Adobe AEM Alternative

We are committed to creating the right outcomes for our customers, including developing Brightspot applications to compensate for Adobe AEM's shortfalls. Brightspot is designed to be integration-ready and is built to extend and enhance all your relevant important enterprise information and systems.

Brightspot Content Business Platform is publisher-informed, with ease of use customers crave when seeking an AEM alternative. Built with a modern, flexible architecture that enable companies to publish decoupled, headless, or hybrid all from the same environment, Brightspot provides solutions that customers need from digital experience platforms.

If you’re in the process of vetting enterprise content management systems, you’re likely familiar with Adobe Experience Manager. While AEM is certainly a formidable CMS, it’s often too expensive, cumbersome to deploy, and extremely difficult to adopt. None of this is conducive to developing a high-volume, multichannel content production workflow.

A major challenge of AEM is how complicated it is to set-up and adopt.
Developers will need to build everything — from templates to buttons and anything in between. It also has a reputation for being difficult to adopt by anyone who isn’t familiar with HTML. Brightspot is the opposite. It fits seamlessly into virtually any publishing process, enabling rapid content creation across multiple channels without the need for IT.

Major Differences Between Adobe Experience Manager & Brightspot

Some of the major differences between Adobe Experience Manager and Brightspot include deployment time and cost, integration availability, and required developer intervention.

Agile 90 Day Deployment vs. 9 to 18 Month Long Projects

Unlike Adobe Experience Manager — whose archaic foundation almost always requires heavy IT involvement and sometimes year long (or more) implementation cycles — Brightspot is designed to be up and running in 90 days or less, so your team can start creating content as soon as possible at half the cost.

Hundreds of Native Integrations & Out-of-the-Box Analytics

Brightspot was designed to be API first. Brightspot also includes a comprehensive analytics dashboard that integrates with Google Analytics (among others) for more timely and actionable decision making.

User-Friendly vs. Developer-Heavy

A major challenge of AEM is how complicated it is to set-up and adopt. Developers will need to build everything — from templates to buttons and anything in between. It also has a reputation for being difficult to adopt by anyone who isn’t familiar with HTML. Brightspot is the opposite. It fits seamlessly into virtually any publishing process, enabling rapid content creation across multiple channels without the need for IT.

A Side-by-Side Comparison of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) vs. Brightspot for Content Management & Delivery
While we didn’t include every challenge we’ve seen with Adobe Experience Manager, this downloadable PDF compares some of most common pitfalls of AEM against Brightspot’s powerful capabilities.

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) vs. Brightspot Resources

By  Brightspot Staff
August 11, 2019
Find out how we’ve helped numerous Adobe customers either make the most of their AEM investment or transition entirely to Brightspot.
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By  Brightspot Staff
August 18, 2020
Brightspot Content Business Platform offers a powerful integration-ready solution for the complexity and technology constraints faced by businesses that are dependent on Adobe AEM.
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By  Brightspot Staff
March 31, 2019
We’ve outlined the top challenges companies encounter when working with AEM and how we can help you overcome them.
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By  Brightspot Staff
August 26, 2019
The multimedia conglomerate relaunched six sites and six apps on Brightspot.
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By  Brightspot Staff
September 11, 2018
Now you can replatform faster than the time it took for you to decide to redesign and relaunch your site—in less than six months.
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