.Net CMS Comparison

Selecting the best CMS (Content Management System) for your business can be a challenge. There is a huge selection of products to choose from, and each one has advantages and disadvantages. Fortunately, you don’t have to do it on your own. No matter what size your business may be – whether you run your own SMB or work for a Fortune 500 company – we can assist you in finding the best CMS product for your business.

Our team members will work directly with you and your staff to help define which features you’ll need for your business. Because each CMS product offers a different set of features, we’ve simplified your choice by creating the following comparison chart of .net CMS frameworks.

.Net CMS Comparison Chart

CMS System .net cms comparison - ektron .net cms comparison - Episerver .net cms comparison - Kentico .net cms comparison - Sitecore .net cms comparison - umbraco
Site www.ektron.com www.episerver.com www.kentico.com www.sitecore.com www.umbraco.com
Version 9.10 7.5 9 8.1 7.3
Application Server
– Operating System Windows 2008 R23 Windows 2012 Windows 2008, 2012 Windows 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 Windows 2008, 2012
– IIS 7.5 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5 7.5, 8.0, 8.5 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5 7+
.NET Framework 4.0 4.0, 4.5 4.5+ 4.5 4.5
MVC 4 4 4 5.1 n/a
Licensing1 $$ $$ $ $$$ Open Source
Search Solr, MS Search Server, FAST Find Lucene Lucene Examine (Lucene), XsltSearch
Editor Telerik TinyMCE Telerik TinyMCE
Commerce Yes Yes Yes Yes No
– Integrated Responsive Features Yes Yes Yes Yes No
– Integrated Mobile Preview Yes Yes Yes Yes No
– Integrated Device Detection Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Personalization Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Analytics Google Analytics Integration Google Analytics Integration Online Marketing Solution AIDA Google Integration
Social Media Integrated Facebook connect and Social Graph Integrated connectors for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn pushes Integrated connectors for Facebook, LinkedIn, MS Live or Open ID Integrated Polls, wikis and listen/share on Twitter, Facebook uShare module connects to Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
– Blogging Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (module add-on)
– Forums Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (module add-on)
– User Generated Content Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes (module add-on)
Load Balancing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Content/Code Sync Esync Mirroring Staging Module Publishing uSync2
GARTNER Magic Quadrant 2014 Visionary Visionary n/a Leader n/a
  • 1 Licensing costs can vary greatly based on numbers of users, sites, servers and add-on components.
  • 2 uSync is not a deployment tool for content, but does aid developers when deploying code updates.
  • 3 Recommended that you run Windows 2012

For more information on .net CMS frameworks and which might work best for company, contact the CMS experts at PointClick today. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

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