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77 Ratings
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Score 6.3 out of 100

Google Hangouts (Classic)

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Score 8.1 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

The software is well suited in most areas of messaging. The communication features it contains and the messaging quality it utilizes provides for standards, like scalability, manageability and, most importantly, secure communications. Again, the software is well suited for scenarios where an organization is aimed at making use of a centralized management. it is built to provide a unified collaborative platform characterized by a single object model and also has a database storage for almost all communication records.
Stephen Mwangi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Hangouts (Classic)

Had I completed this review a couple years ago, I would have given a rating of 9 or 10 as Hangouts (Classic) is an excellent product. However, now that Google Chat has succeeded Hangouts, I would not recommend that any new users begin using it where other more modern options are available. Android users who want an internet based instant messaging that also supports calling and video calling could benefit from using Hangouts (Classic) as Google Chat requires the user to also have Google Meet installed to make video calls and there is no voice only calling option.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
6.9
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Task Management
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.7
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Scheduling
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.5
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Mobile Access
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
6.5
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Search
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
6.8
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Visual planning tools
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
5.9
Google Hangouts (Classic)

Communication

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
6.9
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Chat
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
8.4
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Notifications
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.6
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Discussions
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.6
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Surveys
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
4.7
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Internal knowledgebase
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
6.0
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Integrates with Outlook
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.2
Google Hangouts (Classic)

File Sharing & Management

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.8
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Versioning
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
5.5
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Video files
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.0
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Audio files
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
8.0
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Document collaboration
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
8.0
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Access control
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
9.0
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Advanced security features
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
10.0
Google Hangouts (Classic)
Integrates with Google Drive
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.0
Google Hangouts (Classic)

Cloud PBX

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
7.2
Hosted PBX
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
6.8
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
7.8
User templates
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
6.9
Call reports
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
7.2
Directory of employee names
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
7.5

Call Management

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
6.8
Answering rules
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
7.0
Call recording
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
6.5
Call park
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
5.9
Call screening
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
6.9
Message alerts
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
7.7

VoIP system collaboration

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.3
Video conferencing
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.0
Audio conferencing
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.1
Video screen sharing
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.1
Instant messaging
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.7

Mobile apps

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.8
Mobile app for iOS
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.6
Mobile app for Android
Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.9

Pros

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

  • Easy to collaborate via multiple channels like email, shared docs, conferencing etc.
  • Time management between team members, easy to schedule meetings etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Hangouts (Classic)

  • Google Hangouts (Classic) is embedded within Gmail's scheduler, so setting up the link is as quick as a click of the button. It's a one-step process.
  • Google Hangouts (Classic) is user-friendly and [has] features to share screens easily.
  • Google Hangouts (Classic) is much easier to use than its competitors.
  • Google Hangouts (Classic) have [a] good connection time and there are few glitches.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

  • The only area that the software has room for improvement is in the mail part. To a large extent, the email capabilities to the Oracle Beehive Enterprise Collaborative Server is not user-friendly. My opinion is that if the mail option was made in a more separate appearance to that of the calendar, task management, and address books it would appear more user-friendly.
Stephen Mwangi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Hangouts (Classic)

  • I would like to see improved video support, so that saved videos can be sent back and forth via Hangouts more easily, without having to start a separate meet chat
  • More pronounced notifications of messages would be helpful; pop up notifications are good, but once there is one, additional messages do not pop up
  • Custom muting times would be great, so that if I am in a 90 minute Zoom meeting, I can set it for that time; right now, it is 1 hour or 2 hours. Easy to forget.
Mark DiNallo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Hangouts (Classic)

Google Hangouts (Classic) 8.2
Based on 8 answers
The tool is almost self-implemented. It is likely to be available in every pc or mobile device a user or potential user might have, and all you need to do is adding the company's account and you are done.Once you are setted up, you have almost all actual communication methods available in one tool
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Hangouts (Classic)

Google Hangouts (Classic) 7.9
Based on 72 answers
Hangouts is great for what it is, but I'm not going to give it higher than an 8 because I just don't believe it offers that same level of professionalism that Teams or Webex provides. Again, it's great for volunteer work or collaboration on a small to no budget, but I would be hesitant on going solely with Hangouts, especially for my professional career.
Richard Crane | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

The only feature that makes Beehive Enterprise Collaborative software stack up against similar software is unification. It is wholly unified. Basically, it allows IT to function as one platform providing services like email, team workspace, and conferencing. Uniquely, this results in saving time and cost related to managing separate systems
Stephen Mwangi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Hangouts (Classic)

Google is the white cotton socks of the conferencing world. It’s a great ad-hoc tool, but not too much more. If you are not looking to spend money or operate completely on WiFi (without data charges), it’s a great free option as well. The benefit of being free and open is also the liability. It doesn’t have a great integration story with other corporate tools, but [it doesn’t have to] if you aren’t looking for that. All in all, it’s as helpful and ubiquitous as a public payphone…without the pay…and with a video capability.
Chris Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

  • It is difficult to put a number on the ROI of a collaborative software, if not this then we would have used something else. It is not possible to pin down a number on a specific email or scheduling software.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Hangouts (Classic)

  • I believe it was part of the google suite that was purchased. It was worth the cost as it was cheaper. I believe it is now free, but also becoming deprecated. It is much better to use Teams, Discord, Telegram, etc. Google does not provide enough support or features to make using hangouts worth it these days.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server

General

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

Google Hangouts (Classic)

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
7.5
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
10.0

Usability

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
8.2

Support Rating

Beehive Enterprise Collaboration Server
Google Hangouts (Classic)
7.9

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