Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: Director of Solutions Engineering John Filson

For e-commerce businesses, attracting more customers to their websites is typically cause for celebration, as it usually drives higher revenue and increased profit. At the same time, as traffic increases on the e-commerce platform—like Magento, for instance—added stress is placed on the underlying database.  The database is a critical component, ensuring that … Continue reading →

B2B E-Commerce Market to Reach $6.7 Trillion by 2020

B2B companies are constantly looking for even the slightest edge on competitors, anything they can use to effectively differentiate themselves from their competition. But while many are attempting to develop bleeding-edge technologies or cut prices, many organizations may be missing an enormous opportunity right under their noses: A top-of-the-line e-commerce … Continue reading →

Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: Director of Channel Development Jesse Bornfreund

This year’s Magento Imagine conference, taking place April 20-22 at the Wynn Las Vegas, is groundbreaking for Clustrix as the company will be showcasing ClustrixDB 6.0, the industry’s first-ever enterprise database officially recognized by Magento as a MySQL alternative. ClustrixDB is a distributed SQL database strategically designed for fast-growing e-commerce … Continue reading →

Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: Director of Sales and Partnership Development Annette Merriman

Clustrix is heading to this year’s Magento Imagine conference—taking place April 20-22 at the Wynn Las Vegas—with ClustrixDB 6.0, the industry’s first-ever enterprise database officially recognized by Magento as a MySQL alternative. It’s an exciting time for the company, which is sending a lineup of A players—the Clustrix Imagine … Continue reading →

Meet the Clustrix Imagine Team: CEO Mike Azevedo

Clustrix provides e-commerce merchants, and others with demanding transaction volumes, the ability to scale without their sites slowing down or crashing.

Because of this technology, Clustrix heads to this year’s Magento Imagine conference (April 20-22 at the Wynn Las Vegas) with the first-ever enterprise database officially recognized by Magento as a MySQL … Continue reading →

China E-Commerce Market to Hit $1 trillion by 2019

Typically when analysts and media outlets discuss large revenue growth and market expansion in a given vertical or country, they talk in terms of millions or billions of dollars. But soon enough, talk of e-commerce in China will be discussed in terms of trillions, as a new report from Forrester estimates that the market will be worth $1 trillion by 2019.

China … Continue reading →

How Poor Magento Performance Can Cost You More than Just One Sale

Consider the following two cases of an online shopper who leaves your e-commerce site:

A)    A consumer browses your site for five minutes, maneuvering easily between subpages that load instantly. As that customer is getting ready to check out and make a purchase, his or her phone rings. The customer answers, becomes distracted, and … Continue reading →

Stop Praying for Performance and Ensure it Instead

If your e-commerce site has experienced rapid growth over the past several months, you likely owe your success to a few critical factors:

You sell a product or service that is in high demand Your product or service stands out from others in your industry Your website is easy to use and provides a top-notch customer experience

As long as you keep your business … Continue reading →

Optimizing Your E-Commerce Site Is About Looking Beyond Today

If you are an e-commerce business growing your earnings quarter after quarter, all probably seems right with the world. You’ve hit upon a formula for success that combines products that consumers need with prices they can afford. As you look toward the future there is hardly a ripple in the ocean of profitability you’ll be sailing on for years to come.

But … Continue reading →