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Acquia

39 Ratings

Maxymiser

82 Ratings

Acquia

39 Ratings
Score 7.7 out of 101

Maxymiser

82 Ratings
Score 7.2 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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Maxymiser

Very well suited when you want to test across multiple pages and / or run heavily targeted or segmented campaigns. Lots of out of the box capabilities, and they can help add the ability to do anything else. You can create reusable custom scripts for targeting or tracking. Ease of implementation is great, and as I mentioned, the campaign reporting is top notch. If you still want additional insight, you can tie it in to 3rd parties like ClickTale or Google Analytics.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Acquia
8.9
Maxymiser
Role-based user permissions
Acquia
8.9
Maxymiser

Platform & Infrastructure

Acquia
8.5
Maxymiser
API
Acquia
9.0
Maxymiser
Internationalization / multi-language
Acquia
8.1
Maxymiser

Web Content Creation

Acquia
7.4
Maxymiser
WYSIWYG editor
Acquia
8.0
Maxymiser
Code quality / cleanliness
Acquia
8.8
Maxymiser
Admin section
Acquia
7.8
Maxymiser
Page templates
Acquia
8.0
Maxymiser
Library of website themes
Acquia
6.0
Maxymiser
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Acquia
7.0
Maxymiser
Publishing workflow
Acquia
7.8
Maxymiser
Form generator
Acquia
6.1
Maxymiser

Web Content Management

Acquia
8.5
Maxymiser
Content taxonomy
Acquia
8.0
Maxymiser
SEO support
Acquia
9.0
Maxymiser
Bulk management
Acquia
7.7
Maxymiser
Availability / breadth of extensions
Acquia
9.1
Maxymiser
Community / comment management
Acquia
8.5
Maxymiser

Pros

  • Provides a dev, test, and live environment for deployment
  • Varnish cache available to all levels of service
  • Easy to manage team roles and users
  • Cloud API for additional deployment hooks and processes
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  • People - All my team members at Maxymiser have been thoroughly professional, knowledgeable, reliable and friendly. It was the caliber of the people that put Maxymiser ahead of the competition when selecting a supplier.
  • Technical Flexibility - We've asked a lot of Maxymiser over the years, and they have never failed to deliver workable solutions to our problems.
  • Self serve tool is wonderfully simple to use yet still incredibly powerful.
  • Value Add - Organisation of events and workshops enabling customers to interact, share & learn has been invaluable. Especially getting up to speed with the theory of optimistion.
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Cons

  • "Scheduled" maintenance windows are often non-negotiable, vague and too abrupt.
  • The support escalation is slower than would be expected from a provider focused on enterprise availability.
  • The platform is rigidly composed in a way that serves Acquia's need to serve a wide customer base, and is thus sometimes not ideal for your use case.
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  • Usability of the testing platform, which is not very suitable for novice CRO users
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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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Maxymiser8.3
Based on 21 answers
The account manager and project manager have both managed to really get to grips with our business and the way we work. They have added as much value themselves as the tool.
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Usability

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Maxymiser8.2
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Personally, I find it quite easy to use. But for those members of our team who have little or no testing experience, it's been a bit more difficult. There's also training required for development teams in order to have your campaigns coded and set up in the most efficient way. Our developers have been able to do basic and intermediate tests with no difficulty, and they find the interface itself quite intuitive... it's just the extremely complex tests that require a bit more understanding.
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Support

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Maxymiser9.1
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They're very responsive, helpful, and respectful. From my perspective, they're a partner in our success - I always get the feeling that they care about what we're doing and helping us to succeed. Emails are usually answered quickly and I've never had to escalate an issue. The team is always willing to help us with anything we might need... I've had them on the phone with my entire dev team in more than one instance, helping to resolve tricky coding for complicated tests. Our dev team is in Manila, and they've also been very helpful in working with us on remote training which has been extremely helpful and also effective. When they're providing managed services, the communication is always excellent, and I've always appreciated the strategic support that they provide... they don't just execute on what I hand them, they make an effort to help us make it even better
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Implementation

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Maxymiser9.1
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I give it a 10 because the only issue we had was a result of not following the guidance we were given. Maxymiser provided a customized implementation guide for each site where we were adding the code. On our site implementations when we followed that guide to the letter, it was extremely fast and easy and has worked very well.
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Alternatives Considered

Acquia is a leader in managed Drupal hosting, knowledge and supporting infrastructure.
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It was simply the most resilient testing tool out there. It offered everything we needed and was able to keep up with the fast paced development process. Others fell over at the result accuracy, their process, the speed of delivery. Also the quality of the team behind the product is a massive factor
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Return on Investment

  • Completely negated any dev time troubleshooting the platform, freeing us up to develop the website.
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  • This very much depends on the experiments that are being carried out. We have seen some significant increases in conversion and revenue on some tests, and some have not given any quantifiable benefit.
  • The tool has led to a much more open approach to the ability to test different things and to try something new. The problem now is getting all the things that people want to test into the queue and delivered in a timely manner.
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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
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Maxymiser

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