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8x8 Contact Center

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Fuze

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Feature Set Ratings

    Contact Center Software

    7.4

    8x8 Contact Center

    74%

    Fuze

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

    Agent dashboard

    8.0
    80%
    69 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Validate callers

    7.0
    70%
    62 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Outbound response

    8.3
    83%
    59 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call forwarding

    7.8
    78%
    77 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Click-to-call (CTC)

    6.6
    66%
    41 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Warm transfer

    8.3
    83%
    71 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Predictive dialing

    6.6
    66%
    28 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Interactive voice response

    7.6
    76%
    41 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    REST APIs

    7.2
    72%
    25 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call scripts

    7.6
    76%
    40 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call tracking

    6.9
    69%
    67 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multichannel integration

    8.3
    83%
    37 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    CRM software integration

    6.2
    62%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workforce Optimization (WFO)

    8.2

    8x8 Contact Center

    82%

    Fuze

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

    Inbound call routing

    8.6
    86%
    64 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Omnichannel inbound routing

    9.1
    91%
    32 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Recording

    8.1
    81%
    62 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Quality management

    7.3
    73%
    60 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call analytics

    7.8
    78%
    63 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Historical reporting

    8.2
    82%
    57 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Live reporting

    9.0
    90%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Customer surveys

    7.6
    76%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Cloud PBX

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.4

    Fuze

    74%
    Fuze ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Hosted PBX

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    77 Ratings

    Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.1
    71%
    72 Ratings

    User templates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    59 Ratings

    Call reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    91 Ratings

    Directory of employee names

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    106 Ratings

    Call Management

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.5

    Fuze

    75%
    Fuze ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Answering rules

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    98 Ratings

    Call recording

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.1
    71%
    88 Ratings

    Call park

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    72 Ratings

    Message alerts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    92 Ratings

    VoIP system collaboration

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.2

    Fuze

    82%
    Fuze ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Video conferencing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    76 Ratings

    Audio conferencing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    89 Ratings

    Mobile apps

    8x8 Contact Center

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.3

    Fuze

    83%
    Fuze ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Mobile app for iOS

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    93 Ratings

    Mobile app for Android

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    76 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • 8x8 Contact Center is rated higher in 4 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability, Implementation Rating
    • Fuze is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    7.9

    8x8 Contact Center

    79%
    84 Ratings
    7.5

    Fuze

    75%
    115 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    1 Rating
    7.1

    Fuze

    71%
    20 Ratings

    Usability

    8.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    81%
    16 Ratings
    7.4

    Fuze

    74%
    12 Ratings

    Availability

    8x8 Contact Center

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7

    Fuze

    87%
    4 Ratings

    Performance

    8x8 Contact Center

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Fuze

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.4

    8x8 Contact Center

    64%
    73 Ratings
    7.0

    Fuze

    70%
    161 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    8x8 Contact Center

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Fuze

    80%
    2 Ratings

    Online Training

    8x8 Contact Center

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Fuze

    90%
    2 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    9.1

    8x8 Contact Center

    91%
    1 Rating
    7.9

    Fuze

    79%
    186 Ratings

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    7.3

    8x8 Contact Center

    73%
    1 Rating

    Fuze

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8x8 Contact Center

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5

    Fuze

    75%
    3 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8x8 Contact Center

    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.
    Amye Roberson | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    Fuze has way more capability than we need for our small office so it might be best suited for large installations, call centers, and complex environments. Our office is small and our needs [are] minimal, so when we need support we are challenged to understand the support person due to our lack of technical sophistication. We sometimes feel like we should switch to a solution more geared for consumers or SOHO. Nevertheless, Fuze provides reliable service at [a] reasonable cost that meets our needs, and because support is rarely needed we are happy with them most of the time, i.e. when support isn't needed.
    Howard Feist | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    8x8 Contact Center

    • 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.
    Gary Savage | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    • Support Team - the best I have ever worked with. They help 24/7 on any issue I could come across. Usually it is an item I could fix myself and they fix it and show me how to fix the same issue if I have it in the future.
    • Contact Center - We do Commercial Collections involving Sales and Collections. We have 50 people on the phone at one time. Contact Center lets a Manager listen live and gives help if the rep needs help selling or collecting.
    • Pandemic 2020 - without Fuze we would have been unable to work for 3 months. They saved our "rears" since we already had all their services up and running for years.
    Wendy Wilcox | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    8x8 Contact Center

    • 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.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    • Desktop application stability and compatibility with certain hardware.
    • Better installation - Per-user and per-computer installs sometimes compete with one another and/or upgrades fail to install.
    • [The] desktop app is not best for touchscreen-enabled devices due to lack of ability to scroll through messages using a finger or stylus.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    8x8 Contact Center

    General

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

    Starting Price

    8x8 Contact Center Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Fuze

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $15 per month

    Fuze Editions & Modules

    Edition
    US Outbound$0.021
    Fuze Meetings$152
    1. Per Minute
    2. Per User/Per Month
    Additional Pricing Details
    https://www.fuze.com/fuze-plans

    Likelihood to Renew

    8x8 Contact Center

    8x8 Contact Center 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    No answer on this topic is available.

    Fuze

    Fuze 7.1
    Based on 20 answers
    Fuze is a solid application that is a great asset to the business for our sales staff to make daily calls to clients and candidates. Managers can monitor call data and times to keep up to date with team performance, as well as monitor calls for users on their team. The Fuze/MS Teams integration is an exciting prospect that would be very beneficial to us as a business, for seamless integration between the 2 platforms.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    8x8 Contact Center

    8x8 Contact Center 8.1
    Based on 16 answers
    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!!
    Kelly Disera | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    Fuze 7.4
    Based on 12 answers
    Fuze was built with the end-user in mind. It was built to have a common interface on mobile and desktop. Fuze Web is new, and it also has the exact same interface as the desktop and mobile, and they are still working on the ability to make phone calls from the browser itself, currently it can do meetings just fine. Everything about Fuze was built with the end-user in mind.
    D. SKye Hodges | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    8x8 Contact Center

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Fuze

    Fuze 8.7
    Based on 4 answers
    We've had a few outages over the past year. More than other vendors I've used. They usually have outages fixed within an hour. The downside is they do not provide root cause of outages. If they do at takes them at least a month to get it to you
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Performance

    8x8 Contact Center

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Fuze

    Fuze 8.0
    Based on 4 answers
    Since Fuze runs across multiple devices and platforms they really strived to make a lightweight interface that is optimized for phone calls, chat, and collaboration. The web client loads fast, the chat is always up-to-date, phone calls arrive on-time. The desktop client is the most feature rich and basically it just adds desktop sharing functionality as well as VoIP for calling, and the mobile client doesn't consume a lot of battery, and it stays running to get phone calls, chats, and can do meetings over Wifi, Cellular Data, or Cellular voice.
    D. SKye Hodges | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    8x8 Contact Center

    8x8 Contact Center 6.4
    Based on 73 answers
    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.
    Chris Nguyen | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    Fuze 7.0
    Based on 161 answers
    Our experience with Fuze support has been overall very positive. Their technicians seem to be well trained and able to handle a variety of requests and issues without unnecessary delays or extensive troubleshooting. Fuze allows enough customer access to avoid the need to call support for every little issue but is ready to assist when issues are beyond our capabilities to resolve.
    John Dennis | TrustRadius Reviewer

    In-Person Training

    8x8 Contact Center

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Fuze

    Fuze 8.0
    Based on 2 answers
    At many of our sites with more than 50 users, Fuze sent someone onsite to train. This worked surprisingly well, as the trainer allowed the users to set the pace and answered TONS of questions. Fuze has a very streamlined training process, their staff is very professional, very knowledgeable and very engaging.
    D. SKye Hodges | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Online Training

    8x8 Contact Center

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Fuze

    Fuze 9.0
    Based on 2 answers
    Fuze has vast amounts of training videos and guides on how to use its products and services. There are literally endless-hours of training and I often point end-users to a particular video which addresses the specific needs of the user, for example: how to check voicemail. Or, how to share your desktop, etc.
    D. SKye Hodges | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    8x8 Contact Center

    8x8 Contact Center 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    It was extremely easy
    Amye Roberson | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    Fuze 7.9
    Based on 186 answers
    Personally, I didn't have any trouble getting started with Fuze. It was installed on my computer on my first day and I was good to go! Little to no hiccups. I was not with the company when they first adapted Fuze so I can not speak to the implementation as a whole.
    Danielle Bulla | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    8x8 Contact Center

    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.
    Chris Bugg | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    Fuze was far more expensive and more complicated to set up. Our current platform took a few days to set up with SSO. Our contact center took a bit longer but works amazingly.
    Justin Lacroix | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    8x8 Contact Center

    8x8 Contact Center 7.3
    Based on 1 answer
    It is pretty much "Par for the course" with the options out there with other vendors.
    Keith Simpson | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Scalability

    8x8 Contact Center

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Fuze

    Fuze 7.5
    Based on 3 answers
    Fuze does have scalability limits but most of that is how many end-points they can put on a virtual PBX, or VCX as they call them, I THINK its limit is somewhere between 2,000 and 5,000, but we've not had issues with that because we have put users into various VCXs some by location, some by department or function. Either way, we have 7,000 currently deployed, and are going to end up with over 15,000 when we are done, Fuze is VERY scalable.
    D. SKye Hodges | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    8x8 Contact Center

    • 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.
    Michael Furman | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Fuze

    • We receive constant negative feedback from mangers about the system not functioning correctly. (This is mainly due to lack of support from Fuze)
    • This has had a positive impact in that the system is cheaper and we are missing less calls due to the functionality of the system.
    Mikey Romero | TrustRadius Reviewer

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