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Likelihood to Recommend

Adobe Experience Manager

It is very well suited for large websites and clients with multiple properties where some data is shared. I would not recommend it for smaller websites as the overheard would be too much for small clients and basic websites.
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Elvis DAM

I like the organized user interface/dashboard that WoodWing provides for their CDN solution. Being able to provide user access and control what they can do permissions wise makes the process very easy to manage. Managing a team of 5+ designers can get hectic at times and this helps solve that issue. The speed of the Elvis CDN servers were on par if not faster than the other CDN solution providers out there and our website load time went from 5.0 seconds to fully load down to 2.8 which was a drastic savings. I dislike the price point that they offer as there are cheaper CDN alternatives out there. Such as Cloudinary or even Amazon's AWS depending on your overall needs. The dashboard is not as easy or simplistic as other CDN alternatives but it does get the job done of delivering assets in a timely manner.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Adobe Experience Manager
8.2
Elvis DAM
Role-based user permissions
Adobe Experience Manager
8.2
Elvis DAM

Platform & Infrastructure

Adobe Experience Manager
7.6
Elvis DAM
API
Adobe Experience Manager
7.5
Elvis DAM
Internationalization / multi-language
Adobe Experience Manager
7.7
Elvis DAM

Web Content Creation

Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Elvis DAM
WYSIWYG editor
Adobe Experience Manager
8.2
Elvis DAM
Code quality / cleanliness
Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Elvis DAM
Admin section
Adobe Experience Manager
7.5
Elvis DAM
Page templates
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Elvis DAM
Library of website themes
Adobe Experience Manager
5.5
Elvis DAM
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Elvis DAM
Publishing workflow
Adobe Experience Manager
8.0
Elvis DAM
Form generator
Adobe Experience Manager
6.3
Elvis DAM

Web Content Management

Adobe Experience Manager
6.1
Elvis DAM
Content taxonomy
Adobe Experience Manager
6.6
Elvis DAM
SEO support
Adobe Experience Manager
6.5
Elvis DAM
Bulk management
Adobe Experience Manager
6.1
Elvis DAM
Availability / breadth of extensions
Adobe Experience Manager
6.1
Elvis DAM
Community / comment management
Adobe Experience Manager
5.4
Elvis DAM

Pros

  • Adobe Experience Manager allows our company to manage multiple sites simultaneously.
  • Adobe Experience Manager make it easy to share review sites for necessary sign-offs.
  • Adobe Experience Manager is a flexible resource and can always be what you make of it.
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  • Faster Load Times
  • Improves your SEO efforts by decreasing browser load times
  • Saves your server resources by caching assets
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Cons

  • Searching for and organizing images can be a clunky experience.
  • Standard components frequently do not meet our needs. New components must constantly be in production to run what I usually consider pretty standard functionality.
  • Steep learning curve for people not used to web design or development. Not intuitive at all levels.
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  • Can be a bit expensive when compared to other CDN alternatives such as AWS or Cloudinary
  • Learning curve involved for the user interface/dashboards
  • Lacks more advanced manipulation of assets that can be served dynamically
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager9.0
Based on 5 answers
I'll continue to use this product for many years. Adobe is making it clear they are taking customer feedback seriously and there continues to be growing demand for Adobe CQ implementations. As a developer, I find that there is still lots of room in this platform to try new techniques and really keep our implementations up to par with the latest standards.
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Usability

Adobe Experience Manager10.0
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
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Support

Adobe Experience Manager9.0
Based on 1 answer
Its so far the best Content Management System, available in market.
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Implementation

Adobe Experience Manager8.7
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
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Alternatives Considered

We selected Adobe CQ mostly for the ease of page authoring in brought to our non-technical staff. Powerful and simple UI widgets made it very simple for our merchandiser to create, edit and publish new pages. It also allowed us to customize those widgets to fit their needs while keeping the same clean experience. We also saw a plus in the ability to run activation workflows based on our own organization hierarchy, which helped make sure the right pages were exposed to the right eyes before going live. Overall, it was the mixture of user-friendliness of the authoring interface with the robustness of the technology stack that convinced us to go with CQ.
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Overall Elvis DAM is a great product although when you compare the solution to other providers of similiar asset CDNs such as Amazon's AWS, Rackspace CDN or Cloudinary it can get quite expensive. This is especially true if you have a team that is at the larger enterprise level in which case you are charged by the user.
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Return on Investment

  • Our direct business landing pages have seen an increase in ROI since switching to Adobe Experience Manager.
  • Our non-direct pages have seen a severe drop-off in traffic and conversions since the switch to Adobe Experience Manager. The more creative, editorial-type content that used to be imperative to our site is now relegated to second tier. Just getting a "content hub" with this site was a beast of a project.
  • The overall efficiency of our web team has increased with bulk edits, so that they can make single updates and impact our multiple sites. This is a huge money-saver for team staffing.
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  • Easy to implement and execute
  • Reduced our bandwidth and overall web operating costs
  • Improved customer satisfaction with faster speed load times
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Pricing Details

Adobe Experience Manager

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

Elvis DAM

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