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Likelihood to Recommend

OpenX

What are the best ways to integrate it with salesforce.com? What are the best ways to target our users with this tool? To segment the users?How can I integrate my ads with your adexchange-what sizes are you looking for in terms of banners, skyscrapers and so on. In this way I can plan my in house ad and those for the exchange to be the same size, to avoid duplication of work.
J C Mullally | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

If you're looking for a display advertising option, then Terminus is one of the major players - for better or worse. They source intent data from a third party (Bombora, I believe) so you have some targeting options available to you beyond company and position within. Advertising costs are in addition to the base contract price for their service so that's something to keep in mind if you're trying to work within a smaller budget. Since this is display advertising, the billing method is CPM (cost per thousand impressions). Their ad network does include the option to do Sponsored Posts with LinkedIn (although you can do that on your own honestly).
Justin Roodman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Ad Network Integration

OpenX
6.5
Terminus ABM Platform
Data Transfer
OpenX
6.3
Terminus ABM Platform
DSP integration
OpenX
6.7
Terminus ABM Platform

Ad Campaigns

OpenX
7.0
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad campaign creation
OpenX
6.8
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad deployment
OpenX
6.8
Terminus ABM Platform
Display advertising
OpenX
7.4
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad display and retargeting segmentation
OpenX
6.8
Terminus ABM Platform
Sequence targeting
OpenX
7.4
Terminus ABM Platform

Ad Reporting & Analytics

OpenX
6.7
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad dashboards
OpenX
6.1
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad performance reports
OpenX
6.2
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad conversion tracking
OpenX
6.0
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad attribution reporting
OpenX
7.0
Terminus ABM Platform
Cross-channel ad management
OpenX
7.4
Terminus ABM Platform
Ad forecasting and optimization
OpenX
7.4
Terminus ABM Platform

Pros

OpenX

  • OpenX is a system that was designed to scale as is evident in some key design decisions found throughout the platform. The multi-server setup that was chosen at Mail.com allowed for a distributed server architecture which separated the front end web delivery nodes from the backend MySQL Database master which replicated data back to each front end delivery node mysql slave. This eased the ability to horizontally scale as needed due to the ingenious separation of the ad impressions data tables on the delivery nodes which were being collected locally on each ad impression and then processed periodically back to to the master database which replicated the aggregated statistics back to the delivery nodes. The ability to load balance across the front end web delivery nodes, add caching at many different layers, utilize a CDN for the static ad images, implement PHP accelerators, and hit memcached instead of the MySQL master made the OpenX platform a service that was very resilient to failures.
  • The ability to optimize the platform is also something that OpenX does very well. This is evident in many of the config key parameters available. In addition to OpenX specific tunable's, optimizations can be made at many different levels in which the system sits. These include hardware and operating system level optimizations, tcp and networking stack optimizations, web server/php-cgi configurations, and database (MySQL InnoDB) tunable's. There are many different optimization knobs that can be tuned to help scale the application for the best performance possible
  • The documentation was simple, to the point, and well written which led to an easy initial implementation and roll out of a multi-server setup. The installation and upgrade procedures were straight forward even for the complexities of the multi-server setup. I also found the OpenX team to be accessible and even got a chance to meet some of the team at their Up Close and Personal events at Cal Tech in Pasadena. Core developers were on hand to answer technical questions and also made themselves available to us via email and irq channels.
  • The open nature of the OpenX platform allows for flexibility in the choice of web serving platform to use (Apache, nginx, Lighttpd) and also the database management systems (MySQL, PostGreSQL)
Michael Grazziani | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

  • Terminus does a good job of tracking the activity around the ads we put into the marketplace and it helps us learn what works and what doesn't for our audience.
  • The site visit functionality is great. From here I can search for a prospect by name and see what pages they are looking at and the last time they were on there.
  • Getting a spike report for prospects that are enrolled in ABM campaigns each week allows me to set up my week focusing on those prospects that raised their hand.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

OpenX

  • Propagation could be improved; ad units that need to go live immediately could take up to 45 minutes to propagate.
  • Over-complexity can be confusing. There are multiple tiers before assigning ad units per order and it seems unnecessary.
  • Real-time reporting or a status dashboard would be great.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

  • Terminus has useful insight but it doesn't translate into actionable intelligence for all users.
  • Terminus could improve through proactive suggestions delivered at the point of consumption, which for most sellers is the CRM. Standalone data in a field is only useful if the user thinks to look for it.
  • Terminus might deliver some of the features above in their UI, but most users don't want to go a separate UI. It should all be in CRMs (for sellers and SDRs).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

OpenX

OpenX 7.0
Based on 10 answers
I no longer work at the company where I was using OpenX, but if I were then I'd certainly stay aboard. Frankly, there are a lot of sunk costs involved with building all of the infrastructure we had put in place, the system was working very well even if reporting was a hassle, and our team was trained on it. Also, I'm not aware of another product that does everything else we'd need it to.
Avery Alix | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

Terminus ABM Platform 7.0
Based on 1 answer
Brightfunnel is a very useful tool but can only be used to the fullest if your data is there. It is hard for organizations with bad data to fully utilize its abilities.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

OpenX

OpenX 9.0
Based on 1 answer
I was given the system to use as part of setting up a whole new site from scratch in less than 2 months, with a large number of specialty hub pages to run ads on and lots of content I needed to run disease specific ads on. The system was easy for me to learn on the fly in a very compressed time frame. I would have loved more chance to really dig in under the hood to see all that it could do, but given how fast I had to work, I got everything up and running and looking great. And I did it ahead of my launch deadline too. My only reservation might be for people who are not as patient as I am in picking things up, or as hands on. Customer service was great if I needed them, and a quick start guide with the essentials would be ideal for those people.
J C Mullally | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

OpenX

OpenX 10.0
Based on 1 answer
They went above and beyond without ever asking for additional money and we met our launch date and immediately started to meet and even surpass our business goals. Nothing was too much trouble, which really stood out compared to other companies I had and was at that time also working with. Customer service can really make or break any business; if i expect my staff to give good customer service, I expect to get it too, and Open X gave it.
J C Mullally | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

OpenX

OpenX is less focused than MoPub and it has a bigger reach as it is not limited to the mobile app. Unlike MoPub that focuses on performance, OpenX comes from the branding world and is pushing into CTV and other areas of the industry more catered to traditional media agencies and not pure ad tech players.
Gabriela Band | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

Sendoso and Terminus are alike in that they both work to add "personalization" into Marketing. However, they are not competitors per-say. Sendoso personalizes the physical interactions (direct mail) while Terminus works on the digital landscape. I would say Terminus more competes with SEO or SEM, in which a user of Terminus is experiencing much less wasted dollars than that of SEM or SEO
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

OpenX

  • OpenX made it easy to manage online advertising. At the time I used the product I was the lead developer in charge of implementing the solution but quickly was put into the role of managing the traffic and training other users. It was really easy for a technical user to become a traffic manager. Getting other users trained and up to speed was very efficient.
Torin Gilkey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Terminus ABM Platform

  • Targeted advertising - knowing our ads were being seen by key accounts vs. the broader web
  • Web traffic - large increase in web traffic based on Terminus spend, which again felt great because we knew it was from key accounts
  • Message refinement - thinking about different groups/buckets helped inform our messaging strategy
Will Devlin | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

OpenX

General

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

Terminus ABM Platform

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Required

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

OpenX
7.1
Terminus ABM Platform
7.4

Likelihood to Renew

OpenX
7.0
Terminus ABM Platform
7.0

Usability

OpenX
9.0
Terminus ABM Platform

Support Rating

OpenX
10.0
Terminus ABM Platform

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