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Adobe Experience Manager

Top Rated
147 Ratings

Ingeniux CMS

9 Ratings

Adobe Experience Manager

Top Rated
147 Ratings
Score 8 out of 101

Ingeniux CMS

9 Ratings
Score 6.8 out of 101

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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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Ingeniux CMS

This is a CMS solution that uses ASP and now XSLT and ASP.NET MVC environment, so make sure your servers are Windows based. Also, be sure to speak about audits to your CMS environment, this can save you time, money and energy if you intend on developing anything custom in the future. The more prepared your environment, the smoother it is to use this powerful cms.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Adobe Experience Manager
8.1
Ingeniux CMS
8.9
Role-based user permissions
Adobe Experience Manager
8.1
Ingeniux CMS
8.9

Platform & Infrastructure

Adobe Experience Manager
7.7
Ingeniux CMS
9.4
API
Adobe Experience Manager
7.5
Ingeniux CMS
9.1
Internationalization / multi-language
Adobe Experience Manager
7.9
Ingeniux CMS
9.8

Web Content Creation

Adobe Experience Manager
7.1
Ingeniux CMS
9.1
WYSIWYG editor
Adobe Experience Manager
8.3
Ingeniux CMS
9.0
Code quality / cleanliness
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Ingeniux CMS
10.0
Admin section
Adobe Experience Manager
7.2
Ingeniux CMS
8.9
Page templates
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Ingeniux CMS
9.1
Library of website themes
Adobe Experience Manager
5.8
Ingeniux CMS
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Adobe Experience Manager
8.0
Ingeniux CMS
9.0
Publishing workflow
Adobe Experience Manager
7.8
Ingeniux CMS
8.9
Form generator
Adobe Experience Manager
6.0
Ingeniux CMS
9.0

Web Content Management

Adobe Experience Manager
6.2
Ingeniux CMS
9.0
Content taxonomy
Adobe Experience Manager
7.2
Ingeniux CMS
9.1
SEO support
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Ingeniux CMS
9.1
Bulk management
Adobe Experience Manager
5.4
Ingeniux CMS
8.9
Availability / breadth of extensions
Adobe Experience Manager
6.5
Ingeniux CMS
Community / comment management
Adobe Experience Manager
5.3
Ingeniux CMS
9.1

Pros

  • Media library and asset management is simplified, separating storage and also allowing developers to manage the workflow of the publishing process.
  • No addition of API services are required, using the same requests and data access layer for both front end and back end development simplifies the project lifecycle.
  • Duplicating code is easy, developers can simply copy components and reuse or rework for each use case.
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  • Organizing content has never been easier! - it's a matter of drag and dropping pages in a site tree where you want them to live
  • Powerful Taxonomy tagging system - does everything from adding a reference to your page which can be activated wherever taxonomy tags are accepted in your site to transforming user interaction to generate dynamic content on a fly
  • Good support team - always there to answer questions and help. This is a plus!
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Cons

  • Styling the front-end of the author interface can sometimes be challenging. Built in styles and HTML can be overwhelming until you get used to it. Having a less intrusive author output or defining a standard output per site could speed development.
  • Documentation is often outdated, keeping docs up to date and readily available is needed.
  • The local build process is slow and takes a lot of space. Reducing the overhead with local testing would be great!
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  • I would love to see the ability to add inline comments on pages during documentation reviews.
  • I would love to see more print options directly from the navigation on the publish site. For example, it would be nice to right-click on a section and have the option to print that whole section (or even create a PDF that the user can download).
  • Customized searches would be a great addition.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager9.0
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.
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Ingeniux CMS10.0
Based on 2 answers
Again, this is my point of view and I speak on behalf of me the developer and not on behalf of my organization.
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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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Ingeniux CMS10.0
Based on 1 answer
Friendly, knowledgeable, willing to teach. Their satisfaction is reached when I get my problem solved.
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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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I have only used the free versions of the other softwares. My Ingeniux CMS experience was much better but I had the paid version
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Return on Investment

  • Extreme flexibility and speed to publish new pages with as little as a few hours of notice. This allowed us to be more efficient in handling landing pages for lead generation.
  • Powerful technology stack that allows for an infinite amount of customization. New ideas came up as we learned all the capabilities of CQ. It helped us innovate in the way we build and author pages.
  • Poor documentation and small community slowed our initial ramp up and development times until first release. By now this should have improved with the increased popularity.
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  • Best User Management. Workflows and permission levels have changed my life. With over 90 users, I have my hands full. But with layered permissions, I can let some advanced users have more leeway while keeping tabs on users who have limited knowledge.
  • Fast mobile development. We asked IGX for mobile and got a very fast turn-around (in a matter of weeks).
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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

Ingeniux CMS

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