Features & Benefits: Operate with Confidence
Shoppers have high expectations for the brands that they engage with – from high performance, to security, to innovative interactions. Run your commerce operations with the confidence that you will be able to meet and exceed those expectations.
Magento consists of the core product code as well as optional components that enhance or replace the core product code. Magento’s architecture allows for enhancements by letting you develop your own component. Learn more here.
Magento Marketplace is the official store for Magento extensions and themes and now includes thousands of extensions that have been tested and vetted by Magento’s extension quality team. Learn more here.
Quickly extend the functionality of your store with 3rd party extensions built right into the Magento application. Benefit from easy access to important functionality with a consistent user experience.
Full page caching and global content delivery
Accelerate site performance using the built-in integration with Fastly’s content delivery network (CDN) based on Varnish. Write custom rules to handle web requests using Varnish Configuration Language (VCL) and use the Fastly extension for Magento to manage all aspects of caching and content delivery. The Fastly CDN is also used to provide DDoS protection by helping isolate direct access to the origin servers.
Built on Fastly’s CDN, Fastly Image Optimization (IO) allows our customers to transform and serve images at the edge, closer to their users, without impacting the origin server. With IO merchants see significant performance improvements – drastically increased page speeds and reduced image weight.
Optimize front-end performance
Optimize back-end performance
Archive orders after a configurable time period to increase store performance. Use the included Magento Performance Toolkit to measure and optimize site speed. Asynchronously process tasks for enhanced performance using a Rabbit MQ job queue framework. Enable large teams of Admin users to make concurrent order and product updates.
High availability (available on Pro plan only)
Enterprise grade reliability and availability with 99.99% service availability guarantee and a high availability architecture. This is enabled by three application environment instances for each Pro customer which provides higher resiliency against events that may cause a single instance to fail (e.g. outage of entire AWS availability zone or data center).
Server environment isolation
The Magento Commerce architecture is designed to provide a highly secure environment. Each customer is deployed into their own isolated server environment, separated from other customers.
Magento Commerce is PCI certified as a Level 1 Solution Provider, so any merchants using Magento Commerce can use Magento’s PCI Attestation of Compliance to aid their own PCI certification process.
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The frequent release cycle of the Magento Commerce delivers continuous infrastructure improvements and functionality enhancements. Quickly and regularly enjoy automated security patching, performance improvements, and developer experience innovation.
Development & deployment tools
Magento Commerce offers out-of-the-box tools to easily develop and deploy your store to Magento’s cloud infrastructure. These tools and UI enable agile and rapid development and testing, encourage good development practices (e.g. testing early and often), reduces dependencies for your engineering team or partner, and removes dependencies on a sys-admin for making updates/changes to your site.
Magento offers up to 8 or up to 3 integration environments which can be rapidly spun up, merged, cloned and torn down to aid development and testing. These integration environments work seamlessly with staging and production environments for your live store.
Performance monitoring & testing
NewRelic Application Performance Management (APM) Pro and Blackfire Enterprise come pre-integrated with Magento Commerce. NewRelic APM Pro provides detailed performance metrics for the Magento application. Blackfire allows developers to write and automate performance tests which can then be used to debug site performance issues.
Proactive monitoring and scaling
Magento Commerce comes with proactive monitoring of the entire server environment to watch for service outages, proactive scaling of production site server resources during unexpected surge events, alerts and notifications for customers during such events, and proactive site availability monitoring and notification for customers through our support ticketing system.
Technical account management
All new Magento customers get dedicated help from a Technical Account Manager (TAMs) who is the primary point of contact at Magento for the technical implementation team – be that an in-house group or a Solution Partner. TAMs assist the implementation team in designing their customization strategy and planning.
Magento Services offers paid engagements to help technical implementation teams get started with customization efforts and get familiarized with the deployment process on Magento Commerce. The Magento Services team will set the partner up for success by coaching the client through the requirements of developing on Magento Commerce and validate the projects’ progress through specific gate checks during critical phases of the implementation.
Magento U is simply the fastest, easiest and most credible way for you to get comfortable using the Magento platform. Whether you prefer a structured classroom setting, online training with a certified professional, or prefer learning at your own speed with our on-demand option, Magento provides the training you need to succeed. All of our courses are developed and delivered by Magento experts, giving you unprecedented access to some of the most talented Magento users.
There are many other core features in Magento Commerce around promotions and pricing, search engine optimization, content management, catalog management, checkout, payments, business intelligence, shipping, inventory and order management, customer service, loyalty, customer accounts, global sites, security, performance, and cloud deployment. Check out our full Feature List or our detailed user guide.