Sitecore Positioned Highest in Ability to Execute in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management

07-31-2015
Sausalito, Calif. – August 5, 2015 – Sitecore, the global leader in customer experience management, today announced that it has placed highest in “ability to execute” by Gartner, Inc. in its July 29, 2015 “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” for the first time ever, relative to all other participating WCM vendors. The evaluation criteria for a vendor’s ability to execute included product/service, overall viability, sales execution/pricing, market responsiveness and track record, marketing execution, customer experience and operations. Criteria for completeness of vision included market understanding, marketing strategy, sales strategy, product strategy, business model, vertical/industry strategy, innovation and geographic strategy. Sitecore has landed in the leadership quadrant for the sixth consecutive year.

“Today, it’s imperative that brands create great customer experiences to set themselves apart in a crowded market, and as a leader with the highest recognition for execution in this category, Sitecore enables its customers to deliver more relevant, personalized, and contextual experiences at scale,” said Michael Seifert, CEO and co-founder, Sitecore. “With its roots in web content management, the Sitecore Experience Platform enables marketers to customize every customer experience in real time. We believe Gartner’s recognition reinforces not only the quality of our platform, but also our customer base, partner network and world-class team.”

Features like analytics, A/B testing and data management make Sitecore 8 the platform of choice among other offerings.

Gartner evaluating analysts, Mick MacComascaigh and Jim Murphy stated, “Web content management remains a vibrant and growing market, fueled by the aspirations of digital strategists on the demand side and continuous innovation on the supply side. IT application leaders, marketers, digital experience specialists and merchandizers all now view WCM as mission critical.”

The recognition marks a banner year for Sitecore which continues to post double digit growth and to be profitable. The company has several marquee customers including Dole, Suzuki Motor of America, Rust-Oleum Corporation and Baldor Electric Company. Additionally, the company expanded its offerings with the addition of Sitecore Commerce 8 in January 2015, followed by an extension of its mobile apps platform with a key strategic partnership.

Available on premise or in the cloud, the Sitecore Experience Platform was built from the ground up to provide a simple, completely connected web experience management and digital marketing solution that empowers organizations to shape every brand experience.
A link to register for a copy of the Gartner, Inc. 2015 “Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management” report is available here

About Sitecore
Sitecore is the global leader in customer experience management. The company delivers highly relevant content and personalized digital experiences that delight audiences, build loyalty and drive revenue. With the Sitecore® Experience Platform™, marketers can own the experience of every customer that engages with their brand, across every channel. More than 4,400 of the world’s leading brands – including American Express, Carnival Cruise Lines, EasyJet and L'Oréal trust Sitecore to help them deliver the meaningful interactions that win customers for life.
For more information, visit: www.sitecore.net

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Sitecore
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Lindsay McCune
Sitecore
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lmc@sitecore.net

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