Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued) vs. OpenText Hightail

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued)
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
Cisco Webex Social has been retired and is no longer supported.N/A
OpenText Hightail
Score 9.4 out of 10
N/A
OpenText Hightail is a cloud-based collaboration software for creative content reviews and approvals. With one place for teams to share large, multimedia files, collect precise feedback and approve content, Hightail streamlines the creative process and helps teams keep projects on schedule.
$0
100MB per file upload
Pricing
Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued)OpenText Hightail
Editions & Modules
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Lite
$0
100MB per file upload
Pro
$15
per user, per month
Teams
$30
per user/per month
Business
Custom
per user, per month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued)OpenText Hightail
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsLite: Send large files with anyone. Files are limited to 100MB for each file size uploaded, 2GB storage max. Files expire after 7 days. Pro: Send large files with anyone and set advanced security permissions such as expiration dates and access codes. Files are limited to 25GB for each file size uploaded, with unlimited storage. Teams: Send large files, collaborate in real-time and manage creative projects with your team. The Hightail Teams plan allows you to purchase multiple users online (from 1-30 users per organization) and allows users to send file sizes up to 50GB with unlimited storage. The Teams plan also includes features such as file previews, organization, annotations, version control, discussions, follow-ups, approval routing and more. Business: Create unlimited visual project folders (called a Space) with collaboration and project management features such as approval routing and assigning to-dos, upload unlimited files up to 100GB each, protect them with access codes and manage user permissions., plus intuitive admin controls , detailed activity analysis for your entire company, advanced organization options and priority support.
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Community Pulse
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Features
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Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued)
10.0
1 Ratings
22% above category average
OpenText Hightail
-
Ratings
Chat10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued)
8.3
1 Ratings
2% above category average
OpenText Hightail
-
Ratings
Document collaboration10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Access control10.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Advanced security features5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued)OpenText Hightail
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
9.0
(8 ratings)
User Testimonials
Cisco Webex Social (Discontinued)OpenText Hightail
Likelihood to Recommend
Cisco
For the most part, this is a great software solution for the average user. For consulting it's ok, but [there aren't] that many reach features.
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OpenText
Hightail is my go-to source when I need to send large files that would never fit as regular attachments. That being said, sometimes there are files that would perfectly fit as attachments but I want the security that Hightail provides when sending sensitive or private material. It's very comforting knowing that the content I'm sending is only being received and viewed by the intended parties. It's also comforting for my clients when it's THEIR content that I'm sending for review.
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Pros
Cisco
  • Easy to use.
  • No special setup.
  • Doesn't require any special hardware.
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OpenText
  • Management of content, communication, spaces, and projects in general.
  • Control of processes, tasks and activities between the different members of teams.
  • Collaborative work through different media and channels.
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Cons
Cisco
  • Recording feature cannot record phone sound just computer sound.
  • Recording feature does not generate a file with "known" extension, it needs specific player.
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OpenText
  • Some of our recipients are not very tech-savvy and can get confused with how to download a file. There is some room for improvement by making it clearer where the user should click to download the file.
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Alternatives Considered
Cisco
It is simpler to use compared to other tools. Microsoft has a great product but there are a lot of bugs. And compared to GoToMeeting it has more features.
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OpenText
Honestly, once we started using Google Drive more efficiently and saw what improvements OpenText Hightail had made, it was hard to choose. But now that we more consistently use Google Drive, I use it probably 75% more than I use OpenText Hightail for the same tasks. I'm not sure how much longer I'll be a customer at OpenText but it's great to have both options.
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Return on Investment
Cisco
  • It is good, helps tremendously and saves a lot of time in case you have to go see what user is doing or understand what they are trying to achieve.
  • Great user experience.
  • Users like it.
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OpenText
  • Hightail simply saves time. We no longer struggle with trying to meet the requirements of OutLook. When we have a file that is too large to send via OutLook we just "hightail it".
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ScreenShots

OpenText Hightail Screenshots

Screenshot of Improve review process with inline commenting for visual files.Screenshot of Compare each update instantly with visual versions.Screenshot of Bring everyone and everything together in a Space.Screenshot of Improve the audio and video review process with time-stamped commenting.