Technology & Architecture

Pimcore is powered by the leading technology stack on the web. It’s built on a standardized, robust, modular, open and service-oriented architecture – 100% API driven. This makes scaling and implementing Pimcore and new features cost you less money & time. Developers just love Pimcore, because developing web applications has never been easier and faster.

Integrates seamlessly with your company

Pimcore is accessed and operated by the user directly in a web browser. It is compatible with any operating system, such as Windows, MacOS or Linux. Compatible browsers include Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Safari. The user-friendly interface is context-sensitive and allows working with data intuitively. Editors love it. Programmers love it. Users love it.

Open technology stack, superior level of connectivity

Built as a framework for satisfying even the most demanding developers. Based on the leading and most-up-to-date technology stack of PHP/Symfony, MySQL, Elastic Search, Redis and Varnish. Realize demanding web applications within a fraction of time. Pimcore is the ideal technological foundation for innovative companies. It has been designed with integration in mind and can interface with any external software.

Infrastructure of choice

Pimcore is available for free for on-premise deployment or for global 24/7 access through the cloud. On-premise deployment includes hosting Pimcore on your local servers behind a firewall, keeping data 100% private; Hybrid scenarios are possible, synching data between private and public infrastructures. We provide images for Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and other leading on-demand cloud computing providers. Additionally, Pimcore will be available as Platform as a Service (PaaS) in late 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions

What about scalability and performance?
Pimcore is used in highly agile global environments and at Fortune 500 companies with millions of pages, digital assets and products, hundreds of editors and millions of monthly visitors. Due to the use of leading technologies such as MySQL, PHP, Elastic Search, Mongo DB and Varnish, Pimcore scales very well.
Why is this software free? What's the catch?
Pimcore is 100% licensed open-source and thus available free of charge. Free for developers, small businesses, and large global enterprises. Pimcore does not rely on selling licenses. It makes money out of selling optional service level agreements, training and professional services, such as implementation and consulting.
How can I keep my Pimcore solution up-to-date?
Our core development team is driving the continuous development of the product road-map and new features. By using the PHP tool Composer, Pimcore can be easily and steadily kept up-to-date. We always ensure that new versions are downwards compatible to previous versions.
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