Top 10 Highlights at Pimcore in 2022

This year has been exciting for Pimcore, full of change and effort, which did not go unnoticed.

Enabling you to 'own the digital world’ motivates us to put passion into our data management platform. Pimcore consolidates the best features of PIM, MDM, DAM, CDP, DXP/CMS, and digital commerce into a centralized framework, evolving how you can meet modern business requirements. 

Pimcore’s efforts have not gone unrecognized, so let us recall the past months together. We present the recap of the Pimcore Highlights in 2022:

 

What are the new features and technical improvements released in 2022? 

Pimcore managed to roll out three major releases this year. With all of them going live in Q3 2022, the organization reached an important milestone in its journey. 

Let’s head back to July when Pimcore Experience Portal 2.3.0 was released with awaited features, a guest login, and the possibility to set up portals without a user logging in. The core idea behind it was to open portals for business partners involved in the respective processes. Pimcore Experience Portal 2.3.0 also comes along with a variety of technical improvements.  

The release of Pimcore 10.4 and 10.5 versions are paying more attention to User Interface (UI) Features next to more developments on the technical side. 

While refining the SaaS offering, Pimcore Managed to increase its level of cloud readiness tremendously. The improvements include massive performance and traffic optimizations for asset trees in the backend, which benefit Pimcore regarding cloud deployment. 

Switching over to GitHub, the Pimcore community has been growing, and the contribution is genuinely breathtaking. Together with you, a whopping 1867 pull requests have been created this year. Thank you for all the contributions, reports, and ideas you brought in! 

Industry Analyst Recommendations

Starting in early summer, Pimcore is thrilled to be named a “Customers’ Choice” for Master Data Management (MDM) platform for the second consecutive year. As consumer demand continues to shift, Pimcore has proven to be the perfect solution partner for top-notch companies willing to elevate their data management strategies, execution, and outcomes with best-in-class technology. Based on 87 Gartner-verified customer reviews, Pimcore scored 4.6 out of 5 possible stars. 

The highlights continue, and Pimcore is recognized in Gartner Peer Insights™ as “Strong Performer” based on continuous positive ratings: 

  • 90 % of customers are willing to recommend Pimcore   

  • 55 % of reviewers came from companies with $1B+ in revenue 

  • Pimcore received reviews and ratings from the manufacturing, education, government, healthcare, services, transportation, and construction industries.   

  • Pimcore received feedback from North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.   

Interested in what customers are saying about Pimcore? Visit the Gartner Peer Insights


The best validation to receive is directly from customers. According to G2 statistics, 92% of prospects will only purchase from a supplier with a trust badge on their website or logo.The organization has received the E-commerce platform, Web Content Management, Digital Asset Management, Master Data Management (MDM), Product Information Management (PIM), and Data Mapping badges from G2 for all seasons this year. More than 100,000 customers believe in Pimcore platforms and have incorporated them into their digital transformation projects. A standing ovation for the community, who put their trust in Pimcore!   

Pimcore closes $12M Series B Funding 

One of the most important highlights for Pimcore in 2022 has been closing a $12M Series B deal led by Nordwind Growth to expand the enterprise’s open-source data and experience management platform globally. 

We have identified an incredible need for more flexible and connected data solutions for global enterprises. We strongly believe that control over intellectual property and software belongs in the hands of our customers and partners. That’s why we have developed our technology to be completely free of any license costs,” says Dietmar Rietsch, CEO of Pimcore. “Our open-source model is unprecedented among product data management and experience management vendors, and we are excited to use this funding to supercharge those capabilities for enterprises around the world.” 

Event Highlights at Pimcore 

After a two-year-long absence of in-person events due to the pandemic, Pimcore finally made it back on stage. Together with over 230+ attendees and 83+ partners, the Pimcore Mountain Summit recently took place in the Austrian mountains. Fueled by creative ideas and interactive sessions, important Pimcore announcements rounded out the exciting day. Pimcore was also delighted to present its awards in person again. Congratulations to this year’s Pimcore Awards winners: 

1.       Partner of the Year: Netformic 

2.       Enterprise Integrator of the Year: Datasolution 

3.       Award for the Most Valuable Pimconaut: Sebastian Blank  

4.       Data Hero of the Year: Basecom  

5.       Experience of the Year: Melbye Scandinavia (implemented by ateles)  

6.       Customer of the Year: Gabor (implemented by elements)  

 Pimcore was also present at the Online-Marketing-Rockstar Conference (OMR) and the Digital Marketing Exposition & Conference (DMEXCO) in Germany. As a result, Pimconauts were able to exchange creative ideas with other attendees and gain firsthand insights into the latest marketing industry trends at these major festivals. 

Pimcore has been growing by more than 200% in 2022 

In 2022, Pimcore increased its crew size by more than 200%, which led to the decision to look for a larger spaceship. Luckily, an appropriate one was found just before the most recent Pimconauts arrived. The new environment serves as an ideal meeting point for companions, as many Pimconauts work remotely. Those organizational changes ultimately provide more flexibility in choosing the time and location to fulfill their duties. We are equally excited for the journey ahead as Pimcore will not stop growing – stay tuned! 

Curious about joining the spaceship? Check out open vacancies at Pimcore


Let us end this fulminant year with some final words from Pimcore CEO Dietmar Rietsch: 

“All the highlights would not have been possible without YOU! We sincerely want to thank you, the community, and the partners, for all the great collaborations, feedback, and responses throughout the year – you rock! 🚀  We hope you had an amazing year 2022 and wish you & your family a great festive season and a happy new year!” 
Bastian Zechmeister
  • Marketing Manager
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