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Likelihood to Recommend

Five9

Well suited:Environments that don't require texting, and where users are highly technical and able to troubleshoot on your own. We've found that we need an internal tools manager AND an expert on each sales/support team to successfully onboard new team members and ensure current team members know how to use the tool.Not well-suited
  1. Organizations that rely on texting.
  2. Organizations with low tech literacy on their teams.
  3. Organizations with little ability to manage tools like this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Talk

Well suited in the way it records each interaction. This is specifically helpful for my managers that may be dealing with an escalated issue to hear exactly what took place on a call with one of their agents. It's also an amazing way for them to develop and grow their agents to become more productive and impactful on their calls.
Shea Mworia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Contact Center Software

Five9
9.5
Zendesk Talk
6.8
Agent dashboard
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
5.1
Validate callers
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
4.1
Outbound response
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
4.9
Call forwarding
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
8.9
Click-to-call (CTC)
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
8.3
Warm transfer
Five9
9.0
Zendesk Talk
5.5
Predictive dialing
Five9
9.0
Zendesk Talk
Interactive voice response
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
5.0
REST APIs
Five9
8.0
Zendesk Talk
9.0
Call scripts
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
Call tracking
Five9
9.0
Zendesk Talk
7.8
Multichannel integration
Five9
9.0
Zendesk Talk
7.5
CRM software integration
Five9
9.0
Zendesk Talk
8.1

Workforce Optimization (WFO)

Five9
8.3
Zendesk Talk
6.3
Inbound call routing
Five9
10.0
Zendesk Talk
7.3
Omnichannel inbound routing
Five9
8.0
Zendesk Talk
10.0
Recording
Five9
8.0
Zendesk Talk
9.1
Quality management
Five9
9.6
Zendesk Talk
6.5
Call analytics
Five9
7.0
Zendesk Talk
4.1
Historical reporting
Five9
8.0
Zendesk Talk
5.0
Live reporting
Five9
8.0
Zendesk Talk
7.0
Customer interaction analytics
Five9
8.0
Zendesk Talk
4.5
Customer surveys
Five9
Zendesk Talk
3.1

Pros

Five9

  • Availability- Five9 has servers in multiple regions and an entire team monitoring 24/7 to make sure we do not have down time.
  • Scalability- We can quickly increase our licenses up and down based on the needs of our clients.
  • Security- We do not have to worry about security.
  • Quality of voice- we are able to use Five9's soft phones and sustain a high quality of voice.
  • Single code set and cloud based software as a service. Competitors we looked at were typically more of a collection of applications.
  • Speed/Ease of use- We can manage Five9 with a single administrator vs an IT department.
  • Compliance- for outbound dialing compliance is built in. We also use their TCPA solution for dialing cellular phones.
  • Future proof: Five9 continues to invest in making their virtual contact center better. This in turn makes our service offering stronger.
Matt Zemon | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Talk

  • Call recording is a nice feature! It is great for training purposes and for quality assurance.
  • The metrics you get from Explore are a great insight into how the team is handling the call volumes.
  • Zendesk Talk has met most of our needs. It can be a bit unreliable at times.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Five9

  • Java based desktop application is a pain to keep updated.
  • The user interface for the agent desktop application is clunky and outdated. It could use a facelift.
  • The help center for documentation isn't well organized and the documentation needs substantial editing.
Ariana Thompson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Talk

  • Call transfer should be much easier
  • A group of users can be made to contact or call in between themselves like an Extension system for all the users in the system
  • Text to speech would be awesome
Sohaib Ahmed Khattak - PCI QIR | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Five9

Five9 8.2
Based on 12 answers
Five9's Customer Support team is also based in Manila Philippines, thus turnaround email response times for our reported issues are great for our requirements. Their CS agents also facilitate mobile calls to followup on outstanding issues and operate on a 24/7 schedule. We've also had experience working with the senior tech agents to investigate recurring issues to completion.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Talk

Zendesk Talk 5.1
Based on 6 answers
During setup and demo, the implementation team gave us like $4 in credits, as if we were going to steal minutes from them. We had to go back and ask for more credits multiple times to complete our setup/proof-of-concept
Vincent Frisina | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Five9

While we use Invoca and LeadsPedia for more granular tracking and data, Five9 has always sort of been the end all be all. If it's in Five9, it's pretty concrete that the info in Five9 is the correct information. It doesn't matter which campaign a call came through, if it came through at all, it will be seen in Five9.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Talk

Zendesk Talk has many of the features as the other phone systems I have used. My only reservation is their lack of focus on a feature that will allow their clients to remain PCI compliant.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Five9

  • We are able to contact more clients on a daily basis
  • We are able to record and monitor phone calls for quality assurance
  • We are able to measure all KPI's for agent performance
  • The Do Not Call list is incredibly easy to add and remove clients
Shanna Kostopulos | TrustRadius Reviewer

Zendesk Talk

  • A decrease in employee turnover by 47% due to increased morale from not being bogged down with emails. They feel like they can focus more of their attention on the customer's needs and resolve their issues quicker.
  • Limiting how many people can be in the queue has led to issues with customers getting frustrated with hold times and being harder to save when they are calling in to cancel our services.
Shea Mworia | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Zendesk Talk

Pricing Details

Five9

General

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

Five9 Editions & Modules

Edition
CoreContact sales team1
PremiumContact sales team1
OptimumContact sales team1
UltimateContact sales team1
  1. Contact sales team
Additional Pricing Details
Five9 offers pricing options to suit your business needs: Monthly On-Demand —Companies looking to quickly scale their operations with minimum costs Per-Minute Fees — Products such as voice message broadcasting or IVR with Speech recognition Annual Contracts — Reduced fee compared to monthly on-demand pricing

Zendesk Talk

General

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

Zendesk Talk Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Five9
8.3
Zendesk Talk
8.1

Support Rating

Five9
8.2
Zendesk Talk
5.1

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