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Score 7.6 out of 100
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Attribute Ratings

  • 3CX is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • SnapEngage is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

6.4

3CX

64%
12 Ratings
7.5

SnapEngage

75%
13 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

3CX

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

SnapEngage

90%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

5.4

3CX

54%
4 Ratings
5.0

SnapEngage

50%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

3CX

In many scenarios decision is driven by budget and compared to other solutions at the time of purchase [3CX] was simply the cheapest solution for what it has to offer. If you are looking for integrations, extensibility, and advanced functionalities, this might not be a solution for you. At the time of use (and this may have changed by now), there was a lack of APIs, CLI commands, and similar so nothing could be automated with the system. There are ways of importing data through CSV but automation would solve us so much time and support calls if we were able to connect with other systems.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SnapEngage

It helps business grow, if your business is more reliable on marketing or if your business is in starting stage implementing SnapEngage to your website will give a kick start to your business because it helps to get close with the customers which are in need with those quick questions and responses we are getting from customers using chat agent.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

3CX

  • 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

SnapEngage

  • Allows team members to see type in real-time before it is submitted. This enables us to gather information for responses in a more timely manner.
  • We can see which of our team members are available, busy, or not-available.
  • Ability to see some biographical information of chatters and to sync information with Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

3CX

  • I would like to be able to see direct-dial numbers on the handsets. Currently that is not possible but that would be a nice feature.
  • You need an SBC per location, which can be a point of failure.
  • You also need a server that might get disconnected, which is another point of failure.
Daniel Merkl | TrustRadius Reviewer

SnapEngage

  • The admin dashboard is the hardest to navigate of any tool I've ever used! THere are 7 tabs in the left-hand panel. Just within the one tab that reads "Settings" (there is a separate tab for "My Account", also Permissions?) there are 9 tabs at the top (which include names like "Agent Settings", "Integrations", "Design Studio", "Options", "Hub"), then at least another 8 tabs WITHIN those 9 tabs, giving you a total of 14 different pages of settings to search through, again, JUST in the Settings tab. What the heck?!
  • Something as simple as notification settings are spread throughout the 14 different settings pages mentioned above. Rather than having one area where you can enter email addresses for notifications, I've had to search through the 14 pages and use Ctrl+F on multiple occasions to fully remove a user from all the notifications they received. This should be much simpler!
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

3CX

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Starting Price

$0

3CX Editions & Modules

Edition
StandardFree
Pro1.082
Enterprise1.312
  1. none
  2. per user/per month
Additional Pricing Details
Price displayed is based on 25 users. 3CX pricing is based on the number of simultaneous calls your business requires or in other words, how many calls your system needs to support at once. Unlike other PBX vendors there is no per extension cost.

SnapEngage

General

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

Starting Price

$60 per month

SnapEngage Editions & Modules

Edition
Business60/month1
Plus140/month2
Premier420/month3
  1. includes 4 agents licenses
  2. includes 8 agent licenses, premium integrations
  3. includes 16 agent licenses, premium integrations, advanced features
Additional Pricing Details
Enterprise plans are also available and are custom tailored to the business' specific needs.

Likelihood to Renew

3CX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

SnapEngage

SnapEngage 9.0
Based on 4 answers
I give SnapEngage a 9 due to how successful our company has been while using it. Unless prices were raised by an insane amount, I don't see us using a competing service.
Jessica Goode | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

3CX

3CX 5.4
Based on 4 answers
The 3CX Phone System is only a five because while they provide set-up/how-to/Q and A documents to help your district or company get started, they do not offer support for free. The documents provided, though, are good enough for you to get you up and running. We also found a good source of help through a sip trunk provider, which was a 3CX reseller provider.
Laura Steinbrink | TrustRadius Reviewer

SnapEngage

SnapEngage 5.0
Based on 2 answers
I have never needed to contact them for support.
Melissa McCormack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

3CX

The main differences between 8x8, Inc. and 3CX is pricing and ease of use in my opinion. The 3CX system uses annual based pricing plans based on of simultaneous calls your company needs, not the number of extensions/users and offers a free plan. 8x8, Inc. charges per extension with different plans. We currently have 19 extensions so the 3CX system makes more sense for us, however, if your company only has a few extensions you may want to throughly consider both options. In my experience, it was difficult to add new extensions and phones with 8x8 because at least at that time we had 8x8 I could not add anything on the web admin. I had to call a sales rep which took a lot more time. Also, if you didn't purchase a phone and/or headset directly from 8x8 at a usually higher price than Amazon for example then you would have to spend anywhere from 30 minutes to hours on the phone with 8x8 tech support to program the phone to work with the 8x8 system so adding a new extension could turn into a long ordeal. I can easily add new extensions on 3CX directly in the web cpanel. Granted, if you are actually adding a new phone number you would need to purchase that number from a company like ATT first before adding it to 3CX. The difference between a phone number and an extension would be a phone number allows a customer to call in directly using that number. The extension would require the customer to call the main business number then be transferred to the extension. 3CX provides a list of supported phone models on their website
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

SnapEngage

We actually demo'ed LiveChat and LivePerson and besides SnapEngage having a better UI and ease of use, the support from their team was worlds and away above the rest. They let us run an extended demo, gave us constant support, and made sure we felt comfortable before we went live with the system.
Jillian Kreider | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

3CX

  • 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

SnapEngage

  • It has allowed us to provide more service with a much smaller team than our phone team.
  • It provides us with data helpful to not only ourselves, but our marketing team as well.
  • It's customizable so it allows us to create and update our platforms immediately when needed.
Michael Jacobson | TrustRadius Reviewer

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