AspDotNetStorefront vs. Optimizely Configured Commerce

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AspDotNetStorefront
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
AspDotNetStorefront is an eCommerce platform with multistore, multichannel, and multi device capabilities.N/A
Optimizely Configured Commerce
Score 6.8 out of 10
N/A
Optimizely Configured Commerce is a headless SaaS Commerce platform built to deliver outcomes for B2B vendors.N/A
Pricing
AspDotNetStorefrontOptimizely Configured Commerce
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AspDotNetStorefrontOptimizely Configured Commerce
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeRequired
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
AspDotNetStorefrontOptimizely Configured Commerce
Online Storefront
Comparison of Online Storefront features of Product A and Product B
AspDotNetStorefront
8.7
1 Ratings
12% above category average
Optimizely Configured Commerce
7.4
12 Ratings
4% below category average
Product catalog & listings8.01 Ratings7.312 Ratings
Product management8.01 Ratings8.012 Ratings
Bulk product upload10.01 Ratings7.612 Ratings
Branding7.01 Ratings7.111 Ratings
Mobile storefront8.01 Ratings7.69 Ratings
Product variations8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Website integration10.01 Ratings7.511 Ratings
Visual customization9.01 Ratings6.910 Ratings
CMS10.01 Ratings7.112 Ratings
Online Shopping Cart
Comparison of Online Shopping Cart features of Product A and Product B
AspDotNetStorefront
8.0
1 Ratings
5% above category average
Optimizely Configured Commerce
8.2
11 Ratings
7% above category average
Abandoned cart recovery7.01 Ratings8.110 Ratings
Checkout user experience9.01 Ratings8.211 Ratings
Online Payment System
Comparison of Online Payment System features of Product A and Product B
AspDotNetStorefront
10.0
1 Ratings
18% above category average
Optimizely Configured Commerce
8.7
12 Ratings
4% above category average
eCommerce security10.01 Ratings8.712 Ratings
eCommerce Marketing
Comparison of eCommerce Marketing features of Product A and Product B
AspDotNetStorefront
9.0
1 Ratings
17% above category average
Optimizely Configured Commerce
7.2
12 Ratings
5% below category average
Promotions & discounts10.01 Ratings7.210 Ratings
Personalized recommendations9.01 Ratings7.312 Ratings
SEO8.01 Ratings7.111 Ratings
eCommerce Business Management
Comparison of eCommerce Business Management features of Product A and Product B
AspDotNetStorefront
10.0
1 Ratings
24% above category average
Optimizely Configured Commerce
7.7
12 Ratings
2% below category average
Order processing10.01 Ratings8.212 Ratings
Inventory management10.01 Ratings7.211 Ratings
Shipping10.01 Ratings8.210 Ratings
Custom functionality10.01 Ratings7.311 Ratings
Multi-site management00 Ratings7.48 Ratings
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User Ratings
AspDotNetStorefrontOptimizely Configured Commerce
Likelihood to Recommend
10.0
(1 ratings)
6.4
(12 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.1
(12 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.4
(12 ratings)
User Testimonials
AspDotNetStorefrontOptimizely Configured Commerce
Likelihood to Recommend
Vortx
If you need a tool to manage a website, this is a good place to start. If you aren't ready for something of this caliber it might not be meant for your business. It's a stepping stone and you need to be ready to learn and it may require a bit more attention.
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Optimizely
The eCommerce catalog side has a lot of benefits to it and has been much easier to work with and customize than the CMS side. It is this integration and using both for a branded marketing website that has the user journey from browsing and leading into the eCommerce side that has been the bigger challenge, outside of the overall stability of the releases with the bugs we have encountered. I think the solution is well suited if you are mainly a catalog site. We, however, sell machinery and solutions that are not sold via the eCommerce site and we need to showcase them on the website. However, we have a core industrial catalog of consumable products that support the machine and solutions purchases which are very well suited for the eCommerce catalog. It is the CMS/Catalog integration that has caused a need for more customizations to the platform and as a result increased costs to maintain, lowering our overall ROI from the solution. We are also a bit hamstrung by having to rely on our development partner to make changes that our digital agency is better suited to do for us in the CMS. It is requiring extra cost and resources as a result. If more functionality could be surfaced, it would be much better.
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Pros
Vortx
  • Tons of reporting tools
  • Easy to navigate
  • Multiple user profiles
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Optimizely
  • Integration Jobs/Connections - Providing a good out-of-the-box solution to hook into ERPs and common endpoints.
  • Design and Development Partner Network to work with - If you have customizations in mind, the Optimizely partner network will give you the chance to find a suitable partner to meet your needs.
  • Good layout/flow/settings breakdown - There are a lot of "redundant" settings, but the more management access, the better.
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Cons
Vortx
  • Not everyone can navigate easily without training
  • Some reports can be fairly large and take lots of time to download
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Optimizely
  • Need the ability to look at more of our user data
  • Need the ability to refresh our sandbox environment with production data in quicker, more efficient ways
  • Classic CMS is very limited in ways end users like myself can edit widget content
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Usability
Vortx
No answers on this topic
Optimizely
Quite flexible and easy to use for daily marketing user tasks, like updating page listings, promotions, and copy. More in-depth tasks like managing product attributes, rearranging product taxonomy placement, and CMS editing are not user-friendly and require a careful and detailed process to follow.
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Support Rating
Vortx
No answers on this topic
Optimizely
It's a mixed bag. The team has been very nice, but there has been an underlying feeling of condescension because we have complained or "caused trouble" over the inadequacy of the CMS component. Also, support for modifications or UI changes has been terribly slow. Understandably, COVID has made life hard for everyone, but there is an expectation that we complete our work immediately, but their team will "put it in queue" when we have a request or find a bug. Further, we certainly feel that we were sold a list of capabilities that we have not seen come to fruition. Finally, the change of ownership 3 times (Insite -> Epi -> Opti) over our implementation period has been both confusing and disruptive.
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Alternatives Considered
Vortx
More customization and ability to work with web designers make it an easy tool to manage projects and promote growth of your store front. It may not be as user friendly as others but it has more flexibility by far.
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Optimizely
I was not very involved with this process. It has been 3 years since we made a decision and I can't even remember the name of the other companies we were considering. I was in a different role then so I was less involved with the eCommerce department. I do remember really liking the people we were working with. That played a huge role in our selection since we would be working with them for years on the site.
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Return on Investment
Vortx
  • Easy to use customer service tools
  • Invaluable reporting abilities
  • Tier users makes it easy to manage employees
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Optimizely
  • Automation of updates and integration with ERP has saved time and provides reliable data for the website in sync with ERP
  • Integration with external PIM has saved time and provides reliable sync with content data for the website. Changes and improvements have been slow and difficult.
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ScreenShots

Optimizely Configured Commerce Screenshots

Screenshot of Promotions and RecommendationsScreenshot of Multisite ManagementScreenshot of Customer-specific PricingScreenshot of Catalog and Content ManagementScreenshot of Cart and Checkout