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Ektron...then what?

Ektron alternative
February 6, 2020

If you’re panicking about dwindling support for Ektron, fear not. You’ve got great options!

We break down some pertinent considerations for four popular systems: Sitefinity, Episerver, WordPress, and Drupal. If you’re an Ektron client, you might need to start looking around. Here are some popular open-source and licensed systems, with thoughts to consider for each.

Progress Sitefinity CMS
  • ASP.NET, similar to Ektron
  • Institutional support from Progress
  • Powerful search tool
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WordPress CMS
  • Open source, lower up-front cost
  • Does not require highly technical skills to maintain
  • Here to stay, commands 60% of the CMS market share
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Episerver CMS
  • Sophisticated capabilities for B2B
  • Biggest differentiators are ecommerce capabilities and personalization
  • Migration and integration support and onboarding
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Drupal CMS
  • Open source with scalability for more complex projects
  • With customization, can offer functionality on par with licensed systems
  • Strict security requirements
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If you’d like more help deciding which system is right for you, or if you want to talk about implementing a new CMS, contact us.