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85 Ratings

8x8 Contact Center

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Likelihood to Recommend

8x8 Contact Center

Any business environment where you have remote workers, 8x8 is very well suited for that situation. Large call center operations are also well suited for 8x8 usage. The capabilities of 8x8 Contact Center allow for training (two party call listening). Additionally, the administration of 8x8 is relatively intuitive, and doesn't take a huge amount of time to set up new users.
Gary Savage | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

If you've ever gone to use a multi-factor authenticated app, and not had your authentication device nearby, but had another device on-hand, Authy is for you. Authy makes it easy to turn any of your devices into your second factor for authentication, ensuring that your codes are always at hand. Even if you don't want to use multiple devices, users will appreciate the ability to back up their authentication codes, so that if their authentication device is ever lost, they can easily recover the codes to a new device, without having to re-register the new device with their applications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Contact Center Software

8x8 Contact Center
7.6
Twilio
8.8
Agent dashboard
8x8 Contact Center
7.8
Twilio
9.3
Validate callers
8x8 Contact Center
8.1
Twilio
9.3
Outbound response
8x8 Contact Center
7.8
Twilio
8.4
Call forwarding
8x8 Contact Center
8.6
Twilio
8.0
Click-to-call (CTC)
8x8 Contact Center
7.3
Twilio
Warm transfer
8x8 Contact Center
8.4
Twilio
6.1
Predictive dialing
8x8 Contact Center
7.4
Twilio
Interactive voice response
8x8 Contact Center
8.5
Twilio
9.3
REST APIs
8x8 Contact Center
5.7
Twilio
9.5
Call scripts
8x8 Contact Center
8.4
Twilio
9.3
Call tracking
8x8 Contact Center
7.8
Twilio
9.3
Multichannel integration
8x8 Contact Center
6.9
Twilio
8.6
CRM software integration
8x8 Contact Center
6.2
Twilio
9.5

Workforce Optimization (WFO)

8x8 Contact Center
8.1
Twilio
10.0
Inbound call routing
8x8 Contact Center
8.6
Twilio
10.0
Omnichannel inbound routing
8x8 Contact Center
7.9
Twilio
Recording
8x8 Contact Center
8.4
Twilio
10.0
Quality management
8x8 Contact Center
7.8
Twilio
10.0
Call analytics
8x8 Contact Center
8.3
Twilio
10.0
Historical reporting
8x8 Contact Center
7.3
Twilio
10.0
Live reporting
8x8 Contact Center
9.0
Twilio
10.0
Customer surveys
8x8 Contact Center
7.8
Twilio
10.0
Customer interaction analytics
8x8 Contact Center
Twilio
10.0

Pros

8x8 Contact Center

  • 8x8 supports multiple platforms which made it easy to implement across our organization, with both physical and virtual phones for all employees.
  • 8x8 offers an easy to learn administration system, which is fairly robust and offers as much or as little customization as you may need for your business.
  • 8x8 comes with great onboarding support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • Easy implementation. Just a few lines of code.
  • Custom numbers for area codes (we have one in each different city).
  • Cost effective. Very cheap not only for a number (about $1 or so per number per month) but also for sending out automated SMS.
  • Good overview dashboards to see activity, send rates, and deliverability.
  • Number verification (so the text that makes you input a code) something we haven't used but will be adding in in the near future.
Evan Laird | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

8x8 Contact Center

  • The initial live support person can sometimes be difficult to communicate with. However, they will take down your key problems and escalate it to the right person to deal with your issues.
  • Better online chat support. The online chat seems to be limited to a bot to direct to their FAQ or to assist in opening a ticket only. The ability to schedule a chat online instead of calls would help.
Chris Nguyen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • There is some latency when calling international phone numbers.
  • You are charged for both incoming and outgoing calls so your costs can go up quite quickly depending on usage.
  • VoIP laws come into the picture depending on where you are located. You may need to get your IP whitelisted by your provider to allow VoIP calls within your location if this is the case for you. Would be great if Twilio could assist with this aspect.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

8x8 Contact Center

8x8 Contact Center 8.0
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

Twilio

Twilio 9.0
Based on 1 answer
It really cannot get much easier. Simply sign in, verify the device and off you go. I have found Authy to be very easy and almost identical across all the devices I use. I am disappointed about the slow update process. Authy could use some updating, but I have not seen it yet.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

8x8 Contact Center

8x8 Contact Center 7.1
Based on 69 answers
The agents took ownership and solved the problem. Restating and clarifying everything I said kept 8x8 from getting a "10" here. Despite the agents restating and clarifying too much, the senior technicians know what they are doing! They kept digging and digging until they found the problem, fixed it, and (most importantly) tested it before ending the call. This is not consistent with call center industry standards as most agents with other firms "fix" a problem and hang up. We don't learn how bad the "fix" was until later.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

Twilio 7.3
Based on 14 answers
I've never had to contact Authy's support. Of course, that's because Authy is so simple and easy to use that there hasn't been any need to. Authy correctly implements the time-based one-time password (TOTP) protocol, and becomes it conforms to the standard, it easily replaces Google Authenticator for your needs.
Anonymous | 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

Twilio

Google Authenticator — There's no contest here, Authy feels like a much better choice. It's much easier to recover from a lost phone, and it's one less Google app on my phone.1Password — This is actually the next product we plan to evaluate; it's more promising for sharing accounts across multiple users.
Jeff Eaton | 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

Twilio

  • Our ROI was improved compared to our previous providers. Twilio Voice fees are very reasonable comparing with similar alternatives.
  • We can add easily new phone numbers for as little as US$1 for newcomers and offices, just with the click of a button inside Twilio admin console.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

8x8 Contact Center

General

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

8x8 Contact Center Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Twilio

General

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

Twilio Editions & Modules

Edition
Local Calls$0.0131
Toll-Free Calls$0.0131
Browser / App Calls$0.0401
  1. Per Minute
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

8x8 Contact Center
8.3
Twilio
8.6

Usability

8x8 Contact Center
8.0
Twilio
9.0

Support Rating

8x8 Contact Center
7.1
Twilio
7.3

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