Amazon Connect vs. Whatfix

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
Whatfix
Score 9.4 out of 10
N/A
Whatfix is a SaaS-based platform that enables businesses to create real-time interactive guides on their application. Whatfix can be integrated with ease across all user touch-points inside any platform across the web and desktop. Whatfix helps businesses with: Simplifying User Onboarding Making Employee Training Quicker and Effective Reducing Customer Support Costs by Making Platforms/Applications Self-serving Whatfix key features and…N/A
Pricing
Amazon ConnectWhatfix
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
Amazon ConnectWhatfix
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsAll Pricing models are customized and tailor-made according to the customer's requirement. Please contact sales@whatfix.com for more details.
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Features
Amazon ConnectWhatfix
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
Whatfix
-
Ratings
Agent dashboard5.34 Ratings00 Ratings
Validate callers7.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Outbound response7.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Call forwarding7.14 Ratings00 Ratings
Click-to-call (CTC)7.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Warm transfer8.94 Ratings00 Ratings
Predictive dialing5.13 Ratings00 Ratings
Interactive voice response6.24 Ratings00 Ratings
REST APIs9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Call scripts5.44 Ratings00 Ratings
Call tracking7.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Multichannel integration9.14 Ratings00 Ratings
CRM software integration8.94 Ratings00 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
Whatfix
-
Ratings
Inbound call routing9.04 Ratings00 Ratings
Omnichannel inbound routing5.44 Ratings00 Ratings
Recording7.24 Ratings00 Ratings
Quality management7.14 Ratings00 Ratings
Call analytics3.54 Ratings00 Ratings
Historical reporting5.44 Ratings00 Ratings
Live reporting5.34 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer surveys5.34 Ratings00 Ratings
Customer interaction analytics5.34 Ratings00 Ratings
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Amazon ConnectWhatfix
Small Businesses
CloudTalk
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Score 9.4 out of 10
ChurnZero
ChurnZero
Score 8.2 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Bright Pattern Contact Center
Score 10.0 out of 10
ChurnZero
ChurnZero
Score 8.2 out of 10
Enterprises
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Google Cloud Contact Center AI
Score 8.9 out of 10
WalkMe
WalkMe
Score 7.5 out of 10
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User Ratings
Amazon ConnectWhatfix
Likelihood to Recommend
7.2
(4 ratings)
9.1
(26 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(7 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(8 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(3 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(2 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Amazon ConnectWhatfix
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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Whatfix
Currently, we are only using Whatfix with Salesforce but are in the process of implementing on other systems. It is an excellent tool to organize and provide in-app access to training materials already created. It excels at providing guidance about tasks users don't complete often and, therefore, forget what they were trained about the process. The only sort of system it might not work well is one that provides its own robust in-app assistance. More than one type of tip icon being displayed, for instance, could be confusing.
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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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Whatfix
  • Whatfix is a vendor that listens to their client, understands their business challenges, and works with them to achieve their goals.
  • Feature enhancements are released every quarter, often with significant functionality improvements.
  • The support and engineering teams are outstanding - responsive, helpful and nothing is ever too much trouble. Literally, second-to-none!
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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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Whatfix
  • The possibility to select content/widgets at the time for "push to production" (some we would like to p2p for one single content, that is not possible at the moment).
  • I wish the filters in the dashboard would stay when you choose a content, currently you have to filter again and again.
  • In the analytics area, I would like the system to remember this for a certain time window after selecting the start date.
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Likelihood to Renew
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Whatfix
[We feel like] even though Whatfix has its flaws, we are impressed by the speed of development [and] their openness about their future improvements, [but] most important their proactive customer service and customer success team. Whatfix acts more like a partner than a supplier of a 3rd party tool, and we welcome that experience.
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Usability
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Whatfix
While they've made a lot of improvements in the last year, there are still challenges with walkthroughs and how beacons can be created. They are aware of these limitations and are actively soliciting customer feedback to help them remedy these shortcomings.
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Performance
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Whatfix
Sometimes there is a delay to showcase all whatfix elements
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Support Rating
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Whatfix
Whatfix is THE best vendor I've ever worked with when it comes to supporting their customers. The support team is friendly, helpful and always willing to listen to your suggestions and ideas. This also applies to the Engineering team who I've spent several hours on calls with debugging a few of the more challenging scenarios we have in place. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Whatfix and they are truly best-in-class when it comes to their support model.
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Online Training
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Whatfix
While helpful, the feedback from our employee was, that [they felt] the training was very high-level - sometimes confusing. It would be great to have some kind of sandbox environment for new users to train certain scenarios.
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Implementation Rating
Amazon AWS
No answers on this topic
Whatfix
Although Whatfix make the process relatively straightforward (they will provide Group Policy Scripts to install a Google Chrome extension specific to your organisation) its important to ensure your network deployment teams (if you have more than one) understand their role and what they need to do to test deployment once they undertaken the work.
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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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Whatfix
There is no comparison - Whatfix is the clear winner with us from the very beginning. As Whatfix continues to grow and innovate their product, engage with it's customers on a level beyond any I have every seen. They work as Partners with us, their teams from bottom to top are incredible - Customer Service, Collaboration Teams, Innovation, Sales, Success Mangers and everyone I missed are incredible. One team in particular I want to call out for there outstanding service, care and innovation to help us launch one of our systems is the Professional Services Team. Ganish, Joel, and everyone else who has been on our calls and worked behind the scenes to hit our incredible tight deadline in August - KUDOs for a job well done, You ROCK, THANK YOU words cannot describe how great you guys have been with us on this project, but on all of them. Whatfix's team definitely understands, the customer is first, they align with our values and we will continue to grow with them
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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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Whatfix
  • The hope is that it will make claiming expenses easier for employees which would allow them get on with their jobs and also take a number of basic queries away from the administrative team. Actual numbers are yet to be determined.
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ScreenShots

Whatfix Screenshots

Screenshot of The analytics of a Digital Adoption Platform helps determine what’s working (and what’s not) so  adjustments to your DAP can be made to DAP content as necessaryScreenshot of Analytics - Obtain reports on flow usage, queries served, drop-offs, and other engagement metricsScreenshot of Beacon - Create alerts to guide users to changes and new featuresScreenshot of Data validation - Tell users in real-time if the data they entered is accurate, based on pre-established criteriaScreenshot of In-app guidance - Step-by-step guided walkthroughs to take the user through every step of a taskScreenshot of Self-Help - Self-service support contextualized based on user role and location in the application