offers 9 main features). compare head to head: CenterWare Inbound Vs zendesk talk

3. 8x8 Contact Center - Best for Growing Companies

8x8 Contact Center is an alternative Call Center software, 8x8 Contact Center installed on-premises or used cloud based, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. 8x8 Contact Center, with a pricing score of 2.2 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

8x8 Contact Center is rated 3.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (8x8 offers 43 main features). compare head to head: 8x8 Contact Center Vs zendesk talk

4. Parakeet - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

Parakeet is an alternative Call Center software, Parakeet installed on-premises or used cloud based, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Parakeet is considered same cost to implement ($15 per user/month) as zendesk talk, both with a pricing score of 2.

Parakeet is rated 2.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Parakeet offers 13 main features). compare head to head: Parakeet Vs zendesk talk

5. TouchStar Dialler

TouchStar Dialler is an alternative Call Center software, TouchStar Dialler used on the cloud, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. TouchStar Dialler, with a pricing score of 3.4 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

TouchStar Dialler is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (TouchStar offers 6 main features). compare head to head: TouchStar Dialler Vs zendesk talk

6. USAN IVR

USAN IVR is an alternative Call Center software, USAN IVR installed on-premises or used cloud based, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. USAN IVR, with a pricing score of 6.2 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

USAN IVR is rated 3.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (USAN offers 4 main features). compare head to head: USAN IVR Vs zendesk talk

7. Telax Hosted Call Center

Telax Hosted Call Center is an alternative Call Center software, Telax Hosted Call Center installed on-premises or used cloud based, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Telax Hosted Call Center is considered same cost to implement ($35 per user/month) as zendesk talk, both with a pricing score of 2.

Telax Hosted Call Center is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Telax offers 13 main features). compare head to head: Telax Hosted Call Center Vs zendesk talk

8. Talkdesk

Talkdesk is an alternative Call Center software, Talkdesk used on the cloud, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Talkdesk, with a pricing score of 4.2 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

Talkdesk is rated 3.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Talkdesk offers 9 main features). compare head to head: Talkdesk Vs zendesk talk

9. Five9 Virtual Call Center

Five9 Virtual Call Center is an alternative Call Center software, Five9 Virtual Call Center installed on-premises or used cloud based, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Five9 Virtual Call Center, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

Five9 Virtual Call Center is rated 4.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Five9 offers 29 main features). compare head to head: Five9 Virtual Call Center Vs zendesk talk

10. inContact Cloud Contact Center

inContact Cloud Contact Center is an alternative Call Center software, inContact Cloud Contact Center installed on-premises, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. inContact Cloud Contact Center, with a pricing score of 3.4 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

inContact Cloud Contact Center is rated 3.2 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (inContact offers 4 main features). compare head to head: inContact Cloud Contact Center Vs zendesk talk

11. Virtual Observer

Virtual Observer is an alternative Call Center software, Virtual Observer used on the cloud, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Virtual Observer, with a pricing score of 5.8 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

Virtual Observer is rated 3.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Virtual offers 8 main features). compare head to head: Virtual Observer Vs zendesk talk

12. LiveVox Predictive Dialer

LiveVox Predictive Dialer is an alternative Call Center software, LiveVox Predictive Dialer cloud, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. LiveVox Predictive Dialer, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

LiveVox Predictive Dialer is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (LiveVox offers 4 main features). compare head to head: LiveVox Predictive Dialer Vs zendesk talk

13. XenCALL Predictive Dialer

XenCALL Predictive Dialer is an alternative Call Center software, XenCALL Predictive Dialer installed on-premises or used cloud based, zendesk talk can be used on-premises and on the cloud. XenCALL Predictive Dialer, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than zendesk talk with a score of 2.

XenCALL Predictive Dialer is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (XenCALL offers 15 main features). compare head to head: XenCALL Predictive Dialer Vs zendesk talk

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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.