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Acquia Digital Experience Platform

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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Acquia Digital Experience Platform is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating
  • Sitecore Experience Platform is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

8.3

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

83%
44 Ratings
9.0

Sitecore Experience Platform

90%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

9.0

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

90%
9 Ratings

Sitecore Experience Platform

N/A
0 Ratings

Usability

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Sitecore Experience Platform

90%
1 Rating

Support Rating

9.1

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

91%
1 Rating
9.0

Sitecore Experience Platform

90%
1 Rating

Product Scalability

7.6

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

76%
27 Ratings

Sitecore Experience Platform

N/A
0 Ratings

Professional Services

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Sitecore Experience Platform

90%
1 Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

Well suited for rapid development of applications and sites, ease of maintenance, security enhancements, and ease of patching. Drupal for global enterprise content strategy i.e. industrial robustness. DevOps is there but needs to be easier to integrate with other vendors. In my experience, Acquia Digital Experience Platform doesn't support well data-driven process definition, setup, and management from an application standpoint. In production, we expected the production environment to be separated from the non-production environnement, which was only possible at the logical level and not at the network level.
Olivier Parriche | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

3 Scenarios where Sitecore Experience Platform is well suited: 1. Customized AI/ML Model development - Developing and deploying ML/AI models to automate tasks related to the process. e.g., image classification, sentiment analysis or text classification, etc.2. RPA & Chatbots - RPA scripts to automate simpler tasks and integrate with legacy systems (UI path, opensource RPA scripts). Implementation of chatbots training by human agents to respond to redundant queries 3. Data Enrichment - Structuring and enriching data using automated techniques in ML as well as human agent labeling
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

  • Easy to manage multiple environments and a team of Site Developers and Site Administrators
  • Easy and intuitive to conduct deployments, back-ups, rollbacks of code, databases, and files
  • Useful add-ons such as Solr Search, Security, Site Monitoring, Migration tools, etc.
  • Excellent and responsive support
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

  • Sitecore has a decent supply of out of the box components and capabilities that can be fairly easily styled to meet business needs without much customization needed. This often helps speed to market.
  • Sitecore has had the flexibility of offering on-premise hosting or cloud hosting to meet different needs of clients, though recently they have strongly pushed their cloud-based hosting. This is in alignment with the industry and very helpful for organizations that aren't looking to add another product to the portfolio of packages that their internal IT teams need to manage
  • Sitecore has a capable UI for editing content. Though some competition may do better in this regard, Sitecore's editing interface is fully capable.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

  • Using the platform is not for the faint of heart. It takes some understanding of how a back-end system technology works to be able to get anything done or even know where to go.
  • Being able to verify DNS services is not easy to do. A digital market is required to do this with Facebook or Google from time to time but it is hidden from the non-tech user. I need to find a tech expert to do a simple task that is holding up the quality of our digital advertising. This is the way the digital world works and these capabilities need to be exposed and easy to verify by non-tech users quickly without the possibility of disrupting the system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

  • While the UI is capable, some other products in this space have a much more intuitive editing interface. Sitecore could do better in providing an easy to use editing UI.
  • It would be nice to see a fully managed Sitecore instead of just cloud hosted
  • The price falls more to the premium side of things. Making the value proposition a bit harder to justify
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Sitecore Experience Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Likelihood to Renew

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

Acquia Digital Experience Platform 9.0
Based on 9 answers
As a Drupal Web Developer, I have not encountered or been exposed to any other hosting solution that could surpass the benefits of having a site hosted on Acquia Cloud. Although, for any side-project or low-cost freelance gigs, I cannot expect that I'll always have the option of recommending Acquia Cloud, and that's okay. While I am at work and trying to help our team gain more exposure to my companies' extensive list of clients, when we have the fortune of adding another Drupal-based client to our roster, getting those clients on Acquia Cloud makes every other aspect of building or modifying their school website that much easier
Sean Hanford | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Sitecore Experience Platform

Sitecore Experience Platform 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Implemented for various projects such as:›Market and sales intelligence Competitor tracking Management moves Social media tracking Customized information sourcing. Use web-scraping and parsing for data harvesting where the search is keyword-based and, the content and data extractions are required from various websites•Implemented for diverse requirements:›Social media tracking›Image recognition›Pricing comparison›Competitor content mapping›e-Commerce products’ cataloging, etc.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

Acquia Digital Experience Platform 9.1
Based on 1 answer
The team is always there to support any issue. We had an issue around adding more code into the system and they supported us all the way through.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

Sitecore Experience Platform 9.0
Based on 1 answer
1. Customized software development & maintenance. 2. Technology Consulting - Consulting-based services for technology solutions data engineering or cloud solutions. 3. Used for tapping into multiple data sources such as CRM and marketing automation systems and, creating automated data extracts with a high-end visual representation of data. 4. Implemented for scheduling an existing report to automatically refresh and be delivered to specific users at a specific regular interval.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

Acquia [Digital Experience Platform]'s offering is much for extendable, flexible, and scalable. The security is far beyond WP and it is much easier to extend than Magento was. Being able to have access to all these tools at an enterprise level, but still have them remain open source is really a huge advantage in my mind.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

All of these platforms have their pros and cons. Selecting the best fit is a matter aligning corporate need vs features provided. Have a .NET shop with an advanced marketing team looking to push UX forward and willing to pay a premium, then Sitecore may be the right fit. Have an organization centered around Java and only looking for basic CMS capabilities or looking for a budget-friendly option, then there may be better options beyond Sitecore.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

Acquia Digital Experience Platform 7.6
Based on 27 answers
As stated in a previous answer, Acquia can truly scale from near the smallest use cases to the largest enterprise use cases. There may be simpler solutions on the small side, but I guarantee Acquia will still provide value for even the smallest sites through its platform and associated tools. And it has the robustness to handle large-scale implementations as well.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Acquia Digital Experience Platform

  • Acquia has a positive impact on our internal ROI for our own website.
  • Most of our clients also see a positive impact on ROI when using Acquia for their web platform. This does change based on the cost of the Acquia instance.
  • Acquia allows us to save time and money on client projects, allowing us to increase our margins.
Zach Ettelman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Sitecore Experience Platform

  • For mature marketing organizations, the analytics that Sitecore allows you to capture have been valuable in pushing forward marketing objectives and giving insight into how to tailor content for the best UX
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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