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The Top 10 Content Management Systems for Enterprises

All content management systems are not built equally. Nor are they all built for the same general purpose.  

Some are designed for personal use, others for small businesses and others for enterprise-size organizations. Some content management systems fit nicely into certain business processes than others. 

Today, we’re going to highlight some of the best content management system platforms for enterprises. 

The features of enterprise content management systems, as well as pricing, setup, and installation vary from differently sized companies.


By far the most popular and well-known content management system, WordPress powers the majority of the internet. 

It is one of the most complete free content management systems that is available. Its broad features include themes, widgets, SEO tools, plugins, comment sections, and editing tools. 

And with WordPress you not only get a content management system, but if you want to drift into ecommerce then its free plugin, WooCommerce, allows that direction. 

2. Sitecore Experience Platform 

Sitecore has a strong supply of out-of-the-box features that can be molded to suit the demands of modern enterprises. The platform also provides cloud hosting to satisfy the multiple needs of customers.  

Sitecore Experience Platform is ideal for enterprise organizations that require multi-language functionalities. Plus, its versioning capabilities allows you to have control over all changes that are made as well as the ability to track them. 

3. HubSpot CMS Hub 

HubSpot’s content management system is built on top of its CRM platform, and provides a unified view of customers, enabling creatives and developers to create quality and relevant digital experiences. 

Webpages can be easily created, managed, and personalized depending on the visitor and are able to be optimized for specific devices such as phone, laptop, tablet, etc. 

4. Kentico Xperience 

This digital experience platform is a combination of content management as well as digital marketing and ecommerce. So for enterprises looking for complex system solutions, then Kentico Xperience would be high up on the list of possibilities. 

The platform also provides the capabilities to build personalized experiences as well as the ability to integrate seamlessly into pretty much any tech stack. 

5. Yext 

The search-as-a-service platform has a lot to offer, including a broad range of artificial intelligence-led solutions for modern business needs. The platform is used by organizations of all sizes that are looking for best-in-class search and discovery experiences. 

The 15-year-old content management system is often named as a leader in Forrester’s Waves, which speaks to its capabilities. 

6. Contentstack 

Brands such as McDonald’s, Mattel, Holiday Inn, and Shell all use Contentstack to power their digital content. One of the more interesting aspects of Contentstack is that it has cultivated the highest customer satisfaction in the industry. Its Care Without Compromise program delivers post-purchase experiences to its customers. 

Contentstack is also one of the founders of MACH Alliance, meaning that it advocates for open technology that is microservices-based, API-focused, and headless. 

7. Pantheon

Pantheon has the tools that developers need in order to create websites based on best practices – tools like backups, workflows, version control, and staging environments. 

Pantheon powers approximately 300,000 websites which rake up to more than 10 billion page views. Its container-based infrastructure lets builders launch websites faster and without the worry of spikes in traffic crashing the site. 

8. Progress Sitefinity

Around 10,000 websites are currently powered by Progress Sitefinity, helping companies convert digital visitors and retain digital customers. 

Like other content management systems on this list, Progress Sitefinity has the functionality to personalize online experiences that work towards increasing conversions. And it can provide this across devices as well as channels. 

Plus, built into Progress Sitefinity is Sitefinity Insight, which can track and analyze each step of the customer journey. 

9. Storyblok 

The focus of this content management system is to help companies tell their brands’ stories through content, whether that be mobile apps, screen displays, ecommerce sites, and websites. 

Storyblok is another headless content management system on this list, which comes with a visual editor for creatives, editors, and developers. And when it comes to building out a website, the platform has the user experience of a page builder, which provides a highly intuitive interface. 


10. Umbraco

An open-source ASP.NET content management system, Umbraco currently powers around half a million websites and holds around 200,000 community members. 

Built on top of the core of the content management system are three products that broaden its services: Umbraco Cloud, which includes automated upgrades and streamlines workflows; Umbraco Heartcore, which is a headless CMS option with fully managed APIs; and Umbraco Uno, which is a low-code website builder that enables sites to be built at speed.