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Likelihood to Recommend

Acquire.io

Our company uses Acquire's co-browse and chat functionality to assist customers with technical issues with our website, help clarify what to enter into our online loan applications, and provide service through website and mobile chat. It is very effective for these use cases.
Brad Tharp | 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

Acquire.io
Twilio
8.8
Agent dashboard
Acquire.io
Twilio
9.2
Validate callers
Acquire.io
Twilio
9.2
Outbound response
Acquire.io
Twilio
8.4
Call forwarding
Acquire.io
Twilio
8.0
Warm transfer
Acquire.io
Twilio
6.1
Interactive voice response
Acquire.io
Twilio
9.2
REST APIs
Acquire.io
Twilio
9.5
Call scripts
Acquire.io
Twilio
9.2
Call tracking
Acquire.io
Twilio
9.2
Multichannel integration
Acquire.io
Twilio
8.6
CRM software integration
Acquire.io
Twilio
9.5

Workforce Optimization (WFO)

Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Inbound call routing
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Recording
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Quality management
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Call analytics
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Historical reporting
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Live reporting
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Customer surveys
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0
Customer interaction analytics
Acquire.io
Twilio
10.0

Pros

Acquire.io

  • Acquire is easy to implement and integrate with websites.
  • Very responsive to new development requests and support.
  • Acquire is esy to use for both the customer and service agent.
Brad Tharp | 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

Acquire.io

  • The product is stand-alone chat and co-browse, not really omni-channel.
  • Workforce management features, work distribution and control, could use some improvement.
Brad Tharp | 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

Acquire.io

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Acquire.io

Acquire.io 9.0
Based on 2 answers
They are very responsive to inquiries, and quickly make product changes when asked.
Brad Tharp | 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

Acquire.io

We looked at ZenDesk, Genesys, and other products.We selected Acquire because their online demo is pretty amazing, they are easy to integrate/implement, and were very responsive during initial conversations.
Brad Tharp | 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

Acquire.io

  • Acquire gave us chat as a service channel.
  • It gave us insight and details on long-standing, but hard to prove, website concerns.
Brad Tharp | 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

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Pricing Details

Acquire.io

General

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

Acquire.io Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
When you sign up for your trial of Support you'll have access to all Team Package features. At any point during the trial, you can choose a plan and pay by credit card, debit card or paypal from within your account.

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

Acquire.io
9.0
Twilio
8.6

Usability

Acquire.io
Twilio
9.0

Support Rating

Acquire.io
9.0
Twilio
7.3

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