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Score 8.2 out of 100
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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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

Oracle WebCenter Sites is very well suited to presenting marketing content in all shapes and forms, including mobile, an in a corporate web site. Oracle WebCenter Sites can also manage small product catalogs easily. Important things to consider when selecting a CMS:
  • How important is the ease with which my business users update content?
  • How often are updates made?
  • How distributed are my business contributors?
  • How important is preview in my organization's workflow and publishing process?
Earl Powers | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Adobe Experience Manager
8.4
Oracle WebCenter Sites
7.0
Role-based user permissions
Adobe Experience Manager
8.4
Oracle WebCenter Sites
7.0

Platform & Infrastructure

Adobe Experience Manager
8.0
Oracle WebCenter Sites
5.5
API
Adobe Experience Manager
7.8
Oracle WebCenter Sites
5.0
Internationalization / multi-language
Adobe Experience Manager
8.2
Oracle WebCenter Sites
6.0

Web Content Creation

Adobe Experience Manager
7.1
Oracle WebCenter Sites
6.8
WYSIWYG editor
Adobe Experience Manager
6.7
Oracle WebCenter Sites
8.0
Code quality / cleanliness
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Oracle WebCenter Sites
8.0
Admin section
Adobe Experience Manager
7.3
Oracle WebCenter Sites
8.0
Page templates
Adobe Experience Manager
7.4
Oracle WebCenter Sites
6.0
Library of website themes
Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Oracle WebCenter Sites
7.0
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Adobe Experience Manager
7.4
Oracle WebCenter Sites
3.0
Publishing workflow
Adobe Experience Manager
7.3
Oracle WebCenter Sites
6.0
Form generator
Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Oracle WebCenter Sites
8.5

Web Content Management

Adobe Experience Manager
6.8
Oracle WebCenter Sites
6.2
Content taxonomy
Adobe Experience Manager
7.8
Oracle WebCenter Sites
7.0
SEO support
Adobe Experience Manager
6.4
Oracle WebCenter Sites
7.0
Bulk management
Adobe Experience Manager
6.8
Oracle WebCenter Sites
6.0
Availability / breadth of extensions
Adobe Experience Manager
6.4
Oracle WebCenter Sites
4.0
Community / comment management
Adobe Experience Manager
6.8
Oracle WebCenter Sites
7.0

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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

  • Easy-to-use content authoring and design tools for business users.
  • Segmentation based on implicit (behavioral) or explicit (known user or characteristics) criteria or a combination of the two.
  • Flexible rules engine for creation of customer segments and recommendations, enabling delivery of targeted content and campaigns.
Beniamino Carriero | 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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

  • Creating new content is not so easy
  • Publishing is not trivial
  • In my opinion documentation is weak
  • I think there are cheaper solutions then WCS
Kamil Dobrowolski | 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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

Oracle WebCenter Sites 4.3
Based on 3 answers
A valuable tool for enabling marketers and business users to easily create and manage contextually relevant social and interactive online experiences across multiple channels on a global scale to drive sales and loyalty. It also allows multi-site management (in fact Sites) using the assets and template developed, without having to re-implement again for each individual site.
Beniamino Carriero | 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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

Oracle WebCenter Sites 10.0
Based on 1 answer
The WebCenter Sites Support team is extremely good and very responsive to client needs. They are quick to resolve Level 1 issues and when escalated to Level 2, the team makes every effort to keep the client informed.
Earl Powers | 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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

There are lot of WCM products available in the market, some free and some licensed. But for a organisation using more Oracle products and on Java technology, WCS is the best in class, for intranet and internet needs. It has everything which is required for a web application. Also it can be well integrated with other platforms with Oracle Document Cloud/Oracle Content/Oracle Identity Manager and a lot more. Its a well integrated product. It can also be integrated with social media using a community plugin. It also comes with its own search and analytics tools. The templates are pure JSP and can be easily coded by Java developers using the development guide. Its based on Java, so writing custom applications and integrating is easy
Vijay Shah | 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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

  • It has alleviated some of the burden on our IT staff.
  • It has allowed our Marketing department to be more hands-on with content changes, and they have more flexibility with the types of changes and how often they make them.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Adobe Experience Manager

General

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

Oracle WebCenter Sites

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
Oracle WebCenter Sites
6.0

Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager
9.0
Oracle WebCenter Sites
4.3

Usability

Adobe Experience Manager
10.0
Oracle WebCenter Sites

Support Rating

Adobe Experience Manager
9.0
Oracle WebCenter Sites
10.0

Implementation Rating

Adobe Experience Manager
8.7
Oracle WebCenter Sites

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