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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Business Edition 7000

Its well suited for small to medium scale deployments if the infra is in-house. Webex and other SaaS solutions are in demand these days and are cost-effective too, but if for some reason your deployments need a locally-managed data center, then go for the BE7K or the BE6K depending upon your requirement.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

I've found Quip to be extremely useful as a collaborative document sharing platform, moreso even than the Google suite, because the user interface is pleasing and intuitive, and it's much easier to organize and find files. If you prefer the File System Hierarchy style organization of Google Docs, Quip might not be for you - but if you're looking for a new take on organization with a more graphic feel to it, I would recommend giving Quip a try.I would say Quip is best suited for documents you're sharing or working on with an internal team, especially something that's for reference or a rough draft, since it's not big on formatting. This definitely isn't a platform for making a polished document to show off to customers, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.7
Quip
7.5
Task Management
Cisco Business Edition 7000
7.1
Quip
6.6
Gantt Charts
Cisco Business Edition 7000
7.0
Quip
7.7
Scheduling
Cisco Business Edition 7000
7.3
Quip
6.5
Workflow Automation
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.8
Quip
5.9
Mobile Access
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.7
Quip
8.3
Search
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.5
Quip
9.1
Visual planning tools
Cisco Business Edition 7000
5.2
Quip
8.3

Communication

Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.0
Quip
9.0
Chat
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.6
Quip
8.1
Notifications
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.8
Quip
8.7
Discussions
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.2
Quip
8.9
Surveys
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.1
Quip
8.7
Internal knowledgebase
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.2
Quip
7.8
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Cisco Business Edition 7000
5.7
Quip
10.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Cisco Business Edition 7000
4.1
Quip
9.8
Integrates with Outlook
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.2
Quip
10.0

File Sharing & Management

Cisco Business Edition 7000
5.8
Quip
8.8
Versioning
Cisco Business Edition 7000
5.5
Quip
8.7
Video files
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.5
Quip
8.1
Audio files
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.4
Quip
7.8
Document collaboration
Cisco Business Edition 7000
5.8
Quip
9.6
Access control
Cisco Business Edition 7000
5.0
Quip
8.9
Advanced security features
Cisco Business Edition 7000
7.0
Quip
8.9
Integrates with Google Drive
Cisco Business Edition 7000
3.6
Quip
9.1
Device sync
Cisco Business Edition 7000
6.7
Quip
9.0

Pros

Cisco Business Edition 7000

  • All in one platform that includes all the Cisco UC services in one appliance.
  • All the services are ready to use and preconfigured.
  • Tools available improve productivity and user experience.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Search. Quip has a great search feature. Without it, it would not be the time-saving tool that it is. Why? Because Quip (the way we use it) houses a LOT of information. When I'm looking for a document, I can do a quick search without having to remember what path of folders I put the document in.
  • Client Sharing. I have a particular client whose sales I track every morning from their website. I update this document, which has formulas in it, to calculate all the necessary information that we need and the client is able to access it any time they want to see the numbers which saves the client an immense amount of time.
  • Privacy. My boss particularly likes this area as a small company with no HR department. He can keep employee files so that only he can view them without the risk of other people being able to see them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Business Edition 7000

  • Licensing should be easy and collaborative.
  • Management interface should be provided with redundancy.
  • I've came across difficulties while I installed Windows server on BE6K. It's hard to gather Windows server keys.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Quip office documents are not as full featured as Microsoft Office documents you may be used to. Mind you, there are thousands of features in MS Office documents. But even some of the more basic features are not available. I have many problems with formatting. The worst problem is when a document starts in something else like Microsoft Office and then you try to copy it to Quip. You usually end up having to re-write it if it was complicated.
  • Quip documents will feel slow compared to locally based documents. The performance is similar to what I have seen with O365 documents editing online and only a little slower than Google docs (Google docs do this surprisingly well). But if you are used to working fast in a document you will be challenged by the response time. The problem seems worse with more than 1 person in the document and especially if the document gets large.
  • It would be nice to see Quip embrace Google apps or O365 more. Many companies and users have one or more so would be nice to move between and not lose so much. These are competitors and I know why that would not be a priority but it does mean sometimes I may not put something in Quip.
William Beasley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco Business Edition 7000

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quip

Quip 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It is the best collaboration tool in my company. Through it, the organization has achieved better connectivity and efficiency in its communication. Primarily, the docs feature of this software is the most utilized in the company. Slowly, dash-boarding and project management features have also been utilized. Generally, it is the best tool, very easy and fairly streamlined
Judy Hellen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Business Edition 7000

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Quip

Quip 8.9
Based on 6 answers
I have never used Quip's support. To be fair, we hired someone who used to work for Quip before working at our company, and he implemented it and pushed it with the team. He was very biased toward the product, and yes it was better than Google Drive, but by how much?
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Business Edition 7000

I’m a user of both systems and it’s difficult to say whether one is better than the other for features. Cisco is much more user friendly and has a better interface. I think both are suitable for large businesses, but it’s more about preference of the front end. Security features may be lagging with Skype.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

OneNote is a great product for collaboration and note taking, but we found it fell short compared to Quip in more formal document creation across teams. It also regularly had trouble bringing in outside members who did not have an institutional Microsoft account. Occasionally, we also had sync problems. Quip's simplicity and ability to provide better layers of security and collaboration overcame this key problem.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Business Edition 7000

  • We were able to sell it to many customers and has proved beneficial always.
  • Less number of complaints.
  • Amazing support from Cisco TAC.
Ujjwal Goel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Quip

  • Since getting Quip, we've been able to move projects forward at a faster speed. There is more accountability among our team.
  • I was not the purchaser of the tool so I am unsure of its ROI.
  • Overall business objectives are being met with Quip and we see a good reduction in project lifecycle time.
Long Dai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Business Edition 7000

General

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

Cisco Business Edition 7000 Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Quip

General

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

Quip Editions & Modules

Edition
Basic$0
Team$102
Business$123
Enterprise$253
  1. per month (10 seats included)
  2. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
All editions include unlimited personal documents and folders and a custom subdomain. Paid versions include unlimited document revision history, message archive and group sharing.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Business Edition 7000
7.7
Quip
8.1

Usability

Cisco Business Edition 7000
Quip
10.0

Support Rating

Cisco Business Edition 7000
Quip
8.9

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