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Score 8.1 out of 100
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Score 9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.5

    Confluence

    75%

    Zoho Desk

    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%

    Zoho Desk

    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%

    Zoho Desk

    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
    10.0

    Zoho Desk

    100%
    Zoho Desk ranks higher in 6/6 features

    Organize and prioritize service tickets

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Expert directory

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Subscription-based notifications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    ITSM collaboration and documentation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Ticket creation and submission

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Ticket response

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Self Help Community

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    10.0

    Zoho Desk

    100%
    Zoho Desk ranks higher in 2/2 features

    External knowledge base

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Internal knowledge base

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Multi-Channel Help

    Confluence

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    10.0

    Zoho Desk

    100%
    Zoho Desk ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Customer portal

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Email support

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Help Desk CRM integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0
    100%
    1 Rating

    Attribute Ratings

    • Zoho Desk is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.3

    Confluence

    83%
    122 Ratings
    8.7

    Zoho Desk

    87%
    20 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.8

    Confluence

    98%
    19 Ratings

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    8.3

    Confluence

    83%
    12 Ratings
    9.1

    Zoho Desk

    91%
    12 Ratings

    Availability

    9.0

    Confluence

    90%
    5 Ratings

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Performance

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    9 Ratings

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    6.0

    Confluence

    60%
    45 Ratings
    7.9

    Zoho Desk

    79%
    12 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    8.5

    Confluence

    85%
    6 Ratings

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Configurability

    6.0

    Confluence

    60%
    1 Rating

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Ease of integration

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    4 Ratings

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    2 Ratings

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor post-sale

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    1 Rating

    Zoho Desk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Vendor pre-sale

    8.0

    Confluence

    80%
    1 Rating

    Zoho Desk

    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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    Zoho Corporation

    The user friendly android and IOS applications are one of the best features of Zoho Desk although if you are expecting a Desktop application then you will be disappointed and will have to access it from your browser which can be slow sometimes, depending on your internet connection. The work flow of tickets submission either manually through the dashboard or mobile application, and tickets assignment to other agents along with tracking tickets and agents' performance is very easily executed with no issues being faced.
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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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    Zoho Corporation

    • Report features give the all insights of the customer team and customer support which enables us to make changes according to it.
    • The best thing about Zoho Desk is that it has a very beautiful and fully designed dashboard.
    • I have been using this software for a very long time in my organization, it is very easy to use with having the interface created on a very advanced module.
    • It is completely a feature rich platform.
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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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    Zoho Corporation

    • When utilizing as a ticketing system, it would be nice to have a better way to monitor when something is due. It's just a little cumbersome.
    • Search Functionality - The search functionality could use a tweak or two. Too many times I am unable to find tickets. This would also be very helpful for the "Recycle Bin" when you just need to find that ticket you accidentally deleted (we are all human!). :)
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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

    Zoho Desk

    Starting Price

    $0

    Editions & Modules

    Zoho Desk editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Free01
    Professional232
    Enterprise403
    Standard144

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Required

    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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    Zoho Corporation

    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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    Zoho Corporation

    At times Zoho [Desk] can be a bit glitchy. It does not auto refresh on the ticketing system, and even f it tells you there is a new ticket clicking it does nothing and you need to refresh the page for it to work. We have found at times that is can become unresponsive, although this usually doesn't last for longer than 15-30 mins.
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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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    Zoho Corporation

    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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    Zoho Corporation

    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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    Zoho Corporation

    Zoho Desk has a technical team of professionals, who are well informed, and they know how to share the knowledge with the other players. Besides, they are competent in dealing with all kinds of customers, from divergent locations, and adopt their differences. Lastly, when called upon to solve an issue, they are quickly responsive.
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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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    Zoho Corporation

    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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    Zoho Corporation

    After trialing and using Zoho Desk, we decided to move onto another product. Zoho has many features that make it a great product, but ease and intuitiveness of use was lacking for us.
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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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    Zoho Corporation

    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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    Zoho Corporation

    • Zoho Desk has created an organised sytem of support which alows me to help my customers more efficiently.
    • By saving resolutions as articles, Zoho Desk has provided a training resource for current customers and support staff as part of solving problems.
    • All new customers become part of a database of customers who continue to receive support and education from forums created by the articles and customer questions.
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