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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling is a great alternative for anyone using any on premise solution. There is even more to be gained and money to be saved if your company has more than one location with phone services or servers. I can see Cisco Webex Calling not being useful if your company is currently using and are happy with RingCentral or another cloud calling solution.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Classroom

Google Classroom is a great solution for remote learning when school budgets don’t allow for more robust platform purchases, such as Blackboard. It’s free! It’s customizable, but you’ll need to get a small group of users/teachers trained up on all the nuances so they can be your Champion group and help the other teachers. Love the ability to set slides as landing pages for a fun classroom picture. Kids enjoy the autonomy they have but struggle with remembering to complete all assignments if they don’t have more direct supervision. Lots of integration with other tools like Kira to allow for writing exercises and assignment submission. It’s a great stop-gap for schools not intending to remain in a remote setting, a permanent solution for organizations with low budgets that are fully remote, but not my first choice if you have a software budget and are operating fully remote at all times.
Gabrielle Wayman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud PBX

Cisco Webex Calling
8.7
Google Classroom
Hosted PBX
Cisco Webex Calling
8.5
Google Classroom
Multi-level Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Google Classroom
User templates
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Google Classroom
Call reports
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Google Classroom
Directory of employee names
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Google Classroom

Call Management

Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Google Classroom
Answering rules
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Google Classroom
Call recording
Cisco Webex Calling
9.1
Google Classroom
Call park
Cisco Webex Calling
8.1
Google Classroom
Call screening
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Google Classroom
Message alerts
Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Google Classroom

VoIP system collaboration

Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Google Classroom
Video conferencing
Cisco Webex Calling
8.9
Google Classroom
Audio conferencing
Cisco Webex Calling
9.0
Google Classroom
Video screen sharing
Cisco Webex Calling
9.1
Google Classroom
Instant messaging
Cisco Webex Calling
8.7
Google Classroom

Mobile apps

Cisco Webex Calling
8.6
Google Classroom
Mobile app for iOS
Cisco Webex Calling
8.8
Google Classroom
Mobile app for Android
Cisco Webex Calling
8.4
Google Classroom

Learning Management

Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.9
Course authoring
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.8
Course catalog or library
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.7
Player/Portal
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
8.5
Learning content
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
8.1
Mobile friendly
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
8.2
Progress tracking & certifications
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.3
Assignments
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
8.7
Compliance management
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.6
Learning administration
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.8
Learning reporting & analytics
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.3
Social learning
Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
7.9

Pros

Cisco Webex Calling

  • Mobile use - Calling is extremely easy to use via mobile, making it easier for teams to work remotely and thus offer the organization and colleagues all of the benefits that come with this
  • Security - As this is a cloud-based solution, updates are easily implemented meaning better security, which is essential for the company overall.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Classroom

  • Student-teacher communication - I love using Classroom for this because my students can always go back and check what was on Classroom by looking through the stream. This way they don't have to go dig through emails to find what they're looking for.
  • Posting to multiple classes - I can post the same announcement or assignment to multiple classes at once without having to repeat the process or send separate emails.
  • Streamlining grading - when students turn work in on Classroom, it all goes to one place and then when I'm grading I can open their documents directly from Classroom or my Drive folder. This way, I'm not looking through emails and Google Doc shared files for their assignment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Cisco Webex Calling

  • Sometimes confusing on how to sign on to the Webex
  • Takes 5-10 minutes to download so if you forget to download before the call they will have to wait and is awkward
  • Don’t see a difference between this and zoom calls
Maureen Trattner | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Classroom

  • Although usually in the discussion with other LMS apps such as Schoology and Canvas, Google Classroom doesn't possess as in-depth of a platform. There is no ability to set individual learning paths, pace student work with completion settings, or embed other apps directly into teacher-created assignments.
  • The assignment creation options are limited. Teachers can only choose from creating an assignment (usually a link with directions), a material (usually a doc/slide/website, etc), a question, and a quiz.
  • With gamification taking on a new lens in education, there really isn't any way to use gamification elements with Google Classroom. There isn't any way to create Individual learning paths, or use badges and micro-credentials within Classroom. Outside programs would have to be used.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Classroom

Google Classroom 1.5
Based on 3 answers
Testing is particularly important in online learning, and Google Classroom falls far short of other learning management systems in this regard. Security is also a concern: while account control is reasonable for the account used with Google Classroom, the person controlling a particular account is often able to, for example, forward or download proprietary materials.
H. P. Molloy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling 8.2
Based on 1 answer
It is a very easy product to deploy and configure and to really take advantage of. It does not matter if you are using it in an office or your home, or for a security office or a collaboration meeting room - you have the right endpoint available for each case and the configuration parameters to improve the functionality you need.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Classroom

Google Classroom 3.4
Based on 4 answers
This is only a product I would recommend to a humanities teacher. Math and science teachers cannot use this product the same way that I can as an English teacher. It is great for word process and for reading, but unable to handle the demands of math and science. Therefore, I would highly recommend this product to English or Social Studies teachers, but NOT math or science teachers
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Classroom

Google Classroom 9.0
Based on 2 answers
We have had very little trouble in accessing Google Classroom. Our issues, if any, have risen from our server and not the Google servers.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Calling

Cisco Webex Calling 7.6
Based on 2 answers
I have been working for a long time with Cisco as a provider and also Cisco TAC and Cisco Support Engineers.
The support starts right beforehand in the documentation of the product you are interested in. From the start you have a good, complete, and detailed and easy to read datasheet and there's always someone available to answer any questions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Classroom

Google Classroom 7.5
Based on 29 answers
Since this platform is provided by Google, the technical support is better than any others, and we are not required to bother about the space constraints for adding the contents. If we have a good uninterrupted internet facility we can access Google Classroom without any delay or lag. They have app support in both Android and iPhone.
Rahul Ajithkumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Classroom

Google Classroom 2.5
Based on 3 answers
It was relatively easy to implement due to the simplicity of the platform. Even our more technology challenged teachers found it easy to get started with Google Classroom.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Cisco Webex Calling

Previously we used Cisco UCM as our phone system, which is still Cisco's current on-premise offering. The main advantage of Webex Calling is the ability to easily connect phones and devices from outside the corporate network without having to create the Expressway setup first. The future integration between Webex Teams and Webex Calling will also be beneficial, although I think similar integration between Webex Teams and CUCM is also possible.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Classroom

I haven't tested or evaluated another digital classroom website or application. I feel like Google Classroom is convenient for many reasons such as compatibility to Google docs, slides, etc. I also love the ability to link to YouTube and other sites. I don't know if there would be a site that is easier to maneuver.
Meredith Sanders | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Cisco Webex Calling

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Google Classroom

Google Classroom 10.0
Based on 1 answer
It is very easy to push out this program across our buildings. Teachers are able to use it without much trouble.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Cisco Webex Calling

  • I would consider the heafty investment to be worth it as it has helped bring an element of cohesion between departments in the same division.
  • It has also shown to have positive reviews from our high-level executives when audio conferencing into high profile meetings. It is always important, in my opinion, to invest in technology that is going to keep your data and conversations safe.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Google Classroom

  • Student engagement is high when using Google Classroom. Students are more willing to work on projects continually when provided a digital platform.
  • Since teachers have instant access to student work, they can pinpoint weak areas for remediation, thus increasing test scores for mastery.
  • Google Classroom also saves time for teachers when used as an organizational tool as student work is all in one place with easy access.
Tamara Letter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Cisco Webex Calling

General

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

Google Classroom

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Cisco Webex Calling
8.8
Google Classroom
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
1.5

Usability

Cisco Webex Calling
8.2
Google Classroom
3.4

Reliability and Availability

Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
9.0

Performance

Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
9.0

Support Rating

Cisco Webex Calling
7.6
Google Classroom
7.5

Implementation Rating

Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
2.5

Scalability

Cisco Webex Calling
Google Classroom
10.0

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