Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite vs. Sugar Serve

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
Score 9.0 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Agiloft's Flexible Service Desk Suite includes the elements needed to manage a complex service desk: Internal Help Desk, External Customer Support, Change Management, Asset Management, RMA Management, and complete ITIL/ITSM capability. According to the vendor, these fully integrated applications work together to form a single system of record for all of an organization’s IT service processes, for 360-degree visibility and control. The vendor says their solution is designed to adapt and scale to…
$65
per month
Sugar Serve
Score 9.0 out of 10
N/A
SugarCRM offers Sugar Serve, a version of its CRM providing en emphasis on customer service automation, service case management, SLA management, customer self-service and includes the SugarBPM workflow tool to automate processes.N/A
Pricing
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk SuiteSugar Serve
Editions & Modules
Free Trial
$0
per license/per month
Professional
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Professional Extended
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Enterprise
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Enterprise Extended
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk SuiteSugar Serve
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeRequiredNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk SuiteSugar Serve
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Features
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk SuiteSugar Serve
Incident and problem management
Comparison of Incident and problem management features of Product A and Product B
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.4
2 Ratings
13% above category average
Sugar Serve
8.9
2 Ratings
12% above category average
Organize and prioritize service tickets10.02 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Service restoration10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Self-service tools10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Subscription-based notifications10.01 Ratings9.52 Ratings
ITSM reports and dashboards7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Expert directory00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
ITSM collaboration and documentation00 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Ticket creation and submission00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Ticket response00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
ITSM asset management
Comparison of ITSM asset management features of Product A and Product B
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
9.0
2 Ratings
9% above category average
Sugar Serve
-
Ratings
Configuration mangement8.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Policy and contract enforcement10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Change management
Comparison of Change management features of Product A and Product B
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
10.0
2 Ratings
17% above category average
Sugar Serve
-
Ratings
Change requests repository10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Service-level management10.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Self Help Community
Comparison of Self Help Community features of Product A and Product B
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
-
Ratings
Sugar Serve
8.8
2 Ratings
13% above category average
External knowledge base00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Internal knowledge base00 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Multi-Channel Help
Comparison of Multi-Channel Help features of Product A and Product B
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk Suite
-
Ratings
Sugar Serve
8.9
2 Ratings
15% above category average
Customer portal00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
IVR00 Ratings8.52 Ratings
Social integration00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Email support00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
Help Desk CRM integration00 Ratings9.02 Ratings
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User Ratings
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk SuiteSugar Serve
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(12 ratings)
9.0
(2 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
8.9
(9 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.3
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
8.6
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Agiloft Flexible Service Desk SuiteSugar Serve
Likelihood to Recommend
Agiloft
Agiloft is most suited to meeting the needs of an organization that requires rapid and frequent process changes for critical processes, and values empowering the people who do the job to determine how best to automate it - essentially rapidly growing, democratic organization.It's hard to imagine an inappropriate scenario to use Agiloft, but one that comes to mind is organzations requiring a complete, finished, highly structured solution that they do not want to change over time. Agiloft is designed with the expectation that clients will adapt it to their needs so many functions are left undone, rather than throwing a "kitchen sink" at the customer and letting them choose what they need.The best way to work with Agiloft is to take the training class, then have a small success with a small team, involving the employees and first level management in the deployment. They'll tell everyone else how much they like it. This reduces the possibility of slow development cycles and an undue dependence on outside expertise, while maximizing the return on Agiloft's investment in easy customizability.
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SugarCRM
The idea of Sugar Serve, is similar to SugarCRM, so I feel more comfortable implementing it, thanks to having used SugarCRM in the past. It allows us to change and adapt the design to be able to use it according to the needs of my department and according to the goals of our company. It is a great help to have the customization that Sugar Serve offers us. If we want to connect to an external service, we just contact our IT staff to develop a module that connects internally via API.
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Pros
Agiloft
  • Fully GUI based interface that has drastically reduced the time to add new features/workflows.
  • The product was very easy to deploy and add features like Single-Sign On and user provisioning from our internal DataWarehouse. Again, vendor support was a big help while implementing those features.
  • The workflows include a very comprehensive rule-based system that can trigger various actions like escalations, emails, changes of request state and more. All without any coding. Again, fully GUI based.
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SugarCRM
  • Customizable messages.
  • Mood survey.
  • Auto response.
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Cons
Agiloft
  • With flexibility comes complexity, so we have needed to use consulting time to implement some of our needs. The learning curve can be steep, but the product can accommodate nearly any scenario.
  • At one point we seemed to have some performance issues, but those seem to be in the past.
  • The text messaging integration would be nice.
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SugarCRM
  • The interface that works with other systems is not ready, it lacks extensibility by default.
  • It necessitates the presence of a responsible someone with some programming skills.
  • The problem is especially noticeable with custom objects. Elements that should be removed remain, or an error occurs, making it a bit useless.
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Likelihood to Renew
Agiloft
We're comfortable and happy with our purchase of Agiloft. Our end users have been happy with the tool, and appreciate the time savings and efficiency it has gave them. Agiloft also appears to actually care about you being a customer, which makes a difference to me.
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SugarCRM
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Usability
Agiloft
For the most part, it is an easy and intuitive system to use. There are many small things that could be improved to make the system work even easier. However, overall it is very easy to use if you have a good grasp on computer programs and using them to build things. I do not have any computer science or programming background, and I am able to use this system with few problems.
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SugarCRM
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Agiloft
We often hear back very quickly with answers to our questions. They also support their answers at times with screenshots and videos to help further explain their advice and suggestions. The only reason it isn't a 10 is because sometimes using only the online support system, sometimes things aren't communicated as well as they would be over the phone. However, we know if there is a major issue going on, we can call Agiloft for support.
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SugarCRM
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Alternatives Considered
Agiloft
Most of the other CRM software packages we evaluated were either too complicated or time
consuming to setup and customize, or they were too expensive, especially since many
of the companies charge additional fees for each additional module or function
you want to use.
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SugarCRM
Its quick response, customer service, and ticketing service are the best.
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Return on Investment
Agiloft
  • Helps us organize tasks and projects and the data associated with each project
  • Helps us organize our resources to meet the demand of issues and events
  • This has helped us keep moving forward during times we otherwise would have pulled back.
  • Completely revolutionized our way of work life. Upwards of approx 300 percent productivity and complexity..
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SugarCRM
  • The contents managed by Excel are migrated so that employees can consult and update them at any time from the browser.
  • It is simple and versatile, so it can be used both by the work team and in all departments involved in the system, simplifying the management of processes, and collaboration and documentation
  • It allows us to check visually and comprehensively, the status of the company and each of its members in an easy-to-understand way. Which facilitates decision-making and help desk CRM integration
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