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Likelihood to Recommend

Apptha Marketplace

Apptha Marketplace has some good features, like data input through photos (happens quickly as well), but the interface on the website makes the process more confusing than it needs to be.
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IBM Digital Commerce

I think WebSphere Commerce is well suited for customers looking to sell products online that need robustness and scalability as a priority. It provides a complete order cycle out of the box, or you can integrate with your existing order fulfillment. Online shopping models like digital subscriptions or a marketplace are not well suited as it requires a lot of customization
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Feature Rating Comparison

Online Storefront

Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.2
Product catalog & listings
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
8.5
Product management
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5
Bulk product upload
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
9.0
Branding
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5
Mobile storefront
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
6.0
Product variations
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5
Website integration
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
8.5
Visual customization
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5
CMS
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
3.0

Online Shopping Cart

Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
8.7
Abandoned cart recovery
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
9.0
Checkout user experience
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
8.5

Online Payment System

Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5
eCommerce security
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5

eCommerce Marketing

Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
6.7
Promotions & discounts
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.0
Personalized recommendations
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
5.5
SEO
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5

eCommerce Business Management

Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.9
Multi-site management
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
8.5
Order processing
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
8.5
Inventory management
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
8.0
Shipping
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.0
Custom functionality
Apptha Marketplace
IBM Digital Commerce
7.5

Pros

  • Categorizes users well.
  • Cool software and interface for inputting documents (business cards).
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  • WebSphere Commerce Payment plugin integrates well with third party payment processors for credit card processing.
  • The in build promotion engine within WebSphere Commerce can handle different types of promotions that a business decides to set up for the customers.
  • WebSphere Commerce is a robust eCommerce processor for B2B and B2C channel.
  • Order Capture / Order Processing available within WebSphere Commerce is highly scalable.
  • The Contract module available within WebSphere Commerce is very suitable for B2B channel.
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Cons

  • The connection between the contact and "opportunity" is vague and difficult to initially understand. Perhaps each contact should simply have a comprehensive list called "measurable actions" which includes all calls, emails, voicemails, conversations, etc. to be cataloged.
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  • The e-Marketing spots contain content associated with marketing activities to target customer segment - needs some improvement. The algorithm to set up the priority of each of the Web Activity with in eMarketing spot is little bit confusing.
  • The catalog load can be simplified.
  • WebSphere Commerce is a huge application - someone needs to spend at least 5-6 years to learn about the whole application.
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Likelihood to Renew

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IBM Digital Commerce8.0
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We have the manpower resources to work in WebSphere Commerce. It is not very easy to get good WebSphere Commerce resources.
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Alternatives Considered

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Compared to some other software that our clients have considered, a lot of them choose WebSphere Commerce because of the ability to scale easily. Some of our customers are coming from a PHP based ecommerce platform that doesn't allow them to scale up and they're hitting the limit of their ecommerce system
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Return on Investment

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  • Performance/ highly scalable
  • Less down time
  • We process 100,000+ orders in a day during peak time
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Pricing Details

Apptha Marketplace

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details

IBM Digital Commerce

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Additional Pricing Details