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BigCommerce Named Leader in the IDC MarketScape for B2C Digital Commerce Platforms for Enterprise

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BigCommerce continues to make waves in IDC MarketScape.

After being named a Leader in IDC MarketScape’s latest B2B report, BigCommerce is thrilled to be named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide B2C Digital Commerce Platforms for Enterprise 2024 Vendor Assessment.

Evaluating vendors across the globe for B2C capabilities, IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework to compare ecommerce vendors on their product offerings and strategies.

Explore the complimentary excerpt to see why IDC MarketScape believes buyers should consider BigCommerce when “business agility, tech agility, and experiences are core differentiation strategies.”

What is the IDC MarketScape?

The IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. 

The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. 

IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared.

The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

Why BigCommerce is a Leader

IDC analysts consider a number of factors, including strengths and capabilities, when positioning each digital commerce platform within the market. Here is what the IDC MarketScape report cites as BigCommerce’s strengths for B2C digital commerce:

  • Developer- and business user–friendly: The company designed everything about BigCommerce — integrations, interfaces, and the low-code/no-code front-end — to be accessible for business users without the need for developer support. BigCommerce is also versionless with an API-first design, providing ample flexibility for seasoned developers to create headless and composable commerce experiences.

  • Flexible MACH architecture under the hood: While it is user-friendly, BigCommerce is extremely extensible by virtue of its MACH architecture capabilities. BigCommerce provides APIs and developer-friendly features to give buyers the ability to create headless and composable ecosystems for commerce. BigCommerce can also natively support multisite, multigeo, B2B2C, omnichannel, and multi-language commerce deployments.

  • Open SaaS ecosystem: BigCommerce offers open-sourced checkout, 95%+ API coverage of its platform, and a large app marketplace with easy, business-friendly integrations that don't generally require an expert to install. (Note: BigCommerce sells in every buyer market segment in digital commerce, so some of these apps may be better suited to SMBs.)

In its evaluation of BigCommerce, IDC MarketScape states: “Consider BigCommerce if you are a fast-growing, experience-driven brand looking for a multitenant SaaS B2C digital commerce platform.” 

The final word

Looking to elevate your brand while delivering a top-notch customer experience? It all starts with a strong B2C ecommerce platform.

Download this complimentary excerpt of the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide B2C Digital Commerce Platforms for Enterprise 2024 Vendor Assessment for a deeper dive into BigCommerce’s B2C capabilities and more.

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Shelley Kilpatrick is an accomplished content marketer who creates compelling, original content designed to educate and empower ecommerce businesses. She is currently Manager of Content Marketing at BigCommerce where she leads a world-class team of content writers and strategists. Outside of work, she loves exploring all things Texas BBQ and craft beer with her husband and two dogs.