Posts Tagged ‘Upgrade Platform’

5 Steps to Achieve PCI DSS Compliance in Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Meeting Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance can be very complex and costly. If you are not clear how to achieve PCI compliance in a hybrid cloud environment, this article will guide you through the key points and considerations to get you there. Firstly, there are various architectural options to choose from: […]

Upgrading to IBM WebSphere Commerce V9 – The Focal Points of a Complete Strategy

Almost all businesses that leverage IBM WebSphere Commerce are familiar with the development and operations (aka, “DevOps”) of a fully integrated and tailored digital commerce solution, including development, deployment, and operations. Today, some processes may be viewed as inhibitors to progress and agility. Platform updates often require planned outages, small features, and new enhancements. Upgrades […]

The IBM WebSphere Commerce V9 Mentality: More Than an Application

Companies on IBM WebSphere Commerce have long viewed new versions of the platform as incremental updates to the existing software and its features. Teams focused most of their efforts on how best to migrate existing implementations in their current state to the newest version of the platform and the migration itself was viewed as a […]

Are You Ready for Your IBM Commerce V9 Upgrade?

The buzz around IBM WebSphere Commerce V9 is here! IBM has introduced significant improvements to WebSphere Commerce by modernizing the platform to provide customers with increased flexibility and scalability while reducing the TCO of the implementation. IBM has modularized the architecture into loosely coupled components moving to a true platform of microservices. Gone are the […]

Four Steps to Prepare for Your Magento 2 Upgrade – Part 4

Moving to a major commerce platform release can be seen as a business growth strategy rather than a risk-avoidance strategy. Thoughtful planning of your upgrade will reduce cost, mitigate risk, and maintain business continuity so that the transition has minimal impact to the overall shopping experience and your bottom line. If you’re considering an upgrade […]

Four Steps to Prepare for Your Magento 2 Upgrade – Part 3

Once you have taken inventory of your existing Magento platform and reviewed Magento 2 templates, the next step involves evaluating your extensions. Simply put, extensions expand the native capabilities of the Magento platform. Launched in 2016, the Magento Marketplace offers carefully vetted extensions for your commerce platform. (Think of it as the “App Store” for […]

Four Steps to Prepare for Your Magento 2 Upgrade – Part 2

Successful engagement of your digital commerce customers means you need to deliver an experience that works well across all channels – especially in mobile. Why does the mobile experience matter? Here are just a couple of reasons: Mobile commerce grew 47% in 2016, significantly outpacing growth in traditional eCommerce and brick-and-mortar retail1 Google places more […]

Four Steps to Prepare for Your Magento 2 Upgrade – Part 1

If your existing digital commerce site runs on Magento 1.x, then the thought of upgrading may seem overwhelming. For merchants considering this upgrade, the inherent concern is that the transition comes at a higher price. However, with strategic and thoughtful planning of your move, you will reduce cost, mitigate risk, and maintain business continuity. This […]

Why Make the Move to Magento 2?

If you’re contemplating an upgrade to Magento 2, you’re not alone. Moving to a major commerce platform release can be seen as a business growth strategy rather than risk-avoidance. It’s no secret that the competitive stakes are high when it comes to digital commerce. More than 11% of retail shopping happens online.1 While in B2B, 68% […]

Upgrading to Magento 2? Here are 4 Steps to Prepare for Your Move

Upgrading your digital commerce site from Magento 1.x to Magento 2 may seem like a daunting task. However, the many benefits of this platform, including optimized web pages, accelerated response times, increased efficiency for backend operations, and more database flexibility and scalability, outweigh any perceived hurdles of making the switch. For merchants considering this upgrade, […]

Magento Imagine 2016: Magento 2 Panel Discussion

I had the chance to hear first-hand from Magento 2.0 Beta Merchants and their system integrator partners about their journey moving from Magento 1.x to Magento 2.0. In this session, they shared thoughts and ideas for how to prepare for a Magento 2.0 project, how key improvements in the platform helped their companies, and gave […]