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Whitepaper: Migrating from commercetools to Magento

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Migrating from Magento to commercetools

Magento® was released in 2008 as an open-source commerce platform with multi-store functionality and plugin extensibility. Fast-forward to current time, and the solution is now part of Adobe. Because of the complex nature and the strict architecture of the Magento platform, developers need to work with many different layers. For example, a rather trivial task such as building a custom promotion and displaying it in the frontend often takes backend developers a few days to implement.

commercetools, despite being relatively new to the market, has already been recognized in all three major analysts' reports (Gartner, Forrester, and IDC) for being a cloud-native, multi-tenant, headless commerce solution that enables auto-scaling and continuous updates. commercetools has a flexible API, which brands, merchants and system integrators can use as microservices. Today, commercetools is running major global brands around the world including AUDI, Bang & Olufsen, and EXPRESS.

To be successful in today's enterprise commerce landscape, brands and retailers must respond to the demands of modern consumers, which requires a commerce platform that's fast and agile. In this white paper, we look specifically at these two commerce vendors and suggest a strategy to move from Magento to commercetools.


About the White Paper

This white paper leads architects and their teams through the platform migration process from Magento to commercetools without disrupting the daily business or jeopardizing operations. You will learn which steps are necessary in the migration process, how to build a migration roadmap, how to migrate data, and how to deal with custom extensions and user interfaces.

The white paper includes:

  • Information about the problematic transition from Magento 1 to Magento 2
  • How brands and retailers benefit from commercetools' modern Cloud architecture
  • A six-step framework to help you plan and execute a successful migration
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