Drupal vs Kentico CMS

Last updated: September 04, 2020

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Drupal
Drupal is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) and content management framework (CMF) written in PHP and distributed under the GNU General Public License. Unlike alternatives it's often used for knowledge management and business collaboration. Because of this plug-in extensibility and modular design, Drupal is sometimes described as a content management framework.
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Kentico CMS
Kentico is the only fully integrated ASP.NET CMS, E-commerce, and Online Marketing platform that allows you to create cutting-edge websites, and fully optimize your digital customers’ experiences across multiple channels. Kentico saves you time and resources so you can accomplish more.
Drupal vs Kentico CMS in our news:

2020. Acquia launches Digital Experience Platform



Digital experience company Acquia today announced the launch of its new Acquia Open Digital Experience Platform (DXP). The Acquia Open DXP is powered by Acquia Marketing Cloud and Acquia Drupal Cloud, a unified solution that unlocks the value of data and content so organizations can rapidly create new digital experiences. Marketers and developers now have a single, easy-to-use platform to build, personalize, and orchestrate multi-experience customer journeys across all modes of customer interaction, such as touchscreens, chat, voice, and more. In addition to the marketing tools, Acquia Open DXP will make it easier for developers to build Drupal sites with Developer Studio, its integrated development environment (IDE), and Site Factory, its tool for managing and scaling Drupal 9 sites and applications. Moreover, CMS Migrate will make it much easier to move from older versions of Drupal and legacy CMS to the recently released Drupal 9.


2016. Kentico CMS released cloud version



Kentico, the web content management and digital experience platform provider, released the Kentico Cloud, an "API-first," multi-tenant SaaS offering.  Kentico Cloud is comprised of three parts: Kentico Draft for authoring, Kentico Deliver for content delivery via an API and Kentico Engage for marketing and experience optimization.  The components can be licensed separately or as a bundle, and the rather aggressive pricing is tiered based on use. It starts with a free version for micro clients or experimentation, which does not require a credit card to access.


2015. Kentico CMS 9 is released



Web content management system (Web CMS) Kentico released the 9 version of its ASP.NET content management platform. It features improvements that will help marketers and developers deploy websites faster, simplify the production of personalized content for content editors and capture more intelligence and insights from campaigns. Improvements include continuous integration (that reduces the need for manual deployment), integrated campaign management control panel, optimized for cloud deployments ASP.NET model view controller (MVC support), improved web farm support, modularization, that allows users to code between modules, and move modules in between projects.


2015. Drupal 8 is released



Drupal released the long-awaited Drupal 8.0 platform that includes: in-context, what-you-see-is-what-you-get (WYSIWYG) editing and previews, content modeling out of the box with entities, fields and views, customization of content pages and even forms and administrative pages via the administrative interface, full translatability and localization out of the box, configuration management for deployment of changes between environments, mobile-first, responsive, HTML5 output, REST-first native web services, enhanced accessibility and WAI-ARIA compliance, modern PHP standards and practices, with integration of libraries such as Composer, Symfony2, Guzzle and Twig, improved front-end performance out of the box, enhanced caching and integration with CDNs and reverse proxies, full compatibility with PHP7, and the PostgreSQL and SQLite databases