8x8 Contact Center vs. Maestro

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
8x8 Contact Center
Score 7.6 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
Maestro
Score 6.9 out of 10
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Maestro is an employee performance and talent mangement software solution offered by Madison.N/A
Pricing
8x8 Contact CenterMaestro
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
8x8 Contact CenterMaestro
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 CenterMaestro
Contact Center Software
Comparison of Contact Center Software features of Product A and Product B
8x8 Contact Center
7.0
131 Ratings
18% below category average
Maestro
-
Ratings
Agent dashboard7.8116 Ratings00 Ratings
Validate callers7.0105 Ratings00 Ratings
Outbound response8.0102 Ratings00 Ratings
Call forwarding8.0119 Ratings00 Ratings
Click-to-call (CTC)5.677 Ratings00 Ratings
Warm transfer8.0115 Ratings00 Ratings
Predictive dialing7.953 Ratings00 Ratings
Interactive voice response7.169 Ratings00 Ratings
REST APIs7.641 Ratings00 Ratings
Call scripts7.469 Ratings00 Ratings
Call tracking6.9115 Ratings00 Ratings
Multichannel integration4.667 Ratings00 Ratings
CRM software integration4.459 Ratings00 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
Maestro
-
Ratings
Inbound call routing7.8111 Ratings00 Ratings
Omnichannel inbound routing8.161 Ratings00 Ratings
Recording8.0108 Ratings00 Ratings
Quality management7.7108 Ratings00 Ratings
Call analytics7.6108 Ratings00 Ratings
Historical reporting7.4100 Ratings00 Ratings
Live reporting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer surveys7.257 Ratings00 Ratings
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8x8 Contact CenterMaestro
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User Ratings
8x8 Contact CenterMaestro
Likelihood to Recommend
7.7
(135 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.7
(6 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
8.3
(21 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
4.0
(52 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
In-Person Training
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.5
(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 CenterMaestro
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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Madison
Maestro is great for managing my membership and is terrific with reservations. At this time I am not sure if there is any scenario where it is less appropriate. I guess it doesn't work well as an interface for a golf shop, for tee times, etc. And, any golf product we get doesn't speak well with Maestro, so maybe golf. But, they may have a solution for that too.
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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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Madison
  • Easy progress reports using a type of "mail merge" built in template
  • Reports tab is a nice feature
  • Seems fairly stable and reliable
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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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Madison
  • Guest Names - I do have some difficulty with guest names. Many people want two names on their member profile. When I use Schmoe, Joe And Jane, it capitalizes the A in and. If I use the ampersand I have issues with the name processing. So, just one primary member and no ampersand.
  • Creating New Folios - For some reason it is very easy to create a new folio under a member account and you have to finish creating it before you can back out of it. I have done that a few times but not a huge deal.
  • Access Levels - Is there an easy to follow list of access levels and what they include? I guess I should ask Maestro this. Maybe not an issue...
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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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Madison
Maestro is what we are comfortable with and probably what we'll stay with, but it can be slow at times and lacks certain functionalities
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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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Madison
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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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Madison
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Performance
8x8, Inc.
Yes everything loads quickly and its ready for use
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Madison
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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Madison
I love Maestro support! They are always available or get back to you quickly. The employees that work at Maestro must get treated well because they are always positive and patient on the phone with me. And, even though I am not great with technology they always help me find a solution.
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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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Madison
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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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Madison
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Implementation Rating
8x8, Inc.
It was extremely easy
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Madison
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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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Madison
Maestro is the first lodging software I have reviewed. I do not have much other experience with lodging software so I am unable to compare. I do really like that Maestro has the support we need in an ever challenging customer service world. Thanks for being a great tool for our resort!
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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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Madison
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Scalability
8x8, Inc.
It was implemented across the board in the company and has worked perfectly
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Madison
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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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Madison
  • Maestro allows me to log all communication with families, eliminating any question as to when I reached out
  • Maestro is a huge time saver with sending progress reports
  • Maestro lacks customization that would make teachers more efficient
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