8x8 Contact Center vs. GoContact

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
8x8 Contact Center
Score 7.5 out of 10
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8x8 Contact Center is a solution that helps businesses boost engagement, collaboration, and operational effectiveness for customer success. Built on the 8x8 XCaaS platform, 8x8 Contact Center helps businesses to connect and collaborate with individuals working inside and outside of the organization.N/A
GoContact
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
GoContact in Portugal is a company specialized in integrated solutions for Contact Centers (IPBX + Contact Center Software + Communications). GoContact's integrated Contact Center platform provides IPBX, IVR, Inbound / Outbound Services, Scripts, Tickets, Chat, CRM, Reporting /Analytics, Quality, E-learning, SMS, and Text to Speech.N/A
Pricing
8x8 Contact CenterGoContact
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
8x8 Contact CenterGoContact
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Features
8x8 Contact CenterGoContact
Contact Center Software
Comparison of Contact Center Software features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Contact Center
6.9
131 Ratings
19% below category average
GoContact
9.4
2 Ratings
12% above category average
Agent dashboard7.8116 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Validate callers6.9105 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Outbound response8.0102 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Call forwarding8.0119 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Click-to-call (CTC)5.577 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Warm transfer8.0115 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Predictive dialing7.953 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Interactive voice response7.169 Ratings9.02 Ratings
REST APIs7.541 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Call scripts7.469 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Call tracking6.9115 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Multichannel integration4.567 Ratings9.02 Ratings
CRM software integration4.459 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Workforce Optimization (WFO)
Comparison of Workforce Optimization (WFO) features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Contact Center
7.8
122 Ratings
6% below category average
GoContact
9.4
2 Ratings
13% above category average
Inbound call routing7.8111 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Omnichannel inbound routing8.061 Ratings10.02 Ratings
Recording8.0108 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Quality management7.7108 Ratings10.01 Ratings
Call analytics7.5108 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Historical reporting7.3100 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Live reporting9.01 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Customer surveys7.157 Ratings9.01 Ratings
Customer interaction analytics00 Ratings10.01 Ratings
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8x8 Contact CenterGoContact
Small Businesses
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Score 9.4 out of 10
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Score 9.4 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
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Bright Pattern Contact Center
Score 10.0 out of 10
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Score 10.0 out of 10
Enterprises
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Score 8.9 out of 10
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Score 8.9 out of 10
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User Ratings
8x8 Contact CenterGoContact
Likelihood to Recommend
7.7
(135 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.6
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.2
(21 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
3.2
(52 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
In-Person Training
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.4
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Configurability
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
8.6
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
8x8 Contact CenterGoContact
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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GoContact
GoContact is a good choice for medium and larger contact centers who deal with more than 2k calls per day for example. This software is a leader in managing Outbound Campaigns and it's easy to use. It's also suitable if you don't have a CRM and want to manage tickets and omnichannel customer service. If you just want an easy to use and easy to setup software and just making occasional outbound calls there's cheaper solutions.
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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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GoContact
  • Outbound Campaings
  • Dashboards
  • Scripting
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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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GoContact
  • External SIP Phone method
  • Managing DDI's
  • Workforce Management
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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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GoContact
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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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GoContact
Every user adapts quicky to the workspace and functionality but technically it should be easier to deal with the soft phone configuration. Team Leaders and Business Managers can get all the information they need to make decisions with a high level of usability. GoContact should think about bringing their software to an app version like their competition is doing.
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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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GoContact
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Performance
8x8, Inc.
Yes everything loads quickly and its ready for use
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GoContact
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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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GoContact
Their support was in fact an extension of my team since day 1 and helped us in a big way with training, set up and solving operational doubts and issues in a fast and truly interested way. Personally, I had an account manager 24/7 at my disposal without any additional charge or something. They also care about our business and provide tips so we can get better results.
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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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GoContact
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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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GoContact
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Implementation Rating
8x8, Inc.
It was extremely easy
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GoContact
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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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GoContact
Since I was looking for a solution that allowed me to move about 50 door-to-door sellers to remote telemarketing work I needed a solution that was easy and fast to set up and to manage from a distance. GoContact is a leader in massive outbound solutions and very well recommended by people in my network.
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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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GoContact
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Scalability
8x8, Inc.
It was implemented across the board in the company and has worked perfectly
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GoContact
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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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GoContact
  • Fast Implementation during COVID19
  • Fair Retribution Model
  • Techincal Support easy to acess
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