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1149 Ratings

Confluence

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Score 8.1 out of 100
30 Ratings
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Score 8.6 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Confluence

I think [Atlassian] Confluence is an amazing option for larger companies however for a smaller team of less than 20 it might not be the best choice. It definitely helps our team stay connected while working remotely and we're able to stay on top of projects with ease.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Liferay Portal is a framework which comes with a fine grained security/permission model, (Web) Content Management, Authentication and Authorization, outbox portlets with different features to manage content or users. So if any business application has below questions then I can recommend not to use Liferay as a platform.
  • Application is big but not content or user driven.
  • Application with few static contents.
  • Application with batch transactions(DB) i.e. insert , update db records in batch.
  • Application with ERP capabilities.
  • Application with Big Data support.
Varun Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Confluence
7.7
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Task Management
Confluence
7.9
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Gantt Charts
Confluence
7.9
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Scheduling
Confluence
7.2
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Workflow Automation
Confluence
7.9
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Mobile Access
Confluence
7.2
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Search
Confluence
7.8
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Visual planning tools
Confluence
7.8
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Communication

Confluence
8.0
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Chat
Confluence
6.4
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Notifications
Confluence
8.8
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Discussions
Confluence
8.0
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Surveys
Confluence
7.0
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Internal knowledgebase
Confluence
8.9
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Confluence
6.0
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Confluence
9.3
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Integrates with Outlook
Confluence
9.6
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

File Sharing & Management

Confluence
8.1
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Versioning
Confluence
8.7
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Video files
Confluence
7.6
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Audio files
Confluence
7.7
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Document collaboration
Confluence
8.6
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Access control
Confluence
8.7
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Advanced security features
Confluence
8.3
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Integrates with Google Drive
Confluence
7.8
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
Device sync
Confluence
7.4
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Pros

Confluence

  • QUICK How-to Guides that can be generated and share instantly
  • One can subscribe to the pages and spaces and receive updates in the feed on their home page
  • Automatic Email notifications of new updates in the Confluence area
  • The platform integrates easily with other Atlassian platforms including third-party apps thus improving its reliability
Binoy Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

  • Theming
  • Customization based on user roles
  • Content Management
  • Flexibility
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Confluence

  • Over the past 6 years the feature set has not significantly expanded
  • Integrations with 3rd party apps (DropBox, Google Drive, Slack) is either through 3rd party plugins or rudimentary at best
  • Frequent interface upgrades and complicated permissions settings makes getting new employees up to speed fiddly in some cases
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

  • It requires technical expertise and the right people to achieve customization.
  • There is little documentation available for certain functions that make them a bit complex to master.
  • The SSL function for login.
HEBER MAURICIO AMUT VARELA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Confluence

Confluence 9.5
Based on 18 answers
I am confident that Atlassian can come with additional and innovative macros and functions to add value to Confluence. In 6 months, Atlassian transformed a good collaborative tools into a more comprehensive system that can help manage projects and processes, as well as "talk" with other Atlassian products like Jira. We are in fact learning more about Jira to evaluate a possible fit to complement our tool box.
Charles Thomasset, MBA | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We are currently using Liferay Portal and plan to keep using it.
Varun Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Confluence

Confluence 8.5
Based on 11 answers
Confluence can - and in my personal opinion, it will - be a bit hard to use in the first moment. Atlassian is a great company and is eager to help you with any question you have, though. The interface seems to be a bit clumsy at first but the customization options are enough to make it easier and simpler. In general, Confluence is easy to use when you understand what each section does, but this can take a while.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Confluence

Confluence 9.0
Based on 5 answers
I do not recall having outages or applications error so far, very reliable and available.
Normand Whitehead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Performance

Confluence

Confluence 8.8
Based on 9 answers
Pages load very quickly, which makes it useful for quickly obtaining information. The search functionality is also very quick and is able to parse through all of the documents to provide the most relevant results for the query. Other information based software gets bogged down, but so far Atlassian Confluence maintains its performance.
Kaleb-John Loo | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Confluence

Confluence 8.3
Based on 44 answers
This rating is specifically for Atlassian's self-help documentation on their website. Often times, it is not robust enough to cover a complex usage of one of their features. Frequently, you can find an answer on the web, but not from Atlassian. Instead, it is usually at a power user group elsewhere on the net.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Implementation Rating

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 5 answers
Take a bit more time to explain the purpose of Confluence and show demos prior to actual use and content additions.
Normand Whitehead | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Confluence

[Atlassian] Confluence is backed by direct, and superior support from Atlassian versus their vendors. For end users, [Atlassian] Confluence provides way more options for layout and content, while also being simpler and easier to use. Most other tools also require a higher level of interaction with IT or global administrators. With confluence, both content creators and consumers can draft an consume content with a much smoother, more intuitive experience.
Jeff Tillett | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Great choice for Java based enterprise organizations. Liferay is on the heavier side of CMS systems, and it excels in larger projects but is a waste of time for smaller projects.
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Confluence

Confluence 8.0
Based on 2 answers
This tool is very adaptable. So much so we use it for three completely separate projects, in three very different ways.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Confluence

  • Confluence has increased cross-departmental visibility into content, activities, and projects
  • Confluence has also increased collaboration across teams
  • The lack of a workflow has created a wild west environment where stakeholders are confused of where to create and find various types of content
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

  • Its high scalability and flexibility has allowed us to include all essential solutions to meet our business needs while preserving the originality of the brand and helping us to improve the quality of our processes and services within the same friendly and unified environment.
  • This powerful platform has allowed us to keep the efforts of all our units aligned, from sales, marketing, operations, support and customer service, in a solid collaborative environment.
HEBER MAURICIO AMUT VARELA | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Confluence

General

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

Confluence Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Server10.001
Server2700.002
Server5300.003
Server10,200.004
Server19,800.005
Server30,000.006
Server45,000.007
Server90,000.008
Server150,000.009
Data Center15,000.0010
Data Center30,000.0011
Data Center52,000.0012
Data Center79,200.0013
Data Center105,600.0014
Data Center132,000.0015
Data Center143,000.0016
Data Center154,000.0017
Data Center165,000.0018
Data Center176,000.0019
Data Center187,000.0020
Data Center198,000.0021
Data Center209,000.0022
Data Center220,000.0023
  1. 10 Users - Perpetual License
  2. 25 Users - Perpetual License
  3. 50 Users - Perpetual License
  4. 100 Users - Perpetual License
  5. 250 Users - Perpetual License
  6. 500 Users - Perpetual License
  7. 2,000 Users - Perpetual License
  8. 10,000 Users - Perpetual License
  9. 10,001+ Users - Perpetual License
  10. 500 Users - Annually
  11. 1,000 Users - Annually
  12. 2,000 Users - Annually
  13. 3,000 Users - Annually
  14. 4,000 Users - Annually
  15. 5,000 Users - Annually
  16. 10,000 Users - Annually
  17. 15,000 Users - Annually
  18. 20,000 Users - Annually
  19. 25,000 Users - Annually
  20. 30,000 Users - Annually
  21. 35,000 Users - Annually
  22. 40,000 Users - Annually
  23. 40,001+ Users - Annually
SaaS Edition
Free0.001
Standard5.002
Premium10.002
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. Free for 10 Users
  2. Per User Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

General

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

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Email sales@liferay.com for pricing information.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Confluence
8.4
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
8.5

Likelihood to Renew

Confluence
9.5
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
10.0

Usability

Confluence
8.5
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Reliability and Availability

Confluence
9.0
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Performance

Confluence
8.8
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Support Rating

Confluence
8.3
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Implementation Rating

Confluence
8.0
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Scalability

Confluence
8.0
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

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