Compare Bold360, Jira Service Desk, Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX), and Freshservice

Pricing

 
Starter
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Annual concurrent licenses
GET STARTED
$10
/month
BLOSSOM
$19
/agent/month billed yearly
 
Plus
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Annual concurrent licenses
FOR GROWING TEAMS
$20
/agent/month
GARDEN
$49
/agent/month billed yearly
 
ESTATE
$79
/agent/month billed yearly
 
FOREST
$99
/agent billed yearly
 
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Bold360
Starter
Request a QuoteAnnual concurrent licenses
Plus
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Free Trial
Jira Service Desk
GET STARTED
$10/month
FOR GROWING TEAMS
$20/agent/month
Free Trial
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
Free Trial Unavailable
Freshservice
BLOSSOM
$19/agent/month billed yearly
GARDEN
$49/agent/month billed yearly
ESTATE
$79/agent/month billed yearly
FOREST
$99/agent billed yearly
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
6.9
8.5
8.2
8.8
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
6.0
7.9
7.4
9.3
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.7
7.3
7.1
8.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
5.8
7.4
7.5
9.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
6.5
8.0
7.6
9.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
6.7
8.2
8.1
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
4.2
7.8
6.8
9.4
Meets Requirements
Bold360
6.9
Jira Service Desk
8.5
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
8.2
Freshservice
8.8
Ease of Use
Bold360
6.0
Jira Service Desk
7.9
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
7.4
Freshservice
9.3
Ease of Setup
Bold360
6.7
Jira Service Desk
7.3
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
7.1
Freshservice
8.9
Ease of Admin
Bold360
5.8
Jira Service Desk
7.4
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
7.5
Freshservice
9.0
Quality of Support
Bold360
6.5
Jira Service Desk
8.0
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
7.6
Freshservice
9.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Bold360
6.7
Jira Service Desk
8.2
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
8.1
Freshservice
9.1
Product Direction (% positive)
Bold360
4.2
Jira Service Desk
7.8
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
6.8
Freshservice
9.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
40.0%
16.4%
9.6%
20.9%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
46.7%
40.8%
21.2%
60.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
13.3%
42.8%
69.2%
19.0%
Bold360
Small-Business
40.0%
Mid-Market
46.7%
Enterprise
13.3%
Jira Service Desk
Small-Business
16.4%
Mid-Market
40.8%
Enterprise
42.8%
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
Small-Business
9.6%
Mid-Market
21.2%
Enterprise
69.2%
Freshservice
Small-Business
20.9%
Mid-Market
60.1%
Enterprise
19.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Telecommunications
33.3%
Information Technology and Services
28.7%
Information Technology and Services
25.4%
Information Technology and Services
21.6%
 
Sporting Goods
11.1%
Computer Software
15.3%
Hospital & Health Care
10.2%
Education Management
5.4%
 
Insurance
11.1%
Internet
6.0%
Insurance
8.5%
Hospital & Health Care
4.5%
 
Accounting
11.1%
Telecommunications
4.2%
Airlines/Aviation
8.5%
Construction
3.8%
 
Retail
5.6%
Financial Services
4.2%
Utilities
3.4%
Computer Software
3.8%
 
Other
27.8%
Other
41.5%
Other
44.1%
Other
60.8%
Bold360
Telecommunications
33.3%
Sporting Goods
11.1%
Insurance
11.1%
Accounting
11.1%
Retail
5.6%
Other
27.8%
Jira Service Desk
Information Technology and Services
28.7%
Computer Software
15.3%
Internet
6.0%
Telecommunications
4.2%
Financial Services
4.2%
Other
41.5%
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
Information Technology and Services
25.4%
Hospital & Health Care
10.2%
Insurance
8.5%
Airlines/Aviation
8.5%
Utilities
3.4%
Other
44.1%
Freshservice
Information Technology and Services
21.6%
Education Management
5.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.5%
Construction
3.8%
Computer Software
3.8%
Other
60.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Education Management

BoldChat, when compared to other chat services, is fantastic. BoldChat allows the user to see various bits of important information about the customer they are chatting with (region, name, personal info like phone # and email, and their initial question). ...

TINCY G.
User in Information Technology and Services

The kind of view it offers, which is easily understandable and therefore resulting in faster issue resolution. The ease with which daily work can be logged and monitored. It also provides an option to track the issue which is indeed helpful as it helps me...

Thore S.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Complete overview, all tasks/processes in one tool. Integration with IDOL gives BigData power where we need it to be: A part of our workflow. Version 9.34 with Smart Analytics improves ticket registration/ticket quality at Service Desk and combined with Hot...

Rajaraman S.
User in Computer Software

Chargebee chose Freshservice as its ITSM solution to help organize its processes and streamline its change, release, and incident management. Freshservice’s simple and efficient user interface, AWS integration, elegant UI to track incident management and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jake H.
User in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

The code is extremely poor and it conflicts with javascript basically anywhere on the site. It is a pain to deal with and it often causes site breaks. Unfortunately BoldChat's technical support was completely unhelpful and when we informed the customer...

Lindsay Heinly, M.
Internal Consultant

View is not very user friendly, feels outdated, I imagine there are a lot more features than I realize because it's not an intuitive design

Christopher K.
User in Information Technology and Services

Not probably but definitely the worst Customer Service Desk software I have encountered. The ITIL compliance and reporting might be a big draw card as well as the HP logo but that is where it ends. Administrative overhead is time consuming while the...

Jean G.
Administrator in Aviation & Aerospace

Nothing really. Kind of sucks that some of the useful features were on the paid only side of the ticketing system but it's normal.

 
Bold360
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 Crowd User in Education Management

BoldChat, when compared to other chat services, is fantastic. BoldChat allows the user to see various bits of important information about the customer they are chatting with (region, name, personal info like phone # and email, and their initial question). ...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jake H.
User in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

The code is extremely poor and it conflicts with javascript basically anywhere on the site. It is a pain to deal with and it often causes site breaks. Unfortunately BoldChat's technical support was completely unhelpful and when we informed the customer...

Jira Service Desk
Most Helpful Favorable Review
TINCY G.
User in Information Technology and Services

The kind of view it offers, which is easily understandable and therefore resulting in faster issue resolution. The ease with which daily work can be logged and monitored. It also provides an option to track the issue which is indeed helpful as it helps me...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Lindsay Heinly, M.
Internal Consultant

View is not very user friendly, feels outdated, I imagine there are a lot more features than I realize because it's not an intuitive design

Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMAX)
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Thore S.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Complete overview, all tasks/processes in one tool. Integration with IDOL gives BigData power where we need it to be: A part of our workflow. Version 9.34 with Smart Analytics improves ticket registration/ticket quality at Service Desk and combined with Hot...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Christopher K.
User in Information Technology and Services

Not probably but definitely the worst Customer Service Desk software I have encountered. The ITIL compliance and reporting might be a big draw card as well as the HP logo but that is where it ends. Administrative overhead is time consuming while the...

Freshservice
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Rajaraman S.
User in Computer Software

Chargebee chose Freshservice as its ITSM solution to help organize its processes and streamline its change, release, and incident management. Freshservice’s simple and efficient user interface, AWS integration, elegant UI to track incident management and...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jean G.
Administrator in Aviation & Aerospace

Nothing really. Kind of sucks that some of the useful features were on the paid only side of the ticketing system but it's normal.

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