ContactOffice vs. Lua

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
ContactOffice
Score 4.0 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
ContactOffice is a private label cloud collaboration suite including messaging, collaboration and mobility technologies. It is a suite of web applications (Mail, Docs, Calendar, Contacts) that are accessible anytime, anywhere and from any device.N/A
Lua
Score 1.0 out of 10
N/A
Lua is a mobile-first enterprise communication solution. It powers messaging that is built for business: instant, secure, and keeps everyone accountable. Some key features include: Real-time Secure Messaging, Two-touch Conference Calling, and an Analytics Dashboard.
$0
Per User per Month
Pricing
ContactOfficeLua
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Lua
Per User per Month
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ContactOfficeLua
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeOptional$2,500
Additional Details
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Features
ContactOfficeLua
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
ContactOffice
7.8
3 Ratings
1% below category average
Lua
-
Ratings
Task Management8.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.13 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling8.13 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access7.33 Ratings00 Ratings
Search7.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Visual planning tools9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Communication
Comparison of Communication features of Product A and Product B
ContactOffice
7.9
3 Ratings
1% below category average
Lua
7.0
1 Ratings
13% below category average
Chat8.73 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Notifications8.73 Ratings7.01 Ratings
Discussions9.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Surveys8.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Internal knowledgebase8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with GoToMeeting7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Outlook7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
File Sharing & Management
Comparison of File Sharing & Management features of Product A and Product B
ContactOffice
7.9
3 Ratings
3% below category average
Lua
-
Ratings
Versioning7.82 Ratings00 Ratings
Video files7.42 Ratings00 Ratings
Audio files8.13 Ratings00 Ratings
Document collaboration9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
Access control8.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Advanced security features7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Integrates with Google Drive7.92 Ratings00 Ratings
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ContactOfficeLua
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Score 9.8 out of 10
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Score 9.8 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
Troop Messenger
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Score 9.7 out of 10
Troop Messenger
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Score 9.7 out of 10
Enterprises
Quickbase
Quickbase
Score 9.2 out of 10
Quickbase
Quickbase
Score 9.2 out of 10
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User Ratings
ContactOfficeLua
Likelihood to Recommend
7.3
(3 ratings)
1.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
5.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
ContactOfficeLua
Likelihood to Recommend
ContactOffice
1. Its cloud-based messaging and collaboration suite includes among others an email solution, calendars, address books, documents, polling tool and more. 2. Handling big data, managing events, and reminders. 3. Rich API allowing for a deep integration of the Contact Office applications. 4. Universal access to your data through desktop and mobile. 5. Almost every device supported.
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Lua
I wouldn't recommend Lua because they were recently acquired by another company and will be shutting down. It was unfortunate that we were only given 2 months notice right after signing up for another 1-year term.
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Pros
ContactOffice
  • Can use it from anywhere, can access your documents, emails and others.
  • Can message your group and arrange meetings, and it will notify you.
  • Can manage tasks.
  • Fairly good customer support
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Lua
  • It is easy to communicate in real-time.
  • Easy to set up different groups.
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Cons
ContactOffice
  • Data safety concerns
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Lua
  • The application for iPad is not optimized.
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Support Rating
ContactOffice
No answers on this topic
Lua
They are closing operations, so there's no support to rate
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Alternatives Considered
ContactOffice
ContactOffice handles almost all data, all files like doc, pdf, mp3 etc. Task management. Worksection is an all-around project management app that gives users visibility and organization. ContactOffice is a contact management software that helps you to easily manage your data from any computer with a web browser. Worksection is Free: no charge. ContactOffice offers four plans for its Individual version. ContactOffice has more supported Integrations than Worksection.
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Lua
We chose Lua because of their price point and feature set compared to other tools.
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Return on Investment
ContactOffice
  • Can get documents from anywhere if you forgot your files.
  • Can connect with anyone in your group, chat, share ideas, and requirements in a single instance.
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Lua
  • It has been great for communication and broadcasts, its a shame that they are closing down.
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ScreenShots

ContactOffice Screenshots

Screenshot of Easily manage your data in your virtual office

Lua Screenshots

Screenshot of A Group Conversation With Files and Photos (iPhone)Screenshot of A Dedicated Tab for All Your Ongoing Conversations Broadcasts (Android)Screenshot of An Interactive Directory Organized by Departments, Roles, and Custom Groups (iPhone)Screenshot of Two-touch Conference Calling, No Dial-ins, No Passcodes (iPhone)Screenshot of A Dedicated Repository for All Attachments (Android)Screenshot of Communication Analytics Dashboard (Web)