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The Power of a Java-based CMS or DXP

When you are deciding on which CMS to use, you have to take into account many factors, certainly, if you are choosing for the corporate market where stability, reliability, and scalability are key.

Popular PHP-based CMS systems like WordPress and Drupal certainly have proven their value and can be quite powerful in the corporate market too. However, when it comes down to the above prerequisites such as scalability, security, customization, and integration with existing systems or data sources, options are limited compared to Java-based CMS systems.

Another big advantage of Java is that most corporations have Java engineers on site, to help with development and customization, while PHP is quite specific towards CMS platforms only. In fact, Java is still the most used or popular back-end programming language and 2nd largest programming language in general after JavaScript.

What is a Java CMS?

A content management system provides a backend UI that makes it easier for non-IT professionals to create, maintain and adjust the content and look and feel of a website. The most famous examples are the PHP-based WordPress & Drupal, perfectly suited for small or startup businesses.

A Java CMS will bring the power of Java and its huge amount of libraries and tools combined with quite a few open-source frameworks. Making it the perfect choice for large enterprise businesses that desire reliability, stability, and security.

However, the added benefits won’t stop there as most enterprise businesses have their own Java consultants available, to help maintain the site, which means no additional experts need to be called in to adjust minor changes in the website's code. Easier integration with other applications (like CRMs, ERPs, and marketing automation tools) is another benefit, as both speak the same language.

And what about Scalability? It’s critical at the enterprise level, and that’s why ultimately Java-based CMSs are chosen. Java-based CMSs make scaling horizontally and distributing workloads across clusters of servers easier. The flexible deployment options for Java-based CMSs also mean they can be deployed in the cloud for even greater scaling capabilities. With cloud services from AWS and GCP, new CMS instances can quickly and automatically be deployed when necessary.

How to Choose a Java CMS

When it comes to choosing a Java based CMS or DXP, you need to consider the platform’s interoperability, flexibility, and marketer-friendly features. We hold the right expertise to help you choose which platform is best suited for you. So get in contact and discover what we can do for you.

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