What are some alternatives?
When comparing Strapi and Directus, you can also consider the following products
Contentful - You don't need another CMS. You need a better way to manage content — unified, structured, and ready to deploy to any digital channel.
WordPress - WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
Prismic - prismic.io is a web software you can use to manage content in any kind of website or app. API-driven.
Ghost - Ghost is a fully open source, adaptable platform for building and running a modern online publication. We power blogs, magazines and journalists from Zappos to Sky News.
Sanity.io - Sanity.io a platform for structured content that comes with an open-source editor that you can customize with React.js.
GraphCMS - The GraphQL Headless CMS