Cloud Connected

"I have been searching for a product like Cloud CMS for over 10 years.

After false starts with some typical content management solutions, we were finally able to design the content repository that our business required."
James Baddiley
James Baddiley, CEO

Comparison: Cloud CMS vs Contentful

Looking for the best CMS online? Review these points to help guide your headless CMS selection.


Cloud CMS


Ease of Use

Implements a role-based UI to accommodate various functions.

Simple user interface for defining content types and instances.


JSON schema with types and associations that you can continually evolve in-place.

Basic content model only, difficult to change once configured

Update Strategy

Documents are published individually, or as part of larger change sets.

Documents can only be published one-by-one.

Workflow Process

Flexible workflow capability.

Allows teams and roles to be created along with a workflow designer for defining content production process and constraints.

No online workflow capability.

API Access

Fully bidirectional, “API first” design

Fully bidirectional, “API first” design

Deployment Options

SaaS and / or On-Premise

(Docker images)

SaaS only

Security for Assets

Allows assets to be delivered via either CDN or Web API – with full security and auditing available.

Uses CDN for all static assets, requiring them to be publicly available. No auditing.

Pricing Factors

Based solely on your desired SLA

Pre-defined tiers with a fixed number of

  • Editors
  • Content entries
  • API calls / CDN hits

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