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Score 7.8 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Contact Center Software

    7.5

    8x8 Contact Center

    75%

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8x8 Contact Center ranks higher in 13/13 features

    Agent dashboard

    8.0
    80%
    91 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Validate callers

    7.0
    70%
    82 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Outbound response

    8.4
    84%
    77 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call forwarding

    7.7
    77%
    97 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Click-to-call (CTC)

    6.6
    66%
    58 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Warm transfer

    8.3
    83%
    92 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Predictive dialing

    6.6
    66%
    43 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Interactive voice response

    7.5
    75%
    57 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    REST APIs

    8.2
    82%
    35 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call scripts

    7.6
    76%
    51 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call tracking

    6.9
    69%
    88 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multichannel integration

    8.3
    83%
    52 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    CRM software integration

    6.0
    60%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workforce Optimization (WFO)

    8.2

    8x8 Contact Center

    82%

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8x8 Contact Center ranks higher in 8/8 features

    Inbound call routing

    8.6
    86%
    85 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Omnichannel inbound routing

    9.0
    90%
    48 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Recording

    8.1
    81%
    83 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Quality management

    7.3
    73%
    81 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call analytics

    7.8
    78%
    84 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Historical reporting

    8.2
    82%
    78 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Live reporting

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customer surveys

    7.6
    76%
    42 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Cloud PBX

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.6

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    76%
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Hosted PBX

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    18 Ratings

    Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.8
    68%
    27 Ratings

    User templates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    36 Ratings

    Call reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.5
    65%
    35 Ratings

    Directory of employee names

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    36 Ratings

    Call Management

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.6

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    76%
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Answering rules

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    39 Ratings

    Call recording

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    26 Ratings

    Call park

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    35 Ratings

    Call screening

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.4
    64%
    32 Ratings

    Message alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    36 Ratings

    VoIP system collaboration

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    82%
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Video conferencing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    27 Ratings

    Audio conferencing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    37 Ratings

    Video screen sharing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    14 Ratings

    Instant messaging

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    17 Ratings

    Mobile apps

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    79%
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Mobile app for iOS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    23 Ratings

    Mobile app for Android

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    21 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • 8x8 Contact Center is rated higher in 1 area: Usability
    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) is rated higher in 4 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating, Implementation Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.9

    8x8 Contact Center

    79%
    106 Ratings
    8.5

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    85%
    42 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    8.4

    8x8 Contact Center

    84%
    5 Ratings
    10.0

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    100%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    8.5

    8x8 Contact Center

    85%
    18 Ratings
    7.2

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    72%
    4 Ratings

    Availability

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.3

    8x8 Contact Center

    63%
    75 Ratings
    8.1

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    81%
    27 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    1 Rating

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    3 Ratings
    10.0

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Configurability

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    7.3

    8x8 Contact Center

    73%
    1 Rating

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    8.6

    8x8 Contact Center

    86%
    2 Ratings

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    2 Ratings

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8x8, Inc.

    8x8 Contact Center has made my Care Center run much more efficiently. It is a move that I wish we had made many years ago. There have not been any days that we have had a disruption in service and the quality of the calls are always perfect.
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    Cisco

    The Cisco Unified Communications Manager platform would be most suited for the below scenarios. 1. An organization with very restricted policies and compliance where can't move to cloud-based solutions for data security. They can install the CUCM on-premises. 2. An organization that is still on a legacy phone system could adopt CUCM to save costs and have better services.
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    Pros

    8x8, Inc.

    • Tracks all inbound and outbound calls from our organization.
    • Gives us the ability to record and review calls.
    • Gives the user the ability to receive phone call either via computer, cell phone, or polycom phone when in-house - all received from the same static number/extension.
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    Cisco

    • This solution is extremely stable and has been running in our environment for several years without (unscheduled) downtime.
    • The ability to have voicemails automatically sent as an email message is extremely helpful in helping us to keep in touch while away from the desk.
    • The Call Manager provides us very granular settings to route our calls as we want.
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    Cons

    8x8, Inc.

    • Post-sale support through the online ticket system is painfully slow.
    • It's hard to get in contact with people for license help and understanding why phone numbers are not properly distributed in your account. i.e. Our account has 48 free local numbers and we had to purchase 120 additional numbers. But for some reason only 25 of the 48 free numbers are being utilized, and there's no good way in the Admin UI to see which numbers are which, or reallocate paid numbers into those 'free' slots.
    • The system has bugs which pop up from time to time such as when a user uses the 'Do Not Disturb' option in their app or on their phone - it does not always turn off on the back-end of the system, even though the phone or app shows the user as available. This causes inbound phone calls to be routed directly to Voicemail, and the only notice the user has is when someone reaches out by other means to say "Why is your phone going directly to voicemail?" - which initiates a service ticket for IT who cannot see this in the admin center. And unless 'flipping' DND on then off again fixes it, it requires a ticket with 8x8 which is, as mentioned before, slow.
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    Cisco

    • Administration web page is little bit hard to understand at the beginning specially if you are not familiar with naming convention and GU Interfaces.
    • Call Detail Record interface is fine but would be desirable to include more options that fit organization needs in terms of reporting purposes.
    • Self Care Portal interface could be more useful to the end user if it includes options to manage some features without administrators involving.
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    Pricing Details

    8x8 Contact Center

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    8x8 Contact Center editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

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      Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

      Starting Price

      Editions & Modules

      Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) editions and modules pricing
      EditionModules

      Footnotes

        Offerings

        Free Trial
        Free/Freemium Version
        Premium Consulting/Integration Services

        Entry-level set up fee?

        No setup fee

        Additional Details

        Must contact sales team for pricing

        Likelihood to Renew

        8x8, Inc.

        I really love using this product it has made my job easier to preform my daily tasks. As a customer service agent and claims support agent its awesome
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        Cisco

        We have been using this product for 20+ years and will continue too. This is a great product and new features are always coming out.
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        Usability

        8x8, Inc.

        The system is flexible, adaptable and easy to use and research. Once again the reporting is fantastic and gives up the information we need to be successful and even make changes or tweaks. The 8x8 Contact Center team is there to assist with questions when needed or to help get through an issue. Charlie Knutson is the best!!
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        Cisco

        Although it's very easy to use, once you understand the concepts of IP telephony, as I said before, I think Cisco could have improved the management interface of the platform, adding modern technologies and the design language of the other platforms like DNA Center, etc. This interface hasn't had a substantial improvement for about 10 years
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        Reliability and Availability

        8x8, Inc.

        The only issue I have ran across was on getting the updated new version
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        Cisco

        No answers on this topic

        Performance

        8x8, Inc.

        Yes everything loads quickly and its ready for use
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        Cisco

        No answers on this topic

        Support Rating

        8x8, Inc.

        The initial live support person seems to be just collecting information and is outsourced. Sometimes it is difficult to communicate with them, but going through this process gets me to the right person and having my support ticket opened in order. It's usually very smooth thereafter.
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        Cisco

        CUCM is supported by most third-party vendors for related products, so it makes finding solutions to specific needs easy. Also Cisco TAC is very knowledgeable, and we have never run into a problem they have not been able to resolve. Usually they are resolved without the need to escalate tickers either.
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        In-Person Training

        8x8, Inc.

        Detailed training and good quality to provide our customers to achieve their needs and to give the best we can as far as information and technology and the best service we can to have the customers be satisfied with the technology and the best quality to get the best answers to their doubts.
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        Cisco

        No answers on this topic

        Online Training

        8x8, Inc.

        its was with the best quality and the best performance we could have as far as detailed information for us to get the best training on how to get used of 8*8 and provide the best quality and technology to provide to our customers when they need and made us fell comforatble in how to use it
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        Cisco

        No answers on this topic

        Implementation Rating

        8x8, Inc.

        It was extremely easy
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        Cisco

        This was the first phone system we implemented that could span multiple locations. We were very satisfied once fully implemented
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        Alternatives Considered

        8x8, Inc.

        Vonage was priced right on the install but escalated as the year went on and by the end of the second year, they had lost the edge they had over many other companies and forced a change by me. We had to work with a single account manager and that was hard when things went wrong on the system. The downtime was minimal with them also.
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        Cisco

        We have been a Cisco based shop and have looked at other cloud voice options such as MS Teams pbx, and others, but ultimately, the features, endpoints, and reliability of Cisco has been the common factor in staying with them as our voice provider. Their integrations, room systems, and hybrid design allows for us to be flexible and keep a high up time vs reliance on 100% cloud.
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        Contract Terms and Pricing Model

        8x8, Inc.

        It is pretty much "Par for the course" with the options out there with other vendors.
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        Cisco

        No answers on this topic

        Scalability

        8x8, Inc.

        It was implemented across the board in the company and has worked perfectly
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        Cisco

        No answers on this topic

        Return on Investment

        8x8, Inc.

        • The ROI for us is measured more within the CSAT and NPS score increase we have seen thus far, both scores have gone up significantly since we have streamlined our process with 8X8.
        • We are now focusing our attention on retention with the hopes of seeing a second wave of ROI with 8X8.
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        Cisco

        • Communication and collaboration - Our offices are able to communicate both internally and externally due to this system.
        • Down time - Struggles with CUCM has caused a lot of down time due to the instability of the system.
        • High Costs - the cost of both the license and the maintenance was much higher than other systems.
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