Elastic Path named in Gartner’s new API-based Commerce category

“Digital commerce is rapidly evolving and the future landscape will include an API orientation at its core.” – Gartner, 2016 IT Digital Commerce Market Clock.


Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce 2017

Gartner has recognized Elastic Path in the Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce – furthest in completeness of vision and highest in ability to execute in the Visionary’s Quadrant.

Gartner 2016 IT Market Clock for Digital Commerce

Gartner has recognized API-based commerce platforms as a new category at the forefront of commerce evolution. Elastic Path, named a “visionary” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce 2017, is now also included in this category.

Gartner’s IT Market Clock for Digital Commerce places commerce software on a continuum from market start to obsolescence. The clock helps IT leaders make decisions about technologies that will shape the future of their brands. Technologies in the “Advantage” phase, such as Elastic Path, offer differentiated solutions for a future that Gartner calls “Commerce that Comes to You.”

Our Top 5 Reasons to Choose an API-based Commerce Platform:

  1. To present a unified customer experience through mobile, web, in-store, native apps and any new “smart things”
  2. When an agile, flexible platform is required
  3. When brand differentiation or definition through customization is important
  4. To layer sophisticated commerce functionality onto an existing platform
  5. To embrace the API-economy

gartner magic quadrant

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