In recognition of the platform’s incredible growth and performance, Magento today announced that they been named a leader in Gartner’s2017 Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce report. In the report, Gartner placed 21 eCommerce platforms within a particular quadrant of their ranking metric model, based on their ability to execute and completeness of their vision.
According to the report, Magento is a Leader based on its “increasingly growing and flexible Commerce platform that is used in many verticals and by companies of various sizes across many countries”. Strengths of Magento that were highlighted in the report were its flexibility, its pricing model with license costs below those of many competitors, plus its speed and architectural improvements.
“This recognition underlines Magento’s ability to create unique and engaging shopping experiences.” said Karl Norman, CEO of eWave. “Rich out-of-the-box functionality, an unlimited ability to customise, and seamless third-party integrations empower thousands of retailers, brands, and businesses to rapidly innovate and grow their businesses. That’s why Magento is a global leader in digital commerce.”
The world’s leading brands use Magento to launch their global commerce operations, and rely on Magento to create customer experiences that distinguish them from competitors. Magento is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of B2B and B2C merchants, with more than 60% of Magento merchants using the platform to sell to both businesses and direct to consumers. Canon, an eWave client, use Magento to drive their B2B and B2C operations –read their case study here.
“In an age where successful commerce hinges on a company’s ability to rapidly innovate and deliver exceptional customer experiences across channels, Magento’s open, flexible and scalable platform has unleashed new potential for Canon Australia,” said Aman Bhalla, head of Digital Commerce, Canon Oceania. “With Magento’s industry-leading products and unparalleled ecosystem, we have created experiences that enable consumers and businesses to buy and experience Canon in the manner that suits them best, whenever and wherever they are. We have seen record breaking months since launch and the platform allows us to exceed customers’ expectations and build on Canon’s 80-year heritage of quality and trust.”
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