Salesforce Service Cloud

Customer Service & Field Service Management Solutions

About Salesforce Service Cloud

7 Key Ways Service Cloud Empowers Companies to Deliver Frictionless Service:

CONSOLE
With Service Cloud, you can manage all of your cases faster, in a unified agent experience. And the Salesforce1 Platform makes the console really sing — on your desktop and mobile devices.

COMMUNITIES
Service Cloud Communities allow customers to help themselves and each other. Wherever they are and whatever device they are on, communities give them the tools for self-service troubleshooting.

MULTI-CHANNEL
Multi-channel customer service is a whole new ballgame. With connected objects and predictive intelligence, Service Cloud gives you the power to provide the customer service of the future. Now.

KNOWLEDGE
Quickly search your knowledge base for relevant answers. Or make it easy for customers to do it themselves. Either way, your customers get the answers they need, exactly the way they want to get them.

SOCIAL SERVICE
Deliver service to your customers on the social media channels where they live, on whatever device they are using. Give your agents the tools for collaboration that allow them to deliver outstanding customer service.

AGENT COLLABORATION
With Chatter, agents can quickly escalate cases to experts to close cases faster. And with the Salesforce1 Platform, your Chatter feed is integrated into the Service Cloud console for a truly unified experience, whether at your desktop or on a mobile device.

MOBILE
Manage Service Cloud cases from anywhere with the Salesforce1 Platform — the fastest, smartest platform for customer service.

Key benefits of Salesforce Service Cloud

-Increased Customer Satisfaction

-Increased Agent Productivity

-Decreased Support Costs

-Integration to Platform Ecosystem

-Companies can now deliver a full range of self-service options so that customers can
help themselves, which leads to increased Customer Satisfaction and decreased Support Costs.

-By empowering Agents with all of the information they need to resolve customer in a single interface drives increased Agent Productivity.

-The Salesforce platform allows companies customize business processes and leverage the pre-built integrations with the ecosystem of ISV and partner applications.

Devices

Business size

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Markets

Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Germany and 5 others, United Kingdom, India, Japan, Mexico, United States

Supported Languages

Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German and 8 others, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese

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Features

Total features of Salesforce Service Cloud: 196

  • API
  • Access Controls/Permissions
  • Accounting Integration
  • Active Directory Integration
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Alerts / Escalation
  • Alerts/Notifications
  • Animal Licensing
  • Applications Management
  • Appointment Management
  • Approval Process Control
  • Archiving & Retention
  • Asset Management
  • Asset Tracking Software
  • Assignment Management
  • Audit Trail
  • Authentication Software
  • Auto-Responders
  • Automated Routing
  • Automatic Call Distribution
  • Availability Indicator
  • Availability Management
  • Bid Management
  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Blended Call Center
  • Budgeting/Forecasting
  • CRM Software
  • Calendar Management
  • Call Center Management
  • Call Logging
  • Call Monitoring
  • Call Recording Software
  • Call Scripting
  • Call Transfer
  • Caller ID
  • Campaign Management Software
  • Canned Responses
  • Capacity Management
  • Case Management Software
  • Categorization/Grouping
  • Change Management Software
  • Chat/Messaging
  • Client Portal
  • Code Enforcement Software
  • Code Maintenance
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Complaint Management Software
  • Compliance Management
  • Computer Telephony Integration
  • Conferencing
  • Configuration Management
  • Contact Database
  • Contact Management Software
  • Contract/License Management
  • Corrective and Preventive Actions (CAPA)
  • Cost Recovery
  • Customer Accounts
  • Customer Activity Tracking
  • Customer Complaint Tracking
  • Customer Database
  • Customer Experience Management
  • Customer History
  • Customizable Branding
  • Customizable Fields
  • Customizable Forms
  • Customizable Reports
  • Customizable Templates
  • Dashboard Software
  • Data Import/Export
  • Dispatch Management
  • Document Management Software
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop
  • Electronic Signature
  • Email Management Software
  • Email Response Control
  • Email Templates
  • Email Tracking Software
  • Employee Communities
  • Equipment Maintenance Software
  • Event Triggered Actions
  • Fee Management
  • Feedback Management
  • File Sharing Software
  • File Storage
  • Fixed Asset Management Software
  • Forms Management
  • Fund Accounting Software
  • GIS Software
  • GPS
  • Geotargeting
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • Graphical Workflow Editor
  • Guided Problem Solving
  • Historical Reporting
  • IT Asset Management Software
  • IVR / Voice Recognition
  • Inbound Call Center
  • Incident Management Software
  • Inspection Management
  • Interaction Tracking
  • Interaction Tracking
  • Inventory Control Software
  • Inventory Management Software
  • Issue Management
  • Issue Tracking Software
  • Job Costing Software
  • Job Management
  • Job Scheduling
  • Job Tracking
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Land Planning
  • Lead Distribution
  • License Issuance
  • Live Chat Software
  • Macros/Templated Responses
  • Manual Dialer
  • Mobile Access
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Communication
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Multi-Language
  • Multi-Location
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Network Monitoring Software
  • Offline Form
  • Online Forums
  • Online Time Clock
  • Order Management Software
  • Outbound Call Center
  • Parking Management Software
  • Payment Collection in the Field
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Metrics
  • Permit Issuance
  • Photo Management
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Predictive Dialer Software
  • Prioritization
  • Proactive Chat
  • Problem Management
  • Progressive Dialer
  • Project Management Software
  • Property Database
  • Purchasing & Receiving
  • Quality Assurance
  • Queue Management
  • Quotes/Estimates
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • Real-Time Chat
  • Real-time Consumer-facing Chat
  • Real-time Updates
  • Records Management Software
  • Release Management
  • Remote Access/Control
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Request Assignment
  • Role-Based Permissions
  • Routing
  • Rules-Based Workflow
  • SMS Messaging
  • Scheduling Software
  • Screen Sharing Software
  • Self Service Portal
  • Service Catalog
  • Service History
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA) Management
  • Service Request Management
  • Single Sign On Software
  • Social Media Integration
  • Social Media Monitoring Software
  • Status Tracking
  • Support Ticket Management
  • Support Ticket Tracking
  • Survey/Poll Management
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Task Management Software
  • Taxation & Assessment
  • Technician Management
  • Third Party Integrations
  • Ticket Management
  • Transcripts/Chat History
  • Transfers/Routing
  • Two-Way Audio & Video
  • Utility Billing Software
  • Video Support
  • Violation Tracking
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Website Integration
  • Website Visitor Tracking
  • Weed Abatement Control
  • Work Order Management
  • Workflow Configuration
  • Workflow Management Software

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5
(511)
Value for Money
4.1/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4/5
Customer Support Software
4.2/5

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Jordan C.
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  • Industry: Information Technology & Services
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Awesome Ticketing System

Reviewed on 08/08/2019

Users are really more productive than previous tool

Users are really more productive than previous tool

Pros

With Service Cloud, we have a complete overview on our Customers. From Lead to Case, we can log all customers activities and be proactive for their needs.

Cons

Often, you must adapt your process to the tool, not the tool to your process and that's the hardest part of Salesforce implementation. Also, multiple administrators can destroy your organization.

Jennifer B.
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  • Industry: Financial Services Software
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 6-12 months
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  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Everything I need on one page

Reviewed on 06/11/2019

I love that I can manage our sales team's goals vs. actuals all in one place. I can see exactly...

I love that I can manage our sales team's goals vs. actuals all in one place. I can see exactly where each prospect/opportunity is in the sales process, who the contact is and information about the company all on one screen. With the links that let me get more information about each of those areas, it's a seamless process.

Pros

I love that, compared to Salesforce Classic, I can see all of the information about the Prospect or Client that I need all on one page. I don't have to go from one page to another

Cons

It's not like any of the other CRMs that our sales team has used so there was a bit of a training curve for some of them.

Govindraj S.
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  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Complex customer support software

Reviewed on 10/11/2020

We tried our best to customise Salesforce and for a year we used it but we found that the kind of...

We tried our best to customise Salesforce and for a year we used it but we found that the kind of features we needed it required a Salesforce consultant team to build it however with an extra cost with a dependency so we moved to Zendesk because they provided exactly what we needed at a much less cost and without needing a consultant. Mid-size companies should never use Salesforce cloud unless if their requirements are very high which cannot be fulliled by a out of box customizated product like Zendesk.

Pros

Only reports. They have a very good Reports which can be used to build a Dashboard which are very easily customised.

Cons

It is highly complex and it doesn't come with out of box customization. For every single feature implementation u will need a. Consultant. It is only suitable for big call center provided if they maintain a Salesforce engineering team to create and implement all the features as per the Support departments requirements.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Telecommunications
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Does what we need it to

Reviewed on 11/02/2021

Overall this feature is great and allows us to easily report on and keep track of cases rather than...

Overall this feature is great and allows us to easily report on and keep track of cases rather than using a typical help desk email feature. Having everything in Salesforce is extremely beneficial.

Pros

Overall, I like that with Salesforce Service Cloud we can easily set up queues and routing especially if someone is out of the office for a few days it is easy to manage who should own the case in their absense.

Cons

There are some limitations when it comes to setting alerts or escalations especially with business hours requirements- you can use business hours in escalations/milestone but its very minimal and you cannot choose additional criteria to filter on. It's also necessary if you use service cloud frequently to purchase add ons like Email to Case Premium to make service cloud more user friendly and customizable

Patrick C.
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  • Industry: Financial Services Software
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support Software
  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Salesforce makes it easy to maintain a large group of sales prospects and integrates with...

Reviewed on 04/05/2018

I really like the ease of use with this CRM and the fact that it integrates with our other...

I really like the ease of use with this CRM and the fact that it integrates with our other softwares. We operate as a sales unit, so it is essential that we are aware of what other members of the team are doing at all times, and where they stand on different leads, territories, etc. It eliminates the need for additional forms of communication, documents, spreadsheets, you name it. This is essential for any sales team out there, regardless of industry.

Pros

We are a sales and distribution company for a number of investment companies that run mutual funds, hedge funds etc. We have a GIANT list of prospects and trying to manage all of that in excel spreadsheets would be a nightmare when you consider that we operate as a team and not on an individual basis. It's easy enough to use and integrates well with outside software, such as outlook and excel. Great product for sales teams**.

Cons

I'm really not a fan of the lack of a genuine support system. If you have any issues, your only option is to email the support team and they have not been very helpful in my experience. Unless you pay for the top tier of salesforce, there's no phone number that you can call. I wish they had a decent tutorial and moreover, there are some no brainer adjustments that could really improve the CRM, such as mass email integration. Perhaps there is a way, but the fact that I have not been able to figure it out or get a decent answer from support speaks to their support system.

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Salesforce Service Cloud offers the following pricing plans:

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  • Pricing model: Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

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Salesforce Service Cloud has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1,000, 1,001+

Salesforce Service Cloud supports the following languages:

Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese

Salesforce Service Cloud supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Salesforce Service Cloud integrates with the following applications:

ChannelInsight, Desk.com, Five9, Gainsight CS, Helpshift, InGenius Connector Enterprise, LiveOps, Monet Live WFO, Moxie Concierge Email Management, NICE inContact, Natterbox, Quip, Salesforce Analytics Cloud, Salesforce Essentials, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Salesforce Platform, Salesforce Sales Cloud, SalesforceIQ, Swiftype, Talkdesk, Transera, Vonage Contact Center

Salesforce Service Cloud offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base Software, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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