Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) has a long history that dates back to the early 2000s. Here is a brief timeline of AEM’s history:
- 2002: Adobe acquired a content management system called Accelio Corporation. Accelio’s software formed the basis of Adobe’s first web content management solution, called Adobe Content Server.
- 2006: Adobe acquired Day Software, a Swiss company that specialized in web content management systems. Day Software’s software became the foundation of Adobe’s new content management platform, called Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
- 2009: Adobe released the first version of AEM, called CQ 5.0. This version focused on web content management and provided a flexible and scalable platform for building websites and managing digital content.
- 2010: AEM added social collaboration features, allowing users to create and share content more easily. The platform also added analytics and optimization tools to help businesses improve their digital marketing efforts.
- 2012: AEM 5.6 was released, introducing new features such as mobile app development and multi-site management capabilities.
- 2013: Adobe released AEM 5.6.1, which added support for Adobe Marketing Cloud, allowing businesses to integrate their content management and digital marketing efforts.
- 2014: Adobe released AEM 6.0, which introduced new features such as a redesigned user interface, enhanced mobile app development capabilities, and improved integration with Adobe Marketing Cloud.
- 2016: AEM 6.2 was released, adding new features such as a new touch-enabled user interface and improved content search capabilities.
- 2018: AEM 6.5 was released, focusing on improving user experience and introducing new capabilities such as Adobe Sensei-powered image recognition and automated tagging.
Today, AEM is a comprehensive content management system that is used by businesses of all sizes and industries to manage their digital content and deliver personalized customer experiences. AEM is part of the Adobe Experience Cloud, a suite of integrated solutions that help businesses manage their digital marketing efforts.