Autoklose vs. Cirrus Insight

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Autoklose
Score 8.6 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Autoklose headquartered in Toronto provides an SEP solution, presenting a combined package of sales email automation and tracking, contact and email campaign management with sequence templates and optimization, sales intelligence with contact verification, follow-up tracking, and integration with commonly used CRMs (e.g. Salesforce), marketing suites (e.g. Hubspot), and email marketing tools (Mailchimp) to coordinate activites between them.N/A
Cirrus Insight
Score 7.3 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Cirrus Insight integrates Salesforce with Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Contacts. Instantly View Contextual Salesforce Information in Your Inbox. Save Emails & Attachments to Salesforce with a Click. Sync Your Google & Salesforce Calendars. Create & Edit Salesforce Records on the Fly. Customize Your Salesforce Workflow in Gmail. Add Google Contacts to Salesforce. Salesforce Tasks Integration. Salesforce Templates Integrated with Gmail.
$15
per month
Pricing
AutokloseCirrus Insight
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Starter
$27
per user/month
Closer
$45
per user/month
Rainmaker
$72
per user/month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AutokloseCirrus Insight
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeOptional$500 per installation
Additional DetailsPricing based on annual billing.
More Pricing Information
Best Alternatives
AutokloseCirrus Insight
Small Businesses
Salesmate
Salesmate
Score 9.8 out of 10
Mailtrack
Mailtrack
Score 8.4 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Mixmax
Mixmax
Score 8.8 out of 10
Mailtrack
Mailtrack
Score 8.4 out of 10
Enterprises
Groove, a Clari company
Groove, a Clari company
Score 8.7 out of 10
Groove, a Clari company
Groove, a Clari company
Score 8.7 out of 10
All AlternativesView all alternativesView all alternatives
User Ratings
AutokloseCirrus Insight
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(33 ratings)
6.9
(21 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(2 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Usability
9.2
(30 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(1 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(1 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
8.5
(30 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
In-Person Training
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Online Training
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(2 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Configurability
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AutokloseCirrus Insight
Likelihood to Recommend
VanillaSoft
If someone only runs a campaign using email and telephone communication, Autoklose is perfect, and I highly recommend it. If someone uses a more diverse set of tools and wants a more complex type of sequence, Autoklose does not allow their users to program communication tools that some other tools and software allow.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
For someone who uses both Gmail and Salesforce as part of their main role, this software is an invaluable connector for them both. Some of the features are also not Salesforce specific - such as the Meeting Scheduler, which has proved invaluable to me, and I would recommend to any Gmail user who frequently set up meetings (either internally or externally).
Read full review
Pros
VanillaSoft
  • It is helping in editing, managing, and send[ing] out large marketing campaigns.
  • It is easy to handle multiple emails in appropriate sequence.
  • Our company [has been] using this for a very long time. It is one of the perfect email solutions we found for our organization.
  • I have been very much impressed by their support staff.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
  • Log email to Salesforce. You click one button and it logs for you. This is easier than adding the BCC email address that Salesforce provides as a way to log email.
  • Track views and engagement on these emails. It's nice to know if the email was opened and if links were clicked.
  • Update quick fields in Salesforce directly from their inbox using Cirrus. This prevented reps from needing to click into Salesforce, wait for it to load, then update fields like the phone number or name.
  • If the rep did need to open Salesforce, Cirrus provides a quick button to navigate to the Lead/Contact/Opportunity page quickly.
Read full review
Cons
VanillaSoft
  • AutoKlose uses your own email, (e.g. Microsoft Outlook), so it runs the risk of exceeding the Microsoft Message Rate Limit, which can be problematic for your Outlook account.
  • Additional throttling limits for the SMTP Authentication protocol are:
  • 30 messages per minute
  • Recipient rate limit of 10,000 recipients per day.
  • Exceeding these limits will cause the following issues:
  • Exceeding the per minute limit causes email delivery delays, any excess in message submission will be throttled and successively carried over to the following minutes.
  • Exceeding the per day limit causes the following error message:
  • 554 5.2.0 STOREDRV.Submission.Exception:SubmissionQuotaExceededException.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
  • Outlook for Mac could use some work as an add-on because it's hard to read sometimes on my laptop. It's not a sidebar, like the Windows functionality, so it's harder to read.
  • Doesn't always find an opportunity, even though I know it's in our Salesforce system.
  • Randomly shuts down and doesn't log in properly at times. I've had to remove and re-download more than once.
Read full review
Likelihood to Renew
VanillaSoft
We love it and it works
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
It is the best google to salesforce integration on the market. support is incredibly responsive and very helpful. They are constantly adding new features, and the current feature set is well beyond anything else that is currently offered in the market
Read full review
Usability
VanillaSoft
Whether it's setting up integrations, creating email campaigns, managing conversations with prospects, Autoklose is a well-designed tool that provides clarity along the way for users to find their bearings, and understand what to do. The help documentation is excellent, the support is great, but the tool is built in a way that simply makes sense when you're using it.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
Very easy to use. Everything opens in a familiar interface right inside the google apps sidebar. It brings in salesforce records, so as long as you know google apps / gmail and salesforce you'll be all set. It's point and click.
Read full review
Reliability and Availability
VanillaSoft
We have really had no issues.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
Haven't had a down issue in the almost 2 years I've been using the product. Support is also super responsive.
Read full review
Performance
VanillaSoft
Always loads fast.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
Pulls in salesforce data very quickly, and syncs very quickly.
Read full review
Support Rating
VanillaSoft
Our Autoklose rep is amazing! Jelena has always gotten back to us within 24 hours, despite living on a different continent. She is completely proficient with the tool and is usually able to answer our questions with a brief email or short virtual meeting.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
No answers on this topic
In-Person Training
VanillaSoft
Jelena is amazing! Very knowledgable. Great instructor.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
No answers on this topic
Online Training
VanillaSoft
Jelena is fantastic. She always responds to emails immediately.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
No answers on this topic
Implementation Rating
VanillaSoft
It is extremely easy to implement and start using right away
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
The plugin is installed inside your internet browser as an extension/add-on. It can be found in most add on stores and is easy to install. Usually just a few clicks. It handles authorization for you once you sign in, and then takes care of all the rest. It couldn't be easier to get working right out of the box. You're up in running in less than 5 minutes.
Read full review
Alternatives Considered
VanillaSoft
I think that I have already said it, Autoklose has much better support and is really quick to set up and use compared with any of the other systems that I have used over the years.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
Yesware regularly sent me alerts that my emails had been opened by someone who I hadn't sent them to, from locations they couldn't possibly have been. I also don't recall its Salesforce activity logging working as smoothly, though I last used Yesware more than 12 months ago so my memory isn't as fresh as it could be
Read full review
Scalability
VanillaSoft
It's expensive to have a single seat for each salesperson, so the alias feature will be the perfect addition to this product.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
VanillaSoft
  • I feel the increased prospect engagement and business opportunities created supported the cost. In my industry 1 customer can support positive ROI.
  • I saw an overall increase in mass emailing effectiveness and we were able to automate majority of our campaigns which increased productivity for marketing & sales.
Read full review
Cirrus Insight
  • Customer data is paramount and Cirrus Insight supports optimal data integrity.
  • Ease of capturing updated customer information and sales activity helps in forecasting, operational insight, etc.
  • Facilitates transition of sales opportunities by seeing a clear trail of correspondence and customer updates.
Read full review
ScreenShots

Autoklose Screenshots

Screenshot of Step 01: Set up your campaignScreenshot of Step 02: Choose your recipientsScreenshot of Step 03: Select the best converting templateScreenshot of Step 04: Customize your e-mail sequence

Cirrus Insight Screenshots

Screenshot of Screenshot of Screenshot of Screenshot of