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Acquia

39 Ratings

Jahia

11 Ratings

Acquia

39 Ratings
Score 7.7 out of 101

Jahia

11 Ratings
Score 3.9 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Acquia

Acquia is well-suited for any Drupal web platform. I think it best plays in the enterprise space, either for B2B or nonprofit/higher ed/government. Acquia is a great solution for smaller web platforms, as well, but the price is typically prohibitive in these scenarios.
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Jahia

Jahia is well suited if at leats one of the situations occure : - Important UX requirements- Integration projects
- Multi-sites, multi-language
- Different sites development by different teams that should fit in one shared instance
- High availability, clustering
- High load, high performance
- Need for a headless CMS
- A/B testing and market automation
- Stable architecture with limited risks of incompatibilities between modules
- Excellent support from the editor in enterprise distribution
There is a free community distribution that can be used as entry level, but as soon as a project becomes critical I'd strongly recommend the enterprise distribution. While subscription costs of the enterprise distribution are relatively low compared to ones of other enterprise CMS, they could be more progressive and can be problematic for intermediate projects. This is mainly a problem for the first site at a client, as the subscription costs don't directly depend on the number of deployed sites.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Acquia
8.9
Jahia
8.2
Role-based user permissions
Acquia
8.9
Jahia
8.2

Platform & Infrastructure

Acquia
8.5
Jahia
7.2
API
Acquia
9.0
Jahia
7.9
Internationalization / multi-language
Acquia
8.1
Jahia
6.4

Web Content Creation

Acquia
7.4
Jahia
7.1
WYSIWYG editor
Acquia
8.0
Jahia
7.2
Code quality / cleanliness
Acquia
8.8
Jahia
8.1
Admin section
Acquia
7.8
Jahia
7.3
Page templates
Acquia
8.0
Jahia
9.1
Library of website themes
Acquia
6.0
Jahia
4.1
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Acquia
7.0
Jahia
8.2
Publishing workflow
Acquia
7.8
Jahia
4.6
Form generator
Acquia
6.1
Jahia
8.2

Web Content Management

Acquia
8.5
Jahia
6.5
Content taxonomy
Acquia
8.0
Jahia
9.0
SEO support
Acquia
9.0
Jahia
8.2
Bulk management
Acquia
7.6
Jahia
6.3
Availability / breadth of extensions
Acquia
9.1
Jahia
4.7
Community / comment management
Acquia
8.5
Jahia
4.5

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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  • Balance between ease of contribution and a powerful integration platform.
  • Possibility to manage templates via the Studio (web based, drag&drop interface).
  • Agility and industrialization of deployments (from 7.0 version); ex: modularity and hot deployment with OSGi modules.
  • New marketing factory (and future eCommerce platform) to provide a full range product for Digital needs.
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Cons

  • Responses from tickets aren't always from the same person, and can vary in effectiveness of solving your problem
  • While documentation is robust, it can be difficult to find exactly what you need
  • Provided forums are not monitored frequently, and are not as useful as they could be
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  • Some additional default modules would be nice. Things like social media integration would be a huge help and cut down on development time.
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Likelihood to Renew

Acquia10.0
Based on 8 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
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Jahia1.0
Based on 1 answer
I would not use Jahia as it proved too complex for our needs and didn't help our over goal of customer satisfaction. Along with the man hours to build and execute, it wasn't worth the hassle
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Alternatives Considered

We evaluated multiple content management solutions, and Drupal was the best fit for our needs.
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Jahis is much more powerful than other CMSs that I have used in the past. It is more customizable and more user friendly than WordPress and I think that is a great accomplishment.
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Return on Investment

  • Increases security
  • Quickly revert changes in an emergency
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  • Increased employee efficiency for contributors (and templates development for internal dev).
  • Allow a better targeting of the audience (in combination with Marketing Factory).
  • Allow users to manage a side sub-project quickly and effortlessly (landing pages, event website).
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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

Jahia

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