B2C Magento eCommerce store for network supplies

Categories : All, Case Study, Retail / E-commerce

Client Requirement


The client is one of the pioneer telecom group companies of the USA and they serve the US Military. The company also sells the network supplies like adapters, antennas, enclosures, wireless systems, power supplies and switches, to name a few. The client requirement is to develop Magento eCommerce store for network supplies and migration of the products and database from his old osCommerce website to new Magento website.

Client required the following:

  • osCommerce to Magento migration
  • Product and Database Migration from old site to new site
  • Customized theme
  • Alphabetical product listing
  • Manufacturer based product filter and listing
  • Wire transfer payment integration
  • Similar look and feel of all the websites
  • Multilingual sites on one set up for different countries

Project Challenges

Magento web development for telecom company is not easy. While developing an eCommerce store for this telecom group company, there were a few things which were difficult to implement. Some of them include:

  • Handling the large volume of data, managing it and migrating it to Magento was not so easy.
  • Understanding the architecture and handling multiple sites from one set up was difficult too.
  • Multiple language for the multiple countries with the same look and feel was no easy.
  • Creating a separate home page for navigation to all sites is tough too.
  • Integrating Wire transfer, the new payment method was tough too, as it has the customized shipping process.
  • Customizing the design and setting it with different resolutions based on UI was difficult.
  • Making a website which such large volume of data mobile friendly was hard too.

Technologies Used

Operating System & Server Management Red Hat Linux OS, Multi-Server Architecture with Staging & Production Environment through Version Controlling releases, Server Optimization, Security & SSL Implementation, Scheduler for Back-ups, Alert Monitoring System Integration, Server Performance Tuning at regular intervals, Software Firewall Configuration & Maintenance
Development Tools & Environments PHP5+, Magento Enterprise Edition 1.14.2, Zend Framework, Apache/NGINX Web Server, AJAX, Java Script, HTML5, CSS3 etc
Database MYSQL Database Server, DB Clustering, DB Optimization, Master Slave Replication, Query Optimization, Scheduler for Backups


Project Leader 1
Developers 2
Designers 2
Quality Assurance Tester 2


All the planning for the Online telecom products store development has been has been done keeping in mind keeping in mind the exact needs and requirements of client.

    • Database migration has been an integral part of the project and all the data was migrated from osCommerce to Magento.
    • Products were divided into the categories and they were categorized on the basis of manufacturers and best sellers as well.
    • The entire eCommerce website was developed keeping in mind the customers from multiple countries.
    • Wire transfer payment integration was done so that once the customer places the order; a DHI representative shall call the customer with shipping options.


Architecture MVC

This eCommerce website required MVC three-tier architecture like other Magento eCommerce stores; in which the tree tiers are presentation (MVC), service and data access layer. The service and data access layers are behind the MVC controller.

Development Highlights

Some of the project highlights include:

    • osCommerce to Magento migration
    • ‘Ask question about product’ feature on product detailed page
    • ‘Notify me when price drops’ option for all products
    • ‘Subscribe for back in stock’ for every product
    • Project was successfully completed in around 2 months
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