Categories : All, Retail / E-commerce
Enterprise Magento Powered Online Store for Retailers – Epicor Software Corporation a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations introduced its new Epicor Retail Cross-Commerce offering a flexible, advanced ecommerce platform that enables retailers to personalize the shopping experience across channels to support increased revenue and customer loyalty. We have worked with the client as their Magento Ecommerce Consultant for Epicor’s cross-commerce product.
While e commerce has been utilized by retailers for many years, Epicor aims to offer a solution that bridges the gap between traditional e commerce and other sales channels enabling customers to interact and transact with their favorite retail brands in a seamless fashion that is integrated across all channels. Powered by the Enterprise Magento ECommerce Platform and integrated with Merchandising and Enterprise Selling, Cross-Commerce communicates with physical stores (Store POS), mobile devices, call center, kiosk and social media to improve engagement through personalized sales, targeted promotions, recommendation engines, contact centers etc.
|Operating System||Linux Cent OS,Apache Web Server, Multi-Server Architecture with Staging & Production environment through Version controlling releases Load Balancer, Apache optimization , security and SSL implementation, scheduler for backups, alert monitoring system integration,server performance tuning at regular intervals, software firewall configuration and maintenance,email server configuration etc.|
|Development Environment||PHP,Magento EE 1.13, Zend Framework, Jquery, Prototype.js, TFS,Ngnix,Solar Search Engine ,Third Payment Gateway Integration, Integration with Microsoft based home grown ERP system for Taxing,Billing & Accounting,Integration With Pos System Or Customer Orders etc.|
|Database||MY SQL,DB Clustering,DB Optimization, High Availability,Master –Slave Replication,Query optimization,Slow Query Optimization, scheduler for backups,Alert Monitoring System integration,Percona Server Integration etc.|
|Quality Assurance Testers||1|
For deployment we are using Linux Cent OS 6.0. We are also using MVC architecture.
The benefits of MVC are given below:
Cross-Commerce gives retailers the rich functionality along with complete flexibility and control to customize their online channels. Search engine optimization, catalog management and powerful marketing tools support the creation of websites providing a rich value added shopping experience for the customers and which can be tailored to meet the retailers’ unique business requirements. Integration with the Epicor Retail Suite enables retailers to drive more online traffic, transform store visitors into lucrative multi-channel shoppers and convert browsers into buyers across all the sales channels. Other exclusive features include a rich merchandising suite,dynamic rule-based product relations, persistent shopping, private sales, gift registry, gifting options, rewards points, merchandise credits and many more.
The Solution is highly scalable to accommodate high traffic volume and large product catalogs.Additionally, it is IDEAL to support retailers’ international expansion plans,supporting localization via support for native languages, multiple currencies and tax rates. Retailers can also benefit from the ability to launch mobile-optimized storefronts via a mobile HTML5 interface that supports iPhone, Android™ and Opera Mobile browsers.