It’s hard to find a folk in eCommerce world that had never heard about Magento. This open source, feature-rich platform boosts revenue for the most powerful corporations and brands around the globe. Coca Cola, Ford Accessories, Land Rover, Jaguar, Olympus, Christian Louboutin, Nike, Nine West, Sisley Paris, Helly Hansen, Venroy, Oliver Sweeney, Bjorn Borg, Huawei, Alcatel, Chopard, Bulgari. There are 236 904 live Magento stores that are leading in top 10K, 100K and 1M sites.
Why enterprises choose Magento? When comparing Magento to other platforms it becomes clear.
Magento allows to save high performance with high traffic and large supplies. It handles up to 4M page requests and 50K orders PER HOUR, easily operating with up to 500 000 SKUs.
Also it makes your eCommerce store more attractive for search engines.
Scalability and flexibility
Another prominent for large companies and fast-growing online businesses feature is scalability. Magento is scale out-of-the-box so it allow handling sudden or seasonal spikes in demand for peak (holiday) seasons that is vital for eCommerce as 78% shoppers use internet for holiday research. Magento allows rapid changes in price and other product data
Magento flexibility empower organizations to expand globally in a fast and efficient way.
Magento has a lower cost of ownership than other platforms. Magento Community Edition is absolutely free but it requires developer implementation. Also you can host this open source solution on your own servers that provides you to control of your web-hosting and back-ending processes costs. Meanwhile, Magento Enterprise Edition price starts from $1 250.00/month. But for this price you receive complex solution with flexible feature set that allows you to manage and merchandise your site easily.
Magento provides deployment in any environment and flawless integration with 3rd party (logistics, warehouse management, fulfillment, inventory management, ERP) systems.
And it’s not only due to a wealth of ready-to-use extensions on Magento Marketplace, like integrations with Zendesk, Mailchimp, WordPress, Salesforce, Amazon, eBay. Flexible Magento’s application programming interface (API) allows implementing integration with various ERP (Microsoft Dynamics AX, SAP, NetSuite, etc ) and CRM Solutions like (Salesforce, Zoho, OroCRM, etc) systems and even custom solutions., even custom solutions.
Magento works great for B2C and for B2B. And below there are just some of them: