36 Ratings
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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 7.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Alexa

I would definitely recommend--and have recommended--Alexa to any one of my colleagues. She is just too versatile for anyone not to absolutely love!
Katie Bindert | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

Any application where real-time communication is required.Not suited for secure communications.If storage and network overhead are a concern, Microsoft Bot Framework is lightweight and no additional storage capacity or network interfaces are needed.If 100% availability is required, this is not a good choice, stability was an area of concern.
Maurice Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Alexa

  • It sources website analytics for most websites we're interested in tracking.
  • Each website's dashboard is easy to understand and pull numbers from.
  • We can get very nitty gritty with the numbers we're pulling or keep it simple by just pulling basic website visitor stats.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

  • Azure Bot Services helps to run frequently asked questions speedily and consistently. Thereby, reducing customer issues/inquiries management.
Francis Banda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Alexa

  • Hidden costs may end up losing lot of money, Pricing model is not good
  • API calls fail sometimes
  • Website suggestions are irrelevant sometimes
Shivani Sharma | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

  • Azure documentation still needs some improvement.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Alexa

Alexa 9.0
Based on 3 answers
It is well structured for Internet analytics and traffic data.
KAJAL AGARWAL | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework) 7.3
Based on 3 answers
Microsoft offers robust support without a high amount of extra cost to add this product on into our existing support contract.No new onsite personnel as required and training sessions and manuals were included.Very fast response and problem resolution were made available.Detailed configuration guidance was provided at no extra cost.Patching was a bit too frequent.
Maurice Samuels | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Alexa

If you want to focus only on your own web analytics, then Google Analytics is the way to go as no product will give you more accurate data. However, what Google Analytics cannot do is the competitive analysis functionality, which is where a product like Alexa comes in. It's about on par with SimilarWeb in many ways, they just go about the analytics in slightly different ways. Really, it comes down to personal preference as to which you prefer. Thankfully both offer free trials so you can test out the platforms before fully committing. SimilarWeb may be a bit better in terms of mobile web data.
Jimmy Mack | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

Azure Bot Services is part of Azure subscription so it is ideal to have apps working [on] one platform so as to manage resources effectively.
Francis Banda | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Alexa

  • I am ready to write a full blown Alexa skill application to make money
  • I got exposed to the Web development environment of Amazon web service by learning Alexa
Ann Le | TrustRadius Reviewer

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

  • High impact on time savings.
  • Database independent support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Alexa

General

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

Azure Bot Service (Microsoft Bot Framework)

General

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

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