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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Score 8.9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager

Adobe Experience Manager is well suited for large organizations that need a powerful, comprehensive and robust CMS to manage multiple websites/translations of websites. It is also well suited for those who need a CMS that is well integrated with other systems such as analytics, targeting and email marketing, or those who want some fancy add ons like Adobe smart tags or AI-enhanced capabilities.It is also an expensive product with a steep learning curve, so it is less appropriate for smaller companies/individuals or those that don't need an overly robust system that is integrated with other digital marketing tools. If you're looking for a more affordable solution that is easy to pick up and play, go with a more basic WordPress or Joomla type option.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

Apigee has been great when managing the quota based access to the APIs. It is really good and suitable when considering proxying the in-house server endpoints access with the way it provides security with API Key validation and OAuth.
Srinivas Rao Cheeti | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Adobe Experience Manager
8.4
Apigee Edge
Role-based user permissions
Adobe Experience Manager
8.4
Apigee Edge

Platform & Infrastructure

Adobe Experience Manager
8.0
Apigee Edge
API
Adobe Experience Manager
7.8
Apigee Edge
Internationalization / multi-language
Adobe Experience Manager
8.2
Apigee Edge

Web Content Creation

Adobe Experience Manager
7.1
Apigee Edge
WYSIWYG editor
Adobe Experience Manager
6.7
Apigee Edge
Code quality / cleanliness
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Apigee Edge
Admin section
Adobe Experience Manager
7.3
Apigee Edge
Page templates
Adobe Experience Manager
7.4
Apigee Edge
Library of website themes
Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Apigee Edge
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Adobe Experience Manager
7.4
Apigee Edge
Publishing workflow
Adobe Experience Manager
7.3
Apigee Edge
Form generator
Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Apigee Edge

Web Content Management

Adobe Experience Manager
6.8
Apigee Edge
Content taxonomy
Adobe Experience Manager
7.8
Apigee Edge
SEO support
Adobe Experience Manager
6.4
Apigee Edge
Bulk management
Adobe Experience Manager
6.8
Apigee Edge
Availability / breadth of extensions
Adobe Experience Manager
6.4
Apigee Edge
Community / comment management
Adobe Experience Manager
6.8
Apigee Edge

API Management

Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
8.0
API access control
Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
9.0
Rate limits and usage policies
Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
9.0
API usage data
Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
8.0
API user onboarding
Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
8.0
API versioning
Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
4.0
Usage billing and payments
Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
8.0
API monitoring and logging
Adobe Experience Manager
Apigee Edge
10.0

Pros

Adobe Experience Manager

  • Adobe Experience Manager keeps your content separate from your layout which allows for a lot of flexibility in how you display your content.
  • Adobe Experience Manager integrates really well with other Adobe products like Adobe Analytics.
  • Adobe Experience Manager 's drag and drop interface makes it fairly easy to utilize with minimal familiarity.
Tolulope Lawal | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

  • Manage user access, we can allow specific access to users based on their need and even customize requests of services based on user requirements.
  • Allow branding, so that SFO can maintain its look and feel but still get the support and functionalities we need from Apigee.
  • Integrates well with other platforms we use.
Astha Karki | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Adobe Experience Manager

  • Upgrading and applying patches can be hit or miss - I recommend backups because of the potential to damage the existing infrastructure
  • Space management is an issue - every change or request takes up space that can be reclaimed, but only through a complicated procedure done through command prompts. There was no documentation for this on their site and we had to use a third party to create the procedure. It has to be run manually.
  • There isn't a good backup system, particularly one that can be scheduled to run reliably.
Diana Williams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

  • Only one user can be active in a proxy at a time
  • No version control
  • Prohibited from using JSON.stringify on Apigee objects (tokens)
  • Debugging is difficult
  • Unable to rename or delete policies without bumping revision
  • Why would anyone give a js policy one name, display name something else, and script a different name?
  • 'Trace' limited to only 20 transactions
  • UI allows users to add target servers, but users must utilize the api to turn on SSL.
  • I'm sure there's more, they just aren't coming to mind right now.
  • Apigee forgets (expires?) your password at random intervals without notice. Every few weeks, or days, sometimes even three times in one day, I'll attempt to login to Apigee and my password will be 'wrong'. I've reset my password and Apigee still claims it's wrong. I've had to reset my password three times before it finally let me log back in.
Tim Gragg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager

Adobe Experience Manager 9.0
Based on 5 answers
We had and still have a fantastic experience using Adobe CQ. Lots of flexibility, great integration with other Adobe products we already use and a powerful technology make it a great fit for our corporate environment. Also as the community grows, it makes it easier to network with other developers and users to get new ideas on how to continue to get the best out of the software.
Fernando Galeano | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

Apigee Edge 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I am not the one deciding whether to use apigee or not really. But personally, I would recommend the use of it as developing APIs on it is easy. And as a mediator between backend servers, we could easily modify request and responses in it without touching any backend code while having a centralize gateway to access our backend APIs too.
Joshua Cariño | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager

Adobe Experience Manager 10.0
Based on 2 answers
I personally feel that AEM is very intuitive to use from an authoring standpoint. The entire CMS was engineered around the author. Everything about AEM is geared to helping authors generate and maintain content. There are ways that tool tips can be customized so that any individual could simply hover over and be guided step by step on how to author web content
Vagner Polund | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager

Adobe Experience Manager 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Its so far the best Content Management System, available in market.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

Apigee Edge 6.0
Based on 1 answer
Quite hard to get support, at least on the coding side, when we encounter blockers. But general concerns, they would schedule a call to you for them to get a whole picture of your concern. Albeit in my experience, bad really as they haven't replied about the progress, but otherwise seems to have been fixed.
Joshua Cariño | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Adobe Experience Manager

Adobe Experience Manager 8.7
Based on 2 answers
Depending on your individual needs, It is really quite simple to create an authoring experience for a website that looks really good. I have been part of many implementations and many teams and have seen many projects that were super successful and others that were not implemented well. AEM has room for a lot of flexibility in the implementation process compared to other CMS like SharePoint
Vagner Polund | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Adobe Experience Manager

I think AEM is specific to the client's needs and is not necessarily comparable to all other platforms. However, when compared feature to feature I think AEM many times is a leader in the industry. While WordPress has progressed in the WYSIWYG interface it is not there still today and this is truly where AEM shines against all of the other CMS platforms.
Mike Plant | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

Somewhere in the middle. Based on its current offerings and subscription model
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Adobe Experience Manager

  • Our brand requires a high level of polish and crisp functionality. AEM provides that for us. We do look as good as possible and it reflects well on our brand.
  • We can product new pages rapidly with our modules and so we can keep our content fresh and relevant.
  • Our brand value has risen considerably since we polished our web properties with AEM.
Saren Sakurai | TrustRadius Reviewer

Apigee Edge

  • Unruly, difficult to maintain, unable to test, difficult to troubleshoot and debug. Every ticket that requires Apigee work increases stress and anxiety.
Tim Gragg | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Experience Manager

General

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

Apigee Edge

General

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

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager
8.0
Apigee Edge
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager
9.0
Apigee Edge
9.0

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager
10.0
Apigee Edge

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager
9.0
Apigee Edge
6.0

Implementation Rating

Adobe Experience Manager
8.7
Apigee Edge

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