8x8 Contact Center vs. Vantage Point

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
Vantage Point
Score 1.0 out of 10
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Vantage Point is a call center workforce management application from Pipkins in Chesterfield, Missouri.N/A
Pricing
8x8 Contact CenterVantage Point
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
8x8 Contact CenterVantage Point
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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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
8x8 Contact CenterVantage Point
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
Vantage Point
-
Ratings
Agent dashboard7.8116 Ratings00 Ratings
Validate callers6.9105 Ratings00 Ratings
Outbound response8.0102 Ratings00 Ratings
Call forwarding8.0119 Ratings00 Ratings
Click-to-call (CTC)5.577 Ratings00 Ratings
Warm transfer8.0115 Ratings00 Ratings
Predictive dialing7.953 Ratings00 Ratings
Interactive voice response7.169 Ratings00 Ratings
REST APIs7.541 Ratings00 Ratings
Call scripts7.469 Ratings00 Ratings
Call tracking6.9115 Ratings00 Ratings
Multichannel integration4.567 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
Vantage Point
-
Ratings
Inbound call routing7.8111 Ratings00 Ratings
Omnichannel inbound routing8.161 Ratings00 Ratings
Recording8.0108 Ratings00 Ratings
Quality management7.7108 Ratings00 Ratings
Call analytics7.5108 Ratings00 Ratings
Historical reporting7.3100 Ratings00 Ratings
Live reporting9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer surveys7.157 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
8x8 Contact CenterVantage Point
Likelihood to Recommend
7.7
(135 ratings)
1.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.7
(6 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.3
(21 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
3.5
(52 ratings)
1.0
(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 CenterVantage Point
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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Pipkins
It's great if you have a small contact center and are very comfortable with Vantage Point's coding, and you don't use Macs. Outside of that it can be a pretty tough platform to use. If you are running a large contact center or anything that will change much, I wouldn't recommend Vantage Point
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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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Pipkins
  • Cheap - Vantage point is a very economic solution.
  • Strong WFM models - Modified Erlang is great.
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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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Pipkins
  • Predications are not accurate, much less than 80% they advertise
  • Price point is high
  • Try to charge you for indicators [that] would be free on literally any platform, MACD for example
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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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Pipkins
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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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Pipkins
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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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Pipkins
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Performance
8x8, Inc.
Yes everything loads quickly and its ready for use
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Pipkins
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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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Pipkins
We didn't have a clear operating agreement, and whenever we would call or email them they would tell us they were working on something, then we wouldn't hear back. We could have solved the problems ourselves if we had known we needed to - poor communication
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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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Pipkins
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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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Pipkins
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Implementation Rating
8x8, Inc.
It was extremely easy
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Pipkins
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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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Pipkins
We picked Vantage Point based on functionality and price. We wanted something that was purely wfm and not anything else. Vantage Point has an a la carte solution and is very economical. In some ways, the failure of Vantage Point for our application wasn't Vantage Point's fault. We didn't dedicate as many resources as needed. That said, we didn't feel we got any support from their team
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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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Pipkins
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Scalability
8x8, Inc.
It was implemented across the board in the company and has worked perfectly
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Pipkins
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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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Pipkins
  • Not much impact.
  • Learned we needed to dedicate a full FTE to just program/manage Vantage Point.
  • We eventually built our own scheduling tool since it was not intuitive.
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