Zendesk Help Desk Software


 

Zendesk is a web-based help desk management solution offering customizable tools to build customer service portal, knowledge base and online communities. The solution offers a customizable front-end portal, live chat features and seamless integration with applications like Salesforce and Google Analytics. Zendesk is used across a wide range of vertical markets including technology, government, media and retail, and is scalable for businesses, from small to large.

Zendesk’s online customer portal helps support agents to keep track of tickets raised and their status. Customers can go through existing tickets to find answers from queries similar to their question and if not satisfied, customers can raise their own tickets in the portal. Zendesk also offers branding of support pages with business logos, themes and brand images.

Zendesk allows businesses to build a knowledge base to address some of the most prominent and repetitive questions, so that customers can go through the basic set of queries asked in general. Using Zendesk, businesses can also set up an online community where their customers can post queries and reply to ongoing discussion threads.

 

 

Zendesk - Agent home
 
  • Zendesk - Agent home
    Agent home
  • Zendesk - Knowledge base and community forums
    Knowledge base and community forums
  • Zendesk - Portal language options
    Portal language options
  • Zendesk - Reporting dashboard
    Reporting dashboard
  • Zendesk - Automate actions
    Automate actions
  • Zendesk - Ticket views
    Ticket views
Supported Operating System(s):
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Mac OS, Linux, HP-UX, AIX, Solaris, Unix, IBM OS/400, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 2000

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Eric from Hunter Vision
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

July 2017

July 2017

Too many problems with Zendesk

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Pros

easy to navigate and use once you get use to the layout, super easy way to stay organized, nice to customize

Cons

dropped calls constantly, not an efficient way to keep our team informed about patients, super frustrating when calls were not taken even though their were people available

 
 

Jesse from Riskalyze
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Like a broadsword, or an "artsy" film: Powerful, but often hard to grasp.

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It works well, just tough to get going. I have been using it for months and I am still unclear as to many aspects of the program.

Pros

The tremendous level of granularity that one can parse support data down to. It makes our individual metrics reporting a breeze.

Cons

The horrendous level of granularity that is available for creating custom views. the standards do not show the most pertinent information to me, but when trying to create a custom, I get lost in the options and how they are sorted. If I want them sorted by a particular metric such as "who was the last to update" I don't know why there would need to be an Ascending or Decending. Then I get confused as to which was which, so some of my views need to be re-ordered by clicking one of the columns at the top every time I use it. I am sure if I took the time to learn what every one of the 75 column options are I would be able to sort it out no problem. But in the words of Sweet Brown: "Ain't Nobody got time for that."

 
 

Adam from Riskalyze
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendesk: Great for management, awful for users

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For all my frustration with Zendesk, The reporting is great, the guys upstairs will love it. I'm just really unclear why ZD doesn't seem to care about their actual users. I'm guessing the answer is that users don't pay the bills, the people printing the reports do.

Some alternatives to consider are Help Scout, UV Desk, or fresh desk, which are all better UI-wise, but have worse reporting... You'll need to pick your poison.

Pros

Fantastic Reporting
Great ways to track ticket priority
Integrates with most major software
Scales with you as you grow

Cons

Not at all user friendly for the Rep
Tons of UI decisions that will make you pull your hair out, ranting "Why did they make it this way!!!"
Merging Tickets is a Joke
The Search is a joke
Reading inboxes is impossible unless you download a third party chrome extension that color codes (Pray you use Chrome)
Many things can happen to make customers see secret notes or even emails from other customers

All these things "could" be avoided, but only in the same sense that a driver "could" go their wholes lives without getting in an accident... It's better to have the insurance

 
 

Daniel from Riskalyze
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendesk is very customizable and gives us lots of flexibility to use it how we want!

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Pros

How you can make it look like how you want it! You really can move things and adjust certain apps and have it work for you

Cons

Doesn't really have the best flow. Merging tickets can have a better workflow to them, and it isn't completely worked out the kinds

 
 

Michael from Riskalyze
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Overall positive, and overwhelming in a good way

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Pros

Versatility, we can build out whatever we need easily. And with the marketplace available in product it is very easy to see what other people added as they needed it

Cons

Moving from Helpscout, every process is about 3 clicks to 1. The added features have bogged down our support staff to an extent

 
 

John from CLR Choice, Inc.
Specialty: Real Estate
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendesk Chat plugin for Wordpress

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This plugin lets you manage several conversations at once, so you can always be present for those site visitors who are most likely to convert. With premium (paid) you can set up triggers that let you reach out to every visitor automatically, so you’re more available to hold in-depth conversations with serious prospects. You can use the chat system on your mobile device thanks to dedicated mobile apps and you can use the included analytics to assess how visitors use your website. You can also easily customize it to reflect your site’s design and color scheme.

Pros

A free subscription with Zendesk Chat allows one chat agent to handle unlimited chats, though restricted to one at a time. If your website is small, this live chat plugin may well suffice.

Cons

Not too much to complain about, but the free version is limited. Premium access costs per month. This also unlocks cool additional features like chat triggers – chat triggers let you specify certain conditions for the chat box to auto-launch, such as if a visitor is stuck on a page for more than a minute.

 
 

jet from Fonality
Specialty: Other services
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendsesk is a very powerful ticketing system

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Pros

You can do a lot of things with Zendesk. It is also easy to use and navigate. You can do a lot of reportings

Cons

reportings are nice however they can improve how to create these easier. other than that it has been very powerful

 
 

Daniel from Netfortris
Specialty: Other services
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendesk is a powerful ticketing system

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Value for Money

Zendesk has effectively streamlined out ticketing process, and continues to be a powerful tool for my organization.

Pros

Automations and Macros are a huge bonus for taking out the manual steps of moving tickets and setting up canned responses. You can integrate forms to fill out required fields in your tickets. It has greatly reduced our processes for ticket management, and has made life easier for our day to day users.

Cons

The only con that I can think of is that it's a bit pricey on an user basis. Dropping the price per user would make it a complete win win in my opinion.

 
 

Larry from Oklahoma State University
Specialty: Education
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendesk, I quality product but there are better options.

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Pros

Good base functions
Easy to use
Easy to operationalize
Easy to implement and train
Zendesk has some great initial features (base features) and is easy to setup and to use.

Cons

The cost is too much for most companies to absorb for the functions available. Some functions should be included in the base product but aren't.

 
 

Taylor from Riskalyze
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendesk is a Powerhouse

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Value for Money

I enjoy Zendesk and have found that it adds a great deal of value to our team, especially when needing to pass off information to the product team,

Pros

Zendesk is full of so many features it's ridiculous. Our team has dramatically been able to increase our visibility into bug reporting with the JIRA/Zendesk integration. It's so powerful and we'd be lost without it at this point! We switched to Zendesk about 3 months ago and we're finally settling in.

Cons

It's a little difficult to set up initially and take a great deal of connecting pieces in the backend before it works well. Out of the box it's not entirely helpful, but it's built to be custom, so that makes sense. The learning curve is pretty high for some users.

 
 

Mark from Hair Transplant Clinic
Specialty: Healthcare / Medicine
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Dreadful support provided by a support provider

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There is clearly a problem with this outfit. I have explained my problem several times to their online chat and have never been contacted

Pros

cheap and cheerful including an app nothing else remarkable.

Cons

Zendesk have continued to charge me for months despite having a new paid account
Forced to switch to Zendesk from Zopim
Zendesk continue to charge my old account 6 months later
Wasted many hours on their own online support.
Countless emails ignored.
Started a dispute with PayPal but still, I cannot elicit a response from Zendesk
Their online chat denies that they are charging my account even though I have sent them screenshots of their own transaction emails
I find it baffling that even in the face of such overwhelming evidence of unauthorized charges continually being made to my account that zendesk will not respond to me.

 
 

Maria from Epsilon
Specialty: Pharmaceuticals
Number of employees: 5,001-10,000 employees Employees number: 5,001-10,000 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Love Zendesk

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Pros

My company used ZenDesk as a ticketing system. It was user friendly. Searching for older tickets was easy. Made my job easy.

Cons

Can be a bit pricey depending on your needs

 
 

Arundati from Mailgun
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Senior Business Analyst

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Pros

Ease of use, customization to business needs, integration with Good data for visualization easy exporting for analysis.

Cons

Can be tricky to use its API for integration with already existing analytics tools and has a few attributes that are captured in Good data but not in app

 
 

Gabe from LeAp - Learning Through an Expanded Arts Program
Specialty: Non-Profit
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Easy to use/collaborate, track issues

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Very happy working with team to keep track of IT / tech questions. Keeps everything in one place, clear labeling of tasks.

Pros

Statistics (average amount of time to respond to and resolve an issue); clean interface

Cons

Email notifications can be somewhat confusing; takes a little time to get used to labeling process.

 
 

espree from wearelatech
Specialty: Media
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Awesome way to streamline customer support!

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Dynamic software for many team members to to quickly respond and be organized with customer support. The design is clean and simple and customer love that communication can be within their inbox.

Pros

simple and clean design. great cost. easy for multiple team members to use.

 
 

Fredrik from Ledarna
Specialty: Other
Number of employees: 51-200 employees Employees number: 51-200 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Happy user

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As a user, I am happy about using Zendesk. It's easy to get help on the go, you get the ticket and am able to follow up on these problems. I am not an administrator, but happy about being the end user. I would recommend more companies to use it as it familiarize the end users.




Pros

Easy to use

Cons

Sometimes you feel that you're ticket gets lost, but on the other hand you can follow-up on that fairly easy

 
 

Anthony from Karat
Specialty: Software / IT
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Great resource for startups

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Pros

Makes the process of pleasing customers incredibly streamlined. Our users don't have to worry about having a hard time reaching us!

Cons

It's pretty great all around! I'd recommend to anyone - not sure how it works at a larger company, but great for startups at least!

 
 

Thomas from MCASH
Specialty: Banking
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Easy to learn - ease to set up

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Pros

Moving from an internal and inhouse solution to Zendesk made us able to focus on other thing than maintaining and also much more easier for employees to start using it

Cons

There are problably cheaper options out there, but still much more cost efficient than what we hear earlier.

 
 

Ben from SkyPress
Specialty: Consulting
Number of employees: 1 employee Employees number: 1 employee

March 2017

March 2017

Constant Innovation

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I've been using Zendesk for the last 4 years. I can personally attest that they are on the forefront of their industry. Competition beware, Zendesk is changing the game and taking over.

 
 

Kenny from Dun & Bradstreet
Specialty: Media
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

March 2017

March 2017

Zen desk is a good way to simplify support

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My former employer used Zen Desk for sales order automation support. We had previously used a system that was designed in-house, but it was cumbersome and unstable. When we switched to Zen Desk, we were surprised at how easy it became to create and track support tickets, and we didn't have to worry about frequent system errors.

Pros

The software was very stable, and never caused any crashes or suffered outages.

 
 
 
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Rajarajeswari from Flipkart
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

July 2017

July 2017

Thumps up for features and customer support

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We were able to easily implement process improvement suggestion/ideas into effect with the help of this team in Zendesk.

Pros

I've been using zendesk in my previous company for more than 2 years, the major pros would be the availability of features that could be customized as per user request, good customer support whom we can reach out any time.

Cons

We used to face downtime often which runs even for half hour and more. I am not a techie, so I do not the exact reason for the downtime but zendesk has the tendency to hang often and stop working which I would say a major drawback of this software.

Source: Capterra
 

Chris from HFF

June 2017

June 2017

Easy to configure, administer and use

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Pros

Ease of integration with other cloud services - they offer an app catalogue that makes connecting to other systems a breeze!

Cons

Mobile access and outdated mobile app. I was never able to get the mobile app to work. Also - they offer an O365 plug-in but it's of limited use - doesn't allow you to modify tickets, only submit new ones.

Source: Capterra
 

Grace from Workfront
Number of employees: 501-1,000 employees Employees number: 501-1,000 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Great software for Customer Support!

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Multi-use. It's a great tool for customer support, knowledge base and community.
UI is pleasing aesthetically
Supports global users

Source: Capterra
 

Alex from SJU Technology Group
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Awesome management of tickets and projects

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Organization and efficiency

Pros

The organization and the ability on setting up the organization is a huge difference maker for IT support managing support issues and client projects. It's super easy to create and assign tickets. Zendesk also makes it possible and easy to use add-ins from third parties

Cons

Sometimes the site or app is a little buggy and slow but it has only improved over time and isn't that bad anymore.

Source: Capterra
 

Alexis from MiNuevoSitio.com
Number of employees: 2-10 employees Employees number: 2-10 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Good support alternative

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It is a good support option. You can integrate it with other applications such as your CRM. It is not complicated to use. You can make a good impression while staying organized.

Pros

Intregration with CRM and other apps.

Cons

Maybe the price could be better.

Advice to Others

This is a good option

Source: GetApp
 


June 2017

June 2017

Solid Platform, Easy to Use and Setup

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Simple to setup, use and administer the system. Our agents enjoy using Zendesk and it doesn't take long for them to figure things out. The support is good and I've never had a problem resolving issues. We use Zendesk Voice which is a nice product.

Cons

Its not cheap but you get what you pay for. I am on the professional plan but the enterprise plan gives you light agents which is basically an agent that only talk to other agents. I think that should be offered to at the professional level as well.

Source: GetApp
 

Ramin

June 2017

June 2017

Review for Zendesk

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Pros

Very flexible system for managing support tickets to be handled by agents in different queues or different specialties.

Cons

Setting it up was a challenge, I needed to bring in our tech team and test many settings before rolling it out. But later it would be simple

Source: GetApp
 

edward from Deloitte Digital
Number of employees: 10,000+ employees Employees number: 10,000+ employees

June 2017

June 2017

An improvement on Salesforce Desk, great ticket system

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An intuitive platform that lets you pick up conversations where you left off. This will improve your Customer Experience and its also fairly priced. Also a major benefit that is sometimes overlooked is .... It just works :-)

Cons

Missing basic email functionality like BCC and Forwarding. Attachments are sent as links rather than actual attachments. You can't really split Tickets that easily and not really any customisation for search results view

Source: Capterra
 

Angela from Diablo Media
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Zendesk Keeps Our Team Organized

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Pros

We were able to streamline our sales process by incorporating a zendesk ticketing system. Processing lead returns and client requests has become much easier and efficient.

Cons

It would be nice to have more customization within the portal. Also, once you open a ticket it would be nice to also have that ticket open in your email. It gets a little redundant with all the emails when you are an active admin in the portal.

Source: Capterra
 

Aaron from BambooHR
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Excellent system to help support our company

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Greater efficiency in responding to customer requests. We are also able to collaborate better as a team, improving internal workflows. Finally, we are able to leverage and update help content so that our customers are served up the most relevant information.

Pros

We love the collaboration on tickets and how we are able to run reports and track important metrics. The software seems to be fairly flexible in doing the things that we want, and for updating our help content. We have built some integrations into the system to help us author and manage content. We are also able to get insight into article use and track trends in our ticketing needs.

Cons

There are some limitations on the types of things that we are able to do, but that might be due to the version of the software we are using. Also, we have had to have some internal web developers help customize the system to get it the way we want. The basic "out of the box" might work well for some, but we wanted a more branded feel to our help content.

One thing that we feel was missing was the option to have a permanent "BCC ME" address put into a support reps account. Our sales team does not use Zendesk and so some ticketing information would be nice to sync over to Salesforce.

Source: Capterra
 

Ross from Snapt

June 2017

June 2017

Great support product with truly great support

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The system is easy to use and get up and running. Zendesk support is really out of this world , quick and very helpful. The ticketing system does everything we needed and more, it allowed us to expand our support system because of the added features.

Cons

Zendesk, helpcentre and Zendesk ticketing is great, Zendesk chat and Community is really rubbish. The chat is barely functional and has very limited options, the community is not worth the effort of setting it up. Documentation on both are out of date, things like gamification are mentioned online but no longer supported for community.

Source: Capterra
 

Johannes from Vixxo
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

June 2017

June 2017

The last 3 companies I've worked for use this system and I'm not sold on why

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Pros

I like that when entering and managing tickets in Zendesk, the administrator and ticket submitter are able to communication strictly through emails and Zendesk will capture that info in the conversation.

Cons

I'm not sold on this product as a whole, I have not seen it implemented where there are any usable workflows or automation. It's often hard to find tickets using the search function. General navigation is not user friendly and does not seem intuitive.

Source: Capterra
 

Charlie from Forcura
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

June 2017

June 2017

Because of Zendesk our team provides great support

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We're able to centralize our support structure and set parameters for good support and report on those metrics.

Pros

It's intuitive and they make it easy to get started and start communicating with customers. The different statuses and automation make support reps much more productive and efficient. The Help Center gives us a way to answer customer questions without them having to reach out.

Cons

Tags are not very useful unless you set specific criteria for using them. Searching can be difficult sometimes.

Source: Capterra
 

Martin from employee engagement and well-being
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

May 2017

May 2017

Focused on innovation

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Pros

To great thing about Zendesk is they are always pushing the product forward and releasing new features.

It's also reasonably easy to use and set up. If you have any issues setting up their support are always on hand to help. There is also a huge community of other users and Zendesk experts to help answer your questions.

The UI is nice, and their iOS app is not bad (not great, but better than nothing).

Ticket automations are a god send.

App integrations are also very good.

Cons

Although they spend a lot of time and effort working on new features, there are widely requested basics that they still haven't addressed. UI customisations for things like Views is very limited for example. A decent Due Date system is missing. Fully customisable Statuses are also not a thing.

Source: Capterra
 

Garret from BambooHR
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

May 2017

May 2017

It is easy to organize all of the emails from my clients.

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Being able to quickly and efficiently organize client emails and responses. I am able to prioritize who to contact when helping a client with an inquiry. I am also able to quickly respond to clients using the handy maco tools and canned emails.

Pros

The ability to create macros, which makes replying to many clients a breeze. Also, I really like the different queues that we are able to create, which helps us prioritize our responses quite effectively.

Cons

The only thing I can think of is being able to search for emails by key words and/or phrases, other than that... no real complaints.

Source: Capterra
 

ariel from PartnerHero

May 2017

May 2017

Tickets/Zendesk

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Zendesk is the perfect CRM for ticketing, easy to learn and to use, and it helps you when you have a high volume of clients to manage. Chat is easy to use as well. You can perfectly set up queues to filter the tickets into them.

Cons

I don't know is if because of the efficiency of the CRM, but the prices is considerable high. Sometimes when you use the filters you might get a glitch with them.

Source: Capterra
 

Ricky from Halo Board
Number of employees: 11-50 employees Employees number: 11-50 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Good Email Alternative

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We use this email solution daily and helps with high volume of emails. Our customer support team can easily navigate the system. The ease to assign to other reps helps us keep track of what needs to be done first.

Pros

Macros are a plus.
Chat function is easy to use.
Nice filtering system

Cons

Take some time to get it back running once their servers go out. Had to wait over 2hrs for them to get back up which delayed our work a bit.

Advice to Others

I recommend it for a smaller business.

Source: GetApp
 

Mahmud

April 2017

April 2017

I found it very useful

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Value for Money
Value
Support

The bes thing is that it is web-based service and it means users or group of users can work from anywhere. The overall interface and design is extremely user-friendly. Features are working perfectly.

Pros

Easy to setup and use
Lovely design
Cloud-based
Mobile version

Cons

Bit expensive
FAQ section for customers would be great
Import function is difficult to use

Advice to Others

Zendesk is being highly suited for small companies. But it can be helpful other companies.

Source: GetApp
 

Irv from Vixxo
Number of employees: 1,001-5,000 employees Employees number: 1,001-5,000 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Improves team efficiency and customer service quality

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

Ease-of-use
Usability
Functionality
Functionality
Product Quality
Quality
Value for Money
Value
Support

Our service provider specialist team uses Zendesk daily for our service provider needs. The software enables the team to track all issues and improve efficiency. It was very easy to set up and train the team on using. It is a great tool to manage inbound issues, however external users will not be able to track or access the cases, and can only view them via email.

Pros

Easy to use
Tracks all issues and provides reports
Improves efficiency and service quality

Cons

External users cannot track or access cases on the website
Visual design on emails can be improved

Source: Capterra
 

Sarah from Return Path
Number of employees: 201-500 employees Employees number: 201-500 employees

April 2017

April 2017

Great way to track tickets

Ease-of-use

Functionality

Product Quality

Customer Support

Value for Money

Ease-of-use
Usability
Functionality
Functionality
Product Quality
Quality
Value for Money
Value
Support

Zendesk has helped the organization I work for manage many incoming requests on one platform. It has increased our turnaround times on requests and follow up for reoccurring issues.

Pros

Great way to track tickets

Cons

Has a bit of a learning curve but its not too bad.

Source: Capterra