Acoustic Content vs. Evoq Content

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Acoustic Content
Score 8.4 out of 10
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Acoustic Content (formerly Watson Content Hub) gives business owners the power to create, robust and consistent brand experiences using cloud-based, cognitive content management capabilities. Marketing and merchandising professionals can quickly select content to create relevant offers delivered across multiple channels, such as mobile, web-based or email. Acoustic is an independent spun off from IBM Watson Marketing in 2019.N/A
Evoq Content
Score 8.7 out of 10
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Evoq Content is a content management system within the Evoq business suite. Evoq Content is extensible with many modules that add caching, advanced content approval workflow, granular permissions, document management, mobile accessibility of content, web farm support, and an ecommerce engine.N/A
Pricing
Acoustic ContentEvoq Content
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Acoustic ContentEvoq Content
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Acoustic ContentEvoq Content
Top Pros
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Features
Acoustic ContentEvoq Content
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.5
3 Ratings
6% above category average
Evoq Content
9.5
5 Ratings
17% above category average
Role-based user permissions8.53 Ratings9.55 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.4
3 Ratings
9% above category average
Evoq Content
9.0
4 Ratings
15% above category average
API8.43 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Internationalization / multi-language8.53 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Web Content Creation
Comparison of Web Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.7
3 Ratings
13% above category average
Evoq Content
8.5
7 Ratings
11% above category average
WYSIWYG editor7.53 Ratings8.57 Ratings
Code quality / cleanliness8.43 Ratings8.55 Ratings
Admin section8.43 Ratings8.56 Ratings
Page templates8.43 Ratings7.86 Ratings
Library of website themes9.03 Ratings9.05 Ratings
Mobile optimization / responsive design9.03 Ratings10.04 Ratings
Publishing workflow9.53 Ratings8.06 Ratings
Form generator9.53 Ratings8.05 Ratings
Web Content Management
Comparison of Web Content Management features of Product A and Product B
Acoustic Content
8.9
3 Ratings
19% above category average
Evoq Content
8.3
6 Ratings
12% above category average
Content taxonomy8.43 Ratings8.86 Ratings
SEO support8.53 Ratings8.06 Ratings
Bulk management8.93 Ratings9.04 Ratings
Availability / breadth of extensions9.53 Ratings7.56 Ratings
Community / comment management8.93 Ratings8.36 Ratings
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Score 9.4 out of 10
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Score 9.4 out of 10
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Score 9.3 out of 10
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Score 9.3 out of 10
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User Ratings
Acoustic ContentEvoq Content
Likelihood to Recommend
8.4
(3 ratings)
8.8
(12 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.7
(7 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
Acoustic ContentEvoq Content
Likelihood to Recommend
Acoustic
We can organize all our content easily by uploading content files and other digital assets. CMS smart AI generates metadata by tagging them automatically which helps us to sort our content into different categories. CMS content modeling feature helps us to visualize our content structure, assemble them in an intelligent manner and reuse the content whenever we want to for different purposes.
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DNN
If you just need to implement a website that is dynamic but not real big in Data Processing almost anyone can do so with very limited knowledge as long as you know how to use a Word Processor and your Browser. If you don't have experience with setting up a Server to run a website there are Companies like PowerDNN, Rackspace and WinHost that can help and I recommend them in that order if you are using DNN. If you need a more sophisticated e-commerce website and don't have much experience with Servers, SQL Server etc. then you should find a consultant to help you install and setup not just the DNN Platform but also select the proper Modules to accomplish what you want to do. If you need a highly customized website that is very data intensive and you are not experienced then be sure to save yourself the time and money by finding a qualified Consultant to help you. The beauty of DNN is that it can handle as simple or as complicated of an Application as you need depending on what your needs are and how far you want to take it.
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Pros
Acoustic
  • Creating separate pages is easy and straightforward and only requires basic basic knowledge to get started
  • Advanced API calls can be easily built.
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DNN
  • DNN is a feature-rich, open-source project with a flexible license. This let us use it without licensing costs for custom solutions or as-is with no custom code just plug-in modules.
  • DNN is written in Microsoft .NET C#. This allows our developers and our customers to use their existing skill set to install and maintain the solution.
  • DNN is made for Windows platform, allowing us and our customers to deploy solutions to existing Windows servers or in some cases hosted platforms.
  • DNN integrates with Windows authentication allowing us to deploy intranet solutions and use single sign-on for improved user experience and security.
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Cons
Acoustic
  • The organization of the application is poor and some elements could be more easily accessible not buried in menus.
  • There is little to no community around the application and what does exist is out of date.
  • Does not work well with our IBM applications as well as you would expect, which seems a common issue with IBM products.
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DNN
  • It can be a bit heavy-handed when it comes to styling. It's sometimes necessary to spend a little extra time to overcome styling issues.
  • Up until version 8 of the core DNN platform, implementing single page applications (SPAs) required extra efforts.
  • It is very difficult to split a site across multiple servers for load balancing
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Likelihood to Renew
Acoustic
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DNN
Even though DNN is a good CMS, I have worked with other CMSs which are far more robust at this point, and would not be overly inclined to select DNN unless cost of the product is the most important factor along with staying on .NET. DNN is a whole package so unless the client has a requirement of including authentication, authorization for users, eCommerce, sticking to something simple is a better option.
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Usability
Acoustic
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DNN
I have not found anything that was as user friendly and easy to use with tons of Community Support as well as Corporate Support like Training Videos, Forums, Blogs, Documentation, Wiki, Free CodePlex downloads, Free Modules and then the DNN Store that has thousands of Skins and Application Modules to accomplish everything you need.
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Support Rating
Acoustic
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DNN
I don't see how it could get any better unless they moved their staff into our offices. You have available to you any type of Support you need or want, both paid and free from thousands of developers and consultants all over the world. You might even find some on Mars if you look hard enough.Also, with all of the available resources available from your Browser you can literally find the answer to any question you have in a matter of minutes.
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Implementation Rating
Acoustic
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DNN
I would never look back and question our decision to implement DNN not only as the Platform for our own use but also to use it to develop a complete turnkey system for our Clients worldwide. Everything you need is available and there is more expertise around the globe than you could ever imagine
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Alternatives Considered
Acoustic
Acoustic Content stands out mainly in 3 areas, Digital Asset Management system AI Based metatags More secure CDN and REST API to share content All these three features play a huge role in Acoustic Content CMS in terms of finding matching images for our content, categorize and sort our content automatically and finally secure way to publish our content.
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DNN
Drupal is a highly expensive tool and is not offering anything extraordinary at a high price. If I keep its pricing in account then there should be some extraordinary features but unfortunately, there isn’t anything special about it; rather it was slow in its working. All these things actually forced us to move to Evoq that is just perfect in its working. Its working speed, interface, and UX are so simple that none of our team members find it tough to utilize. It has so many features like content scheduling and rich text edit. It allows easy editing of the text as well, and one can directly add text according to need.
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Return on Investment
Acoustic
  • Approved developer is a simple tool for integrating other end-user applications.
  • It has allowed us to have one-stop-shop and easy-to-use debugging, saving time.
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DNN
  • DNN have given us the ability to have basic sites for clients up and running in a very short time. This makes the client happy.
  • DNN has taken the trivial, simple tasks of changing text on a page or an image on a page and put it into the hands of the client. They do not have to pay us to do it and that also frees up more time for us to spend on development.
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ScreenShots

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Screenshot of Cognitive TaggingScreenshot of Flexible, Easy EditingScreenshot of Automatic renditions createdScreenshot of Card-based Asset Library