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Likelihood to Recommend

Acquia

It is particularly useful for quickly setting up environments that need significant customization and set up for continuous delivery. I would say Acquia is less appropriate for smaller scale sites that wouldn't necessarily need the separated environments.
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Amaxus

Amaxus is well suited as a development platform and content management system for companies who have a dedicated, experienced development team because it has such complex functionality. It is not well suited for companies whose main content updater will be a person with limited development experience, because it is so hard to learn and understand how to use.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Acquia
8.6
Amaxus
9.0
Role-based user permissions
Acquia
8.6
Amaxus
9.0

Platform & Infrastructure

Acquia
8.5
Amaxus
6.0
API
Acquia
8.9
Amaxus
Internationalization / multi-language
Acquia
8.1
Amaxus
6.0

Web Content Creation

Acquia
7.5
Amaxus
7.4
WYSIWYG editor
Acquia
8.0
Amaxus
5.0
Code quality / cleanliness
Acquia
9.0
Amaxus
6.0
Admin section
Acquia
7.7
Amaxus
6.0
Page templates
Acquia
8.0
Amaxus
10.0
Library of website themes
Acquia
6.0
Amaxus
8.0
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Acquia
7.0
Amaxus
10.0
Publishing workflow
Acquia
7.9
Amaxus
8.0
Form generator
Acquia
6.0
Amaxus
6.0

Web Content Management

Acquia
8.5
Amaxus
7.3
Content taxonomy
Acquia
8.0
Amaxus
7.0
SEO support
Acquia
9.1
Amaxus
Bulk management
Acquia
7.8
Amaxus
Availability / breadth of extensions
Acquia
9.2
Amaxus
10.0
Community / comment management
Acquia
8.6
Amaxus
5.0

Pros

  • Simplifies installation of Drupal sites with one-click installations.
  • Development, staging, and production environments for a best-practice web development.
  • Access to git repos, databases, and backups that are all managed within the interface.
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  • There is a lot of flexibility and power with what you can do.
  • The client has a lot of power to make changes on their own without needing a development team.
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Cons

  • Continuous integration, code testing.
  • Additional access options.
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  • There is a huge learning curve for developers. All our new website builds were going beyond the timeline because of the learning curve.
  • It is very complex and teaching our clients how to use it required several training sessions.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acquia10.0
Based on 8 answers
Drupal is designed to grow with our changing needs and technology trends. Our hope is that as new features are needed, we'll be able to adapt as we grow
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Alternatives Considered

Acquia is more fully featured and mature.
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I have used an in-house CMS which was very simple and only allowed the user to update very basic templated content, and I have used Sitecore, which is sort of like a middle-of-the-road. Sitecore is great because it allows for the user to have a lot of control over templates and updating content, but it's not so complex that it is very difficult and time-consuming to learn how to use, like Amaxus.
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Return on Investment

  • Increased employee efficiency
  • Faster time to market for campaigns
  • Cheaper infrastructure costs
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  • It has a negative impact because it put us back on our timelines.
  • It had a negative impact because our customers didn't like the learning curve to use it.
  • It had a negative impact because it caused so much stress among our team to learn it.
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Pricing Details

Acquia

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

Amaxus

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