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Score 8 out of 100

ServiceNow IT Service Management

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Score 8.2 out of 100

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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

In very large enterprises. ServiceNow can handle a multitude of operations to help with overall IT management. The downside is two-fold: it can get quite clunky at times, and is expensive. While much of it is not intuitive and can be difficult to figure out and use, it has quite a wide range of reporting capabilities. If set up properly with solid process flows, it can be a tremendous tool for IT consumers, technicians and management.
Dr Gardiner Jones | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Incident and problem management

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.3
Organize and prioritize service tickets
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.4
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.8
Expert directory
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.2
ServiceNow IT Service Management
7.9
Subscription-based notifications
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
6.9
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.2
ITSM collaboration and documentation
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.0
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.8
Ticket creation and submission
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.4
ServiceNow IT Service Management
Ticket response
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.4
ServiceNow IT Service Management
Service restoration
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
7.9
Self-service tools
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.3
ITSM reports and dashboards
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.6

Self Help Community

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
ServiceNow IT Service Management
External knowledge base
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
ServiceNow IT Service Management
Internal knowledge base
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
ServiceNow IT Service Management

Multi-Channel Help

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.9
ServiceNow IT Service Management
Customer portal
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.5
ServiceNow IT Service Management
IVR
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.7
ServiceNow IT Service Management
Social integration
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
6.9
ServiceNow IT Service Management
Email support
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.5
ServiceNow IT Service Management
Help Desk CRM integration
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
8.1
ServiceNow IT Service Management

ITSM asset management

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
7.9
Configuration mangement
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.2
Asset management dashboard
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.0
Policy and contract enforcement
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
7.6

Change management

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.6
Change requests repository
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.8
Change calendar
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.5
Service-level management
Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.6

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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

  • Web based GUI where we can have drag and drop feature enabled for handling the items
  • Integrates well with third party platforms using REST APIs like monitoring tools to create tickets or Alerting tools to create alarms in case of an event
  • Available as a SAAS solution by ServiceNow hence users needn't worry about the backend infrastructure
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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

  • It is hard to find areas for improvement, the tool is very powerful. That said, building the CMDB still involves some manual interaction which was not how it was presented in demos.
  • The CMDB data is almost too deep and detailed. When you build the relationship map it can be so large that it is overwhelming. You can limit this, but the default maps are massive if you are discovering lots of device classes.
  • The product is expensive. Since they are the leader in the industry and the product has tons of features, they definitely charge for it!
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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 10.0
Based on 12 answers
At the moment, ServiceNow provides the best offering in the space and our customers are very happy with their current portals. We recently conducted an ROI review of the ServiceNow product with a client that was very favorable to the product. We keep our options open, but as of right now, we don't see a reason to change.
Akil Franklin | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 10.0
Based on 7 answers
The dashboard is so confusing, [there are] many clicks to open a task and search by a ticket. The Enterprise customisation [we did] has finished to kill the software and creates a really bad experience on a daily basis. [It is] So slow, and so many clicks to process a ticket. Works only on IE so, that [should] make you realize that [it] is a bad idea.
Max Lewenhaupt | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud) 10.0
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 10.0
Based on 2 answers
We have never had any issues with ServiceNow's availability that I am aware of in the two years I have been using it.
Michael Sypes | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 9.0
Based on 2 answers
For a massive system, page loads are reasonably quick, including searches.
Michael Sypes | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 8.3
Based on 36 answers
I would give it this rating because we have had no major issues with the support for ServiceNow after we implemented it at our organization. They seem to respond promptly and efficiently if we ever do need to open a support case with them about an issue we are having.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 1.0
Based on 1 answer
To type in what should be a text box, you have to click an empty cell, a tiny text box pop up opens with a check box and an X. You the. Type in the text box and have to click the check mark. If you have a bunch of fields to fill out, doing this is very annoying. Absolutely know thought went in to this. I'm sure somebody in marketing thought it was a good idea. It wasn't.
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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 10.0
Based on 6 answers
Without exception, every client I have worked with has been very happy with their resulting product. While this is partly due to my work, I must point out that the platform is the winning decision, not the implementer.
Randall Hodgins | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow seems to be able to scale as large as you would like it to and outpaces the competition as far as ease of licenses and growth. While it is clunky it really allows you to drill down to the smallest workflow or permissions to really allow the system to build around your environment. Other products seem to want to push you towards templates or more of the "wizard" style set up.
Jesse Bickel, MS - PMP | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
No answer on this topic is available.

ServiceNow IT Service Management

ServiceNow IT Service Management 10.0
Based on 1 answer
ServiceNow works as an enterprise solution.
Michael Sypes | 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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

  • ServiceNow has positively impacted ROI as it has improved the efficiency of request handling.
  • It has had the positive impact of allowing our organization to standardize on one ticketing tool eliminating a number of others.
  • A negative impact on ROI has been the licensing cost of ServiceNow. Being the premier ticket management system, it definitely has the price tag to match.
Anonymous | 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

ServiceNow IT Service Management

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.8
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.3

Likelihood to Renew

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.9
ServiceNow IT Service Management
10.0

Usability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
ServiceNow IT Service Management
10.0

Reliability and Availability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
10.0
ServiceNow IT Service Management
10.0

Performance

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
ServiceNow IT Service Management
9.0

Support Rating

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
7.9
ServiceNow IT Service Management
8.3

In-Person Training

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
ServiceNow IT Service Management

Online Training

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
ServiceNow IT Service Management
1.0

Implementation Rating

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
9.0
ServiceNow IT Service Management
10.0

Scalability

Oracle CX Service (formerly Oracle Service Cloud)
10.0
ServiceNow IT Service Management
10.0

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