Comparing eComchain with Magento
Its not easy to pick one eCommerce platform that covers all your B2B or B2C requirements. eComchain has all the ingredients for a B2B2C storefont with multiple levels of personalizations for suppliers, distributors and dealers increasing the revenue for various levels of business.
Having said that, here’s a plain and simple comparison between eComchain and Magento.
|Multi-Site Management||Mapping sites to a registered domain can be done in 2 easy steps||Requires skilled technical resources to manage site configurations|
|Indexing||Indexes data automatically, admin monitoring not required||Indexing required to be done manually by the administrator|
|Extensions||All essential features provided out-of-the-box||Extensions, that are required, developed by 3rd party vendors, can be expensive|
|Templates||100s of templates, for various business verticals, that can be customized using Site Builder tool, no coding required||Not easy to deploy templates without technical assistance|
|Email Template||Option to add/edit all available email templates for standard functionalities such as Order Creation, User registration, Order Shipped using html editor||Each email template is created by a technical resource to be assigned to functionalities such as Order Creation, User Registration and others|
|Filters (Facets)||Built in catalog filters based on SKU and attributes using awared-winning SOLR application||Does not provide catalog filters out of the box|
|Multi-SKUs||Provides multi-sku attributes for a single product||Only single SKU product can be setup. Additional SKUs need to be added for a every new product id|
|Warehouses||Option to setup multiple warehouses for each product including Aisle and Bin info||There is no such feature available|
|Suppliers||Supplier information can be mapped to each product and Includes Low stock alerts sent to the associated suppliers||There is no such feature available|
|Staging and Production servers||Multiple servers allows Merchants to test the functionalities on the Demo server before migrating the changes to the PROD server in a single click||Changes need to be migrated to PROD server manually|
|Customization||Cloud-based solutions include new features deployed on a monthly basis||Customizations require full-time Magento developer(s)|
|Speed||Hosted on highly scalable AWS platform, as per business requirements||Magento Community edition under performs considerably. The enterprise edition is scalable at a min cost of US$25,000.00 annually.|
|Technical Skills||No full time developer or technical knowledge required to manage the site||Magento developers are required to develop and maintain the site, skilled developers are hard to find and expensive|