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Freshservice

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Score 9.8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Freshservice

If you cannot measure your current self then you cannot expect to improve. This was told to me by our call center manager a while ago about the importance of knowing exactly what you currently are capable of in order to better know what will be expected in the future. With this I looked at our old system which was clunky, slow, and universally hated, then tried to do better, that better option was Freshservice, which can be accessed from anywhere, fast, online, and easy to understand. With practically no training the techs were able to just pick it up and go. This was a big help in getting them to start actually using the system.
Sean Muller | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

Any business that has a customer base could benefit from Gladly. If you call, text, social media message, etc Gladly can do all of these functions and keeps all of these conversations easily located so that you can refer back to previous conversations. The ability to leave notes on the account is very helpful.
Fallon Penrod | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

Freshservice
9.0
Gladly
8.1
Organize and prioritize service tickets
Freshservice
9.6
Gladly
5.5
Expert directory
Freshservice
8.3
Gladly
10.0
Service restoration
Freshservice
9.8
Gladly
Self-service tools
Freshservice
9.1
Gladly
Subscription-based notifications
Freshservice
9.2
Gladly
ITSM collaboration and documentation
Freshservice
8.7
Gladly
10.0
ITSM reports and dashboards
Freshservice
8.4
Gladly
Ticket creation and submission
Freshservice
Gladly
10.0
Ticket response
Freshservice
Gladly
5.0

ITSM asset management

Freshservice
8.5
Gladly
Configuration mangement
Freshservice
9.0
Gladly
Asset management dashboard
Freshservice
8.4
Gladly
Policy and contract enforcement
Freshservice
8.3
Gladly

Change management

Freshservice
8.9
Gladly
Change requests repository
Freshservice
8.8
Gladly
Change calendar
Freshservice
8.7
Gladly
Service-level management
Freshservice
9.2
Gladly

Self Help Community

Freshservice
Gladly
10.0
External knowledge base
Freshservice
Gladly
10.0
Internal knowledge base
Freshservice
Gladly
10.0

Multi-Channel Help

Freshservice
Gladly
10.0
IVR
Freshservice
Gladly
10.0
Social integration
Freshservice
Gladly
10.0
Email support
Freshservice
Gladly
10.0
Help Desk CRM integration
Freshservice
Gladly
10.0

Pros

Freshservice

  • Customized customer portal and ticketing system - We have specific information we want our customers and team to access. Freshservice allows us to have all that exactly as we want.
  • Freshchat integration - Having the chat portal integrated on our customer portal has improved our ability to communicate and quickly resolve issues. We have the chat widget on our main customer portal through Freshservice and our Moodle LMS.
  • Asset tracking and integration - we have the ability to track our assets from anywhere now. It makes field service calls so much easier since we don't have to rely on a spreadsheet on our server. We can also connect service tickets to assets so our repairs and changes are more accurate.
  • Mobile App - having the mobile app boosts our ability in the field. We can tag assets from the app to make changes and updates. We can provide the same service on the road as we can in our offices.
John Cilla | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

  • Easy to use interface. Supporting customers is as easy as texting a friend.
  • True Omnichannel support system where all channels live on the same screen without the need to hop between applications.
  • Built-in knowledgebase (Answers) reducing team member ramp time and providing a template for consistent solutions for our customers.
Drew Chamberlain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Freshservice

  • Maintenance of software assets : Freshservice reports the installed software, but if a device is retired, the software remains registered in the software assets. It would be better to have an option to clean it up.
  • Software assets are registered per software-release : there is no way to get an export of one software-asset at once, you have to export them per release. In case of programs like Firefox it's time consuming
Rob Buurman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

  • Gladly has errors where it times out and I lose a call. Which negatively reflects on me.
  • If a contact is not currently assigned to me and I don’t know their info I can’t find them easily even if I was associated with the ticket.
  • The inbox could notify you better of completed tasks and keep better track of your history in your own account.
Fallon Penrod | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Freshservice

Freshservice 9.1
Based on 1 answer
It's overall value in our organization is extremely high and it has become an essential part of our business.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

Gladly 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Gladly really has all the information needed about a customer that you would need.If gladly does have a specified space for specific information you can add notes in multiple locations to remind you self of special circumstances. Gladly meets all our expectations and continues to provide a see less transaction
Fallon Penrod | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Freshservice

Freshservice 8.9
Based on 6 answers
On the I.T. side, the time to ramp up and understand how FreshService operates only took a few hours. After that, it was off to the races with configuration and customization. From the start, with minimal assistance, our end users found FreshService to be incredibly intuitive. At launch, we expected most to submit tickets via email, however, our analytics has shown that end-users actually prefer the portal for managing their I.T. tickets.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Freshservice

Freshservice 10.0
Based on 13 answers
The support team is highly professional and most of them I have spoken are so kind and helpful. I had booked a session for an hour to set up alerts using Workflow Automator, and in that time, the support guy helped me configure alerts, set up change management process groups, etc. Most of the other vendors will ask you to submit a separate ticket for each request.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

Gladly 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Gladly is always available to support its customers. That being said, we really haven’t needed support. The product is intuitive and stable. The reality is the support we receive is more collaboration on how we can help Gladly continue to revolutionize this space.
Drew Chamberlain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Freshservice

Freshservice 8.2
Based on 1 answer
Use case and requirements have to be very specific. Each business is different so it's very important to be as clear as possible with your initial requirements when communicating with the on-boarding/implementation team.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Freshservice

We picked Freshservice over the others for many reasons. The first would be the ease of implementation. Another is due to the nice interface the system has. We also like the way we can push out a small piece of software to pull in the asset information for asset management. Just all around better product.
Mark Kosier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

Gladly truly delivers what other vendors promote:
  • True Omnichannel support.
  • Easy to use UI.
  • Robust reporting.
  • Full SaaS solution.
  • Built-in knowledgebase.
  • Simple implementation.
  • Great support team.
  • True business partnership.
  • Full 360 views of your customer.
  • Reduced ramp time for agents.
It truly is the future of Customer Support software. True game changer.
Drew Chamberlain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Freshservice

  • The service catalog has simplified and reduced inquiries about purchasing equipment, requesting forms, and identifying software that is available to campus. We estimate a 25% reduction in such inquiries
  • Canned responses and the ability to insert solutions allows our staff to spend more time supporting our users, rather than looking up answers and typing responses.
  • Using the CMDB to document infrastructure, business processes, and training material has allowed IT staff to get-up-to-speed and identify answers to questions more quickly. Additionally, the documentation is advantageous for other departments across campus so that we can show impact of business process changes.
Rick Murphy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Gladly

  • It positively helps us communicate with each other before we communicate with the timer if there are any questions or issues.
  • Gladly helps prioritize email vs phone call and chat so that you are focusing on the most important task at hand.
  • Gladly allows you to view what other representatives are doing and if they are busy or available for questions.
Fallon Penrod | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Freshservice

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
$19

Freshservice Editions & Modules

Edition
Starter$19.001
Growth$49.001
Pro$89.001
  1. Per Month Per User
Additional Pricing Details

Gladly

General

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

Gladly Editions & Modules

Edition
Task Based$38.001
Customer Facing$150.001
  1. Per Month Per User
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Freshservice
9.4
Gladly
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Freshservice
9.1
Gladly
10.0

Usability

Freshservice
8.9
Gladly

Support Rating

Freshservice
10.0
Gladly
10.0

Implementation Rating

Freshservice
8.2
Gladly

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