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Software Description:

Zendesk provides a customer service platform designed to bring organizations and their customers closer together.

With more than 50,000 customer accounts, Zendesk is used by organizations in 140 countries to provide support in more than 40 languages.

Zendesk is a beautifully simple customer service platform. It enables companies to provide great customer service, scale with self-service options, and differentiate with proactive engagement. The result is customer relationships that are more meaningful, personal, and productive – all at a lower cost.

Software Description:

Samanage offers real cloud-based IT service desk and asset management software that helps companies govern their IT environment.
This service empowers organizations with an innovative ITSM platform that automates and simplifies their daily IT tasks.
Samanage is also the only ITSM solution that automatically pulls warranty information for all of the major hardware providers. Their clients can also go live operationally without any professional service support within minutes.

Software Description:

With Kayako users can expand their helpdesk across different channels, including live chat, web, email, tickets, phone and self-service support.
Likewise, they can get insights from their customer support engagements to identify market patterns, buying behaviors, and bottlenecks in the service work flows. It automates helpdesk to manage repetitive queries so agents can focus on more important or urgent tasks. With Kayako agents can also sort, organize, and route emails faster and accurately.
Kayako stands out as one of the only solutions that actually integrates email, tickets, live chats, calls (with VoIP integration), self-service and remote desktop support into one virtual help desk.

Features:

  • Chat
  • Customer Management
  • Email Integration

Features:

  • Dashboard
  • Inventory Tracking
  • Notifications
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking
  • Analytics
  • Billing/Invoicing
  • Chat
  • Customer Management
  • Email Integration
  • Social-Media Integration

Features:

  • API
  • Chat
  • Dashboard
  • Email Integration
  • Notifications
  • Customer Management
  • Scheduling
  • Task Scheduling/Tracking

Summary:

  • Multi-channel support: email, web, phone, chat, social media

  • Flexible ticket management with automated workflow

  • Customer facing web interface that you can easily brand

  • Brings all your customer conversations into one place

  • Time-saving tools like ticket views, triggers, and automations

  • Robust reporting and advanced analytics

Summary:

  • IT Service Desk: Manages tickets and service requests, email integration of self-service portal.

  • Self-Service Portal: Employees can resolve their issues independently.

  • Contract Management: Tracking all contracts and software licences.

  • IT Asset Management: Management of every asset in the organization.

  • IT Service Catalog: Streamline available service requests and fulfillment processes.

  • Risk Detection: Scans software and hardware continuously for all issues.

Summary:

  • Multiple Help Desk Reports: Kayako comes with 100 help desk report templates, varying from peripheral overviews to in-depth analyses.

  • Manage and Track Customer Support Tickets: If a ticket goes overdue, Kayako can automatically escalate that ticket: change its priority, assigning it to someone or triggering notifications.

  • Increase Customer Engagement with Live Chat Tools: Kayako's live chat tool is equipped with real-time visitor monitoring and proactive engagement.

  • Intuitive Agent Control Panel: Navigation is organized by channel. Customizable color coding is used to draw attention to tickets that are overdue.

  • Customer-facing Support Center: It lets user's clients navigate content, submit their own support tickets and log in to view the current issue and conversations surrounding it.

  • Custom Fields and Customization: This customer support app can be tailored to user's specific workflow, with custom ticket statuses, types and priorities.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: No
  • Pricing on Request: Customers receive customized price quotes based on number of accepted services.

Pricing:

  • Credit card required: N/A
  • Case: $24 agent p/mo (billed annually), or $29 (billed monthly).
    Fusion: $39 agent p/mo (billed annually), or $49 (billed monthly).
    Engage: $24 agent p/mo (billed annually), or $29 (billed monthly).
    Free trial: 30 days.

FAQs:

    No FAQs associated with this application.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Main users are companies that employ between 100-3,000 people.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • This service is generally used for IT Asset Management.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • This service is web-based, and runs on Mac, Windows, and Linux. Mobile version works on any mobile device running iOS 4+, Android 2.1+, webOS 2, Windows Mobile, or BlackBerry 6, on mobile browser, without installing a native app.

  • What are some applications this service is commonly used in tandem with?
  • Samanage is the most commonly used with: Google apps; Zendesk; OneLogin; Okta; Email clients etc.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with over 200 cloud applications.

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Their REST API allows customers and developers to expand and build on the Samanage platform.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • Samanage offers their clients following support services: FAQs, Forum, a Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials.

FAQs:

    Who are the main user groups of this service?
  • Kayako focuses mainly on medium to large-size corporations.

  • What is this service generally used for?
  • It is used as a help desk app.

  • What platforms does this service support?
  • Platforms supported: Linux, Mac, Windows, Android, iPhone-iPad, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10.

  • Does this service integrate with any other apps?
  • It integrates with: Mailchimp, Basecamp, Freshbooks, Drupal, Magento , Salesforce Sales Cloud, Joomla, Wordpress, SugarCRM

  • Does this service offer an API?
  • Kayako offers REST API.

  • Does this service offer multi-user capability (e.g. teams)?
  • It doesn't offer multi user capability.

  • Does this service offer guides, tutorials and or customer support?
  • They offer: email, phone support, and helpdesk.

Publisher:

Founded:
2007
Based in:
San Francisco
Employees:
1001-5000
Likes:
119k
Followers:
74.7k

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Founded:
2007
Based in:
Cary
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
Followers:
11k

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Founded:
2001
Based in:
London
Employees:
51-200
Likes:
11.1k
Followers:
11.3k

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