-> Competitive Advantage?
-> 24 hour Store Front?
-> Expanding your potential marketplace to millions of users on the Internet?
Choosing Right E-Commerce Solution for your business
A complete e-commerce solution integrates several technologies and/or processes as inventory management systems, supply chain management, automated data collection systems, internet marketing, electronic funds transfer, online transaction processing, electronic data interchange (EDI), and more. The transaction’s life-cycle typically touches internet (minimal in all the cases), emails, mobile devices and in advanced integration even other software (e.g. CRM ) , telephone (IVR) and fax as well. There are various shopping cart software packages available today in the market offering various feature set and compatible with several programming languages such as ASP.NET, PHP, Perl, Coldfusion, Java, AJAX etc. Some of the shopping cart software packages are extensible through a third-party application. Most popular E-Commerce solutions are -
Magento (www.magentocommerce.com) - The Magento eCommerce platform serves more than 110,000 merchants worldwide and is supported by a global ecosystem of solution partners and third-party developers. Magento is a feature-rich, open-source, enterprise-class platform that offers merchants a high degree of flexibility and control over the user experience, catalog, content and functionality of their online store.
Drupal (www.drupal.org) - Drupal is an open source content management platform beside websites\applications powering e-commerce platform as well. Drupal e-commerce includes core modules and several features such as create taxes, charges and discounts, subscriptions and recurring payments, receive donations, sell file downloads, shippable items, bundles or on-the-fly customizable products, shipping plugins, reports and sales summaries and more.
X-Cart (www.x-cart.com) - This software is ideal for software developers looking for a quality PHP shopping cart program at a reasonable price or a retail sales company looking for a faster turnaround. X-Cart is template based software with open source code that allows developers to customize the look & feel, functionality and business logic of the shopping cart. Web-based administrator area and installation wizard make setup and maintenance of the shopping cart as easy as point and click. The code is optimized for smooth performance with up to 20,000 products however software optimization allows X-Cart to run with up to 500, 000 products.
Zen Cart (www.zen-cart.com) - This is LAMP (PHP & MySQL) based online store management system that supports numerous languages and currencies, and it is freely available under the GNU General Public License. Zen Cart branched from osCommerce as a separate project in 2003. Beyond some aesthetic changes, the major differences between the two systems come from Zen Cart's architectural changes (for example, a template system) and additional included features in the core.
Ubercart (www.ubercart.org) - Ubercart is specifically designed for selling things like file downloads event registrations, website access passes and event tickets, rather than physical products. This software fully integrates online store with Drupal CMS. Drupal users may feel comfortable choosing this platform and themes to customize their shop with, but if you’re not a Drupal user, we suggest choosing a platform that’s a little more straightforward.
VirtueMart (www.virtuemart.net) - VirtueMart is an Open Source E-Commerce solution to be used together with Joomla! CMS. Joomla! and VirtueMart are written in PHP and this too can be used in LAMP stack (PHP/MySQL environments). It let customers buy things and create an account, add addresses and access their order history etc. Multiple languages and currencies, and unlimited products and categories are supported with this platform as well. 2.5 million people have downloaded VirtueMart so far.
An online E-commerce solution can help increase your sales by 40% as it offers your customers an opportunity to purchase any time of the day or night without stepping out of their home or office!
According to a reputed market research company statista the worldwide B2C e-commerce sales are expected to reach 820.5 billion U.S. dollars. There are other stunning data too - Online Shopping - statistics and facts
ATI is a leader in the development and integration of E-Commerce Solutions and no matter what kind business model you have, we can propose you a profitable commerce that will work for you and your company. By providing e-commerce website development, we offer a variety of shopping cart solutions and online store packages ranging from simple product catalogs and shopping carts to advanced features like online payment, inventory management and order tracking features. We can help create virtual malls where a number of stores can sell their wares online. In addition, we also integrate the services offered by merchant account providers, affiliate marketing integration, digital certificate and shipping service providers.
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