Magento is an e-business platform launched in 2008. It was created by American software maker Varien on the basis of the Zend Framework.
Magento is available under free licence OSL 3.0, or under commercial licence in its Enterprise version.
Magento offers the following functionalities (among others):
- Multi-site management
- Management of the catalogue of (physical or virtual) products
- Mobile commerce
- Marketing tools and promotions
- Optimisation of natural referencing
- Transportation follow-up
- Customer service
- Customer space