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Likelihood to Recommend

3CX Phone System

The 3CX system is a well-thought out phone system with many features and options. The plan pricing is very affordable and flexible depending on your business needs. However, the key to having a solid, well-performing system with 3CX is the quality of your Internet connection. You may want to discuss your Internet connection type and speeds with a 3CX reseller before deciding on a 3CX system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

I have been working in the tourism and hospitality industry for more than 15 years and the challenge was always in the coordination between the Sales and Operations teams, where each one had their objectives and managed their own tools, all very complicated to apply and learn. This generated inefficiencies and bad spirits when working.When I joined the MeVuelo team leading the sales and operations in Paraguay, they trained me in the use of this tool, which I learned to use very quickly and I really believe that if we had it in previous organizations, we would have achieved much more gratifying objectives.Today we have the teams coordinated, working under defined processes and the focus is on customer service, which is excellent thanks to this software.The organization of tasks and communication channels provided by LiveAgent's ticketing system is something that I have never experienced in other companies in the industry. Today I work with the peace of mind that the information will be there and we can give our clients the attention and support they need, when they need it.Best of all, I don't need to depend on my laptop because I have the ticket and call applications on my cell phone.
Nathalia Jojot | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.7
Organize and prioritize service tickets
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.9
Expert directory
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.8
Subscription-based notifications
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.0
ITSM collaboration and documentation
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.8
Ticket creation and submission
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
10.0
Ticket response
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
10.0

Self Help Community

3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
8.7
External knowledge base
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.4
Internal knowledge base
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
8.0

Multi-Channel Help

3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.4
Customer portal
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
10.0
IVR
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
10.0
Social integration
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.3
Email support
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
10.0
Help Desk CRM integration
3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
8.0

Pros

3CX Phone System

  • Simplicity: Using a single 3CX interface we can manage every phone and extension used throughout our company.
  • Flexibility: There are a wide variety of options to configure each extension and phone. Changing anything after the hardware is deployed is very easy.
  • Portability: Phones with 3CX can be easily moved or repurposed within an office or at remote locations, including users' homes. The mobile app allows users to use their office extension anywhere without exposing their cell number.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

  • It's a complete OMNI channel. You can configure all communication medium for your customer with LiveAgent i.e. Ticketing, Social Media, Phone, and Chat.
  • Low on pricing.
  • You can easily setup LiveAgent for your organization. You don't need to be a technical expert to implement this.
  • The user-friendly application.
Hammad Bin Idrees | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

3CX Phone System

  • The webmeeting function is clumsy compared to Zoom or Google Meets (Hangouts).
  • There is no support offered without paying for it, but the web forum that is offered for free does allow you to throw out questions and have them answered by someone in the community of 3CX user administrators.
Laura Steinbrink | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

  • Occasionally when "resolving" a ticket, the page will not load the full list of remaining tickets. However, the moment you scroll, the tickets appear so it's not too big of a deal, but I'd like to see that cleaned up. It does not always happen.
  • When dialing a phone number, the format needs to be specific, i.e. +15125555555. We often receive phone numbers in the more traditional format, i.e. (512) 555-5555. The outgoing call will not work when pasted this way. I think it will get fixed. These little things seem to get sorted out after enough people complain about it.
  • The mobile version has a few bugs, but when on the run, it at least allows you to read and respond to email. Examples of bugs include not being able to transfer the ticket to another department (on iOS the drop down menu functions like a text field for some reason so clicking into it selects the text as if you are going to copy and paste it). Also, the ability to add an admin note would be nice on the mobile version.
Paul Ellul | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

3CX Phone System

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

LiveAgent

LiveAgent 8.2
Based on 3 answers
I am giving this rating as Live Agent is a very good software that is essential to any small or big business that provides customer support services. It gives you the possibility to manage any of your clients issues, answer questions and keep a good relationship with them by providing quick solutions.
Šarūnė Šaulytė | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

3CX Phone System

No score
No answers yet
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LiveAgent

LiveAgent 8.0
Based on 4 answers
The initial setup, onboarding and training is easy. The system provides 2 graphic version of interfaces in black or white default colors. I would appreciate, if there were more. Some of the setup forms are not correctly resized. Overall, I'm always able to find what I am looking for in LiveAgent.
Luis McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

3CX Phone System

3CX Phone System 6.5
Based on 2 answers
I didn't have to use support personally but I have talked to the administrators of the system and they confirm that any issue is dealt with quickly. As we haven't had big issues I can't talk about priority 1 incidents which require immediate attention, but normal issues are answered fairly quickly and accurately.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

LiveAgent 8.6
Based on 3 answers
LiveAgent's customer support is superb! They were able to resolve all issues we had with Live Agent integration and provided real-time solutions to the problems we had. We really appreciate their support in LiveAgent API integration. We are glad that we chose them. Keep rocking guys!
Merkys Maliukevicius | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

3CX Phone System

No score
No answers yet
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LiveAgent

LiveAgent 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Implementation was quick and when not counting a bug on our website, it took a couple hours. It was mostly done on our end or with the assistance of LiveAgent's live chat support team. We recommend to check out LiveAgent's tutorial videos on their youtube channel or browsing their knowledge base - we've almost always found answers to our queries there.
Luis McDonnell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

3CX Phone System

Both are great - 3CX was chosen for its Windows compatibility, The operation has been very straightforward and was easily integrated and maintained. The ability to migrate later to a stable Unix platform is considered a real plus. We have been very pleased with the ease of use and the stability that the 3CX system provides, even on a Windows platform.
Mike McCloskey | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

Before making the decision, we evaluated many tools, but none of them met all of our needs or the costs we could bear for them, until we found LiveAgent. The implementation process was super simple and supported by the LiveAgent support team, who are excellent!
Federico Valverde Cabrera | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

3CX Phone System

  • 3CX has a lot to offer for a very low cost as its business model is based on simultaneous calls and not per device. It's very cost effective and very affordable.
  • As the 3CX server does not require a high-performance server to run, with the Public Cloud option, it might allow even further savings.
Artur Bittencourt | TrustRadius Reviewer

LiveAgent

  • Have kept dozens of customers who would have likely refunded without proper support that LiveAgent made easy to provide.
  • I have been able to track customer contact history over time to provide better support, which has lead to great reviews and more sales.
Drew Harrison | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

3CX Phone System

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No

3CX Phone System Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

LiveAgent

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

LiveAgent Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Downloadable licence$11,9501
  1. 20 agents
SaaS Edition
Ticket$91
Ticket+Chat$291
All-inclusive$391
  1. per agent
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

3CX Phone System
9.0
LiveAgent
9.5

Likelihood to Renew

3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
8.2

Usability

3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
8.0

Support Rating

3CX Phone System
6.5
LiveAgent
8.6

Implementation Rating

3CX Phone System
LiveAgent
9.1

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