Axero vs. Bolste

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Axero
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
Axero's Communifire is an Enterprise Social and Collaboration platform. Used internally, it connects employees, key customers and partners to pursue shared goals. Used to build an online community, it puts the emphasis on working together, not just meeting socially. The platform, designed to encourage the spread and expansion of ideas is suited for organizations that want their community to not only get connected but also feel they are getting things done.
$49
per month
Bolste
Score 9.1 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Bolste™ is a complete business operating system, designed to simplify work-life and help businesses grow by streamlining communication and collaboration. The system brings together separate applications – email, chat, tasks, file-sharing, calendars, and more – into a single, simple platform. Available on the web and via iOS and Android apps, Bolste enables remote users to stay connected and productive from anywhere. The admin console shows employee activity, making it easy to…
$0
per user
Pricing
AxeroBolste
Editions & Modules
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Basic
$0
per user
Pro
$9.99
per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AxeroBolste
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsAxero tailors your investment to meet your unique needs. Custom pricing and volume discounting available. Contact Axero for details.Bolste offers three (3) packages that meet the exact needs of any user. BASIC is a free version perfect for an army of one or for small group to try out the solution. PRO is a more robust version perfect for larger teams and SMB organizations. CORPORATE is a full-scale version perfect for enterprise solutions.
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Community Pulse
AxeroBolste
Top Pros
Top Cons

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Features
AxeroBolste
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Axero
-
Ratings
Bolste
8.8
1 Ratings
11% above category average
Task Management00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Gantt Charts00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Scheduling00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Workflow Automation00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Mobile Access00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Search00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Axero
-
Ratings
Bolste
8.7
1 Ratings
8% above category average
Chat00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Notifications00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Discussions00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Axero
-
Ratings
Bolste
8.9
1 Ratings
9% above category average
Versioning00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Video files00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Audio files00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Document collaboration00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Access control00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Advanced security features00 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
Device sync00 Ratings9.11 Ratings
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User Ratings
AxeroBolste
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(7 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Performance
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
9.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Implementation Rating
9.1
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AxeroBolste
Likelihood to Recommend
Axero Solutions
Specific scenarios where Communifire would be well suited to an organisation, would be companies that are people focused and committed to frequent and open communication channels from both the top-down and bottom-up. It also would suit organizations that are committed to providing the staff opportunities to collaborate, share and actively contribute to company initiatives and planning. If these aren't elements of your organization's culture, the system would still work for you or those companies who just want to push information out and have an effective intranet. Communifire would cater to these scenarios just as well and is more than capable of providing that type of simple solution.
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Bolste
Bolste is best suited for companies that rely on team work and e-mail communication within/between departments
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Pros
Axero Solutions
  • Communifire allows people to connect easily through instant chat and messaging. It works similarly to other social media platforms like Facebook so its not hard to learn.
  • Communifire makes it easy to share news and events with our community and the presentation of this information looks very professional.
  • I found Communifire quite easy to configure to our individual needs. There were a lot of options to turn things on or off. This was important to us because in some areas of our community we wanted to allow our contractors many features and in other areas we wanted to really limit what was on offer.
  • We had a big list of things we needed a platform to do. Communifire ticked all the boxes.
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Bolste
  • Keeps everybody on the same page.
  • Easy to access/use.
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Cons
Axero Solutions
  • Some UX issues that could be improved
  • Some architecture decisions don't make complete sense to me (though that's just one man's opinion)
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Bolste
  • There is only 7GB of storage in the Plus Pack.
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Likelihood to Renew
Axero Solutions
Our business depends upon this software to provide information on all aspects of our business. The future of business is a marriage between web site and customer interaction. This software will allow us to move in that direction.
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Bolste
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Usability
Axero Solutions
This rating has a caveat - there is always room for improvement, and this team gets it. You always learn from customers how to do things better and easier, so it is a constant learning of how people use the site. Although the search engine is exceptional, most people do not use it as their first line of research. Much of the usability has to do with layout - and is not just a software usability item, so the rating is severely dependent up on the layout/options you choose for your usage. And their team will do anything in their power to get the results and layout you want. The areas that need improvement - and acknowledged by the team - are the administrative tools. There are a ton of options, and it takes a little to learn some of those. For most people, however, this won't be an issue, because the support team will always help you. This is always the case with more power. If there were fewer options it would no doubt be easier, but they give you the keys to all of the cars in the lot; so a little more to learn.
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Bolste
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Axero Solutions
Never any problems. Quite impressed
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Bolste
No answers on this topic
Performance
Axero Solutions
Works in real time.
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Bolste
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Support Rating
Axero Solutions
I have always found Communifire support to be exceptional. We have had a personal account manager who has been very helpful.
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Bolste
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Implementation Rating
Axero Solutions
I found the system to be very flexible and the Communifire team very supportive in helping me identify solutions for my goals.
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Bolste
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Alternatives Considered
Axero Solutions
We selected Communifire for the excellent sales support, strong feature set and quick set up time. We were able to get started immediately and build out features as need required which led to faster execution and higher adoption rates among our team.
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Bolste
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Return on Investment
Axero Solutions
  • We are still building out features of the platform but with implemention of paid features by members, we will be able to cover our operating cost of the platform.
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Bolste
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ScreenShots

Axero Screenshots

Screenshot of Mobile intranetScreenshot of Knowledge managementScreenshot of Recognition

Bolste Screenshots

Screenshot of Activity Feed – displaying all activity across a your account, making it easy to see the latestScreenshot of Calendar – for scheduling meetings / events and tracking task due datesScreenshot of Tasks – for creating, assigning and managing tasks or "to-dos"Screenshot of Contacts – enabling you to easily connect with contacts from inside and out of your organizationScreenshot of Shared Files – allowing you to easily share and find filesScreenshot of Bolster Navigation – where you find your personal tools and files (under My Bolster), as well as your shared Bolsters for collaboration