Comparison of FIVECRM and sugarCRM
When deciding on a system to use the first thing to consider is what you need a system for.
Check the table below of key business functions and see how FIVE and sugarCRM handle them.
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|What was it designed for?||High volume outbound calling and associated tasks, including email marketing||General customer management, deal tracking, marketing|
|Expected number of calls per agent per day|
Increased calls = increased success rate
|Telephone integration (CTI)|
Dial directly from the CRM
Preview dialing, auto-dialing and hangup. Out-of-the-box integration with a wide variety of phone systems, including TAPI and the low cost FIVECRM VoIP
No auto-dialing. CTI provided by third party apps(additional charge).
Used in call centers to define which records each agent will call
Out-of-the-box. Can be predefined in the User Profile for each agent.
Each user needs to use “Target list” and Campaigns. Lists cannot be assigned to users.
|Call next record|
Ease of moving to the next record to call
Out-of-the-box. Single click to save the current record and dial the next one.
Manually find the next record to call.
Action call-backs at the right time
Call-backs presented automatically at the right time. The user can filter manually.
The user must filter manually.
|Call logging and result workflow|
Wrap-up section used to select call outcome, set call-back, type notes and initiate workflow. Easy workflow configuration for call and data management. Automatically shows next record to call.
Use “Calls” module(similar to calendar tasks in other systems). Complex workflow configuration. Does not automatically show next record to call.
|Call scripts and Call Guides|
Extensive call scripts and also call guides.
Ability to manage an appointment calendar
Out of the box.
Email marketing capability
Advanced multi-step campaigns, one-off/ scheduled/ dynamic/ triggered with link tracking and unsubscribe management.
Not available in this product.
|Number of databases|
eg for outsource companies, company departments, data management
Out-of-the-box capability to create up to 999 databases.
One live database
Manipulate data in bulk
Extensive bulk data management functions, including assign, update, copy, move, import/insert/update, export, deduplicate, delete
No bulk data management
Induce competitiveness in the sales team