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Score 8.1 out of 100

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Score 8.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.5

    Confluence

    75%

    TOPdesk

    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%

    TOPdesk

    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%

    TOPdesk

    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

    Incident and problem management

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    TOPdesk

    84%
    TOPdesk ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Organize and prioritize service tickets

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    141 Ratings

    Expert directory

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    89 Ratings

    Service restoration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    90 Ratings

    Self-service tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    130 Ratings

    Subscription-based notifications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    98 Ratings

    ITSM collaboration and documentation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    108 Ratings

    ITSM reports and dashboards

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    115 Ratings

    ITSM asset management

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.4

    TOPdesk

    84%
    TOPdesk ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Configuration mangement

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    110 Ratings

    Asset management dashboard

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    96 Ratings

    Policy and contract enforcement

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    77 Ratings

    Change management

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.0

    TOPdesk

    80%
    TOPdesk ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Change requests repository

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    107 Ratings

    Change calendar

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    87 Ratings

    Service-level management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    89 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Atlassian Confluence is rated higher in 5 areas: Likelihood to Renew, Availability, Implementation Rating, Ease of integration, Vendor post-sale
    • TOPdesk is rated higher in 7 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Performance, Support Rating, Configurability, Product Scalability, Vendor pre-sale

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Confluence

    83%
    122 Ratings
    8.7

    TOPdesk

    87%
    141 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.8

    Confluence

    98%
    19 Ratings
    9.4

    TOPdesk

    94%
    51 Ratings

    Usability

    8.3

    Confluence

    83%
    12 Ratings
    8.9

    TOPdesk

    89%
    24 Ratings

    Availability

    9.0

    Confluence

    90%
    5 Ratings
    8.7

    TOPdesk

    87%
    9 Ratings

    Performance

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    9 Ratings
    8.2

    TOPdesk

    82%
    9 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.0

    Confluence

    60%
    45 Ratings
    8.7

    TOPdesk

    87%
    218 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Confluence

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3

    TOPdesk

    73%
    1 Rating

    Online Training

    Confluence

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.4

    TOPdesk

    64%
    1 Rating

    Implementation Rating

    8.5

    Confluence

    85%
    6 Ratings
    6.5

    TOPdesk

    65%
    18 Ratings

    Configurability

    6.0

    Confluence

    60%
    1 Rating
    7.0

    TOPdesk

    70%
    7 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    4 Ratings
    7.0

    TOPdesk

    70%
    12 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    2 Ratings
    8.6

    TOPdesk

    86%
    8 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    1 Rating
    7.8

    TOPdesk

    78%
    6 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    1 Rating
    8.7

    TOPdesk

    87%
    5 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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    TOPdesk

    This is the most complete software I've reviewed and we purchased that allows customization and growth but is stable and rock solid in regards to team support. I don't have anything bad to say about Topdesk. We've used it for over 4 years and not only can we measure where the work is, where support is needed but also team stats on where we can look at efficiencies in support
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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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    TOPdesk

    • TOPdesk provides a clean and modern interface for all of its modules. Many of the modules have a similar look and feel, which makes it easy for users to utilize each one.
    • Its workflow system allows administrators and developers to define what needs to occur when certain events happen. This can ensure that processes happen in the correct sequence.
    • TOPdesk includes a vast API system to allow for external systems to integrate with it, and for TOPdesk to communicate with external systems.
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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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    TOPdesk

    • Sometimes it is clunky to assign something to a specific person, unless you know the dept. that person is in.
    • If your dashboards are not configured correctly, its very hard to find work assigned to you.
    • The search function is only skin deep, unable to pull information on what was said in the ticket.
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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

    TOPdesk

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    TOPdesk editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      Optional

      Additional Details

      TOPdesk has a unique license model: - Modular: Select the modules you need and easily expand as your business grows - Saas or On premise - Unlimited number of assets. Successful asset management should not be dependent on the license of your product. - End users OR service agents based, whichever fits your situation best. If you are looking for flexibility in the number of agents for e.g. extra busy times of the year, the flexible end user license lets you add agents without any restrictions, no day passes needed.

      Pricing Info

      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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      TOPdesk

      We have a multi-year contract and plan on keeping the database growing with our inventory. Techs are getting used to it and seem to like the ease of use and reliability of the cloud system. We have never seen it go down before and maintenance windows have been short and easy to work around.
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      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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      TOPdesk

      Sometimes I think some things are hard to find. I often do not know if I have to search in Settings or in Modules. In some cases the user has to do a lot of clicks for example to link a key to a user. Something could work a little smarter.
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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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      TOPdesk

      Like I said somewhere else in this review: the helpdesk of TOPdesk is top of the bill! In the Netherlands, that is. I can not plea for the helpdesks in other countries, but I guess the TOPdesk organization will make sure the quality of the helpdesk is the same in every country.
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      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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      TOPdesk

      Although being a SAAS solution, TOPdesk performs pretty fast. One can imagine that any SAAS solution is slow or has hiccups, but we have not experienced such with TOPdesk. Pages load quickly, logging in goes smoothly. We have made reports on premise in the past - that always took some time, as you might expect with such complex tasks. It seems that in the SAAS solution TOPdesk somehow has managed to make it even faster!
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      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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      TOPdesk

      TOPdesk is easy to use and affordable with all the major features required for any organization to smoothly manage its services. We were not quite sure at the beginning if we should go with the TOPdesk for IT service management but we started getting used to it in just a few months. Now, after using it for 3 years, it has been a backbone tool of our organization. The customer support provided by TOPdesk is fast and reliable.
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      In-Person Training

      Atlassian

      No answers on this topic

      TOPdesk

      The training was short but effective. 1 day to train key users
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      Online Training

      Atlassian

      No answers on this topic

      TOPdesk

      Simple training, Just to know the basics
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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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      TOPdesk

      SAAS implementation on our end could not be done by TOPdesk due to the fact that they do not offer it. Ask directly from the beginning for support from a SAAS specialist.
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      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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      TOPdesk

      We used to use Maintenance direct - it also had limitations in what we were able to utilize it for. The biggest thing we did use if for was utilities. I'm still working on the comparison to the TOPdesk Utility module to see if it fulfills our requirements from a reporting and financial standpoint. We selected TOPdesk over the Maintenance upgrade due to it being more user friendly and we could focus our time on getting things completed rather than setting up users and monitoring their activity. The ability to put TOPdesk on mobile devices for the technicians has been huge for us. We can do real-time work order assignments while they are in the field. Our old system did not do this.
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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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      TOPdesk

      In connection with invoicing the various companies and departments, we have split these up within td. This is easy to get arranged.
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      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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      TOPdesk

      • This year we moved to a unified hardware budget where IT now orders all assets from our budget. Asset management is key to that goal. TOPdesk has enabled our department to move forward with of Computer Lifecycle program of replacements.
      • TOPdesk did come with a cost, we went from using the free Spiceworks solution to a paid solution with TOPdesk. But I firmly believe the benefits outweigh the cost.
      • We had started to have stability issues with our old helpdesk solution. With TOPdesk I have had no downtime and by it being cloud-based we no longer have to have onsite servers.
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