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Likelihood to Recommend

Clari

drilling into deep detail on an opportunity is not appropriate for Clari. More aggregated reviews of pipeline is the best scenario for Clari.Also using Clari to see how teams and individuals are doing is helpful. Using clari to determine the health of pipeline and health of certain opportunities is also a great use of the tool itself.
Daniel Haber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

It's a great customer relationship management in the view of sales and services. Marketing wise it's difficult for lead management and we've experienced some syncing issues with the marketing automation tool. We've noticed that when records are merged, important info from the deleted record is not available anymore and this sometimes causes difficulty with alignment in reports. The custom report format too is only limited to 3 objects.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Sales Force Automation

Clari
Salesforce
7.8
Customer data management / contact management
Clari
Salesforce
8.3
Workflow management
Clari
Salesforce
7.8
Territory management
Clari
Salesforce
7.7
Opportunity management
Clari
Salesforce
8.3
Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)
Clari
Salesforce
7.2
Contract management
Clari
Salesforce
7.7
Quote & order management
Clari
Salesforce
7.6
Interaction tracking
Clari
Salesforce
8.0
Channel / partner relationship management
Clari
Salesforce
7.8

Customer Service & Support

Clari
Salesforce
8.5
Case management
Clari
Salesforce
9.0
Call center management
Clari
Salesforce
8.4
Help desk management
Clari
Salesforce
8.3

Marketing Automation

Clari
Salesforce
7.8
Lead management
Clari
Salesforce
8.0
Email marketing
Clari
Salesforce
7.6

CRM Project Management

Clari
Salesforce
7.4
Task management
Clari
Salesforce
7.5
Billing and invoicing management
Clari
Salesforce
6.7
Reporting
Clari
Salesforce
8.1

CRM Reporting & Analytics

Clari
Salesforce
8.3
Forecasting
Clari
Salesforce
8.1
Pipeline visualization
Clari
Salesforce
8.3
Customizable reports
Clari
Salesforce
8.5

Customization

Clari
Salesforce
8.1
Custom fields
Clari
Salesforce
8.3
Custom objects
Clari
Salesforce
8.3
Scripting environment
Clari
Salesforce
7.8
API for custom integration
Clari
Salesforce
8.0

Security

Clari
Salesforce
8.6
Single sign-on capability
Clari
Salesforce
8.4
Role-based user permissions
Clari
Salesforce
8.7

Social CRM

Clari
Salesforce
7.6
Social data
Clari
Salesforce
7.5
Social engagement
Clari
Salesforce
7.6

Integrations with 3rd-party Software

Clari
Salesforce
7.5
Marketing automation
Clari
Salesforce
7.6
Compensation management
Clari
Salesforce
7.4

Platform

Clari
Salesforce
7.7
Mobile access
Clari
Salesforce
7.7

Pros

Clari

  • Allows for more efficient funnel management - quick ability to update sales funnels in real time.
  • Provides transparency for leadership to see what is happening with the deals in real time.
  • Able to see the whole story within the sales cycle for upper management down to rep level, as well as those not within sales, to get an understanding of the state of the business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

  • Salesforce.com is extremely customizable. I would not consider it an out-of-the-box solution, although its standard fields allow for fundamental CRM activities and reporting.
  • Salesforce.com is able to integrate with 100s of third-party softwares—often times creating efficiencies in processes.
  • Reports within Salesforce.com have the ability to be simple as a standard Account report, or you can get very granular with your report filtering to segment a very specific result, eg. Accounts in California who are active clients and fall within the pharmaceutical industry and have a specified market capitalization.
Erik Viager | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Clari

  • Limited functionality. Really the only use case for me is forecasting and deal reviews.
  • Allow all managers to edit reps stages and numbers with a notification.
  • Does not require manual commit numbers to be confirmed. Should auto-commit the previous week's number if no change is needed.
Aaron J. McReynolds | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

  • Costs vs. ROI: The initial cost to BUILD whatever instance your SF sales rep presents to you and sells; the COST associate to get to that build is NEVER explained or discussed.
  • The Salesforce sales rep's job is to sell you on an idea and hope, rather than practical application, implementation, and realistic expectations of the egregiously cantankerous and universally overpriced CRM.
  • They do not vet, manage or hold accountable their 'implementation partners'. Again, the sales rep for Salesforce; their job is to sell you the platform, not what you they showed you the platform can do. There is extreme neglect in discussing the actual cost to get their CRM platform to do WHAT they have showcased to you. Not to mention the time it takes to get there. Not to mention the partners they refer to you are random. These 3rd party companies do ALL the work and make ALL the money on behalf of Salesforce, for themselves. You get stuck in contracts with mediocre service or lackluster results and there is NO recourse for you as the consumer against these 'partners'.
  • If I want to sell GM cars, GM has standards and minimums they require in order for me to represent their brand. If I do shady dealings, rip customers off or am just a terrible business to be in business with, GM would strip me of my dealership title for their brand. SalesForce does no such thing. I could start a company to implement salesforce, have you sign a contract and deliver a garbage product. If you go to SF to complain about that; "Our hands our tied" as I have been told.
  • Salesforce does not care about your user experience, they just want you to buy more. It is a Sales organization, not a software company. Again, they do not care about your business, the negative impact of their CRM rollout, or how terrible their 3rd party support partners are. They. Dont. Care. They just want your money.
  • SF is aware they are the biggest player on the block. They have all the cards. You, the consumer, as an individual business, have no power or say.
Kurt Johansen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Clari

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 10.0
Based on 49 answers
While it's not perfect and can be overly complicated at times, there is not another solution out there that can do what it does. To get the same functionality you would need numerous disparate tools to match the amount of functionality Salesforce has. Having it all aggregated on one platform makes the complicated parts far more bearable
John Cupoli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Clari

Clari 9.0
Based on 1 answer
it is a very easy tool to use. It easily integrates with SFDC and is easy to learn how to use. Clari is a recommendation with any organization concerned with learning new tools because it is so simple to master.I would say it has a strong usability score for all level of users
Daniel Haber | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

Salesforce 8.1
Based on 78 answers
Salesforce.com was one of the easiest products to integrate with our organization -- both from an initial installation and setup perspective as well as from an ongoing / day-to-day usability perspective. The software works seamlessly for us and allows to save a great deal of time in the process of creating and managing relationships.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Clari

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.8
Based on 54 answers
Salesforce is always available securely from any internet-capable device anywhere in the world, UNLESS you choose to set security measures so that ONLY trusted IP ranges may access the system at certain times of the day. It's all about choice and flexibility with Salesforce products.
Kyle Dugger | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Clari

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.0
Based on 36 answers
Salesforce performance in general is excellent. "The cloud infrastructure beneath Force.com has been fine-tuned over the past 10 years. It powers nearly 100,000+ businesses running more than 185,000 applications that 3 million users count on every day."
Points per Salesforce -
1) Multitenant kernel - With a multitenant platform, each business that uses the app doesn’t have its own copy. Instead, all businesses share a single copy and then customize it for their specific needs.
2) ISO 27001 certified security - You can’t compromise when it comes to enterprise-level security. Force.com is road-tested and trusted by nearly 100,000+ companies, including many of the world’s most security-conscious organizations, such as banks and health care providers.
3) Proven reliability - All Force.com apps run on world-class data centers with backup, failover, and disaster-recovery facilities. Force.com has had a proven 99.9 percent uptime record for years.
4) Proven, real-time scalability - Force.com is used by many of the world's largest enterprises, including Cisco, Japan Post Network, and Symantec. Applications can automatically scale from a few users to millions of page views, as needed.
5) Real-time query optimizer - You need fast access to your data. The Force.com query optimizer delivers under 300ms response time, at a massive scale.
6) Real-time transparent system status - You can always see real-time system performance, availability, and security information at trust.salesforce.com.
7) Real-time upgrades - Unlike traditional software platforms, our upgrades never break your customizations, code, or integrations. We upgrade the platform for you 3 to 4 times each year. As a result, you’re always on the latest version, with access to the latest features, performance, and security enhancements.
8) Real-time sandbox environments - With a single click, you can create copies of your applications, configuration, and data in separate environments for development, testing, and training.
9) Three global production data centers and disaster recovery - Force.com runs on three geographically dispersed, mirrored data centers with built-in replication, disaster recovery, a redundant network backbone, and no single points of failure
Rob Gottschalk | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Clari

Clari 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Clari is very willing to jump in and build out use cases. They will work to do anything for you. That said, their follow up is not great. We have had to reach out for follow up several times on a project, which is still not complete. I wish they taught us how to complete what we want, rather than doing it in house for us
Luke Ferrel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

Salesforce 7.6
Based on 105 answers
It is difficult to get complex issues resolved with nearly any Support department if you can't get the level 1 person to understand what complex tasks are taking place. Not bad for the first level support. I would recommend a Salesforce consultant for complex issues.
Quentin Goin | TrustRadius Reviewer

In-Person Training

Clari

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 7.9
Based on 11 answers
I attended two training sessions. I would rate them a 4 as an advanced user. It was very basic – great for someone new – would give 8+ for new person.

I had 3 years of experience at the time. I skipped basic and went onto advanced and still not helpful. A lot of it was best practices that didn’t feel relevant for our business
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Clari

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.1
Based on 15 answers
I have gone through multiple. The content that’s delivered is quite basic – I wish they had more advanced training.

We are grandfathered into premium support plus training. We get unlimited access to instructor led and online training for free. We have taken advantage of this
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Clari

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 9.4
Based on 32 answers
Just from an organizational standpoint - we standardized our data prior to moving to Salesforce. But we essentially standardized it wrong. That's created a big disgusting mess for us know that I'll have to deal with as the Admin. Be sure you think through use cases prior to doing something like that - seek outside opinions on how the data will work best, especially depending on what else you're going to integrate with Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Clari

Even if I don’t have some experience with Datahug, this platform doesn’t have an excellent end-user experience as Clari. Also, Clari has simple integration with Sales Apps, mobile application and notifications work very well, and is faster than Datahug. Reports are more straightforward, and you have with Clari an easy way for customization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

In the past we have used monday.com, which was better suited for a project management tool rather than a fully customizable CRM tool. We considered other options like Microsoft Dynamics 365, and HubSpot CRM, but ultimately decided to go with the best. HubSpot CRM's user interface was not as visually appealing or easy to use and the features do not compare to Salesforce which has earned the title of number one CRM tool for a reason. If you want a modern, fully-functional, analytics machine, Salesforce is the top tool.
Nichole Pelaez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Clari

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Salesforce

Salesforce 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I've worked with Salesforce since 2001 in companies ranging from 4 to hundreds of sales people and the system has been able to scale and perhaps more importantly expand (functionally) to the needs of larger organizations. In fact in my previous company, as a provider of a solution that integrated with Salesforce, we had customers that had thousands of sales people using Salesforce.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Clari

  • Has made it easier to keep track of ops. Our company has many open ops that sit and get drawn out. This makes it easy to forget about things and not update. Clari has helped us keep things on track and follow up on more closings that would have been left out.
  • With a small sales team, the cost isn't much of an issue as the deals won from the tool means the ROI is there quickly. With large teams though, I could see that being an issue when compared to just Salesforce licenses
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Salesforce

  • It will allow your Sales team to better manage their funnel so things don't fall through the cracks. This will directly impact your ROI.
  • You will have increased visibility from an executive level to allow you to make quicker and more accurate decisions.
  • Customer followup and status tracking will improve.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Clari

General

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

Clari Editions & Modules

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Salesforce

General

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

Salesforce Editions & Modules

Edition
Essentials$25.001
Professional$75.001
Enterprise$150.001
Unlimited$300.002
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