Enterprise Content Management: How Does AEM Stack Up?

Ecompromo | April 5, 2016 | Web Marketing

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I was talking to a client the other day about why they choose Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) for their business. This particular company initially purchased AEM shortly after it was purchased by Adobe, back in 2010. He said that one of the reasons they’d chosen it, after comparing it to a number of other options, was because he trusted Adobe to continue to invest in the product and innovate with it.

So, that begged the question — how does AEM stack up to its competition today?

How Does AEM Stack Up?
There are a number of resources available to help evaluate various content management systems (CMS) that were developed especially for enterprise companies (Adobe calls these platforms WEMs – Web Experience Management systems, but that’s a conversation for another day). Forrester, Gartner, and W3Techs all track usage data and do analysis on AEM’s current standing in the marketplace.

Current offering, strategy, and market presence mark Adobe a leader
In “The Forrester Wave: Web Content Management Systems, Q1 2015” report, Forrester compared 10 top Web Content Management (WCM) systems, including:

  • Acquia Platform
  • Adobe Experience Manager
  • Ektron Content Management System
  • EPiServer Cloud
  • HP TeamSite
  • IBM Customer Experience Suite, IBM Employee Experience Suite
  • OpenText Web Experience Management
  • Oracle WebCenter Sites
  • SDL Web
  • Sitecore Experience …read more


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