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Compare OroCommerce to Magento 2 B2B Module

Is OroCommerce better than Magento? Choosing the right B2B eCommerce platform is massively important, as it will determinate how you are able to respond to ongoing changes in the industry. There are multiple things you will need to take into consideration before choosing a B2B eCommerce platform to suit the demands of your business.

While Magento is a B2C oriented platform, OroCommerce is a platform fully designed for B2B software and is fantastic for both medium to enterprise-level businesses. OroCommerce is built for brands with out-of-the-box B2B capabilities and features, with powerful reporting, excellent customisation, localisation and ground-breaking segmentation.

As a B2B focused platform, OroCommerce offers powerful all-in-one eCommerce and CRM integration with a flexible B2B workflow and B2B role structure.

Why Magento’s B2B Extension Cannot Compete with OroCommerce**

Not only is Magento purposely designed for B2C use, but it also isn’t ideal if you’re looking for an all-in-one platform with calendar management, multi-users and third-party plugins or add-ons.

The chart below offers a quick comparison between OroCommerce and Magento 2 features and showcases which B2B capabilities are provided out of the box.

OroCommerce Enterprise Edition Magento 2 Enterprise Edition
(B2B Module)
License Cost $45k – $250k $22k – $400k*
Fully integrated CRM solution Yes No
Support for multiple corporate customer accounts with configurable roles and permissions Yes Limited
Workflow engine that digitizes both front and back-end processes Yes No
Customizable quick order form experience Yes No
Robust price management engine that supports multiple, customizable price lists Yes No
Configurable quote to order flow for request for quotes, proposals, and order submissions. Yes No
Manage multiple, customizable catalogs for different buyer groups Yes Limited
Access to Robust Innovative Community and Ecosystem Yes Yes
* Pricing does not calculate the cost of Order Management capabilities. If required, Magento 2 module’s license cost will be higher.

All B2B Features Out-of-the-Box

Made for B2B

Even with the B2B extension, Magento 2 is still a B2C eCommerce platform and will require you to invest significant resources to change its’ core functionality into B2B requirements. Whereas OroCommerce has been designed with the core functionality of serving B2B structures and therefore is made for your business.

Native CRM Functionalities

With sales and marketing processes, leverage CRM capabilities, including managing the sale pipeline, building detailed marketing segments and gaining a 360-degree view of your customer and audience.

Faster Return on Investment

Compared to Magento 2, take advantage of a faster return on investment with out-of-the-box B2B eCommerce capabilities.

Simplified Maintenance and Upgrades

OroCommerce is built to provide easy and quick maintenance/upgrades that do not cause disruption to you, your business or business operations. With that being said, the Magento B2B module can be a lengthy and very complex process.

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