2018 IDC Marketscape for B2C Digital Commerce:
commercetools has been positioned in the Major Players category of the 2018 IDC MarketScape for B2C Digital Commerce. The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled B2C Digital Commerce Platforms 2018 Vendor Assessment aims to help organizations manage the “speed of change in B2C digital commerce.” – IDC MarketScape: Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled B2C Digital Commerce Platforms 2018 Vendor Assessment.
commercetools' strengths according to the report:
- API-first architecture: commercetools is one of the foremost vendors in terms of an API-first architecture, thereby allowing customers to deploy very granular functionality via commerce microservices. The microservices are scalable and allow customers to only purchase functionality they need.
- Fast deployment: Because commercetools' functionality is delivered through microservices, deployment time for testing and integration takes days, as opposed to weeks or months.
- Level of value: Interviewed customers rated commercetools highly in terms of "value delivered", relative to the price paid for the product.