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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.5

    Confluence

    75%

    Freshworks CRM

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atlassian Confluence ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Task Management

    7.7
    77%
    83 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    7.9
    79%
    12 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    7.2
    72%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    8.0
    80%
    55 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    6.8
    68%
    80 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Search

    7.9
    79%
    103 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Visual planning tools

    7.3
    73%
    82 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Communication

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%

    Freshworks CRM

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atlassian Confluence ranks higher in 8/8 features

    Chat

    6.4
    64%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Notifications

    8.5
    85%
    103 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Discussions

    8.0
    80%
    97 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Surveys

    7.0
    70%
    15 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Internal knowledgebase

    9.4
    94%
    97 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integrates with GoToMeeting

    6.0
    60%
    3 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts

    9.3
    93%
    7 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integrates with Outlook

    9.6
    96%
    10 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    File Sharing & Management

    8.3

    Confluence

    83%

    Freshworks CRM

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Atlassian Confluence ranks higher in 8/8 features

    Versioning

    8.6
    86%
    89 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Video files

    7.6
    76%
    66 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Audio files

    8.1
    81%
    60 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document collaboration

    8.4
    84%
    100 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Access control

    8.9
    89%
    98 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Advanced security features

    8.6
    86%
    74 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integrates with Google Drive

    8.0
    80%
    47 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Device sync

    8.2
    82%
    46 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Sales Force Automation

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.5

    Freshworks CRM

    75%
    Freshworks CRM ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Customer data management / contact management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    52 Ratings

    Workflow management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    50 Ratings

    Territory management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    40 Ratings

    Opportunity management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    44 Ratings

    Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    51 Ratings

    Interaction tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.2
    72%
    51 Ratings

    Channel / partner relationship management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.8
    58%
    38 Ratings

    Marketing Automation

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.8

    Freshworks CRM

    78%
    Freshworks CRM ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Lead management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    47 Ratings

    Email marketing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    48 Ratings

    CRM Project Management

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.5

    Freshworks CRM

    85%
    Freshworks CRM ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Task management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    47 Ratings

    Reporting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    49 Ratings

    CRM Reporting & Analytics

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Freshworks CRM

    79%
    Freshworks CRM ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Forecasting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.1
    71%
    43 Ratings

    Pipeline visualization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    51 Ratings

    Customizable reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    45 Ratings

    Customization

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    6.9

    Freshworks CRM

    69%
    Freshworks CRM ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Custom fields

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    49 Ratings

    Custom objects

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    39 Ratings

    API for custom integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.9
    59%
    37 Ratings

    Security

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Freshworks CRM

    79%
    Freshworks CRM ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Single sign-on capability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    39 Ratings

    Role-based user permissions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    45 Ratings

    Platform

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.7

    Freshworks CRM

    97%
    Freshworks CRM ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Mobile access

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.7
    97%
    46 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Atlassian Confluence is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
    • Freshworks CRM is rated higher in 2 areas: Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Confluence

    83%
    122 Ratings
    7.9

    Freshworks CRM

    79%
    55 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.8

    Confluence

    98%
    19 Ratings

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    8.3

    Confluence

    83%
    12 Ratings
    8.4

    Freshworks CRM

    84%
    7 Ratings

    Availability

    9.0

    Confluence

    90%
    5 Ratings

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    9 Ratings

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.1

    Confluence

    61%
    45 Ratings
    7.1

    Freshworks CRM

    71%
    6 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    8.5

    Confluence

    85%
    6 Ratings

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Configurability

    6.0

    Confluence

    60%
    1 Rating

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    2 Ratings

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    1 Rating

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    1 Rating

    Freshworks CRM

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Atlassian

    It has a comment option on the page, where you can tag other teammates tagging them. it sends the mail notification. Comment at the page end is pretty good for referring to other stakeholders and future references of the topic on the page. Creating the highlights of the discussions, and meeting held points with highlighted tagging. Easy shortcuts such as to add a date just type "//". The interface is cool and has easy shortcuts for quick page making.
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    Freshworks Inc

    If you are a smaller organization you are probably ok to use [Freshworks CRM (formerly Freshsales)] vs Salesforce - you will save money and still get some great features. I would not recommend for a very large enterprise. It is also challenging to have the support come from another region although they do try to be very responsive.
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    Pros

    Atlassian

    • 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
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    Freshworks Inc

    • It helps you automate your onboarding process for new leads.
    • It has lots of integrations with other apps, so you can interact with other things like calendars and calls.
    • It's pretty easy to set sequences so the platform automatically follows up with people for you. This is not only helpful for your sales pipeline, but also for client communication when working on a project that requires their input.
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    Cons

    Atlassian

    • Navigation. Similar to other Atlassian products, users have complained that aspects of Confluence are difficult to learn right away[.]
    • An issue that users can face when using Confluence is attempting to edit a document while someone else is editing. Although users can access the document and save it, they are unable to see the changes happening in [real-time] that other users are implementing until they refresh their page. Some users have also noted that this can result in loss of edits.
    • Another drawback of using Confluence is its specific organizational structure. All information is stored within one page or project, although the page is able to be broken up into sections, some users do not prefer this style. Users can use the ‘page tree’ on each page to organize the different elements of each project.
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    Freshworks Inc

    • Persistent and pervasive down time
    • Lack of scalable integrations with data source (e.g., their Segment integration is barely functional and they won't improve it)
    • Slow and unhelpful customer service
    • Account management doesn't understand our business or what we're trying to accomplish
    • Email campaign feature is barely functional and only allows you to have 10 campaigns, even with the most expensive plan
    • Lead and contact records have gone missing and FreshSales is unable to recover data
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    Pricing Details

    Confluence

    Starting Price

    $10 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Confluence editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Free0.001
    Standard5.002
    Premium10.003
    EnterpriseContact Sales4
    Server10.005
    Server2700.006
    Server5300.007
    Server10,200.008
    Server19,800.009
    Server30,000.0010
    Server45,000.0011
    Server90,000.0012
    Server150,000.0013
    Data Center15,000.0014
    Data Center30,000.0015
    Data Center52,000.0016
    Data Center79,200.0017
    Data Center105,600.0018
    Data Center132,000.0019
    Data Center143,000.0020
    Data Center154,000.0021
    Data Center165,000.0022
    Data Center176,000.0023
    Data Center187,000.0024
    Data Center198,000.0025
    Data Center209,000.0026
    Data Center220,000.0027

    Footnotes

    1. Free for 10 Users
    2. Per User Per Month
    3. Per User Per Month
    4. none
    5. 10 Users - Perpetual License
    6. 25 Users - Perpetual License
    7. 50 Users - Perpetual License
    8. 100 Users - Perpetual License
    9. 250 Users - Perpetual License
    10. 500 Users - Perpetual License
    11. 2,000 Users - Perpetual License
    12. 10,000 Users - Perpetual License
    13. 10,001+ Users - Perpetual License
    14. 500 Users - Annually
    15. 1,000 Users - Annually
    16. 2,000 Users - Annually
    17. 3,000 Users - Annually
    18. 4,000 Users - Annually
    19. 5,000 Users - Annually
    20. 10,000 Users - Annually
    21. 15,000 Users - Annually
    22. 20,000 Users - Annually
    23. 25,000 Users - Annually
    24. 30,000 Users - Annually
    25. 35,000 Users - Annually
    26. 40,000 Users - Annually
    27. 40,001+ Users - Annually

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Freshworks CRM

    Starting Price

    $19 per user per month, billed annually

    Editions & Modules

    Freshworks CRM editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Customer-for-Life Cloud - Growth$29.001
    Customer-for-Life Cloud - Pro$69.002
    Customer-for-Life Cloud - Enterprise$125.003
    Sales Cloud - Growth$29.004
    Sales Cloud - Pro$59.005
    Sales Cloud - Enterprise$99.006
    Marketing Cloud - Growth$19.007
    Marketing Cloud - Pro$59.008
    Marketing Cloud - Enterprise$99.009

    Footnotes

    1. per user per month, billed annually
    2. per user per month, billed annually
    3. per user per month, billed annually
    4. per user per month, billed annually
    5. per user per month, billed annually
    6. per user per month, billed annually
    7. per user per month, billed annually
    8. per user per month, billed annually
    9. per user per month, billed annually

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Atlassian

    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.
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    Freshworks Inc

    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    Atlassian

    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.
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    Freshworks Inc

    I would give Freshworks CRM's overall usability a 7 out of 10. Although the software has improved since we first obtained it, it still could use improvements to make functionality more intuitive and easier for the average user. It is not that challenging but there is definitely a learning curve
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    Reliability and Availability

    Atlassian

    I do not recall having outages or applications error so far, very reliable and available.
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    Freshworks Inc

    No answers on this topic

    Performance

    Atlassian

    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.
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    Freshworks Inc

    No answers on this topic

    Support Rating

    Atlassian

    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.
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    Freshworks Inc

    When you initially log in to Freshworks, you get snippets to guide you on how to set up. You have a chat option on every page so you can reach out to the support agent and get your issues resolved in real time. The agents are fast, responsive, and experienced in handling even a person who introduced CRM to the world...
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    Implementation Rating

    Atlassian

    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!
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    Freshworks Inc

    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Atlassian

    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.
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    Freshworks Inc

    Close.io has less features, costs more, and equally has an inside sales team focus, rather than being just as suitable for both inside and outside sales. Having said this, Close.io has important features and smart automations, a cleaner interface (easier for non-techs to use), and has very strong integrations using Zapier, plus SMS-based support. Where Freshsales won for us is that it ended up being nearly half the cost of Close.io, as well as included telephony support for our local country (Australia), whereas Close.io comes with USA/Canada numbers and requires the top pricing tier to include calls to other countries. We needed a telephony system that worked well for making and receiving from Australia. Freshsales won for us because their pricing is at a good point, had the telephony requirements we needed, and all the features that we required were good enough, or we found a workaround.
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    Scalability

    Atlassian

    This tool is very adaptable. So much so we use it for three completely separate projects, in three very different ways.
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    Freshworks Inc

    No answers on this topic

    Return on Investment

    Atlassian

    • 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.
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    Freshworks Inc

    • It is too soon to make a determination on ROI, but I do think it will help me be more efficient.
    • The reporting functions help me stay on track of sales opportunities.
    • The task reminders help me accelerate how quickly deals come together.
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