dotCMS Enjoys Strong Q3 2019 Performance, Expands Partner Network

Oct 29, 2019

The headless Java CMS enjoyed 20% growth of new clients in the US, Europe and Australia in the third quarter of 2019.

dotCMS, the leading open-source Java CMS, has reported a fruitful Q3 2019. The company has had a 20% growth of new clients from the US, Europe, and Australia that operate in a variety of industries such as Non-profit, Technology, Financial Services, Retail, Apparel & Fashion, as well as Media & Entertainment. 

Over 90% of dotCMS’s net new customers are choosing dotCMS Cloud due to its high performance and support, included upgrades, and agile deployment. Another notable reason for growth in the third quarter can be attributed to the platform’s push for NoCode capabilities, which has sought to empower digital marketers and business users in headless and decoupled environments. 

For instance, the recent dotCMS 5.x releases have included many exciting new features like Edit Mode Anywhere, which empowers content creators the full capabilities (preview, inline editing, personalization, page template building, drag & drop composition) to edit content that extends to externally developed applications via dotCMS including single-page applications (SPAs), progressive web applications (PWAs) and any other frontend applications that has been built using dotCMS' Layout as a Service API.

dotCMS has also improved the developer experience with Scripting as a Service and native GraphQL support

“These cutting-edge features are enabling enterprises to build out a solid digital experience platform using best of breed technologies—with dotCMS as the API-first foundation,” stated Will Ezell, CTO of dotCMS. 

Forward-thinking brands across industries are looking for a digital experience platform that’s headless, and codeless."

Ezell pointed to two factors driving the success of dotCMS. “Forward-thinking brands across industries are looking for a digital experience platform that’s headless, and codeless. They’re finding that in dotCMS,” Ezell stated. “Our increasingly diverse client-base also speaks to the quality and flexibility of the dotCMS platform,” he said.

Partner Network Growth and Stronger Social Proof for dotCMS

dotCMS has also been hard at work expanding its partner network in 2019. Some new arrivals include Unbxd, The JRT Agency, and BSC. These partnerships are crucial to delivering the technical expertise necessary for clients to better leverage the dotCMS platform to meet highly specific business requirements, like a Commerce Experience Solution using Unbxd and commerceools as well as Banking Experience Solution, coming mid Q4.

“We’re always looking to partner with capable digital agencies who can get the most out of dotCMS,” said Stefan Schinkel, Chief Sales Officer, “and we plan to continue partnering with agencies and other technology vendors to enhance the dotCMS experience even further.” 

Along with earning notable clients like the non-bank lender Firstmac, dotCMS has been receiving positive testimonials on peer review sites like G2 Crowd. In fact, G2 Crowd named dotCMS with a “High Performer Summer 2019” status thanks to the positive reviews the platform has received. dotCMS had a strong performance in Q3 and looks to have an exciting close to 2019 in the coming months. 

About dotCMS

dotCMS is a content management system that helps global enterprises with multiple brands, subsidiaries and franchises, manage, optimize and scale content across languages and channels. Brands such as Dairy Queen, Newell, Firstmac, Telus and Comcast have chosen dotCMS for its unique ability to manage thousands of sites and consolidate multiple CMS' onto a single, unified instance of dotCMS to streamline content operations across teams while saving money on platform costs.

dotCMS' hybrid approach to content management also means that companies have the choice to deliver content traditionally or headlessly. Headless developers can work within the front-end framework of choice, while still providing marketers with visual editing tools so they can go-to-market with their business-critical content and decrease their dependency on technical teams.