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Likelihood to Recommend

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

Following are ideal use case scenarios for Avaya OneCloud CPaaS:
  • Agent Onboarding in Contact Centers – personalized digital transformation for contact center agents as part of a workforce management solution. Included in the Spaces Learning suite.
  • Reskilling and Upskilling in BPO Enterprises – skills gap training and assessment for technical employees and salespeople. Included in the Spaces Learning suite.
  • Virtual Classroom in Higher Education – integrated platform for educational content delivery, virtual lectures, small group projects, hands-on labs, and collaboration. Included in the Spaces Learning suite.
  • Remote Development Collaboration for Engineering Teams – agile platform for remote coding and development, virtual scrum meetings, and real-time chat.
Following are use case scenarios where Avaya OneCloud CPaaS is less appropriate:
  • Large Virtual Conference Events
  • Consumer Social Media Gatherings
David James Clarke IV | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

Twilio's SMS is very well suited to interact with customers via text messaging. While we have seen younger generation being happier with texting, we are also seeing texting picking up across all demographics. Twilio will generate/increase trust in situations when customers require rapid response or want to be informed of their account/status changes. Twilio's SMS is not the best for sending links to files, getting electronic signatures via links or sending large images etc. Expect IT to be involved and ensure that IT is given adequate information about your current AND future plans to gain the most out of Twilio SMS.
Chirag Shukla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

  • Provides a simple well-designed API for 2-way texting.
  • Enables us to manage multiple clients using a single account.
  • Enables us to bill our clients and monitor their usage easily.
  • Provides rapid setup of numbers and easy scripting of programmatic responses.
Venkatesh Krishnaswamy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • Easy to see my team in one place, when they log in and out and what call status they are in.
  • Twilio is a simple, user friendly way to log in and out of work activities.
  • Excellent services and support.
  • The omnichannel feature which allows agents to get request from all channels.
Max Safier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

  • Native high quality speech-to-text and text-to-speech capabilities.
  • WebRTC voice, video.
  • WhatsApp connectivity.
Venkatesh Krishnaswamy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • Authy does not support the "push button" multi-factor authentication from your application's native apps. This means if you want to use Authy, you still need to use TOTP based codes.
  • Not really a shortcoming of Authy, but it does nothing to help with multi-factor authentication using text messages - those are still sent to your platform's messaging app.
  • Authy doesn't always display how much time is left before your current token expires, making it difficult to know how much time you have left to enter the current code.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS 8.2
Based on 3 answers
We were able to achieve the objectives of the integration we wanted to create in a short timeframe with a minimum of development needed.
Alan Apawan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

Twilio 9.6
Based on 8 answers
Twilios large peer community on the internet , easy to access Twitter tutorials provided by Twilio itself and available API references makes using Twilio an easy experience. Sincerely, I do not think anyone can get lost in the course of using Twilio, at least from my own personal experience and that of junior engineers and developers on my team.
Jocelyn Bousquet | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS 8.2
Based on 3 answers
Avaya OneCloud CPaaS support has been excellent. Specifically:
  • Onboarding new users (licensing)
  • API integration support
  • Client platform support for learners
  • Seamless rollout of new features (and documentation)
David James Clarke IV | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

Twilio 8.0
Based on 21 answers
I have not had to communicate with Twilio support in the last 3 years but my past experience with them has been very positive. They replied to my previous requests promptly and kept me well informed to resolve my inquiries.With their documentation that's available, I hardly imagine why anyone would need to contact support since it's all there in a concise and easy to understand format. It would probably take you longer to type out a support ticket than to just open their doc websites.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

No answers on this topic

Twilio

To be honest, I don't know of any Twilio SMS competitors that have the robust transactional SMS that Twilio SMS has. I know of a few marketing SMS platforms such as Textedly but that's more of an email blast (or SMS blast) to your list then something targeted based on user action inside our application that Twilio SMS can provide. On top of that, in Twilio SMS I can push them through my own segmentation and sequences programmatically to even make the marketing SMS's more targetted compared to some of the pure blast competitors.
Evan Laird | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

  • Time to market
  • Improve customer service
Alan Apawan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Twilio

  • Twilio WebRTC allowed us to move a bulk of our communication to the cloud, giving us a lot of visibility on how we were communicating with our customers.
  • It also gave us analytics on how much time users spent on communicating with each other over calls and helped us build features around it.
  • Twilio became the center of all communication on our platform. From chat messages to phone calls, it powered everything.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS

General

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

Avaya OneCloud CPaaS Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Twilio

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Twilio Editions & Modules

Edition
Programmable Messaging$0.00751
Programmable Voice$0.00852
Twilio SendGrid Marketing Campaigns$153
Programmable Video$0.00154
Twilio SendGrid Email API$14.955
Twilio Flex (Contact Center)$16
Twilio Flex (Contact Center)$1507
Programmable Voice$0.0138
Twilio Conversations$0.059
Twilio Authy$0.0910
Programmable Wireless$2.0011
Programmable Wireless$0.112
  1. per message sent or received
  2. per minute to receive a call
  3. per month for 5,000 contacts and 15,000 emails. Your first 2,000 contacts are free
  4. per min per participant
  5. per month up to 100k emails. (Up to 40k emails free for 30 days)
  6. per active user hour (5000 hours free)
  7. per named user per month (5000 hours free)
  8. per min to make a call
  9. per active user per month
  10. per authentication
  11. per SIM card
  12. per MB
Additional Pricing Details
1. Pay-as-you-go pricing: Simple usage-based pricing means you don’t get locked into big contracts. 2. Volume discounts: Discounts trigger as your usage grows, so you always get a fair price. 3. Start building today with free trial credit and full API access.

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