Elastic Path vs. Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Elastic Path
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Elastic Path is a privately held company that provides an enterprise level Java ecommerce platform. It is meant to integrate with many commonly used content management systems, like Adobe Marketing Cloud, OpenText, and Hippo.N/A
Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce) provides companies with a platform to manage, personalize, and optimize the commerce experience across every touch point and across the customer journey. ACC is built on Magento Commerce Pro and is integrated with Adobe Experience Manager. It was originally developed as an open-source eCommerce content management solution by Varien, Inc. Varien was acquired by eBay in…N/A
Pricing
Elastic PathAdobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Elastic PathAdobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsMust contact sales team for pricing.
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Community Pulse
Elastic PathAdobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Elastic PathAdobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
Online Storefront
Comparison of Online Storefront features of Product A and Product B
Elastic Path
7.6
1 Ratings
1% below category average
Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
6.7
33 Ratings
13% below category average
Product catalog & listings7.01 Ratings7.132 Ratings
Product management5.01 Ratings7.133 Ratings
Bulk product upload6.01 Ratings7.928 Ratings
Branding7.01 Ratings7.129 Ratings
Mobile storefront7.01 Ratings5.231 Ratings
Product variations8.01 Ratings7.231 Ratings
Website integration10.01 Ratings8.131 Ratings
Visual customization10.01 Ratings6.133 Ratings
CMS8.01 Ratings4.332 Ratings
Online Shopping Cart
Comparison of Online Shopping Cart features of Product A and Product B
Elastic Path
7.0
1 Ratings
8% below category average
Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
5.6
32 Ratings
30% below category average
Abandoned cart recovery7.01 Ratings6.127 Ratings
Checkout user experience7.01 Ratings5.232 Ratings
Online Payment System
Comparison of Online Payment System features of Product A and Product B
Elastic Path
8.0
1 Ratings
4% below category average
Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
7.2
32 Ratings
14% below category average
eCommerce security8.01 Ratings7.232 Ratings
eCommerce Marketing
Comparison of eCommerce Marketing features of Product A and Product B
Elastic Path
9.7
1 Ratings
26% above category average
Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
6.7
31 Ratings
11% below category average
Promotions & discounts9.01 Ratings8.131 Ratings
Personalized recommendations10.01 Ratings5.128 Ratings
SEO10.01 Ratings7.028 Ratings
eCommerce Business Management
Comparison of eCommerce Business Management features of Product A and Product B
Elastic Path
8.4
1 Ratings
8% above category average
Adobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
6.8
33 Ratings
13% below category average
Multi-site management9.01 Ratings7.227 Ratings
Order processing9.01 Ratings7.232 Ratings
Inventory management7.01 Ratings7.132 Ratings
Shipping8.01 Ratings7.130 Ratings
Custom functionality9.01 Ratings5.332 Ratings
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User Ratings
Elastic PathAdobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
(2 ratings)
7.1
(41 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.0
(1 ratings)
9.8
(8 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
Online Training
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(0 ratings)
8.0
(2 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Elastic PathAdobe Commerce (Magento Commerce)
Likelihood to Recommend
Elastic Path
Elastic path is a cost-effectively product which bring the advanced capabilities to enable business to drive a better customer experience. The ecommerce solution is very clean and it is built heavily using open source tools.Elastic path ecommerce is definitely a strong competitor which would fit for any retailers / telco's .
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Adobe
Ultimately, if a company is looking for a solid industry-known E-Commerce system, Magento Commerce does exactly what it's intended to do. The headaches start when your company wants to start getting granular in customizations of the platform to meet specific business needs (which every company eventually has). This becomes a major issue down the road when trying to upgrade said customizations as the core software updates.
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Pros
Elastic Path
  • Easy for non-Java programmers to understand
  • Comes with a lot of built-in functionality
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Adobe
  • Magento Commerce Cloud allows us to develop our own custom solutions for problems that we need solved.
  • Magento Commerce Cloud can also be integrated with many of the third part vendors that we use. This has made many implementations go very smoothly and tends to be much quicker than developing our own custom solution.
  • There are many features available right out of the box. Many of them we have not implemented yet, but it is great to have them available to us when we are ready.
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Cons
Elastic Path
  • Product management tool should be assesible over web.
  • Versioning of catalog items would a nice feature to have.
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Adobe
  • The platform is difficult to tune and can be slow. Even with expensive best in class hardware the platform performance can be an issue. Even with caching poor coding can lead to unacceptable performance and user experiences.
  • The total cost of ownership for the platform can be quite high as a great deal of technical expertise is required to modify, develop, troubleshoot and maintain the platform. The costs of initial development are only a down payment on what a Magento store will cost. For mid size companies with substantial web revenues this can be overcome for smaller businesses the total cost of ownership may be prohibitive.
  • Security of the platform can be an issue. Magento is often targeted by hackers and much of the security is the responsibility of the store owner.
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Likelihood to Renew
Elastic Path
Team now has skill using Elastic Path
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Adobe
Magento is well-supported by a big development team at eBay, which not only addresses bug reports very quickly, but also is constantly working on improvements to the platform. The wealth of Magento third party modules ensures that the platform will be up to date with future changes to
Payment or ERP systems.
Security is always a concern and with the Zend framework as a foundation, Magento has had very few security-related patches since I have started to work with it
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Usability
Elastic Path
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Adobe
Magento offers lots of templates and themes to customize the look and feel of the store, and even optimize it for mobile phones. The have an extensive library of forms and templates.
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Support Rating
Elastic Path
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Adobe
The technical service was impeccable. They were on point and were very knowledgeable.
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Online Training
Elastic Path
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Adobe
Great value for an flexible, open source platform.
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Alternatives Considered
Elastic Path
As a system integrator here are my thoughts -- Elastic path is one of best ecommerce tools, which would fit any retailer/ telcos business needs. The software architecture is well thought through and it is built with open source tools, the Ecommerce application is easily extensible and it enables clients to get there E-commerce application in less time. We have evaluated other products like ATG ecommerce, WCS, Magento. Elastic path is definitely a briliant ecommerce product which I would recommend to any clients.
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Adobe
Magento scales much better than any of the other software when it comes to very large e-commerce websites. But all the other options are more user-friendly for smaller sites as there is a bit of a learning curve in learning to manage Magento. Customization is better along with WooCommerce and OpenCart as self-hosted solutions vs. BigCommerce and Shopify which are hosted. Magento should be the first choice for large, extensive e-commerce solutions,but for smaller stores, I would recommend the others first.
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Return on Investment
Elastic Path
  • The positive impact was quick development time
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Adobe
  • Magento definitely lets us get a return on our investment. Because we have developers who can customize Magento to our needs, we have been able to create a beautiful and effective website, run promotions, and serve up customized product display pages that are effective and beautifully branded.
  • Magento has also caused a lot of time to be invested in doing something that seems simple, but without a lot of knowledge, end up taking far more time than could otherwise be better-spent.
  • We have had to outsource some of our development work due to Magento being developer-focused rather than marketer/merchandiser-focused. I've used other website management software that is comparable to Magento's capabilities but is far easier to use, that even someone like me (with basic HTML/CSS skills) can customize the front-end without requiring a back-end developer to intervene.
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