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145 Ratings
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Score 9 out of 100

Dialpad Talk

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Cloud PBX

    7.6

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    76%

    Dialpad Talk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Hosted PBX

    7.9
    79%
    18 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)

    6.8
    68%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    User templates

    8.5
    85%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call reports

    6.4
    64%
    35 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Directory of employee names

    8.7
    87%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call Management

    7.6

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    76%

    Dialpad Talk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 5/5 features

    Answering rules

    8.8
    88%
    39 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call recording

    6.8
    68%
    26 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call park

    8.7
    87%
    35 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Call screening

    6.4
    64%
    32 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Message alerts

    7.5
    75%
    36 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    VoIP system collaboration

    8.1

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    81%

    Dialpad Talk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Video conferencing

    8.3
    83%
    27 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Audio conferencing

    8.0
    80%
    37 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Video screen sharing

    8.2
    82%
    14 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Instant messaging

    8.0
    80%
    17 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile apps

    7.9

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    79%

    Dialpad Talk

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Mobile app for iOS

    7.9
    79%
    23 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile app for Android

    7.8
    78%
    21 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Renew, Support Rating
    • Dialpad Talk is rated higher in 1 area: Usability
    • Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) and Dialpad Talk are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.9

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    89%
    42 Ratings
    8.9

    Dialpad Talk

    89%
    150 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    10.0

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    100%
    1 Rating
    9.1

    Dialpad Talk

    91%
    1 Rating

    Usability

    7.1

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    71%
    4 Ratings
    8.7

    Dialpad Talk

    87%
    18 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.4

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    84%
    27 Ratings
    6.6

    Dialpad Talk

    66%
    71 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    10.0

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Dialpad Talk

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    The Cisco Unified Communications Manager platform would be most suited for the below scenarios.1. An organization with very restricted policies and compliance where can't move to cloud-based solutions for data security. They can install the CUCM on-premises.2. An organization that is still on a legacy phone system could adopt CUCM to save costs and have better services.
    RAJESH VENGILOT | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    Small to mid-size professional services businesses, such as ourselves, are well suited particularly if you are going away from desk phones in favor of soft phones through an application. The AI/Voice Intelligence features were very good in testing, although our compliance department does not allow us to use them for customer phone calls.
    Ryan Helder | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    • This solution is extremely stable and has been running in our environment for several years without (unscheduled) downtime.
    • The ability to have voicemails automatically sent as an email message is extremely helpful in helping us to keep in touch while away from the desk.
    • The Call Manager provides us very granular settings to route our calls as we want.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    • Manages the calls that need to be returned.
    • Sends a recording of the voicemail to the correct email so an agent can review it and call back.
    • Allows you to transfer to a certain agent if necessary. This is helpful because sometimes certain agents deal with certain callers because they know the caller’s history and needs better.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    • Administration web page is little bit hard to understand at the beginning specially if you are not familiar with naming convention and GU Interfaces.
    • Call Detail Record interface is fine but would be desirable to include more options that fit organization needs in terms of reporting purposes.
    • Self Care Portal interface could be more useful to the end user if it includes options to manage some features without administrators involving.
    Leonardo Gonzalez | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    • I would like to see more configuration options with desk phones. Right now, I can add a phone by entering in the device-specific provisioning server and then thats it. I then have the option to remove it. I want more!
    • As an admin, Id like to be able to login to each of my users' accounts and make sure settings are correct vs having to walk over to their computers or asking them for their login info.
    • Some sort of application self checker. What I mean by this is I have some users using the desktop app, some not using it and some using a combination of both. Since there are multiple options for a user to accomplish the goal of taking calls, it would make sense to me to have the app actively check for all simultaneous instances of Dialpad [Talk] running and make the suggestion to use one or the other or even link you to the place you should be. This may be a unique situation to us as we are using Dialpad [Talk] as an integrated service in our dispatching software.
    Matt Halleck | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details
    Must contact sales team for pricing

    Dialpad Talk

    General

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

    Starting Price

    $0

    Dialpad Talk Editions & Modules

    Edition
    Standard$20.001
    Pro$30.001
    EnterpriseContact sales team
    1. per user/per month
    2. none
    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    We have been using this product for 20+ years and will continue too. This is a great product and new features are always coming out.
    Brian Munn | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    Dialpad Talk 9.1
    Based on 1 answer
    As of now, the way this system allows us to call each other, text each other (inner office) as well as communicate with customers while being fully integrated with our CRM (Service Titan) has made everything so much easier for everyone. Thus far, I am super thrilled with the ease of use, integration and all the reasons we chose Dialpad Talk are working great
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) 7.1
    Based on 4 answers
    Although it's very easy to use, once you understand the concepts of IP telephony, as I said before, I think Cisco could have improved the management interface of the platform, adding modern technologies and the design language of the other platforms like DNA Center, etc. This interface hasn't had a substantial improvement for about 10 years
    Eduardo Viero | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    Dialpad Talk 8.7
    Based on 18 answers
    The Dialpad app is very user friendly. It took very little time for even our most technically-challenged users to adopt it. Dialpad is also constantly upgrading their software so that functionality is gained. User adoption was really amazing. All it took was just making a few outbound calls and a few short videos to train our people.
    Gregg Skala | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) 8.4
    Based on 27 answers
    CUCM is supported by most third-party vendors for related products, so it makes finding solutions to specific needs easy. Also Cisco TAC is very knowledgeable, and we have never run into a problem they have not been able to resolve. Usually they are resolved without the need to escalate tickers either.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    Dialpad Talk 6.6
    Based on 71 answers
    1. Dialpad Onboarding support was okay. I think this was because we used a 3rd party vendor. We had a lot of issues with provisioning the phones.
    2. The Dialpad sales rep forgot to mention that Dialpad is only compatible with Polycom desk phones so we bad to purchase new phones last minute.
    3. We were supposed to get 3 months free when we signed up with Dialpad as a courtesy but the charged us for the 3rd month. They have resolved this error but I think there was no designated point of contact on Dialpad's end to help things move more smoothly.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager) 10.0
    Based on 2 answers
    This was the first phone system we implemented that could span multiple locations. We were very satisfied once fully implemented
    Brian Munn | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Alternatives Considered

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    We have been a Cisco based shop and have looked at other cloud voice options such as MS Teams pbx, and others, but ultimately, the features, endpoints, and reliability of Cisco has been the common factor in staying with them as our voice provider. Their integrations, room systems, and hybrid design allows for us to be flexible and keep a high up time vs reliance on 100% cloud.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    I personally find Dialpad Talk to be extremely easy to use. At one point we has a large group of agents who weren't tech saavy whatsoever. This had concerned us but after seeing how fast they learned how to use it, mainly because of how user friendly Dialpad Talk is, those concerns went away.
    Gina Yfarraguerri | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Cisco Unified Communications Manager (Call Manager)

    • Communication and collaboration - Our offices are able to communicate both internally and externally due to this system.
    • Down time - Struggles with CUCM has caused a lot of down time due to the instability of the system.
    • High Costs - the cost of both the license and the maintenance was much higher than other systems.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Dialpad Talk

    • Positive- better work/life balance therefore better retention rates and employee happiness
    • Positive- smoother correspondence on administrative items by using the chat functions and the ability to use the laptop to make calls while doing other work
    • Negative- confusion with number sand some functions that cause time to figure out and therefore disrupt workflow
    Laura Samoisette, LEED AP, WELL AP | TrustRadius Reviewer

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