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Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle Service Cloud is well suited for a business to consumer contact center. It can handle large volumes and millions of transactions. I have seen contact centers with 2000 agents but it can also work well for a small contact center with 10 to 50 agents. With integration with a VOIP phone system - additional automation can be incorporated in to the system. There are multiple ways to automate agent tasks to make handling an incoming incident as efficient as possible.
Carl Elliott | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

osTicket is very well suited for small to medium environments where the budget might be tight or a complex system isn't desired. The basic pillars of osTicket being that it is simple, lightweight, reliable, open source, and best of all free really make osTicket a great alternative to higher-cost customer support systems. While osTicket does have shortfalls which would be bad for some environments—like not offering social media integration, lacking a flashy user interface, no detailed analytics (satisfaction, performance, etc.), no live chat/messaging, and any detailed customization requires PHP knowledge—osTicket is a great free and simple support system without the extra features and costs the alternatives offer.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
osTicket
8.6
Organize and prioritize service tickets
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.4
osTicket
9.2
Expert directory
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.2
osTicket
8.0
Subscription-based notifications
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
6.9
osTicket
7.8
ITSM collaboration and documentation
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.0
osTicket
8.8
Ticket creation and submission
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.4
osTicket
9.0
Ticket response
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.4
osTicket
8.8

Self Help Community

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
osTicket
8.8
External knowledge base
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
osTicket
8.8
Internal knowledge base
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
osTicket
8.8

Multi-Channel Help

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.9
osTicket
7.1
Customer portal
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.5
osTicket
8.2
IVR
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
osTicket
7.0
Social integration
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
6.9
osTicket
4.0
Email support
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.5
osTicket
8.5
Help Desk CRM integration
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.1
osTicket
8.0

Pros

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

  • The ease of customization for our environment is very helpful.
  • The layout for our basic users is easy to understand and the flow is logical.
  • The ability to query previous incidences is simple and easy to export in order to provide information to other departments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

  • Web based, so available from any web browser
  • Free - no cost to the organization to buy
  • Runs on linux - solid, secure, free
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

  • Getting better - Improved integration to Oracle Sales Cloud - but Oracle is now addressing this with Oracle Engagement Cloud as a combo of Sales & Service Cloud.
  • Bad - Perception problems in terms of robust functionality vis-à-vis the same service product from Salesforce...
  • Problem - Oracle has difficulty getting current customers to renew their Service Cloud subscriptions. Pricing vis-à-vis SFDC may be the issue.
Frank Watts - CPIM, CIRM, MBA Operations Mgt | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

  • osTicket's hosted version is expensive and customization is kind of hard to come by. So, unless you have programming-proficient developers on hand (we do!) you will need to accept the options that you are paying for.
  • osTicket's community forum has had some bugs recently as they have rolled out a new platform for it. For people who rely on the community forum extensively, this is a set back. Again, this is more of an issue for those using open source and not the SaaS version.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud) 9.9
Based on 9 answers
Although RightNow is extremely flexible, the flexibility comes with a price. It is often not intuitive which settings you need to change (and under which menus these setting are buried) to enable the system to do what you want. Also, sometimes the system can do things you need, but you don't initially realize it. When RightNow sells a system to a new customer, I think it should come with X hours of consulting time with a RightNow expert. The customer should be able to consult with this expert over the next year to get advice concerning how to configure the system to achieve desired needs. Often RightNow Support would just answer "no" when I asked if I could do something, but then I would find another way to achieve my goals after talking with other companies using RightNow.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud) 9.0
Based on 4 answers
The learning curve is fairly steep; but for something that has this much capability, it's nearly impossible to make it "easy". The layout and organization are at least reasonably intuitive. The hardest part-- the "weakest link"-- is the portal development (where you can build help centers and other end-user pages.) The capabilities there are significant, but the learning curve for that part is especially steep and it takes a fair amount of expertise to be able to update it.
Mig Ponce | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud) 7.9
Based on 12 answers
Technicians seem to be assessed based solely on how quickly they close the issues. I've had to reopen requests multiple times because they didn't actually solve my problem. Also, when the issue has even a moderate amount of complexity, the technicians often instruct me to "open another SR" to handle the other issue. I'm the customer, I shouldn't have to follow their processes, they should handle that for me. But even when I create the new SR, it seems like their right hand isn't talking to their left - they aren't reading back to the previous issue for context. So I get bounced around a lot, and I have to tell them how to do their job
Kristine Tannert | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

osTicket 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Being open-source it is community supported. There is a hosted version that provides better support. Honestly, I have not really needed support
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud) 9.0
Based on 8 answers
Work with a RightNow expert during the implementation. Explain features that would you like to have. Often, somebody who really knows the system can show you what you need to do to achieve the desired results. Where a RightNow support engineer or a consultant might say "the system can't do that," a RightNow application engineer will listen to what you need, and often come up with an alternate path to achieve it
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

We haven't looked at any other products because the bring your own licenses to other cloud services is cost prohibitive. However we are positioning ourselves where we could use Azure for our Windows servers, AWS for our Linux, and Oracle for our DB services. We have been looking at Equinix as an intermediary solution between the cloud services.
Ray Hirte | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

Free, easy to install and it does the same job
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

  • Oracle Service Cloud's ability to tie together the support department in our company to the customer as well as other areas of the company has narrowed the gap between support issues and resolution by placing everything into one easy-to-use and navigate interface.
  • Allowing the customers to create their own email or chat support cases and insert them into the system for action by our support department helps provide quicker service response in some cases.
  • Reports that indicate case status and time in system help to prioritize cases that may require more attention or more immediate resolution is a very beneficial function that we utilize regularly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

osTicket

  • Increased the customer service department effectiveness.
  • Is a reliable system for the specifically targeted clients.
Giorgi Gogitidze | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

General

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

osTicket

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.8
osTicket
8.8

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.9
osTicket

Usability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
osTicket

Reliability and Availability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
10.0
osTicket

Performance

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
osTicket

Support Rating

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.9
osTicket
6.0

In-Person Training

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
osTicket

Implementation Rating

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
osTicket

Scalability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
10.0
osTicket

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