Amazon Connect vs. Genesys Multicloud CX (discontinued)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Amazon Connect
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Launched in 2017 and available on AWS, Amazon Connect is a cloud-based omnichannel contact center designed to provide a seamless experience across voice and website live chat, featuring skills-based routing, task tracking, and analytic tools to track customer interactions, or evaluate agent activity. It can support office-based or virtual contact centers. The service is pay-per-usage, per feature.
$0
per profile/per month
Genesys Multicloud CX (discontinued)
Score 7.6 out of 10
N/A
Genesys Multicloud CX (formerly Genesys Engage, or PureEngage) is the Genesys customer engagement platform for enterprises. It is designed to be flexible for enterprises, who often have multiple and multi-national locations (including outsourcing) and large peak volumes and populations.N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
Customer Profiles
$0.0025
per profile/per month
Chat
$0
per message
Contact Lens (5 million+ monthly minutes)
$0.0125
per minute
Contact Lens (first 5 million monthly minutes)
$0.015
per minute
Voice
$0.02
per minute
Voice ID
$0.025
per transaction
Tasks
$0.04
per task
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
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Free Trial
YesNo
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
Top Cons
Features
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Contact Center Software
Comparison of Contact Center Software features of Product A and Product B
Amazon Connect
7.2
4 Ratings
15% below category average
Genesys Multicloud CX (discontinued)
9.1
118 Ratings
9% above category average
Agent dashboard5.24 Ratings9.9109 Ratings
Validate callers7.14 Ratings9.996 Ratings
Outbound response7.14 Ratings9.099 Ratings
Call forwarding7.14 Ratings8.189 Ratings
Click-to-call (CTC)7.14 Ratings9.083 Ratings
Warm transfer8.94 Ratings9.9105 Ratings
Predictive dialing5.13 Ratings9.381 Ratings
Interactive voice response6.14 Ratings9.9106 Ratings
REST APIs9.03 Ratings9.999 Ratings
Call scripts5.34 Ratings9.075 Ratings
Call tracking7.14 Ratings9.9103 Ratings
Multichannel integration9.14 Ratings9.8105 Ratings
CRM software integration8.94 Ratings5.299 Ratings
Workforce Optimization (WFO)
Comparison of Workforce Optimization (WFO) features of Product A and Product B
Amazon Connect
5.9
4 Ratings
33% below category average
Genesys Multicloud CX (discontinued)
8.5
107 Ratings
3% above category average
Inbound call routing9.04 Ratings9.0100 Ratings
Omnichannel inbound routing5.34 Ratings9.992 Ratings
Recording7.14 Ratings8.980 Ratings
Quality management7.14 Ratings8.180 Ratings
Call analytics3.34 Ratings8.188 Ratings
Historical reporting5.34 Ratings9.9103 Ratings
Live reporting5.24 Ratings8.9100 Ratings
Customer surveys5.24 Ratings6.864 Ratings
Customer interaction analytics5.24 Ratings7.173 Ratings
Best Alternatives
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Small Businesses
CloudTalk
CloudTalk
Score 9.3 out of 10
CloudTalk
CloudTalk
Score 9.3 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Score 10.0 out of 10
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Score 10.0 out of 10
Enterprises
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Score 8.9 out of 10
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Score 8.9 out of 10
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User Ratings
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Likelihood to Recommend
7.1
(4 ratings)
7.7
(147 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
7.9
(26 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
6.9
(18 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(4 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.1
(4 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.7
(21 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
8.1
(3 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
3.8
(11 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
6.5
(3 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
1.9
(4 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(4 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
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Likelihood to Recommend
Amazon AWS
Our company is a startup that is just starting to get wholesale customers. When we realized our customers needed support using our products, we set up a Contact Center via Amazon Connect. It has been very useful in allowing us to scale up very quickly, and provide services to our company as if we were a large corporation.
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Solution is extremely agile and flexible. The new generation of containerized solution would be a game changer since it brings the ease of deployment and ability to get the innovations to a new total different place. I believe it is really hard to find in the competition who would have something similar or even close
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Pros
Amazon AWS
  • Auto call distribution.
  • Web based scripting.
  • Easy chat deployment.
  • Call Recording.
  • Customer heat check.
  • Detailed reporting.
  • Live monitoring.
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  • VHT as a stand alone model can be easily plugged into to the current call routing with minimal changes and it works like charm.
  • Platform SDKs are a powerful tool that help integrate with other third party solutions or to build custom made applications.
  • The whole routing solution is amazing . With user friendly composer, you have the option of building both VRUs and routing strategies. And, they are very easy to deploy.
  • The level of details for report customization is another strong point.
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Cons
Amazon AWS
  • On reports and analytics, [I feel] Amazon Connect is slightly behind, and it should be perfected.
  • [In my experience], Amazon Connect lacks social platform integration, which is convenient and resourceful currently.
  • [I believe] Amazon Connect should include a queue management feature, for the call centers and customer help.
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  • Genesys needs to pick up the pace with application upgrades. We see more and more issues with Genesys applications falling behind the operating systems versions. We need more apps to be ready for the latest server OC models. There is a lag.
  • There seems to be constant unrest with the management application platform, CME, SCI, Genesys administrator, GAX, then GAX plugins, then a move away from plugins. We would like one stable management platform that encompasses ALL aspects of management within the contact center.
  • Real-time reporting deficiencies with Genesys pulse web. this application cannot live up to CCPulse with respect to flexibility of views. Pulse web was a plugin now it's not a plugin any longer. constant movement, we finally get pulse web plugin onto production, 6 months later these something supposedly better.
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Likelihood to Renew
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
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Genesys Engage is instrumental in us meeting our service obligations to our customers. Engage enables our organization to deliver interactions to the right staff and helps us minimize service and coverage gaps through historical and real-time reporting. Additionally, we feel that only Genesys Engage can meet and exceed our business needs and requirements.
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Usability
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
Overall, from a customer perspective and also an agent perspective, it is very easy to use Genesys Engage's platform. The Agent Desktop and Genesys WDE are good. Usability is high and I would consider it an easy to use product and easy to adopt from this perspective.
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Reliability and Availability
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
There are occasional failures, but distributed and High Availability features work well when architected, installed, and configured properly. Thoroughly reading and understanding system documentation is a must.
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Performance
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
Never being disappointed in my 11 plus years of utilizing the various aspects of the system. No matter what we throw at it, the systems continue to perform as expected.
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Support Rating
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
There's definitely room for improvement. I would have love to see the chat functionality work more frequently. The level of expertise has diminished over the years. I understand that this in part has to do with the number of new products that has been introduced, but should not be an excuse for the lack of readiness.
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In-Person Training
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
Good training, but on limited locations. You can almost only follow trainings in europ in the UK and in Germany. Uk location is relatively difficult to get to and on a exppensive location. The content of the training is good, supplied training material is okay, but sometimes a bit outdated. When you follow a training it is most likely because of a recent purchase which is uasually the latest version.
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Online Training
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
Interesting webinars on relevant topic are being provided regularly. Th e webinars a often provided by Genesys and hosted by a very experienced product owner. In many occasions a customer is invited to share his / her experiences and best practices. Webinars can be watched at a later time for your convenience.
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Implementation Rating
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
It was a death march. We finally learned enough about the product to know that our vendor knew nothing and had done it wrong. We hired voice engineers and took over the project. We should have fired our vendor much earlier
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Alternatives Considered
Amazon AWS
We worked through a Request For Proposal to check different Contact Center platforms, we evaluated Talkdesk, Amazon Connect and Genesys PureConnect, all of them as a SaaS platforms, and trying to go to a pay per use model. The best option for us was Amazon Connect, with a pure pay per use model according to the minutes of use, instead of the number of agents. As our goal was to automate the maximum number of contacts, we didn't want a license model based in the number of agents
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For a similar contact center structure, I find Genesys products are faster to produce outcomes, and fast to respond (loading, changing screens...). However, in terms of user interface, I do prefer the way NICE did things there. Coming from an agent background, I find that the NICE agent interface is more visually appealing and offers more flexibility (parameters for agent exceptions).
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Scalability
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Discontinued Products
The Interactive Intelligence SIP based contact center platform has broken through the barriers of "board based" technology to processor based limits on scalability. This means their CIC premise or cloud platform can be engineered to support agent counts into the thousands.
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Return on Investment
Amazon AWS
  • Amazon Collect has allowed us to scale quickly and retain flexibility.
  • Amazon Collect has allowed us to provide omnichannel support as if we were a larger corporation.
  • Amazon Collect has allowed us to retain productivity.
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  • Utilizing Genesys Contact Center Portfolio has added increased employee efficiency, providing better availability to customer demands which in turn has increased customer satisfaction.
  • Utilizing Genesys Contact Center Portfolio has added increased management efficiency, automating resource planning and scheduling and providing management more time to focus on other important tasks.
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ScreenShots

Genesys Multicloud CX (discontinued) Screenshots

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