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Feature Set Ratings

  • Atlassian Confluence ranks higher in 3 feature sets: Project Management, Communication, File Sharing & Management

Project Management

7.5

Confluence

75%
6.5

Cisco Jabber

65%
Atlassian Confluence ranks higher in 6/7 features

Task Management

7.6
76%
82 Ratings
7.3
73%
66 Ratings

Gantt Charts

7.9
79%
12 Ratings
5.7
57%
10 Ratings

Scheduling

7.2
72%
21 Ratings
7.1
71%
74 Ratings

Workflow Automation

8.0
80%
54 Ratings
6.0
60%
17 Ratings

Mobile Access

6.9
69%
80 Ratings
8.1
81%
116 Ratings

Search

7.8
78%
102 Ratings
7.3
73%
106 Ratings

Visual planning tools

7.5
75%
81 Ratings
4.1
41%
17 Ratings

Communication

8.0

Confluence

80%
6.1

Cisco Jabber

61%
Atlassian Confluence ranks higher in 7/8 features

Chat

6.4
64%
15 Ratings
8.5
85%
144 Ratings

Notifications

8.6
86%
102 Ratings
8.3
83%
144 Ratings

Discussions

7.9
79%
96 Ratings
7.6
76%
122 Ratings

Surveys

7.0
70%
15 Ratings
5.0
50%
15 Ratings

Internal knowledgebase

9.3
93%
96 Ratings
5.3
53%
20 Ratings

Integrates with GoToMeeting

6.0
60%
3 Ratings
4.0
40%
12 Ratings

Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts

9.3
93%
7 Ratings
2.0
20%
12 Ratings

Integrates with Outlook

9.6
96%
10 Ratings
7.8
78%
58 Ratings

File Sharing & Management

8.2

Confluence

82%
6.7

Cisco Jabber

67%
Atlassian Confluence ranks higher in 8/8 features

Versioning

8.6
86%
88 Ratings
7.4
74%
66 Ratings

Video files

7.7
77%
65 Ratings
6.8
68%
98 Ratings

Audio files

8.0
80%
59 Ratings
7.5
75%
103 Ratings

Document collaboration

8.5
85%
99 Ratings
7.3
73%
84 Ratings

Access control

8.8
88%
97 Ratings
6.9
69%
31 Ratings

Advanced security features

8.5
85%
73 Ratings
6.8
68%
33 Ratings

Integrates with Google Drive

7.9
79%
46 Ratings
5.0
50%
10 Ratings

Device sync

8.0
80%
45 Ratings
5.7
57%
22 Ratings

Attribute Ratings

  • Atlassian Confluence is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew
  • Cisco Jabber is rated higher in 2 areas: Usability, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.3

Confluence

83%
121 Ratings
8.1

Cisco Jabber

81%
152 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.7

Confluence

97%
19 Ratings
5.6

Cisco Jabber

56%
6 Ratings

Usability

8.3

Confluence

83%
12 Ratings
9.0

Cisco Jabber

90%
8 Ratings

Availability

9.0

Confluence

90%
5 Ratings

Cisco Jabber

N/A
0 Ratings

Performance

8.0

Confluence

80%
9 Ratings

Cisco Jabber

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

6.6

Confluence

66%
45 Ratings
7.9

Cisco Jabber

79%
24 Ratings

Implementation Rating

8.4

Confluence

84%
6 Ratings

Cisco Jabber

N/A
0 Ratings

Product Scalability

8.0

Confluence

80%
2 Ratings

Cisco Jabber

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Confluence

Integrations Users can integrate applications into Confluence either through templates created by other applications or through other Atlassian products. Users also tend to integrate their Jira software with Confluence for streamlined project management. Integrating applications with Confluence can help users centralize and simplify project planning. [Enterprise-Grade] SecurityUse the popular Atlassian tool and feel comfortable uploading your files and personal information to the public. Confluence features [enterprise-grade] security across entire organizations.
Hari kapse | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

I believe that Cisco Jabber performs exceptionally well in team-based workplaces where various communication tools within the app enable team coordination, project planning, and data-sharing, all within the platform whilst remaining lightweight & easy-to-use even among the less tech-literate employees. However, given that this is premium software that's paid, I think that many schools & colleges conducting online classes may feel less inclined to spend money on the platform & instead resort to free alternatives, such as Google Meet & Microsoft Teams.
Mohammad Mashmoushi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Confluence

  • QUICK How-to Guides that can be generated and share instantly
  • One can subscribe to the pages and spaces and receive updates in the feed on their home page
  • Automatic Email notifications of new updates in the Confluence area
  • The platform integrates easily with other Atlassian platforms including third-party apps thus improving its reliability
Binoy Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

  • Easy connection with internal and external colleagues via syncing with Outlook contacts.
  • Single Number Reach (SNR) enables connectivity and consistent contact number in any geographic location, which is great during business travel.
  • Great compatibility with a headset or other Bluetooth devices. Retains all functionality of an office phone but eliminates the need for transporting hardware equipment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Confluence

  • Some of the components can be a little clunky to use and configure on pages.
  • I've run into a few issues where edited pages refuse to publish and work is either lost or time wasted copying and pasting to a new document that will publish.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

  • Stability depends on internet connection more than it needs to
  • Using different tools for almost the same purpose(collaboration) is not user-friendly. Maybe a super product combining WebEx and Jabber features could be an option.
  • Expensive pricing and pricing model for big organizations (per license)
ozan guner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Confluence

General

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

Starting Price

$10 per month

Confluence Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Server10.001
Server2700.002
Server5300.003
Server10,200.004
Server19,800.005
Server30,000.006
Server45,000.007
Server90,000.008
Server150,000.009
Data Center15,000.0010
Data Center30,000.0011
Data Center52,000.0012
Data Center79,200.0013
Data Center105,600.0014
Data Center132,000.0015
Data Center143,000.0016
Data Center154,000.0017
Data Center165,000.0018
Data Center176,000.0019
Data Center187,000.0020
Data Center198,000.0021
Data Center209,000.0022
Data Center220,000.0023
  1. 10 Users - Perpetual License
  2. 25 Users - Perpetual License
  3. 50 Users - Perpetual License
  4. 100 Users - Perpetual License
  5. 250 Users - Perpetual License
  6. 500 Users - Perpetual License
  7. 2,000 Users - Perpetual License
  8. 10,000 Users - Perpetual License
  9. 10,001+ Users - Perpetual License
  10. 500 Users - Annually
  11. 1,000 Users - Annually
  12. 2,000 Users - Annually
  13. 3,000 Users - Annually
  14. 4,000 Users - Annually
  15. 5,000 Users - Annually
  16. 10,000 Users - Annually
  17. 15,000 Users - Annually
  18. 20,000 Users - Annually
  19. 25,000 Users - Annually
  20. 30,000 Users - Annually
  21. 35,000 Users - Annually
  22. 40,000 Users - Annually
  23. 40,001+ Users - Annually
SaaS Edition
Free0.001
Standard5.002
Premium10.002
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. Free for 10 Users
  2. Per User Per Month
  3. none
Additional Pricing Details

Cisco Jabber

General

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

Starting Price

$50 Per License

Cisco Jabber Editions & Modules

Edition
Jabber for Desktop$50.001
  1. Per License
Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Confluence

Confluence 9.7
Based on 19 answers
I am confident that Atlassian can come with additional and innovative macros and functions to add value to Confluence. In 6 months, Atlassian transformed a good collaborative tools into a more comprehensive system that can help manage projects and processes, as well as "talk" with other Atlassian products like Jira. We are in fact learning more about Jira to evaluate a possible fit to complement our tool box.
Charles Thomasset, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

Cisco Jabber 5.6
Based on 6 answers
I don’t have access to video features.) In an age when our smartphones
do everything but call our friends, family, or clients, it’s refreshing
to have a desktop app that can make calls in the smartphone’s place. It
seems appropriate in a time when we’re all worried about the robots
rising and taking over the world. Why not transfer the functionality of a
telephone to the same computer where we program those world-dominating
robots? It’s practical. Cisco Jabber takes the classic idea of making
calls with a phone and puts it in the same place where we spend most of
our worktime. This frees up desk space, as well as keeps the smartphone
available for what it was invented to do: take Instagram photos. Not to
mention, because it has its own number, it makes it easier to contact
clients without having to give them your personal phone number. Need to
make a call, but you don’t want to share your home phone? Cisco Jabber
makes that easy. And best of all, because you call through your
computer, all you need is a microphone to speak and speakers to listen,
and you never have to pick up the phone at all. If you hate having
sweaty ears, then Cisco Jabber is your app of choice. Note: Because I
have access to phone features only, and Cisco Jabber has more available
that I can’t use, I can see where it may also be a pro for business
owners that Cisco apparently allows custom features availability for
users, depending on roles.
Siddharth Goyal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Confluence

Confluence 8.3
Based on 12 answers
Confluence can - and in my personal opinion, it will - be a bit hard to use in the first moment. Atlassian is a great company and is eager to help you with any question you have, though. The interface seems to be a bit clumsy at first but the customization options are enough to make it easier and simpler. In general, Confluence is easy to use when you understand what each section does, but this can take a while.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

Cisco Jabber 9.0
Based on 8 answers
There are still some improvements to be made between MAC and Windows users. Also the share screen between various devices does not always work. Any user can quickly adapt and understand how to use Jabber. The interface is very intuitive and straight forward. The transition between interfaces on PCs, to tablets, to mobile devices is also very consistent and set up almost identically
Kaitlin Tucker | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Confluence

Confluence 9.0
Based on 5 answers
I do not recall having outages or applications error so far, very reliable and available.
Normand Whitehead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 9 answers
Pages load very quickly, which makes it useful for quickly obtaining information. The search functionality is also very quick and is able to parse through all of the documents to provide the most relevant results for the query. Other information based software gets bogged down, but so far Atlassian Confluence maintains its performance.
Kaleb-John Loo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Confluence

Confluence 6.6
Based on 45 answers
This rating is specifically for Atlassian's self-help documentation on their website. Often times, it is not robust enough to cover a complex usage of one of their features. Frequently, you can find an answer on the web, but not from Atlassian. Instead, it is usually at a power user group elsewhere on the net.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

Cisco Jabber 7.9
Based on 24 answers
Even with the Jabber client, Cisco support is outstanding, with the knowledge and quick response you would expect from them. Their engineers understand their products and our issues are usually addressed quickly and by the same person we originally connect with instead of getting passed to additional people. Follow-up is good too. Their support is thorough.
Debbie Johnson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Confluence

Confluence 8.4
Based on 6 answers
Overall, I am very satisfied with the initial implementation (and the subsequent upgrades and implementations made over the years).
This product has never rose to the level of being an major issue at an executive level. It has quietly and valiantly done it's job for our company!
Bill Kratzer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Confluence

I haven't use any other software that I could compare to AtlassianConfluence. The closest one would be Sharepoint, but it's a different beast. Sharepoint has more feature, but it's a lot harder to use and understand. Furthermore like many Microsoft solutions the UI is terrible and very difficult to understand sometimes. Atlassian Confluence is just plain easy to use.
Benoît Desroches | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

In terms of general communication, it stacks up better as you can use your account on pc or mobile(great for people who are not 100% of the time in front of their desk or running errands), [and it's] not a pain to set this up on your mobile device compared to competitors.
Jian Groenewald | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 2 answers
This tool is very adaptable. So much so we use it for three completely separate projects, in three very different ways.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Confluence

  • We've gone from folders and folders of Word documents and PDFs into a single system with a search feature to bring all of our data together and trackable
  • While onboarding took a bit longer for the company (to switch from a Word document centric mindset - to a web-based one), overall the company has embraced the features and power of Confluence within the working stack
  • However, as costs continue to climb for the Atlassian product, we are forced to continue our evaluation of the product - with replacing it a remote possibility if it begins to outprice its usefulness to us.
Brandon Patton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cisco Jabber

  • Its a tool that provides enhanced customer service capability to our user community. The users are able remain available while working in almost any location.
  • More work gets done when people can collaborate and communicate better. Our efficiency is increasing as we continue to roll out the application to our user community.
Eric Taylor | TrustRadius Reviewer

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