London, 20 February 2007:

E-consultancy today announces the publication of its 2007 Content Management Systems (CMS) Buyer’s Guide, featuring profiles of 20 leading technologies.

The 200-page report, which focuses on the UK market, contains market research and trends, plus tips (and pitfalls to avoid) to help buyers find the right web content management (WCM) supplier.

Linus Gregoriadis, Head of Research at E-consultancy, said: “The CMS market landscape has been consolidating quickly in recent months, with various high profile acquisitions taking place in 2006. Marketplace activity included the acquisitions of Stellent, FileNet and Hummingbird by Oracle, IBM and Open Text respectively.

“Despite the consolidation, there is still a huge array of technologies out there for companies to choose from. This guide aims to make the buying process easier.”

Key trends identified in the CMS buyer’s guide include:

• Focus of vendors on implementation times.
• Growth in uptake of rich media and new delivery formats.
• Increasing importance of interaction and personalisation.
• Increase in hosted CMS popularity.
• Growing importance of accessibility.

About this report

Our 2007 CMS Buyer’s Guide contains an overview of this marketplace with an analysis of market trends as well as profiles of 20 leading technologies.

The focus of this report is Content Management Systems, an area often referred to simply as CMS or WCM (Web Content Management).

This buyer’s guide includes profiles of a selection of leading vendors offering technology to Enterprise, mid-range and SME customers.

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Which content management systems are featured in the buyer’s guide?

Amaxus (Box UK), Cascade Server (Hannon Hill), Contentworkz (GlobusMedia), Commique (Day Software), dotEditor (Ellipsis Media), Ektron, iCM (Goss Interactive), Immediacy, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, MySource Matrix (Squiz), NetBuild (NetConstruct), Origin Content Manager (Madgex), RedDot (Open Text), Rhythmyx (Percussion), Sitecore, Stellent, Squiz, TERMINALFOUR, Vyre, WebDeck (Solid State Group), WORKSsitebuilder (eShopworks).

Media contacts:
Linus Gregoriadis, Head of Research, E-consultancy
(e: t: 0207 681 4051 / 07956 564713)

Chris Lake, Editor,
(e: t: 0207 681 4052)

About E-consultancy
E-consultancy is an online publisher of best practice internet marketing reports, research and how-to guides. E-consultancy, named Publisher of the Year at the 2006 AOP Awards, also publishes buyer’s guides and has a directory of 100,000+ third party internet marketing white papers.

E-consultancy has 47,000 registered users and more than 145,000 unique users sessions per month (audited by ABC Electronic). It is popular among internet professionals because of its time-saving advice and insight.

Subscribers pay from £149 per year to access the exclusive and highly practical content. E-consultancy has more than 100 events lined up for 2007, including roundtables and monthly Supplier Showcases, where six suppliers pitch to an audience of pre-qualified buyers at a Central London venue.

E-consultancy also provides a range of public and in-house training programmes, such as seminars and workshops. If you would like to know more about our training options then please visit our website or contact Craig Hanna on +44 207 681 4078 or email him at

Published on: 12:00AM on 20th February 2007